Title: The Census match in Cedar Township, Muscatine Co. Iowa shows Peter Byrne Family on Roll: M432_187, Page 379, image 618. The following individuals appear in that Byrne household listing on the actual census page: Peter Byrne, age 50, Mary, wife age 56, Edward 21, Margaret 19, Agnes 16, John 14, Matthew 12, Julia 9 , Margaret 7 and Frances 6. I assume John is actually my great-grandfather: Clement John, and this would put him at being born in the year of 1836, and not 1834. Also shown is a brother of Peter's - John Byrne, Age 60, with Thomas 24, Nancy 22, Margaret 20, Theresa 14, John 12, Peter 10, and Catherine age 7.
Title: <b>Byrne, </b>John, of the firm of Byrne & Murphy, grocers, Second street; Mr. Byrne was born in County Wicklow, Ireland, in 1836; came to Muscataine Co. in 1849. He married Miss Bridget Foley of this county; they have five children. Mr. Byrne and wife are members of the Catholic Church'; politically, he acts with the Democratic party. He is President of the Muscataine Mutual Aid Society; was Alderman of the office in an able and efficient manner; Mr. Byrne is highly regarded by his fellow citizens, and is deservedly very popular. The firm of Byrne and Murphy have been established in business a number of years, and have secured the confidence and patronage of the public generally.
Title: Byrne Family Genealogy compiled by grandnephew Wm. O'Brien
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