The McElravy Family - Kay's Family History and Genealogy

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The McElravy Family of Ireland, Centre and Venango County, Pennsylvania

Cornelius McElravy (1805-1869) was born July 1805 in Centre Co., PA, and died March 16, 1869 in Maple Shade, Venango Co. PA. Cornelius was married Bef. 1832 to Isobel Henderson. He was married a second time to Ruth D. Sayers (maiden name unknown, she was previously married). They are buried at Mt. Zion Cemetary, Maple Shade, Venango Co., PA

According to family tradition Cornelius father came from County Cork in Ireland and immigrated through the port of Philadelphia, PA, he was a stone mason and settled in Centre Co., PA. We do not know his name but his mother was "Briget Tolin or O'Tolin or O'Toolan."

Children of Cornelius and Isobel Henderson are:
Margaret, Mary Jane, Charles Wesley, Miriam

Margaret Ann McElravy (1832-1911) born June 21, 1828 in Pennsylvania, died January 01, 1911, Johnston, Trumbull County, Ohio, daughter of of Cornelius and Isobel Henderson, married November 7, 1850, in Venango County, Pennsylvania, Daniel Mills Hitchcock (1828-1878), son of Tidal and Mary (Polly Cowdery) Hitchcock. They resided in Johnston, Trumbull County, Ohio. Please see The Hitchcock Family page for Daniel and Margaret's family and descendants.


Census Records:

1850 Federal Census, Cranberry Twp., Venango Co., PA
Page 27 (Back), Enumerated October 24, 1850 by R.S. McCormick, Dwelling 62, Family 62, Head of Household Cornelius McElravy

Line 11, Cornelius McElravy, 45, M, Far, Value of real estate 1500, Born Pa
Line 12, Margaret Ann, 18, F, Born Pa, Attended school
Line 13, Mary Jane, 17, F, Born Pa, Attended school
Line 14, Chas Wesley, 11, M, Born Pa, Attended school
Line 15, Miram, 8, F, Born Pa, Attended school
Line 16, Elizabeth, 70, F, Born Ireland

1850 Federal Census, Cranberry Twp., Venango Co., PA
Page 30, Enumerated October 25, 1850 by R.S. McCormick, Dwelling 94, Family 95, Head of Household Cornelius McElroy

Line 14, Cornelius McElroy, 41, M, Far, Value of real estate 1500, Born Pa
Line 15, Margaret McElroy, 18, F, Born Pa
Line 16, Mary J. McElroy, 15 , F, Born Pa
Line 17, Myron McElroy, 7, M, Born Pa
Line 18, Chas W. McElroy, 9, M, Born Pa
Line 19, Bridget McElroy, 73, F, Born Ireland

1860 Federal Census, Monroe Twp., Clarion Co., PA
Page 21 (363), Enumerated July 27, 1860 by William Alexander, Dwelling 141, Family 137, Head of household Cornelius McElravey

Line 37, Cornelius McElravey, 53, M, Farmer, Value of real estate 2500, Value of personal estate 1000, Born Pennsylvania
Line 38, Ruth D. McElravey, 54, F, Born Pennsylvania
Line 39, Westly McElravey, 20, M, Born Pennsylvania, Attended school
Line 40, Miriam McElravey, 17, F, Born Pennsylvania, Attended school
Page 22 (364), Enumerated July 27, 1860 by William Alexander, Dwelling 141, Family 137, Head of household Cornelius McElravey
Line 1, Ann E. James, 16, F, Born Pennsylvania, Attended school


Sources:

  1. McElravy, Jeffrey Lynn, Sr.
  2. 1850 Federal Census, Cranberry Twp., Venango Co., PA
  3. 1860 Federal Census, Monroe Twp., Clarion Co., PA
  4. McElravy, Dave
  5. MCELREAVY-L@rootsweb.com

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