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John Cleary
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1843
County Tipperary, Ireland
Death: Oct., 1898
Woodford County
Illinois, USA



John Cleary, a Farmer Near Kappa, IL , Accidentaily Hit and Fatally Injured

Kappa, IL OCT 5, 1898 - On Tuesday night between nine and ten o'clock Mr. John Cleary, Sr., came from El Paso on the passenger train which was late, and started up the track towards home. When near the north switch he was struck by a south-bound freight train. His face was cut and bruised and he also was injured internally, from the effects of which he died today at 12:30. Mr. Cleary has lived a mile north of Kappa a number of years. He was a native of Ireland and fifty-three years old. He was an honest man and good neighbor. He leaves a wife and seven children, four sons and three daughters, all grown except the youngest daughter.

John Cleary was killed by a freight engine in Kappa, Illinois 
Family links: 
  Mary Quigley Cleary (1801 - 1886)
  Jane Reeves Cleary (1843 - 1922)
  Michael P Cleary (1868 - 1911)*
  John D Cleary (1873 - 1963)*
  Sarah C. Cleary Coffey (1876 - 1948)*
  Thomas John Cleary (1879 - 1911)*
  William P. Cleary (1882 - 1923)*
  Margaret A. Cleary Hynes (1883 - 1976)*
  Patrick Cleary (1824 - 1883)*
  Michael Cleary (1829 - 1907)*
  Thomas Cleary (1833 - 1897)*
  Mary Cleary Penn (1835 - 1917)*
  Martin Patrick Cleary (1840 - 1931)*
  John Cleary (1843 - 1898)
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Woodford County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Charlene Kimpler
Originally Created by: Amy Robbins-Tjaden
Record added: Mar 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18314787
John Cleary
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John Cleary
Added by: Jeannine (Booton) Hall
John Cleary
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