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  • Last Name: Gannon
  • Given Name: Luke
  • Birth: , Birth Place: County Sligo, Ireland
  • Death: 4/10/1869
  • AGED: YR: 48

  • Relationship: father
  • Inscriptions:Notes: Luke Gannon (died April 10, 1869. Born about 1820) arrived in U.S. from Sligo Ireland after a 6-week voyage at the age of 15. Worked on the Erie Canal for brief time. He then came to Illinois to work construction on the Illinois-Michigan canal. When he had enough money, he came to Dorr Township. He married (ca 1838) Margaret Fallon, also from County Sligo Ireland. Margaret died October 9, 1884. Bought a farm in Dorr Twonship and then in 1847 bought a farm in Grafton Township. The Gannon's original log cabin is at the McHenry County Historical Society Museum in Union, IL.
  • Stone Condition:Broken stone
  • Cemetery: Mt. Thabor Cemetery
  • Section: D

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