Thomas Francis Murnane1

M, b. 22 July 1843, d. 2 March 1938
Father*Patrick Murnane1 b. c 1790
Mother*Ann Adams1 b. c 1805, d. 6 Feb 1878
Last Edited=1 Mar 2016
     Thomas Francis Murnane was born on 22 July 1843 in St. Ailbe's Church, Emly, County Tipperary, Ireland; Sponsors for the baptism were Thomas Neill and Mary Murnane.1 He married Elizabeth McMannus circa 1861 in Stark County, Illinois, United States.2 Thomas Francis Murnane married Mary Rooney on 19 February 1876 in Lacon, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.3 Thomas Francis Murnane died on 2 March 1938 in St. Francis Hospital, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States, at age 94.4 He was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States.4
     He immigrated with Patrick Murnane on 18 December 1849 to New York, New York, United States; Also listed in the record traveling with Patrick's family was a Widow Murnane (aged 54), her son Patrick (aged 20), and Margaret (aged 14). This is Nora Keaffe, widow of James Murnane. We assume that Patrick's other sons, John, Patrick and James, had died before 1849. His daughters, Mary, Ann and Elizabeth, may have died or may have married before 1849. Also listed is Michael Murnane: this person is not the son of Patrick and Ann, but rather the son of Michael and Julia English Murnane, Patrick's nephew.5 Thomas Francis Murnane appeared on the census of 3 September 1850 in the household of Patrick Murnane in East Bloomfield Township, Ontario County, New York, United States; Michael Murnane is probably not the son of Patrick and Ann Murnane, but rather the son of Thomas and Johanna Malone Murnane.6 Thomas Francis Murnane appeared on the census of 4 June 1860 in the household of Patrick Murnane in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.7 Thomas Francis Murnane witnessed the marriage of James O'Brien and Ellen Day on 9 February 1861 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; Winesses were Thomas Murnane and Mary Day.8,9 Thomas Francis Murnane witnessed the marriage of Ellen Whelan and Michael Murnane on 29 September 1862 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; Winesses were Thomas Murnane and Catherine Whelan.9 Thomas Francis Murnane appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 in Saratoga Township, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; There is a boy, John, aged 11 mentioned in the census. This is James Edward Marnane, son of Thomas and Elizabeth McMannus.10 He appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 in Benton Township, Butler County, Kansas, United States; The 1900 Federal Census lists his birthdate as January 1842.11 He appeared on the census of 1 March 1905 in Benton Township, Butler County, Kansas, United States.12 He appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 in Benton Township, Butler County, Kansas, United States.13 He appeared on the census of 1 March 1915 in Benton Township, Butler County, Kansas, United States.14 He appeared on the census of 2 February 1920 in Benton Township, Butler County, Kansas, United States.15 He appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 in Benton Township, Butler County, Kansas, United States; Also living with Thomas is John Rooney, aged 72, brother-in-law.16

Family 1: Elizabeth McMannus b. c 1848, d. 12 Oct 1873

Family 2: Mary Rooney b. 1 Jun 1851, d. 10 Apr 1938

Citations

  1. [S15] St. Ailbe's Church, Church Records for St. Ailbe's Church.
  2. [S14] Darby Day, Index of Cemetery, October 23, 1956 Dennis Day Files.
  3. [S111] The Henry News Republican, March 2, 1876. "At Lacon, Feb. 19, Thomas Marnan of Whitefield and Miss Mary Rooney of Sparland."
  4. [S289] Marnane Family History, online http://www.mculhane.com/familyhistory/…
  5. [S100] National Archives Microfilm Publication Passenger List, by Ancestry.com, Microfilm Roll: M237_85; Line: 20; List Number: 1589.
  6. [S96] September 3, 1850 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  7. [S97] July 4, 1860 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  8. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County.
  9. [S134] St. Mary's Catholic Church, Church Records for St. Mary's Catholic Church.
  10. [S126] June 11, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  11. [S127] June 8, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  12. [S273] March 1, 1i905 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925.
  13. [S128] April 30, 1910 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  14. [S274] March 1, 1i915 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925.
  15. [S129] February 2, 1920 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  16. [S130] April 7, 1930 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  17. [S126] June 11, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Roll: 234; Family History Film: 1254234; Page: 283B; Enumeration District: 142; Image: 0752.
  18. [S127] June 8, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Roll: 472; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 3; FHL microfilm: 1240472.