b. 1840 Tuam, County Galway. Arr Phila abt 1848; applied for citizeship Phila Court of Pleas in 1865; may have served in a PA unit during Civil War; purchased land and married Mary Herity in McEwen, TN 1872. Had seven daughters and two sons; died 1906 and buried in St. Patrick's RC cemetary. May have had brother living in McEwen also. Any info on parents and siblings is greatly appreciated.