Magner Information Edited by JimMagner@aol.com
Magner & Sheehan Research at NYC Municipal Archives
06/30/2000 5:05:16 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Manhattan, to the NYC Municipal Archives
John J Magner age 28 Nov 12, 1914
**John Magner age 60 Oct. 12, 1914
The actual death certificate recites that he was married, born in Ireland, living in America for 34 years, and was the son of John Magner and Mary Barrett. His last address was 223 E. 66 (?) St.
1916 Brooklyn Becky Magner age 67, Dec. 16, 1916
1916 Manhattan: Margaret Magner December 26, 1916 age 65
The actual death certificate recites that she was single, born in Ireland, living in America for 30 years, and was the daughter of John Magner and Mary Barrett. Her last current address was 223 E. 66 St.
1926 Manhattan John Sheehan age 58 February 17, 1926 John was married to Nora Magner
**John Sheehan 60 yrs Feb 14, 1926
The actual death certificate on roll # 1053 for Manhattan Deaths for 1926 (4151 > 6275) recites that he was a railroad guard, 60, from Ireland, born in Ireland, living in America for 25 years, and was the son of Patrice Magner and Kate Barry. (editors note* This I believe to be a mistake, Patrice Magner and Kate Barry were most likely the parents of Nora Magner)
Death Index, All Boroughs, Reel # 16, for 1928
1928 Manhattan **Mary Magner 70 yrs Feb 4, 192
The actual death certificate on roll # 1083 for Manhattan Deaths for 1928 (2102-4175) recites that she was single, 70, born in Ireland, living in America for 40 years, and was the daughter of John Magner and Mary Barrett. Her address was 223 East 66 St.
Manhattan 1932 Nora Sheehan, nee Magner 75 July 27, 1932
Nora Sheehan 3 yrs Apr. 12, 1932
**Nora M Sheehan 75 yrs July 24, 1932
The actual death certificate on roll # 1150 for Manhattan Deaths for 1932 (#15451 > 17800) recites that Nora Magner Sheehan was the widow of John Sheehan, 75, born in Ireland, living in America for 45 years, and was the daughter of John Magner and Mary Barrett. Her address was 225 East 75th Street.
1936 Manhattan: Catherine Magner age 72 August 4, 1936
1936 Manhattan: Margaret Magner
80 yr May 1, 1936
# 11004 Manhattan
1936 Brooklyn John A Magner 62 Aug. 24, 1936 # 17710 Kings
06/17/2000 3:21:37 AM Eastern Daylight Time
email@example.com (Mary Wignall)
To: JimMagner@aol.com (Jim Magner)
Hi Jim, just a quick email. I think I have just found my great grandmother, Bridget Magner on page 30.189 of the Cork Census, 1851. Her sister Mary was probably the girl who went to US and married Thomas Brennan (as did my great grandmother in Australia). Her brothers are David and John, and there is possibly an Edward. I think it the right family as it is the only one that comes up for Kilworth. I thought she was born on 22nd June 1834, but this census in 1851 states her age as 14, which makes her birth year 1837. My date was only family hearsay, anyway. By the way, did you get my whole email (inc. photo), as it only came through as a couple of lines attached to your reply. bye Mary Wignall
Boston Magner Deaths
05/24/2000 9:20:12 PM Eastern Daylight Time
firstname.lastname@example.org (Joe Shea)
email@example.com (Magner, Jim)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Davis, Ken)
I am sending an attachment of an excel file. It is my first attempt at sending an attachment or creating an excel spreadsheet. If you get it look it over and let me know if it seems ok. I think there are about 62 entries and it covers the period from 1841-1900 ONLY for Boston. The only Magners to die in MA from 1841 to 1850 seem to have lived in Boston. That does not hold true after 1850.
Date: 07/01/2000 8:33:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time
I don't know anything about the Magner's except they must
have been neighbors of my grandparents because there are pictures of them in a
photo album I have. I thought
someone in their family would like them and perhaps they have photos of my
Combat Actions in Vietnam.
11 vols. Washington, D.C.: George Washington University, Human Resources
Research Office, 1966. Contains interviews with 471 members of 29 rifle
companies, arranged by company.
The Twentieth Century
Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume VII
MAGNER, Thomas Francis,
representative, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., March 8, 1860, son of Patrick and
Ellen (Barry) Magner, natives of Cork, Ireland, who came to New York in their
early youth. He attended the public schools; was graduated from St. Francis
Xavier college, New York city, in 1880, and from the law department of Columbia
college in 1882. He taught school in Brooklyn, 1880-82; took up the practice of
his profession in Brooklyn in 1882; was a member of the New York assembly, 1888;
and a Democratic representative from the sixth New York district in the 51st,
52d and 53d congresses, 1889-95.
The Twentieth Century
Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume VII
Connecticut Servicemen, Spanish American War
Surname Given Name Regiment,
Battalion Company Rank Residence Birthplace
Magner John J. 1st Regt E
Corporal New Britain Waterbury
U.S. Naval Deaths, World War I
Surname Given Name MI Place
of Death, Death Date, Cause of Death, Next of Kin, Relationship, Address
Appointed Rank, Branch
Magner Edmund Francis U .S.
