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Adams, John b.1839; d.1921 Kyle Condon
Caldwell, James G. b.1809; d.1897 Avery Caldwell
Carpenter, Sarah (nee Clinton) b.1861; d.1934 Bob Wheatall
Clark, Michael b.c.1821; d.1879 Steve Murphy
Clark, Alice b.c.1824; d.1888 Steve Murphy
Connolly, Bridget (nee Friel) b.c.1890; d.1950 Linda Decker
Donnelly, Mary (McGarrity) b.1864; d.1917 Ann Donnelly
Conway, Susan b.c.1860; d.1940 Jane Conway
Early, Bernard b.1830; d.1905 Brad Griffith
Early, Elizabeth d.1931 Steve Murphy
Early, Hannah b.c.1820; d. 1870 Brad Griffith
Early, Thomas Peter b.1824; d.1896 Brad Griffith
Ewing, William b.1790; d.1883 Mike Ewing
Fox, Edward b.c.1828; d.c.1869 Steve Murphy
Fox, Rose b.c.1832; d.1863 Steve Murphy
Gillespie, Mary b.c.1828; d.1868 Janet Henriksen
Henderson, Susannah (nee Davidson) b. 1809; d. 1886 Susan Thomas
Kennedy, Joseph b.1847; d.1935 Mary Kennedy
Kyle, John Albert b.c.1826; d.1910 Renee Boudreau
McCray, Sarah (nee Clinton) b.1861; d.1934 Bob Wheatall
McCutcheon, Alexander b.1804; d.1873 Susan Thomas
McGarrity, Patrick b.1871; d.1936 Ann Donnelly
McMenamin, James b.c.1858 mack104[at]juno.com
Meehan, John b.1876; d.1934 Kim McGowan
Mullin, Bridget b.c.1823; d.1891 Kim McGowan
Quinn, Bridget d.1913 Steve Murphy
Quinn, Daniel d.1886 Steve Murphy
Quinn, Daniel F. d.18?? Steve Murphy
Quinn, Edward b.c.1845, d.1892 Steve Murphy
Quinn, Hannah d.1876 Steve Murphy
Quinn, John H. d.1886 Steve Murphy
Quinn, Marie A. d.1886 Steve Murphy
Quinn, Mary d.Aug, ???8 Steve Murphy
Quinn, Patrick J. d.1890 Steve Murphy
Williams, Anne (nee Conway) b.1874; d.1950 Jane Conway
Woodin, Sarah (nee Clinton) b.1861; d.1934 Bob Wheatall
Wright, Andrew b.1842; d.1929 Dennis Wright
Wright, James b.1839; d.1911 Dennis Wright


Mary McGarrity, born 14 August 1864, Six Mile Cross Married Michael J Donnelly, 1894, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Died 28 July 1917, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Buried Holy Cross Cemetery, Delaware County, Pennsylvania


Patrick McGarrity, born 22 November 1871, Inishatieve Died 21 March 1936, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Buried Holy Cross Cemetery, Delaware County, Pennsylvania


Erected by Frank Early in Memory of Elizabeth Early Native of Parish of Errigle Co. Tyrone, Ireland Died March 11, 1931. Also Lilly May Early Native of Plymouth, England Beloved Wife of Frank Early Died May 11, 1932. From tombstone in Calvary Cemetery, Queens, New York


Large tombstone - Left side: Alice Daughter of James P. & Mary E. Farrell Died Jan 12, 1897 Aged 2 years & 1 month. Adele Farrell Sturges Died March 7, 1921, James P. Farrell died Aug 5, 1940, Mary F. Farrell Died June 29, 1944

Right Side: Edward Fox [from Lower Badona] Died Nov 18, 1869, Aged 41 Years Also His Beloved Wife Rose Died April 11, 1863 31 years Natives of Co. Tyrone, Ireland Also Their Children Edward and Mary. Alice Died Feb. 9, 1875 aged 21 Years. Edward Died June 21, 1885, Aged 22 Years. Patrick Died March 21, 1888, Aged 27 Years. John E. Fox died April 4, 1943. From tombstone in Calvary Cemetery, Queens, New York


