The following information was submitted by Mike Kearney (email: mikejkearney@yahoo.com)  

Troy Notes and Obits

1. John1 Troy , born Sep 1828/35 in Cork, Ireland; died 1918; buried 1918 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.  He married on 9 Sep 1855 in DeWitt, Clinton, Iowa Mary Casey , born May 1839 in Ireland; died 1918; buried 1918 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.  

Notes for John Troy

      US Census DeWitt Twp. Clinton Co. 1 June 1900 SD 2 ED 20 Sheet 1 born Sept 1835 age 64 Immigrated in 1845 in US 55 years     

      Biographical Sketches from History of Clinton Co. Iowa (1879) Bloomfield Township John Troy, farmer, Sec. 24; P.O. Delmar; born in County Cork, Ireland in 1828; in 1841, emigrated to the United States; lived in Hopkinton, Mass. in 1852, came to Clinton Co.  Mr. Troy married in this county, Miss Mary Casey; they have ten children - Robert, Agnes, Peter, Joseph, John, William, Charles, Mary, Ellen and Josephine.  Mr. Troy and family are members of the Church of the Immaculate Conception which is located a short distance from his house.  He owns 240 acres of land; his home farm contains 220 acres, and is well improved; he has since his residence here, taken an active part in religious and educational affairs; he was one of the organizers and principal movers in the building of the church which he attends.  Mr. Troy loans considerable money on real estate security, and is noted for fairness in all business transactions.     

      Tombstone Inscription: John 1832-1918 (Under large Troy Tombstone)     

      BURIAL: St. Joseph's Cemetery.

Marriage Record: Clinton County p. 34 No. 441 John Troy Mary Casey License August 31, 1855 Marriage September 9, 1855 Returned October 1, 1855 Francis McKinney Catholic Priest 

Notes for Mary Casey

      US Census DeWitt Twp. Clinton Co. 1 June 1900 SD 2 ED 20 Sheet 1 born May 1839 age 61 8 children 6 living Immigrated in 1848 in US 52 years     

      BURIAL: St. Joseph's Cemetery. 

      Children of John Troy and Mary Casey were as follows:

      2          i      Bridget Agnes2 Troy , born Apr 1856 in Iowa; died 1908; buried 1908 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.   Notes: US Census DeWitt Twp. Clinton Co. 1 June 1900 SD 2 ED 20 Sheet 1 born April 1856 age 44 BURIAL: St. Joseph's Cemetery.

      3          ii      Robert F.2 Troy , born 1857/60 in Iowa; died 1945; buried 1945 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.   Notes: BURIAL: St. Joseph's Cemetery.  Tombstone Inscription says Robert T. 1857-1945.

      4          iii      Agnes2 Troy , born 1859 in Iowa.

+    5          iv      Peter J.2 Troy , born Dec 1861 in Iowa; died 23 Dec 1949 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; buried 26 Dec 1949 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.  He married Margaret Agnes Tumpane .

      6          v      Joseph2 Troy , born 16 Feb 1863 in Iowa; died 19 May 1895; buried May 1895 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.   Notes: BURIAL: St. Joseph's Cemetery.

      7          vi      John2 Troy , born 1866 in Iowa.

      8          vii      William2 Troy .

      9          viii      Mary Ann2 Troy , born 1868; died 1923; buried 1923 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.   Notes: Tombstone Inscription: Mary 1868-1923 daughter (Under large Troy Tombstone) BURIAL: St. Joseph's Cemetery.

      10         ix      Ellen (Helen G.)2 Troy , born 1869 in Petersville, Clinton, Iowa; died 24 Jul 1959 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried Jul 1959 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.  

