Descendants of LARKIN - created: 2 Sep 2006

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*   First Generation



1.  Mr. LARKIN was born in Ireland.



    Mr. LARKIN had the following children:



	+2	i.	Thomas Henry LARKIN (born in 1845).

	+3	ii.	John LARKIN (born in 1850).





*   Second Generation



2.  Thomas Henry LARKIN was born in 1845 in Ireland. He appeared in the census in

    1920 in Shelby Co, TN VOL:72 ED:120.  He died on Oct 23, 1920 in Memphis, TN.1

    He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.



    Mary Ellen FUAY was born in 1856 in KY. She died on Mar 31, 1930 in Memphis, TN.



    Thomas Henry LARKIN and Mary Ellen FUAY had the following children:



	+4	i.	James LARKIN (born in 1877).

	5	ii.	John Robert LARKIN was born on Feb 24, 1878 in Hickman,

                        Fulton Co, KY.  He died on Jan 16, 1943 in Memphis, TN.

                        He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.

	+6	iii.	William Scott LARKIN (born on Mar 30, 1884).

	7	iv.	Frank LARKIN was born in 1892 in TN.





3.  John LARKIN was born in 1850 in New York. He appeared in the census in 1880 in

    Shelby Co, TN ED:135 PG:2. He died on Apr 17, 1915 in Memphis, TN. He is buried

    in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN. In 1880 listed on the census in Shelby Co, TN

    Memphis ED:135 PG:2B. List in Dow's Memphis Directory, Memphis, TN 1890/91 

    Mr. John Larkin, grocer, 92 Front St., Memphis, TN 1890/91



    Sunday, April 18, 1915 - The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN

    LARKIN - At residence of his son-in-law, Dominick J. Zanone, No 937 Philadelphia

    Ave. Saturday morning, Apr 17, 1915 at 3 o'clock. John Larkin, father of Thomas

    Larkin, Mrs. Annie Carmichael, Mrs. D.J. Zanone, John and Will Larkin, aged 65

    yrs. Funeral will take place from the residence tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock.

    Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church at 10 o'clock. Friends invited. Interment in

    Calvary Cemetery.



    John LARKIN and Katherine "Kate" ROCK were married on May 11, 1873 in Shelby Co,

    TN. Shelby County TN Marriage Records, Page: 43; Date of Marriage: May 11, 1873

    By Whom Married: Rev. M. Walsh, Returned: November 5, 1873

    Know All Men By These Presents: That me, JOHN LARKIN and THOMAS STANTON of the

    County of Shelby and State of Tennessee are held and firmly bound in the State of

    Tennessee, in the sum of Twelve Hundred and Fifty Dollars, to which payment well

    and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs executors and administrators,

    each and every one of us, jointly and seveally, by these present.

    ~Witness our hands and seals, this 8th day of MAY 1873

    ~signed (John Larkin & Thomas Stanton)

    The condition of the above obligation is such, that, whereas, the above bounded

    JOHN LARKIN has this day prayed and obtained a licence to marry MISS KATE ROCK.

    ~Signed by Clerk: JAMES REILLY

 

    Katherine "Kate" ROCK (daughter of Mary Rock) was born on Dec 25, 1854 in Maryland.

    She died on Jul 24, 1891 in Memphis, TN.

    Memphis Commercial Appeal - 07/25/1891

    LARKIN - At residence No. 92 Front Street, Friday evening, July 24, 1891, at 6:10

    o'clock. Kate, wife of John Larkin. (Nashville Tenn. papers please copy.)

    Due notice of Funeral will be given.



    Memphis Commercial Appeal - 07/26/1891

    Funeral Notice - LARKIN

    The funeral of Kate, wife of John Larkin will take place from residence, No. 92

    Front Street this Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Services at St. Brigid's Church

    at 3:30 o'clock. Friends of the family are invited to attend.



    John LARKIN and Katherine "Kate" ROCK had the following children:



	+8	i.	Thomas J. LARKIN (born in Jan  1875).

	+9	ii.	Annie LARKIN (born in 1876).

	+10	iii.	Mary "Mamie" Agnes LARKIN (born on Oct 28, 1878).

	+11	iv.	John T. LARKIN (born on Jun 7, 1882).

	+12	v.	William Michael LARKIN (born on Apr 9, 1885).





*   Third Generation



4.  James LARKIN was born in 1877 in TN. He appeared in the census in 1920 in 

    Shelby Co, TN ED:72.



    His wife Louise was born in 1881 in TN.

    James LARKIN and Louise Larkin had the following children:



	13	i.	Louise LARKIN was born in 1906.

