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James Francis Kaney
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1854
Whitewater
Walworth County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1935
Rock Springs
Sauk County
Wisconsin, USA

James Francis Kaney, the oldest son of Patrick and Rose Kaney, pioneer settlers of the town of Bear Creek, was born at Whitewater in July, 1854, and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Adams, at Ableman, on January 5th, 1935. When a small boy, his family moved to Bear Creek and established a home in the wilderness. At that time bears were numerous and it was his delight to tell about them. When a young man, he married Mary Ann Byrne, a daughter of the late Patrick Byrne of Lone Rock, and they took up a claim at Kimball, South Dakota, in 1883, and homesteaded there for twenty years. In 1895, he returned to Bear Creek with his family and resided there and at Reedsburg until his death. Fifteen children were born to this union, three having preceded him in death. They are John and Will of Reedsburg, Mrs. Mary Adams and Emmett of Ableman, Mrs. Florence Johnson, Barron; Mrs. Katherine Peterson, Mrs. Anna Bollweg, Chicago; Mrs. Nellie Nieman and Albert, Plain; Wilfred and Hubert, Reedsburg, and Mrs. Lucile Schultz of California. His is also survived by his aged wife, two brothers, John of Milwaukee and Joseph of Richland Center and four sisters of the Order of Saint Vincent on the Hudson, New York City. His funeral took place at Loreto January 8th, 1935, Rev. Kaiser officiating, and was largely attended by old friends and neighbors. Interment was made in the Loreto Catholic cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Patrick Henry Kaney (1811 - 1901)
  Rose Croal Kaney (1833 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Anne Byrne Kaney (1863 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  John Kaney (1885 - 1973)*
  James Edward Kaney (1886 - 1918)*
  William H Kaney (1887 - 1969)*
  Anna Cecilia Kaney Bollweg (1888 - 1976)*
  Rose Ellen Kaney Niemann (1890 - 1968)*
  Agnes Kaney (1895 - 1916)*
  Hubert Francis Kaney (1896 - 1955)*
  Albert C. Kaney (1898 - 1965)*
  Florence Evangeline Kaney Johnson (1900 - 1938)*
  Lucille Elizabeth Kaney Twombley (1901 - 1961)*
  Emmett Joesph Kaney (1901 - 1990)*
  Wilfred Edwin Kaney (1903 - 1984)*
  Alice Lillian Kaney Karas (1905 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Francis Kaney (1854 - 1935)
  Hannah M. Kaney (1856 - 1939)*
  Catherine Ann Kaney (1858 - 1941)*
  Patrick Henry Kaney (1860 - 1927)*
  Joseph Michael Kaney (1865 - 1947)*
  Rosa J. Kaney (1867 - 1925)*
  John S. Kaney (1869 - 1935)*
  Ellen C. Kaney (1873 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Patricks Catholic Church Cemetery
Loreta
Sauk County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Heather Abrahamson
Originally Created by: Mactire
Record added: Aug 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57836687
James Francis Kaney
Added by: Heather Abrahamson
 
James Francis Kaney
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James Francis Kaney
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