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John Edward Gilleran (1820 - 1903)

John Edward Gilleran
Born in County Roscommon, Irelandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Binghamton, Broome, New York, United Statesmap
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The son of Michael Gilleran & Mary Mahon, he emigrated to the from Ireland to U.S. arriving in New York in 1846.

He married Jane Scott and they had twelve children together:

Maria "Mary" (b-1847 m-Barlow); William (b-1849); Margaret (b-1851); Bridget Theresa (b-1853 m-Keegan); Michael John (b-1854); John E. (b-1855); Jane E. (b-1858*), listed as disabled and unlike rest of family, unable to read or write); Patrick (b-1859 or 1861*); Thomas (b-1861 or 1864*); Edward J. (b-1864 or 1860*); Robert H. (b-1866*); and Anna E. (b-1868* m-Caffrey).

  • is birth year based on 1880 census - 1880 - age listed thus could be a year off
  • 1880 Census spelt the name Gileren.

He was a farmer in Susquehanna County, Penna and lived in Binghamton, NY with his sons Thomas, Patrick and Robert after his wife died in 1897.

BURIAL: Saint Paul's R.C. Cemetery, Starrucca, Wayne County, Pennsylvania, USA


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