James and Ann Daly Kennedy (according to family tradition)
came to America in 1851 from Co. Westmeath Ireland,landed
in Philadelphia, settled in Altoona, were in Northfield Minn.
by the 1860 census. Cannot find them on any ships, the court house burned down. A schetchy record that a James
Kennedy was naturalized in Boone Co .Children Anne, m Patrick Gilligan, Bridget stayed in PA and died there. Thomas John, Michael Patrick,Rose Ann all born in Ireland, James,
Mary and Catherine born in or near Altoona. John returned
to PA following Civil War. Any information appreciated.