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John Maley
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1828
Greene County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1892
Henderson County
Illinois, USA

John Maley was son of Thomas Mealey (Maley) of Lancaster, Cumberland Co., PA. and Elizabeth Starr of Ritchie Co. West Virginia. His parents married @1815 Wood Co. VA.

On 2nd marriage license in Monmouth, Warren Co., IL. said born in "Green Co., IL.". I believe recorder put wrong state should have been Ohio. As per death notice and various census.

John Maley married 4 Nov. 1846 Oquawka, Henderson Co., IL.
to 1/wife Eliza (Louise) Jane Munson d/o Solomon Munson and "Betsy" Elizabeth Williamson Munson of Scott Co., KY., Warren-Henderson Co., IL. Eliza Jane Munson Maley was sister of my 2nd great grandmother Sarah A. Munson, Lathrop, Johnson.

They had 5 children:
1. Sarah Elizabeth Maley m. 1/h Edwin Ruthvan Foster
20 Sep 1862 Henderson Co., IL. Marriage
ended in divorce.
(1/2 brother of my grandfather
Frank Freeman Foster)
m. 2/h Charles M. McCoy 14 May 1872
Warren Co., IL. Marriage ended in Divorce.
m. 3/h Amos Edwards m. 15 Oct. 1885 Warren
Co., IL.
2. William E. Maley m. Margaret Alena Furr 4 June 1877
Warren Co., IL.
3. Anna "Annie" Laura Maley m. Nelson Ash
8 Jan. 1874 Warren Co., IL.
4. Loretta Maley b. 1858 Henderson Co., IL.
Very little known about this daughter. Found on
1860 Federal Census Henderson Co., IL.
5. George Alexander Maley m. Mary Melinda Bryans
2 Feb. 1887 Oquawka, Henderson Co., IL.

After death of Eliza Jane Munson Maley 3 April 1879 Greenville Pct. Henderson Co., IL. John Maley remarried
to 2/wife Susan Clemmer 7 June 1886 Warren Co., IL. She was the daughter of John S. Clemmer and Magdalene Honsaker Clemmer of Masontown, Fayette Co., Pennsylvania.
She was born Sep 1832 Masontown, Fayette Co., PA.

Federal Census
1850 Twp. 11, N 4, Henderson Co., IL.
John Maley 22 Farmer 200 b. Ohio
Eliza Maley 19 b. KY
Elizabeth 2 b. IL
Note: 1. Elizabeth is Sarah Elizabeth Maley
2. Four residences away are Eliza Munson, Maley's
parents Solomon Munson and "Betsy" Elizabeth
Williamson, Munson family.

1860 Henderson Co. IL.
Twp. 11 N, Range 4 West Henderson Co., IL.
Maley spelled different and having trouble finding
him and family. I do not think they moved.

1870 Twp. 11 N. Range, 4 West
Henderson Co., IL P.O. Rosetta
13 June 1870 pg. 3
18-17 Maley, John 41 Farmer 2,000-925 b. Ohio
Maley, Eliza 40 Keeping House b. IL.
Maley, Sarah 22 b. IL.
Maley, William 17 Farm Laborer b. IL.
Maley, Loretta 12 b. IL.
Maley, George -- b. IL.
Foster, Flora 7 Granddaughter b. IL.

Note: 1. Flora Isadora Foster d/o Edwin Ruthvan Foster
and Sarah Elizabeth Maley who had divorce before
2. Sarah Maley above reverted back to maiden name
of Maley from Foster.

1880 Henderson Co., IL. Twp 11, Range 4 W. Greenville Twp.
John Mailey Self Wid. Farmer 53 Ohio PA PA
George A. Mailey son male 20 at home b. IL. OH KY
Flora F. Mailey Grdau. S KH 17 Il OH IL

Note: 1. wife Eliza Louisa Jane Munson Maley had died
3 Apr. 1879 so not listed
2. Granddaughter is Flora Isadore Foster not
Mailey d/o Sarah Elizabeth Maley and Edwin R.
Foster who had divorced, and she is keeping
house for her grandfather and uncle.

Death Notices from Monmouth newspaper Warren Co., IL.

20 Jan. 1892 Deaths-John Maley died 12 Jan 1892 in 64 years of age. He was born in Ohio, 10 June 1828. He was father of 5 children. Mr. Maley was an "old settler" in county, but we have no further particulars of his history. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Cooper of Pleasant Green on 13th.

Mrs. John Maley died 9th inst. and was buried on 10th at same place. (I believe this is Susan Clemmer Maley his 2nd wife. They might have died from same illness?)
Family links: 
  Eliza Jane Munson Maley (1830 - 1879)
  Susan Clemmer Maley (1832 - 1901)*
  Susan Clemmer Maley (1832 - 1892)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Maley Edwards (1848 - 1922)*
  William Edgar Maley (1853 - 1929)*
  Anna Laura Maley Ash (1857 - 1926)*
  Loretta Maley (1858 - ____)*
  George Alexander Maley (1860 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Green Cemetery
Little York
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Diane L. Webb
Originally Created by: Rick Weaver
Record added: Jan 10, 2010
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John Maley
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John Maley
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Rest in Peace John. I'm your First Cousin five times removed.
- Rick Weaver
 Added: Oct. 29, 2015

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