Biography of James Comeskey
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Comeskey, James, was born in the North of Ireland in April, 1835. He was educated in their schools and came to the United States in 1855 and located in Lansingburgh. He was a sawyer in the brush factory for several years. He has a fine property on Third avenue. When he was twenty one years of age he married Elizabeth Graham of his native place. They have five children: Eliza, Robert C., Thomas J., Stephen and Ella. The father of Mr. Comeskey was Stephen; he married Elizabeth McMurray, by whom five children were born: James, Robert, Mary J., John, and David. David was a soldier in the late war; he re-enlisted in the cavalry volunteers of this State, and was honorably discharged at the close of the war. He died of hardship endured in the war in 1867.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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