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Cornelius Buckley
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1814
Death: May 11, 1906

The death of Cornelius Buckley who resided with his daughter, Mrs. Ellen Enwright in Rock Island, occurred at 9:00 on Friday evening of old age. Mr. Buckley had been confined to the bed almost continuously for the past year being unable to get about. He was born Dec 10, 1814 in County Cork, Ireland and was 81 years old. He was married to Miss Ellen Sullivan at the age of 27 and came to America and settled in New York state seven years later. After six years in New York state he came west and went to farming in Zuma township, where he resided until twelve years ago, when he retired from active farming and went to Rock Island to live. Three years ago his wife passed away and since that time he has made his home with his daughter. Mr. Buckley leaves seven children - Patrick of Coe township, Elizabeth, who is now in a convent in Florida, William and Cornelius, Mrs. Mary Benson, Mrs. Margaret O'Connell and Mrs. Ellen Enwright, all of Rock Island, John Buckley of Canoe Creek, and 32 grand children and 13 great-grandchildren. Mr. Buckley was a member of Sacred Heart Church, where the funeral services were held Monday at 9 a.m. Rev. Father Lockney officiating. The remains were placed at St. Marguerite's Cemetery in Davenport in the family burying grounds. 
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  Ellen Sullivan Buckley (1815 - 1903)*
  William Buckley (1854 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Created by: DeeDee Walters
Record added: Dec 28, 2012
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Cornelius Buckley
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Cornelius Buckley
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Cornelius Buckley
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 Added: Jan. 29, 2015

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