Name: Margaret Toner
Birth: Abt 1837 in Meaghy?, Tyrone, Ireland
Death: 08 Jul 1896 in Duluth, Minnesota
Burial: 12 Jul 1896 Duluth, Minnesota
Immigration: 1857 Simcoe Co., Ont.; 1881 Aitkin, MN
Change Date: 24 Sep 2008
1856 marriage record from the parish of Ardstraw, County Tyrone, says current residence was "Meighey" (Meaghy).
The passenger list for the Argentinus, of the J. & J. Cooke Line, sailing in 1857 (no specific date given) from Londonderry to Quebec has an entry for Mahon, Margaret, age 22, of the District of Omagh, Tyrone, along with Samuel, age 6m. (Source: Irish Passenger Lists, 1847-1871 : Lists of Passengers Sailing from Londonderry to America on Ships of the J. & J. Cooke Line and the McCorkell Line, by Brian Mitchel, 1988, Pages 135-136.)
1871 Ontario census lists Margaret as age 34. See William W. Maghan for full census info.
1896 death record in St. Louis county, MN, says age 59, parents Thomas and Margaret Toner.
Ontario census implies born in 1837. Death record also implies born in 1837. Grave marker birth year is 1839. But since the marker was made after 1944, many years after her death, I'm assuming a mistake was made at that time and therefore, I'm going with the 1837 birth year.
Crow Wing County death record for son Robert says mother's maiden name was Maguire. But Margaret's own death record, and that of son Thomas, indicate maiden name was Toner, which was confirmed by the marriage record discovered Sep 2000.
Buried in Oneota Cemetery in the family plot of son, George Maghan. Marker says "MARGARET / 1839 - 1896 / MOTHER".
Father: Thomas Toner b: in Ireland
Mother: Margaret WifeOfThomas Toner ? b: in Ireland
William W. Maghan b: Abt 1825 in Coolaghy?, Tyrone, Ireland
25 Jan 1856
in Ardstraw, Tyrone, Ire.
- Note: Married in the Church at Crew Bridge, in the civil parish of Ardstraw, County Tyrone.
- Samuel Maghan | Mahan b: 22 Dec 1856 in Co. Tyrone, Ireland
- James Maghan b: 05 Feb 1859 in Simcoe Co., Ontario, Can.
- Robert John Maghan b: 15 May 1861 in Simcoe Co., Ontario, Can.
- George Alexander Maghan b: 10 Jun 1863 in Simcoe Co., Ontario, Can.
- William Thomas "Tom" Maghan b: Oct 1865 in Simcoe Co., Ontario, Can.
- Frederick A. Maghan b: Oct 1869 in Simcoe Co., Ontario, Can.
- Alfred C. Maghan b: 1873 in Simcoe Co., Ontario, Can.