Mary and Michael married about 1870 in Pennsylvania. To escape the coal mines, They headed west about 1877. They lived in Iowa about 10 years before proceeding to Sheridan County Nebraska where they ranched until retiring to chadron. They had 11 children.
Deceased children I have not found: Charles 1875 - near L.A. Margret 1878 - Probably buried on the home place Tom 1885 - ? Joseph 1894 - ?