	14	ii.	Nellie LARKIN was born in 1909.

	15	iii.	James T. LARKIN , Jr. was born in 1911.

	16	iv.	John F. LARKIN was born in 1917.





6.  William Scott LARKIN was born on Mar 30, 1884.  He died on Jul 26, 1939.

    He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.

    Memphis Commercial Appeal - 07/27/1939

    LARKIN - At residence, 933 University Place Wed evening July 26, 1939 at 9:01

    o'clock, William Scott Larkin, aged 49 years, husband of Mrs. Elsie Fransioli

    Larkin, brother of John R., James T. and Frank E. Larkin and Mrs. William H.

    Wollf all of this city and Mrs. John C. Corbitt of Nashville, TN. Funeral will

    take place from the residence. Dur notice of the time will be given.

 

    Elsie FRANSIOLI, wife of William (daughter of Charles FRANSIOLI and Emma PODESTA)

    was born on Aug 25, 1894 in Memphis, TN. She died on Jan 22, 1953 in Memphis, TN.

    She is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.





8.  Thomas J. LARKIN was born in Jan  1875 in Memphis, TN. He died on Jan 11, 1954 in

    Bolivar, TN.

    Jennie DUFFY (daughter of James DUFFY and Susan O'CONNERS) was born on May 15, 1876

    in Memphis, TN. She died on Jun 7, 1921 in Memphis, TN.



    Thomas J. LARKIN and Jennie DUFFY had the following children:



	17	i.	Thomas LARKIN was born in Sep 1898 in Memphis, TN.





9.  Annie LARKIN was born in 1876 in TN. She died on Jun 13, 1927 in Memphis, TN. She

    is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.

    Annie LARKIN and Edward RYAN were married on Jul 3, 1891 in Memphis, TN.2  





10.  Mary "Mamie" Agnes LARKIN was born on Oct 28, 1878 in Memphis, TN. She died on 

     Oct 1, 1942 in Memphis, TN. She is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.



     Dominic ZANONE (son of Augusta ZANONE & Augustine SIGNAIGO) was born on Dec 29,

     1875.  He died on Mar 7, 1949.  He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.





11.  John T. LARKIN was born on Jun 7, 1882 in Memphis, TN.  He died on Apr 6, 1931 in

     Memphis, TN.3  He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN. The Larkin family 

     owned the land at 3rd & Jackson St. in Memphis, TN, across from St. Joseph's

     Hospital. They had a large home that was later converted into a duplex. The address

     was 182 & 183 Jackson Ave. In 1942 the land included a restuarant and gas station.

     The land was sold around 1943, the buildings are gone and now the I-40 overpass 

     crossing 3rd Street is occupying the land.

     1900 Census Shelby Co, TN City of Memphis, John is enumerated with his brother

     Thomas and sister Annie Larkin Ryan.



     OBIT: 04/07/1931 - John T. Larkin, 48, First Ward political worker, died of a heart

     attack at 2:25 pm yesterday at his home, 183 Jackson Ave. He was stricken just an

     hour before his death. Mr. Larkin formerly was Captain of Fire Station No. 8, and

     had served 6 years on the Police Force and was later in charge of the flushing

     trucks operated by the city street department. He operated a filling station at

     Jackson Ave. & Third St. for six years and for the last five had been Fire Marshal

     at the Fisher body plant. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Stella Geary Larkin,

     two sons, John Leonard Larkin and Joseph Larkin, three daughters, Estelle Larkin,

     Mrs. Margaret Forbes and Mrs. Catherine  Kenny, two brothers, Thomas and William 

     Larkin and a sister Mrs. Dommick Zanone. Mass will be celebrated at St. Brigid's

     Church at 9 am tomorrow. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

 

     Census: 1900 Shelby Co, TN Mphs ED:61 PG:17A LN:36

     Census: 1910 Shelby Co, TN Mphs ED:100 PG:7A HN:238

     Census: 1920 Shelby Co, TN Mphs WD:1 PC:2 ED:72 PG:2A

     Census: 1930 Shelby Co, TN Mphs ED:79 PG:4A



     John T. LARKIN and Estelle "Stella" GEARY were married on Jan 19, 1903 in Shelby Co,

     TN. Estelle "Stella" GEARY (daughter of John GEARY and Delia LEONARD) was born on

     Sep 14, 1881 in Memphis, TN. She died on Nov 19, 1935 in Memphis, TN.4 She is

     buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.