Michael Clark Died June 23, 1879, Aged 58 Years. Also His beloved Wife Alice Died June 19, 1888 Aged 64 Years. Natives of Co. Tyrone Ireland, also their children Mary and John. Charles F. Died Aug 15, 1869, Aged 18 Years. Edward C. Died Sept. 18, 1870, Aged 17 Years. Francis M. Died Aug 17, 1882, Aged 23 Years. From tombstone in Calvary Cemetery, Queens, New York


In Memory of Mother Hannah Quinn, Died August 15, 1876, father Daniel Quinn died February 26, 1886, Brother John H. Quinn Died November 15, 1886 Sister Marie A. Quinn Died November 16, 1886, Brother Patrick J. Quinn Died September 8, 1890" Then on the other side it states: "Daniel F. Quinn Died Jan 2, 18??, Anna Fox Patrick Fox, Rose Fox, Mary Fox, Sarah Fox, Hannah Brown. From tombstone in Calvary Cemetery, Queens, New York

The above Quinn's are relatives of mine. They are from Pomeroy Parish. Hannah Brannigan Quinn's NY herald obituary stated from "Old Donoughmore, county Tyrone" but I understand that the 2 parishes split and one part became Pomeroy and the other remained Donoughmore. A cross reference of baptismal records shows that they were from what would correspond to current day Pomeroy. Hannah Brannigan Quinn was from Munderrydoe townland in Pomeroy and the Daniel Quinn was from Gortnagarn townland in Pomeroy.


Erected by Bridget Quinn In Memory of Her Beloved Husband Edward Quinn, A Native of Co.Tyrone, Ireland Died Jan. 30. 1892 Aged 47 years. Also her sons Edward A. Quinn Died Sept. 13, 1888. Aged 27 Years. John F. Quinn Died March 28, 1892  Aged 33 Years. Bridget Quinn Died May 3rd 1913. From tombstone in Calvary Cemetery, Queens, New York [Edward Quinn & Family are also related and they too are from Gortnagarn townland in Pomeroy]


Erected by John Quinn in Memory of His Beloved (Wife?) Mary Quinn ? Native of ? Tyrone ? ? And ? ? Who ? (died?) ?ug 16 ???8 (then 2 illegible lines) Harry E. Quinn ? ? Aged ? ?ears ...? ds Also of Bridget Maria Quinn beloved wife of John Quinn. Margaret ? Quinn ( 2 illegible lines) John Quinn Died August 20, 1916 ?ged ?? years William died May 10, 1928 Aged 50 years. From tombstone in Calvary Cemetery, Queens, New York [much of tombstone illegible]


William Kyle b.c. 1808 Co. Tyrone and his wife Mary Cooper b.c. 1794 Co. Tyrone came to NB in 1829. William and Mary had three children in NB - William b.c.1837; Jane/Mary Jane Kyle b.1837 in NB who married Moses Chambers of NB. and Samuel Patrick Kyle b.1844 in NB who married Elizabeth Jane Ritchie who stayed in Sussex, NB. Mary's mother, Margary Cooper b.c. 1772, d. after 1851 in Kings County, NB, came to join them in NB in 1831. They lived in Sussex, NB so I assume they are buried in Sussex. 
John Albert Kyle b.c.1826-7, d.1910 eldest son of William Kyle and Mary Cooper emigrated from Co. Tyrone to Sussex, New Brunswick in 1829. He was raised in NB and married twice there, had a total of 9 children and moved his family to Woburn, Massachusetts. He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA.


