Information possibly from a headstone in St. Mary Cemetery, Briggsville, Marquette County leads me here to post this query.
We have a picture of a Michael Cleary. On back, some information supposedly taken from headstone at St. Mary Cemetery (where exactly this headstone is located is not 100% certain): b. 1822, d. 1-29-1893. Native of the Parish
of Allentown, Land of Rathbride, Co. Kildare, Ireland
This Michael is possibly the immigrant ancestor of a large nest of Clearys (nearly all the families and decendants of 9 children of Bernard Augustus b.6-18-04, son of Thomas Joseph b.1851, son of Michael b.1822) living in and around Indianapolis, IN.
Any help on Kildare Clearys would be much appreciated.