Patrick was both the third child and third son born to Tommy and Annie. Patrick was born on Tuesday, March 17 in 1863.
June 28, 1870Census
In the 1870 Federal Census, Patrick is living in the Bolivar district in his father's household and is listed as being only 5 years old. His father, Thomas, notes that he is currently working in the stone quarry. The quarry that he is most likely working for is Flanagan's Quarry.
March 11, 1875Death of Family Member
Patrick lost his father on Tuesday, March 11, 1875, at only 11 years old, due to pneumonia. With Patrick's birthday only 6 days away, he would have had a very sad 12th birthday. The family laid him to rest in St. Peters Cemetery alongside his brother.
June 11, 1880Census
15 year old Patrick is enumerated in his mother, Ann's, household. Patrick was working as a farm laborer to help support his family, likely for the Flanagan family. Patrick's two older brothers, John and Thomas, were also working as laborers, likely in the quarries.
April 20, 1910Census
January 30, 1920Census
November 17, 1922Death of Family Member
Patrick's mother, Annie, passed away on Friday in November, 1922. His brother, William, chose to bury her in St. Peters Cemetery beside their father. Annie was 82 years old. In her will, she left each of her children $1.00.
November 22, 1922Event
On this Wednesday, Patrick drew up his will. He wishes to give the priest of the Catholic Church $10. All remaining property, after his debts and legacy had been paid, he wished to leave to his brother, William. Patrick was unable to sign the document, and instead sealed it with an "X".
April 8, 1930Census
July 12, 1931Death
At 68 years old, Patrick succumbed to pulmonary tuberculosis on a Sunday at 6p.m. in the evening.
July 15, 1931Burial
Patrick was buried in St. Peters Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry. William, his brother and executor, chose to bury him with their mother. Both Patrick and Annie share a tombstone.