Cornelius Rial was born 1828 in Limmerick, Ireland, and died November 22, 1899 in Johnson township, Iowa. He married Bridget Burke, daughter of Unkown Burke.
Notes for Cornelius Rial: Mr. and Mrs. Con Rial He was born in County Limerick, Ireland, in 1828. Came to Illinois and was married there. Came to Webster County in 1856 and settled on the old homestead 3 miles south of Clare. Mrs. Rial died in 1888. Con died in November 1899. The were the parents of 8 children, 3 of whom died in infancy: Mrs. P.H. Cain, Jan 7, 1929; C.J. is dead; Mrs James Lawler died June 18, 1935. Mrs. P.J. Byrne, Josie and Jerry Rial are living now. From the Clare Anniversary Book 1935
More About Cornelius Rial: Occupation: Bet. 1851 - 1855, Worked in Illinois on the railroad along the Wabash river .