Alexander McCutcheon (deceased) was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, Oct. 10, 1804, a son of Claudius and Margaret (Graham) McCutcheon, Scotch Presbyterians. Alexander came to Pennsylvania in 1832, and located in Lancaster county, Pa., where he followed his trade of weaver. He then came to Allegheny City, shortly thereafter moving to Bocktown, Beaver county, and after eight years came to Findlay township and purchased a farm, where he died May 19, 1873. He was united in marriage July 29, 1841, with Rachel McCoy, born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Aug. 14, 1818, a daughter of Isaac and Sarah (Woods) McCoy. Isaac McCoy was born in Allegheny county, Pa., a son of James and Rachel (Meanor) McCoy. James was born in Ireland, and settled near Pittsburgh, Allegheny county. He and his wife were members of the Presbyterian Church, and were among the pioneers of Allegheny county. Alexander McCutcheon and wife had seven children:  James Mc.; Claudius, who died at the age of twenty-one; Alexander, married to Sarah J. Jackson, and residing on a farm in Moon township; Margaret, wife of Joseph Balford, a blacksmith at Sharon, Moon township; John, married to Anna M. Elder, residing on a farm in Findlay township, and Thomas, who married Elizabeth McCallister, and resides on the old homestead with his mother. Mrs McCutcheon is a member of the Presbyterian Church at Sharon.

Cushing, Thomas, Dr. (1975) 'Alexander McCutcheon'. A Genealogical and Biographical History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. p. 721.


Susannah Henderson (nee Davidson) b. 1809 in Co. Tyrone (on the Caledon Estate); m. 19 Jul 1829 in Quebec City, Quebec, Quebec, Canada to William Edward Henderson; d. 1886 in Paullina, O'Brien, Iowa, United States; Burial in Prairie View Cemetery, Paullina, O'Brien, Iowa, United States


Andrew Wright was born in Ballynafeagh, Arboe Parish in County Tyrone Ireland, on August 21, 1842. He died on October 4, 1929 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Ill and is buried in Ashland Cemetery, Cass County, Ill.

Obituary published October 11, 1929 in “The Ashland” Cass County, Illinois USA, Front Page - Andrew Wright, one of this community’s most substantial citizens and a longtime resident of Cass County, peacefully passed away at 7:50 o’clock last Friday morning at Our Savior’s hospital in Jacksonville, at the age of 88 years, 1 Month and 18 days. Mr. Wright had been a patient at the hospital for two weeks just before his death. Earlier in the year he was a patient there, but was able to leave it for the summer months. It is the writer’s good fortune to have known him long and well, and we him to esteem him more highly as the years passed by. We miss his friendly greeting and genial presence. He was a man of generous impulses, and never forgot the hospitable ways of the pioneer, nor passed a friend in need. Mr. Wright was born August 21, 1841 [sic 1842], in Tyrone County, Ireland. As a young man he came to the United States, lived for a time in Connecticut and Later in Philadelphia for a year. Then he came to Illinois and located on a farm near Alexander, where he had friends known from his boyhood days. On Jan.22, 1872 in Alexander neighborhood, he was married to Miss Sarah A. Baxter, who passed away in September, 1924. After living in the Alexander neighborhood for a period of years they removed to a farm near Murrayville and in 1888 their place of residence was changed to Cass County on a farm west of Ashland, which thereafter remained the family home. Mr. Wright was a successful farmer and always manifested a deep interest in community affairs. He was active in the Republican Party and in 1902 had the party nomination for the sheriff of Cass County. Mr. Wright was accounted one of the most successful citizens of Cass County: a man of strict integrity he had the faculty of making friends and keeping them. He lived a long and useful life and his final illness was due to the infirmity of age. Mr. Wright is survived by one daughter and four sons: Mrs. Jesse McNeely, Philadelphia, Ill.; Leonard G. Wright, Beardstown; Thomas H. Wright, Maroa; Joseph A. Wright and Nathaniel W. Wright, Ashland. The oldest son, James Wright, died in 1924. The funeral was held at 2 o’clock Sunday afternoon at the Reynold’s Chapel in Jacksonville. Rev. W. C. Meeker, pastor of Westminister [sic] Presbyterian Church, conducted the services. Two solos were given by Mrs. Wm. Barr Brown, “Abide with me”, and “The City Four Square,” with Mrs. Ralph Hutchinson at the organ. Flowers were in charge of Mrs. Lancaster of Virginia. The bearers were four sons, Leonard G., Thomas H., Joseph A. and Nathaniel W. Wright: Jesse McNeely, son-in-law and James R. Baxter, a nephew. Following the services at Jacksonville, the body was brought here and laid to rest in the Ashland cemetery.

