Springdale Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois

Peoria Co., Illinois

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Springdale Cemetery

Last CSS update 09-Oct-2003 09:00 AM


 Location: Perry Street, Peoria,Illinois
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Surname given name at death Birth...Date death date age at death notes
Flanegan Sarah J 1851 1946    
Flanegan James H 1839 1909    
McKinney John E 27 jun 1826 12 feb 1898    
McKinney Eliza 13 jan 1827 31 mar 1908    

Notes  from Kathy Baker:

  • Sarah J. (McKinney) Flanegan; born: July 2, 1851, Logan Township, Peoria County, Illinois; died: Feb. 27, 1946, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois
  • James H. Flanegan; born: Jan. 22, 1839, Salem County, New Jersey; died: Feb. 13, 1909, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois

    Photo by T.V.Mead for Kathy Baker, info by Kathy Baker

    FLANNAGAN, JAMES H. brickmaker, Sec. 32, P.O. Peoria, was born in Salem County, New Jersey, January 22, 1838, and is the son of James and Rachel Flannagan nee Wells, natives of the same county. He grew to manhood upon the home farm, and in 1866 came to Illinois, settling upon the land he still occupies.He married, May 7, 1870, Miss Sarah Jane McKinney, a native of Peoria County, by whom he has two children Rachel May, born in May, 1875, and Maud McKinney (her middle name apparently is McKinney) born in August, 1878. Mr. Flannagan owns 15 acres of land, part of which is used as a brick yard, and on which he also resides. Makes about 1,000,000 bricks a year. His parents are still alive and residents of New Jersey. On national issues he votes the Republican ticket, but in local matters for the best man, irrespective of party.

    (this was written in 1880)

    A son James Bert was born Oct. 15, 1886.

  • MCKINNEY, JOHN E., brickmaker, Sec. 33, P.O. Peoria, was born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in June, 1826, and is the son of David and Abigail (Ensley) McKinney. His father was a native of Ireland and his mother of Pennsylvania. He was raised at home until fifteen years of age, when he came to Peoria, and has since resided there. In 1844, he went to work in a brickyard and he has been in that business for himself for over 20 years. He married April 8, 1847, in Logan Township, Miss Eliza Stratton (father was William Stratton and Sarah Clayton, a native of New York City, born January 13,1827, by whom he has five children: Luther, Julia, Sarah Jane (married James H. Flanegan), William and Lily Maud. He settled on his present location in 1859, owns 20 acres of land, partly used for manufacturing purposes, and upon which also stand his residence and barns. He owns also two houses and lots, corner Perry and Laville strets, in Hall's addition to Peoria.

    married April 8, 1847, Logan Township, Peoria County, Illinois

    Photo by T.V.Mead for Kathy Baker, info by Kathy Baker




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