(?) McNulty

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Life EventDateDescription
Marriage(?) McNulty married Mary Lyons, daughter of James Lyons and Catherine A. McCarville.

Dennis Donahue Sr.

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDennis Donahue Sr. married Mary Crowley, daughter of Dennis Crowley.

Children of Dennis Donahue Sr. and Mary Crowley

Mary Crowley

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Father*Dennis Crowley
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Donahue.
Life EventDateDescription
Mary Crowley was the daughter of Dennis Crowley.
MarriageMary Crowley married Dennis Donahue Sr.

Children of Mary Crowley and Dennis Donahue Sr.

Dennis Donahue Jr.

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Father*Dennis Donahue Sr.
Mother*Mary Crowley
Life EventDateDescription
Dennis Donahue Jr. was the son of Dennis Donahue Sr. and Mary Crowley.
MarriageDennis Donahue Jr. married Margaret Mulligan.

Edward Donahue

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Father*Dennis Donahue Sr.
Mother*Mary Crowley
Life EventDateDescription
Edward Donahue was the son of Dennis Donahue Sr. and Mary Crowley.

Margaret Mulligan

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Donahue.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaret Mulligan married Dennis Donahue Jr., son of Dennis Donahue Sr. and Mary Crowley.

Dennis Crowley

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  • Come hither from Old Erin in company with the family of Dennis CROWLEY, 1846. His daughter, Mary CROWLEY, born in Ireland, at an early date married Dennis DONAHOUE, Sr. and they settled in Western Dellona.

Children of Dennis Crowley

Catherine Crowley

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Father*Dennis Crowley
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1855As of 1855,her married name was Hickey.
Life EventDateDescription
Catherine Crowley was the daughter of Dennis Crowley.
Marriage1855Catherine Crowley married Patrick Hickey, son of Martin Hickey and Mary Barrett, in 1855.

Children of Catherine Crowley and Patrick Hickey

Patrick Hickey

M, b. 1809
Father*Martin Hickey
Mother*Mary Barrett
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1809Patrick Hickey was born in 1809 at Ballycroy, County Mayo, Ireland.
He was the son of Martin Hickey and Mary Barrett.
Marriage1855Patrick Hickey married Catherine Crowley, daughter of Dennis Crowley, in 1855.
  • The first character to be introduced then, in telling the story of pioneer days in Dellona, will be Mr. Patrick HICKEY. This gentleman, a native of Ballycroy, County Mayo, Ireland, was born in 1809, son of Martin and Mary (BARRETT) HICKEY, and came to America in company with his brother Michael, in 1837. In New York, Maine and Chicago, they found employment for several years, but they were tillers of the soil, and in 1845 set out, with a party of land-seekers, from Chicago, with the Baraboo Valley as their ultimate destination. At that time there were but two settlements in the locality (James W. BABB and Don Carlos BERRY were here) and they had no difficulty in selecting a suitable homestead. They chose a tract in the west central part of Dellona, what is still known as the HICKEY farm and occupied by a daughter, Miss Anna HICKEY, of Dellona. Here, on this unimproved homestead, they camped two weeks, during which time they erected a rude shanty, the first dwelling in the township. The rest of the party, not believing in the future of the Baraboo Valley, returned to Chicago. This was the first settlement in Dellona, and the death of Michael HICKEY, into the 27th year of his age, on the 14th day of June, 1850, was the first mortality in the town. His body was buried on a part of the HICKEY farm, which part was afterward given to the All Saints Catholic Church for a building site and cemetery. Patrick HICKEY improve his tract and built a home; then he married Catherine CROWLEY, daughter of Dennis CROWLEY, in 1855, and reared a family of six children, four representatives of which, Mary (widow of William HAYES of Dellona), Martin and John of Reedsburg and Anna, on the home place, have long been influential personages in the life of Dellona and Reedsburg.

Mary Hickey

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Father*Patrick Hickey b. 1809
Mother*Catherine Crowley
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hayes.
Life EventDateDescription
Mary Hickey was the daughter of Patrick Hickey and Catherine Crowley.
MarriageMary Hickey married William Hayes, son of William Hayes Sr. and Catherine Fullan.

William Hayes

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Father*William Hayes Sr.
Mother*Catherine Fullan
Life EventDateDescription
William Hayes was the son of William Hayes Sr. and Catherine Fullan.
MarriageWilliam Hayes married Mary Hickey, daughter of Patrick Hickey and Catherine Crowley.

Martin Hickey

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Father*Patrick Hickey b. 1809
Mother*Catherine Crowley
Life EventDateDescription
Martin Hickey was the son of Patrick Hickey and Catherine Crowley.

John Hickey

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Father*Patrick Hickey b. 1809
Mother*Catherine Crowley
Life EventDateDescription
John Hickey was the son of Patrick Hickey and Catherine Crowley.

