Wanted to update my message for the newest information. William GILLIGAN b. 1823-1827 in Ireland, d. 11-Nov-1913 in Mooddy County, IA, m. Ellen FITZPATRICK GILLIGAN c. 1866. She was born in Ireland. They had at least four daughters, Ellen GILLIGAN DEVANEY b. 1866 in Austin, MN, m. Thomas DEVANEY. She died 30-Nov-1924 in Moody County, SD. Her sisters, per her 1924 obituary were Mrs. William GAHAGAN of Austin, MN; Mrs. J. WALSH (believe name to be Bridget per SD birth records for Catherine WALSH 12-Feb-1893 Huges County, SD and Thomas Jacob WALSH b. 15-Apr-1898; Mrs. J. MCBRIDE(Kate per family information) of Meadow, SD. Per family information Ellen GILLIGAN DEVANEY's youngest son Richard DEVANEY went to live with his Aunt Kate McBride in Lemmon, SD after his mother's death. Lemmon and Meadow, SD are in Perkins County, SD. Have not been able to obtain parents names for William GILLIGAN or death information for Ellen FITZPATRICK GILLIGAN. William GILLIGAN obtained land in Moody County in 1889. He was a Railroad Engineer per his death certificate.
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