sam fortney was born in wayne cty oh in 1825-married mary in 1859 on dec. 19 actually in wyandot cty. the cty seat was closer in wyandot. they had 7 children. sam died in 1885-2 sons diedyoug in 1889&1890. cannot find what happened to mary o'shaughnessy fortney where she went to live or where she is buried. all i know is her name (middle name ann) and she was born in ireland probably around 1838. sam died in 1885. the remaining children were 22,21,17,13,9 years old. mary 22, was married;tom 21, moved to indiana; that left her with 3 young children at home.have traced all but i daughter and the mother.