Seeking parents of BRYAN THOMAS FINNIGAN (b circa 1797, possibly Co Monaghan) and wife MARY MOORE (b circa 1815). Known to have lived in Dundalk and Drogheda, Co Louth. Children born in Ireland: BRIDGET (b 1840, m WILLIAM MCKINNERY in 1860 Xenia OH, d 1932 Champaign IL); CATHERINE (b c1843, m THOMAS WALSH in 1878 Decatur IL, d 1911 Decatur); MARY (b c1845, m HENRY HUGHES in 1870 Decatur, d 1927 Champaign); MICHAEL (b c1848, m ELLEN HORAN, d 1904 Gibson City IL); PETER (b 1850, m MARGARET PEARL & MARY ANN DOWNEY, d 1942 Macon MO, bur Sioux City IA); THOMAS JOSEPH (b 1851/53, m MARTHA MARY DELARGY in 1877 Piatt Co IL, d 1920 Champaign). Youngest child, MARGARET ANN b 1855 Xenia OH, m PATRICK LYNCH in 1850 Champaign, d 1933 Champaign.
BRYAN THOMAS FINNIGAN died 6 Jan 1888, DeLand, Piatt Co IL. MARY MOORE FINNIGAN died 19 April 1895 Champaign. Buried St. Mary's Cemetery, Champaign.
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