John McConahey

1815 Mar 18 Born to John McConahey in County Antrim, Ireland 1818 Immigrated Ireland to US with parents 1820 Census? 1830 Census? Muskingun County, Ohio Salt Creek Twp or Washington Twp 1838 Apr 12 Married Margaret Muskingun County, Ohio 1840 Census? Salt Creek or Rich Hill Twp 1840 Jane born 1840 Jul 8 James born 1844 Mary born 1845 Isabella born 1848 Margaret M. born 1848 May have immigrated (year not clear on naturalization papers) 1849 Jul 17 Alexander born, Ohio 1849 Moved to Indiana 1850 Census Allen County, Madison Twp, IN, age 32 1850 Stephen born, Indiana 1854 Nancy born 1854 Oct 12 Declaration of intention for naturalization 1858 Theresa born 1860 Census, Allen County, Madison Township, IN 1864 Feb 2 Died Buried Pleasant Valley Cemetery, age 47 y, 11 m, 2 d Allen County, Madison Township, IN, section 29 1870 Census family appears together on census without father who has died and next door to David McConaughy (age 72), David J. (age 28) and William J. (age 25)

CHILDREN OF JOHN MCCONAHEY & MARGARET: 1. JANE MCCONAHEY b. 1840 (1839) 2. JAMES MCCONAHEY b. 8 Jul 1840 d. 8 Nov 1896, Allen County, IN (1841) (1843) 3. MARY MCCONAHEY b. 1844 d. 2 Feb 1884, Allen County, IN (1843) 4. ISABELLA MCCONAHEY b. 1845 (1844) (1846) 5. MARGARET MCCONAHEY b. 1848 (1846) 6. ALEXANDER MCCONAHEY b. 17 Jul 1849 (1846) 7. STEPHEN MCCONAHEY b. 1850 (1846 or 47) (1852) 8. NANCY MCCONAHEY b. 1864 (1854) (1854) 9. THERESA MCCONAHEY b. 1858 (1859) (1861) The years in parentheses are figured from the ages in the 1850 census for 1-7 and 1860 for 8 and 9.



1840 FEDERAL CENSUS INDEX MUSKINGUM COUNTY, OHIO EMENHISER, Stephen Blue Rock 370 Emmonhaser, Adam Salt Creek Twp 468 EMMONKEISER, Adam Salt Creek Twp 468 MCCONNAAGHY, William Rich Hill Twp 482 MCCONNAUGHEY, William Salt Creek Twp 469 MCCONNEHAY, Mrs. Salt Creek Twp 467

NATURALIZATION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. State of Indiana, Allen County, SS. BE IT KNOWN That on the 12 day of October 1854 at the October Term, 1854, of the Common Plea Court, personally appeared in open Court JOHN MCCONAUGHY a native of Ireland and shows to the Court by a certificate under seal that on the 12 day of October, 1854, he reported himself for NATURALIZATION, and declared his intentions perparatory to being admitted A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES before the Clerk of Allen Circuit Court agreeably to the act of Congress in such case made and provided; and previously the examination of two competent witnesses his evidence in the United states more than five years, and in the State of Indian one year; his attachment to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and favorable disposition to the good order and happiness of the same, and likewise his behavior as a man of good moral humor. Therupon said JOHN MCCONAUGHY is duly sworn in open Court, and makes oath that he will abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign Prince, Potentate, State, or Sovereignty whatever, and particularly to Victoria Queen of Great Britain & Ireland. In Witness Whereof, I hereunto set my name and affix the Seal of said Court this 12 day of October A.D., 1884. I.G. Nelson Clerk UNITED STATES OF AMERICA STATE OF INDIANA, SS COUNTY OF ALLEN BE IT KNOWN That on the 12 day of October A.D., 1854, personally appeared in Allen Circuit Court before the Clerk thereof, John Mcconaughy an alien, and reports himself for NATURALIZATION, and being duly sworn on oath declares that he is a native of Ireland aged about 38 years, and owes allegiance to Queen Victoria that he emigrated thence, embarked at Belfast and arrived at Baltimore in the United States on the ___ day of ___ A.D. 1818, and that it is bona fide his intention to reside in and become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever All Allegiance and Fidelity to every Foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovreignty whatever, and particularly to Queen Victoria John McConaughy Sworn and subscribed the 12 day of October 1854. In Testimony Whereof I I.G. Nelson Clerk of the Allen Circuit Court, hereunto set my name and affix the Seal of said Court this 12 day of October 1854. I.G. Nelson Clerk

