Patrick Reidy

M, #1024, b. 17 March 1814, d. 10 August 1897
Relationship
2nd great-grandfather of Sheila Sue Altenbernd
Father*Male Reidy
Mother*Female Unknown
     Patrick Reidy is possibly a duplicate of Patrick Reidy and Patrick Reidy.
     Patrick Reidy was born on 17 March 1814 County Kerry, Ireland.1 He was the son of Male Reidy and Female Unknown. Other sources show Patrick Reidy was born in March 1816 County Kern, Irleand.2 Other sources show Patrick was born in Ireland circa 1820.3
     Patrick Reidy immigrated circa 1839 to New York, USA.2
     He resided Ohio, USA.4
     He resided Moniteau County, Missouri, USA, circa 1855.2 Patrick and Nelly's age was listed as 40. He was shown as born in Ireland.3
     They resided 6 miles east of Calilfornia, Moniteau County, Missouri, USA, between 1866 and 1897.5,6
     Patrick Reidy married Honora Shannon, daughter of John Shannahan and Ella Shannahan, at St Louis, Independent City, Missouri, USA, on 4 January 1866.5,6
     P Rady was listed on the 1870 US Federal Census in Walker, Moniteau County, Missouri, USA, enumerated 28 August 1870. Also living in the house were H, E, P, E, D and D . His age was listed as 52. He was shown as born in Ireland. His profession was a farmer. He had real estate valued at $2000 and personal property valued at $750.7 His father was of foreign birth. His mother was of foreign birth.7 In David Redy's will dated 8 January 1873 in Moniteau County, Missouri, USA, Patrick Reidy was named as an heir.8
Will of David Reidy (#1029)

     Patrick Reidy was listed as the head of household on the 1880 US Federal Census in Eldorado, Walker Township, Moniteau County, Missouri, USA, enumerated 1 June 1880. Also living in the house were his wife, Honora, his sons, Patrick J and David A , and his daughter, Ellen Reidy. His age was listed as 60. He was shown as born in Ireland. His father was born in Ireland. His mother was born in Ireland. He was married. His occupation was a farmer. He is unable to read. He is unable to write.9 Patrick Reidy wrote a will on 20 November 1894 in Moniteau County, Missouri, USA.
In the name of God amen

I Patrick Reidy being of sound mind and ?? the ?? of life to make this my last will and testament.

First It is my desire and wish that all my just and lawful debts be paid.

2nd I give and bequeath to my son David Reidy the sum of Five dollars

3rd I give and bequeath to my daughter Ellen Reidy the sum of Five dollars

4th I give and bequeath to Michael Murray one horse bridle and saddle to be selected by my wife and Admistratrix Honora Reidy. And also when my farm is sold the sum of two hundred dollars to be paid him by my wife who will be my Administratrix.

5th I give devise and bequeath to my wife Honora Reidy all my real estate personal property farming implements live stock and all chattles to hold in ?? simple and dispose of as she may deem advisable. To sell and convery any or all of the real estate farming implements live stock and chattles.

6th I appoint my wife Honora Reidy my Administratrix without ???

Signed this 20th day of November 1894
Patrick Reidy (his mark)

Attest Jno P Burke
Nora Reidy
James Walsh

Proof of Will

State of Missouri
County of Moniteau

Filed August 16, 1897 00 B.N. ByBee Judge of Probate

Be it remembered that on this 16th day of August 1897 before me B N Bybee Judge of Probate Court held in and for the County of Moniteau and State of Missouri personally appeared Jno P Burke and James Walsh who being duly sworn on their oath depose and say that even present and saw Patrick Reidy sign the foregoing instrument of date November 20, 1894 pruporting to be teh last will and testament of him the said Patrick Reidy and heard him publish and declare the same to be his last will and testament and that at the time of so signing the same the said Patrick Reidy was of sound and disposing mind and that ??? and Nora Reidy the other attesting witness to the same in the presence of teh Testator and of each other and the request of the said testator who was at the time of signing thee same more than Twenty one years of age.

