Christopher Michael Clougherty

1877–1951 (Age 74)
Attyguddane, County Galway, IRELAND

The Life of Christopher Michael

When Christopher Michael Clougherty was born on 3 January 1877, his father, Patrick M Clougherty, was 24 and his mother, Mary Agnes Conway, was 19. He married Margaret Teresa O'Rourke on 21 June 1905, in Braddock, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 7 January 1951, in Swissvale, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74.

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Christopher Michael Clougherty
Margaret Teresa O'Rourke
Marriage: 21 June 1905
Paul C Clougherty
John T O'Rourke Clougherty
Rose M Clougherty
Agnes Clougherty
Regis Joseph Clougherty
Mark Ambrose Clougherty
Leo Bernard Clougherty
Grace Clougherty
Mary Jane Clougherty

Spouse & Children

21 June 1905
Braddock, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


  • Paul C Clougherty


  • Male1912–1990Male

  • Rose M Clougherty


  • Agnes Clougherty


  • Regis Joseph Clougherty


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Patrick M Clougherty


  • Female1857–1944Female



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Cloherty .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Chris M Clougherty, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Christopher M Clougherty, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Christopher M Clougherty in entry for Regis J Clougherty and Mary O Wright, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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