Lynn Loftus OHIO / USA
I hope I'm doing this right. My husband is James Aloysius Loftus, his father was James also, both born in Akron, Ohio. His grandfather was John Thomas Loftus, born in Steubenville, Ohio and his great grandfather was James Loftus, born in County Clare, Ireland. James came to the US at the age of 10 in 1851 with his mother Catherine Garry Loftus. Her children were Mary (Michael Clairy) Johanna (Michael Roach) Margaret (Michael Scanlon) Simon (Margaret Bolander) Bridget (William Brew) and James Loftus. James married Catherine Carmody who died the following year and there were no children. He married Bridget Flannigan in 1864. They had five children John Thomas Loftus (Catherine Forster), my husbands grandparents. We are planning a trip to Ireland in May 2004 and would love to hear from anyone who might have information about these people.
Thank you, Lynn Loftus