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James John Mullahy

Male 1879 - 1934


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  • Name  James John Mullahy  [1, 2
    Alt. Birth  26 Feb 1878  [3
    Alt. Birth  28 Feb 1878  Gladstone, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Born  26 Feb 1879  Gladstone, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1880  Township Five, Henderson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • James Mullahy, white, male, age 2, son, single, born in Illinois, father born in Ireland, mother born in England
    Iowa State Census  1895  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • James Mullehy, age 16, born in Illinois, white
    Census  1900  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • James Mullahy, son, white, male, born in February 1879, age 21, single, born in Illinois, father born in Ireland, mother born in England, occupation farm laborer, could read, could write, could speak English
    Iowa State Census  1905  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • James Mullahy, Card Number: 171; Post Office Address: Latty, Iowa, R. 1: Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Roll: IA_84
    Census  1910  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • James Mullahy, son, male, white, age 30, single, birthplace Illinois, father's birthplace Ireland (spoke Irish), mother's birthplace England (spoke English), could speak English, occupation farm laborer, nature of industry home farm, wage earner, not out of work April 15, 1910, number of weeks out of work in 1909: 0, could read, could write
    Iowa State Census  1915  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Card Number: 171, male, white, single, could read, could write, number of years in the US: 36, number of years in Iowa: 25, James Mullahy, age 36, Des Moines County, post office address: Latty, Iowa, Jackson Township, occupation farming, total earnings in 1914: $400, extent of education in the common schools: 7, birth place: Illinois, owned home or farm, church affiliation Catholic, father's birthplace: Ireland, mother's birthplace: Ireland, signed by assessor: Fred C. Schulz
    Residence  Mar 1917  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918  12 Sep 1918  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Serial Number: 834, No.: A814, James John Mullahy; Age: 40; Address: 29 3; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa; Date of birth: February 26, 1878; Present trade: farmer; Where employed: Jackson Township; Nearest relative: Mrs. M. L. Fichthorn; Nearest relative's address: Route 3, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa; Race: white; Height: medium; Build: stout; Eye color: blue; Hair color: black; Precinct: Local Board for the County of Des Moines, State of Iowa, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, Date of registration: September 12, 1918
    Census  1920  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • (James Mullahy and his brother Peter and family are living together. James, single, is the head of household but Eva and Peter III are listed as "wife" and "son" though they are the wife and son of Peter (II). Also living on the farm was boarder J. R.? Cook, a single man, age 54:) Line number 36: dwelling number: 8, family number: 8: J. James Mullahy, head of household, owned home, free of mortgage, male, white, age 41, single, could read, could write, born in Illinois, father's birthplace Ireland, father's mother tongue Irish, mother's birthplace England, mother's mother tongue English, could speak English, occupation farm operator, nature of industry farm, own account, number of farm in schedule: 8

      J. R.? Cook, boarder, male, white, age 54, single, could read, could write, born in Ohio, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Ohio, could speak English, occupation laborer, nature of industry farm, wage earner
    Iowa State Census  1925  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • (Living with Peter Mullahy and his family:) James Mullahy, brother, male, white, age 47, single, number of years in the U.S.: 47, number of years in Iowa: 37, attended rural school, state highest grade (1-8): 5, could read, could write, place of birth: Illinois, name of father: Pete Sr. Mullahy, father's birthplace: Ireland, name of mother: Ellen Carrie, mother's birthplace: Ireland, place of marriage of parents: Iowa, involved in agricultural pursuits, church affiliation: Catholic
    Census  1930  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • (Living with Peter and Eva Leota Mullahy and their family. He and Peter co-own the family farm:) James Mullahy, brother, owned home, male, white, age 51, single, did not attend school since September 1929, could read and write, born in Illinois, father's birthplace Ireland (Free State), mother's birthplace England, state code: 61, country code: 04, nativity: 0, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry gen. farm, occupation code VVVV, own account, actively employed at time of census, was not a veteran
    Residence  May 1931  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Died  4 Aug 1934  Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7
    Obituary  6 Aug 1934  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    The Hawk-Eye Gazette or The Hawk-Eye and Iowa Patriot 
    • JAMES MULLAHY DIED SATURDAY
      Extended Illness Fatal to Jackson Township Farmer

