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Mary Rush was the daughter of Richard Rush and Mary Clarkin (sp) of the Newbliss area.  (She had 3 brothers Frank, Patrick and John.)  Mary Rush married John Donoghue on Jun 27, 1878 at Killeevan Parish.

Baptismal records at Killeevan Parish show they had two children, Charles, born in October, 1879 and  Margaret born in April, 1881. We know that John Donoghue and daughter Margaret came to the United States in late 1881 or 1882. We know Mary Rush died before they arrived in the US and that young Charles did not come to the US with them. John and young daughter, Margaret, settled in Kansas City, Mo. not long after arrival. The story gets blurry from there.  Some family stories say Mary Rush Donoghue died following Margaret's birth while still in Ireland.  Others say she died in route to the US with John and Margaret.  Some family stories are that a daughter (not a son) was left in Ireland with other family, and raised in Ireland. Some years later, in Kansas, the memory is that Margaret received a letter from Ireland saying her 'sister' died.  We have not been able to find where Mary Rush Donoghue or Charles Donoghue are buried in Ireland. Who raised Charles (or the sister)? Any information helpful.  

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Date of Birth 1st Jan 1856
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Richard Rush
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Mary Clarkin
Number of Siblings 3
Names of Siblings Frank, Patrick and John
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) John Donoghue
Place & Date of Marriage on Jun 27, 1878, at Killeevan Parish
Townland born the Newbliss area
Number of Children 2
Names of Children Charles, born in October, 1879 and Margaret born in April, 1881
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