Patrick Crahen

Patrick Crahen

Birth
County Clare, Ireland
Death 12 May 1894 (aged 82)
Burial Oregon, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 74952488 · View Source
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Crahen, Bridget
Crahen, Patrick
DIED
At their home in the town of Fitchburg two miles north of this village, Patrick Crahen and wife, Bridget, the latter May 11th at 9:45 p.m. and the former at 2 p.m., May 12, 1894, of general breaking down, caused by old age.
Mr. Crahen was born in Ireland, county of Clare, March 17, 1812. Bridget Geary, his wife, was born in the same county Christmas day 1820. He emigrated to this country April 1st, 1846 and she with her parent’s three weeks later.
Mr. and Mrs. Crahen were married Jan. 7th, 1874, at Sharon, Vt., and took up their home in N.Y. state until 1852 when they came to the town of Fitchburg a year later where they resided till the time of their death, with the exception of five years spent in Oregon.
To Mr. and Mrs. Crahen were born nine children of which six are still living, Patrick H. of Beloit, Mrs. Lucy Brown, of Dunn, William, of Fitchburg, J.W., traveling salesman, Chicago, Andrew E., of Beloit and Mrs. H. E. Hanan, of this village.
Mr. and Mrs. Crahen coming to this country when they did, endured the hardships and toll of earlier years to lay up something for old age and for the comfort and welfare of their family for which they labored to have them become useful men and women. The general health of this couple had always been good, and during their illness were not confined to their bed, but passed quickly and painlessly away.
Oregon Observer
May 17, 1894


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  • Created by: McFarland
  • Added: 15 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74952488
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Patrick Crahen (17 Mar 1812–12 May 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74952488, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, Oregon, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by McFarland (contributor 47349869) .