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Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2000 01:41:08 EST
"The Search for Missing Friends", Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in
the Boston Pilot, Ruth-Ann M. Harris and B. Emer O'Keeffe, Editors; New
England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1995.
Volume IV: 1857 - 1860
notices posted February 14, 1857
pg 22 of book;
OF RICHARD FITZGERALD, aged about 32 years, a native of Andmore [co.
Waterford], who went from Boston to New Orleans in the fall of 1854, and left
on the 9th of May following, on board the "Maid of Orleans" bound for Boston,
and has not been heard from since. Information received by his brother,
Jern'h FITZGERALD, No. 4 Chartres street, New Orleans, La.
OF JAMES McMAHON, son of PATRICK McMAHON and MARY O'HARA, Eyrecourt, county
Galway, who came to Quebec in 1832, and was last seen in Rochester, N.Y., in
1837, supposed to be in Savanah, Geo. Information to be addressed to his
sister, MARY McGRAW, or to her husband, JOHN McGRAW, Market street, Chicago,
OF JOHN FARREL, native of Ballinasloe [co, Galway]; who left Ashton on the
line England 1 year ago, worked in New London, NY. last fall, and started for
the West - suppose to be in Illinois or Michigan. His wife Margaret (maideN
name BANNON) native of Oughterard, with her child and sister ANNE, are in
Rome, NY. Address, care of Rev. Wm Beecham, or MATHEW FAHY.
OF MICHAEL and JOHN DUNNE, of parish Crookstown [co. Kildare], who together
with their mother and sister, MARY DUNNE, came to some part of this country
early in May, 1847. Please address their brother-in-law, R. FELIX BYRNE, care
of Messrs D & J Sadlier & Co., Monntreal, Canada.
OF WILLIAM DOORLEY, native of Strokestown [co. Kerry], who came to this
country in 1845; when last heard from, 18 mo's since, was in Savannah, Ga.
Please address his cousin, PATRICK DOORLEY, care of THOMAS WALSH, Lasalle,
pg 23 of book;
OF MARY COYLE, widow of MICH'L COYLE, of Drumacanew [co. Kerry], who came to
this country 3 yrs since. Please address her daughter, MARGARET COYLE, 21
Utica street, Boston, where she will likewise receive information of her
uncles, CHARLES and PHILIP RIELLY, who are supposed to be in Taunton.
OF JOHN O'CONNOR, of Baltvin, parish of Odorney (co. Kerry), who sailed from
the Sandpiers, Tralee, in April, 1854, landed in Quebec June 15th, worked
with a farmer, and is supposed to be drowned. Information received by his
sister Margaret, care of Jeremiah Brick, Waterbury, Conn.
OF CATHERINE & BRIDGET BARRETT, of parish Montcashel [co. Kerry]. Catherine
lived last Christmas 3 yrs ago with Mrs. Chamberlan, Brooklyn, NY. Bridget
arrived in New York 12 months after. Please address their brother JOHN,
OF JOHN, JAMES, JEREM'H and CORNEL'S CONNORS, of parish Ventry, west of
Dingle (co. Kerry); when last hear of, 4 years ago, were in Wisconsin. Any
person knowing anything of their whereabouts will please address their
brother and sister, Ellen and Timothy, Sidney, Shelby county, Ohio.
OF JOHN BARRY, native of parish Dunquinn [co. Kerry], who left home about 3
years ago. When last heard from was in Alexandria, Va., Information received
by his sister, MARY, Gerrish place, Salem, Mass.
OF DANIEL KEY, from the parish of Keel, near Dingle, county Kerry; when last
heard from, 2 years ago, he worked in Logansport, Cass county, Ind.
Information of him received by his brothers, PATRICK and JOHN, Broadway Depot
post office, Rockingham county, Virginia.
OF ELLEN LYNCH, daughter of DAVID LYNCH and BETSY CISSANE, of Aghadoe, county
Kerry; when last heard from she lived with JEREMIAH FALVEY, in Oliver street,
Boston. Information of her, addressed to MR. MICHAEL O'SHEA, No. 5
Church-street place, Boston, would be an act of great charity to an afflicted
OF CORNELIUS MOYNIHAN, native of Barridure, county Kerry, who came to this
country about 17 years ago; when last heard from, about a year ago, he was in
Virginia. Information of his received by his brother, DANIEL, care of B.
DOWNING, "Parker House," School street, Boston, Mass. (ad of 2/21/57 changes
parish to: "Barriduve";wording changes slightly)
notice posted July 11, 1857
OF EDMOND BARRY, of the parish of Kilbrim, co. Cork;' who came to this
country about ten years ago; when last heard from (two years ago,) he was in
Lexington, Kentucky. Information will be received by his nephew, WILLIAM
THOMPSON, care of Maurice Kent, Hingham, Massachusetts.
