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John Edward Dargan, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1799
County Longford, Ireland
Death: Apr., 1901
Riceville
Howard County
Iowa, USA

The Moravia Union
Thursday, February 2, 1928
page four

Cresco - For a human being to live in three centuries is not a common occurrence. But such was the unusual discovery made at Calvary Cemetery at Cresco recently by members of the Cresco Monument Company. They found a plain marble slab bearing the inscription: "Grandpa, 1799-1901".
The deceased referred to was John Dargan, born in Ireland in 1799 and died in April 1901. It is believed to be the only case of its kind in Iowa and perhaps in the whole northwest.
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He was married to Catherine Brady (some family databases have Hannah), and they were the parents of eight: Mary, Bridget, Margaret, Michael, Kate, Ann, William, and John E. Dargan, Jr. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Brady Dargan (1798 - 1865)
 
 Children:
  William Edward Dargan (1821 - 1896)*
  Bridget Dargan Condon (1830 - 1914)*
  John Edward Dargan (1840 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Cresco
Howard County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Burt
Record added: Feb 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65958570
John Edward Dargan, Sr
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John Edward Dargan, Sr
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John Edward Dargan, Sr
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 Added: Aug. 28, 2012
 
 
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