James Egan was born on 17 February 1822, in County Cork, Ireland. He married Ellen Halloran on 4 July 1862, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 10 May 1889, in Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Seamus, Kieran, Parnell, Siobhan, Aileen, Aine, Aisling, Dermot, Donal, Fergus, Finola.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodhagáin ‘descendant of Aodhagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of Aodh ‘fire’.
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James Egan was born in Tullamore, County Queens in Ireland in 1822. It is noted that present-day Tullamore is in Offaly county. Current Laois county used to be called Queens(1). He came to America …
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