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Fury, Patrick 1825 - 1911


Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 2/4/2019 at 10:32:16

Elkader Register & Argus, Thur., 9 Feb. 1911.

Patrick Fury, Sr., died Thursday morning at 2:20 o'clock, at the home of his son, Officer Patrick Fury, 1300 Washington street in Dubuque, aged 86 years. Death was due to the infirmities incident to old age. The deceased was born March 17, 1825, at Westmeath, Ireland, coming to America in the year 1838. When a young man he followed steamboating on the Mississippi for several years and later engaged in the hotel business, conducting the Union hotel at McGregor for some time, and was later engaged in the same business at Elkader. Twenty-six years ago he went to Dubuque and has been a resident of that city ever since.

Fifty years ago he was united in marriage to Margaret Hogan, at Elkader, who survives him, as does his brother Joseph, of Kimbrae, Minnesota, also two sons and one daughter, Patrick, John and Mrs. Joseph Dillon, who reside in Dubuque.

His remains were brought to Elkader last Saturday noon and laid to rest in the Catholic cemetery.


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