OF WILLIAM O'BRIEN, or son, WILLIAM, JR, of the town of Kinsale, county Cork.
Please address PATRICK MCCARTHY, 116 Beach street, Boston, Massachusetts.
OF DANIEL SULLIVAN, who landed in Boston in August, 1854; and of his brother
PATRICK, who landed in New York in June 1855. Both are from Farinatee, parish
Bordaneen [co. Kerry]. Address TIMOTHY SULLIVAN, Dicksonville, Cole county,
OF JAMES SHOCKROW, otherwise Daly, a native of Caherciveen [co. Kerry]. When
last heard from he was in New Orleans. Information received by his brother
JEREMIAH, care of JOHN SAVAGE, Lord's Bridge, Connecticut, or JOHN CAREY,
OF JAMES FITZMORRIS, son of EDMOND FITZMORRIS and JOHANA LYONS, a native of
parish Licksnaw, barony of Kilnmoris [co. Kerry], who sailed from Liverpool
to New York in September, 1851; when last heard from was in Carolina county,
Maryland. Please address his father, HORICON, Dodge county, Wisconsin.
OF JOHN FINUCAN, native of Glinoe [co Kerry] who came to this country about 6
years ago; when last heard of worked on lake Michigan. He was second engineer
on a steamer. His sisters, MARY and CATHERINE, are anxious to hear of him.
Please address MARY FINUCAN, Lanesboro, Susquehanna county, Pennsylvania.
OF JAMES MORIARTY, son of MATHEW MORIARTY, of parish Kells [co. Kerry]; was
last heard of in Springfield, Ohio, in 1854. His sisters, MARY and CATHERINE,
are anxious to hear from him. Please address them, care of R M ROCHE,
OF MARY CONNOR, from county Kerry, who sailed from Liverpool in the ship
"Jeremiah," on the 8th of April last. Any information of her whereabouts
received by her father, James Connor, Locckport (sic), Illinois.
OF JAMES GALVIN, of Charaglan, co. Kerry, Ireland; when last heard from was
at Holyoke, Mass. Address his brother, JOHN GALVIN, Manchester Station,
OF THOMAS VAUGHAN, native of Mohar, parish of Kilmcreha [co Clare], who was
last heard from in Spencer Corner, Duchess county, New York, in 1851.
Information received by his nephew, Thomas L. Walsh, Leiano, Lasalle county,
OF MARY KELLY, parish of Ballina, townland of Richinch, county Tippeary
[sic], who sailed from Limerick with her brother, PATRICK, and her sister,
BRIDGET, and landed in Quebec, June, 1348 [sic]. She lived in Montreal for 3
years, then she came to the State of New York and lived in Hampton,
Washington county, and had her letters directed to the care of Mr. Stow, from
her uncle W. BRITT in 1853. Any person giving information of her will receive
the above reward, by writing to her brother, PATRICK KELLY, Ludlowville,
Tompkins county, New York.
notice posted April 9, 1859
OF PATRICK and MICHAEL MCGOWAN, aged 18 and 15 years, respectively, sons of
MARGARET MCGOWAN, of Ballycroagh [co Mayo], who arrived in Philadelphia in
March, 1854. Michael lived with William Naylor near Odessa, Delaware, and
Patrick some time at Chester, Pennsylvania, but is supposed to be in the
employment of Laura Keane, New York. Address Rev. A. Havilland, Chester,
OF MICHAEL O'CCONNOR, a native of Sneen, county Kerry, who came to this
country in November, 1847, and was last heard of, about 1 year ago, in
Louisville, Ky. Any information will be thankfully received by his brother,
James, Jefferson City, Mo.
OF HANORA FENTON, aged about 24 years, of parish Ventry, near Dingle [co
Kerry], who was last heard from, 2 years in April, in Manchester, New
Hampshire. Information will be thankfully received by her father, DENIS
FENTON, Massena, St. Laurence county, New York.
OF CELIA KING, of parish Hornmore [co Galway], who, when last heard from, was
about to leave Ohio for Illinois, where it is thought she resides. Her
father, JOHN KING, died in Louisville, Kentucky, leaving her some money.
Address Rev. H T Brady, Louisville, Ky.
pg 371 of book;
OF JOHN and ANDREW CAHILL, of Crosspatrick [co. Kilkenny]; when last heard
from, about 2 years ago, were working on a farm near Poughkeepsie, New York.
