John Devine
(Abt 1802-)
Patrick Devine
Mary A. Gannon
Martin Devine


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1. Janie L. Milligan

Martin Devine 2 3 4

  • Born: Feb 1882, Emmett Twp., Pottawatomie, KS 2 4
  • Marriage (1): Janie L. Milligan on 6 Jan 1904 in Saint Marys: Holy Cross Church, Pottawatomie, KS 1
  • Died: May 1941, Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS at age 59 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Emmett Twp., Pottawatomie, KS. 2 Patrick Devine, farmer, 64, born Mar 1836, was married for 30 years to Mary, 50, Jul 1849. She had birthed 5 children by 1900 and all were alive that year. Living with them: Thomas E., 22, Jan 1878; Martin, 18, Feb 1882; Lenord? W., 14, May 1886; John, 12, Dec 1887; and Leo J., 4, June 1895. All children were born in Kansas. Mary was born in Wisconsin, and her parents, Patrick, and his parents in Ireland. Patrick immigrated in 1854 and had lived for 46 years in America.

2. Newspaper: St. Mary's Star, 15 Jan 1904, Saint Marys, Pottawatomie, KS. 3 Mrs. John Devine and sister, Miss Bessie, returned to their home in Kansas City Saturday.

Martin Devine and Miss Janie Milligan, both of this vicinity, were married at the Church of the Holy Cross on Wednesday of last week. The young people are well and favorably known by a host of friends. They will make their home on the homestead of the groom's father, Patrick Devine, one of Cross Creek's most highly respected citizens. The bride is a niece of D. W. Slimmer of Adrian and a granddaughter of Mrs. Giffin where she has been visiting. William Dunn was the best man and Miss Bessie Devine of Kansas City was the bridsemaid. We congratulate.

D. W. Slimmer the Adrian merchant contemplates moving his store to the prospective RR station near Ed McNeive's on the Creek.

Martin married Janie L. Milligan, daughter of James Milligan and Gennie McKenzie, on 6 Jan 1904 in Saint Marys: Holy Cross Church, Pottawatomie, KS.1 (Janie L. Milligan was born on 28 Oct 1883 in Adrian Twp., Jackson County, KS 1 4 and died in Mar 1964 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS 4.)

  Marriage Notes:

Married by S. Meehan. 1


1 Pottawatomie County Courthouse, Kansas, Marriage Book C, page 132.

2 1900 United States Census, Kansas, Pottawatomie County, Emmett Township, Series: T623 Roll: 495 Page: 12.

3 St. Mary's Star (St. Marys, Pottawattamie County, Kansas), 15 Jan 1904, page 4.

4 Records of Brenda Walz.

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