John Quigley

about 1807–
Ireland

The Life of John

When John Quigley was born about 1807, in Ireland, his father, John Quigley, was 27 and his mother, Ellen Sellers, was 17. He married Rebecca Cottrell on 5 April 1847, in County Cork, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

John Quigley
1807–
Rebecca Cottrell
1827–
Marriage: 5 April 1847
Hugh Quigley
1867–
Joseph Quigley
1870–1943
Mary Quigley
1871–1874
Rebecca Quigley
1873–1873
Ellen Quigley
1875–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 April 1847
County Cork, Ireland
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1839

Age 32

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.
1845

Age 38

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.
1919

Age 112

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coigligh ‘descendant of Coigleach’, a byname apparently representing a simplified form of coigealach ‘like a distaff’, ‘untidy person’. This was originally a Mayo name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Quigley in entry for Ellen Quigley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Quigley in entry for Ellen Quigley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Quigley in entry for Mary Quigley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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