Francis Caughey

Brief Life History of Francis

When Francis Caughey was born in 1728, in County Donegal, Ireland, his father, John W Caughey, was 25 and his mother, Ann Elizabeth Key, was 25. He married Jean Scott about 1749, in Ireland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1811, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83.

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Francis Caughey
Jean Scott
Marriage: about 1749
John Caughey Sr.
Ella ( Elley) Caughey
Jane Caughey
Elizabeth Caughey
Andrew Caughey

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  • Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, 1779-1863
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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Historical Boundaries: 1728: Chester, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1729: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

Name Meaning

Irish (Down): shortened Anglicized form of Mac Eachaidh, see McCaughey .

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

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