I notice the name Sarah J. Mc Closkey. I have a Elizabeth J. McCloskey who
married John Friel from Beefpark, Mountcharles. Elizabeth was born Derry. They
immigrated to Phila., Pa.
I wonder if there could be a connection. I don't have anything else of
Elizabeth, but she was born 1823.
I am new to the e-mail list and wanted to see if anyone has any information
on the following families:
My great-grandfather, Daniel J. Cassidy, Sr., was born in Letterkenny,
Ireland on October 11, 1852. He married Susan Agnes Langan on January 21, 1875 in
Letterkenny, Ireland. Ulster Ancestry was unable to find a marriage record
I am unsure what his parents names were or if he had any siblings. He did
pay rent on property in Creeve Smith, Letterkenny, Ireland in the 1920's.
He and his family were living in Southport, Lancashire, England in 1880.
They then immigrated to the United States in October of 1881. They immediately
traveled to Cleveland, New Mexico where they made their home. Daniel died
January 14, 1927 in Cleveland, New Mexico.
His daughters married Doherty's who were also from Letterkenny, Ireland. We
know of some brothers who immigrated to Mora, New Mexico, USA: James
Doughtery (he changed the spelling of his last name when he immigrated to America),
John Doherty and Joseph Doherty. Their father is listed as James Doherty and
the wife as either Mary Morton or Martha Martin (it is possible he married
His wife, Susan Agnes Langan was born March 21, 1853 in Letterykenny,
Ireland. Her parents were Patrick and Anne Nelly Langan. She had the following
known siblings: Patrick, Charles, John, Anne (Quigley) and Mary Ellen
(Dougherty). She died December 13, 1900.
After Daniel Cassidy's first wife died, he married Sarah J. McCloskey of
Philadelphia, PA. Her sister also married a Cassidy, her name was Rose C.
McCloskey. Her parents were born in Ireland, although I have a lead on a U.S.
Census, I am unsure if her parents were John and Rose McCloskey.
I am looking for any information on any of these families: Cassidy,
Doherty/Dougherty, Langan and McCloskey.
The fish are biting.
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