GAFFIN and KELLER families. Ireland and New York state
Thomas Gaffin, born 1833 Ireland. Died of cancer in Rochester, NY 1881.
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(? father Thomas, mother Catherine. To US btw 1833 & 1843 ?)
Married Mary Keller (b 1835) about 1850.
Children: Mary 1854, George 1856, Thomas 1858,vAnna 1861, Nellie 1866.
The family was living in Albany, NY as of 1859.
In 1866 they were living in Rochester, NY.
Thomas served in the Civil War Company B, 188th Infantry.
Son Thomas 1858-1911. In 1891 Thomas married Sarah Elphick (1856-1932)