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* The John McConaghy Family of Philadelphia, PA*

Updated November 25, 2007

John McConaghy was born October 15,1845 in Co. Antrim, Ireland and died January 12, 1914 in Swarthmore, PA. He came to this country with his brothers Thomas and James, along with William's 3 sons, Alexander, Moore and William. The McConaghy family members became Building Contractors in the Philadelphia area. They were the sons of Alexander McConaghie of Magherintendry and Jane Chestnut of Antrim, Ireland. Alexander and Jane Chestnut McConaghie died, within the week of each other, in July, 1881 and are buried in the Mosside Churchyard in Ireland. Their son John McConaghy and his wives Elizabeth Fulton McConaghy and Susie Stewart McConaghy are buried in Mt. Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, PA.

John married Elizabeth Fulton about 1871. She was born 1852 in Ireland and died 1883 in Pennsylvania. He married Susan Stewart, daughter of William Stewart and Mary Eliza Little, on July 28, 1887. She was born 1855 in Pennsylvania and died February 24, 1918 in Norristown, PA.

The Children of John McConaghy and Elizabeth Fulton are:
Albert McConaghy, born May 13, 1873
Robert Alexander McConaghy, born December 19, 1874
Elizabeth F. McConaghy, born June 26, 1876
John Chestnut McConaghy, born August 31, 1877
David Fulton McConaghy, born December 23, 1879
Jennie McConaghy, born December 1, 1881

The Children of John McConaghy and Susan Stewart are:
William McConaghy, born August 26, 1888
Stewart H. McConaghy, born March 12, 1890
Helen May McConaghy, born April, 1892
George Herbert McConaghy, born July 26, 1894
Thomas James McConaghy, born May 11, 1896
Florence McConaghy, born January 21, 1899

My grandfather David Fulton McConaghy was born December 23, 1879 in Philadelphia, PA and died in 1961. He married Margaret V. Gasslein, daughter of John Gasslein and Harriet McDonough, in 1904. She was born February 1884 in Philadelphia, PA. and died September 1960 in Philadelphia, PA.

Child of David Fulton McConaghy and Margaret V Gasslein is:
John David McConaghy born February 22, 1905 in Philadelphia, PA and died August, 1971 in San Diego, CA. He married Mary A. Greene, daughter of John F. Greene and Anna McKay, on July 22, 1933. She was born June 26, 1908 in Philadelphia, PA. and died February 17,1985 in Delran, NJ.

Mary McConaghy Daley

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