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Family of Patrick Callahan, death 1899, in Loogootee, IN

Updated June 26, 2001

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Researching the family of Patrick Callahan, born yr 1829, death records show Jan 11, 1899, St. John's Cemetery, Loogootee, In.
Birth date was 1829, Ireland. County Cork may have been the birth location.

Parents shown as John and Mary (Murphy) O'Callaghan on Patrick's death certificate. Been told that parents stayed in Ireland and may have passed away before children left for America.

Patrick came to America, year unknown, with his 5 brothers and sisters. Mary, not married, died at sea. Thomas, settled in Cincinnati, OH. Married with two sons, William & Joseph. Will iam was in Real Estate, married with one son Walter. Thomas's second son Joseph married Sis Arvin. Six children from this marriage, Thomas (Todge), Clara, Rebecca, William, Anna and James.

Patrick's brother James went back to Ireland. The other two brothers Warren and John settled in Cincinnati, OH. John known to be a Capt on the Police force in Cincinnati, OH.

Patrick first married a lady with last name of Hopkins, One child born in this marriage, however, Hopkins and child died during childbirth. Ann Deehan came over from Leitrim County, Ireland and landed in New Orleans. Came to America with the help of her brother Barney. Met Patrick and married . Four children born in this marriage. Edward, Mary, Ella, and James Thomas Callahan. Edward died of TB. Mary married John Hughes.
Ella married Daniel Preusz of Vincennes, IN. James Thomas married Mary Ann Tewell and settled in Cannelburg & Loogootee, Indiana.

Six children were born from the marriage of James Thomas & Mary Ann Callahan. Anna, Francis Leo, Mary Agnes (Callahan) Spalding, Bertha Austella (Callahan) Kennard, John Lawrence and James Joseph. My parents were Bertha Austella (Callahan) and Herschel Albert Kennard. Five children from this marriage, John Austin, Mary Mildred (Kennard) Morris Conway, Helen Frances Kennard, Jean Therese (Kennard) Wise and James Herschel Kennard.

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