Jno P Burke
James Walsh
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 16th day of August 1897
B N Bybee
Judge of Probate

Certificate of Probate
State of Missouri
County of Moniteau

I B N Bybee Judge of Probate Court of Moniteau County Missouri having examined the foregoing instrument purporting to be the last will and testament of Patrick Reidy deceased and signed by Patrick Reidy deceased late of the County of Moniteau and State of Missouri and having heard the testimony of Jno P Burke and James Walsh subscribing witnesses ?? no relation to teh execution of the same do declare and adjudge said instrument to be the last will and Testament of the said Patrick Reidy and the same is hereby admitted to Probate

In Testimony ??I have herenuto set my hand and affixed the seal of said County office this 16th day of August 1897.

B N Bybee
Judge.10
He was ill with an attack of la grippe circa 1895 Moniteau County, Missouri, USA.2
     He resided near Centertown, Moniteau County, Missouri, USA, in 1897.4
     Patrick's religion was Catholic.4
     The following item appeared California Dispatch, California, Moniteau County, Missouri, USA, on 5 August 1897
Oldest Men in Moniteau County


Last week THE DISPATCH asked for the name of the oldest living citizen in Moniteau county. Two of our correspondents have forwarded names of their contestants. From near Enon comes the name of Mr. Minor Harris, 97 years of age next birthday, November 10. From near Centertown our correspondent sends as his representative Mr. Pat Reidy, 82 years of age. Next week our correspondents will give a brief history of these old honored citizens who, although they have passed the post of an average man's life, and enjoying life hale and hearty.11


     Patrick died on 10 August 1897 at age 83.1,12,10 His funeral was on 10 August 1897 at the Catholic Church, California, Moniteau County, Missouri, USA. The service was performed by Rev (?) Mertzodorf.2,4
     The following item appeared California Democrat, California, Missouri, USA, on 12 August 1897
Death of Patrick Ready.


     Patrick Readyy died on his farm a few miles east of this city Monday. The funeral servcies were held at the Catholic Church in this city Tuesday afternoon, Rev. Mertzdorf officiating. Some two years ago Mr. Ready had an attack of la grippe and has been declining ever since.
     He was born in County Kern, Ireland in March 1816, being 81 years of age past. At the age of twenty-five he emigrated to America and after reaching New York drifted westward. Locating in this county some 42 years ago, settling east of this city in what is known as the Irish settlement, where he continuously resided to the day of death. He was a typcial Irishman, a dear lover of liberty and American institutions, and a man of honest impulses and strict integrity, well known and appreciated in this city and county.
     His wife and two children survive him, David Ready, who is a conductor of the M.K. & T. Ry.. and Miss Nellie who is at home with her mother. Mrs. M. Kiely, of this city and Patrick J. Doody, of Nelson, Mo., are step-children.
     Those from a distance attending the funeral were: Thos. Hogan, Hughesville, David Ready, Denison, Texas, and P.J. Doady and family of Nelson, Mo.2

His estate was probated on 2 September 1897 in Moniteau County, Missouri, USA, County of Moniteau
The State of Missouri to all Persons to whom these Presents Shall come Greeting:

Know ye that the last will of Patrick Reidy deceased hath in due form of law been exhibited proved and recorded a copy of which is hereunto annexed and in so much as it appears that Honora Reidy has been appointed Executrix in and by said last will and testament and to the end that the property of the testator may be preserved for those who shall have a legal right or interest therein and that the said last will may be executed according to the request of said testator we do hereby authorize her the said Honora Reidy as such Executrix to collect and secure all and ??? the goods ??? rights and credits which were of the said Patrick Reidy at the time of his death in whosoever possesses the same may be found and to perform and fulfill all things that maybe expected upon her by law and such ?? as far as these shall be proper by and the law charges her

In ?? ?? I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of said court this 2nd day of September 1897.

