|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1870|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 1952|
*OTTUMWA 1880 view
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Grandpa was a book keeper for the railroad.
1900 WAP CO IA CENSUS
Grandma Anna M. Phillips, (Baby) My Dad James Matthew Lanigan, Grandpa James Aloysious Lanigan taken during the Spring of 1919 Ottumwa, Iowa.
Grandpa was the son of John Lanigan and Mary Burns who were both born in Ireland. I believe they first lived in Canada and then to New York where grandpa's sister Sarah was born in 1857. His dad helped build the first railroad into Iowa. They lived in Lockridge; Jefferson County Iowa until abt. June of 1870 when they moved to Ottumwa. Grandpa died at the family home at 928 Pershing Avenue; Ottumwa.My Grandpa always wore a suit! I never saw him dressed any other way.
Ottumwa Courier Feb 16, 1952
James Lanigan dies here at 81
James Lanigan 81; a lifetime resident of Ottumwa
died suddenly at his home; 928 Pershing Avenue at 4 p.m. Friday.
Mr. Lanigan was born here March 23, 1870; the son of John, and Mary Burns Lanigan.
Surviving are his wife Anna; two sons James of Davenport, and Timothy of Ottumwa, and eight granchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter and one son.
Funeral services will be 8:30 a.m. at the Vaughn Funeral Home, and 9:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church where requiem high mass will be celebrated by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Walter E. Cullinan. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends will gather at the Vaughn Funeral Home at 8 p.m. Sunday to recite the rosary.
*OTTUMWA COURIER SATURDAY NOV. 23, 1912
A small fire in the roof of the Lanigan home of 930 West Mill Street called the department out at noon today. The damage was slight.
**West Mill Street was renamed Pershing Avenue.
John Aloysious Lanigan (1824 - ____)
Mary Burns Lanigan (1838 - 1909)
Anna Mary Phillips Lanigan (1886 - 1963)
John James Lanigan (1913 - 1913)*
James Matthew Lanigan (1918 - 1997)*
Timothy Henry Lanigan (1921 - 1999)*
Mary Elizabeth Lanigan (1927 - 1927)*
Sarah Lanigan Whalen (1857 - 1917)*
Bridget Lanigan (1859 - 1860)*
Margaret Lanigan Jones (1862 - 1895)*
Julia Ann Lanigan (1863 - 1930)*
Timothy Edward Lanigan (1866 - 1934)*
James Aloysious Lanigan (1870 - 1952)
Plot: 18 B
Created by: "IRISH EYES ARE SMILING"
Record added: Oct 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7956747