Dennis Delany collection 1832-1840 (bulk 1832-1835)
Dennis Delany (b. 1797), originally from Baltimore, Maryland, received a medical degree before 1834 and practiced in Great Mills, Maryland, where he lived until moving to St. Louis, Missouri, in the later part of the 1830s. He and his wife, Octavia Mullanphy (ca. 1808-1876), had three children: Jane (1839-1910), Elizabeth, and John O'Fallon (b. 1841). Following Dennis Delany's death, Octavia Mullanphy Delany married Henry Boyce in 1848.