Michael Kennealy (Cork, Ireland) and Hanorah Kennealy (nee Connor / O’Connor) (Killarney, Ireland) They were from Ireland. Married Sept. 13, 1846 in Salem, Massachusetts.
There were three so far as known children born:
Son: James Kennealy born in Salem, Massachusetts on February 1, 1852. Died May 10, 1910 the cause of Death T.B. (wasted away like Doc Holiday) Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chicago, Illinois
Son: Edmund Michael Kennealy born in Salem, Massachusetts on Jan. 5, 1856. Died October 24, 1922 the Cause of Death Organic Heart Disease, Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chicago, IL.
Daughter: Margaret Kennealy-Minahan born 12/17/1858 Born in Chicago Illinois and died on April 7, 1947 the cause of Death Kidney Failure, Buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Chicago, IL.
James Kennealy enlisted into U.S. 1st Calvary Company H on March 9, 1877 in San Francisco, CA. Re-enlisted to 1st Calvary Company F on March 18, 1882 at Fort Walla Walla in the Territory of Washington, Discharged March 17, 1887 at Fort Assinniboine, Montana (James Kennealy fought in Nez Perce war in 1877 in Idaho lasted over 30 days) Description: 5’8¼” 155 lbs. Hair: brown Eyes: gray Complexion: ruddy.