Shelley, Thomas J.

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Farley, John Murphy

Farley, John Murphy (1842–1918), cardinal and fourth archbishop of New York, was born 20 April 1842 in Newtown Hamilton, Co. Armagh, son of Philip Farrelly, a prosperous farmer, and Catherine Farrelly (née Murphy). He changed the spelling of his family name in 1872. His parents…

Loughlin, John

Loughlin, John (1817–91), first catholic bishop of Brooklyn, New York, was born 20 December 1817 in Clonduff, Co. Down, son of John Loughlin, tenant farmer, and Mary Loughlin (née McNulty). Emigrating to the United States with his parents in 1829 or 1830, young Loughlin received…