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John McCrohan (Mack) & brother Den(n)is & wife Mary.

John McCrohan (Mack) & brother Den(n)is & wife Mary.

Posted: 16 Feb 2003 6:10AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McCrohan/Mack
I have been searching and still cannot find any new information on my gggrandfather John McCrohan. Here is what I have so far:
John Mack (buried as McCrohen, in the ground he donated to the Catholic Church) born about 1820 in Co. Kerry, Ireland. (possibly Killarney?) Came to the USA in the early 1850's. I have been told that he made the trip with his brother Denis McCrohan (b. 1825-1827) Co. Kerry, Ireland, and his wife Mary(ULN, b 1825) also Co. Kerry, Ireland. John was a first mate on a clipper ship and he somehow got his pregnant wife (we are not sure they were married, yet) on the ship without paying. The plan was to smuggle her off and jump ship when they got to the USA. However, she delivered her baby while enroute. Supposedly that was my ggrandfather Jeremiah B. (Broderick we think) Mack (marriage cert. says McCrahan). In the Census documents from 1870, Dearborn County, Sparta Township, Indiana, it shows that John Mack and his wife Mary (Unknown) Mack were both from County Kerry Ireland. He was a farmer and a "Dealer in Stock".
At that time John was listed as 50 years old. Mary was 45, and Dennis I couldn't find, but did find him listed in the 1880 Census, living with John & Mary and he was 55.
In 1870 John & Mary had 7 children listed as follows:
Jerry (Grandpa Jeremiah to me) 17, at school ( I know he went to college) born in New York.
Mike, 16 also born in New York. (may have died at 18?)
Thomas J., 12, born in Ohio.
Dennis (Babe), 10, born in Ohio.
Mary (E), 9, born in Indiana. (never married)
(Eugene) Patrick (always called Pat), 4, born in Indiana.
Julia (A), 9 months, born in Indiana. (later married Bossong)

Tombstone says John & Mary died in 1910, Dennis 1911. All in Ripley County, Indiana (USA).
Any information would be appreciated:-)

Re: John McCrohan (Mack) & brother Den(n)is & wife Mary.

D.Q.Q. (View posts)
Posted: 25 Oct 2003 3:33AM GMT
Classification: Query
King lists no McCrohans outside Dunquin as of 1901. So it's most likely that your McCrohans were from Dunquin. If you'll do a google search for "Ballyferriter genealogy" you'll find the 1834 census and Griffiths info for Dunquin.

Re: John McCrohan (Mack) & brother Den(n)is & wife Mary.

Posted: 25 Oct 2012 11:41AM GMT
Classification: Query
My 2nd great grandmother is Julia McCrohan. She was born in Ireland (County Cork?) abt 1816, married Jeremiah Griffin and came to Canada (settling in Whitby, Ontario) some time before 1848. Her first daughter Mary was born in County Kerry in 1840. Second daughter Annie was born in Whitby, Ontario in 1848.

I have been trying to connect Julia to other McCrohan individuals who also lived in the Whitby, Ontario area. Dennis McCrohan is one them. I have found him and wife Mary on the 1861, 1871 and 1891 Canada census. So far, I've found 10 of their children:
Annie b 1851
Jeremiah b 1853
Michael b 1855
Eugene Owen b 1857
Rose b 1860
Helen b 1862
Ellen b 1863
Jennett b abt 1866
Patrick b abt 1868
Bridget b 1870

Dennis, Mary and four of their children (Rose, Ellen, Jennett and Patrick) appear on the 1900 US census living on Willis St in Boston, MA.

I wonder if we're searching for the same McCrohan family members.
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