OBITUARY From the Fort Covington Sun of Thursday, March 12th, 1908 and taken from the Massena Observer:
Mrs. Bridget Kinsella.
Died at the residence of her daughter, Mr. James Lahey on Center Street Bridget Kinsella, relict of the late John Kinsella, aged 89 years. Deceased was born in Ireland, County Carlow, on Sept. 5, 1819. She is survived by five daughters and one son, Michael Kinsella, of Massena; Mrs. James Lahey, of Massena. Mrs. James McQueen of Westville, Mrs. Abraham Bradley, of Hogansburg, Mrs. William Quain, of Fort Covington and Mrs. T. P. Brennan, of Montreal, also Michael Flaherty, of Massena, whose mother was a sister of the deceased, and Joseph Flaherty is a nephew of the deceased; Clinton W. Kinsella, of New York, is a grandson, J. C Brennan of Bradford, Pa., is a grandson. W. C. Kinsella who was superintendent and director of the Brooklyn Bridge was a brother in-law, also Albert Kinsella who is prominent in the affairs of the Brooklyn Bridge is a nephew of the deceased. She retained her faculties and memory until the last moment.
Her sister was married to a Flaherty and had sons Michael and Joseph.
Of interest From the Malone Farmer of Wednesday, August 25, 1909 re "Clinton W. Kinsella" grandson :
CLINTON W. KINSELLA of New York, well known in Massena where he was born and brought up, was seriously injured in an automobile accident at
Mamaroneck recently. He had started with his Chauffeur for the Berkshires and while going at a 60-mile gait his machine slipped in the sand
while going along an embankment and both men were thrown out and tbe car-wrecked. The driver was seriously and perhaps fatally injured, and Mr. Kinsella was also badly injured, but latest reports state that he will recover.
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