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James FEGAN d. ca. 17911 Fannett Twp.,1 Franklin Co., PA; m.
Honora1 TIMMONS living 1820; 
Biographical information on James FEGAN.

James FEGAN and Honora TIMMONS had children:
1. John2 FAGAN b. ca. 17714 York3 Co., PA4; m. Mary LOGAN 21 Apr. 1802;13
   living 18504
2. Peter2 FEGAN b. 17735 Franklin Co., PA; m. Bridget6 LOGAN;5 d. 
   18 Apr. 18465 Cambria Co., PA8
3. James2 FEGAN b. abt. 15 Feb. 177510 Franklin Co., PA; m. Elizabeth
   GLASS 3 Nov. 1807;7 d. 22 Dec. 1853, bur. Our Lady of Refuge
   "St. Mary's" Catholic Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., PA10
4. Catherine2 FEGAN b. ca. 178012 Franklin Co., PA; m. Cornelius
   HARKINS2; living 1840 Franklin Co., PA11
5. Thomas2 FEGAN b. Franklin Co., PA; m. Susanna14; living 182514
6. Barnabas2 FEGAN b. 31 Aug. 17829 Franklin Co., PA; m. Hannah DEVER
   1809;9 d. 15 Aug. 1842;9 bur. Union Church Cem., Franklin Co., PA
7. Elizabeth2 FEGAN Franklin Co., PA; living 1815;2
8. Mary2 FEGAN b. Franklin Co., PA; m. Victor GRAHAM;2 living 18152
9. Eleanor2 FEGAN b. Franklin Co., PA; m. Robert RHEA;2/REA15 d. 1849
   Franklin Co., PA15
10. Nancy2 FEGAN b. Franklin Co., PA; m. Patrick McGEE, Jr.; living 18152

1. James Fegan estate file #203, Franklin Co., PA, FHL microfilm 1,465,869. Inventory taken 29 Nov. 1791. 2. Petition of James Feagan heirs, Franklin Co., PA Orphans Docket B:151-152. 3. History of Erie County, Pennsylvania, (Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co.), 1884), II:122 [image 1132 of 1249]. 4. John Fagan, Jr. household, 1850 Mill Creek Twp., Erie Co., PA census. 5. Edmund Adams and Barbara Brady O'Keefe, Catholic Trails West, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1989), 2:673. 6. Franklin Co., PA deeds 14:593-594. 7. Rev. Albert H. Ledoux, Catholic Vital Records of Central Pennsylvania, (Altoona, PA: Ledoux, 1993), 1:146. 8. Peter Fegan will, Cambria Co., PA wills 1:210-211. 9. Major J. C. Fegan, One of the Branches of the Fagan or Fegan Family Tree, (Washington, D.C.: Fegan, 1929), FHL microfilm 1,017,041, item 6. 10. James Fegan headstone, Our Lady of Refuge Cem., Doylesburg, Franklin Co., PA. Birth calculated from age at death of 78y 10m, 7d. 11. 1840 Franklin Co., PA census, Catharine Harkins household, p. 261. Catharine Harkins age 50-60 12. 1830 Franklin Co., PA census, Catherin Harkins household, p. 223. Estimate from age 50-60 in both 1830 and 1840 Franklin Co., PA census. 13. Thomas J. McGough, The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus "Conewago Chapel" Edge Grove, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Marriage Records 1796-1883, (McSherrystown, Penn.: John Timon Reily Historical Society, 1980), M-17. 14. Franklin Co., PA deeds 14:595. 15. Franklin Co., PA deeds 29:392-393. 1 April 1853 Robert S. Rea and wife Ann Margeret sold to James E. Fegan, a tract of 103 acres in Fannet Township that had been conveyed to Eleanor Rea, Widow, by John A. Rea and Robert S. Rea, Administrators of the Estate of Robert Rea, deceased, by reference of Deed bearing date 7 April 1849. The said Eleanor Rea, Widow, is since dead and in her lifetime made verbl contract with Robert S. Rea & Joseph Rea for the sale of said tract of land and said Joseph Rea transferred to said Robert S. Rea. This deed shows Eleanor was living 1 April 1849. She was presumably deceased by 1 June 1849 as she was not found in the either the 1850 census nor mortality schedule.


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