Author Topic: Matilda and Martha McLean of Capparanny, Turlough, Co. Mayo emigrated to USA  (Read 2328 times)

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I am trying to trace descendants of two members of the McLean family who emigrated to the US in the early 1900s.

Matilda McLean  - single - aged 17  of Castlebar  sailed on the ss. Magestic  from Queenstown (Cobh Co. Cork) and arrived in New York on 3rd April 1902
Matilda  returned to Ireland at some stage because there is a second record of her travelling to the US - this time as a "non immigrant alien"   when she sailed on the ss Etruria from Queenstown arriving on 16 th Sept 1908.. Her address was given as 343 w 45 street, New York and her occupation was Stenographer.

Martha E. McLean aged 17  sailed on the ss Germanic which sailed from Queenstown (Cobh Co. Cork) and arrived in New York on 25th May 1900. She was going to her cousin Mearson(?) 36 (or 56) Walnut Street, Oneonta, New York

There is a second record of Martha arriving at New York on 25th August 1909 aboard the ss Caronia which sailed from Queenstown. The ship's manifest shows that she had already been in US from 1900 to 1909 and that she was visiting her sister Matilda Hol(y)inger of 742, St Nicholas Avenue, New York.

Any help or information woudl be very welcome
Cleaver, Richards, Middleditch, Trannack

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Re: Matilda and Martha McLean of Capparanny, Turlough, Co. Mayo emigrated to USA
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 08 March 07 18:26 GMT (UK) »
 Hi jnws.
 Joseph McLean 65 Farmer B 1836
 Susan     "        45  Wife    B 1856
Matilda     "       16  Dau:   B 1885
Joseph     "       14   son   B  1887
John        "        12   son   B  1889
David      "         10  son   B   1891
Robert     "         7   son   B   1894
Arthur     "          2   son  B    1899.

Co, Mayo Parish Turlough.
Martha by this time would be in the U.S.A.
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Re: Matilda and Martha McLean of Capparanny, Turlough, Co. Mayo emigrated to USA
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 08 March 07 19:45 GMT (UK) »
Lep

Many thanks for your speedy reply.
I've got a summary of the 1901 Census which shows that detail  but again thanks for the offer of the info

John
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Re: Matilda and Martha McLean of Capparanny, Turlough, Co. Mayo emigrated to USA
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 08 March 07 21:12 GMT (UK) »
 Your welcome John, have you tried the church in the parish the children were born to see if they have any records.
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Re: Matilda and Martha McLean of Capparanny, Turlough, Co. Mayo emigrated to USA
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 08 March 07 22:30 GMT (UK) »
I know where the parents were married - Turlough Presbyterian Church in Co. Mayo abt 1880-1882 and the area where I think the home farm was - Capparanny in Co. Mayo.
At some stage, I'll get there and see what I can find. It's the US side that interests me - where did the sisters finish up ?

Rgds
John
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Re: Matilda and Martha McLean of Capparanny, Turlough, Co. Mayo emigrated to USA
« Reply #5 on: Friday 09 March 07 02:56 GMT (UK) »
Hi John:
Looks like Martha took over Matilda's place on 45th street.
In 1910 census it shows:
343 West 45th street, Manhattan
Martha E. McLean   Lodger, single,  27,  Born ireland, To US in 1900   stenographer in Broker's office

Very similar to Matilda but I double checked it.

Pat
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Re: Matilda and Martha McLean of Capparanny, Turlough, Co. Mayo emigrated to USA
« Reply #6 on: Friday 09 March 07 06:37 GMT (UK) »
Pat
Many thanks - this is excellent. It looks like Martha maybe took not only the place but maybe the job ?
Rgds
John
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Re: Matilda and Martha McLean of Capparanny, Turlough, Co. Mayo emigrated to USA
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 08 October 17 01:11 BST (UK) »
Hello,
I am looking for information on their father Joseph McLean's mother and father.
I am a descendant of Martha and Matilda's brother William.  I am traveling to Ireland in January, 2018 and am hoping to locate any family that might still be there, even though I realize that most had immigrated to the US.
Any information is appreciated.
Thank you
Sheila

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