Haly John 1 Nov 1890

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Haly John 1 Nov 1890 - TIic Builder Dead Mr John Haly the well known...
TIic Builder Dead Mr John Haly the well known contractor and builder breathed his last at his home in this city Monday evening about 9 oclock after an illness illness of only two days aged 04 years He was born in County Cork Ireland emigrated to this country at an early age and settled in New York State He afterwards removed to Cincinnati to reside and from that city came here in 1852 having obtained the contract to erect the north wing of the Capital Hotel He at once took rank as a first class workman and was awarded contracts all ever the State and many of our most substantial substantial structures were erected under under his supervision notably the Farmers Bank the east wing of the Capitol the City Hall and numerous private residences He also made a business of buying old buildings buildings remodeling and modernizing them and was always ready to lend a helping hand in every public enterprise enterprise He established the first stoam saw mill in this city upon the ground now occupied by the mill of Mr J M Wakefield bought the old hotel known as the Mansion House and changed it into a business block and for years was one of the most useful citizens of Frankfort giving constant employment to a large force of mechanics and laborers It is said of him that he could come nearer telling a man to a cent what a building would cost before the ground was broken for the foundation than any contractor our city has ever had Of late years financial reverses have prevented him from engaging largely in businesss and Frankfort has felt the loss of the services of so energetic and enterprising a citizen Peace to his ashes He leaves a wife and six children all grown to mourn his loss His funeral took place Wednesday morning morning from the Church of the Good Shepherd and was largely attended

Clipped from The Frankfort Roundabout01 Nov 1890, SatPage 4

The Frankfort Roundabout (Frankfort, Kentucky)01 Nov 1890, SatPage 4
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