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RE: Maurice Darrigan/Dargan/Dorgan--IRE
Posted by: Terry Date: July 08, 2000 at 21:51:01
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Looking for any of these family members. These Dargans are not directly related to the South Carolina Dargans. They were to have known to live in Canada, Minnesota, North Dakota, Washington, Michigan. They could have also been in Wisconsin and Bangor, ME. Rose Mercier was born in Bangor, ME wife of Joseph Dargan who went West to Washington by his sister Kate and he died there, leaving his wife and children in Minnesota. Any area that is questionable I'll let you know.

Maurice P. Darrigan, Sr. -- Spelled this way on his tombstone. He's buried
in Red Lake Falls, Polk, MN I believe I have a picture of him and Mary
Dady. Born: abt. 1815 Kerry (Tralee County) Ireland, also to have said
family came from Cork, Ireland. Married: Mary Ann Payne (Payne is also a
name in my family tree). Born: Aft. 1841. Probably married in Ireland?

There was also a tale that he came here to America with 3 other brothers the
is that 2 went north and 2 south. I don't know where that came from?

Children of Maurice P. Darrigan, Sr. and Mary Ann Payne
1. Maurice P. Dargan, Jr.: Bn: 12/25/1841 Died: 12/30/1915 Red Lake Falls,
Red Lake, MN (note: Duane Dargon was Clerk of Court in Red Lake in 1988 when
my husband and I and his siblings were searching the Dargans after his
mother had died and was buried in Grand Forks, ND. I guess you could say we
were on a family quest. I think his mother planned it that way. She was a
neat person belonged to the Ford Clan from Casselton, ND) I have his
marriage certificate and it states:
Church of St. Felix
117 West 3rd Street
Wabash, MN 55981
Maruice P. Darrigan, 23 yrs old. (P stands for Patrick)
and Mary Dady, 18 yrs. old from Greenfield
on the 19th day of November 1867
State of Minnesota
Rev. James Trobec officiating,
in the presence of Eugene Dady
and HONORA Dady Witnesses,
Dated May 30, 1988 date I received this.
Pastor: J. Richard Feiten

They had these children:

1a. Harriet Darrigan bn: 12/12/1875 in Wabash Co., MN married Pete
1b. Nora possibly married a Swan or Swanson
1c. John Rayton bn: 4/27/1881 Brownscreek twp, Polk, MN, married: Christine
Eckstein on 12/16/1910, he died on 10/13/1918 in Bovey, Itasca, MN

1?. This Maurice was born in 1844 according to the differnce on the dates
given here.
Which wife is the real one! Are there 2 maurice's or just 1? Please stand
up and show yourself! I'll question that!

1?. In Question: I also have Maurice bn in 1841 all the same info except he's
married to Mary Agnes Geremish born: 11/3/1848 in Vermont and died on
2/2/1936. Parents: Father: Dady Geremish and (Unknown).
I do have noted his wife to be Mary Ann Dady Father: Geremiah Dady and
mother: Honora O'Connel, Mary died on 2/2/1936 in Red Lake Falls, Red Lake,
Spelling is it Geremish or is it Geremiah?? Have it both ways! I think its
Geremiah and I also think that this could be the correct name of his wife.
Food for thought. Can they be the same person?

They had these children:

13a. Tom Dargan
13b. Gene M. Darrigan
13c. Joseph Darrigan
13d. John Darrigan
13e. Mary Gertude Darrigan/Dargan born: 11/18/1874, Kellog, Wabasha Co., MN,
Married Jacob Thill on May 20, 1896, Mary died on 6/18/1941 at Thief River
Falls, MN.

2. Anges Dargan married a Crawford -- Lived in Crookston, MN also lived in
Austin, MN

3. Jane Dargan married Dolan

There children were:

3a. Pearl Dargan - saw picture once of her in Wabash, MN
3b. Boy? Dargan --" "
3c. Mollie Dargan

4. Nora Dargan

5. William John Dargan bn: 5/8/1848 Reads Landing, Kellog, Wabash Co., MN
married: 5/18/1867 to Bridgit Fox, William died on 3/7/1032 in Bottineau,
Bottineau, MN, Buried in Oakdale Cemetary, Crookston, MN Married 3 times.
(1) Bridgit Fox deid abt. 1870 father Bernard Fox (No children, Brigit was
from West Albany, Wabasha Co., MN Died three years after marriage Marriage
certificate from Church of St. Felix in Wabash, MN 117 W. 3rd. St. (2) Della
Streeter (3) Inga Sather. Death Certificate says that Mother and Father
were born in Ireland.

Their Children were:

5(2) Della Streeter married in 1887 Congregationalist Church, Crookston, MN
52a. Bertram Jackson Dargan
52b. Clare Agnes Dargan -- Never married
52c. Leon S. Dargan (Pike known as)
52d. Hazel N. Dargan
52e. Dale A. Dargan
52f. Dennis M. Dargan 5/12/1930 died: 7/10/1935

5(3) Inga Sather born in Norway married in 1901?
53a. Joy Dargan married a Shurtleff
53b. Willard (Bill) Maurice Dargan married Laura Kathyrn Trent on 2/1/1933
(Had no children)
53c. Iris Dargan
53d. Fern Dargan married a Menier
53e. Sally Dargan married a Holmes
53f. Leroy Dargan
53g. Helen Dargan
53h. Mary Ann Dargan
53i. Grace Dargan -- lived in Erskine, MN or just had picture taken there.

6. May Dargan married Mike C. Malone -- they had lived in Minneapolis, MN

There children are:

6a. Thomas Malone

7. Thomas Dargan married Della or Delvina Mercier bn in Massacuesettes
Several children listed at the court house in red lake falls that had died
in infancy.

They had these children:

7a. Baby male Dargan 9/27/1888-9/28/1888
7b. Thomas bn: 4/24/1895 Red Lake Falls, Red Lake, MN
7c. Viola Dargan
7d. Mabel Dargan
7e. Robert Dargan

8. Joseph Patrick Dargan bn: 1868 in Minnesota, died 3/22/1905 in Puyallup,
Pierce, Washington married: on 3/22/1905 to Rose Elizabeth Mercier bn: 1865
in Bangor, Maine, died on 1/26/1957 in Breckenridge, Wilken, MN, daughter of
Pierre Mercier bn: abt. 1836 Canada, died 8/25/1896 Red Lake Falls Twp.,
Polk Co., MN

There Children were:

8a. Clifford Payne Dargan bn: 11/24/1893 died at the age of 17 in 1911, Red
Lake Falls, occupation: delivery express, running motion picture machine in
Red Lake Falls. Died of Diptheia.
8b. Arthur Mercier Dargan bn: 11/11/1901, Cass Lake, Cass, MN md: Carol
Lucille Cameron on 9/19/1900
8c. Myrtle Rose Dargan bn. 2/10/1896, MN, died: 3/12/1983 married William
Curran, Sr.
8d. Calvin Dargan buried at Fallbrook, was married to a woman named Grace
8e-f. Several baby dargans who died at infancy.

9. Molly Dargan

10. Kate Dargan married John M. Boyle -- He was a U.S. Marshall in Tacoma,
Puyallup, Washington. They lived in Tacoma, Washington. They had three
boys, also lived in the Seatlle area.
10a. Male Boyle
10b. Male Boyle
10c. Male Boyle

11. Julia Lawrence Dargan -- Lived in Tacoma Washington

Any help with reconnecting with these lines would great!




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