======================================= Source: HISTORY OF WYOMING CO., NY BY: F. W. BEERS, 1880 =======================================
PATRICK LACY was born in county Wexford, Ireland, in 1793, and in early manhood came to Newfoundland, where he was engaged in cod fishing for several years. From thence he went to Boston, MA, where he married MARGARET MURPHY. About 1845 he removed to Java, NY., where he still resides, engaged in farming. His son, James Lacy, was born in Boston,MA, in 1837, and came to Java with his parents. He spent two years in the war of the Rebellion with the 71st N.Y. infantry, since which he has been engaged most of the time in the oil regions of Pennsylvania.