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McCaffery Family History


Bridget McCaffery (1846-1916) was born in County Mayo, Ireland.  According to her obituary, she left Ireland when she was 14 years old (circa 1860) and came to America with a brother.  They settled in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.  

In 1867, Bridget McCaffery married Anthony Moran, a widower with young children.

McCaffery Connection

When my family began to piece together the quilt of great-grandmother Bridget McCaffery Moran’s life, we had these facts: Bridget McCaffery emigrated from Ireland.  She married widower Anthony Moran.  She raised two stepchildren and three sons in the small town … Continue reading

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