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Offline rayelder

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Maggie McCahon of Kilrea
« on: Sunday 23 December 18 04:01 GMT (UK) »
I'm researching a Maggie McCahon of Kilrea. She never married and died in the 1960's. She attended Oxford. I'm trying to understand her relationship to a McGilligan family from Swateragh.

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Re: Maggie McCahon of Kilrea
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 23 December 18 04:06 GMT (UK) »
Do you have an idea of her birthdate or even year?

Assuming her name was short for Margaret? Did she have any other first names?

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Re: Maggie McCahon of Kilrea
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 23 December 18 04:09 GMT (UK) »
Yes, her name was probably Margaret. I don't have a year for birth. I'm checking with family on exactly where she lived.

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Re: Maggie McCahon of Kilrea
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 25 December 18 09:15 GMT (UK) »
Could this be Maggie's family?

James McCahon, teacher, married 1898 Margaret Simpson, also a teacher-
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/marriage_returns/marriages_1898/10413/5791634.pdf

www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Londonderry/Grove/Lismoyle/1521718
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Londonderry/The_Grove/Lismoyle/595358

Children: Olive Margaret (10 Feb.1899), James (9 Aug.1900), Albert Edward (4 June 1902), Elizabeth (3 Oct.1904), Sarah Adeline (2 June 1906), Irene Martha (2 Dec.1911), Helen Mary (10 Feb.1914)

McCahon James of 362 Lisburn Road Belfast retired school teacher died 3 May 1956 Administration Belfast 11 June to Olive Margaret McCahon spinster. Effects 735 8s. 2d.

Mid-Ulster Mail (Cookstown), 9 Dec.1916: OLIVE M'CAHON.--Honors in English, French, German, Drawing. Passed in Arithmetic. Algebra. Geometry .

Belfast Telegraph, 24 Sept.1932: Miss Olive M. M'Cahon, 362 Lisburn Road, Belfast (Rosetta Public Elementary School)
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Re: Maggie McCahon of Kilrea
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 25 December 18 11:15 GMT (UK) »
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Re: Maggie McCahon of Kilrea
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 27 December 18 22:13 GMT (UK) »
Roger McGilligan (About 1835-1916) and Jane McCahon (About 1842-1919) from Tirhugh, Swatragh, County Londonderry are my Great-great-grandparents. We're unclear if Jane's maiden name was McCahon or McCaughey.

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Re: Maggie McCahon of Kilrea
« Reply #6 on: Friday 28 December 18 09:33 GMT (UK) »
McCahon and McCaughey can be used interchangeably but the connection to Maggie McCahon may not be through your Jane.
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