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He mar 31 January 1883
[St.James' RC par records, Dublin]
to Marion Reynolds [Marion T., born 1859, Dublin].
Marriage wit by Michael A. Wall and Margaret McCoy.
Marion was dau of John Reynolds, of 2 Annomore Terrace, a now vanished or renamed section of Richmond Rd (now Emmet Rd), Goldenbridge, Dublin (see map).
Her father John Reynolds, salt merchant, is listed in [Thom's, 1884] with a business at 4, 5 and 6 Bridgefoot St, Dublin, and residence at 2 Annomore Terrace, Goldenbridge.
Richard and Marion lived at Greenville House, South Circular Rd, Dublin (children born Dublin), but kept the farm at Clare House, Kilcolman, Co.Limerick.
Poor Law Guardian, Councillor, High Sheriff of Dublin, Lord Mayor of Dublin:
Richard became a Poor Law Guardian. Listed as such at funeral of Thomas Cosgrave 1888.
He became a Councillor, Dublin Corporation, by 1894.
Listed as Town Councillor and Poor Law Guardian, living Greenville House, Dublin, in [Thom's, 1894]. Also has business as "coal and salt merchant" at 7 and 8 Bridgefoot St (right beside, but not same place as, the former location of his father-in-law's business, which is now gone).
He became High Sheriff of Dublin city 1894. See Freemans Journal, January 10, 1894. He is described as Councillor, of Greenville House, Dublin, and Clare House, Co.Limerick.
He was Lord Mayor of Dublin 1896-97.
Obituary says he was later member of Rathkeale Board of Guardians in Co.Limerick.
He is listed in
at Greenville House.
He is listed at Kilcolman in [Census, 1901], he is "farmer". There is a lodger family and an Agricultural Labourer. The house has 8 rooms, 5 windows in front of house, 12 out-buildings.
Marion is listed at Greenville House in [Census, 1901], the children are with her. The house has 13 rooms, 5 windows in front of house, 5 out-buildings.
He is listed as nephew of Margaret Nolan at her death 1903, described as of "Clare House". He disputed her will in 1903.
He was at funeral of Thomas Madigan 1904.
Greenville House is vacant in [Thom's, 1910].
They are listed at Kilcolman in [Census, 1911], he is farmer, wife and some children are with him. The house has 9 rooms, 4 windows in front of house, 12 out-buildings.
He died at Clare House, Mon 13 Mar 1916, age 61 yrs.
Funeral Wed 15 Mar, bur Kilfergus Cemetery.
See obituary in Limerick Chronicle, Thur 16 Mar 1916.
(todo) See death of Richard F. McCoy, [GROI], Rathkeale, 1st qr 1916, age 60 (born 1856), vol 5 p 367.
When son called to bar 1921 his father is described as "Richard F. McCoy of Clare House, Kilcolman".
Richard and Marion had issue: