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Michael b. Apr 1834 Ireland Immigrated 1856 Occupation Hatter d. 18 Mar 1903
Wife Mary ( ) b. Mar 1835 Ireland Immigrated 1857 d. ?
Son James b. abt 1864
Son Timothy b. abt 1866
Son Henry b. abt 1870
Son Patrick H. b. 1870
Son John J. Mar 1872 9 Mar 1872 d.11 May 1937
Wife Mary Jane Sarsfield b. 10 Jan 1881 Nova Scotia,Can m. 12 June 1901 Amesbury,MA
d. 11 Feb 1980 Newbury, MA
Son John Sarsfield Hession b. 9 Apr 1902 Amesbury, MA
d. 20 Aug 1968
Dau Rita Agnes Hession (White) b. 17 Nov 1908 Amesbury, MA
d. abt 1993
Son Joseph Gerald Hession b. 16 Jan 1917
d. 16 May 1991 Bridgeport, CT
Son Michael b. Nov 1873
Dau Ellen G. b. May 1875
Dau Mary A. b. Jan 1879
George Reid b. 1819 at Aberdeen Scotland and came to America abt 1869 with family.
Elizabeth Reid b. Sept. 20, 1845 at Carnarvonshire Wales. Her mother died when Elizabeth was 6 years old. Her father was Hugh Davis. She came to USA through Montreal Canada April 3, 1868. George and Elizabeth married 1n 1871 in Rockland, Maine and moved to Kansas where they settled and raised a family.
Elizabeth died March 24, 1897 at Lebo, Kansas leaving 4 sons and 2 daughters : James G. Reid,South Dakota,
Dr. James D. Reid, St. Louis Missouri, George Reid,Kansas, David who was 15 years old, Mrs. Adam Dixon, Hamilton Kansas, and Mrs. John Hugh Davis (Margaret), Orland, Maine.George died in Kansas June 3, 1899, when he drowned in a well at the Dixon's farm. He was a life member of the Established church of Scotland. In addition to his children in America, George had a daughter Mary who still resided in Scotland in 1899.
Elizabeth's father Hugh Davis lived with her until his death in October 1875 and is buried in Arvonia Cemetery. One thing I find confusing is that Hugh Davis is also the name of Margaret Reid Davis' father-in-law
father of her husband, John Hugh Davis. I am the grandaughter of David Reid Davis b. 1884 in SD (son of John and Margaret Davis. My mother was David's only child, Dorothy Elizabeth Davis. I believe John Hugh Davis, my
great grndfather came from Penmaenmawr Wales. He was in the paving stone business and his sons were quarrymen.
Ruth Hession Sposili
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