I am researching our Crotty Family History from Kilrush to Buffalo N.Y. This was one of at least 3 Crotty families living here at the turn of the Century. Thomas Crotty married Sarah Keane(Kane) in Kilrush,County Clare, Ireland prior to 1854.They never leaft Ireland. They had the following known children whocame to Buffalo N.Y. 1) Patrick Crotty born abt 1854,Kilrush,immigrated 1871 to Buffalo.MarriedHannah Colbert abt 1880 in Bflo.Died in a Railroad accident ,Bflo 15,Apr,1905
2) John Crotty,born 4 Apr 1866 ,Kilrush,immigratted to Bflo 1881,married Ellen Ann Hughes,25 Apr 1895 in Bflo.She died.He was in the Tavern Bussines.
3) Michael Crotty born abt 1870 Knockerra(Knockerry)County Clare, Ireland, immigrated 1887 to Bflo. Married Julia O'Brien in 1892,she died he remarried Catherine Daly(Meers), 1903.He died Sept 21,1903.
4) Thomas Crotty( our Grandfather)born 20 June 1875, Knockerra(Knockerry),County Clare , immigrated to Bflo 19 May 1892,married Elizabeth O'Connor(Kildysart) in Bflo25,Apr,1900.He was in the Tavern Bussines.
5) Steven "Marty" Crotty, born 20 Apr 1877.County Clare,immigrated to Bflo,married Mary Jane McDonnell.He was in the Tavern Bussines.
6) Delia Crotty, birth date unknown, married a Thomas Browne, relocated to Clifton ,N.J. , they had a son Thomas.
Searching for any information of the Kilrush Area History of this family and any other info.Would appreciate hearing from anyone with info. Thank you in advance. Fran,firstname.lastname@example.org