The Meehan Family
Meehan, Thomas
(-Bef 1860)
Burke, Bridget
(1806-After 1881)
Meehan, Bridget


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Talty, George

Meehan, Bridget

  • Born: 5 Aug 1834, County Clare, Munster, Ireland
  • Marriage: Talty, George on 24 Nov 1862 in Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Died: 2 May 1892, Grant township, Cass County, Iowa, USA
  • Buried: May 1892, Atlantic Catholic Cemetery, Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa, USA

bullet  General Notes:

Monday afternoon, May 2nd 1892, of enlargement of the liver, Bridget Talty; aged 57 years 8 months and 27 days, was born in Ennite, Ireland, August 3rd 1835, came to this country in 1853. She was married to George Talty Nov 24th, 1863 at Rock Island, Illinois, and in 1870 moved to Atlantic; and 16 years ago moved to the present home northeast of Anita.
Mrs Talty’s health had been poor for several years, but her last sickness was for about 6 weeks, when death came as a sweet relief. She was a devoted Catholic and died in the hope of a blessed immortality. She leaves behind to mourn the loss of a true and loving wife and mother, a husband and four sons, the youngest 16 years old, and one daughter; Mrs Hickey. Though dead, she lives in the hearts of her mourning children and husband, and many friends. The funeral occurred from the Catholic church, Rev Father Daly conducting the funeral services, and her remains were laid to rest in the Atlantic Cemetery followed by a large concourse of friends and relatives.

The Anita Tribune, Thursday, May 12, 1892


Bridget married George Talty, son of Michael Talty and Katherine Costello, on 24 Nov 1862 in Rock Island County, Illinois, USA. (George Talty was born on 3 Aug 1835 in Kilkee, CLA, Munster, IRL, died on 31 Aug 1913 in Cass County, Iowa, USA and was buried on 2 Sep 1913 in Atlantic Catholic Cemetery, Atlantic, Cass County, Iowa, USA.)

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The Meehan Family came from County Clare, Munster, Ireland - - For additional information please contact John Meehan ( or Charlene Deam (

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