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Michael Matthew Dooley

Michael Matthew Dooley, M.D.
birth: 9 Aug 1857, Portugal Cove, Newfoundland, Canada to Matthew Michael Dooley and Bridget Moriarty
death: 21 Oct 1907, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
burial: St. John’s Cemetery, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana

marriage: 26 Feb 1889, St. Peter’s RC, Montgomery, Daviess County, Indiana
Anna Elizabeth Wathen
birth: 11 Nov 1861, Montgomery, Daviess County, Indiana to Raphael Wathen and Mary Ann Caanaugh
death: 19 Sep 1926, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana
burial: St. John’s Cemetery, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana

Children of Michael Matthew Dooley and Anna Elizabeth Wathen:

  • Mary Helen, 1890-1969, m. J. Christopher O’Brien;
  • Rose Bernadette, 1892-1982, m. Emil Norris;
  • Agnes Eloise, 1894-1983, m. Wiliam Austin Walker;
  • Jeanne Marie, 1898-1979, m. Hubert Huebner;
  • Gertrude Aurelia, 1901-1984, m. Paul Barrett;
  • Joseph Matthew, 1904-1959, m. Sarah Birdena Lett;
  • Mary Esther, 1907-2004, m. Paul Rittenhouse

Michael was first a carpenter, then a construction engineer, in 1886 he earned his medical degree from the Kentucky School of Medicine, Louisville.

Michael lived in Portugal Cove, Newfoundland (1857-1868), Antigonish, Nova Scotia (1868-1878), New York City, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Louisville, Kentucky and Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana (1889-1907). He died at his brother’s house in Connecticut.

Submitted by:
Carol Collins
Email: carolcollins65@gmail.com

Cletus Joseph Matthews

Cletus Joseph Matthews
b. 28 Jul 1904 at Daviess Co., IN to Alphonsus James Matthews and Mary Scholastica Disser
d. 24 Aug 1970 at Tell City, IN
bur. St. John’s Cemetery, Washington, IN

Cletus Matthews

Cletus Matthews

m. 28 Sept 1929 at Indianapolis, IN
Retha Eugena Bedwell
b. 26 Oct 1912 at Sullivan, IN to Claude C. Bedwell and Sarah Emaline Hardisty
d. 21 Mar 1994 at Washington, IN
bur. St. John’s Cemetery, Washington, IN

Children with Retha Eugena Bedwell (dates omitted for children living as of date of publication):

  • Norman Eugene Matthews, m. Catherine Rose Obrien
  • Veronica May Matthews (1933–1951)
  • Ann Marie Matthews, m. James Lee Martin
  • Regina Rose Matthews, m. Charles Maurice Shimer
  • Monica Fay Matthews, m. Larry Eugene Mattingly
  • Cletus Joseph Matthews, Jr (1946–2003), m. Ruth Ann Dugan
  • Edward Thomas Matthews, m. Theresa Ann Deitz

Cletus Joseph Matthews lived in Daviess County all of his life. His parents’ family homestead was located on what is now Boggs Creek Lake in Barr Township.

Submitted by:
Phillip Martin
Monclova, OH

Sarah Caroline Reed

Sarah Caroline Reed
b. aft 27 July 1837, Indiana
d. 27 July 1900, Daviess County, Indiana
bur. Washington, indiana

Sarah Caroline Reed

Sarah Caroline Reed

m/1. 17 June 1858, Tinity, Martin, Indiana
Jeramiah Redyard
b. about 1836
d. 10 July 1866

m/2. 18 December 1868
Thomas Jones
b. 1831, Indiana, to George Willis and Rebecca (Chapman) Jones
d. 1877, Huron, Indiana

m/3. 3 September 1881, Lawrence County, Indiana
William Scaggs

Children with Jeramiah Redyard:

  • Henry Clay (1866-1937) married Mary Francis Devies
  • Mary Elizabeth (b. 1859) married Soloman C. Jones
  • William Harrison (b. 1861) married Emma Chapell

Children with Thomas Jones:

  • Jackson (1869-1964) married Nancy Ella Hammersley
  • Zachariah (1874-1968), married Emma Grace Hammersley
  • Louis (b. 1876) married Teresa E. O’Brien
  • I May (abt 1878)

Sarah Caroline Reed lived her entire life in Indiana. She is buried in Washington, Indiana according to the record of her death in Daviess County, Indiana but there is no stone on her grave.

Submitted by:
Jennifer Cruse
Terre Haute, IN
E-mail: jencruse@msn.com

John Joseph Rooney

John Joseph Rooney
b. 10 September 1851, Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana, to Hugh and Joanna (Cahill) Roney/Rooney
d. 25 March 1943, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska

m. 1877, Kansas
Marguerite Burke
b. 11 June 1855, possibly Richmond, Virginia
d. 29 August 1914, Lillis, Marshall County, Kansas

Children with Marguerite Burke:

  • Thomas Edward (1878-1931) married Helen Gertrude Teeman
  • Mary Winifred (1879-1956) married James Francis McCormick
  • Mary Katherine (1881-bef. 1920)
  • John William (1883-1949) married Agnes O’Brien
  • Ellie F. (1884-1941) married George J. Botzenhart
  • James (b. 1887)
  • Margaret (1889-1951) married William J. Schmidt
  • Henry Michael (1802-1975) married Marie Margaret Higgins
  • Emma (1893-1984) married Raymond Creevans
  • Joanna Christine (1898-1970) married Lawrence Aloysius Meier
  • Joseph F. (1898-1978)

John immigrated from North Judson, Starke County, Indiana, to Marshall County, Kansas, about 1875.

Submitted by:
Peg Pierson
Lincoln NE