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Re: Peter Sheehan & Bridget Mihigan married in Waverly, NY
Posted by: Kathleen Herron (ID *****6277) Date: February 13, 2012 at 07:19:00
In Reply to: Peter Sheehan & Bridget Mihigan married in Waverly, NY by rose c of 94870

A brother married a Mihigan also?
http://boards.ancestry.com/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=830&p=localities.northam.usa.states.minnesota.counties.lesueur

Take those reported dates of birth with a grain of salt. Compare childrens' names to the other given names in this database:

Cork & Kerry baptismals:
http://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/

She had a son Charles?? This is a very close date of baptism - maybe she was born NOV 1831:

http://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/details/682f220106763

Area - CORK & ROSS (RC) , Parish/Church/Congregation - SCHULL WEST
Baptism of BRIDGT MEHEGAN of N/R on 11 December 1832
Name BRIDGT MEHEGAN
Date of Birth N/R N/R N/R
Address N/R
Father ********CHAS MEHEGAN
Mother ********ELLEN MAHONY
Child Denomination RC
Sponsor 1 TIM SULLIVAN
Sponsor 2 MARY COGHLAN
Recorded Diocesan Area CORK & ROSS
Recorded Parochial Area WEST SCHULL (GOLEEN)


1860:
Name: Peter Sheehan
Age in 1860: 27
Birth Year: abt 1833
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1860: Buffalo Ward 1, Erie, New York
Gender: Male
Post Office: Buffalo
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Peter Sheehan 27
Bridget Sheehan 28
John Sheehan 3
Michael Murray 40

1870:
Name: Peter Sheehan
Age in 1870: 45
Birth Year: abt 1825
Birthplace: Ireland
Home in 1870: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Montgomery
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Peter Sheehan 45 (1825)
Bridget 43 (1827)
Ellen 14 NY
Mary 12 the rest MN
Eliza 9
Peter 7
John 5
Bridget 3
Michael 1





You've pulled her death cert from MN? Were they also in Le Sueur? First time I've seen the name Mihigan :)


Her grave - died Feb 17 1888
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSob=c&GSmid=47019436&GRid=43769300&




A family tree @ ancestry:

Nellie Mihigan
Birth Dec 1871 in Ireland
Death Living
Death BEF 1920 in Le Sueur Co. Minnesota

1892
Age: 21 Marriage to Michael Barnett
Le Sueur Co., Minnesota

1920
BEF
Age: 49 Death
Le Sueur Co. Minnesota

********************
Catherine Mihigan
Birth Mar 1873 in Ireland
Death Living
Death 13 Aug 1948 in Le Sueur Co., Minnesota






Name: Bridget Hickey
Gender: Female
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 07 Sep 1922
Death Place: Montgomery, Le Sueur, Minnesota
Age: 86
Birth Date: 1836
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Cornelius Hickey
Father's Name: ***************Peter Sheehan
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: ****************Ellen Rielly
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B02469-9
System Origin: Minnesota-EASy
Source Film Number: 2218072
Reference Number: 6671


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