Joseph Francis Lally1

#4836, (12 December 1896 - 22 December 1981)
Father*John Lally2
Mother*Annie Hamm2
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Lilian Ursula Elizabeth Donovan b. 1893, d. 1967
Birth*12 December 1896He was born on 12 December 1896 at Brookline, Massachusetts.1 
5 June 1918He registered for the military draft on 5 June 1918 at Massachusetts.3 
Marriage*29 August 1927He married Lilian Ursula Elizabeth Donovan, daughter of Dennis Donovan and Elizabeth Tymon, on 29 August 1927 at Center Conway, New Hampshire.2 
3 April 1930He and Lilian Ursula Elizabeth Donovan appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at El Paso, Texas.4 
Death*22 December 1981He died on 22 December 1981 at Broward Co., FloridaG, at age 85.1 


  1. [S25] Powers Family Tree, subhouse, owner, online \\, also in DFI, Family Tree of Marguerite Donovan and O'Brien Donovan Family Tree; numerous sources. Hereinafter cited as Powers FT.
  2. [S770] New Hampshire Marriage and Divorce Records 1659-1947, online, img 3196/3423; Joseph Francis Lally, age 30,b. and res. Brookline MA, golf constructor; father John Lally, res. Brookline, age 74, b. Ireland; mother Annie Hamm, res. Brookline MA, housewife, b. Ireland. Elizabeth Ursilla Donovan, age 27, b. and res. Quincy MA, hair dresser; father Dennis Donovan, deceased, b. St. John NB; mother Elizabeth Tymon, res. Quincy MA, age 65, housewife, b. Ireland. Intention 29 Aug 1927, marr. 29 Aug 1927 Center Conway NH, time limit waived.
  3. [S1278] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, image viewed online or Order no. 60, reg. no. 77. Joseph Francis Lally, age 21, b. Brookline, MA, 12 Dec 1895, res. 318 Clyde, Brookline; father john Lally, same res., b. Ireland; empl. Country Clus, 191 Clyde, Brookline.
  4. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph (34), b. MA, parents b. Ireland, professional golfer; Lillian (31), b. MA, father b. Canada, mother b. Ireland.