Searching for Erins ancestors

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#1 Mon, 03/04/2013 - 23:43
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Searching for Erins ancestors


this is a little project I hope everyone get involved in helping Erin to get more info on her family line . Lets see how far we can get and then we will move on to someone else .


GG Parents: John O'Neill (est. birth early 1800s, Ireland) & Catharine Gready, b: 1805, Ireland, d: 1882, Philadelphia, PA (residence: Camden, NJ), (her parents: Timothy Gready & Mary Dugan, both born in Ireland).
John and Catharine's (Kate) 3 Children:
1) Daniel O'Neill: b abt. 1843 in Ireland, most likely died in the USA (Camden, NJ or Phila., PA). Wheelwright and blacksmith.
2) My G Grandfather: Timothy J. O'Neill, b: Oct. 1847, Tipperary Co., Ireland, d: Feb 22, 1890, Camden, NJ, USA, a blacksmith (died of a pulmonary apoplexy).  His obituary, which I found in a Bible, said he was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians. He married Johanna Theresa Timmons Nov. 8, 1876 in Camden, NJ.
3) Sarah O'Neill: b. abt. 1853 in Ireland, died 22 Oct 1855, Philadelphia, PA (lived in Camden, NJ). Death record says she died a widow and was a housekeeper. She died of a kind of tuberculous that caused spinal arthritis of the intervertebral joints.
Not sure of immigration date, but did find my widowed gg grandmother Catharine "Nail" and  her children all living in Camden, NJ in 1870.
My gg Timothy and Johanna's Children:
All 4 of their children were born in Camden, NJ: John O'Neill, b: Jan. 7, 1880 d: Jan. 8, 1880; Mary Agnes O'Neill b: Jan 1882 d: ?, (Married: John W. Lee, Camden, NJ), Johanna Theresa O'Neill b: Jan. 8, 1885 d: Jan. 14, 1980,  and my grandfather Timothy Francis (birth-given middle name was John) O'Neill b: Sep. 8, 1889 d: Mar. 17, 1971.
My grandfather, Timothy F. O'Neill, married Jessie Eloise Krause O'Neill on Nov. 20, 1926. They had three sons: Timothy Francis O'Neill b: 1927 d: 2005, John Robert O'Neill b: 1930-2011 and my dad, Joseph Timothy (birth given middle name Moore) O'Neill b: 1931 d: 2011. They first lived in Camden, NJ and later lived in Collingswood, NJ.
We, the current generation, are now residing in parts of NJ, PA, MD and VA.
Looking for any information on 2nd great grandparents and great grandparents. I have yet to find any records on any births, deaths, baptisms or miliary records in Irish records.


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