|MICHAEL LALLEY, farmer, Sec. 21; P.O. McFarland; was born in County Roscommon, Ireland, in 1821; May 4, 1841, he left his native county and set sail from Dublin via Liverpool for America, and landed in Boston, Mass., in June following; here he followed the business of a gardener till 1855, whence he migrated westward till he reached Dane Co., Wis.; he then settled in the own of Madison, and there followed farming till 1859, whence he removed to this town and located on this section where he has since lived; he now has a farm of 384 acres on sec. 21 and 28.He was married in Boston, in 1846, to Ellen McCarthy, a native of that city, and who died there in 1848, leaving one son, James, who is now in Minnesota; his second marriage was in Boston, in 1849, to Mary Keegen, a native of County Roscommon, Ireland, and who died in Dane Co., Wis. in 1856, leaving three children-Ambrose, at home; William and John, who are now in Minnesota; his third marriage was in 1858 to Margaret Connahan, a native of Ireland; their children are Sarah and Stephen. Mr. and Mrs. Lalley are members of the Catholic Church.
Ref. 1880 History of Dane County, Wisconsin, page 1206.