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Gannon/Nee Galway IRE->So. Boston, MA

Gannon/Nee Galway IRE->So. Boston, MA

Angela Harris (View posts)
Posted: 13 Jan 2000 5:20AM GMT
Seeking info on my ggrandmother and ggrandfather's
families. John GANNON (born ca1871 died Mar 1916)
from Connemara, Galway, IRE married Bridget NEE
(born ca1869 died Aug 1948)also from Connemara.
They had 8 children: Mary (born ca1898, died 09
Jan 1935), Thomas (born ca1900, died Jun 1942),
Martin (born ca1902, died Dec 1924), Bridget
(born ca1904, died Nov 1920), Barbara (died
ca1949), John, James, and Patrick.
John GANNON Sr. had a brother, Morgan GANNON
(born ca1875, died Nov 1916) and a sister known
as "Ma" HICKEY. They all lived in South Boston
on B Street and D Street.
Bridget NEE was the youngest of three sisters who
emigrated to the US (one of whom may have been
Winifred), and an unknown number of brothers who
remained in IRE (one of whom may have been a
missionary priest who traveled to China.)
Thomas and Patrick never married and had no
children. John may have married and may have had
step-children. James married and had two sons,
James and Robert. Barbara had at least three
children. Mary married Joseph MOSCHELLA and had
five children.
Would appreciate any information regarding these
families...especially John GANNON Jr. According to
family lore, he was in possession of a trunk with
ancestral birth certificates and other legal
documents, and possibly photographs.
TIA,
Angela Harris

Re: Gannon/Nee Galway IRE->So. Boston, MA

Posted: 12 Nov 2001 7:14AM GMT
Classification: Query
Probably no relation but my great uncle John J. Gannon, Sr (1874-?) married Bridget Murphy (1872-c.1972) and had son John, Jr. (1902-?) and lived in Chicago area after senior came to this country. Other children were Francis Gannon and Mary Ellen Gannon (b1905-?)

Re: Gannon/Nee Galway IRE->So. Boston, MA

Posted: 6 Nov 2002 5:27AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 8 Nov 2002 3:09AM GMT
Not sure of connection. My gguncle John J. Gannon, Sr. (c. 1874-?) married Bridget Murphy (bc1872-dc1972) and had children Francis Gannon, John, Jr. and Mary Ellen (bc1905) who married Fred Dornbos and had eight children
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