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John Mahoney and Patrick Gilligan’s Death – 1898

John Mahoney, my great-grandfather, was again mentioned in the newspaper, Brooklyn Eagle, on 7 November 1898, in the case of Patrick Gilligan’s death. Here his address was slightly wrong, it should be 1424 Gates Avenue, Brooklyn. Most of the New … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday – 1898 Brooklyn Murder of Patrick Gilligan

Family legend tells of the story of my great-grandfather, John Mahoney (1860-1916), being connected to a Brooklyn murder mystery. My father and his siblings would talk about their grandfather having to leave Brooklyn when their mother, Mary Mahoney Doran, was … Continue reading

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