My name is Peter CONNORS my mother was a Kilduff originally from Kingston, Ontario Canada. We have traced our family back to Maria KELLY nee GOLDSMITH of Longford Ireland, died 06 July 1871 in Frontenac County, Ontario (Kingston).
Her daughter Frances Elizabeth Kelly born 1866 in Kingston,died 17 Jan 1937, married Peter Alexander KILDUFF. He was an alderman in the City of Kingston Ontario. The family moved to Ottawa, Ontario Canada where Peter built the library of the Canadian Parliament buildings.
The children of Frances Elizabeth KELLY and Peter Alexander KILDUFF were:
Frances Ellen James Peter Mary Veronica (MOORE) Margaret Rosalie (CLARKIN) Anna Cecilia (CONNORS)
Francis KELLY had a brother Thomas Kelly who was residing in Parkville, Platt County, Missouri on June 24th 1860
Another brother J.P. Kelly (Joe)went To Buenos Aires and then to Valparaiso and finally was a railroader in Conception Chile in July of 1891
My mother's branch of the Kilduff family lived in Ottawa and Montreal Quebec Canada. Her branch of the KILDUFFS ended with the death of her brother James Peter.