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McElrea,  Andrew John

McElrea, Andrew John

Male 1874 - 1936  (62 years)

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  • Name McElrea, Andrew John  
    Nickname Mac 
    Born 01 May 1874  Dunmullan, Cappagh Parish, County Tyrone Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1903  [2
    a grocer 
    Immigration 02 Aug 1903  New York City, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He arrived in New York on the SS New York from Southhampton, England, his last residence shown as Cape Town, South Africa, and made his way to Philadelphia. 
    Name His family in Ireland called him "Andy John."  [4
    Residence 08 Aug 1903  2338 Montrose St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 1920  [6
    store manager 
    Occupation 1924  1526 N. Conestoga, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    a grocer. His daughter, Margaret, said he always worked for the American Store. He would manage a new store when it opened, then move on to another. 
    Died 12 Jul 1936  Hamburg State Sanitorium, Hamburg, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Cause of death was TB/chronic myocarditis. Informant: J.A. Tomasi, M.D. His body was removed by D.A. Burkey & Sons, undertaker, to W.A. Dunlap, undertaker, Philadelphia for burial.
    Buried 12 Jul 1936  Montrose Cemetery, Upper Darby, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • lot #133, Section "C," center grave.
    Person ID I4  McElrea
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2011 

    Father McElrea, Robert,   b. Abt 1825, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Abt 1900, Cappagh Church of Ireland Parish Graveyard Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Forsythe, Margaret,   b. Abt 1841, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 31 Mar 1901  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 21 Feb 1865  Scots' Church, Gortin, Lower Badoney, County Tyrone Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    • "...according to the form and discipline of the Presbyterian Church."
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fulton, Isabella Jane,   b. 15 Sep 1875, Newtownstewart, Ardstraw Parish, County Tyrone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1930, 1423 N. 22nd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 08 Aug 1903  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • the ceremony was performed by "Charles Rowland Hill, Presbyter of Protest Epis Ch"
    Children 
    +1. McElrea, Harriet I.,   b. 08 Jul 1904, 2242 Kimball St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jun 1924, Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    +2. McElrea, William John,   b. 18 Nov 1906, 2242 Kimbal St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 2002, Mariposa, Mariposa Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +3. McElrea, Andrew Christie,   b. 16 Nov 1909, 1447 S. Taylor St. (Ward 36), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1994, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. McElrea, Elizabeth Gladys,   b. 24 Apr 1912, 1449 Taylor St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Mar 2006, Granada Hills, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +5. McElrea, Margaret May,   b. 08 May 1914, Berwyn, Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 2010, Eugene, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +6. McElrea, Allen Latshaw,   b. 05 Apr 1920, Berwyn, Chester Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1993, Hamburg, Berks Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Photos
    McElrea Family, Philadelphia circa 1930
    McElrea Family, Philadelphia circa 1930
    Andrew John McElrea, Allen McElrea and Isabella Jane McElrea
    Albums
    McElrea - Fulton Family
    McElrea - Fulton Family (4)
    Family members of Andrew John McElrea and Isabella Jane Fulton
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - He arrived in New York on the SS New York from Southhampton, England, his last residence shown as Cape Town, South Africa, and made his way to Philadelphia. - 02 Aug 1903 - New York City, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 08 Aug 1903 - 2338 Montrose St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 08 Aug 1903 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a grocer. His daughter, Margaret, said he always worked for the American Store. He would manage a new store when it opened, then move on to another. - 1924 - 1526 N. Conestoga, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jul 1936 - Montrose Cemetery, Upper Darby, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    McElrea Family, Philadelphia circa 1930
    McElrea Family, Philadelphia circa 1930
    Andrew John McElrea, Allen McElrea and Isabella Jane McElrea
    Andrew John McElrea & Allen Latshaw McElrea
    Andrew John McElrea & Allen Latshaw McElrea
    Father and son, probably taken in Philadelphia circa 1930.

  • Sources 
    1. [S81] VR Bir Ire Co Tyro.

    2. [S8] Ship New York Aug 1903, (2 Aug 1903).

    3. [S8] Ship New York Aug 1903, (2 Aug 1903), Group #M.

    4. [S77] Interv Marg Tifft, Margaret May McElrea.

    5. [S83] VR Mar IL (Markle), SL# 1276722;
      #163842, Clerk of the Orphan's Court, Philadelphia, PA.

    6. [S82] 1920c PA Chester Co.

    7. [S88] Dir Boyd's, 1924.

    8. [S9] VR Dea PA Berks Co, File No. 63164; Reg. No. 142. Certified photocopy in possession of author.

    9. [S79] Ltr, Louis N. Ottaviano, Montrose Cemetery Co. to author, 6 Feb 1996.

    10. [S28] VR Mar Ire Reg, Gortin Registration District, #181.

    11. [S489] VR Mar IRE Gortin Pres Church-Badoney L, Register 1., page 36, entry 72.
      Wife full age