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Vincent DODD [Parents] was born on 5 Sep 1924 in Ballyrush, Co. Sligo. He died on 7 Dec 1973 in Ballyrush, Co. Sligo. Vincent married Anna LAVIN in 1958 in Kilglass, Co. Roscommon.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  M v Living.
  M vi
Paul DODD was born on 24 Jun 1969 in Ballyrush, Co. Sligo. He died on 24 Jun 1969 in Ballyrush, Co. Sligo.

William (Willie) FINUCANE [Parents] was born on 28 Dec 1900 in Clounprohus, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 7 Dec 1974 in Larha, Asdee, Co. Kerry. He was buried in Lislaughtin Abbey, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry. William married Margaret COUGHLAN in 1929 in St. Mary's Church, Asdee, Co. Kerry.

Margaret COUGHLAN was born in Jun 1899 in possibly Asdee, Co. Kerry. She died in Aug 1983 in Listowel, Co. Kerry. She was buried in Lislaughtin Abbey, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry. Margaret married William (Willie) FINUCANE in 1929 in St. Mary's Church, Asdee, Co. Kerry.

Willie and Margaret lived in Larha, Asdee, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.

William (Liam) Gerard FINUCANE [Parents] was born on 8 Aug 1924 in Urlee, Lisselton, Co. Kerry. He died on 4 Nov 1995 in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He was buried in Goshen, Pennsylvania. William married Norrie BOLAND in 1950 in Chicago.

Liam was a fine boxer in his youth.

Living.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  F iv Living.
  F v Living.
  F vi Living.

Living.

Living [Parents].


Michael LEAHY died after 4 Sep 1976. Michael married Mary GALVIN.

Mary GALVIN was born in Lixnaw, Co. Kerry. She died on 4 Sep 1976 in Clounprohus, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Mary married Michael LEAHY.

They had the following children.

  F i Margaret (Peggy) LEAHY died on 20 Jan 2004.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  F iv Living.

Patrick Robert HUDSON [Parents] was born on 13 May 1838 in Drowmcunig, Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 4 Jun 1838 in Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry. He died on 15 Dec 1914 in Philadelphia. He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Philadelphia. Patrick married Anna Agnes C. CARROLL in Sep 1885 in Philadelphia.

Patrick's baptismal sponsors were John Murnane and Ellen Carney.

Patrick emigrated to the United States with his brother Francis in 1853, aged only 15. He saw action on the Roanoke, Virginia during the Civil War. He became a US citizen in 1868 and joined the U.S. Marine Corps where he spent the rest of his career.

Patrick died of "chronic valvular disease of the heart".

Anna Agnes C. CARROLL [Parents] was born on 13 Nov 1848 in Liverpool. She died on 23 Dec 1940 in West Philadelphia. She was buried on 27 Dec 1940 in ly Cross Cemetery, Philadelphia. Anna married Patrick Robert HUDSON in Sep 1885 in Philadelphia.

Anna's parents were from Ballycanew, Co. Wexford. Anna and her family emigrated to the United States from Liverpool in 1851 when she was about three years of age.

Anna worked as a school teacher in Philadelphia for about 30 years up untli 1915.

They had the following children.

  M i
William HUDSON was born on 3 Jul 1886. He died in 1886. He was buried in Old Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia.
  F ii
Margaret Elizabeth HUDSON was born on 26 Sep 1887 in Philadelphia. She died on 12 Mar 1941 in West Philadelphia. She was buried on 14 Mar 1941 in Holy Cross Cemetery, Philadelphia.

Margaret graduated in 1909 from Bryn Mawr and held a PhD. She was a brilliant linguist and at the time of her death in 1941 she was head of the Department of Modern Languages at Frankford High School in Philadelphia. Her specialty was French. Her nephew Bill Hudson credits her with instilling in him a love of languages.

Margaret, who never married, died from "oedema(?) of glottis, exophthalmic goitre", the latter now known as Graves disease.
  M iii Richard Carroll (Carroll) A. HUDSON was born on 22 Mar 1889. He died on 11 Apr 1924.
  M iv William Joseph HUDSON was born on 17 Feb 1891. He died on 20 Nov 1968.

John CLAFFEY died. John married Bridget BYRNE.

Bridget BYRNE died. Bridget married John CLAFFEY.