S. Salem Sept. 29, 1918 Missing from boat returning with liberty party. Mary E.
Magner mother Martins Lane,
Hingham, Mass. Boston, Mass.
yeoman, first class. U. S. Naval Reserve Force
Magner James Lawrence Naval
hosp., Newport, R.I. April 18, 1918 Cerebrospinal fever Marie Magner sister 226
E. Eighty-sixth st., New York, N.Y. New York, N.Y. hospital apprentice U.S. Navy
Wuerttemberg Emigration Index
THE WUERTTEMBERG EMIGRATION
INDEX: Volume Two ABBREVIATIONS OF OBERAEMTER = DISTRICT TOWNS
Name: Magner, Johannes
Birth Date: 4 Jun 1851
Birth Place: Zepfenhan
Application Date: May 1871
Destination: North America
THE FOLKLORE OF CON MAGNER
When I lived at Coolanoran,
Ardagh in the 1930s, I had a neighbour who was an historian called Con
Magner. His home was our meeting place for "chat-ins" mainly on local
history. Our group on these occasions was made up of five people, of which I was
the youngest and keenest listener.
One of his tales concerned
the "Toll-Stop" at Reens Pike. All road users, apart from
pedestrians, had to pay. On one of his periodic trips to the local forge with
his brother Jack, Con had one of his many brainwaves and decided to make a
detour through the fields with his horses. The sixpence thus saved was
sufficient to buy two pints and two boxes of matches at the local, and
very tasty pints they were. Those were the good old days.
Another story involved
orchard robbing at Bouchers of Forthenry. On one of their Autumnal trips,
they encountered a strange looking woman, complete with spectacles, sitting at a
table, reading a book with the aid of a lamp. They hurriedly left in a state of
shock and decided to try later when the coast was clear. When they returned
several hours later, the same picture met their gaze. Con was not affected by
the superstitions of the period and was realist enough to know that no woman sat
stationary for several hours. He decided to jump in and surprise the decoy.
Cons story was that she got as fine a beating as ever a woman got. Sacks were
then filled and dumped in a neighbours haggard. However, when they returned
for them most of them were rotten. After that, his advice was "Never steal,
theres no luck in it".
The above-mentioned Bouchers
married into the Hayes family, giving rise to the hyphenated Boucher-Hayes.
Later the place was sold to Jim Fitten, one of our "school" at
Another story was about the
travelling people. A young traveller from Rathkeale received a pony and new car
as a marriage dowry. After the celebrations he decided to "run-in" the
new car and speedy pony on the straight road to Newcastle West. The inevitable
contact with a dyke happened outside Cons house. Con himself was on the spot
with his own brand of first aid and resuscitation hot goats milk!! He
told the bride and groom how lucky they were to escape as the car was a
write-off and the pony was in poor shape. The brides father, who happened to
arrive on the scene, was not impressed by a son-in-law who squandered his dowry
on the first half-day of his married life.
Around late June Con liked
the taste of early potatoes. "Jim", said Con on one occasion,
"did you try the potatoes yet? Take that gallon", he continued,
"and fill it for me". Jim, who concentrated more on the main crop, was
not in a position to comply, so he decided to return the gallon. As he was doing
so, he passed Cons own haggard, which was in full bloom. He went in, filled
the gallon and presented it to Con. The following night Con commented, "My
own are just as good, Jim".
On another occasion, Jim had
a visitor, a single sucker Billy goat, the property of a neighbour. The goat
spotted Cons goats and forthwith became a multiple sucker. Con enquired later
whether anyone had seen strangers around. "My four goats have been
milked" he said, "and I had to call on a neighbour for milk to colour
A further anecdote concerned
the Ordnance Survey men who were known locally as "Sappers". They told
him that the top of Rathkeale Church spire was level with the top of Skehanagh
Bridge. This bridge is on the Rathkeale to Ardagh Road.
Most of the aforementioned events are now over a hundred years old, but their recital was typical of the keen sense of humour that permeated our small company at all times. In addition, between bouts of heavy history, songs from Jim Fitten provided further light entertainment. Often, if news was scarce, Con would repeat himself until called to order but, to his credit, I never heard him utter a wrong or unkind word about anyone.
note* This Con Magner is believed to be connected to Anne Lyons at email@example.com
but I have been unable to contact her at
her listed e-mail address)
Patrick Fitzgibbons m Mary Magner, Cork
Figured I'd post on the
Fitzgibbons page, as there are records that include the "s". Looking
for info on a Patrick Fitzgibbon, born about 1830 in either Northern Cork area
or southern Limerick area, or maybe even eastern Co. Kerry. Married Mary Magner
before 1854 and possibly had children in the Newtown Shandrum area. He died in
1869 in Kilmagoura Townland, Cork, Ireland, and his wife left for Canada with a
number of her children in 1874. Children were possibly named Honora, William,
John, Johanna, Mary Anne, Margaret, John, Patrick, Julia, Michael. Only Honora,
William, Johanna, Mary Anne, Margaret and Michael are believed to have come to
Canada and settled in Ridgetown, Howard Township, Ontario. It is possible that
Patrick Fitzgibbon's parents were John Fitzgibbon and Honora Egan who had
children Patrick and David in the Milford Freemount area of Cork County. If
anyone has any information on the Mary Magner/Patrick
Fitzgibbon union, or other names listed, it would be greatly appreciated.
MAGNER'S ORIGINAL VINTAGE IRISH CIDER
Looking for Royalty, Warner,
Wood, Nash and Magner families that are
associated with Jacob Langley in Bellingham, WA. There are several people from
these families buried in family plots in the Bayview cemetery in Bellingham, WA.
I am not sure how they are connected, but Jacob Langley had nine daughters so
these could be their married names.
Subject: Magner, Sutherland, Beech or Beach,
Date: 06/24/2000 10:11 AM
Eastern Daylight Time
I am looking for information about the Magner, Sutherland, Beech or Beach and Hall families of Burke, VA. Peter A Magner was married to Lucy Ann Sutherland and the other two names are cousins.
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