Today In Genealogy History – August 26

James Polin McIlvoy died 133 years ago –  August 26, 1880 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  He was the son of Daniel McIlvoy and Matilda Hardin, born November 23, 1839, his father an emigrant of Caldrain, Antrim County, Ireland.  James married Lucinda Jane Brothers January 26, 1864.  They had 4 children:  William Alexander, Mary Ebbie, Mattie Eugenia and Thomas Joseph McIlvoy.  James Polin McIlvoy is buried in Hillsborough Church Cemetery.

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