Mary Riley/Reily (Cragan) (deceased)

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Birthplace: Westmeath, Ireland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Managed by: Judith Owen
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About Mary Riley/Reily (Cragan)

From RootsWeb Forum (Kristine Rafferty:

Grt grt grandparents Catherine Riley & Patrick Rafferty came to NY before 1843, then moved to Kenosha WI c1844. Both were born ca 1820 in Ireland, I believe County Westmeath. Family appears in 1850 Kenosha Co Census: Patrick, Catherine, with children Bridget b 1843 NY; Mary b 1844 WI; John b Mar 8 1847 WI; Elizabeth b Jan 3 1849, Michael b May 1850. Living in same household is John Rafferty, b 1816 Ireland & Patrick Riley b 1834 Ireland. Catherine's parents are John Riley & Mary Cragan. Siblings are (all born Ireland): Thomas b 1810-mar Helena Ellen Gillmore; John b 24 Jun 1813-mar Elizabeth?; James b 1815-mar Julia Corcoran; Peter b 1816-mar Almira Roach; Ann b 1818-mar Edward Bailey; & Patrick b 1824. Patrick Rafferty & Catherine Riley, & her siblings had children born in NY c1841-45, then more children born WI after 1844. Patrick had 2 brothers: John b 1816 Ireland-mar Julia Bradley in WI; & James b 1805-mar Mary Dowden/Dowdle. James emigrated c1850 +/- with wife & children Ann, Bridget, Eliza, Mary, & Sarah. Ann Rafferty-Carney's death cert states she was born in Westmeath Ireland. Also looking for Biography of James Riley who lived in Kenosha c1850. Biography says family emigrated to NY c1836, settling 1st in NY City. In 1844 they traveled up Hudson Riv to Albany, then via Erie Canal to Lake Ontario? (Lake Erie) where they took passage on a ship. Arriving in northern WI then came by wagon to Kenosha.

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Mary Riley/Reily's Timeline

1810
1810
Westmeath, Ireland
1813
June 24, 1813
Westmeath, Ireland
1815
1815
Westmeath, Ireland
1816
1816
Westmeath, Ireland
1818
1818
Westmeath, Ireland
1824
1824
Westmeath, Ireland
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Westmeath, Ireland
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