Patrick Conboy (1864-1927) was a migrant from Ireland to the United States around 1880. He lived in Arizona and died in New Jersey. (b. 1864, Hollygrove, Athleague, Killeroran, County Galway/Roscommon, Ireland - d. November 25, 1927, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA)

Parents[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Patrick was born in 1864 in Ireland.

Emigration[edit | edit source]

After his mother died, his father took the unmarried children to America and they settled in, or near, Jersey City, New Jersey.

Siblings[edit | edit source]

All the siblings names appear in the autograph book that belonged to Margaret Mary Conboy. Margaret Conboy worked at a rooming house with her two cousins: Sarah Jane Carr (1863-1950) aka Sadie Carr, who married Patrick J. Norton (1856-1905); and Katherine Carr (1865-1951) aka Kitty Carr, who married James Joseph Kennedy (1870-1926).

Death[edit | edit source]

Patrick Conboy died in 1927 of emphysema while living at 28 McAdoo Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey at the home of his sister Margaret. His death certificate mentioned that he was previously living in Arizona.

Burial[edit | edit source]

He was buried at Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City, New Jersey with his father, James Conboy I (1837-1902); and his sister, Margaret Agnes Conboy (1866-1951) aka Magge Conboy; his sister's husband, Owen McLaughlin (1863-1931); and Owen and Margaret's son, James Aloysius McLaughlin (1892-1964).

Legacy[edit | edit source]

He never married or fathered any children. No picture is known to exist of him, and his obituary has not been found in the Hudson Dispatch or the Jersey Journal.

Related Conboys[edit | edit source]

Rita M. Haney (1918-1990) once told her husband that she thought there were Conboys in the family living in Houston, Texas in the 1970s.

Unfinished tasks[edit | edit source]

He needs to be found in the 1900-1920 US Census. His death certificate needs to be scanned.

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