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Today In Genealogy History – October 2, 2011

William Janes and Magdalene McIlvoy were married 180 years ago – October 2, 1831 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  Magdalene was the daughter of Alexander McIlvoy and Mary Magdalene McConley.  William and Magdalene had ten children:  John Alexander, Charles, Rose Alice, William Henry, Dan Polin, Mary Jane, Magdalene E., Margaret Catherine, Francis P. and a baby girl who died at birth.

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  1. Re the writeup above. Just clarifying, for my database
    Is William’s surname, JaNES OR JAMES?
    When was both William Janes and Magdalene (McIlvoy) born.
    I have them in my database, but without dates.
    I have that they had a daughter Catherine, which must be Margaret Catherine McIlvoy. Thanks for your help.
    Dottie Porter Himes

  2. Magdalene Mcilvoy born May 15, 1816 Ireland. Need Rose Mcilvoy exact marriage date and husbands fathers name. I have James Thomas Janes,
    married Rose abt Jan 1842 at St Rose Church? Think William is his brother?. I dont have the book for St Rose marriages and death records.

  3. William Janes and Magdalene McLivoy were my 3rd Great Grandparents, both buried Holy Cross Cemetery Waco, TX I have William, Born 3 April 1811 Mackville, Washington, KY
    Died 4 May 1889 , Waco Texas
    Magdalene McLvoy, born 15 May 1816 Ireland
    died 23 July 1879

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