Re: John McGatha 1880 Census, Jackson, Ohio
I have a little information on John W. Mcgatha and his 1st wife Sarah Jane Ashmore. He was born 1845, in Jackson co., Ohio. he died Sept. 5, 1904. He married Sarah Jane Ashmore, July 13, 1871 in Lawrence Co., OH. They had 4 children, Ellen, Belle, Amanda and David. He married his second wife, Emma Retta Cheesman, May 19, 1892. John was a brother to David Mcgatha, my wife's great-grandfather.