      James Mullahy, 55-year-old Jackson township farmer, resident of Des Moines county since he was 10 years of age, died in Mercy hospital at 9:45 o'clock Saturday night. Mr. Mullahy, whose home was 13 miles north of Burlington on route 99, had been in failing health for about a year and ill since April. He was born in Henderson county, Illinois, February 26, 1879, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Mullahy, natives of Ireland. He came to Des Moines county 45 years ago, and lived in Jackson township ever since. He was unmarried and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic church of Kingston. He is survived by three sisters; Mrs. A. F. Gregg of Middletown, Iowa.; Mrs. E. Bauman of Nashville, Tennessee, and Mrs. Manford Fichthorn, of Des Moines county.

      Funeral services will be held in St. Paul's Catholic church here tomorrow at 9:30 o'clock, preceded by short services at the Burnett-Wallen funeral home with burial in Aspen Grove cemetery.
    Buried  7 Aug 1934  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 16
    Person ID  I22332  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Peter Paul Mullahy, Sr.,   b. 8 Sep 1835, Hollymount, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1917, Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ellen W. Carey,   b. 15 Feb 1846, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1910, Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Feb 1871  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Headstone Photograph 
    • Peter Paul and Ellen W. (Carry) Mullahy's grave is located at the Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Mullahy. Peter Mullahy, born in Hollymount, Ireland September 8, 1835. Ellen, His Wife, Born in Lincolnshire, England, February 15, 1848; Died February 22, 1910"
    The Headstone of Peter Paul Sr. and Ellen W. (Carey) Mullahy
    The Headstone of Peter Paul Sr. and Ellen W. (Carey) Mullahy
    Family ID  F7975  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 29-27, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 3A, page number: 187; enumeration date: April 9, 1930

    2. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 23; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 1A, page number: 224; enumeration date: January 5, 1920

    3. [S337] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (ancestry.com and Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S3279] World Connect - Greggs and Some Quaker Links: retyrd, (last updated: 2007-12-03 15:53:09 UTC (Mon) , contact: Frank) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 21, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 10B, page number: 321; enumeration date: June 21, 1900

    6. [S10677] Mullahy, James John - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk-Eye Gazette or else The Hawk-Eye and Iowa Patriot (it is not clear which year the name change occurred), August 6, 1934; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S7977] Aspen Grove Cemetery Volume 7 Sec 284-316N, (published by the Iowa Genealogical Society, 1983, publication #0311; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa), Section 309 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Township Five North Range Six West, Henderson County, Illinois; Page 1, Supervisor's District 3, Enumeration District 97, Sheet 113A; Enumerated on June 2, 1880

    9. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S4157] 1905 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Roll: IA_84

    11. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 22, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 13A, page number: 162; enumeration date: May 4, 1910

    12. [S544] 1915 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa, Post Office: Latty, Iowa; Roll: IA1915_143

    13. [S10675] Mullahy, Peter Paul (Sr.) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk-Eye and Iowa Patriot, March 3, 1917; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Jackson Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1695

    15. [S10676] Mullahy, Peter Paul "Pete" (Jr.) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 2, May 28, 1931; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S10678] Mullahy, Ellen W. (Carey) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk-Eye and Iowa Patriot, February 23, 1910; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S3281] Mullahy, Peter Paul (Sr.) and Ellen W. (Carey) - Headstone Photograph, (their grave is at the Aspen Grove Cemetery in Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa; photo provided courtesy of "Frank" at Find A Grave (web site); Memorials #: 14317694 & 14317722) (Reliability: 3).