     John T. LARKIN and Estelle "Stella" GEARY had the following children:



	+18	i.	John Leonard LARKIN (born on Feb 27, 1903).

	19	ii.	William Harold LARKIN was born on Jan 21, 1905 in Memphis, TN.

                        He died on Jul 2, 1906 in Memphis, TN and is buried in Calvary.

	20	iii.	Joseph Patrick LARKIN was born on Mar 17, 1907 in Memphis, TN. 

                        He died on Dec 22, 1953 in Bolivar, TN.

                        Memphis Commercial Appeal - 12/23/1953

			LARKIN - Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 22, 1953, Joseph Patrick Larkin,

                        aged 46 years, bro of Mrs. Katherine Kenny, Mrs. Estelle Donato,

                        Mrs. Margaret Forbes, all of Memphis and Leonard Larkin of Hemet,

                        Calif. Funeral cortege will leave the Cosmopolitian Funeral Home 

                        Thursday morning at 8:30 o'clock for St. Mary's Catholic Church,

                        where Requiem High Mass will be celebrated at 9 o'clock.

                        Interment Calvary Cemetery.

	+21	iv.	Margaret LARKIN (born on Dec 14, 1909).

	+22	v.	Catherine E. LARKIN (born on Jan 19, 1913).

	23	vi.	Mary Dorothy LARKIN was born on Jan 17, 1916 in Memphis, TN. She

                        died on Apr 19, 1917 in Memphis, TN and is buried in Calvary.

	+24	vii.	Estelle A. LARKIN (born on Aug 27, 1918).

	25	viii.	Rose Mary LARKIN was born on Mar 12, 1925 in Memphis, TN. She died

                        on May 31, 1928 in Memphis, TN and is buried in Calvary Cemetery.

                        Memphis Commercial Appeal - 06/01/1928

			Rose Mary LARKIN - Funeral services for Rose Mary Larkin, Three,

                        died at St. Joseph's hospital early Thursday morning will be held

                        from the Collins funeral home at 2:30 pm Friday and at St. Brigids

                        Church at 3 pm. Burial will be in Calavary cemetery. She is survived

                        by her parents Mr. and Mrs. John Larkin; two bros, Leonard and Jos.

                        Larkin, and thress sisters, Margaret, Kathleen and Estelle Larkin.





12.  William Michael LARKIN was born on Apr 9, 1885 in Memphis, TN. He appeared in the census

     in 1920 in Shelby Co, TN ED:207 PG:4B. He died on Jul 30, 1941 in Memphis, TN and is

     buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.



     William Michael LARKIN and Rowena MCCARVER were married in 1907 in Memphis, TN. Rowena

     MCCARVER (daughter of William Melvin MCCARVER and Mary "Mollie" JOHNSON) was born on

     Jan 13, 1887 in Memphis, TN. She died in Oct 1987 in Memphis, TN.



     William Michael LARKIN and Rowena MCCARVER had the following children:



	26	i.	Teresa LARKIN

	27	ii.	Thomas LARKIN

	28	iii.	Francis LARKIN

	29	iv.	Helen V. LARKIN

	30	v.	James Carl LARKIN

	31	vi.	Hazel E. LARKIN

	32	vii.	pos. living

	33	viii.	pos. living

	34	ix.	pos. living

	35	x.	living





*    Fourth Generation



18.  John Leonard LARKIN was born on Feb 27, 1903 in Memphis, TN. He died on Apr 25, 1969 in

     Memphis, TN. He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.



     John Leonard LARKIN and Maggie MCCARVER were married on Oct 21, 1923 in Memphis, TN.

     They were divorced on Jun 30, 1927 in Memphis, TN.  





21.  Margaret LARKIN was born on Dec 14, 1909 in Memphis, TN.  She died on Dec 31, 1989 in

     Memphis, TN.  She is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.  

     Memphis Commerical Appeal, Memphis, TN, Monday, Jan 01, 1990

     MRS. MARGARET LARKIN FORBES, 80, of Memphis, retired employee of the old Lowenstein's

     Department Store, died Sunday ay Methodist Hospital North after a long illness.

     Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church with burial in

     Calvery. Hinds-Smythe Cosmopolitan Funeral Home has charge. She leaves two daughters,

     Mrs. Jean Griffin of Munford, Tenn., and Mrs. Shirley Somers of Memphis; a son, Charles

     Cassidy of Millington; a sister, Mrs. Katherine Barmer of Memphis, 10 grandchildren

     and 13 great-grand-children.



     Margaret LARKIN and Charles Anderson FORBES were married on Jul 3, 1926 in Memphis, TN.

