Daniel F. Leahy

Male 1859 - 1911  (~ 51 years)

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  1. 1.  Daniel F. Leahy was born in Dec 1859 in Ireland; died on 24 Mar 1911 in Ogdensburg, NY.


    - Arrival, 1885.

    - 1910 census: Daniel Leahy, 48, b. abt. 1862, Ireland, rents at 118 Washington St. with wife Elizabeth. His parents were both b. Ireland. He is a foreman at a hospital. With children John F. Burns, 20: Joseph H., 19. Also with them are dau. Janes E. Burns Kelley and husband William J. Kelley, 30, who is a railroad conductor.

    - Marh 24, 1911: Daniel F. Leahy is confined to his home by a severe attack of pneumonia.

    - March 29, 1911: The many friends of Daniel F. Leahy were shocked to hear of his sudden death, which occurred Friday (March 24, 1911) at his home, 118 Washington St., after a few days of pneumonia. He was on duty at the state hospital until Thursday morning when he went home. He had contracted a hard cold which rapidly developed into pneumonia. Being a man of large physique, the disease made swift inroads into his constitution and he quickly succumbed. Mr. Leahy had a large number of friends and his death will be keenly regretted by all who knew him. He was always jovial and cheerful, possessing a large heart and a generous and kindly manner that made him a favorite with his friends. He was 49 years of age and was bon In Ireland. He came to this city about 25 years ago and lived her continuously since that time. For many years past, he held the position of foreman of the shoe shop at the St. Lawrence State Hospital and was especially popular among the employees of the institution. He also found time to engage in the insurance business and had an office on Ford Street where he spent his evenings. He was prominent in fraternal circles, having bee a member of the Xiberians, the Knights of the Macabees, the Eagles and the Modern Woodmen. He was a faithful member of St. Mary's parish and took part in the St. Patrick's Day parade a week ago, carrying the Stars and Stripes at the head of the column, and at that time appeared to be in good health. He is survived by his wife, a brother Patrick, who is a charge attendant at the hopsital, and several stepsons and stepdaughters, children of his wife by a former marriage. The funeral was held from his late home Monday morning and at St. Mary's.

    - March 27, 1911: The funeral of Daniel F. Leahy was held this morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Cathedral with a solemn requiem mass. Delegations from the various fraternal societies to which Mr. Leahy belonged were present. Immediate after this funeral was over, that of the late Patrick Carey took place.

    - April 26, 1911: There was a hearing today before Surrogate A. R. Herriman in a proceeding to discover assets belonging to the estate of the late Daniel F. Leahy, who died intestate. Patrick Leahy, brother of the deceased, was examined under oath. The inquiry did not result in the discovery of assets. Other witnesses were Thomas Spratt who appeared for Patrick Leahy and Edward P. Lyncy for the administrix, Mrs. Daniel F. Leahy.

    Daniel married Elizabeth Walling about 1899 in St Mary's Cathedral, Ogdensburg, NY. Elizabeth (daughter of Roch Robert Walling and Hannah Fogarty) was born on 5 Dec 1855 in Ogdensburg, NY; died on 25 Jan 1918 in Ogdensburg, NY. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]