Any connections or info on any of the following? Bridget Graham Berry was my 2nd Great-grandmother, Thanks, Mary firstname.lastname@example.org
An unknown Graham , possibly a Dominic Graham was born in ? Co. Mayo, Ireland, supposedly the father of8 children, only 2 of his children'sgiven names are known that of Bridget Graham Berry and her brother James Graham, this unknown man died in ? Co. Mayo, Ireland, buried ? he had another son name unknownwho hadthe following children- James Graham ca 1817 who mar. Margaret Garvey this James died 1895 in Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois, Patrick Graham b ca 1823 mar. Honora Garvey , he died Xenia, Greene Co., Ohio, also a son Dominick Graham b ca 1830 mar. Bridget Welsh, he died in Xenia, Greene Co.,Ohio, also a John M. Graham born ca Aug. 1834 who married Bridget Carr, this John died in Chicago, IL , also a daughter Margaret Graham who married John Carney & they supposedly lived in Monmouth, Illinois.
Known Children of male Graham and unknown wife are:
i.Bridget Grehan/Grahon/5 Graham, born 1795 in prob.in Knockloughlre, Newport, Co Mayo, Ireland, it is known that 4 nephews of hers came to Xenia, Greene County, Ohio where many of her&her husband ,Thady Berry's children had settled, nephews- John, Patrick & Dominic Graham, their brother JamesGraham & sister Mary Graham Carney settled in Monmouth, Illinois; Bridget Graham Berry died 20 October 1853 on Island of small Inishturk, Clew Bay, Co. Mayo, Ireland, buried Inishdaft, she died when her daughter Ann was 5 years old, her marker reads born c. 1798, died 20 Oct. 1853, age 55, her husbandThady Berry b c 1786, died 13 Nov. 1882 age 96, the other stone is for their sonPatrick Berry. Thady Berryjointly leasedthe 59 acres of Inishturk with William Berry in 1855 from the Marquis of Sligo, Thady came to USA after the American Civil War to visit his children who had settled in Xenia, and in Cleveland, Ohio, he returned to Ireland after his visit. Thady died 13 November 1882 on Island of small Inishturk,Clew Bay, Co. Mayo, Ireland, buried Inishdaft in Clew Bay, Co . Mayo, the marker states age 96, the Berry family attended Church at Myna, Kilmeena, the present church stands on the ruins of the old church
ii.male Graham, born Unknown in ? CoMayo, Ireland; died Unknown in ?, buried ?.
iii.James Graham, born Unknown in ? CoMayo, Ireland, family lore states he was born in Newport, Co. Mayo, Ireland & died about 1844 in Westport, Co. Mayo, IR,buried ?,James married Mary Sweeney Unknown in ?.Mary was born 1795 in ?, IR, Mary, a widow came to North America 18 April, 1847 from Liverpool on the Bruce for Canada, with sons Dominick, JohnGraham & their older sister Bridget Graham & her husband Michael Lunn ,and others, Mary Sweeney Graham died 1884 in Galesburg, IL, buried St. Joseph's Cem. in ?, parents unknown, Mary per family lore had 6 Sweeney brothers, names unknown.
Children of James Graham and Mary Sweeney are:
a.Patrick6 Graham, born 1818 in ?, Ireland,poss. lived in Monmouth, IL, emig in 1847 to Canada, with widowed mother and 7 siblings, died 1894 in ?, buried ?, in 1880 lived Cameron, Warren Co., IL with second wife and children, worked for the Railroad, age 60.He married (1) Winifred Dyra Bef. 1855 in ?; born 1835 in ?, born in Ireland her son James states in 1900 census, as well as son Patrick in 1900 census; died 1868 in ?, buried ?.He married (2) Margaret "Maggie" Sweeney 20 August 1870 in Warren County, IL; born 1843 in ?, Ireland,in 1880 age 45 Keeping house, living in Cameron, Warren Co, IL with husband &family, states she was born in Ireland, as well as her parents, in 1900 widow age 48 living Coldbrook Twp., Warren Co., IL, emig. 1870, 30 yrs. in US, ma of 7 , 7 living; died Aft. 1900 in ?, buried ?
b.John Graham, born 1820 in ?, Came to North America 18 April 1847 with brother Dominic, sister Bridget and her husband Michael Lunn & baby; died 1907 in ?, in 1851 living with brother Dominic,& the Lunns in Oakland, Brant Co., Ontario, Canada, he is probablythe John Graham age 80 b June 1819who in 1900 was living Monmouth, Warren Co., IL 1118 S. 6th St., emig. 1880, 20 yrs. in US, day laborer, owned mort. home, single.
c.Bridget Graham, born Abt. 05 August 1825 in ?, Co. Mayo, emig in 1847 to Canada with her widowed mother & 7 siblings; died 26 December 1912 in Oakland, Brant, Ontario, Canada, age 87,d of James Graham & Mary Sweeney/ her death cert., buried ?in 1901 age 75 widow b 5 Aug. 1825 in Oxford South Oakland, Canada, in 1911 age 85 b Aug. 1825 widow, in Oakland Brantford, Ontario, Canada.She married Michael Lunn Unknown in ? Ireland ;Michael was born Unknown in ?,IR, sailed from Liverpool on the Bruce with wife, infant daughter, his brother-in-laws Dominic & John Graham; Micahel Lunn died Bef. 1901 in ?, buried ? wife's death cert. states b 1825 but family lore states she was an older sister.
