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Daniel Behan Obituary

Daniel Bahan Obituary-1927 From:  Jacksonville Courier, Jacksonville IL    June 30, 1927   Page 6  Column 3 Death Summons Dan Bahan, Sr., Here Wednesday             Former City and County Official Passes Away After Long Illness-Funeral Friday Morning             Daniel Bahan, Sr., a resident of this city since 1882 and who was prominent in both city and county […]

Frank Behan marriage to Anna Winters

Behan-Winters Marriage Francis P. Behan (Frank) was the youngest son of Andrew and Mary Dowling Behan.  Frank was born in Indiana about 1852.  We know of Frank from the obituary of Michael Behan, his brother.  The obituary states Michael had a brother Frank from Detroit, MI.  There were some suspect census records for Frank but […]

Mary Wickham Kelly

 [singlepic id=133 w=320 h=240 float=center] Needlework was done by Mary Wickham when she was a young girl.  The inscription on the back of the framed work states it was done in 1861, Mary would have been about 7 years old at the time she completed this sampler.  There was some discussion about whether Mary could […]

Behan’s in Toledo, Ohio

Below are two entries from the Toledo, OH city directories, we know from Michael’s obituary the family lived for a time in Toledo. 1880 City Directory [singlepic id=31 w=320 h=240 float=] 1882 City Directory [singlepic id=32 w=320 h=240 float=center] In the 1879-1880 directory you can see Mary (widow of Andrew), daughter Catherine and son Frank […]

Behen-Behan’s of Adrian, Michigan

Stanton and Behan Genealogy in Adrian, Michigan   Many thanks to Patti for the following: Catalogue of the Officers, Teachers and Students of the Adrian Union Seminary; Adrian, Michigan, 1852-1853. This is another Google Books find!  The Catalogue list students and academic level for the above listed school year, surnames of Stanton and Behen are […]

Frank Behan

Frank Behan found, finally! The following represents ten years of searching for Frank Behan.  The search finally ended this week with the arrival of the death certificate of a “suspect” Frank Behan.  The information below is a very condensed version of the documentation which supports the finding of Frank.   Francis P. Behan was the […]

Catherine Behan-Walsh

Behan-Walsh Tombstones A great big thank-you to Nancy Mattox, Find-A-Grave volunteer who photographed the tombstones of Catherine Behan-Walsh and her husband James Walsh; Catherine was the daughter of Andrew and Mary Behan and sister to Michael Behan.  Catherine and her husband are buried at Calvary Cemetery in Toledo, Ohio.  All research has indicated that Catherine […]