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Re: Burgess Family

Posted: 29 Feb 2008 10:09AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Regan Blackinger Burke
In my message dated January 26, 2003, the Regan to whom referred was probably Timothy A. Regan. His parents were Morgan and Mary (Burke) Regan of Wisconsin (emigrated from Ireland, stopped first in Maine, then resided in New York for a few years, and then moved to Wisconsin). At least three of his brothers, William V., Stephen F. and Philip A. Regan also made their appearances in Idaho, but Tim is the one who was more widely known in Ada and Owyhee counties, Idaho. Timothy arrived in Jordan Valley, Oregon (near the Idaho border) in November, 1864, and then walked to Silver City, Idaho, a new mining town in the Owyhee Mountains. He moved to Boise in 1889, having acquired a good deal of assets during his early years in Owyhee County through mining investments. If you have access to the book, "Syringa Blossoms," by J. D. Flenner, there is an interesting biography (and photo) of him on pp. 42-46. I should mention that in 1912, two sons of Timothy and Rose C. (Blackinger) Regan, were both in business in Boise.
Elizabeth L. Cuff
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
JKim5330 11 Jan 2002 4:15AM GMT 
Robert H. Skinner 25 Jan 2003 2:50AM GMT 
JudyKimble 26 Jan 2003 12:22AM GMT 
Lizeba33 26 Jan 2003 12:51AM GMT 
JudyKimble 26 Jan 2003 2:07AM GMT 
chrystalina01 24 Feb 2008 7:18PM GMT 
Lizeba33 29 Feb 2008 5:09PM GMT 
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