John Clynch (parents unknown) married Ellen Malone (parents unkown) at Clonegal parish church (Carlow/Wexford) 13 February, 1847. John of Ballypierce Ellen of Ballyshancarragh. Son William born October,1848, parents recorded as from Cranemore. The three sailed from Liverpool for New York September 1849. Gave birth to son John about 1853 at Brooklyn. William apparently dies young. Ellen dies January1881 at Lourdes, Iowa. Her headstone spells name Elenor. Her granddaughter, Helen dies one month later age two months, a bitterly cold winter. John Sr. dies c.1894 at Monowi, Nebraska where John Jr and wife Anne Purcell Clinch had moved. By end of 19th century Clinch is usual spelling of name.
|Date of Birth||1813 (circa)|
|Date of Death||1894 (circa)|
|Place & Date of Marriage||Ellen Malone at Clonegal (Carlow/Wexford) chapel 13 February, 1847.|