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John W. Mehaffy
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Birth: May 28, 1838
County Monaghan, Ireland
Death: Mar. 6, 1919
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA

John W.(Black Jack) Mehaffy was the son of David and Hannah Wright Mehaffy. He married Elizabeth Winslow on October 26, 1861 in Ireland. They came to the United States in 1872 with six small children. Later they added three more children to the family after arriving in Iowa. Elizabeth died at the age of 29. John then married Elizabeth Hutchinson Mehaffy, the widow of William Mahaffy. No children were born to the second marriage 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Winslow Mehaffy (1847 - 1876)*
  Elizabeth Hutchinson Mehaffy (1847 - 1924)*
  Hannah Jane Mehaffy Brown (1863 - 1927)*
  David H. Mehaffy (1864 - 1941)*
  John Wright Mehaffy (1866 - 1919)*
  Joseph Mehaffy (1868 - 1951)*
  Samuel Mehaffy (1869 - 1944)*
  Elizabeth Mehaffy Edgar (1870 - 1910)*
  Mary Malena Mehaffy Swygard (1872 - 1954)*
  William Wilson Mehaffy (1873 - 1923)*
  Martha Mehaffy Caldwell (1876 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Sharon Cemetery
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Jun 18, 2004
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John W. Mehaffy
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John W. Mehaffy
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Happy St. Patrick's Day, Great-great grandpa Mehaffy
- Debbie
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
to my Irish grandpa, Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!
- No Reins
 Added: Mar. 16, 2006
Proud to be your great-great granddaughter. Thank you for making the trip from Ireland to the U.S.
- No Reins
 Added: Jun. 18, 2004

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