DAVID McELHINNY (SON of JOHN & JANE McELHINNEY)
Born Jan. 4, 1827 in Mifflin Twp., Allegheny Co., Pa.
Died July 20, 1898 in Jefferson Twp., Allegheny Co., Pa.
Married ZERUIAH McGOWAN in 1854.
ZERUIAH was the daughter of JOHN B. McGOWAN and JULIA A. COVERT.
ZERUIAH was born 1835 in Pa.
ZERUIAH died 1894.
Both buried in St. Agnes Church Cemetery, West Mifflin, Pa.
3RD Child of DAVID & ZERUIAH (McGOWAN) McELHINNY:
JOHN GAULT (BERNARD after baptism) McELHINNY
Born Nov. 17, 1858 in Pennsylvania
Baptized Aug. 15, 1880 in St. Paul’s Monastery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
John took instructions there.
Died Dec. 28, 1952 in Wellington, Ohio.
Married MARTHA M. DEVLIN April 16, 1888 or 1890 at St. Paul’s Monastery.
MARTHA was born Aug. 23, 1868 in St. Paul’s Monastery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
MARTHA died Feb. 18, 1930.
Children of JOHN & MARTHA:
i. BASIL McELHINNY, died in infancy
ii. EDMUND McELHINNY, died in infancy
iii. MARY T. McELHINNY
Married HARRY GALVIN.
HARRY was born 1893.
HARRY died 1954.
They had 9 children.
-JOSEPH BUD GALVIN, b. 1916; d. 1968
iv. PAUL JOHN McELHINNY
Born Jan. 18, 1899.
Died Oct. 3, 1968.
Married ELIZABETH R. HUTCHINSON on July 2, 1923.
ELIZABETH was born in 1905.
ELIZABETH died April 2, 1995 in Evans City, Pa.
They had 12 children.
Children of PAUL J. & ELIZABETH:
-INFANT McELHINNY, b. 1925; d. 1925
-ISABELLE THERESA McELHINNY, b. 1927; d. Dec. 19, 1990
v. GEORGE McELHINNY, died in infancy
vi. MILDRED McELHINNY
Born Dec. 10, 1896.
Died Sept. 20, 1986.
Known as Sr. DeRicci, CSJ .
vii. ZERUIAH RUE McELHINNY
Married ROBERT DEVINE.
viii. MARTHA McELHINNY
Died July 29, 1988 in Murrysville, Westmoreland Co., Pa.
Married JOHN WILFRED HICKS.
JOHN WILFRED was born Feb. 26, 1899.
JOHN WILFRED died Dec. 1973 in Murrysville, Westmoreland Co., Pa.
They had 2 children.
ix. DOROTHY MAE McELHINNY
Born May 6, 1909.
Married JOSEPH RILES.
J. JOSEPH RILES.
J. JOSEPH was born 1909.
J. JOSEPH died March 29, 1998 in Mt. Lebanon, Allegheny Co., Pa.
They had 6 children.
DOROTHY McELHINNY RILES
On Friday April 6, 2007, Good Friday, DOROTHY went to be with her Lord.
Born May 6, 1909, she is the last member of her immediate family.
DOROTHY is preceded in death by her beloved husband J. JOSEPH RILES
and her dear parents JOHN BERNARD & MARTHA (DEVLIN) McELHINNY;
sisters MARY GALVIN, MARTHA HICKS, ZERUIAH DEVINE, ZELLA FROEHLICH,
brothers PAUL, DAVID, and JOHN (JACK) McELHINNY.
DOROTHY was very proud of her McELHINNY family and cherished her numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Dorothy took pride in her abilities as a secretary and statistical typist. Among the places she worked are PPG Industries, the University of Pgh. and Carbidie Corporation.For over 50 years Dorothy was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church of Duquesne and was Past President of the Christian Mother's Guild. She taught religious education for many years, witnessing to her love of God and her strong faith.Dorothy was very active in politics throughout her life and was Past President of the Duquesne Democratic Women's Club
RILES – DOROTHY McELHINNY
RILES – DOROTHY McELHINNY went to be with her Lord on Good Friday, April 6, 2007.
Born May 6, 1909, she was the last member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, J. JOSEPH RILES. She is survived by these children: RITA KAY MEYER, CARMELLA BRYANT, JOHN RILES (wife, ARLENE), THERESA “TERRI” MARCUS (husband, PHILIP),, LORETTA RILES and MARIE SELTZER (husband, JACK).She dearly loved her 14 grandchildren and her six great-grandchildren. Dorothy was a gifted, faith-filled woman who enriched the lives of everyone who knew her. She will be deeply missed. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at Laughlin Memorial Chapel, 222 Washington Road, Mount Lebanon. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Grace Church, Kane Boulevard at Bower Hill Road, Scott Township. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Anthony Bread for the Poor, Franciscan Charities, 3140 Meramec St., St. Louis, Mo. 63118-4399.
x. DAVID J. McELHINNY
Married BONNIE FITZPATRICK.
They had 3 children.
xi. ZELA McELHINNY
Married JACOB FROEHLICH.
They had 5 children.
xii. JOHN LEO McELHINNY
Married ROSE MARIE STINNER.
They had 5 children.
McELHINNY, Rose Mary (STINNER); 85; Brookville PA; McKeesport DN; 2000-8-23