Thursday, April 8, 2010

Salem, MA Claffey Family

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The following additional information pertains to this family on The Claffey Home Page at

#08 Alice Claffey, Michael's second wife's maiden name was Walsh.
#06 John Joseph Claffey, Sr. notes state that "after father's death in 1903, stepmother sent him to live with his aunt Bridget Theresa Claffey Flynn". This is true but it was well before his father's death in 1903 that he was sent away. The details are unknown as he would never talk about the situation.
#07Hannah Agnes Heffernan's "two other daughters names unknown". One daughter was Alice Heffernan who lived in Boston and never married. She was a companion for the rich and traveled the world.

More will be posted on this family as it becomes available from descendents