Bridget and her husband, John, had 11 children, a number of whom settled in the San Francisco area of the United States.

They had the following children.

  M i
Thomas CLAFFEY was born about 1870 in Corramore, Kiltoom, Co. Roscommon.
  F ii Ellen CLAFFEY was born in 1875. She died on 9 Jun 1926.
  F iii Catherine (Katie) A. CLAFFEY was born in Jun 1879.
  M iv
John J. CLAFFEY was born in 1880 in Corramore, Kiltoom, Co. Roscommon. He died on 21 Feb 1963 in San Francisco.
  F v Margaret CLAFFEY was born about 1884. She died after 28 Jul 1935.
  F vi Cecilia CLAFFEY was born on 26 Nov 1895. She died on 18 Mar 1976.
  M vii
James CLAFFEY was born in Corramore, Kiltoom, Co. Roscommon. He died.
  M viii
Patrick CLAFFEY died.
  ix
'unknown' CLAFFEY died.
  x
'unknown' CLAFFEY died.
  xi
'unknown' CLAFFEY died.

John GIBBONS died. He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, California. John married Margaret CLAFFEY after 28 Jul 1935.

Margaret CLAFFEY [Parents] was born about 1884 in Corramore, Kiltoom, Co. Roscommon. She died after 28 Jul 1935. She was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, California. Margaret married John GIBBONS after 28 Jul 1935.

Other marriages:
MORAHAN, Eugene

Margaret and her first husband, Eugene Morahan, had no children. They lived at 283 Tara St. in San Francisco, just around the corner from Margaret's sister Cecilia and her family who lived at 511 Mount Vernon Avenue. It is believed that Margaret and Eugene struggled financially.

Margaret's second marriage, to John Gibbons, was apparently arranged by matchmaker John Nerney.


William HUDSON [Parents] was born about 1819 in probably Trieneragh, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died on 2 Jul 1893 in Philadelphia. He was buried in Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia. William married Ellen WALSH about 1851.

William worked as a labourer in Philadelphia and helped his brother Frank in his plastering business. According to his death certificate, William died at his home in Suffolk St., Philadelphia of "phthisis" (a form of tuberculosis). William had a white beard and smoked a pipe.

Ellen WALSH was born about 1821 in Ireland. She died on 22 May 1903 in Philadelphia. She was buried in probably Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia. Ellen married William HUDSON about 1851.

They had the following children.

  M i Richard Dennis HUDSON was born in 1852. He died on 10 Jul 1892.
  M ii
Edmund/Edward HUDSON was born in 1854 in Philadelphia. He died on 7 Jul 1908 in Philadelphia. He was buried in Old Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia.

According to the 1870 census, Edmond (or Edward) was a clerk in a store. He eventually became a house painter and died as a result of injuries sustained in a fall from a balcony he was painting. He was unmarried.
  F iii
Ellen HUDSON was born about 1857 in Philadelphia.
  F iv
Mary Ann HUDSON was born in 1860 in Philadelphia. She died in 1860 in Philadelphia.
  F v
Sarah HUDSON died.

Richard HUDSON [Parents] was born on 15 Aug 1827 in probably Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died on 14 Sep 1902 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh. Richard married Johanna O'CONNOR on 19 Feb 1854 in St. Paul's Church, Philadelphia.

Richard emigrated to the United States in 1849. He was a Civil War veteran, having served with the 3rd Regiment of the Wisconsin Cavalry between December 1861 and June 1862. He returned to civilian life before the end of the war as a result of an accident (details unknown) and worked as a stone mason. At the time of the 1900 census he and his wife, Johanna, were living in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Johanna O'CONNOR was born in Jan 1833 in Ireland. She died after 1 Nov 1902 in probably Oshkosh, Wisconsin. She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh. Johanna married Richard HUDSON on 19 Feb 1854 in St. Paul's Church, Philadelphia.

Johanna emigrated to the United states in 1849.

They had the following children.

  F i Mary Anne HUDSON was born in May 1855. She died in 1920.
  F ii Johanna HUDSON was born on 25 Mar 1858. She died on 24 Jun 1898.
  M iii
William HUDSON was born about 1859 in Wisconsin. He died about 1859 in Wisconsin.

William died as an infant.

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