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immigrant US Civil War Soldiers flag  Patrick  WALSH

  (b. abt. 1821, Ireland   d. 30 December 1893Leominster, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: Patrick WALSH was born abt. 1821 in , Ireland. Patrick WALSH was the child of Patrick WALSH and Julia HALEY (HEALY) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  William WALSH and Elizabeth PERRY? (maternal)  James HALEY and Mary UNKNOWN

He married  Mary Ann CROSSEN (CROSSIN) 23 May 1850 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Mary Ann CROSSEN (CROSSIN)  was born abt. 1821 in , Ireland .  She died 29 February 1873 in Leominster, Massachusetts, USA . 

He married  (2) Maria SHANLEY 22 August 1874 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Maria SHANLEY  was born abt. 1840 in , Ireland .  She died abt. 1918 . 

Patrick WALSH died 30 December 1893 in Leominster, Massachusetts, USA.
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Patrick WALSH married immigrant flag Mary Ann CROSSEN (CROSSIN)-- Date: 23 May 1850 Place: Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

flag James WALSH (b.23 February 1851, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 10 July 1870, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA)

flag John Edward WALSH (b.27 October 1852, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 3 August 1909, Hudson, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Agnes WALSH (b.26 December 1854, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

flag William Walter WALSH (b.27 March 1857, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

flag Mary Ann WALSH (b.15 May 1859, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 14 December 1920, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

flag Edward WALSH (b.5 July 1861, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 18 December 1884, Princeton, Massachusetts, USA)

flag David WALSH (b.14 August 1864, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA  d. bef. 1865?, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA)

Patrick WALSH married flag Maria SHANLEY-- Date: 22 August 1874 Place: Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

flag Frederick Edward WALSH (b.2 July 1876, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 29 March 1959, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA)

flag David B WALSH (b.20 August 1880, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 7 December 1908, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)

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USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ...Read MORE...

News 1829 - The Catholic Emancipation Act allows Catholics to enter parliament and to hold public office

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News 1830 - 1834 - Famine stalks Ireland again

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USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
In 1836, a small band of Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as...Read MORE...

USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...

World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre. - January 2, 1839

News 1839 - January 6 – Night of the Big Wind: Ireland is struck by the most damaging cyclone in 300 years. -

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
The large number of French-Canadians who crossed the border in the nineteenth century, particularly ...Read MORE...

USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...

News 1843 - The first railway in Ireland from Dublin to Kingstown opens

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World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of...Read MORE...

USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...

USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...

USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S. - February 2, 1848

News 1848 - July 29 - Irish Potato Famine: Tipperary Revolt - in Tipperary, an unsuccessful nationalist revolt against British rule is put down by police. -

1850 - Leominster, Massachusetts
Name: Patrick Welch
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Event Place: Leominster, Worcester,...

1850 Marriage / Partner
Patrick WALSH and Mary Ann CROSSEN (CROSSIN) 23 May 1850, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA
1851 Birth of Child
James WALSH was born 23 February 1851, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...

1852 Birth of Child
John Edward WALSH was born 27 October 1852, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant...Read MORE...

USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
It began in a little schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854. A small group of dedicated...Read MORE...

1854 Birth of Child
Agnes WALSH was born 26 December 1854, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
1855 - Leominster, Massachusetts
Name: Patrick Walsh
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1855
Event Place: Leominster, Worcester,...

1857 Birth of Child
William Walter WALSH was born 27 March 1857, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
1859 Birth of Child
Mary Ann WALSH was born 15 May 1859, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861. education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia. - April 20, 1861

1861 Birth of Child
Edward WALSH was born 5 July 1861, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ...Read MORE...

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union). - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...Read MORE...

1864 Birth of Child
David WALSH was born 14 August 1864, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
1865 - Leominster, Massachusetts
Name: Patrick Welch
Age (Expanded): 47 years
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USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...

News 1867 - Fenian rising in Ireland

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...Read MORE...

News 1869 - The farmers in Ireland are complaining of great losses of potatoes, by disease.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - March 20, 1869

News 1869 - Not an Ordinary Church Service
During the morning service at the Unitarian Church, in Leominster, Mass., on a recent Sunday, a...Read MORE...

News 1869 - A handbill, of which the following is a copy, was lately posted in sundry places in London:
"Vive la Republique!
"The Queen will visit the city in state on Saturday, and on ...Read MORE...

1870 - Leominster, Massachusetts
Name: Patrick Walsh
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
Event Place: Massachusetts, United...

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

News 1870 - In Ireland landlords are often "warned" now-a-days by finding graves dug in their front yards.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - May 14, 1870

1870 Death of Child
James WALSH died 10 July 1870, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

News 1871 - It is a curious fact, demonstrated by a recent British census, that the population of Ireland is actually less than the number of Irish who are now in the United States.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - July 8, 1871

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...

1874 Marriage / Partner
Patrick WALSH and Maria SHANLEY 22 August 1874, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...

1876 Birth of Child
Frederick Edward WALSH was born 2 July 1876, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
1880 - Leominster, Massachusetts
Name: Patrick Walsh
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Leominster, Worcester,...

1880 Birth of Child
David B WALSH was born 20 August 1880, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country. - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date. - December 6, 1884

1884 Death of Child
Edward WALSH died 18 December 1884, Princeton, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885). - January 29, 1886

News 1887 - Michael Davitt is credited with the positive assertion that Ireland will have home rule within three years.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - January 8, 1887

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed. - February 2, 1887

News 1887 - The story of Ireland is best told by the following figures furnished by Mulhall, one of the most reliable statisticians of the day.
He says that during Victoria's reign there have died of starvation in Ireland 1,255,000 people;...Read MORE...

News 1888 - About five thousand immigrants arrived in New York on the 9th, about one-half the number coming from Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - June 16, 1888

News 1889 - At Clongorey, Ireland, thirteen tenants were evicted from their holdings on the 29th ult.,
and after the tenants had been driven from the houses twelve of the buildings were destroyed by the ...Read MORE...

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...

30 December 1893
Leominster, Massachusetts, USA

Name: Patrick Walsh
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 30 Dec 1893
Event Place: Leominster, Massachusetts
Residence Place: Leominster, MA
Gender: Male
Age: 74
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Farmer
Birth Date:
Birthplace: Ireland
Birth Year (Estimated): 1819
Burial Date:
Burial Place: Fitchburg
Father's Name: Patrick Walsh
Father's Titles and Terms:
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Name: Julia Healy
Mother's Titles and Terms:
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Additional Relatives:
Spouse's Name:
Reference ID: v 438 p 656
GS Film number: 961511
Frame Number:
Digital Folder Number: 4225006
Image Number: 693

"Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:NWZ5-7V3 : accessed 28 January 2016), Patrick Walsh in entry for Patrick Walsh, 30 Dec 1893; citing Leominster, Massachusetts, v 438 p 656, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 961,511.

Patrick is buried at: Saint Bernards Cemetery Fitchburg Worcester County Massachusetts, USA
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