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


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Martha Ann Devine 1 2 3 4

  • Born: Feb 1880, Emmett Twp., Pottawatomie, KS 1 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Samuel Conklin Hays
  • Died: May 1968, , Wyandotte, KS at age 88 2 4
  • Buried: 11 May 1968, Kansas City: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wyandotte, KS 4

   Cause of her death was hemmorhage.4

   Another name for Martha was Mattie A. Devine.5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Emmett Twp., Pottawatomie, KS. 1 2 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.

2. Kansas State census in 1895 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS. 6 Tho. Devine, 52, was living with Martha, 56; John, 28; and Martha, 15. Tho. and Martha were born in Ireland, John in Michigan, and Martha in Kansas.

3. Census in 1910 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS. 5 Thomas Devine, occupation "own income," 68, was married for 45 years to wife Martha, 71. She had birthed 6 children and all were alive in 1910. In their household was son-in-law Samuel C. Hays, merchant, 37, newly married this year to the Devine's daughter, Mattie. A., salesman, 30. Thomas and Martha and their parents were born in Ireland. Mattie was born in Kansas. Samuel was born in Iowas, his parents in Indiana. They were renting at 956 Homer Avenue.

4. Census in 1920 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS. 7 Samuel C. Hays, proprietor grocery store, 46, was living with wife Martha A., 39; Samuel, 9; and mother-in-law Martha De Vine, 83, widowed, who immigrated in 1858 and was naturalized in 1865, a native of Ireland and Irish parents. Samuel was born in Iowa, his parents in Indiana, and his wife Martha born in Kansas of Irish parents. Their son was born in Kansas. They were living at 220 S. 11th St.

Martha married Samuel Conklin Hays, son of John Hays and Melissa F. Jacobs. (Samuel Conklin Hays was born on 5 Apr 1873 in , Washington County, IA,2 died on 4 Mar 1947 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS 2 4 and was buried on 5 Mar 1947 in Kansas City: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wyandotte, KS 2 4.). The cause of his death was myocarditis.4


1 1880 United States Census, Kansas, Pottawatomie County, Emmett Township, Series: T9 Roll: 393 Page: 374.

2 McMonigle, David L., Descendants of James McMonigle Sr. (
David L. McMonigle
800 Riverbend Ln
Middleville, MI 49333),

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

4 Mount Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas.

5 1910 United States Census, Kansas, Wyandotte County, Kansas City Ward 5, Series: T624 Roll: 461 Page: 182.

6, Kansas State Census (Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925.), Kansas, Wyandotte County, Kansas City Ward 6, Roll v155_168 Line 18 Family 821 Page 123.

7 1920 United States Census, Kansas, Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Series: T625 Roll: 556 Page: 253.

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