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Misc Notes On the Gallagher Surname Collected Over Time
Posted by: ann gallagher (ID *****8210) Date: May 12, 2007 at 11:23:34
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The name of the sept, signifies descendant of Gallchobar or Gallagher (about 950 A.D.), who was himself descended from Maolchobha, King of Ireland who reigned from 642-654. The O'Gallaghers claim to be the senior and most loyal family of the Cenéal Conaill (kindred of Conal Ghulban), son of Nial Nóigiallach "of the Nine Hostages," - who was high king at Tara circa 450 AD.
The clan's territory extended over a wide area in the northern baronies of Raphoe and Tirhugh, Co. Donegal. The principle branch of the sept were seated at Ballyneit and Ballynaglack.

1000 About 1,000 A.D. legend has it that King Brian Boru decreed all Irish nobility take surnames. It is written in some accounts that some of the warrior caste of the ÓDomhnaill (O'Donnell) took upon them the surname O'Gallchobhair, or "descendants of Ghallchobar" in honor of their patronymic ancestor. Prior to this time, a person with the name Ghallcobhar did not necessarily have any blood relation to any other person by that name, as names were descriptive of character or status, and not of lineage.

1022 Maelcobha O’Gallchobhair, the abbot of St. Eunan’s in Skreen, died. ARE, ii, 802.

1377 Donal, the son of Feargal, son of Gallagher the monk, died. ARE, iv, 666 / AU, ii, 560
Gallagher The Monk

1388 Muircheartach, son of Donal, son of Muircheartach O’Connor went against the encampment of O’Donnall near Assaroe and a lot of people close to the O’Boyles and close to the O’Gallaghers and their followers were killed in this attack. AConn, 358 / ARE, iv, 710

1420 O’Gallagher was given the bishopric of Raphoe. ARE, iv, 846

1431 Conall, son of Neachtain (Naughton) O’Donall came to Tir Hugh raiding Mac an Ultaigh (son of the Ulsterman); and the O’Gallaghers and the McNultys caught him and Conall was killed with the shot of an arrow. ARE, iv. 884

1436 O’Neill and Maguire went attacking in Tir Hugh. They did great raiding and rustling and audacious deeds. Sean Kilmartin, i.e. Maguire’s door keeper was killed in the pursuit i.e. by the family of Thoimilin O’Gallagher. AU, iii, 140

1438 The Bishop of Raphoe, Lochlann O’Gallagher died. ARE, iv, 910, iii, 141.

1450 30 Bishop O’Gallagher died… Donncha O’Gallagher, the successor of St. Eunan died. ARE, iv, 966, 970

1457 Toirdhealbhach, son of Donall O’Gallagher, i.e. son of O’Gallagher was killed along with Philip Maguire on the mountains of Cinéal Luacháin, (le G.) by the son of the Chieftain. AU, iii, 194.
Toirdhealbhach
Donall O'Gallagher

1470 O’Donnell and O’Rourke brought a crowd with them to Croaghan to get O’Rourke made king. O’Reilly and the English and the Household of Donncha ambushed them at Ballyconnell. And Eamon, son of Hugh O’Reilly and the son of the Bishop O’Gallagher were killed. AConn, 550, ARE, iv, 1068.

1494 31 O’Donnell, i.e. Red Hugh, son of Niall Garbh was living in Sligo Castle at the end of the summer and the beginning of the Autumn of this year. And Eoghan, son of Cormac the Rock O’Gallagher and William O’Gallagher, i.e. the son of Eamonn, son of Donncha (or Donal) son of Lochlann O’Gallagher, were killed by the people of the Castle. ARE, iv, 1210, AU, iii, 382.
It was the kin of Donncha O’Gallagher who captured Séan, son of Eoghan, son of Neill Garbh O’Donnell, a learned man, a gentleman in his own right and who gave him to Conn, son of Red Hugh. And it was Conn who hung him without friends.
AConn, 596, ALC, ii, 190
Eoghan William O'Gallagher
Cormac the Rock O'Gallagher Eamonn
Donncha or Donal
Lochlann O'Gallagher

1497 This year Eigneachan, son of Neachtain, son of Toirdhealbhaigh of the Wine O’Donnell was killed in the stronghold of O’Donnell himself i.e. Red Hugh, by Conn, son of O’Donnell i.e. son of Red Hugh and (le. G.) with? by Séan, son of Manus, son of Aonghus O’Gallagher. And eight or nine other good Donegal men as well-a son of Thoirdhealbhaigh Ghallda O’Donnell i.e. Eoghan…. and Feilimi, son of the Giolla Dubh O’Gallagher and Thoirdhealbhaigh, son of Cathail, son of Giolla Dubh O’Gallagher… ARE, iv, 1230, AU, iii, 414
Feilimi Thoirdhealbhaigh
Cathail Cathail father
Giolla Dubh O'Gallagher

(Tran U1497.20)
Ua Domnaill, namely, Conn, went with a large host against Mac Diarmata of Magh-Luirg, namely, Tadhg, son of Ruaidhri Mac Diarmata. Great defeat was inflicted on Ua Domnaill then and many hostages were exacted from the host and from Ua Domnaill, including the two Mac Suibnes, namely, Mac Suibne of Fanat (that is, Ruaidhri) and Mac Suibne of Tir-Bagaine, namely, Eogan and inclusive of Donchadh, son of Ua Domnaill, who is called Donchadh of the Thumbs, and the two sons of Tuathal Ua Gallchobair, namely, Eogan and Toirdelbach and two sons of Domnall Mac Suibne of Fanat, namely, Eogan and Domnall junior and two sons of the Mac Suibne of Tir-Bagaine, namely, Niall and Eogan the Red and Gerald, son of Domnall, son of Feidlimidh Ua Dochartaigh and the physician of Ua Domnaill, namely, the son of Eogan Ultach. And many other persons were some taken and some slain there. The 9th of the Kalends of October Sep. 23 that defeat was given. And the Cathach of Colum-cille was wrested from them then and its steward was slain in that defeat. And many more of the Conallians were some taken and some slain there. ( http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/T100001C/index.html )
O’Neill, i.e. Young Henry, son of Henry, son of Eoghan went with a big force to Fanad this year, and they did great destruction in Fanad at first. And Young O’Donnell i.e. Conn, son of Red Hugh attacked the host after they left Fanad, i.e. at Beal Atha Dara…… And they defeated O’Donnell there and he himself was killed along with eigth score (160?) others…. These were the gentlemen who were killed beside O’Donnell that morning… Donal, son of Tuathail O’Gallagher, Eamonn, son of Donncha, son of Tomaltaigh O’Gallagher and William, son of the Bishop O’Gallagher. ARE, iv, 1234, AU, iii, 424
Danal
Tuathail O'Gallagher
Eamonn
Donncha
Tomaltaigh O'Gallagher
William
Bishop O'Gallagher

1498 Donncha, son of O’Donnell and two sons of Tuathail O’Gallagher were freed from their captivity… Máine, son of Maoileachlainn, son of Mather, son of Manus (McManus) was killed. ALC, 202, ARE, v, 1262, AU, iii, 460
2 sons
Tuathail O'Gallagher

Maine, son of Maelsceclainn, son of Mathew Mac Maghnusa was slain this year in the Fialáin Family Hut, by the family of Cathal O’Gallagher. ARE, iv, 1246; AU, iii, 426

1502 Two abbots who were long contesting the abbacy of Assaroe,, i.e. Art, the son of the Bishop O’Gallagher and Eoin O’Loiste died within two full days of one another and it is said that the second died from delight… AConn, 606
Art
Bishop O'Gallagher

1513 Eoghan O’Mally came with crews of three ships to the Killybegs Bay at night and they wrecked the country on this outing…. A young fellow of the MacSweeneys, i.e. Brian, and the family of Brian, son of the Bishop O’Gallagher captured them… and Eoghain O’Malley and four score (80) others were killed. ARE, v, 1322, AU, iii, 510

1522 O’Donnell convened an assembly of his most faithful in Tir Conaill i.e. O’Boyle, O’Doherty, the three McSweeney and the O’Gallaghers. ARE, v, 1352
O’Neill pretended to turn in Tyrone and go by the Derg and to the Tearmannaibh (G)……… and he came to Tir Hugh and he burned and spoiled a lot of the country and he captured Ballyshannon Castle and he killed a lot of people in it… scion son of O’Donnell, son of the Bishop O’Gallagher and more of his kin. AU, iii, 540
Scion
O'Donnell
Bishop O'Gallagher

1524 Seamus, son of Brian Maine O’Gallagher, selector for the abbacy of Carrick, died. AConn, 650, ALC, ii, 244
Seamus
Brian Maine O'Gallagher

1527 Donal, son of the Bishop O’Gallagher was killed by some of the kin of Aonghus O’Gallagher…. O’Donnell, Hugh, son of Red Hugh went on an expedition to Connacht…. A good horseman, yellow Hugh son of the Dualtaigh O’Gallagher was killed on that expedition in (Bealach Bhui)… Manus O’Donnell went looking for plunder in (Gleann Fheile)……… from Hugh Bhui O’Donnell. He took the plunder with him and two of his family horsemen were killed i.e. son of Donal, son of Fheilim, son of young Aonghus O’Gallagher and the son of Brian (Chaoich). ARE, v, 1390; AConn, 622, 644: ALC, ii, 258, 260 / AU, iii, 564, 566.
Donal Hugh Donal
Bishop O' Gallagher Dualtaigh O'Gallagher Fheilim
Aonghus O'Gallagher

1528 O’Gallagher, i.e. Toirdhealbhach, son of Tuathail died….. AU, iii, 572

1531 Toirdhealbach, son of Donncha, son of Brian, son of Philip Maguire were killed by one blow of a spear by a horseman of the O’Gallaghers…… ARE, v, 1406, AU, iii, 580
O’Gallagher, i.e. Eamonn, son of Eoin, son of Tuathail, died suddenly… AConn, 684, ALC, ii, 284, ARE, v, 1416, AU, iii, 592
Eamonn
Eoin
Tuathail

1536 Between Dhuibh and Drobhaois, O’Boyle was suddenly killed by a band of the line of the Bishop O’Gallagher. AConn, 692, ALC, ii, 294, ARE, v, 1428, AU, iii, 610.

