Born about 1822 in Killybegs Parish according to extract of New York City newspaper obituary in 1861, the year of her death during Childbirth ( to Mary A. McFadden , who lived 10 months) while living at 183 Ludlow Street, New York City.

Married to Patrick C. McFadden. Note she was born a McFadden in the Parish of Killybegs.

Also, there may possibly may be connections to a Fagan/ Fagin family as her husband purchased a plot at Calvary Woodside, Queens, New York initially for a Francis Fagan, (1836-1860) and later a Bridget Fagan(1784-1866) Margaret and her child Mary A. are all interred in that same plot.

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Jan 1822 (circa)
Date of Death 22nd Dec 1861


  • 13 July, 1867: From Missng Friends, excerts of personal adverts in the Boston Globe:
    " Of William McFadden, from Killybegs( sic) , parish of Killybegs, County Donegal, Ireland, who came to this country about eight years ago; when last heard from he was in Lafayette, Indiana. Any information of him will be thankfully received by his brother and sister, Patrick And Margaret. Direct to Patrick McFadden, Norwich, Connecticut" . End quote. If anyone recognizes Patrick, Margaret, or William, in their family tree please respond. Thanks!
    Patrick T. McFadden


    Monday 27th January 2020 06:35AM
  • My great, great grandmother was Bridget Breslin who married James Gillespie and had a son born in Ireland around 1845. They were on the US census in 1850 living near Pottsville, Pennsylvania (coal) with other Irish from southwest Donegal.



    Thursday 23rd December 2021 01:07PM

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