     Charles Anderson FORBES (son of Virgil Wiley FORBES and Linar Olivia LAXTON) was born on

     Aug 12, 1905 in Tipton Co, TN.  He died on Jun 14, 1941 in Memphis, TN.5  He is buried

     in Helen Crigger Cem., Munford, TN.

     Memphis Press-Scimitar, Memphis, TN, Jun 17, 1941 Charles Anderson Forbes, 183 Jackson,

     resident of Memphis 20 years, died at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Hospital. He 

     was 35. Mr. Forbes was a dealer in bottles, buying and selling them. He was a native of

     Munford, Tenn. Rev. Joseph Smith conducted funeral services as Collins Funeral Home

     yesterday, with Burial in Munford. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Margaret Larkin Forbes;

     three children, Jean, Shirley Ann and Charles; (note: Charles was a Cassidy) his 

     brother, Richard Forbes, and three sisters, Mrs. Edna Timbs, Mrs. Virgie Middleton and

     Mrs. Alma Trobar, all of Memphis.



     Margaret LARKIN and Charles Anderson FORBES had the following children:



	+36	i.	Jean Marie FORBES (born on Apr 1, 1929).

                ii.	living



     Margaret LARKIN and Charles Patrick CASSIDY were married before 1937.

     Charles Patrick CASSIDY (son of Frank J. CASSIDY and Maggie FOLEY) was born in 1901 in

     Memphis, TN. He died on Apr 20, 1938 in Memphis, TN and is buried in Calvary.



     Margaret LARKIN and Charles Patrick CASSIDY had the following child:



		i.	Charles Patrick CASSIDY II was born on Feb 2, 1938 and died on

                        Aug 18, 1996 in Memphis, TN. He is buried in Veteran Cem. in Memphis.

                        He joined the US Marine Corp. at the age of 16. Finished boot camp

                        and was discharged when they found out how young he was. He waited

                        a couple of years and then joined the US Army and became a Paratrooper

                        in the 101st Airborne Division in Fort Campbell, KY. He was devoted to

                        the Army for 15 years.

                        Memphis Commerical Appeal, Memphis, TN, Tuesday, Aug 20, 1996

                        CHARLES PATRICK CASSIDY JR., 58, of Memphis, retired postal service

                        worker, died of heart failure Sunday at his home. Memphis Funeral Home

                        Union Chapel has charge. He was an Army veteran. Mr. Cassidy leaves a

                        daughter, Darlene Cassidy of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sons, Charles P.

                        Cassidy III and Joseph E. Cassidy, both of Memphis, and two sisters,

                        Shirley Somers of Memphis and Jean Griffin of Munford.





22.  Catherine E. LARKIN was born on Jan 19, 1913 in Memphis, TN.  She died on Jun 6, 1991

     in Memphis, TN. She is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.



     Catherine E. LARKIN and Tolbert H. KENNY were married on Jun 28, 1930 in Memphis, TN.

     Tolbert H. KENNY was born on Dec 16, 1906 in Memphis, TN.  He died on Jun 1, 1953 in

     Memphis, TN. He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.

     

     Catherine E. LARKIN and Tolbert H. KENNY had the following children:



		i.	Evelyn Patricia (Patsy) KENNY (born on Mar 18, 1937).





24.  Estelle A. LARKIN was born on Aug 27, 1918 in Memphis, TN.  She died on Mar 15, 1979

     in Memphis, TN.  She is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.  

     The Memphis Police Dept, while chasing a shoplifter, ran into Estelle causing her death.





*    Fifth Generation



36.  Jean Marie FORBES was born on Apr 1, 1929 in Memphis, TN. She died on Sep 15, 2000 in

     Memphis, TN.  She is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.



     Jean Marie FORBES and Vernon Dee GRIFFIN were married in 1946 in Hernando, MS.

     Vernon Dee GRIFFIN (son of David Robert GRIFFIN and Hazella Ann CODY) was born on 

     Nov 2, 1924 in Manila, AR.6  He died on May 27, 1974 in Memphis, TN. He is buried in

     Calvary Cemetery, Memphis, TN.  

 

Sources



    1. Death Certificate. Shelby Co, TN No. 384 address 632 McDavitt St. Memphis. TN.

    2. US Census, 1900 Shelby Co, TN Married 9 yrs. 1 child.

    3. Death Certificate, Shelby Co, TN File 2339.

    4. Ibid., Shelby Co, TN File 3976.

    5. Ibid., Shelby Co, TN Rec. No:1954.

    6. Application for SS Number, Signed on 11/07/1940.


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