Richard Bannon

M, #134, (c 1818 - 1883)

Relationship=Grandfather of Dorothy Kollros.


Richard Bannon was born about 1818 in Down, Northern Ireland. He was the son ofPatrick Bannon Sr. and Elenora Keenan. He married Henrietta Knox Kelsey, daughter of William Kelsey and Mary Emily Knox, in 1864 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.1 He died on August 6 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.

He emigrated about 1843 from Ireland.
He may arrived in the US as early as 1839. A "Richard Bannon" age 21 appears on a passenger list as arriving in New Orleans on Jun 18 from Liverpool on-board the SS Silumah.2 He was naturalized in 1854 in Louisville.3
Richard and Henrietta were married in home of Hugh Rea, a cousin of Richard and brother-in-law of Henrietta, in Belfast, Cty Antrim, Ireland. He was a street contractor in Louisville.