1537 War between Hugh Bhui O’Donnell and Manus O’Donnell and the O’Boyles…… some of the Bishop O’Gallagher line, i.e. son of __________ Toirdhealbhaigh son of Brian and two sons of Eoghain Ballagh, son of Brian along with plenty more. AConn, 700, ALC, ii, 306, ARE, v, 1436

1538 The Deacon, son or Art, son of Lochlann O’Gallagher died. AU, iii, 620.
Deacon
Art
Lochlann O' Gallagher

1540 The family of William, son of the Bishop O’Gallagher i.e. Young William, and Hugh Gruama (Gloomy) (the man who killed O’Boyle in the year 1536) were killed by the O’Boyles i.e. Donal and Toirdhealbhach. AConn, 714, ALC, ii, 322, ARE, v, 1456 AU, iii, 628
William
Bishop O'Gallagher

1541 Tuathal Balbh (Mute) son of Sean, son of Ruraí O’Gallagher, a wiseman, a person who had the interest of the sovereignty of Donegal at heart, died on the 1st February. A man of valour and prowess, though he neither killed nor destroyed anyone. But he did not go into a fight nor a battle without taking a prisoner. The reason for this was that when he was young and listening to a sermon by the monks of Donegal (Abbey) he heard it said that a person could not save their soul if he was killing people and drawing blood. Therefore he decided not to injure anyone, something he kept as long as he was alive. AConn, 718, ALC, ii, 328; ARE, v, 1464
Tuathal Balbh (MUTE)
Sean
Rurai O'Gallagher

1543 Eamonn, son of Brian, sone of the Bishop O’Gallagher (Eamonn who was) the Bishop of Raphoe died and there was much quarrelling about his diocese. AConn, 728, ALC, ii, 338, ARE, v, 1478
Eamonn
Brian
Bishop O'Gallagher
O’Donnell forsook Lifford Castle to Cahir, son of Tuathaill Bhailbh O’Gallagher and a group of the Hugh O’Gallaghers. They captured the castle for Hugh, son of O’Donnell and for themselves. They put out O’Donnells functionaries and the town gate keeper. O’Donnell and the Calbhach were seeking the castle from them and a lot of people and stock were killed and maimed between them all. Donncha, son of O’Donnell was helping the Hugh O’Gallaghers that time. Rúraí, son of O’Donnell, Feardorcha, son of Eoin, son of Tuathail O’Gallagher and his family and the son of Sean Ballagh, son of Eoin were captured by Donncha, son of O’Donnell and Cahir, son of Tuathail Bhailbh O’Gallagher.
Cahir son Eoin son
Tuathail Bhailbh O'Gallagher father Tuathail O'Gallagher father
After that, O’Doherty captured Cahir, son of Tuathail Bhailbh and gave him over to O’Donnell. O’Donnell himself captured Toirdhealbhach, son of Felim Finn O’Gallagher. He took the two of them to Lifford in order to get the town back again but he didn’t. AConn, 730-2; ARE, v, 1478
Cahir son Toirdhealbhach son
Tuathail Bhailbh O'Gallagher father Felim Finn O’Gallagher father

1544 The son of O’Donnell, i.e. the Calbhach (The Bald) took English captains with their soldiers to Donegal. O’Donnell gave the prisoners to the English. They attacked the town. One of the foreigners was killed. Then the English killed Cahir, son of Tuathail in his cell. Hugh O’Donnell and the Hugh (O’Gallaghers) gave up the castle to have the son of Felim Finn and another son of Tuathail Balbh freed and they left the country. AConn, 734, ALC, ii, 342-3; ARE, v, 1486

1546 Donal the son of Black Hugh, son of Red Hugh was killed (20th April) in a treachery by O’Gallagher i.e. Eoghan, son of Eamonn and his wife, Onóra, daughter of Tuathail Balbh O’Gallagher, after he was given an invitation to come to Inis Saimheir (Peaceful Island?), on God’s redemption, and Mac AnBhaird (Ward) i.e. Gofraí and Chonchoigchriche (Foreignhound ?) son of Diarmad, son of Taidhg Chaim O’Cleary. ARE, v, 1494
Onóra, daughter
Tuathail Balbh O’Gallagher father

1550 The abbot, i.e. of Assaroe, Eoin by name, son of Donal Rua O’Gallagher died on the 29th of April. ARE, v, 1516
Eoin son
Donal Rua O'Gallagher father

1557 Sean O’Neill gathered a very large force to attack Tir Conaill. O’Donnell, i.e. Manus was in ill-health and in the care of his own son i.e. the Calbhach, for two years previous and the Calbhach himself in charge of the country. And his brother, Hugh, with his followery was against him and in the company of ? Sean O’Neill, his brother…. Sean O’Neill and his crowd captured abodes and strongholds close to (Baile Aghaidh Chaoin).
At last, the forces of O’Neill were beaten. As for O’Neill, nobody of his people followed him, but two of the kin of Hugh, son of Manus O’Donnell with Donncha, son of Feilim Finn O’Gallagher. ARE, v, 1550-6
Donncha
Feilim Finn O'Gallagher

1560 O’Gallagher, i.e. Eoghan, son of Eamonn, son of Eoin died. ARE, v, 1582
Eoghan
Eamonn
Eoin

1567 As for O’Neill, he escaped from this rout, i.e. Fearsad on the Swilly, along the river and up until he came across close to Sgairbh Sholais, with the experienced knowledge of the O’Gallaghers. ARE, v, 1616

1570 Eighneachan, son of Hugh Bhui O’Donnell was killed in a treachery and he coming back from assembly of the O’Donnells by Feardorcha, son of O’Gallagher with his family and another group of the line of Donncha O’Gallagher. ARE, v, 1636
Feardorcha
O'Gallagher
Donncha O'Gallagher

1575 Rurai, son of Hugh (i.e. O’Donnell) son of Manus, son of Aodh Dubh O’Donnell was killed in an accident in Donegal by Cahir, son of Eoin, son of Tuathail O’Gallagher. ARE, v, 1680
Cahir
Eoin
Tuathail O'Gallagher

1576 Toirdhealbhach, son of Tuathail Bailbh O’Gallagher, man of wisdom and fire-eminence was killed by Connacht men on the 16th November. ARE, v, 1684
Toirdhealbhach, son
Tuathail Bailbh O’Gallagher father

1578 The son of O’Neill, i.e. Henry, son of Toirdhealbhaigh Luinigh, went with a force to Donegal against the son of O’Gallagher i.e. Maelcobha, son of Cahir, son of Young Toirdhealbhaigh. When the force was away raiding the castle and plundering the town, it happened that the son of O’Gallagher was outside the town, that time. And he attacked the young man i.e. Henry and he killed him with one throw of a spear. ALC, ii, 420, ARE, v, 1700
Maelcobha
Cahir
Toirdhealbhaigh

1580 Eoghan, son of Tuathail Bhailbh O’Gallagher, deacon of Raphoe, died on 22nd October.
Eoghan son
Tuathail Bhailbh O’Gallagher father

1581 A great disagreement developed between O’Donnell, i.e. Hugh, son of Manus and the son of his brother i.e. Conn son of the Calbhach son of Manu. And Conn went across to O’Neill, i.e. Toirdhealbhach Luineach. O’Neill and Conn and a great force came and captured an encampment at Cinn Tuathail, near Raphoe. A ferocious battle was fought. O’Donnell and his settlement were surrendered and a large number of his people were killed…. Fifteen of the MacSweeney of Boghaine Clan, and a large number of the Fanad Tribe and of the O’Boyles: and a large number as well of the O’Gallaghers as well as Feargal son of Toirdhealbhaigh son of Tuathail Bailbh O’Gallagher…… ARE, v, 1764-8
Feargal
Toirdhealbhaigh
Tuathail Bailbh O’Gallagher

1582 O’Gallagher was killed by O’Neill ALC, ii, 456

1584 The son of O’Gallagher i.e. the Feardorcha, son of Eoghain was killed tragically …. Red Hugh son of O’Donnell and O’Gallagher did a big cattle raid on Tadgh O’Rourke at Cnoc na Gaoithe. ALC, ii, 458
Feardorcha,
Eoghain

1585 (Trans. M1585.8)
A proclamation of Parliament was issued to the men of Ireland, commanding their chiefs to assemble in Dublin precisely on May-day, for the greater part of the people of Ireland were at this time obedient to their sovereign; and, accordingly, they all at that summons did meet in Dublin face to face.
M1585.9
Thither came the chiefs of Kinel-Connell and Kinel-Owen, namely, O'Neill (Turlough Luineach, the son of Niall Conallagh, son of Art, son of Con, son of Henry, son of Owen), and Hugh, the son of Ferdoragh, son of Con Bacagh, son of Con, son of Henry, son of Owen, i.e. the young Baron O'Neill, who obtained the title of Earl of Tyrone at this Parliament; and O'Donnell (Hugh Roe, the son of Manus, son of Hugh Duv, son of Hugh Roe, son of Niall Garv, son of Turlough of the Wine); Maguire (Cuconnaught, the son of Cuconnaught, son of Brian, son of Philip, son of Thomas); O'Doherty (John Oge, the son of John, son of Felim, son of Conor Carragh); O'Boyle (Turlough, the son of Niall, son of Turlough Oge, son of Turlough More); and O'Gallagher (Owen, the son of Tuathal, son of John, son of Rory, son of Hugh). ( http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/T100005E/index.html )
Owen
Tuathal
John
Rory
Hugh
O’Gallagher, i.e. Eoin, son of Tuathail, son of Sean, son of Rurai, son of Hugh. ARE, v. 1828
Eoin
Tuathail
Sean
Rurai
Hugh

1586 ODonnell’s son i.e. Young Manus, son of Manus was killed by some of the Donncha O’Gallaghers. ALC, ii, 470

1587 Red Hugh, son of O’Donnell, i.e. son of Hugh, son of Manus and the son of Mac Sweeney, Fanad and the son of Eoghan, son of Sean, son of Cormac BuíO’Gallagher were captured at Rathmullen Bay by an English ship and taken to Dublin. ALC, ii, 482

1588 Niall Garbh O’Donnell, Hugh, son of the Deacon O’Gallagher (Hugh, son of the Calbhach is his nick name) along with the whole force of Calbhach and their followers, went across to O’Neill i.e. Toirdhealbhach Luineach, against O’Donnell, i.e. Hugh, son of Manus and the Earl of Tyrone i.e. Hugh O’Neill. They were all at Castlefin at the time. Hugh, son of the Deacon attacked the Earl and he got the better of him on the 1st day of May….. Hugh son of the Deacon O’Gallagher (or Hugh, son of the Calbhach) was killed by the Inion Dubh (Black Daughter), daughter of James MacDonald, i.e. wife of O’Donnell (i.e. Hugh, son of Manus). It happened that Hugh was coming to Magh Gaibhlin the place where he resided and she asked her kin i.e. the Scotsmen to kill him and they did as they were asked. Eight more of his people were killed in the Crannog (a lake dwelling) of Magh Gaibhlin….. Donal, son of O’Donnell and the kin of Hugh O’Gallagher went attacking the clan of Cuinn, son of the Calbhach. They killed the young Calbhach, son of Cuinn, son of the Calbhach and they carried off cattle and horses….. O’Doherty, i.e. Sean Óg, son of Sean, son of Feilim and O’Gallagher, i.e. sir Eoin, son of Tuaithail Bhailbh were captured by the Justice Fitzwilliam and they were taken to Dublin. ALC, ii, 482-6. ARE, v, 1866-72
Hugh (Hugh, son of the Calbhach is his nick name)
Deacon O’Gallagher

1589 O’Neill, i.e. Toirdhealbach Luineach, came at the behest of Niall Garbh to attack Eoghan, son of the Deacon O’Gallagher and they did much destruction. The O’Gallaghers and some of the Sweeneys caught them but O’Neill escaped (?) from them. ALC, ii, 490
Eoghan
Deacon O’Gallagher

1590 Eoghan, son of the Deacon, died. ARE, vi, 1590
Eoghan
Deacon

1592 There was a large number of the O’Gallaghers who did not come to Kilmacrennan for the naming (as chieftain) of O’Donnell. ARE, v, 1928

1595 O’Gallagher, i.e. Sir Eoin, son of Tuathail, a man of renown and eminence, among both English and Irish, died 25th April. ARE, vi, 1986
Sir Eoin
Tuathail