      11         x      James2 Troy , born 28 Aug 1872 in Iowa; died 10 Jun 1886; buried Jun 1886 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.   Notes: BURIAL: St. Joseph's Cemetery

      12         xi      Charles B.2 Troy , born 13 Apr 1874 in Delmar, Clinton, Iowa; died 24 Jul 1943 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 27 Jul 1943 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.   Notes: US Census DeWitt Twp. Clinton Co. 1 June 1900 SD 2 ED 20 Sheet 1 born Sept 1866 age 33 Tombstone Inscription: Charles 1874-1943 son (Under large Troy Tombstone) BURIAL: St. Joseph's Cemetery. OBITUARY: The Clinton Herald, Monday 26 July 1943, p. 3. EDUCATION: St. Ambrose College, Davenport, Iowa. MEDICAL: Stricken with Multiple Sclerosis while attending St. Ambrose.

      13         xii      Josephine A.2 Troy , born Apr 1877/80 in Petersville, Clinton, Iowa; died 30 Jul 1961 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 1 Aug 1961 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.   Notes: US Census DeWitt Twp. Clinton Co. 1 June 1900 SD 2 ED 20 Sheet 1 born Apr 1880 age 20 TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTION: Josephine A.; 30 July 1961; dau. (Under large Troy Tombstone)

Generation 2 

5. Peter J.2 Troy  (John1), born Dec 1861 in Iowa; died 23 Dec 1949 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; buried 26 Dec 1949 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.  He married on 2 Aug 1899 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa Margaret Agnes Tumpane , born 19 Jan 1875 in Grand Mound, Clinton, Iowa; died 17 Jun 1956 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; buried 20 Jun 1956 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa, daughter of William Tumpane  and Mary Glynn .  

      Children of Peter J. Troy and Margaret Agnes Tumpane were as follows:

+    14         i      May Gabriella3 Troy , born 17 May 1900 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; died 5 Jul 1930 in Charlotte, Clinton, Iowa; buried Jul 1930 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.  She married John P. McDermott .

+    15         ii      Joseph Francis3 Troy , born 30 May 1902 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; died 21 Jun 1964 in Davenport, Scott, Iowa; buried Jun 1964 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.  He married Blanche Hogan .

      16         iii      Helen G.3 Troy , born 9 Aug 1904 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; died 7 Mar 1998 in Arlington Heights, Cook, Illinois; buried 12 Mar 1998 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.   Notes: 6 February 1920 US Census DeWitt Township Dwelling 106 Family 106 Troy, Helen 15 years

+    17         iv      William James3 Troy , born 26 Aug 1906 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; died 14 Feb 1969 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; buried 17 Feb 1969 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.  He married Mary Helen Kearney .

      18         v      John (Jack)3 Troy , born 7 Jan 1909 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; died 11 Jul 1984 in Elmwood Park, Cook, Illinois; buried 14 Jul 1984 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa.  He married on 15 Feb 1971 in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada unknown.   Notes: 6 February 1920 US Census DeWitt Township Dwelling 106 Family 106 Troy, John 11 years OBITUARY: Clinton Herald; p. 24; THursday July 12, 1984 DEATH NOTICE: Clinton Herald; p. 14; Wednesday July 11, 1984. EMPLOYED: Retired Accountant Metro Sanitary District Chicago, Illinois RESIDENT: Royal Elm Nursing Home; Elmwood Park, Illinois!FUNERAL: St. Joseph's Catholic Church  BURIAL: St. Joseph's Cemetery

      19         vi      Alice Mercedes Margretona3 Troy Sister , born 22 Jun 1911 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; died 15 Jan 1995 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois.   Notes: 6 February 1920 US Census DeWitt Township Dwelling 106 Family 106 Troy, Alice 8 years SS Death Index Magretona Troy 22 Jun 1911 15 Jan 1995 60660 (Chicago, Cook, IL)(none specified) 485-64-3310 Iowa

+          20            vii            Margaret M. Peggy3 Troy , born 19 Oct 1914 in De Witt, Clinton, Iowa; died 22 Dec 2001 in Arlington Heights, Cook, Illlinois; buried 27 Dec 2001 in Delmar, Clinton, Iowa.  She married Peter McGinn .