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The Michael Dwyer Family Of Renovo, Pa.

Updated September 5, 2000

Kevin R. Dwyer
821 Huron Avenue
Renovo, PA 17764-1179
United States
717-923-1108
Fax: 717-923-1218
krdwyer@mail.csrlink.net

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The first Michael Dwyer (1803) came to America in 1865. Some of his children came before him, and the last of them came with him and his wife, Margaret Kelly.Their children were Patrick Murrahy, Anthony Dwyer, Bridget Dwyer, John Dwyer, William Dwyer, Catherine Dwyer and Michael Dwyer.(This last Michael Dwyer was my grandfather.) They first came to Lock Haven, PA, but upon Michael's (1803) death in 1866, they moved to Renovo, PA.
Anthony and Bridget married a brother and sister in Lock Haven, PA and eventually moved to Gleason, PA. Anthony married Catherine King and Bridget married Patrick King.
William, Catherine and Michael settled in Renovo, and raised children there.
Michael was born Feb. 12, 1841 in Milltown, Co. Clare, Ireland, as were all his brothers and sisters. Anthony was born in 1835, William in 1839, Catherine in 1840, Bridget in 1841, John in 1844. Patrick Murrahy a half brother was born in 1822.
Michael (1841) married Mary Nagle from Liscannor, Co. Clare and they had 11 children. My father, John Mark Dwyer was the youngest.
I have quite a bit of information about this Dwyer family which I would be happy to share.


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