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Martha Glass

Martha Glass

Female 1847 - 1917  (70 years)

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  • Name Martha Glass  [1
    Born 16 Feb 1847  , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Dec 1917  Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 17 Dec 1917  Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3582  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Thomas Glass,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Sep 1874, Moyargate, Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Mary Morgan,   b. Abt 1820,   d. 13 Mar 1887, Cloughdunmurry, Romoan, Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Family ID F1349  Group Sheet

    Family Alexander McCaughan,   b. 1 May1845, Lisnagunagh, Connor, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1921, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1868  Ramoan, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Katherine McCaughan,   b. 12 Apr 1871, Lower Moyarget, Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1894, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. Mary A. McCaughan,   b. 14 Oct 1869, Ballycastle, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1953, Venetia, Washington, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. Anna McCaughan,   b. Abt 10 Jun 1875, Eden, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1875, Eden, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Martha McCaughan,   b. Abt 20 Jun 1875, Eden, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1875, Eden, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     5. Margret Jane McCaughan,   b. 24 May 1877, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1901, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     6. Hugh Chess McCaughan,   b. 04 Dec 1879, Township 5, Range 5 , Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956  (Age 76 years)
     7. Emma Elizabeth McCaughan,   b. Dec 1881, , , Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1909, , Allegheny, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
    +8. Alexander Glass McCaughan,   b. 31 Jan 1884, , , Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, , Pinellas, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     9. William John McCaughan,   b. Abt Nov 1886, Eden, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1887, Eden, Randolph, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F148  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    St. James Church, Church of Ireland, Romoan Parish, Ballycastle, Antrim, Northern Ireland
    St. James Church, Church of Ireland, Romoan Parish, Ballycastle, Antrim, Northern Ireland
    Alexander McCaughan and Martha Glass were married in this church 20 Nov 1868
    The two people are Debbie Wood and our driver, John
    Thanks to Natalie Bodle for the tour around the church (professional genealogist in Northern Ireland www.rootsrevealed.co,uk )

    Documents
    Martha Glass Death Certificate Dec 15, 1917
    Martha Glass Death Certificate Dec 15, 1917
    William Glass (Martha's brother) signed the certificate
    May 30, 1872 Britannia arrival in New York City
    May 30, 1872 Britannia arrival in New York City
    Passenger ship list for Britannia that departed ports of Glasgow, Scotland and Londonderry, Ireland
    Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Year: 1872; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237, 1820-1897; Microfilm Roll: Roll 359; List Number: 515, image 349 of 546.
    May 30, 1872 Britannia passenger ship list
    May 30, 1872 Britannia passenger ship list
    Martha McCahon, age 23
    Mary, age 6
    Kath, age 0
    Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Year: 1872; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: M237, 1820-1897; Microfilm Roll: Roll 359; Line: 7-9; List Number: 515, image 350 of 546.

    Headstones
    Martha Glass
    Martha Glass
    Martha McCaughan
    Feb. 14, 1847
    Dec. 15, 1917
    Plot: Section: 27 Lot: B Single Grave: 75

  • Notes 
    • REF: Family Search
      Martha Glass
      Event(s):
      Birth: 1845
      Tamlet, Rasharkin, Antrim, Ireland

      Parents:
      Father: William GLASS
      Mother: Mrs Mary GLASS

      British Census
      1851 Sample, Tamlaght Townland, Rasharkin, Antrim County, Ireland
      Family of William and Mary Glass with Martha, age 6, and Mary age 4, and Hugh age 1

    • Marriage records
      Causeway Coast & Glens FHS
      St. James Church of Ireland, Romoan, Ballycastle
      Book 3, entry #11
      20 Nov 1868

    • Immigration records
      Martha and their two daughters, Mary and Katherine, came to New York on the Britannia on May 30, 1872. The ship departed the ports of Glasgow, Scotland and Londonderry, Ireland. They are listed on the ship's passenger list as Martha McCahon, age 23, Mary, age 2, Kath, age 0. Alexander probably came to New York the prior year.

      REF: ancestry.com
      Ship Name: Britannia
      Years in service: 1863 - 1873
      Funnels: 1
      Masts: 3
      Shipping line: Anchor
      Ship description: Built by Tod & McGregor, Glasgow, Scotland. Tonnage: 1,417. Dimensions: 255' x 33'. Single-screw, 10 1/2 knots. Inverted engines. Three masts and one funnel. Iron hull.
      History: Maiden voyage: Glasgow-Quebec-Montreal, July 8, 1863. Wrecked on the Isle of Arran, January 27, 1873, with no loss of life. Sister ship: Caledonia.


  • Sources 
    1. [S117] Randolph County, IL Births 1792-1879, 113.
      McCaughen, Hugh born Dec 4, 1879, township 5, range 5, father-Alexander McCaughen age 32 born in Ireland, farmer, mother-Martha Glass age 31 born in Ireland, 6th child, male, doctor-David S. Booth M.D.

    2. [S86] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 , Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, (Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), Certificate Number: 137106 (Reliability: 3), 22 Mar 2015.
      Name:Mrs Martha McCaughan[Mrs Martha Glass]
      Gender:Female
      Race:White
      Age:70
      Birth Date:16 Feb 1847
      Birth Place:Ireland
      Death Date:15 Dec 1917
      Death Place:Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, USA
      Father Name:Thomas Glass
      Father Birth Place:Ireland
      Mother Name:Mary Morgan
      Mother Birth Place:Ireland


    3. [S87] Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898, FamilySearch.org, reference p137 ln11; FHL microfilm 101,534 (Reliability: 3), 22 Mar 2015.
      Name: Alexander Mc Caughan
      Spouse's Name: Martha Glass
      Event Date: 20 Nov 1868
      Event Place: Ramoan, Antrim, Ireland
      Father's Name: James Mc Caughan
      Spouse's Father's Name: Thomas Glass