d.Dominick C. 'D.C.' Graham, born Bet. November 1827 - 1829 in ?, Co. Mayo, IR, poss. Rosturk on the north of Clew Bay, lived Cameron, IL, raised sheep, in his later years wrote his autobiography, birth Nov. 1831/ 1900 census, died 28 September 1906 in Galesburg, IL in his last home, 555 North St.,buried Silent Home Cem.,, emig. to ? Canada on the ship "Bruce" in 1847& lived for some time in Brant Co., Ontario, where in 1851 he owned 50 acres & his brother John Graham & the Michael Lunns were with him , mar. 1st in 1857.He married (1) Mary Chapin 1857 in ?; born 1836 in ?, Canada, a Canadian, lived Brantford, Canada,daughter of Lyman & Matilda Fairchild Chapin, The Fairchilds were an old Loyalist Family, she wasburied pauper's field with daughter Blanche, in 1868 body moved to Silent Home Cem. as well as daughter Blanche's,Dominick & Mary moved to a Cameron, IL farm.He married (2) Rebecca Westbrook 1866 in ?; born Abt. 1836 in ?, Canada, English, She was a Canadian widow with 2children, Joseph & Julia Sayles, daughter of Abraham Westbrook & Angelina Fairchild, both b Canada, Dominick from 1891-1893 was an IL state assembyman, Republican, in 1880 they lived Floyd Twp., Warren Co., IL; died 1889 in ?,he a Justice of the Peace, Warren Co., IL supervisor .He married (3) Matilda or Martha 'Mattie' 'Matty' A. Mazelle Abt. 1891 in ?, in 1900 census stated married 9 years; born June 1857 in ? Florida, dad b Florida, mom b Vermont, name could have been Mizelle, she &husband in 1900 lived Floyd Twp., Warren Co., IL, he age 68, she 48, mar. 9 yrs. 1 child, he emig 1846, 50 yrs. in US, Farmer; died Unknown in ?, buried ?niece Florence Mizelle age 20 b May 1880 Florida living with them in 1900 teacher, also a boarder Mike Mellican age 22 farm laborem, C.R. Ewing age 22 farm laborer.
e.Mary Graham, born Abt. 1833 in ? Clew Bay area of Co. Mayo, emig in 1847, at age 14 with her sister & brother, Dominic,unknown where she settled, one source states she remained in ? Canada, poss. died 27 Aug. 1895 age 64 yrs. in Windham, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, married, b ca 1831-1833; died Unknown in ?, buried ? in one place her name is seen as Margaret Graham, name is Mary on son James's death cert..She married Patrick McSloy Unknown in ?; born Unknown in ?, in the 1890's Annie McSloy & Ellen Lunn had attended a Graham reunion in Illinois, he poss. a son of a Patrick McSloy poss b 7 Nov. 1834/1901 census of Norfolk North, Windham, Canada; died Unknown in ?, buried ?In 1968 Betty McSloy of La Salette, Ontario, Canada attended the 66th Graham Reunion in Galesburg, IL, members of her family had come to the reunion years ago along with the Lunns &the Balls, he poss. died 24 Jan. 1909 widowed, age 67 in Windham.
f.Margaret Graham, born Unknown in ? prob. Coastal area of Clew Bay, Co Mayo, unknown where she lived in North America; died Unknown in ?,She married Conner Chambers Unknown in ?; born Unknown in ?, parents and siblings unknown; died Unknown in ?, buried ?.
g.James Graham, born March 1837 in poss. Rosturk on North shore of Clew Bay, Co. Mayo, Ireland, married his 1st cousin once removed, in 1900 living Floyd Township, Warren County, IL, emig to USA in 1864, 36 years in US,mar. 29 yrs.,son of James Graham & Mary Sweeney, Farmer, owned free farm in 1900; died July 1922 in Galesburg, IL, buried ?, mar. 15or 23 Sept. 1870 Immaculate Conception Church, Monmouth, IL, 9 children, 7 living in 1900.He married Bridget Graham 15 September 1870 in Immaculate Conception Church, Monmouth, Warren County, IL or mar. 23 Sept.; born 09 June 1850 in Xenia, OH, obit states she was born in Co. Mayo & Lived Cameron IL, or poss. Monmouth, IL, she married her father's first cousin, her obit says she was born in Co. Mayo & came out withparents at age 6 months to Xen; died November 1905 in 6, bur. St. Joseph's Cem., Galesburg, IL, lived 682 Maple Ave., Galesburg in 1905, member of Corpus Christi Church, her husband was her father's first cousin ,/ 1900 census b IR.
h.Honora Graham, born 1839 in ?; died 1879 in ?, buried ?.