Married Catherine Cannovan 11/13/1854 in Jackson County Dubuque, IA. In 1854 he purchased a farm outside Dubuque for $1.25 per acre. Moved to Crawford County in 1880 and to Luverne, MN in 1889. Died in Luverne, MN 1903
Catherine Cannovan 12/10/1836 - 1918
Born in Chicago, IL. Traveled with parents to Dubuque, IA in 1837 in a covered wagon. Moved to Seattle, WA in 1903, to Omaha, NB in 1906. In 1908, moved to Colome, SD, was the first woman resident. Died in Colome, SD at 6:45AM from pneumonia.
Denis A. Sullivan 1/11/1862 Iowa 8/26/1944 Portland,OR
In 1893 he ate dinners at the McGinnis' boarding house, which was where he met Mary Myrtle McGinnis. They were married 12/23/1895 in Salt Lake City. On 11/2/1902 he was appointed patrolman on the Salt Lake City police. On 9/1/1934 he retired and moved to Portland.
M. Myrtle McGinnis Sullivan (Grandmother Sullivan)
8/31/1875 Neveda Missouri ~ 5/19/1969 Portland, OR
Grandmother was a fierce competitor who never took prisoners,whether playing dominoes, pinochle or Mah Jong! She Died in Portland,OR
Edna Mae Sullivan Reinard ( NANA)
9/13/1897 Salt Lake City Utah 1990 Portland OR
Born at home at 450 First So., Salt Lake City, UT, Married James Douglas Reinard 12/1/1917 in Cathedral Church, SLC. Edna worked for many years as a receptionist and dental assistant in the Weatherly Building Portland, OR. Edna developed Alzheimers.
James Douglas Reinard
Born 1/14/1896 Durango CO 1943 Portland, OR
Son of Georges Reinard (1863 - 1900) who was born in Clermon-Ferrand, France, came to the US in 1895 with his brother Richard to New York.
James Mother was Margaret Loughlin (1878 -1940) Margaret was born in County Clare, Ireland, came to the US in 1884 by herself at the age of 6 years