Biography of John Maloney of Le Roy, NY

John Maloney, a prominent business man of Le Roy, was born June 24, 1841, in County Clare, Ireland, a son of Simon and Catharine (McDonnell) Maloney, who were born and raised in County Clare. In 1843 Simon came to America, landing in Canada. He soon after came to Batavia, where he died in 1863, aged 63, leaving a widow, who is still living, and three sons and one daughter. John Maloney received a common school education. When his parents came to Batavia there was but one other Irish Catholic family in the place-Patrick Dailey's. There were two or three German Catholic families: Father Dillon built the first Catholic Church, which was situated on Jackson street. Our subject was the first Irish boy who assisted at mass in Genesee County. Mr. Maloney is aseif-made man. At the age of 16 he entered the grocery store of Frank Maloney, of Batavia, and in 1858 came to Le Roy and entered the store of-Andrew Elliott, where he remained two years, when he became a partner, which continued two years, and has since successfully carried on the business alone He does a large and extensive business. in 1876 he erected a handsome brick block on the corner of Main and Bank streets, and occupies the second store on Main street. He married, in August, 1865, Ellen, daughter of John Fitzgibbons, of Rochester, by whom he has four children: Francis E., John A., Joseph W., and Maud I. Mr. and Mrs. Maloney are active and influential members of the Roman Catholic Church.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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