|William LeRoy Dwyer|
8464 Cassatt Way
Fax: (916) 688-1611
|Looking for information about Michael DWYER prior to his arrival in the U.S.Michael was born in Co. Tipperary Ireland in 1825 and came to the U.S. in 1849.He immigrated through New Orleans, traveled up the Mississippi to Alton, Illinois.He wroked for a while for the Chicago and Alton railroad before settling on a farm near Winchester Illinois.He amrried Margaret CAREY in Springfield Illinois in 1853.He had a older sister (Mary) who was borm in 1797.She married Patrick O'DONNEL and is buried is Winchestre also.A older brother (Timothy borm 1812) is also buried in Winchester.|
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