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Taoffe, James J.

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Taoffe, James J.
March 14, 2007 06:12PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, ed. 8-B, 1887
Fleming County

REV. JAMES J. TAOFFE was born in County Longford, Ireland, in 1859, came to
the United States in 1874, was educated at Emmitsburg, Md., graduated in
literature in 1876, and then entered the theological institute at Niagara,
from which he was graduated in 1879. He was ordained in Brooklyn, N.Y.,
February 6, 1881, and came to Covington, Ky., the same year, and was
assistant priest at the cathedral fourteen months, then was given a charge
at White Sulphur, Scott County, and in June, 1886, was transferred to
Flemingsburg, where he has the care of a small congregation of fifty-five.
The church edifice is 52 x 38 feet, is very neat in appearance, and the
congregation is entirely out of debt.

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