Jerry Sullivan, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Jerry Sullivan

JERRY SULLIVAN was born in the County of Kerry, Ireland, and is one of the six children born to John and Ellen (McCartey) Sullivan. Two of this number only are living. Mr. Sullivan came to this country in 1851, landing in New York City. In 1857, he came to Porter County, Ind., and has since resided here. In the year of 1856, he was married to Mary Bennett, in Northern Ohio. This union has been blessed by four children - Ellen, Margaret, Mary and Julia. They are all unmarried and live in Valparaiso. Mr. Sullivan now resides two miles northwest from Valparaiso, on his own land, comprising ninety-four acres. He is a most generous man and a liberal and esteemed citizen.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
Page(s) in Source: 285

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