Descendants of Cornelius Gallagher
Generation No. 1
1. CORNELIUS1 GALLAGHER was born Abt. 1818 in Ireland. He married MARY O'DONNELL.
Children of CORNELIUS GALLAGHER and MARY O'DONNELL are:
i. MARY2 GALLAGHER.
ii. DOMINIC GALLAGHER, b. 1846.
iii. DANIEL GALLAGHER, b. 1850.
iv. DENNIS J GALLAGHER, b. 1852, Dungloe, County Donegal, Ireland; d. 1912, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Notes for DENNIS J GALLAGHER:
His baptismal record lists his name as Dionysius Gallagher
In a letter from Rev. Edward F. McSweeney, Archivist Diocese of Pittsburgh, 125 North Craig St., Pittsburgh, Pa., 15213 to Beth Winter dted April 23, 1992 we learn:
There is a Mrs. J.T.Cleland, Danville, Ill whose father (died in 1916) was a brother of Dennis.
From his will made out Nov 10, 1893 when he was pastor at St. Matthew church, Tyrone, Blair County, Pa he speaks of his mother, Mary Gallagher as still living.
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Event 1: August 6, 1852, Baptized. Sponsors Antonio and Anna Ward
2. v. CORNELIUS GALLAGHER, b. March 14, 1855, County Donegal, Ireland; d. March 13,1935.
Generation No. 2
2. CORNELIUS2 GALLAGHER (CORNELIUS1) was born March 14, 1855 in County Donegal, Ireland, and died Mar 13,1935. He married (1) ELIZABETH CURRAN January 3, 1885 in St. Gabriel Church, Hazleton, Pa.. He married (2) MARGARET WARD January 16, 1887 in St. Gabriel Church, Hazleton, Pa.. Newspaper article at left is from Con's 74th birthday celebration. Click here to read more about it.
More About ELIZABETH CURRAN: (photo at right)
More About MARGARET WARD:
Born in County Cork, Ireland (according to Elizabeth Gallagher Winter)
She often said to granddaughter Elizabeth Gallagher "I thought my heart would break the day that Con married Lizzie".
Marriage Notes for CORNELIUS GALLAGHER and ELIZABETH CURRAN:
Marriage Notes for CORNELIUS GALLAGHER and MARGARET WARD:
Child of CORNELIUS GALLAGHER and ELIZABETH CURRAN is:
3. i. LEO DENNIS3 GALLAGHER, b. November 10, 1885, Hazelton, Pa; d. February 3, 1971, Longview, Wash.
Children of CORNELIUS GALLAGHER and MARGARET WARD are:
ii. MARY3 GALLAGHER, b. October 1887.
iii. STANLEY GALLAGHER, b. June 1892.
iv. ROSE GALLAGHER, b. February 1895.
v. CORNELIUS GALLAGHER, b. December 1897.
Generation No. 3
3. LEO DENNIS3 GALLAGHER (CORNELIUS2, CORNELIUS1) was born November 10, 1885 in Hazelton, Pa, and died February 3, 1971 in Longview, Wash. He married JOHANNA LARSON April 3, 1918, daughter of OLOF LARSSON and SARAH CURTIS.
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