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Subject: [DILLON] JOHN DILLON/MARY WELSH IRELAND , NEW YORK 1849
Date: 14 Oct 2006 16:00:46 -0600
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Surnames: DILLON WELSH SHERIDAN LYNCH MCGINNIS NAUGHTON
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Seeking info on JOHN DILLON, b 1823--26 LISBELLAW, CO FERMANAGH IRELAND. Lived in CO CAVAN. Son of JOHN DILLON--MARY [MURPHY] DILLON. Married in 1847 to MARY [WELSH] DILLON b Co Kerry, Ireland, 1829. Came to the USA 1849--51, lived in MONGAUP VALLEY, TOWN OF BETHEL, SULLIVAN CO, NY from 1852 till his death in 1908. He was a farmer. His obituary states "His family on both sides were prominently involved in the failed Revoultion of 1798 under Emmet". [In Ireland]
His eldest son, THOMAS DILLON [my ggrandfather] was also a sucessful farmer in MONTICELLO, NY. Another son , JOHN J DILLON , was the owner and publisher if a nationally acclaimed farm newspaper, THE RURAL NEW YORKER, from the early 1900's till his death in 1950. ................
Please visit my family website, www.gerisgenes.com where you will find photos of my gggrandfather JOHN as well of other info and photos pertaining to my Dillon Family.