1597 A disagreement arose between the brothers of Donegal and the monks of Assaroe regarding the body of the Baron Inchequin (who was killed at the Ford of Cuil Uaithne….. on the Erne). The brothers and the monks, met in the presence of O’Donnell and the two bishops who were in the area at the time i.e. Raymond O’Gallagher, Bishop of Derry and Niall O’Boyle, Bishop of Raphoe. He was buried in Donegal. ARE, vi, 2092

1599 James, son of Toirdhealbach son of Tuaithail was hung by O’Donnell at Mullagh na Sithe above Assaroe on the 4th March when it was judged that he was spying and reconnoitring on O’Donnell and drawing the English into the area. ARE, vi, 2092

1601 Réamonn O’Gallagher, Bishop of Derry was killed by the English in the O’Kane country on the 15th March. ARE, vi, 2238

1602 O’Gallagher, i.e. Eoghan son of Sean was keeping safe Ballymote Castle for O’Donnell as long as he was in Munster. When Ruraí returned to him, he gave up the castle to him. ARE, vi, 2326
Eoghan
Sean

1603 Eoghan, son of the Feardorcha O’Gallagher was killed…. Tuathail son of the Deacon O’Gallagher was captured in Derry. ARE, vi 2344
Eoghan son Tuathail son
Feardorcha O’Gallagher father Deacon O’Gallagher father

Notes 1. The Annals of Ireland, edited by S. O’Donavan (2nd edition, Dublin, 1856, Volume 5, 1, 1873 note t.) / 2. Paul Walsh, “Septs of Muintear Ghallchubhair”, Irish Book Lover, xxvii, 3, May 1940. / Reprint in Irish Chiefs & Leaders (Dublin, 1960) p.206-215. Rev. Aubrey Gwynn, S. J., The Medieval Province of Armagh (Dundalk 1946) p. 197-209. It is said that the late Dr. Urr Maguire wrote an article about the Gallaghers in the Derry Journal in 1917 but I did not find it. “Chris” McDonagh founder member of the Donegal Historical Society was collecting information on this line as well before he died, as is clear from the manuscripts he left behind him. / 3. “O’Cleary Genealogies” (editor S. Pender). / Analocta Hibernica, 18, (1951) p.2-3; AU; See Niall O’Donnell “Talta Thir Chonaill” (The Lands of Donegal…trans) in the Donegal Annual (1950) p.244-251. / 4. AU, ARE. Maelcobha, the High King and Maelcobha the abbot were often mixed up, (See Clogher Record) (1971 – 2), 1, 383. The Kineal Conaill had a fort at Dun Creamhanáin at the mouth of the Erne, close to Ballyshannon, opposite Inis Saiméir, on the north side of the inlet. “Dungrevanan Fort” is the English name today. O’Donavan is incorrect when he says that this big battle between the line of Maelcobha and that of Donall was at another Dun Creamhanáin at Binn Eadair (Howth?). (ARE, second ed. Volume v, 1, 262 note C). / 5. Ibid. There is uncertainty about the exact date of some of these kings. See F.J. Byrne, Irish Kings and High Kings (London, England 19730 p.275, 276, 283. According to ARE, the O’Cannons gave at least twenty chieftains to the Kineal Conaill between the years 941 and 1250. And at least seven of the Maeldoraidhs were lords as well, between the years 960 and 1197. And there is no mention of either of them in the annals after the death of the last lord in the year 1250. / 6. Peregrine O’Cleary, Naemsenchus nErenn (Irish Texts, FASC, iii, 1931) p. 43. / 7. Genealogiae Regum et Sanctorum Hiberniae (ed. Paul Walsh) Dublin 1918 p.40. The Genealogies of the Kineal Conaill saints are p. 37-43. / 8. Eunan, Vita Columbae(editor W. Reeves) Dublin, 1857, 1, 379. See the table of genealogies of the abbots of Iona, between p.342-3. / 9. See note 7 / 10. Rev. Fr. Colmcille….. Deorai Chriost (Christ’s Exile) (FÁS, Dublin 1960) p. 49-50. / 11. Ibid., p. 66-9 / 12. O’Cleary Genealogies, (Analecta Hibernica, 18, p.3; Eunan, Vita Coumbae, p. xii, 246, 281 and the genealogy table between p.342-3: Inquisitioum Cancellarieae Repertorium, ii, Appendix v - “Donagall”, columns e and g. / 13. Donegal Annual (1960), 279. Note 34. / 14. Ibid, p 275-6; Primate Colton’s visitation of Derry, ed. W. Reeves (Dublin 1850) 1.30, Note e. / 15. Eunan, Vita Columbae, genealogy table between p.342-3. / 16. Op.cit., p. 247 / 17. O’Cleary Genealogies, 1.14 / 18. See Poem by Flann MacLonain (d.896) in relation to a marriage (settlement) between Éigneachán (Ignasius?) King of Tir Conaill (d.906) and the Foreigners in E. O’Curry, Manner and Customs of the Ancient Irish (London, 1873), ii, p.102-4 see D A (Donegal Annual?) (1957), 115-6. / 19. “Cobhair” (cabhair) and “coir” are not at all the same. It is of late that the two words are mixed up. True, a humorous play was made of them before this with the saying (mana G.). “generosity of the Gallaghers”. The principle trait that was recognised by the ancients in the Gallaghers was “generosity”. “Córtas” in Irish has a wide meaning: likeable, friendliness, affability, generosity. It was Niall O’Donnell who gave me this bit of information. See the name “Gallchobor” in the south of Ireland: M. A. O’Brien, Corpus Genealogiarum Hiberniae (Dublin 1962), i, 658. / 20. Hugh Deery, “Rambles in Drumholm” in this journal (Donegal Annual) (1948) 1, 101. Aww “The Forgotten Fort” Donegal Democrat, 24/9/1971. Fr. E. Hogan is incorrect (Onamasticon Gordelicum, 41), because this fort at Glasbuaile is close to Ballilntra in Tir Hugh. / 21. Eunan, Vita Columbae, p. 1xii – 1xiii, 398, note r. / 22. See note 17 / 23. BM Add. MS 4797, “Catalogue of the Bishops of Raphoe”, f. 48 regarding the Bishop MacCarmacáin, it says here: “It was he that took Killwarrfine from the McTemployes and gave it to the MacCleries….” The MacTemplemoyes equates with the family of Toimilín O’Gallagher who was established here. (See ARE, 5.a. 1436). Dr. Urr Maguire (History of the Diocese of Raphoe, ii, 336), did not recognise them. When Meanma MacCarmacain was bishop the Gallaghers interfered with him greatly and often. (Gwynn, op.cit, 198-201). / 24. See note 13. / 25. Gwynn, op.cit, 197-209: Fr. Colmcille, OCSO… “Abbey Asseroe”, Fr. John Colgan OFM (editor T. O’Donnell, OFM) p. 122-5. / 26. Op.cit, IBL May 1940, 1, 194. / 27. Analecta Hibernica, 8. Reprinted in an own edition of O’Cleary, Life of Red Hugh O’Donnell (Dublin 1957), part two, p 157 – 203. See “O’Cleary Genealogies” in Analecta Hibernica, 18, p. 5-14. / 28. *Life of Red Hugh O’Donnell II, p. 160-1. / 29. Ibid. p. 166-7, 170-1. / 30. It appears that the Four Masters are astray here and that this reference to the death of the bishop concerns the year 1438 above. In 1450 the Bishop of Raphoe was alive and in the full of his health i.e. Lochlann II O’Gallagher (1442-79). Usually the successor of St. Eunan equates with the Bishop of Raphoe. Therefore it is difficult to understand the second reference here to the death of Donncha, the successor. For sure he was not a bishop even though Dr. Urr Maguire (op.cit, I, 93) thought he was. See W.H. Grattan Flood, “The Episcopal Succession of Raphoe from 1200 to 1547, Irish Theological Quarterly, vol xvi, no. 63, July 1921 p.259;Gwynn, op.cit, 197-8; Walsh, Irish Book Lover, xxvii, 3, May 1940 p.196; *Beatha Aodha Ruaigh Ui Dhomnaill. J. Lynch, De Praesulibus Hibernicis, editor O’Doherty (Dublin, 1944), i, 246: W. M. Brady, The Episcopal Succession in England, Scotland and Ireland (Rome, 1976), i, 305; and the same for the other authorities like: Gams, Eubel, Powicker and Fryde, Handbook of British Chronology, etc. Fr. Paul Walsh (op.cit; 195) says that Donncha is not the right name for the above man but Dónall, as it is in AU for the year 1494 and that Dónall, son of Lochlann I was the man in question here. All the analysts say that this Dónall died in 1527. Therefore who was this Donncha? / 31. See note 30 above.

Ireland 1700s John O'Gallaher from Claghaunty Par. Donegal. He was born around 1700 and was married to Margaret ???. He had a son named James who was born on 2 Apr. 1730.

Ireland, Maryland, Delaware, and Pa. 1701 I noticed that you spelled your last name as Gallaher. Was the name changed or is this just an oversight? I am researching the name Gallaher and have come across several spellings of the name. I am looking for any information on a William Gallaher, Sr. born in Ireland in about 1701. Married "Sarah (?) ". Came to the US in about 1750 to Pennsylvania, Maryland or Delaware area.

Pa. 1722 NOTE Charles MCKINNIS, born 1722 in Scotland, who married Rachel (CARR), born abt 1751 around Butler Co., PA. Charles may have come over with brothers , and he fought in Gen. Braddock's army in the French and Indian War. He and Rachel married abt 1772 and had 14 children, William is the oldest, born 1773. Did William marry and have children? Who are Rachel's parents or siblings? We are told that Charles and Rachel are buried in Butler Co.

Ireland 1730 James O'Gallagher born 2 april 1730 parents were Father John O'Gallaher and Mother Margaret (?).

