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Thomas McGillin

Thomas McGillin

Male 1861 - 1927  (65 years)

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  • Name Thomas McGillin 
    Born 27 Nov 1861  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Aug 1927  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Aug 1927  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2550  Simon and Related Families
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2017 

    Father Thomas McGillin,   b. Abt 1808, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1868, Glenroan, Plumbridge, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother Mary,   b. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth "Lizzie" Smith,   b. 15 Aug 1856, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1907, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1891  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Joseph McGillin,   b. 18 Feb 1892, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1955, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Thomas McGillin,   b. 25 Mar 1894, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James McGillin,   b. 19 Sep 1895, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1924, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     4. Mary McGillin,   b. 26 May 1897, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Francis McGillin,   b. 25 Jul 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    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.
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F788  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bridget McCullough,   b. 19 Jan 1861, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1919, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1908  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    McGillin, Thomas | McCullough, Bridget - Marriage Affidavit
    McGillin, Thomas | McCullough, Bridget - Marriage Affidavit
    1908 Marriage Affidavit for Thomas McGillin and Bridget (nee McCullough) O'Neill.
    McGillin, Thomas | McCullough, Bridget - Marriage Register
    McGillin, Thomas | McCullough, Bridget - Marriage Register
    1908 Marriage Register entry for Thomas McGillin and Bridget (nee McCullough) O'Neill.
    McGillin, Thomas | McCullough, Bridget - Marriage Return
    McGillin, Thomas | McCullough, Bridget - Marriage Return
    1908 Marriage Return for Thomas McGillin and Bridget (nee McCullough) O'Neill.
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F789  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Catherine "Katie" Splaine,   b. Abt 1865, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1924, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1919  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    McGillin, Thomas | Splaine, Catherine - Marriage Affidavit
    McGillin, Thomas | Splaine, Catherine - Marriage Affidavit
    1919 Marriage Affidavit for Thomas McGillin and Katie (nee Splaine) Kelly.
    McGillin, Thomas | Splaine, Catherine - Marriage Return
    McGillin, Thomas | Splaine, Catherine - Marriage Return
    1919 Marriage Return for Thomas McGillin and Katie (nee Splaine) Kelly.
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F793  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Apr 1891 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Aug 1908 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1919 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Aug 1927 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Aug 1927 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    McGillin, Thomas - Death Certificate
    McGillin, Thomas - Death Certificate
    1927 Pennsylvania Death Certificate for Thomas McGillin.

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH:
      Year of birth would be 1859-1860, according to age (31 years) in Philadelphia Marriage License No. 42063 (1891). Location of birth given as Ireland.
      Month and year of birth given as December 1864 in 1900 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 546, Sheet 14A, Line 32. Place of birth given as Ireland. Enumerated as Thomas McGillen, with wife Lizzie, 4 children and a boarder, Fannie Smith (perhaps a sister-in-law).
      Full date of birth given as 27 November 1861 in affidavit accompanying Philadelphia Marriage License No. 288316 (1908). Location of birth given as Ireland.
      Year of birth would be 1857-1858, according to age (52 years) in 1910 U.S. Census for Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, E.D. 496, Sheet 2A, Line 39. State of birth given as Pennsylvania, but immigration year of 1881 also given. Enumerated as Thomas McGillin, with wife Bridget/Elizabeth and 5 children.
      Year of birth would be 1859, according to age (60 years) in 1920 U.S. Census for Philadelphia, E.D. 717, Sheet 7A, Line 11. Place of birth given as Ireland. Enumerated as Thos. McGillan, with wife Catherine.
      Year of birth given as 1857 in Pennsylvania Death Certificate No. 75031 (1927). Online at www.ancestry.com. Birthplace given as Ireland; parents not named.

      IMMIGRATION:
      Year of immigration given as 1885 in 1900 U.S. Census.
      Year of immigration given as 1881 in 1910 U.S. Census.
      Year of immigration given as 1880 in 1920 U.S. Census. Naturalized in 1884.

      MARRIAGES:
      Was married 3 times.
      First marriage was to Lizzie Smith, as evidenced by Philadelphia Marriage License No. 42063 (1891), on microfilm in the Philadelphia City Archives. Microfilm # 1404. Full date of marriage given as 29 April 1891 in return from Rev. P.F. Burke of St. James RC Church, West Philadelphia.
      Wife also named as Lizzie McGillen in 1900 U.S. Census.
      Second marriage was to Bridget O'Neill (née McCullough), as evidenced by Philadelphia Marriage License No. 288316 (1908), on microfilm in the Philadelphia City Archives. Microfilm # 1078. Full date of marriage given as 25 August 1908 in return from Rev. W.J. McCullen of St. James RC Church in West Philadelphia. This record notes that his previous wife had died on 17 October 1907.
      Wife named as "Bridget/Elizabeth" in 1910 U.S. Census. Record states that they had been married 2 years.
      Third marriage was to Catherine Kelly, as evidenced by Philadelphia Marriage License No. 407635 (1919) between Thomas McGillin and Katie Kelly, indexed in "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951" on www.familysearch.org. Wife enumerated as Catherine McGillan in 1920 U.S. Census, and named as Catherine on his 1927 Pennsylvania Death Certificate.

      OCCUPATION:
      Penna. R.R. Co. porter (1891 Marriage License)
      Laborer (1900 U.S. Census)
      Car inspector (1908 Marriage License)
      Inspector, Car, P.R.R. (1910 U.S. Census)
      Inspector, railroad (1920 U.S. Census)
      Retired railroad employee (1927 Pennsylvania Death Certificate)

      ADDRESSES:
      1725 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1891 Marriage License)
      3808 Walden Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1900 U.S. Census, 1907 Death Certificate of first wife, 1908 Marriage License for second wife, 1910 U.S. Census)
      63 Wyota Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1920 U.S. Census)
      6010 Kershaw Street, Philadelphia (1924 obituaries of wife and son; 1927 death certificate and obituary)

      DEATH:
      Full date of death given as 23 August 1927 in obituary published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 August 1927, page 24. Funeral started from his residence at 6010 Kershaw Street, which links him to the obituaries of his third wife and his son James from his first marriage.
      Full date of death of 23 August 1927 also given in Pennsylvania Death Certificate No. 75031 (1927). Online at www.ancestry.com. Died at Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia, of hypertension and myocarditis and a cerebral hemorrhage.

      BURIAL:
      Full date calculated to be 26 August 1927 from description (Friday) in obituary published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 October 1927, page 24. Buried in Cathedral Cemetery.
      Full date of 26 August 1927 also given in Pennsylvania Death Certificate No. 75031 (1927). Online at www.ancestry.com. Location of burial given as Cathedral Cemetery.

      OBITUARY: The following obituary was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 August 1927, page 24.
      "McGILLIN.--On Aug. 23, THOMAS, beloved husband of the late Catherine McGillin. Relatives and friends are invited to funeral, Fri., 8:30 A.M., late residence 6010 Kershaw st. Solemn Requiem Mass, St. Rose of Lima's Church, 10 A.M. Int. Cathedral Cem."


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