Information received by Patrick Hays, Wrightstown, Bucks county, Pennsylvania.
OF JULIA KELLEY, of Kilmichael [co. Cork], who came to this country about 6
years ago, and was last heard from in New Orleans. Any information will be
thankfully received by her sister, CATHARINE, care of Timothy Wholey, Tufts'
Block, Charlestown, Mass.
OF JOHN, ELLEN and MARY SULLIVAN, natives of Laharan, parish Glountane [co.
Cork], who were last heard from in Augusta, Ga. Information will be
thankfully received by their brother DANIEL, Assabet, Mass.
OF MARY MULLIN, maiden name MCCARTHY, parish of Glountane, county Cork; when
last heard from was living at Knockett, near St. Louis. Any information
concerning her will be thankfully received by the Rev. Pierce Maher,
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for Carrol McCarthy.
OF MICHAEL WALSH, machinist by trade, who left Boston 9 years ago for New
Orleans or Cincinnati, and has not been heard from since. Please address his
youngest brother, DANIEL, New England But Company, Providence. RI. (ad is
placed under "Tipperary")
OF MICHAEL PURCELL, a native of parish Thurles [co Tipperary], who left Troy,
New York, on the 11th of May, 1857, went to Chicago, and was last heard of
working near Mulligan's bend, Carroll parish, Louisiana. Information will be
thankfully received by his mother, brother and sisters. Address Francis
Roarke, No. 10 ½ King street, Troy, New York.
notice posted December 3, 1859
OF MICHAEL JOSEPH LEAHY, native of the city of Cork, an engineer by trade;
when last heard from, 4 years ago, he was living in Roxbury, Mass. He will
hear of something to his advantage by calling at J Murphy's, No 2 South Cedar
street Place, Boston, mass.
OF EDWARD CONNERS, of parish Killdorry (co. Cork), who left Keeseville two
years ago last June, and is supposed to be living in Boston. Any persons who
can give any information of him, dead or alive, will confer a great favor by
writing to his broken-hearted mother, Amy Conners, in care of John Fay,
Keeseville, Essex county, New York.
OF JAMES AHERN, a native of parish Tracton [co. Cork], who landed in Canada
20 years ago, and lived with his brother, WILLIAM, two years in Newmarket,
C.W. He started tot he West 18 years ago, and there has been no account of
him since. Please address his brother, DAVID, Monson, Mass.
OF PATRICE and MATHEW KELLY, natives of Enisdimona, parish Kilshannon [co
Clare], when last heard of Mathew was in Dubuque, Iowa, and Patrick in
Bangor, Maine. Mathew is a tailor by trade. Any information will be
thankfully received by their brothers, THOMAS and JAMES, Second Fork, Elk
OF EDWARD STACK, native of parish Carrah [co Clare], when last heard of he
was in St. Louis, Missouri. Any information will be thankfully received by
his parents, PATRICK and HONNER STACK, St. Joseph, Mo.
OF JAMES SULLIVAN MCGRATH, of Kirrigeen, parish of Kilgavren [co. Kerry], who
left Kenmare for America 12 years ago, and has not been heard of since. Any
person knowing anything of his whereabouts would confer a great favor by
addressing his beloved sister JOHANNAH, Milwaukie, Wisconsin.
OF JAMES ROARK, native of Castle Island [co Kerry]; when last heard from,
about 1 ½ years ago, he was in New Hartford, Conn. Any information will be
thankfully received by John Shinkewin, Woburn Centre, Mass., or Mrs. Spoyle,
11 Baldwin's place, Holborn, London, England.
page 465 of book;
OF JOHONAN [sic] SULLIVAN, a native of Lodge, parish of Hospital [co
Limerick], who left Limerick March 13 and landed in New York, April 22d,
1859; when last heard of was in Brooklyn, New York. Any information will be
thankfully received by her sister, MARY (MRS. BURNS), Garland's P.O.
Albemarle county, Virginia.
notices posted December 17, 1859
OF MICHAEL MANNION, or MANGAN, a native of Maherough [co Clare], who came to
this country about six years ago; when last heard from he was in New York
State. - Any information will be thankfully received by his first cousin,
THOMAS MANNION, Newton upper Falls, Mass.
OF JAMES CURRY and his wife, Ellen (maiden name HOULAHAN), WILLIAM REEVES and
his wife, BRIDGET (maiden name HOULAHAN, and her sister, JUDITY, native of
Loughgrany [co Clare], who landed in New York in 1859. James Curry and his
wife are supposed to have gone West, and the others, when last heard from,
were in Charleston, South Carolina. Any information will be thankfully
received by their brother-in-law, Michael Sullivan, Newton Upper Falls, Mass.
