I am trying to find information on the parents of Catherine McGaffigan. On her death record (13 Jul 1877) her parents were listed as Philip McGaffigan and Catherine. The following is what little I have on Catherine.
Catherine McGaffigan b. 1790 Northern Ireland (possibly Belfast) m. bef 1817 Ireland to Dennis Doherty d. 13 July 1877 Cambridge, Middlesex Co. MA
children: (1)Patrick Doherty b. 1817 Ireland m. 23 Jul 1844 to Susan Devlin d. probably WI
(2)John Doherty b. 1820 Ireland m. abt 1847 to Margaret ?
(3) Philip Doherty b. 1825 Ireland m. abt 1853 to Grace C. Haskins
(4) Mary Doherty b. 1826 Ireland m. (1) abt 1843 to Charles Kelly d.20 Mar 1859 Boston, MA (2) 27 Nov 1860 Cambridge, MA to John Maloy d. 30 Apr 1878 Cambridge, Middlesex Co. MA
(5)Ellen Doherty b. 1828 Ireland m. 6 Jan 1852 Cambridge, MA to Peter Johnson
(6) Michael Doherty b. 1830 Ireland m. 27 Jun 1859 Boston, MA to Alice Gorman
(7) Catherine Doherty b. 1832 Ireland m. 2 Dec 1856 Cambridge, MA to Edward McLaughlin d. WI?
(8) Dennis Doherty b. 1838 Ireland
I would love to hear from you if know anything about this family. Vonda Cooper