Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Jan 28, 1901
At his home, 1420 Forty-second street, occurred the
death of Patrick
Quinlan. Death was the result of a severe attack of pneumonia. Mr. Quinlan
was born in County Waterford, Ireland in 1836. He was a blacksmith by trade
and had resided in Rock Island since 1867.
A wife and seven children survive. These being Mrs.
Mary McDarrah of
Chicago, J.W., Edward A., Mrs. A. Kail, Patrick B and Wm. Q. Quinlan of Rock
The funeral was held at 10 o'clock this morning from
the home to Sacred
Heart Church. The funeral was private.
The pall bearers were J.W., W.J., Edward and Patrick
Quinlan and the
two sons-in-law, E. Townsend and Tony Kail. The services were at the Sacred
Heart Catholic church with interment in Calvary cemetery.
Greene, Butler, Iowa
Mar 16, 1910
Mrs. Henry Kohlhaas
Mrs. Henry Kohlhaas
died at her home near Greene, Iowa, March 9, 1910, after a long siege of
Ellen O'Kirby was born August 6, 1849 in Waterford,
Ireland. At the age of nine months she came with her parents to Eagle Harbor,
Michigan. She was married to Henry Kohlhaas on January 7, 1875 at Eagle Harbor
Michigan and came to Iowa the next year and settled on a farm where they have
Ten children were born to this union: Mrs. John Kyle of
Aredale, Mrs. Joe Kyle of Greene, Mrs. Matt Frost of Roseville, Emma, Henry,
Margaret, George and Edith. Twin boys dying in infancy. Two brothers, George and
Jerry O'Kirby of Montana also survive her.
Mrs. Kohlhaas was a kind christian mother, a good
neighbor and respected by all who knew her.
The funeral was held in Greene on Friday from St.
Mary's church. Rev. Father Sheehy officiating, and the remains laid to rest in
Rose Hill cemetery.
Iowa City Citizen
Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa
February 24, 1916
"Thirty" for Printer
Dubuque, Feb. 23- "Thirty" has been written
on the last page of the life history of John Hickey, veteran printer and
newspaper man, who died at his home here. He was 77 years old and was one of the
most widely known newspaper men in the middle west. Mr. Hickey was born at
Waterford, Ireland, and has long been a resident of Dubuque.
Davenport Daily Leader,
Scott Co., Iowa; Aug 28, 1896
o'clock this morning at the family residence, 2507 Eighth avenue in the city of
Rock Island occurred the death of Mrs. Ellen O'Connor, wife of James O'Connor
after a long and painful illness. Deceased was born in County Waterford,
Ireland, and was 6? years of age at the time of her death. She came to America
forty-five years ago locating in the city of Rock Island and has lived in this
city ever since. She is survived by her bereaved husband and four children,
Edward, of this city, Mrs. Katherine Johnson and James O'Connor, of Rock Island,
and John, of Galesburg, Ill. The funeral will occur Sunday afternoon at 2
o'clock from St. Joseph's church at the corner of Fourteenth street and Second
avenue in the city of Rock Island.
Iowa City Citizen; Iowa
City, Johnson Co., Iowa; September 22, 1909
E.P. Powers Obituary
Death of Respected Citizen - Unique Figure in County
Mr. E.D. Powers was born in Waterford Co., Ireland,
Sept. 11, 1826, and died Sept. 14, 1909. In May, 1847, he sailed from there,
arriving in New York, where he lived five years. In 1850 he was married to
Annastatia Flynn at Brooklyn, N.Y. In 1852 they moved to Davenport which was
then a small town. Four four years he was employed at this place in the service
of the C.R. J. & P.R.R. at the end of which time the railway company sent
him to Iowa City, which was then the railroad terminal, to superintend the work
of extending the road to Malcom. In this capacity he acted twelve years. In 1865
he purchased a farm in Hardin township, on which his son, E.C., resides at the
present time. In 1890 he moved to his home in Oxford where he has lived ever
since. Three daughters have preceded Mr. Powers to the "great beyond."
They were Mrs. Mary Scanlon, Mrs. Ellen Corbett and Nora. Those who survive,
besides his wife, are Mrs. Frank McGillicuddy, Mrs. Jas. Holland, Mrs. M.E.
McDonough, Ed. C., foster-son; Otto J.; thirty-four grandchildren and eleven
greatgrandchildren. The funeral services were held at St. Mary's church, Oxford,
Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. Rev. R.J. Leniham conducted the service, delivering a
masterpiece of oratory to the largest funeral ever held in Oxford. St. Mary's
choir from Iowa City rendered beautiful music.
Six grandchildren acting as pallbearers, tenderly laid
the remains at rest in Mt. Calvary cemetery.