Timothy P. Gallagher New Market, Maryland 21774 301-831-3994 FYI
John Gallaher b. Abt. 1735 and Nancy (?) LNU
Hugh Gallaher b. Abt. 1765 d. 16 Dec 1831 and Ann (Wilson) b. 1775
George Washington Gallaher b. 02/02/ 1796 & Margaret (Douglass) b. 14 Nov 1796
Hugh Gallaher b. 01 Jul 1824 and Mary Emily (Elder) b.01 Nov 1829
William Wilferd Gallaher b. 09 Jun 1859 and Mary A. (Smith) b abt 1862
Elmer Francis Gallagher b. 25 Apr 1889 and Bertha Mae (Schroyer) b. 19 May 1886
Lloyd Francis Gallagher b. 10 Dec 1915 and Virginia Josephine (Ott) b. 26/12 1915
Timothy Paul Gallagher b 28 July 1957

1735 ? Ireland born abt ? Name Patrick GALLAGHER Gender Male Birth ABT 1735

1737 Name: John Gallagher Year: 1737 Place: America Source Publication Code: 4971 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, John Annotation: Date transportation ordered and intended destination. Includes crime and county where order was enacted. Extracted from Journal of the House of Commons of the Kingdom of Ireland, vol. 7 (1796). Source Bibliography: McDONNELL, FRANCES. Emigrants from Ireland to America, 1735-1743: A Transcription of the Report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced Emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. 134p. Page: 74

1738 Name: Hugh Gallagher Year: 1738 Place: America Source Publication Code: 4971 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Hugh Annotation: Date transportation ordered and intended destination. Includes crime and county where order was enacted. Extracted from Journal of the House of Commons of the Kingdom of Ireland, vol. 7 (1796). Source Bibliography: McDONNELL, FRANCES. Emigrants from Ireland to America, 1735-1743: A Transcription of the Report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced Emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. 134p. Page: 75

1739 Name: Dudley Gallagher Year: 1739 Place: America Source Publication Code: 4971 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Dudley Annotation: Date transportation ordered and intended destination. Includes crime and county where order was enacted. Extracted from Journal of the House of Commons of the Kingdom of Ireland, vol. 7 (1796). Source Bibliography: McDONNELL, FRANCES. Emigrants from Ireland to America, 1735-1743: A Transcription of the Report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced Emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. 134p. Page: 75

1740 Name: Mary Gallagher Year: 1740 Place: America Source Publication Code: 4971 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Mary Annotation: Date transportation ordered and intended destination. Includes crime and county where order was enacted. Extracted from Journal of the House of Commons of the Kingdom of Ireland, vol. 7 (1796). Source Bibliography: McDONNELL, FRANCES. Emigrants from Ireland to America, 1735-1743: A Transcription of the Report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced Emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. 134p. Page: 75

Pa 1741 Name: Margaret Gallagher Year: 1758 Age: 17 Estimated birth year: abt 1741 Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 2797.35 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Margaret Annotation: Date of newspaper advertisement and place of master's residence. Extracted from copies of the paper reprinted by The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1789 (Philadelphia: Microsurance Inc., 1968), Volumes 1-25; and for Jan Source Bibliography: GRUBB, FARLEY. Runaway Servants, Convicts, and Apprentices Advertised in the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1796. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992. 187p. Page: 61

1741 Name: James Gallagher Year: 1741 Place: America Source Publication Code: 4971 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, James Annotation: Date transportation ordered and intended destination. Includes crime and county where order was enacted. Extracted from Journal of the House of Commons of the Kingdom of Ireland, vol. 7 (1796). Source Bibliography: McDONNELL, FRANCES. Emigrants from Ireland to America, 1735-1743: A Transcription of the Report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced Emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. 134p. Page: 25

1741 Name: Edmond Gallagher Year: 1741 Place: America Source Publication Code: 4971 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Edmond Annotation: Date transportation ordered and intended destination. Includes crime and county where order was enacted. Extracted from Journal of the House of Commons of the Kingdom of Ireland, vol. 7 (1796). Source Bibliography: McDONNELL, FRANCES. Emigrants from Ireland to America, 1735-1743: A Transcription of the Report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced Emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. 134p. Page: 76

Pa 1746 Name: Michael Gallagher Year: 1746 Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 6056 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Michael Annotation: Chronological list of immigrant servants indentured in Philadelphia between October 2, 1745, and October 7, 1746. In volume 30 the material began with the title, "Servants and Apprentices..."; after the first installment the title became "Account of Serva Source Bibliography: NEIBLE, GEORGE W. "Servants and Apprentices Bound and Assigned Before James Hamilton, Mayor of Philadelphia, 1745." In The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Vol. 32:1 (Jan. 1908), pp. 88-103; vol. 32:2 (Apr. 1908), pp. 237-249; vol. 32:3 (July 1908), pp. 351-370. Page: 352

James Gallagher Birth: 2 Aug 1748 - Belfast, Northern Ireland (Ireland) Death: 15 Nov 1812 - Livermore, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania Spouse: Nancy Wallace Father was Barnabas Gallagher, Mother was Unknown (?)

Ireland and Pa. James Gallagher born 2 Aug 1748 County Down, Northern Ireland died 15 nov 1812 Weston, Pennsylvania, USA Father was Barnabas Gallagher b 1722 d 1793 Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA
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Pa 1754 Name: Charles Gallagher Year: 1776 Age: 22 Estimated birth year: abt 1754 Place: Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 8242 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Charles Annotation: Date and place of published notice. Source Bibliography: SCOTT, KENNETH. "Runaways, Excerpts from the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1775-1783." In National Genealogical Society Quarterly. Vol. 64:4 (Dec. 1976), pp. 243-260. Page: 260

Pa 1758 Name: Margaret Gallagher Year: 1758 Age: 17 Estimated birth year: abt 1741 Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 2797.35 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Margaret Annotation: Date of newspaper advertisement and place of master's residence. Extracted from copies of the paper reprinted by The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1789 (Philadelphia: Microsurance Inc., 1968), Volumes 1-25; and for Jan Source Bibliography: GRUBB, FARLEY. Runaway Servants, Convicts, and Apprentices Advertised in the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1796. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992. 187p. Page: 61

1759 / PA. 1759 and Earlier on the Gallagher Line - Hugh Gallaher was born in Ireland in about 1765 and was a son of John Gallaher. This makes Hugh my ( and many others) Immigrant Ancestor. Along with Hugh his older brother James also came to the colonies and founded a branch of the Gallagher / Gallaher dynasty : ) Here is the additional information - Descendants of John Gallaher -
Generation No. 1 -
1. JOHN1 GALLAHER was born in Ireland. He married NANCY (?). - Children of JOHN GALLAHER and NANCY (?) are: -
i. CHARLES2 GALLAHER. -
ii. ISABELLE GALLAHER. -
iii. MARGARET GALLAHER. -
iv. JANE GALLAHER. -
v. MATTHEW GALLAHER. -
2. vi. JAMES GALLAHER, b. 09 Mar 1759; d. 08 Feb 1854, New Washington,Clearfield Co.,Pa. -
3. vii. HUGH (2) GALLAHER (JOHN1)1 was born Abt. 1765 in Ireland, and died 16 Dec 1831 in Frankstown, Huntingdon Co., Pa 1. He married ANN (WILSON) Abt. 1794, daughter of GEORGE WILSON and ISABELLA (BENNETT). She was born 1775. -

Generation No. 2 -
2. JAMES GALLAHER (JOHN1) was born 09 Mar 1759, and died 08 Feb 1854 in New Washington,Clearfield Co., Pa. He married MARGARET (RAMSEY), daughter of JOHN RAMSEY and JANE (MCCONNELL). She was born 1769, and died 18 Nov 1840 in New Washington,Clearfield Co.,Pa.. - Children of JAMES GALLAHER and MARGARET (RAMSEY) are: -
4. i. JOHN3 GALLAHER, b. Abt. 1796. -
5. ii. CRAWFORD GALLAHER, b. 1796, Huntingdon Co., Pa; d. 1874, Virginia. -
iii. ELI GALLAHER, b. Abt. 1798. - 6. iv. JANE R. GALLAHER, b. Abt. 1799. - 7.
v. JAMES GALLAHER, JR., b. 26 May 1801, Huntingdon Co., Pa; d. 18 Dec 1880, New Washington,Clearfield Co., Pa. - 8.
vi. NANCY GALLAHER, b. Abt. 1805. -
vii. HUGH GALLAHER, b. May 1809, New Washington,Clearfield Co., Pa; d. 28 Apr 1875, New Washington, - Clearfield Co., Pa... -
9. viii. WILLIAM GALLAHER, b. 23 May 1810, Cambria Co., Pennsylvania; d. 11 Aug 1891. - Children of HUGH GALLAHER and ANN (WILSON) are: -
i. OTHER3 GALLAGHER. -
10. ii. RACHEL GALLAHER. -
11. iii. JAMES S. GALLAHER. -
12. iv. GEORGE W. GALLAGHER, b. 02 Feb 1796, Indiana, PA; d. 24 Apr 1882, Allegheny, Cambria, PA. -
13. v. NANCY GALLAHER, b. 1798, PA, USA; d. 10 Apr 1869. -
14. vi. HUGH GALLAHER, JR, b. 04 Dec 1807, Dublin Twp., Huntingdon County; d. 16 Dec 1885, Dublin Twp., Huntingdon County. - 15.
vii. ANN GALLAHER, b. 1812, Fallen Timber, Cambria County, Pa. - 16.
viii. JOSEPH W. GALLAGHER, b. Abt. 1817. - Please see Jim Gallaher's website for more information. Gallahers of Clearfield Co., Pa. at - http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/g/a/l/James-C-Gallaher / - Tim Gallagher / Timothy P. Gallagher" <spqr753@...> timothypaulg...
NOTE: What can anyone tell me about the above the James Gallagher and James Gallagher Jr. ??????

1759 Pa. JAMES GALLAHER, b. 09 Mar 1759; d. 08 Feb 1854, New Washington,Clearfield Co.,Pa. - Our line levitaann@yahoo.com

1765 Ireland to Pa Hugh Gallaher was born in Ireland in about 1765 and was a son of John Gallaher - HUGH (2) GALLAHER (JOHN1)1 was born Abt. 1765 in Ireland, and died 16 Dec 1831 in Frankstown, Huntingdon Co., Pa 1. He married ANN (WILSON) Abt. 1794, daughter of GEORGE WILSON and ISABELLA (BENNETT). She was born 1775.

1771 Name: Charles Gallagher Year: 1771 Place: America Source Publication Code: 1217.2 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Charles Source Bibliography: COLDHAM, PETER WILSON. Bonded Passengers to America. 9 vols. in 3. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983. Vol. 2. Middlesex, 1617-1775. 334p. Page: 45

Pa 1772 Name: Margaret Gallagher Year: 1772 Place: Pennsylvania Family Members: Wife Margaret Source Publication Code: 7207 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Patrick Annotation: Original volume, from which this was taken, is among the holdings of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia. Much information on persons indentured. Printed in part in nos. 7222-7223. Source Bibliography: "RECORD OF INDENTURES OF INDIVIDUALS BOUND OUT as Apprentices, Servants, Etc. and of German and Other Redemptioners in the Office of the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, October 3, 1771, to October 5, 1773." In The Pennsylvania-German Society Proceedings and Addresses, vol. 16 (1905), Lancaster, PA: 1907. 325p. Reprinted with added index by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1973. 364p. Page: 92 / 1772 Name: Patrick Gallagher Year: 1772 Place: Pennsylvania Family Members: Wife Margaret Source Publication Code: 7207 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Patrick Annotation: Original volume, from which this was taken, is among the holdings of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia. Much information on persons indentured. Printed in part in nos. 7222-7223. Source Bibliography: "RECORD OF INDENTURES OF INDIVIDUALS BOUND OUT as Apprentices, Servants, Etc. and of German and Other Redemptioners in the Office of the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, October 3, 1771, to October 5, 1773." In The Pennsylvania-German Society Proceedings and Addresses, vol. 16 (1905), Lancaster, PA: 1907. 325p. Reprinted with added index by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1973. 364p. Page: 92

Pa 1773 Name: Rose Gallagher Year: 1773 Place: Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 7207 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Rose Annotation: Original volume, from which this was taken, is among the holdings of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia. Much information on persons indentured. Printed in part in nos. 7222-7223. Source Bibliography: "RECORD OF INDENTURES OF INDIVIDUALS BOUND OUT as Apprentices, Servants, Etc. and of German and Other Redemptioners in the Office of the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, October 3, 1771, to October 5, 1773." In The Pennsylvania-German Society Proceedings and Addresses, vol. 16 (1905), Lancaster, PA: 1907. 325p. Reprinted with added index by Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, 1973. 364p. Page: 252

