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Harlan County Franey and Fennessey's (Fennessy)

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Re: Harlan County Franey and Fennessey's (Fennessy)

Posted: 1375146188000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Franey, hennessey

1860 Grand Rapids, LaSalle, Illinois
Thomas Franey, b. Ireland, 58, farmer
Bridget, wife, b. ireland, 52
Thomas, b. IL, 17
Henry, b. IL, 8
Margaret, b. IL, 18
Mary, b. IL, 12
Ellen, b. IL, 10

1870 Grand Rapids
Thomas Franey, b. Ireland, 68, farm, real estate valued at $3,600 & personal property $625 but values provided by whoever the Census taker talked to
Bridget, wife, b. Ireland, 60
Mary, b. IL, 20
Henry, b. IL, 18, farm laborer
thomas White, b. IL, 11
Bridget White, b. IL, 1

Henry Franey
Married: 11 Feb 1878, ottawa, La Salle, IL
Father: Thomas Franey
Mother: Bridget Mcnicols
Spouse: Bridget Agnes Fennessey
Father: James Fennessey
Mother: Mary Keating
Source: Illinois Marriages 1815-1935,

1880 Albany, Harlan Co., NE, June 5 & 7th
Freany, Henry, b. NY, 27, farmer
Agnes, wife, b. IL
? Nora, sislaw, b. IA, 13

Freaning, Thomas, b. ireland, 80, farmer
Bridget, wife, 72 but lined out on Census record
Frank Williams, b. OH, 17, laborer

1880 Orleans, Harlan, NE
Martin Burk Family
thomas Franey, b. Ireland, 78, retired

Nebraska doesn't publish their vital record dates which makes researching in this state more of a challenge. Also birth and death records weren't consistently kept prior to 1904.

Bridget McNichol Franey
Born: Abt. 1808, ireland
Died: Jan 1880 in Harlan Co., NE
Source: Kinnard/McMahon/Franey/Wilde Family tree, along with a picture of the family. Most larger public libraries provide free access to with your local library card.

You can contact the Holdrege Area Genealogy Club and they have a Harlan County Cemetery book and will look up burials. They also have marriages 1873-1936 in Harlan Co.

The Hoesch memorial Public Library has Harlan County newspapers. You can see which issues they have at Successful Searching!
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