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Janet Loretta "Lottie" McGillin

Janet Loretta "Lottie" McGillin

Female 1871 - 1891  (20 years)

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  • Name Janet Loretta McGillin 
    Nickname Lottie 
    Born 8 Dec 1871  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 24 Dec 1871  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Dec 1891  Lancaster City, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 12 Dec 1891  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1974  Simon and Related Families | Descendants of Simon Carr (1812-1888)
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2017 

    Father William John "Pa" McGillin,   b. Jun 1827, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Catherine "Ma" McCoy,   b. 11 Nov 1847, County Donegal, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1937, Springfield, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1865  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    McGillin, William | McCoy, Catherine - Marriage
    McGillin, William | McCoy, Catherine - Marriage
    The top image shows the crossed out entry in the Register of Marriages for Assumption BVM Church, Philadelphia, for the marriage of William McGillin and Catherine McCoy on 5 April 1865, the date that is also given in Philadelphia City Records. The bottom image shows the marriage being shoehorned in between two entries in April 1864, so as to make it seem that the marriage was celebrated on 5 April 1864. However, the record is clearly contemporary to 1865, as there is no sequence number to the 1864 record, but there is for the 1865 record.
    Family ID F625  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Dec 1891 - Lancaster City, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    McGillin, Janet Loretta (1871-1891) - Baptism
    McGillin, Janet Loretta (1871-1891) - Baptism
    1871 baptism record of Loretta McGillian, from the Register of Baptisms of St. John the Evangelist RC Church, Philadelphia.
    McGillin, Janet Loretta (1871-1891) - Death Record
    McGillin, Janet Loretta (1871-1891) - Death Record
    1891 Philadelphia death records for Loretta McGillin (spelled McGillen). She died in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH:
      Full date given as 8 December 1871 in 24 December baptismal record for "Janettam Lorettam," the daughter of WIlliam McGillian and Catherine McCoy, in the Baptismal Register of St. John the Evangelist RC Church, Philadelphia, available on findmypast.com.
      Consistent with age (8 years) in 1880 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, page 397A, line 21. Enumerated as Lottie McGillen, with parents William and Kate McGillen and siblings and other lodgers and workers.
      Conmsistent with age (20 years) in 1891 Death Certificate for Loretta McGillen, online at www.familysearch.org. Assigned to this person on the basis of the location given for "buried from" (2021 South Broad Street, Philadelphia), which was the address for her sister, Mary Ann McGillen Dougherty.

      CHRISTENING:
      Full date given as 24 December 1871 in the Baptismal Register of St. John the Evangelist RC Church, Philadelphia, available on findmypast.com. Witnesses--Edward McCullough and Ellen McLaughlin.

      DEATH:
      Month and year would be December 1891, given her burial date. The death certificate is covered by a "Transit Permit," stating that Loretta McGillin died at 125 North Queen Street, Lancaster City, Pennsylvania, of phthisis pulmonalis, which it characterized as being non-contagious. This address was the address of her brother-in-law, Cornelius C. Dougherty, who ran Dougherty's Café at this location, according to Lancaster City Directories.

      BURIAL:
      Full date of 12 December 1891 given in death certificate. Buried at Cathedral Cemetery, Philadelphia. Loretta is the last of William McGillin's children to be buried in [Old] Cathedral Cemetery. After her, family members were buried in Holy Cross Cemetery. Perhaps the gravesite was full.
      Full date of burial of 12 December 1891 also given in the cemetery records of Old Cathedral Cemetery, viewed by Robert M. Simon on 13 August 2012. Buried in the William McGillen plot, Section N, Range 7, Lot 11.


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