RE: JAMES BAGLEY
I did not enter this name-James Bagley but I am excited to see it . I need to know more about him from the person who did enter his name. How do we do t hat? Might our James Baagley ancestors be related or even one in the same? I have just begun research in to his life. My James J .Bagley was listed as having been born in October 1861.(the difference of one year may be a glitch in the records or may prove them to be different individuals. Inquiring minds want to kknow. The parents of my James Bagley were Thomas and Ellen Bagley. (Her maiden name was not listed.}
My grandmother's oldest sister Mary Walsh b:Oct 1861 in Ballyduff, Co Waterford (Lismore Mocollup parish) who migrated to the United States ca 1880-1882, worked as a domestic in Boston, MA where she met James Bagley who had immigrated.in 1880. They married there on 8 June 1884.and continued to reside in Boston MA for the remainder of her life. The 1900 US Federal Census records that they had given birth to 10 children, onnly 4 of whom were still living. The living children were Mary E. Bagley( b September 1888,), Thomas Bagley (b-June 1890), James E. Bagley (b-October 1893) Allice Bagley (b-July 1898), all born in Boston, Massachusetts. Living with them was a Florence O'Brien ( b- November 1860) described as being employed as a "cracker sales" person. Hre relationship was described as "boarder" so at this time there is no evidence of a family connection but who knows. Also living with them at the time was my grandmother, Mary's youngest sister, Katherine F. Walsh b June 1877 in Ballyduff, Co Wterford, who was at that time still single and working as a Bookbinder. Their home address was listed as 625 East 2nd Street, Boston.
My initial research shows James Bagley senior continuing to maintain the home for his 4 children in Boston after his wife Mary Walsh's untimely death in November 1900 just a few months after the census data was collected, She was only 38. She was interred at Mt Benedict cemetery in Boston. after succumbing to " Pthsis (old name for TB ) and exhaustion".
In Boston on 8 Feb 1909 19 year old Thomas Bagley, their son, married Elizabeth Kilpatrick also age 19, daughter of Philip Kilpatrick and Mary Rocks. Elizabeth was born in Scotland..
In Boston on 12 June 1910 Mary E. Bagley, their 22 yr old daughter, married 22 yr old John J. Okeefe born inBoston in 1888, son of Garrett OKeefe and Mary Dalton,