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  • The McGillin Families of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John Joseph McGillin

John Joseph McGillin

Male 1892 - 1955  (63 years)

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  • Name John Joseph McGillin 
    Born 18 Feb 1892  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 28 Feb 1892  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Mar 1955  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Mar 1955  Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID I2545  Simon and Related Families
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2017 

    Father Thomas McGillin,   b. 27 Nov 1861, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1927, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Lizzie" Smith,   b. 15 Aug 1856, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1907, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1891  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    McGillin, Thomas | Smith, Elizabeth - Marriage
    McGillin, Thomas | Smith, Elizabeth - Marriage
    1891 marriage record for Thomas McGillin and Elizabeth Smith from the church records of St. James the Greater RC Church, Philadelphia.
    Family ID F788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary E. Maguire,   b. 15 Feb 1894, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Jun 1912  Villanova, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Robert Patrick (aka Patrick Robert) McGillin,   b. 17 Mar 1916, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1974, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Living
    Documents
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Affidavit
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Affidavit
    1912 Marriage Affidavit filed by John Joseph McGillin and his fiancee, Mary E. Maguire in the Philadelphia city marriage records.
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Consent for John McGillin
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Consent for John McGillin
    1912 statement that Thomas McGillin, the father of John Joseph McGillin, consented to the marriage (as John was younger than 21 years).
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Consent for Mary Maguire
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Consent for Mary Maguire
    1912 statement that George Maguire, the father of Mary Maguire, consented to the marriage (as Mary was younger than 21 years).
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Return
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Return
    1912 marriage return form for the marriage of John Joseph McGillin and Mary E. Maguire.
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Register
    McGillin, John Joseph | Maguire, Mary E. - Marriage Register
    1912 marriage register entry from the church records of St. Thomas of Villanova RC Church for the marriage of John J. McGillin and Mary E. Maguire.
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jun 1912 - Villanova, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Mar 1955 - Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    McGillin, John Joseph (1892-1955) Death Certificate
    McGillin, John Joseph (1892-1955) Death Certificate
    1955 Pennsylvania Death Certificate for John Joseph McGillin.

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH:
      Full date of birth given as 18 February 1892 in baptismal record for John Robert McGillian in the parish records of St. James the Greater RC Church, Philadelphia, available on findmypast.com. Parent named as Thomas McGillian and Elizabeth Smith. He apparently did not keep this middle name.
      Month and year of birth given as January 1892 in 1900 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 546, Sheet 14A, Line 34. State of birth given as Pennsylvania. Enumerated as John McGillen, with parents Thomas and Lizzie McGillen. Linked to this John McGillen by virtue of closeness of birth date and the fact that he was living on the same block of Walden Street, 4 doors down, in the 1920 U.S. Census.
      Year of birth would be 1891-1892, according to age (18 years) in 1910 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 496, Sheet 2A, Line 41. State of birth given as Pennsylvania. Enumerated as John P. McGillin, in the household of his father, Thomas McGillin.
      Full date of birth given as 22 February 1892 in 1912 Marriage Affidavit associated with Philadelphia Marriage License no. 281586 (1912). Unknown why there is a discrepancy of a few days to other records.
      Full date of birth given as 18 February 1892 in World War I Draft Registration Card, dated 5 June 1917, for John Joseph McGillin on www.ancestry.com Place of birth given as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      Year of birth would be 1893, according to age (26 years) in 1920 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 715, Sheet 4B, Line 85. State of birth given as Pennsylvania. Enumerated as John J. McGillan, with wife Mary E. McGillan and 3 children.
      Year of birth would be 1892-1893, according to age (37 years) in 1930 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 51-441, Sheet 4A, Line 50. State of birth given as Pennsylvania, with both parents born in Northern Ireland. Enumerated as John McGillan, with wife Mary McGillan and 3 children.
      Year of birth would be 1895-1896, according to age (44 years) in 1940 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 51-1146, Sheet 5B, Line 65. State of birth given as Pennsylvania. Enumerated as John McGillin, with wife Mary McGillin and 3 children. [Note - ages of John and Mary appear to be inverted by census taker.]
      Full date of birth given as 18 February 1892 in World War II Draft Registration Card, dated 27 April 1942, for John Joseph McGillin on www.ancestry.com Place of birth given as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
      Full date of birth given as 18 February 1892 in Pennsylvania Death Certificate No. 27120 (1955), for John J. McGillin on www.ancestry.com Place of birth given as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Parents named as Thomas McGillin and Elizabeth Smith.

      CHRISTENING:
      Full date of baptism given as 28 February 1892 in baptismal record for Francis McGillin in the church records of St. James the Greater RC Church, Philadelphia. Witnesses--John Devine and Rose Devine.

      MARRIAGE:
      Full date given as 19 June 1912 in Marriage Return associated with Philadelphia Marriage License no. 281586 (1912), of John J. McGillen and Mary E. Maguire, available on findmypast,com. Location of marriage given as Villanova, Pennsylvania.
      While the marriage license was obtained in Philadelphia, the marriage was celebrated at St. Thomas of Villanova RC Church in Villanova, Delaware County, according to its register of marriages available on findmypast.com. Full date given as 19 June 1912 and spouses named as John J. McGillin and Mary E. Maguire.
      Listed as married with 2 children on 1917 World War I Draft Registration Card.
      Wife named as Mary E. McGillin in 1920 and 1930 U.S. Censuses and Mary McGillan in 1940 U.S. Census. Age at first marriage in 1930 Census (19 years) indicates a marriage in 1912.
      Mrs. Mary E. McGillin listed as contact on 1942 World War II Draft Registration Card.
      Listed as married on 1955 Pennsylvania Death Certificate.

      OCCUPATION:
      Laborer, railroad (1910 U.S. Census)
      Inspector (1912 Marriage Affidavit)
      Railroad brakeman, Pennsylvania R.R. Co. (1917 World War I Draft Registration Card)
      Brakeman, Railroad (1920 U.S. Census)
      Conductor, Steam railway (1930 U.S. Census)
      Brakeman, P.R.R. [Pennsylvania Railroad] (1940 U.S. Census)
      Freight conductor, Penna. R.R. (1942 World War II Draft Registration Card)
      Conductor, Pennsylvania Railroad (1955 Pennsylvania Death Certificate).

      ADDRESS:
      3808 Walden Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1910 U.S. Census, 1912 Marriage Affidavit)
      3802 Walden Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1917 World War I Draft Registration Card, 1917 baptismal record of daughter, 1920 U.S. Census)
      6010 Kershaw Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1930 U.S. Census, 1940 U.S. Census, 1942 World War II Draft Registration Card)
      5717 Kingsessing Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1955 Pennsylvania Death Certificate)

      DEATH:
      Full date of death given as 10 March 1955 in Pennsylvania Death Certificate No. 27120 (1955), for John J. McGillin on www.ancestry.com Place of death given as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cause of death was coronary occlusion.

      BURIAL:
      Full date of burial given as 14 March 1955 in Pennsylvania Death Certificate No. 27120 (1955). Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pennsylvania.


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