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Ancestry of Kit No. B4992

Earliest known ancestor James Driscoll b.c. 1820 Ireland

1. James Driscoll was born about 1820 in County Cork Ireland and died sometime during early 1873 in Clayton County Iowa. He and his wife, the former Mary Murphy, had two sons.

The youngest son Dennis D. was born February 1860 in North McGregor, now Marquette, Iowa and died Sept 1924 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dennis D. married Aldegonda Hubertina Willems in 1884 and had five children, three sons and two daughters. James, William, Mary, Elizabeth and Arthur. Son James, drowned at age 15 in the Mississippi River.

2. The oldest son Jeremiah S. Driscoll, was born December 1856 in Dubuque Iowa and died July 1925 in Oelwein Iowa. Jeremiah married Ellen O'Brien Sept 1890 in McGregor Iowa and had seven children, six sons and one daughter. James, John, Dennis M., Robert, Harry, Mary and Vincent.

3. Jeremiah's and Ellen's third oldest child Dennis M. Driscoll was born Sept 1894 in Clayton County Iowa and died July 1860 in Oelwein Iowa. He and his wife, the former Anna Rathgaber, had two sons: Donald J. and John L.

James, wife Mary, Jeremiah, wife Ellen and son Harry are buried in the Driscoll family plot of St Mary's Cemetery in McGregor, Iowa.

Tests Taken: yDNA 67, Family Finder

Susan J. Barretta, Administrator Colin Ferguson, Co-Administrator

Clan O'Driscoll is registered with the Clans of Ireland Ltd

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