Thomas F. Walsh was born in Lisronagh, County Tipperary, Ireland on April 2, 1850. When a teenager he became apprenticed to a Wheelright.
At the age of 19, he emigrated to the USA and went to Colorado where he eventually became the owner of a mine.
Later he married Carrie B. Reed and they had at least two children. Mrs. Walsh died in 1932.
By the time Mr. Walsh died in April 1910 he had amassed a fortune and was known as the "Colorado Silver Mine King." He was buried in Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, DC.
Sioux City Journal, Sioux City Iowa, 9 April 1910, p 2 [picture]
Find A Grave dot com [Memorial-Thomas F. Walsh, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C. [picture]
Note: This is not my ancestor--JS
|Date of Birth||2nd Apr 1850|
|Date of Death||8th Apr 1910||VIEW SOURCE|
|Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname)||Carrie B. Reed|