Catherine Gallagher

Female24 July 1846–31 October 1913

Brief Life History of Catherine

When Catherine Gallagher was born on 24 July 1846, in Ireland, her father, Dennis Gallagher, was 55 and her mother, Katherine Ferguson, was 45. She married Charles John Mulholland on 22 June 1863, in Clachan of Campsie, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 31 October 1913, in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Saint Mary's Cemetery, Mount Carmel Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles John Mulholland
1824–1877
Catherine Gallagher
1846–1913
Marriage: 22 June 1863
John Charles Mulholland
1865–1925
Katherine Mulholland
1868–1934
Hannah Mulholland
1871–1914
Sarah Elizabeth Mulholland
1875–1935

Sources (18)

  • Katherine Mulholland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Catherine Gallagher, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Catherine Mulholland, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1863Clachan of Campsie, Stirlingshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 14

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    1863

    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1865

    Age 19

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Siobhan, Declan, Brigid, Eamon, Padraic, Clancy, Conal, Dermot, Donal, Donovan, Dymphna.

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gallchobhair ‘descendant of Gallchobhar’, a personal name based on gall ‘foreign’ + cabhair ‘support’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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