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SMITH Rosannah (Rose)
Birth: 23 Apr 1854 Castleknock, Blanchardstown, Ireland
Christening: 23 Apr 1854 Blanchardstown, Ireland
Death: 27 Feb 1884 Philadelphia, Pa.
Cause of Death: phithsis pulmonatis
Burial: 29 Feb 1884 New Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
Irish Records for Dublin: Rose Smith bap 23 Apr 1854, Castleknock, Blanchardstown,
Dublin, dtr of Eugene Smith and Bridget Corcoran, sponsors Julia Gibney, Beranrd
Gibney (prob Bernard)
check this out: from same Web site Sarah Dowling, bap 29 May 1838,
Blanchardstown, Blanchardstown, Dublin, dtr of William Dowling and Bridget Corcoran,
sponsors Thomas Corcoran, Bridget Cullen
Arr in Phila March 1856, on Tonawanda as Rosannah Smith b Ireland age 1
1860 in Ward 3, Phila.
17 Oct 2009 pix from Bob Foley also had a Lydia Thornton (she is daughter of Rose).
1880 in Phila Dist 24
Thornton Thos 32 (b 1847) shoemaker b London, parents b Ireland
says Rose b. Dublin (Blanchardstown is a suburb)
Phila Death Rec Rose Thornton, d 27 Feb 1884, age 29 (b 1854) b Ireland, cause
phithsis pulmonatis (consumption), 16th ward, 514 Peirce St, bur 29 Feb 1884 New
Cathedral Cemetery, undertaker Sweeney.
What of 1870 Michael Dowling 50 (1819) works in wollen mill, b Ireland, James
Thornton 28 b England, and 4 others in home of Jno Murray, ward 14, also ward 15
(note James born in England in 1852, Thomas Thornton b London 1848. brothers?)
In browse of 1860, in Ward 20 Div 2 (same as Hickeys) is a Thomas Thornton 6 (1853
b Pa), son of Sam? and Sarah Thornton (b Ireland) No, not ours.
Only match in 1870 is Rosa Smith, age 16 (1854), b Ireland, in Phila Ward 8 Dist 22,
with the Rache family, domestic servant. Probably is her
Pa and NJ Church and Town Rec on ancestry, bur New Cathedral, 29 Feb 1884,
grave is J/4/27 particulars: "W ill" or something like that. Per call with NCC, only
persons in grave are Thorntons (so her mother Bridget isn't there)
Irish Catholic Registers at registerls.nli.ie
SMITH Eugene [Owen] (1826 - 24 Jan 1877)
CORCORAN Bridget (Mary?) (1814 - Apr 1871)
SMITH Rosannah (Rose) (23 Apr 1854 - 27 Feb 1884)
Marriage To THORNTON Thomas M. (15 Feb 1848 - 19 Feb 1907)
THORNTON Michael ()
ERVIN Ann ()
Children by THORNTON Thomas M. 15 Feb 1848 - 19 Feb 1907
THORNTON Lydia Rose (13 Jul 1873 - 6 Oct 1960)
THORNTON William J. (1874 - 18 Dec 1899)
THORNTON Mary Agnes (6 Sep 1878 - )
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