B.N. Bybee
Judge of Probate.12
     Patrick Reidy and Nellie Reidy share a cemetery plot.13
Last Edited=28 January 2020

Children of Patrick Reidy and Honora Shannon

Citations

  1. [S1224] Unknown repository address, Patrick Reidy (#1024) Cemetery Marker;. (Document Source Number: 01024-1897-08-10-01).
  2. [S1363] Patrick Reidy (#1024) Death of Patick Ready, California Democrat, unknown location, August 12, 1897, page 1, column 4 (Document Source Number: 01024-1897-08-12-01) . Hereinafter cited as California Democrat.
  3. [S120] Patrick Reidy (#1024) household, 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Moniteau, Missouri, population schedule, town of Township 45, Range 14, sheet 233, dwelling 1657, National Archives micropublication M653_634. Viewed at www.ancestry.com . Hereinafter cited as Reidy, Patrick (#1024) - 1860 Census.
  4. [S1364] Patrick Reidy (#1024) Patrick Ready, California Dispatch, unknown location, August 12, 1897, page 1, column 3 (Document Source Number: 01024-1897-08-12-02) . Hereinafter cited as California Dispatch.
  5. [S1221] St Louis, Missouri. Unknown series ; Patrick Reidy (#1024), April 2, 1866; Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, USA (Document Source Number: 01024-1866-04-02-01). Hereafter cited as Marriage.
  6. [S1373] Honora Reidy (#1024) Biography of Mrs. Reidy, California Democrat, unknown location, December 23, 1915, page 1, column 1 (Document Source Number: 01025-1915-12-23-01) . Hereinafter cited as California Democrat.
  7. [S9] Patrick Reidy (#1024) household, 1870 U.S. Federal Census, Moniteau, Missouri, population schedule, town of Walker, sheet 477, dwelling 493, family 492, National Archives micropublication M593_793. Viewed at www.ancestry.com . Hereinafter cited as Reidy, Patrick (#1024) - 1870 Census.
  8. [S1296] David Redy will (January 8, 1873), Will, unknown repository, FamilySearch.org (Document Source Number: 01029-1873-01-08-01). Hereinafter cited as Will.
  9. [S606] Patrick Reidy (#1024) household, 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Montieau, Missouri, population schedule, town of Eldorado, Walker Township, enumeration district (ED) 206, supervisor's district (SD) 6, sheet 487, dwelling 105, National Archives micropublication T9_704. Viewed at www.ancestry.com . Hereinafter cited as Reidy, Patrick (#1024) - 1880 Census.
  10. [S1223] Patrick Reidy (#1024), Will in Probate File unknown file number, unknown repository, unknown repository address (Document Source Number: 01024-1894-11-20-01). Hereinafter cited as Will in Probate File.
  11. [S1365] Patrick Reidy (#1024) Oldest Men in Moniteau County, California Dispatch, unknown location, August 5, 1897, page 8, column 3 (Document Source Number: 01024-1897-08-05-01) . Hereinafter cited as California Dispatch.
  12. [S1222] Patrick Reidy (#1024), Letter of Administration unknown file number (Page 473), Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah, USA (Document Source Number: 01024-1897-09-02-01). Hereinafter cited as Letter of Administrtation.
  13. [S1225] Unknown repository address, unknown name of person unknown record type;.
  14. [S894] David Reidy (#74), Death Certificate file no. 8856 registration no. 549 (March 1, 1956), unknown repository, unknown repository address (Document Source Number: 00074-1956-03-01-01). Hereinafter cited as Death Certificate.
  15. [S1382] Nellie Reidy (#3413) Death of Miss Nell Reidy, California Democrat, unknown location, October 5, 1905, page 1, column 3 (Document Source Number: 03413-1905-10-05-01) . Hereinafter cited as California Democrat.
 
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