Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - April 25, 2017 - John Daly Jr.

John Daly was the son of John and Elizabeth (Green) Daly. He was born on March 17, 1867 in Genesee County, Michigan. John and Elizabeth had twelve children: John (1867), William (1868), Charles (1874), Marion Edwin (1876), May (1876), Robert (1879), Adrain Lawrence (1881), George (1884), Joseph (1885), Henry (1890), Goldie A. (1894), Effie (1896). 

John Daly Family about 1902
Front row from Left to Right seated: John Daly Sr. , Goldie, Effie, Elizabeth (Green) Daly
Second Row from Left to Right standing: Charles, William, Joe, May, Marion
Back row from Left to Right: Robert, Adrain, John, George, Henry

(Thanks to the Daly Family member who shared this photo on Ancestry.)

John Daly Jr married Mary Holland McIntosh in 1890. John and Mary (Holland McIntosh) Daly had eleven children: William (1892), Stephen (1894), Allen G (1896), Sophronia V (1897), Sophia (1899), Elizabeth (1901), John C. (1902), Clayton (1903), Francis (1905), Gordon (1907), May (1910).

John and Mary Daly lived in Clio. He was a dairy farmer by trade. Mary died on April 18 1928. On May 11, 1929, John married Cora (Crites) Smith. Cora had lost her husband Alvin in 1925. Cora lived in Flint. At first she and John lived in Flint but eventually they moved to Clio. Cora died in 1940. John lived an additional eleven years until April 25, 1951. He was buried in Pine Run Cemetery in Vienna Township, Genesee County, Michigan next to his first wife Mary Holland Daly. 

PS. John Daly was a very good man. He was the second husband to my Great Grandmother Cora. They were great companions for each other in the years after all their children were grown.

Rest in Peace, John.

Love, Jan

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