|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1838|
County Dublin, Ireland
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 1913|
Obit for Anna (Shannon) McAuley; 6/12/1913, Paxton (Il.) Record newspaper:
Another Old Settler Passes Away
Mrs. Anna McAuley, nee Shannon, wife of James McAuley, died at Loda, Il., on Monday morning, 6/2/1913 at 3:40 a.m. She was born in Ireland, City of Dublin on 7/16/1838. They were married in Kankakee, Il., on 12/3/1855. She is survived by her husband, James McAuley, 7 children; 5 boys & 2 girls: John D. McAuley, Indianapolis, Ind., Thomas F. McAuley, Moorhead, Mn., Charles I. McAuley, Hunter N. Dakota, William McAuley, Chicago, Joseph H. McAuley, Urbana; Sadie H. Benware, Chicago & Anna B. Kovarick, Chicago. She leaves 17 grandchildren, 9 granddaughters, 8 grandsons. One brother, Thomas Shannon (Sr.) survives.
We cannot say, we will not say,
That she is dead, she is just away,
With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand She passed into a better land All of the children except William were present a the funeral. The services were conducted by Rev. W.F. Healy in the Catholic Church.
Interment in Pine Ridge Cemetery.
Mrs. McAuley was one of our earliest settlers. When her husband first came here there was not a house in Loda. He helped to build the I.C.R.R. & they would have to get their meals at Pera (now Ludlow) & there was only a section house there. Mr & Mrs McAuley were married at Kankakee (Il.) before the first courthouse was built.
Census for Anna (Shannon) & husband James McAuley:
1860 & 1870: Iroquois Co., P.O. Box Oakalla 1880, 1900 & 1910: Iroquois Co., Loda Twp.
Children for Anna (Shannon) & husband James McAuley:
John D., Thomas Frederick, James M., Charles H., William, Sarah/Sadie H., Patrick, Joseph Harry & Anna Beatrice McAuley
Anna's siblings buried at Pine Ridge are:
Thomas Shannon Died 2-2-1923
Elizabeth (Shannon) Lynch Died 1-10-1882
These 3 siblings, Thomas, Anna and Elizabeth came from Ireland in the 1800s.
James McAuley (1826 - 1914)
John D. McAuley (1859 - 1932)*
Thomas Frederick McAuley (1861 - 1925)*
James McAuley (1863 - 1889)*
Charles McAuley (1865 - 1938)*
William McAuley (1868 - 1919)*
Sarah Helen McAuley Jauch (1871 - 1951)*
Joseph Harry McAuley (1874 - 1929)*
Anna Beatrice McAuley Kovarik Wigger (1881 - 1959)*
Pine Ridge Cemetery
Created by: Toni Swan
Record added: Apr 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51501147
Added: Jul. 5, 2012