John Fallon

Male1822–3 March 1881

Brief Life History of John

John Fallon was born in 1822, in Cornafulla, County Roscommon, Ireland. He married Mary Latimer in 1849, in Drum, County Monaghan, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 3 March 1881, in Drum, County Monaghan, Ireland, at the age of 59, and was buried in Drum, County Monaghan, Ireland.

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John Fallon
Mary Latimer
Marriage: 1849
Thomas Fallon
Mathew Fallon
Rose Fallon

Sources (1)

  • John Fallon in entry for Catharine Fallon, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1849Drum, County Monaghan, Ireland
  • Children (3)

    World Events (2)


    Age 17

    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.


    Age 23

    The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Malachy, Kieran, Eamon, Aidan, Declan, Fergus, John Patrick, Kilian.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fallamhain ‘descendant of Fallamhan’, a byname meaning ‘leader’ (from follamhnas ‘supremacy’).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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