2. Francis Malloy was
born in 1844 in Kilcar Parish, Crove, Donagal Co, IRL. He died on 15 Jul 1928
in Humbolt, McCook Co., SD. Francis Immigrated to America About 7/10/1868.
Document of intent to become a US citizen filed in District court, seventh Judicial
District, Stearns County, St. Cloud, MN on the 9th of November, 1868. Citizenship
papers dated 4/7/1887 Recorded in Minnesota, Court of St. Cloud seal Sometimes
signed his name Maloy. Family name originally spelled Molloy in Ireland. He had
a nephew, Peter Molloy known to have been in Ardara, Co Donegal-agent for Humber,
Rudge Torpedo, Elswich and Roar Motor cars & Bicycles. John Jennewein interviewed
Granny (Celia Malloy Carnicle) in 1970, and at that time, she said that her father,
Francis Malloy came to America in 1877, but that date in error. Copy of letter
dated 3/17/1916 from a Nephew, Michael O'Byrne s/o Darby Byrne of Crowkeeragh,
Kilear Parish, Co Donegal. In the letter he talked about a Con Glespie and wrote
of his father's death on 3/4/1916. He said that his mother (?) died on 1/20/1901.
Mother lilely one of Francis sisters-Mary or Katherine. Michael mentioned that
in the family there were 8 sons and one daughter, and in 1916-he was the only
one left at home. At least 3 of the other 7 sons were in America. One of them
was in the Army in New Mexico - an instructor, and three were in Illinois. Members
of the family have gone to Frances' birth place...still occupied and only recently
replaced the thatched roof that was in place when Francis was born. Buried St
Patricks cemetary, Montrose, SD He was married to Mary Laura Gaffney on 26 Sep
1877 in Red Wing, MN.
The following information was provided by Anne Lamb of Washington. Marriage information in the Goodhue County Marriage books which are microfilmed and are available at Family History Center (LDS). This film is #1379159. The license is dated 25 September 1877 and the marriage was 26 September 1877 at St. Columbkill's Catholic Church at Belle Creek by Rev. John Meier. The witnesses were George Franklin and Nellie Maginnis.
3. Mary Laura Gaffney was born about 1860 in Ireland. She died on 13
May 1886 in Yankton, Yankton Co, SD. Mary died at the age of 26-in the state mental
hospital at Yankton SD, after being admitted because of a nervous breakdown.
Mary is buried at St. Patricks Cemetary in Montrose, SD. Granny (Celia Carnicle) stated that Mary had been born in Ireland and had several brothers who were born there also. The family had lived in Michigan at one point in time, and many referances of the Gaffney family have been found in the chruch records of St. Josephs of Waupun, Dodge County, MI (LDS film 1872153...page 6). Mary's parents may have been Thomas and Mary Gaffney. In July of 1867 this Thomas and Mary Gaffney were sponsers in the christning of Charles Albert (Carolum Adelbertum) Gaffney, son of James (Jacobi) Gaffney and Sarah Hewitt. Children of Francis and Mary Gaffney were:
i. Nellie Veronica Malloy was born on 20 Jul 1878 in Red Wing, MN. She died on 7 Jun 1971 in Canistota, McCook Co, SD. Nellie may have been named after Nellie Maginnis who was a witness at the marriage of Mary Laura to Francis in Sept, 1877.
ii. Edward Peter Malloy was born on 6 Aug 1880 in Red Wing, MN. (1) He died on 14 Aug 1968 in Ellensbury, WA. Lived in Miles City, MT during the last years of his life. Is buried in Ellensbury, WA...but unclear whether he died there or in MT
iii. Mary Laurette Malloy was born on 1 May 1882 in Montrose, McCook Co., SD. She died on 15 Jun 1943 in Hartford, SD.
1 iv. Celia Bridget Malloy.
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