Dennis Nicklaus genealogy (mother's side)

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  • ID: I4797
  • Name: Lewis James ``Lew'' Kerrigan
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Oct 1876 in Iowa 1
  • Census: 1910 Jackson Twp,Crawford Co.,Iowa
  • Note: named J. Lewis, a widower with daughter Anna G.
  • Census: 1920 Jackson Twp,Crawford Co.,Iowa
  • Note: named Lew, with wife Catherine, his 3 kids, his mother, and step-daughter Mary Mulhall
  • Occupation: farmer Jackson Twp,Crawford Co.,Iowa
  • Death: 17 Jan 1933 in Jackson Twp,Crawford Co.,Iowa
  • ADDR: his home of respitory failure -- asthma 2 3 4
  • Burial: 20 Jan 1933 south of Vail,Crawford Co.,Iowa
  • ADDR: St. Ann's Cemetery 2 3
  • Text: Biographical Information by Dennis Nicklaus:
  • Text: His name is spelled Louis with his parents in the 1900 census.
    It is Lewis J. on his tombstone, but the 1910 census has him as
    ``J. Lewis.'' Crawford County death records, book 3, p. 174, entry 8,
    name him James Louis Kerrigan of Breda, Iowa, a farmer
    (this also gives the cause of death above).
    Everything else calls him Lew, Lewis, or Louis.
  • Text: Lewis and his first wife Julia were almost related
    as follows: Lewis' mother was Bridget Lawler. Bridget's
    first husband was John Kealy, Sr. Bridget was John's 2nd wife
    and one of John's children by his first wife was Mary Ann Kealy,
    who married Michael Kernan, and they were the parents of Julia Kernan. 5
  • Note: SPOUSE-CHILDREN-PARENTS: Mel Foley's records. sheet B.2.
  • Note:
    CENSUS-BIRTH-SPOUSE-OCCUPATION-CHILDREN:
    1910 Crawford Co., Iowa, Jackson twp.
    Kerrigan, J. Lewis, 34, widow farmer, b. Ia. father Canada, mother Ireland
    Anna G. , dau. 1+1/12, Ia
    Kernan, Celestine, 17, Nebraska, sis-in-law
    Kernan, Harold J., 23, Nebraska, bro-in-law
  • Note:
    CENSUS-BIRTH-SPOUSE-OCCUPATION-CHILDREN:
    1920 Crawford Co., Iowa, Jackson twp. p. 5B, line 69
    Kerigan, Lew, 43, Iowa, father Can. mother Ire. farmer
    Catherine, wife, 42, Ireland, imm. 1901, Naturalized
    Anna, 10, Iowa; James, 3, Iowa; Margaret 10/12, Iowa
    Bridget, mother, 77,widow, Ireland
    Mulhall, Mary, step-dau., 15, Iowa
  • Text: \image{photo/lawler/kerrigan_lou.ps}{Lou Kerrigan (unsure which one)}{lkerrigan-pic}{1.75in}
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  • Text: Lewis's second wife, Catherine, had a child by her first marriage,
    Mary Mulhall. Mary later married Thomas Lawlor (1893-1955), a son of
    John H. Lawlor.
  • Note: FILE: OBITUARY
  • OBJE:
  • FORM: jpg
  • Title:
    Lew Kerrigan (unsure which one)
  • FILE:
  • Note: from Doug Knott (Esther O'Donnell's photo album)



    Father: James H. ``Jim'' Kerigan b: Jun 1852 in Canada
    Mother: Bridget Lawler b: 26 Jan 1842 in Co. Queens,Ireland

    Marriage 1 Julia Kernan b: 13 Mar 1881 in Iowa Children
    1. Has No Children John J. Kerigan b: 5 Mar 1907
    2. Has No Children Mary K. Kerigan b: 7 Mar 1908
    3. Has No Children Anna G. Kerrigan b: 10 Mar 1909 in Crawford Co., Iowa

    Marriage 2 Catherine ``Kate'' Keyes b: 1 Aug 1877 in Ireland
      6
    • Married: 1915 7
    Children
    1. Has No Children James Kerrigan b: Abt 1916 in Crawford Co., Iowa
    2. Has No Children Margaret Bridget Kerrigan b: 18 Feb 1919 in Crawford Co.,Iowa

    Sources:
    1. Title: 1900 Federal Census, Crawford Co., Iowa
    2. Title: Passing of Mr. Lew Kerrigan, Jackson Township Farmer
      Publication:
      Name: The Denison Bulletin
      Date: 21 Dec 1933
    3. Title: Tombstone of the respective person
      Text: Or sometimes information on the tombstone of a close relative,
      such as a parent's stone naming their children.
    4. Title: Old Settlers Who Have Passed Away Since the Last Picnic
      Publication:
      Date: 23 August 1934
      Name: Denison Bulletin (News Item)
      Text: On the WWW at http://www.rootsweb.com/~iacrawfo/xsetyear.html.
    5. Title: The Kealy Family of Hastings, NE
      Author: Margaret (Kealy) Maher and Loretta Kealy
      Text: About 44 half-pages of information about relatives of
      the Kealy family. Assembled about 1980.
      Received from Janet Kealy in Jan., 2001.
    6. Text: Lawler Family Records kept by Mel Foley, sent to D. Nicklaus June 1996.
    7. Title: How the Lawlers Came to America
      Text: This is about 10 typed pages, author unknown. It appears to have
      been typed up in about 1944 (give or take several years). I get that
      1944 date because the last section lists descendents, and appears to
      cut off somewhere around 1944.
      I got a copy from Robert Sheehy of San Diego in 2002, a descendent of
      the Lawler Kealy family.
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