Oak Grove Cemetery: John Farrell 1814 - 1886 Son of Rodger Farrell, b. Torby Townland, Tasheenod Civil Parish, Longford and Elizabeth Orr of Longford, Ireland. Emigrating to America at about age 19, he found work laying track for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company (PRR). Continuing with the PRR for the remainder of his working years, he ultimately attained the position of Superintendent of the Tyrone Division ( Tyrone, PA ). John married Anna Devlin, November 16, 1845 in Johnstown, PA. (see Index to Farrell Marriage Register: entry no. 43) They had 8 children . . . Name (relationship to John) dates on monument Ann(a) (Devlin) Farrell (wife) 1820 - 1888 Mary (Farrell) Reinhart (daughter) 1856 - 1936 Frank A. Reinhart (son-in-law) 1856 - 1932 John V. Reinhart (grandson) 1881 - 1974 Annie Farrell (daughter) 1858 - 1880 Richard D. Farrell (son) 1860 - 1923 Margaret R. Farrell (daughter) 1864 - 1921 Maggie C. (Margie C.) (daughter-in-law) b. Mar. 7, 1849 d. Dec. 29, 1890 (wife of John Farrell, jr.): Mary (grandaughter) 1874 - 1916 Katherine (grandaughter) 1879 - 1912 Agnes J. (grandaughter) b. Aug. 7, 1882 d. Mar. 9, 1895 Mother (?) (?) - (?)
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