|Subject:||1899 obit of Sarah Tierney O'Neill, daughter of Timothy Tierney & Ellen Waters|
|Post Date:||April 16, 2011 at 19:10:31|
|Forum:||Tierney Family Genealogy Forum|
From the St. Lawrence Republican (New York) of Wednesday, December 13, 1899
MRS. SARAH O誰EILL
Sarah Tierney, wife of the late Thomas O誰eill, died at her home, 166 Lake street, early Tuesday morning. The deceased was a native of Ireland, in which country in 1839 she married Thomas O誰eill. Mr. and Mrs. O誰eill sailed from Limerick, Ireland, for Quebec, making the journey in four weeks, a remarkably quick trip in those days. They located at Bytown, Ontario, now the city of Ottawa. Ten years later they came to Ogdensburg, where they continued to reside until the death of Mr. O誰eill, which occurred twelve years ago. Mr. O誰eill was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in the 142nd Regiment, Co. C., N.Y.V. Eight children were born to Mr. and Mrs. O誰eill, four of whom are now living. The children were Mrs. James Lightfoot, Mrs. Allen Fraser, William O誰eill, of this city; John O誰eill of Chicago; Timothy, Thomas, James and Annie O誰eill, the four last named being dead. Besides the four children mentioned, Mrs. O誰eill is survived by two brothers who reside in Canada, and three sister, viz: Mrs. John Brophy of Napanee, Ont; Mrs. Thomas fuller who resides in Iowa, and Mrs. Edward Burns of this city. Mrs. O誰eill痴 age was 78 years, 11 months and 12 days.