Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.
P. H. Connolly, who has the second longest record of continuous service of all the city engineers of Wisconsin, came to his present office in 1899 and has remained the incumbent through the intervening period, now covering seventeen years. He was born in Rochester, New York. April 24, 1863, and is a son of Patrick and Eliza (Beaumont) Connolly. The father is a native of County Westmeath, Ireland, while the mother’s birth occurred in Centerville, Michigan. The father was a wagon maker by trade and came to Racine in 1863. In 1861 he moved his family to Racine. He has
Andrew Connolly, founder of the family, was born in Portarlington, county Kings, Ireland, June 10, 1814, died August 31, 1899, in Phelps, Ontario county, New York. He emigrated to Geneva, New – York, in 1852, and found work as a maltster. Later he became an engineer on the lake for a number of years. He was a member of the Roman Catholic parish of St. Francis, at Phelps. He married Julia Dunn, who was born at Portarlington; county Kings. Ireland, born April 14, 1814, died May 20, 1885. Children : Hugh, born September 5, 1842, a government inspector of mines
Maj. J. A. Connolly, attorney at law, Charleston; was born in Newark, N. J., March 8, 1838; his parents removed to Chesterville, Morrow Co., Ohio, when he was about 12 years old, and at the age of 18, he went to Mt. Gilead, the county seat of Morrow Co., and began reading law with Judge A. K. Dunn, of that city; he was admitted to the bar in September, 1859, and began practice in Mt. Gilead; in 1860, he removed to Charleston; while living in Mt. Gilead, he held the position of Second Assistant Clerk of the Ohio Senate for