Pa 1775 Name: Robert Gallagher Year: 1775 Place: Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 2797.35 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Robert Annotation: Date of newspaper advertisement and place of master's residence. Extracted from copies of the paper reprinted by The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1789 (Philadelphia: Microsurance Inc., 1968), Volumes 1-25; and for Jan Source Bibliography: GRUBB, FARLEY. Runaway Servants, Convicts, and Apprentices Advertised in the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1728-1796. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1992. 187p. Page: 61

1776 Pa. Dauphin County, Pennsylvania - Montgomery, Robert, of Paxtang, d. February, 1776, leaving a wife Sarah, and children: Mary, John, Hugh, David, and Elizabeth. Executors were wife Sarah, Hugh Montgomery, and John Gallagher

Pa 1776 Name: Philip Gallagher Year: 1776 Place: Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 8242 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Philip Annotation: Date and place of published notice. Source Bibliography: SCOTT, KENNETH. "Runaways, Excerpts from the Pennsylvania Gazette, 1775-1783." In National Genealogical Society Quarterly. Vol. 64:4 (Dec. 1976), pp. 243-260. Page: 260

Pa 1777 Name: Peter Gallagher Year: 1777 Place: Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 4629.10 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, Peter Annotation: Date and place of oath of allegiance. Country of origin, occupation and other historical and genealogical information may also be provided. Source Bibliography: LINN, JOHN B. AND WM. H. EGLE. Names of Persons Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the State of Pennsylvania. Westminister, MD: Willow Bend Books, 2000. 118p. Page: 9

Pa 1779 Name: James Gallagher Year: 1779 Place: Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 4629.10 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, James Annotation: Date and place of oath of allegiance. Country of origin, occupation and other historical and genealogical information may also be provided. Source Bibliography: LINN, JOHN B. AND WM. H. EGLE. Names of Persons Who Took the Oath of Allegiance to the State of Pennsylvania. Westminister, MD: Willow Bend Books, 2000. 118p. Page: 39

Ireland and Pa 1780 John Gallagher Born abt 1780 , Donegal, Ireland died Clearfield, Butler, Pennsylvania,USA

1784 born Ireland to Pa Hugh GALLAGHER Gender Male Birth ABT 1784 in Ireland Death APR 1852 in Dauphin, PA Father Patrick Gallagher b 1735 Mother Ann (?)

Ireland to Pa. Name Susannah Gallagher Gender Female Birth 1785 in ,,,Ireland Death 1860 in Clearfield,Butler,Pennsylvania,USA Father Peter Gallagher Gender Male Birth Ireland, , Donegal, Ireland 1825-02-17 in Clearfield Township,Butler,Pennsylvania,USA S Mother Petronilla Nelly Gender Female Birth Ireland, , Donegal, Ireland Death 1825 in Clearfield Township,Butler,Pennsylvania,USA

PA. 1789 Tax Lists: German Township, FAYETTE CO, PA - 1789. (Source FHL # 1027051) - Gallaher, John

1789 PA. Tax Lists: Union Township, FAYETTE CO, PA - 1789. (Source FHL # 1027051) - Curry, George - Curry, Joseph -Gallagher, James

1790 PA. Chester, PA 1790 U.S. Census Microfilm #T498 - 73 Gallagher George 1 ... 1 ... ... . - 70 McPherson Agnes 3 ... 5 ... ... . - 70 Steele Andrew 1 ... 1 ... - 72 Paul Peter 4 ... 3 ... - 73 McPherson Alex'r 3 1 4 ... - 73 McFarland John 1 3 1 ... - 73 Gallagher (Widow) ... 1 3 ... -

PA. 1790 Allegheny County, PA 1790 U.S. Census - 216 72 6 Gallaher Ebenezar Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 216 72 1 Gallaher James Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 216 72 5 Gallaher William Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 215 71 70 Galliher Lewis Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 31 Fauster Benjemin Elizabeth Twp pgs-123-to-141.txt - 2 Kerr David Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 216 72 34 Kerr Geo Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 208 64 44 Kerr Jas. Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 219 75 18 Kerr Jno Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 210 66 45 Kerr Jno. Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 220 76 19 Kerr Samuel Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 138 85 17 Carr David Elizabeth Twp pgs-123-to-141.txt - 125 72 5 Carr James Pitt Township pgs-123-to-141.- txt 215 71 32 Carr Jno Washington Twp. pgs-206-to-223.txt - 138 85 19 Carr Walter Elizabeth Twp pgs-123-to-141.txt

Pa 1792 Dear Ann I have been trying for a while to find out the parents of Mary Gallagher b.? d? who married James Burkhart Kennedy b. 1792 d. Feb. 11, 1872 Winfield Twp. Butler Co., PA s. of John Kennedy and Margaret(Mary?) Burkhart. I have thought it to be a Peter Gallagher there in Butler Co. but some research I discovered showed the times where not right. The earliest child born to James and Mary was Susan Kennedy Cabot, PA b. June 03, 1818, then a son (my 2x great grand father) John Gallagher Kennedy Cabot, PA b. Jan. 09, 1820. Have you researched this branch of Gallagher's of that county and if so can you help me find the names of her parents? Floyd James Wilson turtlecreek4355@aol.com Sent : Friday, March 16, 2007 9:36 AM To : ladysilverdollar1@hotmail.com Subject : Butler Co., PA Gallagher/Kennedy's

Ireland to US abt. 1793 Name: James Gallagher Birth: abt 1793 Departure: Londonderry, Ireland Arrival: 7 Jun 1828 - New York, New York / http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7488&iid=NYM237_11-0886&pid=1022204177&ssrc=&fn=James&ln=Gallagher&st=g

1796 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 17 William KEARNS, a native of Ireland, came to this county from Westmoreland County in 1796, with five others. He was the only one of the six, however, who located within the present limits of this township, the others making settlements on lands now included in Summit and Oakland Townships. KEARNS settled just northeast of the present boundaries of the borough of Butler on the farm now owned by Michael MCKINLEY, and lived there until his death, in 1832. His wife was Anna GOLD. They had seven children, of whom but two are living, viz., James, who resides near the old homestead, and Patton, in Butler Borough.
Jane KEARNS, a sister of William, came here with her brother and took up in her own name and secured by settlers' right 100 acres of land adjoining his -- the farm now owned by George REIBER. She married John POTTS, who came to the township in 1799, and after the laying-out of Butler became a merchant there.
The KEARNS farms are quite historic ground. On the land originally owned by Jane KEARNS is an old burying ground -- probably the oldest in the township. The graves are still to be seen in the thick wood upon the hill, not far west of the road. They are marked with rough headstones which bear no inscriptions.
Upon that part of the James KEARNS farm now owned by Mrs. MCLURE, at the right of the Butler & Millerstown road, is the site of the old salt well, sunk by Thomas COLLINS in 1811 or 1812. Salt was manufactured here for several years, coal being mined near at hand to be used as fuel for boiling down the brine. The quality of the salt was seriously impaired by the presence of petroleum, or, as it was then called, Seneca oil. Meat pickled in it bore the unpalatable taste of the oil, and had to be thrown away. The flow of petroleum in the well was quite small, as it was only seventy feet in depth. Old Mrs. Kearns usually kept a jug or two of the oil in her cupboard, from which many small vials were filled for her neighbors. It was believed to be a sovereign remedy for many of the ills afflicting man and beast, especially cuts and bruises.

1801 Pa. JAMES GALLAHER, JR., b. 26 May 1801, Huntingdon Co., Pa; d. 18 Dec 1880, New Washington,Clearfield Co., Pa. - 8.

Ireland and Pa Margaret Gallagher Birth: 1802 - Ireland Death: Aft 8 Apr 1872 (8 Apr 1872) - Winfield, Butler, Pennsylvania, USA Spouse: James B Kennedy Father was William Gallagher, Mother was Unknown (?)

Pa 1802 Name: James Gallagher Year: 1802 Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 9296 Primary Immigrant: Gallagher, James Annotation: Called Section II, Alphabetical Index of Naturalization Records, 1794-1880, Maritime Records, Port of Philadelphia. Entries include names of applicants, countries of former allegiance, courts of record, and declaration dates. Reproduced from typewritten m Source Bibliography: UNITED STATES, WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION. Index to Records of Aliens' Declarations of Intention and/or Oaths of Allegiance, 1789-1880, in United States Circuit Court, United States District Court, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Quarter Sessions Court, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia. Compiled by W.P.A., Project No. 20837. [Harrisburg:] Pennsylvania Historical Commission, [1940]. 25 vols. in 11. Vol. 4. Letter G. 224p. Page: 14

