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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Family Time Line

Francis Caughey
1728–1811
Jean Scott
1729–1803
Marriage: about 1749
John Caughey Sr.
1752–1833
Ella ( Elley) Caughey
1758–
Jane Caughey
1760–
Elizabeth Caughey
1762–
Andrew Caughey
1756–1828

Spouse and Children

Children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(4)

World Events (4)

1776
Age 48
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776
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.

Possible Related Names

Geoghegan
Mulcahy
McGaffey
Hackett

Sources (2)

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

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