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Rev Fr William F McGinnis

  • Birth 1867 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Death 16 May 1932 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Burial Westbury, Nassau County, New York, USA
  • Plot St. Bridgid's Section, Row 26, Plot 1
  • Memorial ID 18651108

Fr. McGinnis was the nephew of my ggGrandmother, Mary [Welsh] Dillon. He was the youngest person ever to graduate with a Doctor of Divinity degree from teh Vatican College in ROme, Italy [age 24]. He was a forward thinking, eccumenical and loving man, the founder of the American branch of the Catholic Truth Society, a a beloved family member.

**UPdate:: Son of Mary LYONS Mcginnis, Mary was the daughter of John & Julia {nee WELCH} Lyons. Julia was a sister to my GgGrandmother, Mary Welch Dillon. We do not know at this time if Julia ever came to the USA


  • Created by: Ellen, Geri Ellen & Barbi Neumann
  • Added: 27 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18651108
  • New York Historian
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Fr William F McGinnis (1867–16 May 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18651108, citing Cemetery of the Holy Rood, Westbury, Nassau County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Ellen, Geri Ellen & Barbi Neumann (contributor 46885662) .