|Daniel S. Kinsella
Died 26 November 1916
|Daniel S. Kinsella, a former resident of this county, died at San Diego on Nov 26 and the remains were brought to Anamosa for burial in Riverside Cemetery last Saturday. Mr. Kinsella formerly resided at Monticello and in 1865 married Katie Holt of Anamosa, daughter of Thomas Holt and sister of Edward C. Holt and Jonathan Holt.
It was in Little Rock, Arkansas that Mr. Kinsella was born on July 5, 1838. He came with his parents to Dubuque, Iowa, where they located in 1849. He grew to manhood there and in 1858 went to Kentucky and attended the Jesuit school at Bardstown for one year, then entered the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, and remained until the year 1860.
In June of 1861 he came to Delaware County and the following year came to Jones County and located at Monticello where he then engaged in the grain business until 1869. He then engaged in the mercantile business as a member of the firm of E. B. Kinsella & Bros. and continued in this line until 1878 when he engaged in the stock and produce business.
In the early eighties he removed with his family to western Iowa. Shortly before his removal his wife died at Monticello. The surviving children are Edward of Greeley, Colorado, Mrs. Mamie Gregg of Sioux City and James who lives in Virginia. Mr. Kinsella was well known to the older residents of the county and was a man hightly respected and esteemed. Father Powers officiated at the burial.
Submitted by: Mary Kay Kuhfittig
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