Puffer Genealogy

John D. DRISCOLL[1]

Male 1831 - 1900  (69 years)


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  • Name John D. DRISCOLL 
    Born 1831  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
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    Died 23 Dec 1900  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Roslindale, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Mount Calvary Cemetery 
    Person ID I39250  Puffers
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2017 

    Family Catherine SHAW,   b. 1833, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1893, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 8 May 1853  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Annie A. DRISCOLL,   b. Oct 1856, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2022 
    Family ID F13627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •  served as a private in the 9th Massachusetts Infantry during the civil war and ws an ardent Irish Nationalist and a leader of the Fenian Brotherhood in Boston, which later earned him the nickname "Dynamite Driscoll" with his collaboration with Jeramiah O'Donovan Rossa (5747054) for Irish Independence. Driscoll died of cancer of the tongue. 

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 121.

    2. [S469] _Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.