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James Gilligan was born in Drumcliffe, Sligo County in 1826. Parents and siblings unknown. He emigrated to Watertown, New York in 1840. James and Mary Margaret McGowen (born 1825 Sligo) married in 1853 at St Patrick's Church in Watertown, New York. James and Mary had 5 children born in Watertown - Mary Elizabeth, Edward Francis, Margaret Frances, Nellie. They moved the family to Oakland, CA in1864 and added 3 more children - Annie, Thomas, Jennie to the family. Mary died in Oaklnd, CA in 1896. James died in Oakland, CA in 1901. 

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Date of Birth 1st Jan 1826 (circa)
Date of Death 26th Apr 1901

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