Anna Hickey

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Father*Patrick Hickey b. 1809
Mother*Catherine Crowley
Life EventDateDescription
Anna Hickey was the daughter of Patrick Hickey and Catherine Crowley.

Martin Hickey

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMartin Hickey married Mary Barrett.

Children of Martin Hickey and Mary Barrett

Mary Barrett

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hickey.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Barrett married Martin Hickey.

Children of Mary Barrett and Martin Hickey

Michael Hickey

M, b. circa 1823, d. 14 June 1850
Father*Martin Hickey
Mother*Mary Barrett
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1823Michael Hickey was born circa 1823.
He was the son of Martin Hickey and Mary Barrett.
Death14 June 1850Michael Hickey died on 14 June 1850 27th year of his age.

William Hayes Sr.

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Life EventDateDescription
DeathWilliam Hayes Sr. died at USA.
BirthHe was born at Ireland.
MarriageHe married Catherine Fullan.
  • We would make mention of the HAYES family, old residents of Dellona. William HAYES, a native of Ireland, was the first of his name to settle here. He came to America in his early years, stopping for some time in the East. It was there that he married Catherine FULLAN. About 1855 the family came west and settled on land in the central part of the township. Their children were: William, married Mary HICKEY, resided in Dellona; Mary Ann; John; James; Catherine.


Catherine Fullan

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hayes.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCatherine Fullan married William Hayes Sr.

Mary Ann Hayes

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Father*William Hayes Sr.
Mother*Catherine Fullan
Life EventDateDescription
Mary Ann Hayes was the daughter of William Hayes Sr. and Catherine Fullan.

John Hayes

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Father*William Hayes Sr.
Mother*Catherine Fullan
Life EventDateDescription
John Hayes was the son of William Hayes Sr. and Catherine Fullan.

James Hayes

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Father*William Hayes Sr.
Mother*Catherine Fullan
Life EventDateDescription
James Hayes was the son of William Hayes Sr. and Catherine Fullan.

Catherine Hayes

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Father*William Hayes Sr.
Mother*Catherine Fullan
Life EventDateDescription
Catherine Hayes was the daughter of William Hayes Sr. and Catherine Fullan.

Mary Denny

F, b. 15 August 1808, d. 11 October 1873
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Slaven.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Denny married James Slaven.
Birth15 August 1808Mary Denny was born on 15 August 1808 at Ireland.
Death11 October 1873She died on 11 October 1873 at age 65.

Children of Mary Denny and James Slaven

John Slaven

M, b. 1846, d. 1917
Father*James Slaven b. 25 Dec 1788, d. 28 Apr 1872
Mother*Mary Denny b. 15 Aug 1808, d. 11 Oct 1873
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1846John Slaven was born in 1846 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of James Slaven and Mary Denny.
Death1917John Slaven died in 1917.

Bridget Slaven

F, b. circa 1849
Father*James Slaven b. 25 Dec 1788, d. 28 Apr 1872
Mother*Mary Denny b. 15 Aug 1808, d. 11 Oct 1873
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1849Bridget Slaven was born circa 1849 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of James Slaven and Mary Denny.

Catherine Slaven

F, b. circa 1854
Father*James Slaven b. 25 Dec 1788, d. 28 Apr 1872
Mother*Mary Denny b. 15 Aug 1808, d. 11 Oct 1873
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1854Catherine Slaven was born circa 1854 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of James Slaven and Mary Denny.

Luke Boylan

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Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLuke Boylan was also known as Boylen.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLuke Boylan married Mary Torphy, daughter of Edward Torphy and Johanna Stapleton.

Sarah (?)

F, b. circa 1701
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1742As of before 1742,her married name was Sparks.
Married Namecirca 1742As of circa 1742,her married name was Foster.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1701Sarah (?) was born circa 1701 at South Carolina.
Marriagebefore 1742She married (?) Sparks before 1742.
Marriagecirca 1742Sarah (?) married Anthony Samuel Foster, son of Robert Foster and Elizabeth Garnett, circa 1742.
  • Sarah (?) witnessed the will of Anthony Samuel Foster on 4 February 1763 at Spotsylvania, Virginia; Will of Anthony Foster, Dated Feb. 4, 1763, Spotsylvania County, Virginia. .

    In the Name of God Amen I Anthony Foster of the County of Spotsylvania being Sick and Weak in body but of sound & in perfect Mind and Memory, thanks be to Almighty God for the same, Do make and ordain this my Last Will & Testament in Manner & form following. Imprimis first I Recommend my soul to Almighty God Hoping for pardon & Remission of all my sins through the Merit and Mediation of my Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, & my Body I desire may be buried in a Christian Like manner at the Discretion of my Executors hereafter named. .

