Geneology of William Delaney b:1845 Ireland, Immigrated 1867 & settled in Cromwell, Connecticut

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Cannot trace William Delaney to his Ireland roots. He came to US in 1867 & settled in Cromwell, Connecticut. Looking for his Irish Heritage.
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Name: William Delaney
Birth Date: 1845
Birth Place: Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland
Death Date: 19 Oct 1893
Death Place: San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Cemetery: Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
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by Mags Gaulden G2G6 Pilot (561k points)

His father was also named William Delaney, also born in Ireland. His mother was born in Ireland, but her name not provided in this search result. 

William Delaney
Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths
Name: William Delaney
Event Date: 07 Jul 1925
Event Place: Sheffield, Bureau, Illinois
Gender: Male
Age: 81
Birth Year (Estimated): 1844
Birth Date: 15 May 1844
Birthplace: Ireland
Father's Name: William Delaney
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Occupation: Coal Miner
Burial Date: 09 Jul 1925
Burial Place: Sheffield, Ills.
Digital Folder Number: 4007961 , Image Number: 204 , GS Film number: 1503938 , Reference ID: 27404
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"Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 1 June 2015), William Delaney, 07 Jul 1925; Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1,503,938.
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William Delaney
Birth: ???. 15, 1844
Death: Jul. 7, 1925
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
Son of William Delaney. 
Sheffield Cemetery 
Bureau County
Illinois, USA
 Created by: K. Roberts
Record added: Oct 23, 2011 
Find A Grave Memorial# 79154842
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
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I appreciate your comments. William Delany 1845/immigrate 1867 stayed in Cromwell,Connecticut. I can trace him until 1917 and probably died on Ct 1919. I need to go backwards to his origins in Ireland. I have found 2 William Delany's arriving in 1867, but don't know anything more. I keep hoping!

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