OF JOHN QUINLAN, a native of Kilkey [co Clare], who landed in new York on the
9th of November from steamship City of Baltimore, and has not been heard from
since. - Any information will be thankfully received by Thomas Bradley, 448
Elm street, Cincinnati, Ohio.
OF THOMAS PHELON, or WHELON, from parish Gammonsfield [co Tipperary], who
left Ireland 12 years ago; when last heard from he was in Montreal, and is
now supposed to be in Boston. Any information will be thankfully received by
his brother RICHARD PHELON, North Granville, Washington county, New York.
OF MAURICE COGAN, from parish Caragaline [co Cork], who came to this country
7 years ago; when last heard from, 3 years ago, he was in San Francisco,
California. - Information received by his sister, ELIZA, care of Wm Cogan, 7
Unity street, Boston, Mass.
OF HANNAH and SUSAN, daughters of JOHN and MARGARET BUCKLEY, of parish
Kenmare [co. Kerry], who came to this country, Hannah in 1853, and Susan in
1855; when last seen, June 17, 1857, were in Boston. Any information will be
thankfully received by their sister, MARGARET, 106 Third street, South
OF DENIS O'CONNOR, native of Ballynalackin (co. Kerry), who came to this
country about 8 years ago, and when last heard from, lived in Windsor, Shelby
county, Illinois. Any information of him, dead or alive, will be thankfully
received by his beloved sister ELLEN, (who will ever pray for the person
giving it), or JOHN O'CONNER, Cabotville, Chicopee PO, Mass.
OF JOHN CONNOR, of Kaleprehane, parish Dromod (co. Kerry), when last heard
from was in Rochester, Munroe county, New York. Any information will be
thankfully received by his sister, HANNORA, Manchester, Manchester Station,
OF PATRICK and MICHAEL MORAN, native sof Ballybowler, near Dingle [co Kerry];
when last heard from, 5 yrs ago, Michael worked on a railroad in Bennington,
Vt., and Patrick in Massachusetts. Information will be thankfully received by
their sister JOHANA, care of Cornelius Dillon, Madry Tunnel, Pulaski P.O.
Giles county, Tenn.
notice posted September 15, 1860
pg 578 of book;
OF JOHN CREED, who when last heard of, was in Boston, Massachusetts. His
brother WILLIAM wishes him to come to him in the parish of Botsford, county
of Westmoreland, Province of New Brunswick, British North American. (ad is
placed under "Cork")
OF PATRICK MAHONY, a native of parish Kineah [co Cork]; when last heard from
(June 1859), he was in Forest City, Sierra county, California. Any
information of him will be thankfully received by his father, JOHN MAHONY,
Brasher Falls, St Lawrence county, N.Y.
OF MATTHEW BARRETT, a shoemaker, aged about 19 years, native of the parish of
Killeagh [co. Cork], who came to Berlin, Mass about two years ago. When last
heard of, about 4 months ago, he was in N. York. Any information will be
thankfully received by his father. Address GARRET BARRETT, Marlboro, Mass.
OF MICHAEL and CATHERINE DOYLE, natives of parish of Tampleknow [co. Kerry];
who landed in New York six years ago this fall; and their children, MARY,
BRIDGT, PATRICK AND JAMES; when last heard from were in Nashua, New
Hampshire. Any information will be thankfully received by James Shea,
Marquette, Lake Superior, Michigan.
OF ABBY MCCARTHY, of Fermoyle, parish of Prior [co Kerry], who, when last
heard of, was in Charleston, South Carolina, married to JOHN SULLIVAN, of
same county. - Any information will be thankfully received by her brother,
JOHN MCCARTHY, Fitchburg, Mass.
OF DENIS BYLE, and his sister, MARY BYLE, of Knucknavaalaugh, parish of
Odarney, county Kerry. Denis left home 14 years ago; Mary left 11 years ago,
and both landed in New York. Denis was in Susquehanna county, Pa, about six
years ago; when last heard from, Mary was in Syracuse, NY. Any information of
them will be thankfully received by their brothers, PATRICK and JEREMIAH.
Address Patrick Moriarty, Waitsfield, Vt.
OF Justin MCCARTHY, native of Castle Island (co. Kerry), who, when last hear
from, about 3 years ago, was in Illinois. He is wanted in Ireland on the 10th
of November next as evidence in a lawsuit in regard to Michael NELLIGAN, and
all his expenses will be paid. He will please write at once to Denise
SHUGRUE, (who will communicate all particulars to him,) care of Tim O'CONNOR,
82 Eliot Street, Boston, Mass.