“Souvenir of Loretto Centenary, 1799-1899: October 10, 1899 Author: Kittell, Ferdinand, 1847-1927 Cresson, Pa.: Swope Bros., Printers
Pg. 71 THE BOROUGH of LORETTO This town was so named by Father Gallitzin after the famous Loreto on the Adriatic coast, Italy. A plan of the town is on file in Vol. I, page 503, Recorder's office, Ebensburg, Pa. It is the County of Cambria.
SOME INSCRIPTIONS COPIED FROM HEADSTONES IN ST. MICHAEL'S CEMETERY, LORETTO
Pg. 202 PETER CARIGAN(KERRIGAN)Died Sept. 22, 1839.In the 84th year of his age. PETER KERRIGAN.Died Dec. 11, 1872, in the 100th year of his age.