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Elizabeth Fahy “Eliza” Greeley Johnson

County Galway, Ireland
Death Jun 1904 (aged 87)
Burial Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 91098230 · View Source
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The only GREELEY birth and baptism I have of St. Mary's is: Thomas Greeley born May 4, 1857 and baptised May 5, 1857. Parents were Michael Greeley & Elizabeth Fahi as spelled. 1850~1869 Baptisms for St. MarysGodparents were John Greeley and Catherine Dewire.Father John Kreckel officiated.

She married John Johnson in 1891.

**Thanks Pat for finding this obit for me. Click on image for best view.

Ottumwa death notices Jan ` June 1904 pg 52
First obit is dated June 6, 1904 and second was June 8, 1904.
First marriage was to Michael Greeley and second was to John Johnson.

Eliza Greeley Johnson 1816~1904


Posted By: Mary Ellen Lanigan
Date: 6/5/2012 at 17:07:34

Courtesy of the Ottumwa Courier
Mrs. Eliza Johnson, one of the oldest residents of Wapello county and a highly esteemed woman; died Sunday night at 9:20 O'Clock at her home on 556 West Mechanic Street where she resided for the last thirty-four years.

She was 89 years of age and had resided in Ottumwa forty seven years.Mrs. Johnson was born in County Galaway, Ireland December 1816 and came to New York City when quite young. After a few years residence in that city she went to Chicago and came to Ottumwa in 1857. Her husband Michael Greeley died about forty-one years ago and a few years later she was united in marriage with John Johnson.

She is survived by her husband and five children; Sister Mary Bonifice of Evanston, ILL; formerly of the Visitation Sisters in that city, Mark Greeley and John Greeley of this city, and Thomas Greeley of Omaha.

Mrs. Johnson was a faithful member of the Catholic church all her life, a loving mother and was held in the highest regard by hosts of friends.

The funeral service will be conducted from St. Mary's Catholic church Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock. Rev. F.W. Hoppman officiating. Internment will be made in Calvary cemetery.

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  • Added: 31 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91098230
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Fahy “Eliza” Greeley Johnson (Dec 1816–Jun 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91098230, citing Calvary Cemetery, Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by IRISH EYES ARE SMILING (contributor 46591610) .