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John M Sullivan
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1840
Tralee
County Kerry, Ireland
Death: Oct. 28, 1907
Guckeen
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA

John M Sullivan was born at the "Time of the Big Wind". What we would call a hurricane today. Alot of lives were lost that day. He came to the United States in 1863, arriving in New York with his brother, Michael on July 14th aboard the steamer ship "Sidon". They went through the Emigrant clearing depot at Castle Gardens. They found jobs, sent for their sister, Ellen in 1865. John left new York by 1868 for Plymouth Rock, Iowa where he applied for citizenship. He married Sarah Dagan in 1869. He was granted naturalization in Iowa on Sept 30, 1870. They moved to Fillmore Co. MN. in Canton. They moved to Blue Earth MN on Sept 26, 1898. They had children:
John Edward 1871-1949
Mary Catherine 1873-1974
Michael Henry "Mike" 1875-1958
Stillborn son 1876
Stillborn son 1877
James Patrick "Jim" 1878-1951
Francis Augustus "Frank" 1881-1950
Elizabeth Ann "Lizzie" 1883-1978
Rose Agatha 1885-1970
Ruth Agnes 1885-1961
Gertrude Sarah "Gertie" 1887-1946
Joseph Edwin "Joe" 1889-1966
Florence Anna 1892-1986
all born in Canton raising them on the farm south of Guckeen where he lived till his death.

John M Sullivan died at his home in Jo Daviess Twp, Oct 28 at the age of 67. Death resulting from heart failure. (Death registry says death caused by Anemia ) Funeral services were held Tuesday morning from the Catholic Church in Blue Earth. Rev Father Murphy conducted the last rites. A Wife and 11 children morn the loss of a loving husband and kind parent, for the deceased was a model man in the home. He was a real neighbor, a splended citizen.He was dangerously ill days before he passed but was conscience till the end. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Dagan Sullivan (1851 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  John Edward Sullivan (1873 - 1949)*
  Michael Henry Sullivan (1875 - 1958)*
  Francis Augustus Sullivan (1881 - 1950)*
  Rose Agatha Sullivan Munson (1884 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Blue Earth
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Lisa McCrehin McKown
Record added: Dec 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82026632
John M Sullivan
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John M Sullivan
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John M Sullivan
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