Pa 1804 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 42 ST. PATRICK'S PARISH In June, 1864, a short historical sketch of the Church in Butler county was contributed to the pages of The Catholic, of Pittsburg, by the late Peter DUFFY, a son of one of the leading pioneers of the county and himself a pioneer. In be- [p. 508] ginning his subject he says: "I shall state some facts in relation to an old church and an old congregation in this vicinity, which, if they do not settle the question of its being the first church west of the Alleghenies, may end in the solution of it." Then casting aside the great missionaries of the French Colonial period, he begins with the victory of a man of his own race—Anthony Wayne—over the Indians in 1794, and the crossing of the Allegheny by the pioneers in 1796. In 1801 the Rev. Father LANGAN, the first English speaking priest known to have crossed the Allegheny, held a station on Buffalo creek, in Butler county, within a few miles of where St. Patrick's church now stands. Thither the pious settlers of the wilderness hastened with their children, and there large numbers were baptized in the old faith, and among them was he who lived to write the sketch of the church in 1864. After Father LANGAN had stamped his name on the history of the location, a Father HELBRUN visited the mission, and as he was rector of the older church in Westmoreland county—near where the great monastery now stands—he repeated the visit, and again came among the faithful people on the new frontier. In 1806 Rev. Father WHELAN, who had known some of the pioneers before their removal from former homes, arrived, and meeting his old friends, all joined in the purchase of land on Sugar creek, in Armstrong county, adjoining the line of Butler, and in building a church and residence thereon near the present building dedicated to St. Patrick. In 1810 the first resident priest bade farewell to the congregation. In 1811 Rt. Rev. Dr. EGAN, bishop of Philadelphia, accompanied by Father O'BRIEN, visited the mission and confirmed many. From that date to 1820 Father O'BRIEN, Father MAGUIRE and Father McGIRR visited St. Patrick's at intervals; but the resolution to send. a resident priest there was not carried into effect until 1821, when Rev. Charles FERRY arrived. He made an enumeration of his flock, and found 140 Catholic families in a territory thirty miles square, all of whom claimed to belong to the old congregation of St. Patrick. Reverend P. O'NEILL succeeded Father FERRY in 1826, and he was succeeded by Father P. RAFFERTY, who resided at Freeport. Father KENRICK, later archbishop of St. Louis, visited the church in 1837, and the same year Rev. J. CODY came to Sugar creek as resident pastor. In 1864, when Mr. DUFFY's chronicle closes, he was pastor of the parent parish, and his people the owners of a substantial church building and parochial residence erected under his superintendence. Old St. Patrick's was then the mother church of the ten parishes since created inside the old limit of thirty miles square. At Kittanning, Freeport, Butler, Oakland and Murrinsville, church buildings marked the progress of the Catholic religion, while in Clearfield were two churches and at Brady's Bend two, making ten parishes, each having a resident pastor. In June, 1864 the total Catholic population was placed at about 7,000. Mr. DUFFY's injunction in the matter of the old log church: "Preserve that venerable old church; permit no vandal hand to take a chip or a block from it; place a slab over the door and on it inscribe, 'Erected in 1806 by Rev. Father WHELAN,'" is not yet carried into effect. The resident priests since 1864 are named as follows: Revs. J. B. O'CONNOR, 1864; John O'G. SCANLAN, 1865; James P. TAHANEY, 1866; P. S. HERMAN, 1872; Thomas FITZGERALD, 1872; P. M. DOYLE, 1873; Jeremiah CALLA- [p. 509] HAN, 1876; P. J. QUILTER, 1876; John T. BURNS, 1889, and John O'CALLAHAN, the present pastor, who came in 1889. The following roll shows the heads of families belonging to St. Patrick's congregation, all residents of Butler county in 1803: Patrick BOYLE, Archibald BLACK, Eleanor COYLE, John COYLE, Matthias CYPHER, Mary Ann CYPHER, Michael CARVAN, Peter CROOSIKS, James DENNY, Hugh DUGAN, Michael DUGAN, Thomas DUGAN, Denis DUGAN, Neil DUGAN, Andrew DUGAN, John DURNEIGH or DURNEY, George DOUGHERTY, John DUFFY, John EMPICH, Edward FERRY, John FORQUER, John GILLESPIE, Hugh GILLESPIE, John GALLAGHER, Peter GALLAGHER, Hugh GALLAGHER, Robert HANLEN, William HANLEN, Sr., Moses HANLEN (buried in the old city cemetery at Butler), Robert HARKINS, William HANLEN, Jr., Charles HUNTER, Jacob HARSHMAN, Thomas HAGERTY, Noble HUNTER, Patrick LAFFERTY, John McGINLEY, Patrick McBRIDE, Charles McCUE, Patrick McLAUGHLIN, Neil MURRAY, Daniel McCUE, Hugh McELROY (a friend of Washington), Neil McLAFFERTY, Manus McFADDEN, John McGEE, Dominick O'CULL, Patrick O'FARREN, Connell and Dennis O'DONNELL, Arthur O'DONNELL, Connell ROGERS, Charles SWEENEY, Jeremiah CALLAHAN, Patrick FITZSIMMONS, John O'HARA, David BOYLE, Francis BOYLE, Edward BURNS, James BURNS, Charles DUFFY (who lived on the Donegal-Clearfield Line), Daniel DOUGHERTY, John GREEN, Philip HARTMAN (a soldier of the Revolution), Bernard HAGEN, Bernard McGEE, Hugh McGEE Jr., Edward QUINN, John QUINN, Joseph BLEAKNEY, William COLLINS, John CONLEY, James HAGERTY, Patrick McANALLY, Daniel McDADE, Hugh MURRIN, James MURRIN, William McLAUGHLIN, and, it is said, John SLATOR, a soldier of the Revolution. The great majority of these pioneers resided within the original township of Donegal; but, as its territory was reduced by the establishment of new townships, so was the number of the resident Catholics in Donegal—the two churches of Butler, the three of Oakland, St. John's of Clearfield, St. Mary's of Summit, the church at Millerstown, that at Petrolia and that at Murrinsville, with other churches in adjoining counties,. claiming many of the grand-children of the pioneers. The log church of 1806 stands in the cemetery, below the present building. The logs are dovetailed at each corner and the interstices, between them, are filled with short pieces of oak set in mortar made of clay and straw. The open roof is constructed of rafters made of eight-inch oak trees, each set rudely matched and fastened with a wooden pin, instead of resting against a ridge-pole, as in modern buildings. On these rafters wide boards were nailed and to the boards the shingles are fastened. The gables above the top of the walls are sheathed with narrow oak boards, as often seen now in the pediments of the modern Queen Ann cottage. Within, the walls are heavily plastered with yellow clay, held together with straw. The interior of roof and gables are washed with lime, and the wall, above and in the rear of the little wooden altar, was papered with a small pattern of gilt wall paper, a remnant of which remains. The windows are long rather than high, so as to obviate cutting the logs, four lighting each side. The entrance is wide but low. From the left of this entrance there is a fairly built stairway leading to the floorless gallery. The rude, hewn oak joists of the nave are now exposed, the puncheon floor having long since dis-[p. 510] appeared. The confessional which stood on the right of the altar down to a few years ago, has disappeared, as well as the little vestry which occupied the space on the opposite side. The altar remains, a reminder of the days when the English speaking Catholics first gathered to worship God west of the Allegheny. The church just described was superseded in 1841 by a large building erected under the supervision of Father CODY on the summit of Church Hill. It was burned in 1872. Pending the erection of the present building, mass was celebrated in the old log church.

1804 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 6 A petition for the appointment of Viewers for a road from Butler to the Armstrong County line in the direction of Bear Creek was also presented at the February sessions of 1804. The Court appointed as Viewers William REDDICK, William KEARNS, Benjamin FLETCHER, Jacob MECHLING, William HUTCHINSON and John RAY. Their report was made at the May sessions following, and the order to open the road was issued at the September sessions of the same year.

1805 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 6 The court appointed John STEWART, Edward GRAHAM, Paul MCDERMOTT, John BUCKLY, Benjamin WALLACE and David KERR Viewers on the 26th of May, 1805.

1805 ******2006 Email to Rita from Ann 20 June 2006 - Hope you are well. I am sending you this misc. note. I have no idea where or when i got it.
Neal Gallagher and Anna our line below.......
Neal Gallagher - male, born before 1780? Ireland. Note: Neal may have been brother to Anthony Gallagher. ...Neal married Anna / Ann (Carr) before 1780? Ireland. Children:
1. Catherine Gallagher born Feb 1799 in Jacob's Creek, Fayette County, Pa. ?
2. Julia Gallagher born 2 June 1801
3. Our Line ******* James G. Gallagher born 28 Sept 1805 in Butler / Armstrong County, Pa.
4. Miles Gallagher born abt 1815 in Butler County Pa. Fayette County Pa. - Misc. Note: John Gallagher Uniontown Page 174 If you get a chance can you check on this ????? I have done no hunting in Fayette County Pa. yet. Love The Gallaghers In Texas - Ann and Family levitaann@yahoo.com

Pa. 1805 / 1857 Montgomery, John Gallagher (1805-1857) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Northumberland, Northumberland County, Pa., June 27, 1805. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1855; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1857; died in office 1857. Presumed to have been deliberately poisoned at a banquet during the inauguration of President James Buchanan, in Washington, D.C., and subsequently died, at Danville, Montour County, Pa., April 24, 1857. Interment at Episcopal Cemetery, Danville, Pa.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C. See also: congressional biography.

1806 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 7 The earliest record of the names of those who were called for Grand and Traverse Jurors is that for the February term of court in the year 1806. The lists are as follows: Grand Jurors. - Samuel CUNNINGHAM (Foreman), David KERR, James KERR, Edward FRAZIER, William ARMSTRONG, Israel GIBSON, Robert LEMMON, Philip MACKENHAUPT, John SHANNON, Robert HOGAN, Daniel McDONALD, Jesse NISH, Robert IRWIN, William WILSON, Enoch VERNUM, James DOUGLASS, Francis KEARNES.

Pa. 1807 The following person were chiefly landowners In Buffalo Township - William Gallagher (s) - James Gallagher - James Gallagher (s) - William Kear - Andrew Kear - James Kear ..... Note: I want to learn as much as i can about this James Gallagher......Note: looks like there is a James Gallagher Sr. and a James Gallagher jr according to this record ????


Pa. 1807 The following persons were principally Landowners In Allegheny Township - Thomas Gallagher - William Keer - Thomas McMillen (s) - Source: ?Biographical And Historical Cyclopedia Of Indiana And Armstrong Counties, Pennsylvania?: Published By, John M. Gresham & Co., Managed by, Samuel T. Wiley, Historian and Editor, Nos. 1218 and 1220 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, 1891, pp 309-315

1810 Ireland to Pittsburgh Pa. Charles Gallagher born abt 1810 died abt 1895 in Pitts., Pa. Allegheny Co. Father was Patrick Gallagher born ? NOTE Who ever put the tree at Ancestry has Ptrick having his son at age 10. http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/person.aspx?pid=-2028563658&tid=33537

Ireland / Pa. 1811 - Irish Passenger Lists "Harmony" List of Passengers per Ship HARMONY, Captain Hobkirk, from Londonderry, arrived at Philadelphia, 31 October, 1811, in 70 days. - Cath. Gallagher - Chas. Gallagher - Hugh Gallagher - Mary Gallagher - Michl. Gallagher - Patk. Gallagher - Biddy Gallen - Cath. Gallen - Hugh Gallen - James Gallen - Margt. Gallen - Mary Gallen - Owen Gallen - Sally Gallen - Allen Kerr - Edw. McCafferty - Wm. McFarland - Biddy McLaughlin - Elea. McLaughlin - Fran. McLaughlin - Eliz. Steel - John Steel - Sally Steel ......Note: This can't be our line of Gallagher's , NOTE: Our Gallagher's were already in the US..At the old Sugar Creek Catholic Church.levitaann@yahoo.com

1812 Pa. Oak Grove Cemetery - Uniontown - Gallagher John 1812 - Gallagher John Civil War

1813 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 17 St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.*-- Official records of ministerial acts among German Lutherans of this place date from A. D. 1813. The first entry in the “church book” is the baptism of Samuel BERNHARD, son of Philip and Mary Margaret BERNHARD, August 29, 1813, by Rev. Jacob SCHNEE. This reverend gentleman continued his missionary visits, preaching occasionally in a carpenter’s shop, to the end of 1817, baptizing in the meanwhile the following persons: Elizabeth, Solomon and Samuel PFLUEGER, MAGDALENA, Henry, Abraham and Margaret BRINKER, Anna and Jacob BRAUM, Joshua H. CARRE, Michael ANDRE, Samuel and Thomas MECHLING, Susan, Robert, Abraham and Sarah OSSENBACHER, William and Anna M. HENRY, Frank and Elizabeth WORMKESSEL, Abraham and Martin MCCANDLESS, Sarah STEP, Franklin BASH, Daniel SHANER, George KOENIG, Margaret BUECHLE, Anna M. SLATER and Mary BARKSTRASSER.

