McConnell, Edward
Date of Birth: 1839
Date of Death: 1915-12-29
Site Code: L5-B11-G8
Memorial: 76yr, Burial Permit issue date Jan 1, 1916; raised in Springfield, Il. and knew Abraham Lincoln Born near Belfast, Ireland, obtained US Citizenship at Springfield, IL 1863 along with twin brother Arthur. Lived in Springfield from 1855 until after Civil War and knew Abraham Lincoln. Married Emma and moved to Coffeyville, Kansas in the 1870s; another brother George H; parents John and Mary Mcconnell. One nephew James McConnell came to America with family.