Francis Caughey

1728–1811 (Age 83)
County Donegal, Ireland

The Life Summary of Francis

When Francis Caughey was born in 1728, in County Donegal, Ireland, his father, John W Caughey, was 25 and his mother, Ann 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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World Events (4)

Age 48
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 48
The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 66
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Irish (pronounced ‘ko-hi’):1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eochadha or Mac Eachaidh ‘son of Eachaidh’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’ (a derivative of each ‘horse’). 2. reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolchathaigh ( see Mulcahy ).

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

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

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