Name: Patrick DEVAN
Given Name: Patrick
Change Date: 9 NOV 2015
Note: In 1860 the Devan family was living near Mannington in Marion County, WV where Patrick was working as a farm laborer. The census listed his personal worth as $200. The Devans do not seem to be recorded in the 1870 census anywhere, though son John was married in Bellaire, OH in 1869.
Birth: 26 MAR 1821 in County Mayo, Ireland
Note: The death certificate of his daughter Bridget states his birthplace was County Mayo.
Census: JUN 1860 Mannington, Marion Co., WV
Death: 13 FEB 1876
Burial: AFT 13 FEB 1876 Cameron, Marshall Co., WV
ADDR: Board Tree Catholic Cemetery
Note: According to a comment on the Marshall county board of wvgenweb.org, "The cemetery contains the bodies of many of the Irish who dug the 34 mile long tunnel and built the railroad."
Bridget GILBOY b: 18 APR 1819 in County Mayo, Ireland
- John DEVAN b: 9 NOV 1841 in County Mayo, Ireland
- Frank Manley DEVAN b: 7 MAY 1854 in VA
- Bridget Frances DEVAN b: 4 FEB 1856 in Mannington, Marion Co., WV
- Catherine DEVAN b: 23 AUG 1858 in Marion Co., WV