[For more info see biography]


Bridget FrIel emigrated from Ireland and lived in Philadelphia, PA. I have not been able to identify her date of emigration or ship. Her parents were Barney (proper name Jacobus/James) Friel, a gardener and Bridget (Margarita/Margaret) McDevitte (or McDaid) a housekeeper. At the time of her marriage to Edward Connolly (Connelly) the marriage application lists her address as City Line and 12th Street, Philadelphia. Bridget married Edward Connolly on 31 May 1916 at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Philadelphia. The church register list her baptism as being Doneloop, Tyrone on 12 October 1890 [Doneyloop RC Chapel is actually not in Co. Tyrone, but just across the county boundary in Dunnaloob, Co. Donegal. The civil parish is Urney which lies in both Tyrone and Donegal; therefore, it is possible she was born in Co. Tyrone but baptised in Co. Donegal]. There is also a document indicating she was born 12 October 1891. The family had 3 children: Margaret Theresa b. 1917, Edward Patrick b. 1918 and James Michael b. 1921. Bridget died in January 1950 and is buried at Our Lady of Grace in Langhorne, Pa.


William EWING was born 30 Oct 1790 in County Tyrone, Ireland and came to the US with his parents (names unknown) at about age six or seven. It appears that he resided in or near Chester county, Pennsylvania. He married Sarah MATHEWS (location unknown) on 11 Jan 1816 [Bible record]. They settled in Smith (later Hanover), Washington, Pennsylvania, USA, where they had the following children: Thomas W. (1818), John (1819), William (1821), Andrew Mathews (1823), Mary Jane (1825), Margaret (1827) and David Walker (1829). The family worshipped at Cross Roads Presbyterian Church while living in Smith. In 1836, the family left to settle in Monroe, Holmes, Ohio, USA and in 1848, left to settle finally in Harlem / Lancaster, Stephenson, Illinois, USA. William died at 93 years of age on 1 May 1883 [Bible record] in Harlem, Stephenson, Illinois, USA and is buried with his wife in Shelly Cemetery in Shannon, Carroll, Illinois, USA.


Sarah MCCRAY(nee Clinton) was born 28 Jan 1861, Tyrone, Ireland, probably near Omagh where her siblings were born, the daughter of James Clinton and Margaret Black; married first, Charles E. Battles (aka Carpenter) 15 Sep 1889, St. James Episcopal Church, Titusville, Crawford Co., Pennsylvania; divorced Charles E. Carpenter 11 Nov 1912 Crawford Co., Pennsylvania; married Samuel Woodin 15 Jan 1913 Crawford Co., Pennsylvania; married George McCray between 1922-1923; died 21 April 1934, Cambridge Springs, Crawford Co., Pennsylvania. [headstone]


Gillespie - On Thursday morning, March 26, Mary Gillespie, wife of Edward Gillespie, a native of the parish of Claher, county Tyrone, Ireland, aged 40 years. The relatives and friends of the family  are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, 366 West Twenty-sixth street, this (Friday) afternoon, at one o'clock. The remains will be taken to Calvary Cemetery for interment. New York Herald, New York March 27, 1868. obit


Adams, John - died Apr. 19, 1921, Carson City, Nevada, USA. From the Reno Evening Gazette, Friday, 4/22/1921 - John Adams, late of Empire, who was severely burned about a year ago when his cabin was destroyed by fire, died at the county hospital Tuesday morning and his funeral took place this afternoon from a local undertaking parlor. He was born at Omeigh, Tyrone country, Ireland, March 15, 1839. Burial: Lone Mountain Cemetery Carson City Carson City Nevada, USA Plot: 1A-10-11