1850 FEDERAL CENSUS MUSKINGUM COUNTY, INDIANA MCCONAGHY, William Salt Creek Twp 391 MCCONAHAY, David Zanesville Twp 185 MCCONAUGHY, David Highland Twp 429 MCCONAUGHY, John Salt Creek Twp 389 MCCONHA, Isabell Rich Hill Twp 486 MCCONHA, jAMES RICH Hill Twp 486

1850 FEDERAL CENSUS ALLEN COUNTY, INDIANA 1850 Federal Census, Allen County, Madison Twp, IN Page 170 McCanahay, John 32 M Farmer 1200 Ireland Margaret 31 F         Penn Jane 11 F             Ohio James 9 M             Ohio Mary 7 F              Ohio Isabella 6 F          Ohio Alx. 4 M              Ohio Margaret 2 F          Ohio Stephen 2/12 M        Indiana

1860 FEDERAL CENSUS 1860 Federal Census, Allen County, Madison Twp, IN, p. 159 or 597 McConaughy, John 46      Farmer Ireland Margaret 41 PA Jane 20 Ohio James 18 Ohio Mary 16 Ohio Isabella 15 Ohio Alexander 14 Ohio Margaret 10 Ohio Stephen 9 Indiana Nancy 6 Indiana Theresa 3/12 F Indiana

1870 FEDERAL CENSUS 1870 Census, Allen County, Madison Twp, IN McConaughy, Marg    52 F Keeping house PA James               27 M               OH Isabel              24 F Housekeeper   OH Steven              18 M               OH Nancy               16 F               IN Theresa              9 F               IN (It appears that John has died.) Next door David McConaughy 72 M Farmer Ireland David J.         28 M        Ireland Wm J.            25 M        Ireland

GUARDIANSHIP Allen County Naturalization Book, No. 2, Circuit Court John McConaughty 20 The State of Indiana, Allen County, The Undersigned, Applicant for Letters of Guardianship, on the person and estates of Nancy McConaughy, aged 18 years, May 24, 1871 Thresa McConoughy, aged 12 years, Jan, 1871 minor heirs of John McConooughy, late of Allen County, deceased.  Said minors reside in Allen County, in the State of Indiana, and are joint owners of Real Estate in ___ County, of the probable value of ___ Dollars: which will rent annually for the sum of ___ Dollars. Said wards also own personal property of the probable value of One hundred 80 Dollars. Margaret (her mark) McConaghy The State of Indiana, Allen County, Margaret McConoughy, being duly sworn, says that the material facts contained in the above statement and application for Letters of Guardianship, on the persons and estates of the persons therein named, are correct and true as she verily believes, and further saith not. Margaret McCaunaghy Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 9th day of September, 1871 Wm. S. Edsall Clerk C.C.P. Allen County (Margaret is probably their mother.)

CEMETERY Pleasant Valley Cemetery (abandoned) 1 1/2 miles S.E. of Hoagland Madison twp. sec. 29 John McConaughy d Feb 2, 1884 (should say 1864) aged 47 y 11 m 2 d (b 18 Mar 1815)

PLAT MAP 1897 Plat Map of Madison Township, Allen County, IN shows the McConaughy estate just south of Hoagland.

Jane Hunter Hodgson Tucson, Arizona

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