According to the info in his daughter Winnifred Mae Cobbe's Death Certificate, Richard was born in Brooklyn, NY.
Pedigree Resource File CD 5, (Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 1999).
LAFFERTY GENEALOGY, Milton Lafferty (fourth generation), 1 January 1953, Manuscript. 19 pages, copy in possession of Laura C. Roe.
Certificate of Death
Notes: According to Immigration documents, he left Dublin, Suffolk, for
New York, New York, arriving on November 25, 1851, at the age of 6. Buried 27 Nov, 1918 in Lakeview Cemetery, Jamestown, NY. Evergreen Section.