|Title:||Letters from the McGinty and Crosby families|
|Collection||Irish Emigration Database|
|File||McGinity, Catherine and Mary/13|
|Origin||Newtownhamilton, Co. Armagh, N.Ireland|
|Destination||Co. Armagh?, N.Ireland|
|Source||T 3539/1: Deposited by Isabel McAnulty Williams, Lafayette, Indiana|
|Archive||The Public Record Office, Northern Ireland|
|Log||Action By Date Document added by C. R., 01:09:1993|
|Note||(second letter written by Mary McGinity to an uncle) N.B. doc contains letter with genealogical info|
|Transcript||The following letters were to and from members of the McGinity and Crosby|
families who immigrated from Ireland to the United States of America in the
John and Mary Crosby McGinity were my maternal great-grandparents.
John and his brother Thomas, were linen vendors in Ireland.
Thomas, accompanied by his son, John, immigrated to the United States in
the autumn of 1847. His wife and their youngest children joined him the
In the early spring of 1850 my great-grandparents and their children;
Thomas, Catherine, Mary and Bernard immigrated to the United States. John
purchased a farm in western Pennsylvania. He died of pneumonia April 23,
1852. Mary and their children remained on the farm and Mary's brothers John
and William Crosby, came to the United States to help her manage the farm.
Mary Theresa Crosby McGinity died in June of 1890. John and Mary McGinity
are buried in S.S. [Saints?] Simon and Jude's Cemetery, Blairsville,
Isabel McAnulty Williams
West Lafayette, Indiana