The Albany Ten
         Donohue Clan
Peter J. Mahan         circa 1910
Peter was born in Ireland in 1850.
He is the 3rd child of Margaret Brett and James Mahan.
They and their three sons Bartholemew, John and Peter
 came to the USA around 1850-52 and settled in
James and Margaret went on to have a total of 12 children.
 (see the Mahan Chart)
James's mother Ellen Mahan(1790-1882) also came to
Watertown some years later.
Peter apparently met Mary Ryan in Renss. around 1880.
Believe they were married in Rensselaer.
Peter worked as a Tinsmith ...
( there is also a reference to his being a grocer).
Peter's brothers Bart and John served in the Civil War
 each enlisting at age 18.
Peter and Mary Ryan were Married (at St John's in Rensselaer,NY) around 1880.
They settled at 944 Broadway. Begot (James),Grace,John and Mary G.
See Mary G.- his Daughter
See  Mahan Chart
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See Mary Ryan- his Wife