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Michael Francis Ryan, m. Bridget Agnes Shelly of Co. Kilkenny

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Re: Michael Francis Ryan, m. Bridget Agnes Shelly of Co. Kilkenny

Posted: 15 Sep 2013 1:27PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have a Michael Ryan married first to Rose Cassidy (my gr grandfather's sister) on 5 Jan 1888 at St Anthony Padua in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. They have three children: Patrick b. 1888, Catherine b. 1890, Mary b. 1892, In the NYS Census1892 they our living in the building housing my gr grandfather's saloon. Rose dies in 1892:

Brooklyn Eagle
RYAN–On Friday March 14, 1896 ROSE RYAN, nee Cassidy, beloved wife of Michael Ryan in her 30th year.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral from her late residence, 346 Franklin av, on Monday, March 16 at 9 :30 A.M. Thence to the Church of the Nativity, where a solemn requiem mass will be offered for the repose of her soul. Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.
[Philadelphia papers please copy.]

Michael marries again Agnes Shelly (6 June 1897). They have eight children:
Frank, Mar 1898
Ann May Jan 1899
Margarette M. 1902
John S. 1905
Agnes V. 1907
Josephine K. May 1909
Grace 1912
Florence 1915

Michael is the godparents of several of my Cassidys:
This is to certify that Charles Cassidy
Child of Patrick Cassidy
and Margaret Collins
born in Brooklyn New York
on the 16th day of January 1891
was Baptized
on the 8th day of February 1891
According to the rite of the Roman Catholic Church
by the Rev. Thomas F. McGronen
the Sponsors being Michael Ryan and Rose Ryan
as appears from the Baptismal Register of this Church.

This is to certify that Thomas Cassidy
Child of Patrick Cassidy
and Margaret Dempsey (sic)
born in Brooklyn New York
on the 28th day of April 1896
was Baptized
on the 3rd day of May 1896
According to the rite of the Roman Catholic Church
by the Rev. Daniel F. Cherry
the Sponsors being Michael Ryan and Josephine Valentines
as appears from the Baptismal Register of this Church.


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