McGuires and Allied Familes of Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania


This web page is devoted to the McGuire's and allied families of Westmoreland Co., PA. This will eventually include McGuire's in adjoining counties. This collaborative project is an attempt by several McGuire researchers to assemble their McGuire's into families. The information placed here came from our individual research. If you can make a connection, or have additional information to share, please contact the web master, Terry R. McGuire.

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There were many McGuire's in Westmoreland Co. There were at least three men listed in the 1790 census; John (Derry); Barnabus (Derry) and Archibald (Ligonier). By the 1800 census, there were 7 men listed as head of McGuire households and over 40 more household members. Almost all McGuires in the Westmoreland census records through 1840 were listed as US born. McGuire's born in Ireland began to show up in the railroad camps in the 1850 census.

Associated families to the James A. McGuire family include Goodman, Miller, Cummins, Cannon and Culbertson. Families associated with the John McGuire family include Cannon, Ferguson, McComb, and Johnston. Familes associated with the Barnabus McGuire family include Oster (Easter), Nolder, Pendergrass, Miller and Runyon.

Westmoreland Co Census 1790-1850;

James A. McGuire (1822-1846) and Allied Families

John McGuire (abt. 1766-1814) and Allied Families

Barnabus McGuire (died abt 1825) and Allied Families

Miscellaneous McGuires of Westmoreland County

Allied Families

McGuires in Counties Touching Westmoreland
   Allegheny *
   Armstrong *
   Fayette *
   Indiana *
   * all or part of the county was originally in Westmoreland Co.


I'm adding information as fast as I can. Check back every week or so. Last updated July 7, 1999.

Terry R. McGuire



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