Wednesday, May 25, 2011

John Smith and Susan Catherine Corcoran (2nd Great Grandparents)

John Smith was born in County Tipperary Ireland about 1832. He was to emigrate to the United States and settle in San Francisco California where he worked as a laborer.

Susan Catherine Corcoran was born in County Roscommon Ireland about 1833 and emigrated to the United States with her sister "Rose". The sisters were to settle in San Francisco California.

John Smith and Susan Corcoran married prior to 1867 and would reside in San Francisco California for all their married life, primarily at 721 Church Street in the City's Mission District. Three children would be born of this marriage in San Francisco : Mary born in July of 1867, John born in March of 1869, and Thomas born in June of 1874.

John Smith would die on July 10 1888 and Susan would follow in death on November 19 1893. John and Susan were originally buried at Mount Calvary Cemetery in San Francisco. On May 14 1927, John and Susan were re-interned at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma California due to the closing of cemeteries in the City of San Francisco. John and Susan are buried in the same burial plot with their children.

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