Born 1828ish in Ireland. Possible County Monaghan. Married the former Elizabeth Slowey. (Parents were Peter and Elizabeth Slowey of County Monaghan, Ireland) Resided in Sag Harbor, NY. Son James Henry born in Sag Harbor 1858, Daughter Jane born in Sag Harbor 1860. Enlisted in 127th Regiment of NY Infantry Volunteers in 1862. Killed at the Battle of Honey Hill, SC November 30, 1864.