The Frawley Family of Prairie du Rocher Illinois

Maurice Frawley

A very beloved inhabitant of Prairie du Rocher is Mr. Maurice Frawley. He was born in beautiful Ireland, in County Limerick, in the year 1833. Here he spent his childhood, went through the parish school, and was married to Miss Mary Crimmins on February 4, 1859. Of their children only a daughter is still alive.



Biographical Sketch of George Murphy

GEORGE MURPHY. – The firm of Murphy & Burns occupies an important place in the business of Sprague, Washington. Their book and stationery business, including also novelties and jewelry, now aggregates some twenty thousand dollars a year and is rapidly increasing. This is a dept for these articles to the Big Bend and Okanagan countries.



Biographical Sketch of Patrick F. Hayes

Hayes, Patrick F.; cement contractor; born, Limerick, Ireland, Oct. 6, 1857; son of Patrick and Ellen Fitzgerald Hayes; educated, Parochial schools; married, Cleveland, July 9, 1889, Bridget Dennig, three children, Mary, James and Florence; gunner in Royal Artillery, British Army, for six years; for the last twelve years, has been in the business of a



Biography of John J. McGrath

San Mateo is fortunate in having so many of San Francisco’s substantial business men listed among its residents. John J. McGrath Is one of them who, although burdened with the responsibilities of an Important position, gives painstaking support to every movement for the good of the city and enables the community to ‘reap the benefit



Biography of John O’Day, Esq.

Among those who have given Greene county its enviable reputation for possessing men of high character, large brain, and sterling worth and ability, is Mr. John O’Day, one of the leading members of the Greene county bar. Mr. O’Day was born in the city of Limerick, Ireland, November 18, 1843. He was brought in infancy



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