Patrick Joseph Kennedy, Sr.

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Patrick Joseph Kennedy, Sr.

Also Known As: "Pat"
Birthplace: Dunganstown, , Wexford, Ireland
Death: November 22, 1858 (33-34)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA (Cholera)
Place of Burial: Cambridge, Middlesex Co, MA
Immediate Family:

Son of Patrick James Kennedy, II and Mary Joanna James
Husband of Bridget Kennedy
Father of Joanna L. Kennedy; Margaret M. Caulfield; John Kennedy; Mary L. Kennedy; Josephine H Kennedy and 1 other
Brother of John Kennedy; James Kennedy and Mary Kennedy

Occupation: Farmer/Cooper/Laborer, Cooper, Ward Boss, Farmer/Land Owner/Various
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About Patrick Joseph Kennedy, Sr.

Emigrated from Ireland in 1849 on ship, the "Washington Irving." Met Bridget Murphy in Ireland before going to America.

The Cooperage and Brass Foundry he bought in Boston made beer, water barrels, and ship castings.

Kennedy Cousins, Mary Ann Ryan & Patrick Grennan run the Kennedy Homestead in Dunganstown (1960's).

Married at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross by Father John L. Williams (later became Bishop of Boston); witnesses were cousins of Bridget's: Patrick Barron and Ann McGowan.

Most notable ancestor was Brian Boru, Chieftain of the Clan, and the Sept - Dal g Cais, First Christian King of Ireland, the became High King

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Patrick Joseph Kennedy, Sr.'s Timeline

Dunganstown, , Wexford, Ireland
Age 25
Dunganstown, Ireland
Age 25
Dunganstown, Ireland
Age 25
Dunganstown, Ireland
August 9, 1851
Boston, MA
December 4, 1852
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
January 4, 1854
Boston, MA
July 18, 1855
Boston, MA
December 12, 1857
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts