Gill Joyce Genealogy

Peter Nolan (1825-1904)


The death of Peter Nolan, which occurred on Saturday morning at his home in Inkerman, removes one of the pioneer residents. Rheumatism most of the time confined him to his home. The deceased was born in Ireland and came to this country, making his home most all the time at Inkerman. Mr. Nolan was a highly, esteemed resident and an industrious citizen in every respect.

He is survived by his wife and the following children: Michael who conducts a hotel at that place, Mrs. John Gill of Parsons and Martin at home. The funeral will take place this (Tuesday) morning with a requiem mass in St. Mark’s Church of that place at 9 o’clock and interment will be made in Market Cemetery, Pittston.

   Wilkes-Barre Record - November 15, 1904


The funeral of the late Peter Nolan occurred at Inkerman yesterday morning with a solemn requiem mass at St. Mark's Church. The services were largely attended by relatives and friends from neighboring towns. The officers of the mass were Father Feeley, celebrant; Father Greve, deacon, and Father Quinnan, subdeacon.

At the conclusion of the mass the Rev. Father Feeley paid the deceased a high tribute and spoke of his worth as a good neighbor, a citizen and devout Catholic. Interment was made in Market Street Cemetery.

The honorary pall bearers were: Christopher Whalen and William Clark and the carriers were Patrick Durkin, Patrick Gallagher, Patrick Wynn, John Merrick, Thomas Austin and James Heslin.

   The Wilkes-Barre Record - November 16, 1904

Death Record

Name Peter Nolan
Color - Sex W - M
Age 92
Marital M
Born Ireland
Died Inkerman
Date of Death 11-15-1904
Cause of Death old age
Duration of Illness "blank"
Place of Internment Pittston
Date of Internment 11-18-1904
Occupation "blank"
Parents Michael
Date of Record 12-14-1904

   Transcribed at Luzerne County Court House, Wilkes-Barre - 2000

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