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 James McQuillan

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James McQuillan

  • Birth Nov 1866 Shortsville, Ontario County, New York, USA
  • Death 18 Mar 1943 East Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
  • Burial Lima, Livingston County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 40233656

Grandson of Laurence McQuillan and Margaret Kirwin both from County Lough, North Ireland.

Son of John McQuillan, born 1840 in County Louth, Northern Ireland. and Sarah Gavin, born 1843 Northern Ireland. Came to United States together with their infant baby daughter Margaret " Maggie " McQuillan, born 1865 in Ireland. Boarded the Ship S.S. Queen in 1866. Sailing from Liverpool, England, arriving Port of New York on August 23, 1866. Place of Origin, Ireland.

Settled in:
Shortsville, Manchester, Ontario County, New York. Upon arrival John McQuillan, filed his naturalization papers in Ontario County, New York in 1968. His father John McQuillan worked at a paper mill in Shortsville, New York.

Nephew to:
Mary Ann McQuillan born 1834.
Patrick McQuillan born 1838.
Bridget McQuillan born 1843.
All siblings born and raised in Lough, Ireland.

Sister, Margaret "Maggie," McQuillan, born 1865 in Ireland.

James was the first of John McQuillan's children to be born a United States Citizen. Married 1906. To Katherine McCabe. No children with this marriage.

Brother John Edward McQuillan. born 1868.

Brother Lawrence McQuillan. was born October 1869.

By the 1870 census James already have three siblings.

Another sister named Mary McQuillan. born May 1871.

Brother named Mark McQuillan, year 1872.

Sister Sarah McQuillan, born 1874.

Brother Venantius McQuillan. May 18, 1876.

Brother Thomas McQuillan. born 1877.

Brother Philip Findley McQuillan. April 09, 1879.

Brother Peter McQuillan, born 1880.

Sister Jane Francis McQuillan, born March 08, 1885.

Eleven of his siblings was born in Shortsville, Manchester, Ontario County, New York.

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  • Originally Created by: Noname
  • Added: 3 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40233656
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James McQuillan (Nov 1866–18 Mar 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40233656, citing Saint Rose Cemetery, Lima, Livingston County, New York, USA ; Maintained by blkshu (contributor 47163619) .