Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Philadelphia Irish 1841

I have many hundreds to add, this is a tiny fraction of those that are listed.

Loyal National Repeal Association - Philadelphia.

Freeman’s Journal August 6th 1841

*(Dublin newspaper)

The following are the names (Continued from yesterday’s FREEMAN) of the friends of Ireland of Philadelphia, who subscribed the munificent sum of 200l ., noticed in Monday’s proceedings at the association:-


Susannah McLaughlin, Philadelphia; Mary McLaughlin, do; Joseph McLaughlin, do; Mrs Catherine Walshe, do; Benjamin M Evans, do; Edward McGowan, do; George H Hawkins, do; Thomas H Hughes, Old Ireland; Captain John Pascal, France; Stephen M Byrnes, Philadelphia; Michael Treanor, Tyrone; Michael Tuite, Meath; William Guilfoyle, Queen’s County; Hugh Smith, Donegal; John Murphy, city of Cork; Thomas Lewellyn, Philadelphia; Richard Feoria, Roscrea; John O’Kane, Derry; Major W. W. Weeks? Philadelphia; Edwin Buck, England; John Mead, Philadelphia;; Patrick McElroy, Portaferry, Down; Thomas H P Norman, Philadelphia; Thomas McFadden, Mansynuke? Michael Murphy, city of Dublin, Daniel McKenny, Down; Patrick McKenny, do; William McGliney, Tyrone; John Downey, Philadelphia; Dr John Keohler, do; John Quin, Longford, Mary Brady, do; Mary Fary Farrell, do; Catherine Heslin, do; Mary Burke, do; Patrick Green, Armagh; James Derwin, Leitrim; Ellen L Sweeny, Bandon, Cork; James Martin, Down; George Devinny, Coleraine; Richard Edwards, Wicklow; Francis McCaffry, Philadelphia; James Mahony, Bandon; Owen McGinty, Donegal; Thomas Birgins, Cavan; James Forcus, Donegal; John Marshall, Tyrone;Patrick T Coffy, do; Phillip Devine, do; Patrick Gallaher, Donegal; Patrick McGough, Louth; Joseph Francis, Philadelphia; Samual C Bishop, do; Edward Williams, do; Mrs Thomas McCoy, do; James A Farrelly, Chester, Philadelphia; Patrick McBride, Tyrone; Edw Carr, do; Hugh Reilly, Virginia, Cavan; Arthur Magner, Cork; J Mangar, do; William Cullen, Wicklow; J. McGrath, Vinegar-hill; John McNichol, Derry; James Lamb, Limerick; Wm, Riordan, Mallow; * (Co Cork) Joshua Sturgess, Philadelphia; Timothy Whelan, Abbeyleix, Queens County; P Toomy, Bandon; James Doherty, Derry; H B Duffy, Derry; Danile McNally, Tyrone; John Knight, Mayo; W H Elsgood, Philadelphia; James McGlynn, Cavan; J Duffy, do; Richard Vaux, Philadelphia, Patrick Norton, Limerick; Patrick McDonough, Armagh; Col. John S Warner, Baltimore; * (USA or Ireland?) Patrick McCarron, Tyrone; Edward Flood, Cavan; Michael O'Donnell, Tipperary; Patrick Connelly, Clonakilty; John Goold, Bandon; Jeremiah Connolly, do; Alexander Collins, Inishowen; James O'Leary, Dunmanway; Peter Hickey, Bandon; Charles Ryan, do; Timothy McCarthy, do; Humphry Mahony, do; John Hurley, do; Patrick McCarthy,do;William Hanly, Donegal; Dr. Malone, Waterford; Nicholas Wall, Wexford; Wm. Regan, Bandon; John Nugent, do; J Nugent, Cavan; John Cochrane, Queen's Co; Pierce Archer (?) Waterford; John Landon, New York; Anthony Coghlan, King's Co; Email me! click here


  1. Did you post the other page mentioned? Thank you!

    1. Hi Judith, I didn't there are so many. I might be able to get you a copy if needed.
      Try my email in responding.