James W. HANNAN was born in Center Twp., of Dubuque County, IA, married Cath. MCALOON & died in Dubuque IA, & is buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery at Rickardsville IA.
He engaged in farming near Rickardsville till retirement around 1910 – probably the James ‘HANNON' farming in 1906 40 acres in Sec. 29 of Jefferson Twp., Dubuque Co. IA and he may have been James ‘HANNAN' owning 100 acres of land in Sec. 14 of Concorde Twp., Dubuque Co. IA in 1906 Plat Maps.
He died at 2:00PM 17NOV1911 at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque following an operation on Tuesday 14NOV of that year.
Catherine MCALOON-HANNAN continued farming near North Buena VistaIA with help of son, Harold William HANNAN.