John Devine
(Abt 1802-)
Thomas Devine Sr.
Martha Dobbins
Mary Devine


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1. Jeremiah Dowling

Mary Devine 2 3 4

  • Born: Nov 1865, Oshtemo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Jeremiah Dowling on 16 Sep 1885 in Emmett Twp., Pottawatomie, KS 1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Oshtemo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI. 2 Thomas Devine, laborer, 27, was living with wife Martha, 32; Mary, 4; John, 3; and Thomas, 1. The parents were born in Ireland, the children in Michigan.

2. Census in 1880 in Emmett Twp., Pottawatomie, KS. 5 Thomas De Vine, 37, farmer, was living with wife Martha, 41; Mary, 14; John, 13; Thomas, 11; Elizabeth, 9; Catherine, 4; and Martha, 4 months when the census was recorded in June, 1880. The parents and their parents were born in Ireland. All children were born in Michigan, except Catherine and Martha in Kansas.

3. Census in 1900 in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS. 3 May Devine, 9, born Mar 1891, niece, was living with Jerry Dowling, engineer, 44, Nov 1855, and his wife Mary, 34, Nov 1865. May was born in Kansas, her father in Michigan, and mother in Iowa. Mary was born in Michigan, Jerry in Indiana, and all their parents in Ireland.
[Note: From the above, we can tell that after May Devine's mother died, May is being cared for by her Aunt Mary Devine, the sister of her father, Thomas Devine Jr. Ida May Devine later renuites with her father and his second wife in Arizona.].

4. Residence: in 1915 in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS. 4

Mary married Jeremiah Dowling on 16 Sep 1885 in Emmett Twp., Pottawatomie, KS.1 (Jeremiah Dowling was born in Nov 1855 in , , IN 3.)


1 Records of Brenda Walz.

2 1870 United States Census, Michigan, Kalamazoo County, Oshtemo Township, Series: M593 Roll: 680 Page: 262.

3 1900 United States Census, Kansas, Leavenworth County, Leavenworth Ward 4, Series: T623 Roll: 486 Page: 284.

4 St. Mary's Star (St. Marys, Pottawattamie County, Kansas), 11 Nov 1915 page 2. Obituary of Thomas Devine.

5 1880 United States Census, Kansas, Pottawatomie County, Emmett Township, Series: T9 Roll: 393 Page: 374.

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