1814 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 11 CAPT. MARTIN'S COMPANY We have the roll of one other company of Butler County soldiers of the war of 1812 -- that commanded by Capt. Robert MARTIN and attached to the One Hundred and Thirty-eighth Regiment. It is copied from a paper now in the possession of the family of the Captain.
Roll of a company of militia commanded by Capt. Robert MARTIN, of the One Hundred and Thirty-eighth Regiment of Pennsylvania, commanded by Lieut. Col. MILLER, under the order of Maj. Gen. MEAD, dated January 18, 1814:
Officers -- Robert MARTIN, Captain; William LOGAN, Lieutenant; Jacob MECHLING, Jr., Ensign; Hugh STEVENSON, First Sergeant; John GILLESPIE, Second Sergeant; Elijah ANDERSON, Third Sergeant; Matthew MCCULLUGH, Fourth Sergeant; Thomas JOHNSTON, First Corporal; James RIDDLE, Second Corporal; John GRAHAM, Third Corporal; William MOORE, Fourth Corporal.
Privates -- John MAIDEN, Mordecai GRAHAM, Samuel ROBINSON, John LOVE, Robert MACKEY, George CUSTARD, Moses SULLIVAN, John SULLIVAN, James CRATTY, John GALLIHER, William FORESTER, William O'HARA, Robert HINDMAN, Joseph WHITE, James COVERT, Benjamin DAVIS, Samuel LITTLE, Abner MEEKER, Samuel CRITCHLOW, Moses MEEKER, John COMPTON, James MCCANDLESS, John BROWN, James CRITCHLOW, Archibald CRITCHLOW, Richard SHORTS, Joseph FLAKE, William DAVIS, William BALES, Alexander MANTOOTH, Daniel ROOT, Daniel MCDONALD, Henry PENDER, James BRANDON, Robert MCKINNEY, William GRAY, James BRYSON.
[End of Chapter 11--Soldiers of the War of 1812: History of Butler County, Pennsylvania. With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Waterman, Watkins, & Co., Chicago, 1883.]

Pa. 1817 One bit of corraboration, to the theory that it is the same John Hamilton in the above sketch comes in a newspaper advertisement May 15, 1817, in our own Western Citizen when Miles Gallagher, coppersmith, announced he was moving to John Hamilton's on the Ford Mill Road and would continue to make stills and kettles. He asked also to buy old copper, brass and pewter. http://www.shawhan.com/Whiskey/whiskey.html - I need to check on this Miles Gallagher More......

1817 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 7 Early Justices Of Peace District No.2 1817, Joseph KERR

Pa. 1820 PENNSYLVANIA CENSUS INDEX ARMSTRONG COUNTY - Carr Charles 1820 BUFFALOE TWP 292 - Currey Catherine 1820 BUFFALOE TWP 292 - Currey James 1820 PLUMCREEK TWP 263 - Galleher Anthony 1820 SUGARCREEK TWP 312 - Galliher James 1820 KITTANNING TWP 323 - Galliher Thomas 1820 ALLEGHENY TWP 255 - Galliher William 1820 ALLEGHENY TWP 255 - Kerr John 1820 PLUMCREEK TWP 266 - Kerr Robert 1820 ALLEGHENY TWP 257 - Kerr William 1820 ALLEGHENY TWP 257 - Kerr William, Jr. 1820 ALLEGHENY TWP 257 - Kerr William, Sr. 1820 ALLEGHENY TWP 257 - Kerrs William 1820 BUFFALOE TWP 295

1824 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 6 It is probable that early road improvement was very materially stimulated by an essay which appeared in 1825 in various papers of the States, among others the Butler Sentinel, dated Philadelphia , December 20, 1824. It was signed by Matthew CAREY, Joseph HEMPHILL, Richard PETERS, Jr., Stephen DUNCAN and William STRICKLAND. The same gentlemen in their capacity as a committee of the Pennsylvania Legislature issued a series of articles on the canal policy of the State.

1825 PA. 1773 / 1790 History of Westmoreland County Volume 1 Chapter 23 The Early Bench and Bar. 1773-1790 Michael Gallagher, May, 1825; - Hugh Gallagher, August, 1825 - John Kerr, November, 1844 -

1825 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 6 In March, 1825, Commissioners of Canals were appointed to examine routes from the Ohio River to the Susquehanna, as follows: Albert GALLATIN, William DARLINGTON, Robert PATTERSON, John SARGENT, David SCOTT.

1826 Ireland Name James Gallagher Gender Male Birth 1826 in , Derryhassenbeg, Donegal, Ireland NOTE: daughter Catherine Gallagher came to US from Ireland. Birth 1851-03 in ,,,Ireland Death 1904-02-22 in Norristown,,Pennsylvania,USA

Ireland 1827 / 1837 Marriages from the Monkwearmouth Registers (1827-1837) - 21 Jan 1832 Daniel Gallagher = Elizabeth Bailes - 13 Nov 1827 Thomas Lowrey = Ann Carr -http://genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk/Transcriptions/DUR/MWM1827.html


Pa. 1828 Land: Sheriffs Deeds - Fayette County, PA - June 9, 1828 BOYLE Treasurer to John GALLAGHER Deed for four hundred and thirty acres of Land in Wharton Township sold for arrearages of Road & County tax, as the property of Peter BECK to John GALLAHER for the sum of seven dollars & eighty seven & a half cents

1830 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 7 District No. 1, same, 1830, Samuel KERR.

History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 32 JOHN EMRICK John, son of Andrew and Catharine EMRICK, was born in Butler County, December 26, 1831; he was married to Maria A. Burkhart, daughter of Elijah and Rebecca (RICHARDSON) BURKHART, December the 13, 1855. The ancestors of Mrs. BURKHART came to America with William PENN. Mrs. EMRICK's grandfather, John BURKHART, one of the first settlers of Butler County, was born in Allegheny County in 1762, and his wife in 1764. Elijah BURKHART was born in Butler County in 1803. He was a carpenter by trade, but always followed farming. He was the father of eight children -- Maria A., Hiram F., Elijah J., Rebecca M., Washington F., Sophia C., Baxter C., and Jacob I. Those now living are Maria A., Elijah J. And Sophia C.
Mr. and Mrs. John EMRICK are the parents of eight children: Daniel B., William J., Asa W., Catharine R., Albert F., Barbara A., Samuel M. and Mary L. Mr. EMRICK settled on his present farm in Summit Township in 1861. During the rebellion, he served in the One Hundred and Seventh Pennsylvania Regiment, from the 19th of September, 1864, to the 20th of June, 1865. His conduct was such as to merit honorable mention by letter from Capt. J. A. Tompkins, commander of his company.
The grandparents of John EMRICK, Michael and Elizabeth EMRICK, emigrated from Northumberland County to Butler County, with their family of four sons and two daughters, in 1813. John BURTNER, who had previously settled in this county, went to the eastern part of the State, and brought this family out with wagons. They first located near Saxonburg, and Andrew EMRICK, who is still living, helped to break the first ground and build the first house in Saxonburg. The children of Michael EMRICK were Andrew, John, William and Michael, Elizabeth (JONES) and Catharine (HICKS). Of these, Andrew and William are living, the latter in Kentucky. One daughter survives - Mrs. HICKS, in Illinois.
Andrew EMRICK, since he came to this county at the age of eleven years, has always resided not far from the farm where he first settled with his parents. From the first farm near Saxonburg, the family moved to an adjoining farm, in both instances commencing in the woods, and encountering many of the hardships of pioneers. In 1828, the second farm was sold and another purchased a mile distant from it. This was the homestead until 1851. Andrew then purchased a farm in Summit Township, a mile and a half southeast of Butler, which he sold in 1856 and moved to Penn Township, where he now resides. Mr. EMRICK is a man of the strictest integrity, and a respected and influential citizen. He has served in numerous township offices, and has performed all his duties faithfully and well. He married Catharine BURTNER, who is still living. They had ten children -- Michael, Jefferson Township; Christiana (GALLAGHER), Donegal Township; John, Summit Township; Elizabeth (FAIR), near Millerstown; Barbara (FISHER), Centre Township; William and Catharine, deceased; Maria (FAIR), deceased; Andrew and Daniel, Penn Township.
NOTE: JOHN E.GALLAUGHER. He was born 25 April 1831 in either Mercer County or Armstrong County, PA, but resided most of his life in Butler County. He married CHRISTIANA EMERICK. He served in the Civil War, and died 9 December 1910.

Pa. 1833 MARTHA M. INKS b. 20 Mar 1833, FAYETTE CO., PA., m. JOHN GALLAGHER.

Ireland 1833 and Pa. MICHAEL GALLAGHER born September 1833 in Ireland married MARY ANN ? on Oct. 6, 1868. Mary Ann was born April 1851 Died March 5, 1932. She is buried in North Oakland Cemetery, Butler Co., Pennsylvania. They had 6 children: 1. FRANK GALLAGHER born Nov. 1880 2. STEVE GALLAGHER born March 27, 1888 died 1960 3. JOSEPH ALEXANDER GALLAGHER born Aug. 19, 1869 died July 1928 4. ANNIE CATHERINE GALLAGHER born September 13, 1873 in Butler, PA. Married Frank Anthony Berninger on Feb. 23, 1897 in St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Butler, PA. Annie died Sept. 01, 1945 5. LOURETTA MARGUERETTE GALLAGHER born Sept. 1, 1871 died October 02, 1872 6. ELIZABETH GALLAGHER born April 27, 1881 died May 11, 1892.

?1841 ST. MARY'S CHURCH History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 32 The original members of this church were the following: J. GALLAGHER, P. GALLAGHER, Barth GANTER, Nicholas BAER, Summit Township Butler County Pa.

1842 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 64 St. Alphonsus Catholic Church at Murrinsville, dates its foundation back to 1841. Fully forty-one years prior to that date a small congregation assembled at stated times at the Murrin homestead, east of the present village, to participate in the service of the mass, for, as in 1753, when the French soldiery and carpenters were here, so in 1800 missionary fathers visited the settlements in Butler county. About 1807 Father FERRY came to this neighborhood, and his successors in charge of St. Patrick's church, on Sugar creek, continued the good work until the stone church building was completed in 1841. Father John CODY baptized Sarah McNALLY at Murrinsville, August 13, 1839. Father Hugh P. GALLAGHER appears to have come here in 1842; Father Michael J. MITCHELL, in 1843; Father HOY in 1845; Father Michael CREADON, in 1848; Father MITCHELL, 1850; Father [p. 646] DOYLE, 1854; Father Thomas O'FARRELL attended from New Castle in 1855, and Father John C. FARREN in 1859. Father HUGHES came in November, 1859 and remained one year, when Father Thomas WALSH succeeded him. Early in 1863 Rev. J. C. BIGHAM, (now of St. Bridget's church, Pittsburgh), took charge and remained until the coming of Father KERR, in 1865. Father William A. NOLAN visited the church in July, 1866, then came Father C.V. NEESON, who remained until 1870, when Father HEANEY was appointed. He was succeeded the same year by Father James TAHANEY, and he by Father NEESON in 1872. From 1875 to 1880, Father James F. TOBIN was here. Rev. Hugh CONNERY came in 1880; Rev. Hugh K. BARR in 1881; Rev. Hugh HAGGERTY in 1882; Rev. F.B. BRADY in 1885; Rev. Thomas J. MORRIS in 1889, and Rev. William T. DWYER, the present pastor, in 1892.