Published in the Elizabeth (New Jersey) Daily Journal on December 8, 1911 - JAMES WRIGHT, WELL KNOWN VETERAN, DEAD - Death claimed another veteran of the Civil War last night, when James Wright, of 75 Livingston Street, passed away, after a lingering Illness. Mr. Wright, who was very well known throughout the city, especially in the downtown section, served with distinction in the Fourth Artillery of New York, and saw action in most of the important engagements in the Region. His reminiscences of the war have been listened to with interest by many of those who were fortunate enough to know him. Mr. Wright was a native Ireland, and came to this country when but a young man. He had been a resident of Elizabeth for the past twenty seven years. He had led a retired life for fifteen years. Besides his widow, Mrs. Mary Wright he leaves four daughters, Mrs. Louis Miller of Brooklyn, Mrs. Frank Kylsih, Mrs. Herbert Jones and Mrs. William Davenport, all of this city: two sons, Albert Wright and Wilbur Wright; and one step-son, George Parsons, and fourteen grandchildren. [Transcribers note: Mrs. Herbert Jones and Mrs. William Davenport were step-daughters] He was a member of the Greystone Presbyterian Church and funeral services will be conducted by the pastor, the Rev. Joseph B. Ferguson.


James G. Caldwell, born November 9, 1809, Killen, Co. Tyrone; died on July 19, 1897; buried Pulaski Cemetery, Oswego Co., New York. He sailed on the ship "Asia" from Londonderry to Philadelphia arriving on June 18, 1832 (No other Caldwells were on this ship). He then moved to Collins, Erie Co., New York and met his wife, Eliza Williams, they had their first child there, Sgt. George W. Caldwell. James than moved to West Monroe, Oswego, New York, traveling with the parents and siblings of his wife Eliza (her parents names were Dr. Henry Williams and Judith Corkins, both of Welsh decent). James started a farm there and began to prosper. He had a total of eleven children. Three of whom died in the Civil War (Sgt. George W. Caldwell, Lieut. Albert W. Caldwell and James G. Caldwell Jr.) and two of whom died before they were a year old (Margerett, and Unknown first name). Dr. Henry E. Caldwell made it through the Civil War and became a prominent Dr. in the community of Pulaski, Oswego Co., New York. The other children's names were Sarah E., William, Lucy Ann (Trumball), Nathan A., and Deliah H.


John Meehan, born 1876, Co. Tyrone; died 1934, Wayne, PA; Buried Saint Denis Cemetery, Havertown, Delaware, Pennsylvania. A death certificate for this John Meehan on Ancestry.com lists the following: Name: John Meehan; Born: 2 Mar 1876 in Ireland; Died: 9 Jul 1934 in Wayne, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA; Buried: 12 Jul 1934 at St. Denis Cemetery - Havertown, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA; (No names or birthplaces of parents are listed) [headstone photo]


CONWAY, Susan – Born in Corramore, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland in the early 1860’s (before records are available) to Patrick Conway and Unity McGlinn. She died 01 June 1940 at the Mayview Hospital, South Fayette Township, and was buried in St Patrick’s Cemetery (Roman Catholic) in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Susan worked as a domestic in the Pittsburgh area and never married.


Her obituary appeared on June 3, 1940:
Miss Susie Conway, 75, died Saturday morning at 11 o’clock in the Pittsburgh City Home and Hospital, following an illness of seven months. Born in Ireland, Miss Conway was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Conway and is survived by a sister, Mrs. Anna Williams, of Weavertown, with whom she lived for some time and Frank Conway, a brother, of Clairton (Pennsylvania). Funeral service will be held Tuesday morning at 9 o’clock, with a Requiem High Mass from the St Genevieve’s R. C. church, in charge of the Rev. Father Pikulik, pastor. Burial will be in St Patrick’s cemetery. The body may be viewed at the Yoney Funeral Home until time for the services. Source: The Daily Notes, Canonsburg, PennsylvaniaSource: The Daily Notes, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania


WILLIAMS, Anne (nee CONWAY) Anne was born 19 March 1874 in Aughdoorish, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland to Patrick Conway and Unity McGlinn. She died 20 September, 1950 in Los Angeles, California. She is buried in Calvary Cemetery (Roman Catholic) in Los Angeles, California along with her husband. Anne was married to Patrick Williams in 1902, and lived outside of Pittsburgh, PA in the coal mining town of Forward Township and later Canonsburg. Anne and Patrick Williams had five children: James P, Paul Russell, Thomas Francis, Patrick John and Mildred E of which Thomas and Patrick John lived to adulthood.


