Sarsfield, Thomas, was born in Ireland in 1837, and came to the United States in 1848, locating in Trumansburgh.
He is a moulder by trade. In 1859 he married Catharine Flynn of Ulysses, by whom he had eight children: Maurice,
Julia, Thomas, Br., John, Mary, William, Michael and Catharine. Maurice is a cigar manufacturer, and married Margaret
Ward, of Lodi, Seneca county. They had two sons, Maurice L. and Charles L. His wife died January 13, 1892. Julia
married John Russell and lives in the West. Mary married George Gregg of Trumansburgh. Thomas Sarsfield was a gallant
soldier of the late war, having enlisted August 22, 1861, in Co. A, 89th N. Y. Vols. He participated in eighteen
general engagements, beginning at Hatteras, N. C., and ending before Petersburg, Vac., where he was wounded in
the lower part of his neck, the ball passing through his body. He was honorable discharged for disability on, account
of the above wound, in November, 1864. Mr. Sarsfield is a member of Treman Post No. 572, of Trumansburgh, G. A.
R., and has held the office of officer of the day for several years.
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
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Syracuse, N. Y. 1894
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