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James McCrehin
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1845
Cill Airne
County Kerry, Ireland
Death: Sep. 29, 1919
Clearwater County
Minnesota, USA

James, son of James & Mary McCrehin.
James emigrated in 1863, aboard the Barque, "City of Baltimore" leaving Liverpool for New York. It arrived in New York on May 16, 1863. James was passenger #50, listed as, "James McCrhean, age 19, male, laborer, from Ireland to United States." He cleared Customs at Castle Garden, emigration clearing depot before Ellis Island.

He took out his naturalization papers on Sept 23 1863 in the Oneida County court, New York state.
James worked as a Mule Boy on the Erie Canal.

He lived in New York for a few years where he married Ellen Sullivan ( April 12 1868) at Peters Church, Rome, New York with witnesses: Michael Sullivan (Ellen's brother), and Bridget Barry. Ellen and James lived at Rome, New York for about seven years, after they were married.

He moved around Fosston before coming to Clearwater County in 1904 and homesteaded land.James & Ellen had 9 children; William, Henry, Mary, Catherine, Margaret, James, Bridget, Elizabeth, & Michael.

He was said to have such a temper. He once hit a bull in the face. James was known to get into scrapes and one descendant remembers that either Lloyd or Loren McCrehin came running into the store saying, "Ma! Grandpa's fighting again.

He died of Hemiplagia (paralysis on one side of the body-stroke) and was buried Oct 2 1919. He left each living child $1.00 and left the land to son Michael. 
Family links: 
  Mary Anne Donald McCrehin (1813 - 1865)
  Ellen Sullivan McCrehin (1847 - 1932)
  William McCrehin (1869 - 1918)*
  Henry McCrehin (1870 - 1937)*
  Bridget Emily McCrehin (1880 - 1910)*
  Elizabeth McCrehin Monson (1884 - 1948)*
  Michael McCrehin (1886 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Dudley Township Cemetery
Clearwater County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Lot 1 block 7
Maintained by: Lisa McCrehin McKown
Originally Created by: Jo
Record added: Jun 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38734511
James McCrehin
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James McCrehin
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James McCrehin
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