Her obituary appeared on September 21, 1950: Mrs. Patrick Williams, 70, of 2447 Senta Avenue, Los Angeles, Calif., for many years a resident of Weavertown (Pennsylvania), died Wednesday, September 20. She is survived by her husband, Patrick; two sons, John and Thomas, at home, and three grandchildren. Mrs. Williams had been a resident of Los Angeles for two years. Source: The Daily Notes, Canonsburg, Pennsylvania


BRIDGET MULLIN b. Co. Tyrone, Ireland, Died July 28, 1891, Aged 68 Years Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware, Pennsylvania. Death certificate from Philadelphia on Family Search.org indicates the following: Name: BRIDGET MULLEN Born: Abt. 1823 - Ireland Died: 28 Jul 1891 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Buried: 31 Jul 1891 - Holy Cross Cemetery - Yeadon, Delaware, Pennsylvania Age: 68 Years Marital Status: Single Residence: 489 1/2 Merion Avenue, West Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania No parent names listed. Photo taken July 2009


Thomas Peter Early, born about 1824 in Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone; died 12 August 1896 in Knox County, Missouri. Also - Of Peter Early, of Balygawley, parish Ergalkeira, co. Tyrone. When last heard from (a year ago) was in St. Louis, Missouri. His sisters Hannah and Mary Early, now in Providence, R. I. are anxious to hear from him, if living, or from others about him if dead. Information to this effect addressed to Dr. Harris, Providence, for them, will be gratefully received. From the Boston Pilot, diocesan newspaper, 8 December 1849


Bernard Early, born 12 August 1830, Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone; died 29 December 1905, in Knox County, Missouri


Hannah Early, born abt 1820, died after 1870 in Knox County, Missouri


OBITUARY NEWS - KENNEDY SERVICES - Solemn requiem high mass for Joseph Kennedy, father of Rev. Victor I. Kennedy, assistant pastor of Sacred Heart Church, will be celebrated by the Rev. Kennedy at 10 o’clock tomorrow morning in Sacred Heart Church. Funeral services for Mr. Kennedy, who died Friday night in St Joseph’s Hospital, will be held from the home of his brother-in-law, William P. McGervey, 32 Mainsgate street, Ingram. Mr. Kennedy was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, and came to Pittsburgh as a young man. Mr. Kennedy leaves his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth McGervey Kennedy; another son, James F. Kennedy, and seven grandchildren.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Oct 7, 1935, page 7

Joseph Kennedy - Joseph Kennedy, father of Rev. Victor I. Kennedy, assistant pastor of Sacred Heart Church, will be buried tomorrow morning following a solemn high mass there at 10 o’clock celebrated by his son. Mr. Kennedy died Friday in St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born in Ireland, Mr. Kennedy came to this country at an early age. His first wife, Jane Young Kennedy, whom he married in 1878, died in 1884. Five years later he married Elizabeth McGervey who, with Father Kennedy, another son, and seven grandchildren, survives him. The funeral will be held at the home of Mr. Kennedy’s brother-in-law, William P. McGervey, 32 Mainsgate St., Ingram. Other officers of the mass will be Rev. H. J. Carroll, deacon; Rev. C. A. Kane, sub-deacon; and Rev. Thomas F Coakley, master of ceremonies. The Sacred Heart Quartet, directed by Edgar Bowman, will sing.
Source: The Pittsburgh Press Oct 7, 1935, page 35

[Joseph was born Dec 15 1847 in the Townland of Drum, to Patrick Kennedy and Elizabeth Carr (various records have Corr or Carr)]


James McMenamin was born Strabane, Co. Tyrone c.1858. He died in Benecia, California and is buried in City Cemetery, Benecia, CA





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