Baltimore 1844 Would Hugh have been related to a Rosa Gallagher? That is my Great Great Grandmother who was born Jun 1844 Married John Birmingham. She died June 1924 in Baltimore. She arrived in this country in 1856. I can't trace anything more than that. I live an hour from Baltimore. Thanks, Cathy Posted by: Cathy Graupner (ID *****0318) Date: April 10, 2007 at 20:26:50 In Reply to: Gallagher in Pa and Maryland by ann gallagher

? Ireland 1841 / 1855 Marriages in the Castlebar / Aglish Parish 1841-1855 -1842 James GALLAGHER to Sibina - BAYNES April 16 - 1843 Patt GALLAGHER to Maria MORAN November 15 witness Mick and Judith MORAN 1844 Pat GALLAGHER to Sarah McEVELIA October 18 - 1845 Pat GALLAGHER to Mary IGO January 24 - 1849 Pat McGREEVY to Judith GALLAGHER September 6 witness Bryan SHIEL and Mary GALLAGHER - 1852 William HARROWSON to Mary GALLAGHER September 20 - 1854 Neal GALLAGHER to Bridget CORLEY January 12 - 1855 Peter GALLAGHER to Ellen FAHEY February 20

1845 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 59 The Cumberland Presbyterian Church of West Liberty, was organized over half a century ago, and a house of worship built in 1845. That house was erected by the people of various Protestant denominations, as a Union church; but the progress of the Cumberland Presbyterians warranted them in becoming sole owners. John and Jacob COVERT, Jesse CORNELIUS and John WICK, with their wives, were the first members, and met in a barn on John WICK's farm to listen to Rev. A.M. BRYAN or Mr. GALLAGHER preach the gospel. Later, a loghouse, now the property of Nicholas WEITZEL, was built in the village, and there services were held on stormy Sabbaths, it being devoted to school purposes on week days. Among the old members now living are, Mrs. Mary GROSSMAN, Mrs. FISHER, Mrs. Ruth COVERT and James McNEES. The organization is practically dead; but may at any time be revivified by some evangelist of the denomination.


Ohio 1846 Last Will and Testament of Stephen Sutton State of Ohio, County of Hamilton, Court of Common Please, Hamilton Division. Will Book 10, page 29, Probated October 5, 1846 Signed, published and declared by the above Stephen Sutton as and for his last will and testament in presence of us, who at his request have signed as witness to the same. James Gallagher, Southwell Royce Will probated and admitted to record October 5, 1846

Ireland 1849 Name: James Gallagher Arrival Date: 11 Aug 1849 Age: 20 Gender: Male Port of Arrival: Philadelphia Port of Departure: Londonderry, Ireland Place of Origin: Ireland Occupation: Laborer Destination: USA Ship Name: Ship Delta National Archives' Series Number: 425 Microfilm Number: 69 List Number: 165

History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 17 In 1816, John NEGLEY was united in marriage with Miss Elizabeth Ann PATTERSON, who died in August, 1835. they were the parents of ten children, viz.: Mary B. (MUNTZ), living in Butler; Elizabeth H., deceased August 1835; Susan A. (PATTERSON), in Butler; John Henry, of whom a biography appears elsewhere, also in Butler; Felix CASPER, living in Pittsburgh; Minerva (HASELTINE). deceased 1859; Ann MCLEAN, also deceased; James ALEXANDER, living in Allegheny City, Penn.; William CLARK, deceased 1850; Albert GALLATIN, living in Pittsburgh. NOTE: I believe that this is our Albert Gallagher .......levitaann@yahoo.com


NC. 1850 Greenville Districts in 1850 Pitt County NC - Gallagher William 23 IRE Tailor

1850 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 48 Lying upon the northern border of the county, its contiguous civil divisions being Venango Township on the east, Cherry Township on the south, Mercer Township on the west, and Venango County on the north, is the township of Marion. Organized in 1854, it was named doubtless, in honor of Gen. Francis MARION, a gallant American officer who distinguished himself in the Carolinas during the war of 1775-83. The general surface is hilly, and drained by Slippery Rock Creek and its branches. The original forests were composed largely of oak, hickory, chestnut and a considerable portion of the township's area is still covered with a heavy growth of these varieties of trees. The residents of Marion are chiefly engaged in agricultural pursuits, the farm products comparing favorably with other sections of the county, while the Shenango & Allegheny Railroad (which was completed in 1876), by crossing the southeast corner of the township, affords quite ample facilities for the shipment of freights, etc., etc. Iron ore, cannel coal, as well as the ordinary quality of bituminous coal, are also found in considerable quantities and at one time, not far remote, an iron furnace* was in blast within the limits of Marion. *James KERR and Robert BRADEN built the "Marion Furnace" about the year 1850, and it was kept in blast for some ten or twelve years, using ore obtained in this and adjoining townships. Its capacity was small, however, and it produced but about three tons of metal per twenty-four hours. Charcoal alone was used for smelting.

Pa. 1850 Census Here are the Gallaher names in the 1850 U.S. Census *Pennsylvania*Butler*Clearfield:
Family No. 257
James G. Gallaher 45 Farmer 1600 Penn. Note: This is our line ladysilverdollar1@hotmail.com
Adeline (McPherson) 40 Penn.
John 19 Penn.
Neal 17 Penn. son Neal is our line. ladysilverdollar1@hotmail.com married Catherine (Carey)
Hugh 16 Penn.
Nancy 13 Penn.
David 10 Penn.
Hannah I. 7 Penn.
Catherine 5 Penn.
Celia 2 Penn.
Family No. 258
John Gallaher 41 Laborer Penn.
Catharine 40 Penn.
Joseph 11 Penn.
John 10 Penn.
Timothy 8 Penn.
Mary 1 Penn.
Family No. 259
John Gallaher 35 Farmer Penn.
Mary 37 Penn.
Peter 10 Penn.
Joseph 7 Penn.
Catharine 5 Penn.
William 3 Penn.
Charles 2 Penn.
Mary Gallaher 71 Penn.
Family No. 260
Michel Freeze 30 Laborer Ireland
Catharine 29 Ireland
Daniel 3 Penn.
Charles 2 Penn.
All of these Gallahers were born in Pennsylvania.

Hi,
I'll tell you what i know of my husbands Gallagher Line. Maybe you can help me please. I'm only gonna put the male Gallaghers ......
Carl R. Gallagher and Elizabeth Levita Ann (Allen)
Children: Tina, Paul, Amber
Parents
Paul Thomas Gallagher And Carol Adele
Children:Paula, Auther, Paul Jr.,Carl, Jack, Robert
Parents
Albert Vincent Gallagher and Jeanette
Born 1906 O'Hara Twnship, Penn
Children: Albert, Paul Thomas, Regina
Parents
Albert Charles Gallagher and Anna Born 1878 Butler County, Penn
Children: Marie, Dorothy Ester, Cyril, Clarence S, Albert Vincent, Richard, Joseph G, Mary M, Cornelius C, Anna C, Elnora G, Elizabeth J
Parents
Cornelius "Neal" Charles Gallagher and Catherine Born 1833 Butler County, Penn. and Armstrong County, Penn.
Children: Jerome, Annie E, William, Cynthia E, Hugh / Hough, Emma, Katherin, Albert C, John, Philomina
Parents
James G. Gallagher and Mary Adaline Born abt 1805 Butler County, Penn
Children: John, Cornelius Neal, Hugh, Nancy, David, Hannah J, Catherine, Cynthia C, James
Parents
Neal Gallagher and Anna (Carr) Callagher/Gallagher Born ?
Children: James G, Hughy, Neal
Heres where i need help. I located them in Armstrong County and Butler County, Penn at the St. Patricks Catholic Church.
Misc. Note or Poem
Banks Of Lough Erne, Ireland went to New World America 1790. Left Londonderry about July or Aug on the Ship Grand Brig Eliza vessels Capt was Knight. Ship entered Delaware Bay proceeded to the port Of New Castle Penn. Passengers left ship on Sept.,19th. Passengers crossed the neck, Notrhwestern Fayette County between Jacobs Creek and Youghiogheny Rivers, Connellsville, Penn. Later they settled Donegal township in Westmoreland County, Penn. 1801 a priest stays for short time name Fr. Lonegan. 1803 another prist Father Helbrom came and baptized 38 people in Donegal Settlement Penn., and 13 people from the Slippery Rock Settlement in Penn.
So if this is a correct account in the Butler County History above, Would i now be in Ireland? I need help at this stage of my research please.
Supposed they settled Donegal Penn because they missed Ireland.
All help Highly appreciated. Thank you, Ann levitaann@yahoo.com

1851 Ireland to Pa. Name Catharine Gallagher Gender Female Birth 1851-03 in ,,,Ireland Death 1904-02-22 in Norristown,,Pennsylvania,USA

Pa. 1852 Patrick J Gallagher b 1/26/1852 in PA m 11/17/1891 at St Patrick's, Sugar Creek, Pa to Elizabeth Jane Hartman . The Church is right on the border of Butler and Armstrong counties. They had children Joseph b 10/30/1893, John b 1898 Mary Margaret b 1900 and Earl E b 12/25/1901 My wife is a Hartman descendant Posted by: Joseph Garrett (ID *****5395) Date: March 30, 2007 Genforum Message Board.

1854 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 46 among the early settlers of Clay Township . In 1854,* Alexander GALLAGHER

1854 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 48 The township of Marion, as now formed was laid out in 1854, but the first separate assessment was not made until 1855. By scanning the returns for the year last mentioned, it is found that the taxable inhabitants were as follows, the figures indicating the number of acres of land assessed to them: Patrick GALLAGHER, 100;

Pa. 1859 / 1860 Old Chester Pa.com: 1859 -1860 City Directory - in Delaware County, PA - Gallagher John, lab, Concord op Fifth - Gallagher Jesse, cord, Liberty bel Quarry - Gallagher Neal, cord, Market bel R R - Carr Francis, lab, Darby R bel Cochran

Ireland and Scotland Misc Note: I am trying to find information about Cornelius Gallacher born Donegal about 1864 Parents Denis and Catherine nee Duffy. Cornelius married a Bridget toal in 1889 in Paisley Scotland any information appreciated http://bbs.mayo-ireland.ie/WebX?50@83.lOU1bkVCsCf.0@.ee766a8


1870 Name: Ann E Gallagher Arrival Date: 7 May 1919 Age: 49 Birth Date: abt 1870 Birthplace: Qc Birth Country: Canada Gender: Female Port of Arrival: Buffalo, New York, USA Accompanied by: Child Cliner; Child Eillen; Child Winnifred; Child Jas; Child Myrtle A Record has photo?: No

1870 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 17 1870 - Chief Burgess, O. C. MCQUISTION; Assistant Burgess, Fred K. GAUTER; Council, W. A. LOWRY, [p.153]T. S. MCNAIR, James BREDIN, John FRAZIER, William M. RHEINLANDER, Gabriel ETZEL.

Pa. 1872 Westmoreland County Pa. Sadler children: Margaret (b1872) married James Gallagher.

1873 Ireland Name Bridget Gallagher Gender Female Birth 25 SEP 1873 in Co. Donegal, Ireland Death 27 MAR 1950 in O'Neill, Ne Father Charles Owen Gallagher Mother Bridget McGinley

1874 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 17 - Chief Burgess, S. H. PEIRSAL; Assistant Burgess, Casper ROCKENSTEIN; Council, Martin REIBER, George BAUER, Walter L. GRAHAM, John H. THOMPSON, Joseph ELLIOTT, William ZIEGLER.

1877 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 1877 - Chief Burgess, Jacob KECK; Assistant Burgess, James CONVERY; Council, Philip BAUER, M. J. REIBER, F. M. EASTMAN, John LAWALL, Frank FISHER, Joseph L. PURVIS.

1878 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 17 - Chief Burgess, Jacob ZIEGLER; Assistant Burgess, A. L. REIBER; Council, Philip WIESNER, L. M. COCHRAN, F. M. EASTMAN, Martin J. REIBER, Joseph L. PURVIS, Philip BAUER.

1878 History of Butler County Pa. Chapter 7 H. H. Gallagher


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