Researching the surname Flood


What's in a Name






John Flood, born 1795, Ballincarrig, County Westmeath

Researcher: Susan Flood

JOHN FLOOD was born 1795 in Ballinacarrigy, County Westmeath, Ireland, and died 26 Mar 1871 in Dayton, Green, Wisconsin.  He married ELIZABETH MAHAR.  She was born in Ireland, and died in New York. This townplace is also called Ballinacargy in 1837 Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland and says Balnacarrig on his tombstone.  Ballinacarrigy is the correct name per Mary Flood of Legan.  She lives 6 miles from there and her great grandfather is from there.

 John emigrated to the US in 1847.

They had 1 child, JAMES FLOOD who was born 23 Jul 1824 in Ireland, and died 14 May 1900 in Brooklyn, Green, Wisconsin.  He married BRIDGET MURRAY 03 Jul.  She was born 1831 in Longford, Ireland, and died 12 Oct 1910 in Albany, Green, Wisconsin.

 James and Bridget had 1 child.  WILLIAM F. FLOOD was born 19 Sep 1858 in Dayton, Green, Wisconsin, and died 07 Jul 1949 in Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  He married MARY E. ODONNELL 25 Apr 1888 in St. James Catholic Church, Dayton, Green, Wisconsin, daughter of JOHN ODONNELL and MARY JOYCE.  She was born 13 Mar 1864 in Monticello, Green, Wisconsin, and died Nov 1940 in Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

 The 1 Child of WILLIAM FLOOD and MARY ODONNELL was GEORGE HENRY FLOOD was born 22 Dec 1898 in Elroy, Juneau, Wisconsin, and died 05 Dec 1961 in Delavan, Walworth, Wisconsin.  He married ADELAIDE CATHERINE ONEILL 15 Jun 1926 in St. Jude’s Catholic Church, Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, daughter of WILLIAM ONEILL and JULIA ENNIS.  She was born 28 Oct 1896 in Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin, and died 14 Sep 1958 in Delavan, Walworth, Wisconsin.

The 1 Child of GEORGE FLOOD and ADELAIDE ONEILL is NEILL RICHARD FLOOD, b. 03 May 1938, Delavan, Walworth, Wisconsin; m. NANCY ANN SCHILLER, 18 Jul 1959, St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Delavan, Walworth, Wisconsin; b. 09 Jun 1937, Avalon, Rock, Wisconsin.

I am the daughter of Neill Richard Flood.