Ancestry and Family of Arthur Sherry

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  • ID: I22
  • Name: Frances MCVEY
  • Given Name: Frances
  • Surname: McVey
  • Nickname: Fanny
  • Sex: F
  • _AMTID: 290109405669:1030:113019317
  • Change Date: 15 JUL 2017
  • Note:
    Fanny had red hair. She suffered with stomach trouble and lived on bread and tea for years.

    McVEY, McVEIGH and McVEAGH are variations of the Irish surname Mac an Bheatha. Bheatha is the possessive form of the Irish word for "life". MacBeth is the Scottish version though there is no indication of any direct link between the 2 Celtic family groups.
  • Birth: 1833 in County Antrim, Ireland
  • Baptism: 29 SEP 1833 Culfeightrin, Antrim, Ireland
  • Census: 1861 Calton Parish, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Note: She was working as a cotton power loom weaver.
  • Census: JUN 1870 Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Census: JUN 1880 Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Census: JUN 1900 Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Death: of of malignant disease of liver due to jaundice (probably cancer) 9 JUL 1902 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
  • Event: the Pittsburgh Press Obituary 10 JUL 1902
  • Note: Her obituary was requested to be published in Philadelphia papers, suggesting she had family or friends there.
  • Burial: 12 JUL 1902 Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
  • ADDR: Calvary Cemetery



    Father: Patrick MCVEY b: ABT 1811 in County Antrim, Ireland
    Mother: Ann JOLLY b: ABT 1814 in County Antrim, Ireland

    Marriage 1 Michael J. KELLY b: ABT 1827 in Ireland
    • Married: 7 AUG 1863 in Bridgeton, Glasgow, Scotland
    • Note: Their witnesses were John Blaney and Catherine McVey. Michael was listed as a railroad laborer and was living at 74 Stevenson Street in Glasgow. Fanny was a factory worker and living with her family at 54 Bell Street in Glasgow.
    Children
    1. Has Children John Michael KELLY b: 9 SEP 1865 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
    2. Has No Children Mary Frances KELLY b: 5 APR 1868 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
    3. Has No Children Catherine T. KELLY b: 4 FEB 1871 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
    4. Has Children Henry Stephen KELLY b: 8 AUG 1872 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
    5. Has Children Daniel A. KELLY b: 4 DEC 1873 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
    6. Has No Children Charles Alfred KELLY b: 12 DEC 1875 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., PA
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