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Re: RICHARD AGAN/EGAN RHINECLIFF N.Y.
Posted by: Harry Egan Adamson Date: November 11, 2001 at 19:49:20
In Reply to: RICHARD AGAN/EGAN RHINECLIFF N.Y. by DEBBIE BENGTSON of 183

Debbie,
I think you found a mistake that was based on a phonteic spelling of Egan. My great grandfather Patrick Egan, in his first US census in 1850, was listed as Patrick Agin. I have seen this Agin/Egan mistake more than once, no doubt due to the Irish brogue which confused the census takers.


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