    Item. I give to my son Thomas Foster one Negro woman named Phillis & one child of woman, both which sd. Negro & child he has now in his possession, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my son in Law James Frazer, one Negro Girl named Jenny, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my Grandson Anthony Bartlett, one Negro girl named Sarah, and to my Grandson Edmund Bartlett one Negro man named Sancho, to them and their heirs forever. But in case the sd. Anthony and Edmund Bartlett should die before they attain to Lawfull age, or without issue Lawfully begotten, the sd. negro or negros to go to the next Lawfull heir of Thomas Bartlett, the father of the sd. Anthony & Edmund, Which Heir shall be Lawfully b’gotten by Mary, the Present Wife of the said Thomas Bartlett, and in case of Default of such issue, then the said Negros and their increase to go to my son Thomas Foster & his Heirs forever. The said Thomas Bartlett & Mary his wife having the use of the aforesaid Negros during their natural lives..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my Grandson Anthony Crutcher one Negro Girl named Judy, now in the possession of his father Thomas Crutcher, and to my Grandson Thomas Crutcher one Negro Girl named Frank, which is likewise in the possession of his Father Thomas Crutcher - But in case the said Anthony & Thomas Crutcher should both die before they attain to lawfull age, or without issue Lawfully begotten then I give the said Negroes & their increase to the Heirs of Thomas Crutcher by his present wife Martha, and in case of Default of such issue, Then I give the said Negroes & their Increase to my son Anthony Foster & his heirs forever, the said Thomas Crutcher and Martha his wife having the use of the said Negros During their Natural Lives..

    Item. I give & Confirm all the Estate heretofore given to my son Anthony Foster, now in his possession, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give to my Grand-Daughter Mary Foster, Daughter of Edmund Foster, one Tract of Land, lying & being in the County of Spotsylvania, Containing about one hundred & Eighty Seven Acres, formerly called & known by the name Red-hills. (She having already a deed from me for the Same, tho not yet Recorded), to her & her heirs forever. .

    Item. I give and bequeath unto my Grandson Henry Foster the Land and Plantation Whereon his Father John Foster now lives containing about five hundred acres, more or less, it being all the Land I hold on the upper, or west side of the Pamunkey road & adjoining to my son Anthony Foster’s Land, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my son John Foster one Negro Woman named Sue, which he has now in his possession, & one negro boy named (Titus?), to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my Wife’s Daughter Sarah Sparks one Cow & Calf to her & her heirs forever..

    Item. I Lend to my Wife Sarah Foster During her Natural Life and Widowhood, one Negro man named Sam and one Negro Woman named Tenner But in Case she should Marry or after her Death which ever first shall happen, then the sd. Negro Woman & her Increase, I give to my son John Foster & his heirs forever & the said Negro Man Sam to my son Anthony Foster & his heirs forever. Also I give to my Said Wife her Choice of a Feather bed & furniture, two Cows & Calves & any one of my horses or Mares, to her & her heirs forever..

    Item. I give & Bequeath unto my Grandson Robert Foster, son of Thomas Foster, a Tract or parcel of Land lying & being in the County of Spotsylvania, on the Lower, or East side of the Pamunkey road & on both sides of the Beaver Dam run Containing about two hundred acres, more or less, it being all the Land I hold on that side of the sd. Road, to him & his heirs forever..

    Item. (After all my Just Debts & funeral Expenses are fully Satisfied & paid), I give all the Remainder of my Estate (not heretofore given) to my son John Foster, his heirs ...?.. forever..

    And Lastly I Nominate, Constitute, Ordain & appoint my son Anthony Foster & my son in Law James Frazer Whole & sole Executors of this my Last Will & Testament, hereby revoking all other wills by me heretofore made & Confiming this only to be my Last Will & Testament. .

    In Witnesses whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this fourth day of February, one Thousand Seven Hundred & Sixty Three..

    A Foster .

    Signed, Seal’d & Published In Presence of Isaac Darnall, Thomas Crutcher, Edwd. Herndon..

    In Court held for Spotsylvania County on Monday July the fourth The last will and testament of Anthony Foster Dec’d was Exhibited......Anthony Foster and James Frazer Executors therein named and on the oaths of Isaac Darnall and Edward Herndon witnesses thereto, and was recorded and the said Executors took the usual oath and gave bond with ..?... and Joseph Holladay their securities. Test..

    Compiled by Judy Griffin, 2007 hutchjg@new.rr.com.
  • On 10 April 1763 at Spotsylvania, Virginia, John Foster of s to Sarah Foster, widow and relict of Anthony Foster, late of sd. co., Decd. Deed of lease. 350 a. on West side of Pamunkey River, whereon sd. John Foster now lives, etc., "until Henry Foster, son of sd. John Foster, comes of age," etc.
  • On 4 July 1763 at Spotsylvania, Virginia, Sarah x Foster, widow and relict of Anthony Foster, decd., to John Foster. 20 curr. 333 a. in Spts. Co., dower of the sd. Sarah, under the will of her late husband. No witnesses.

Child of Sarah (?) and (?) Sparks

Thomas Calvert

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageThomas Calvert married Sarah Williamson.

Child of Thomas Calvert and Sarah Williamson