Bridget Finnerty

Birth Name Bridget Finnerty
Gender female
Age at Death 80 years, 19 days


Bridget and her husband James are on the censuses and other records of Scranton from 1900 until her death in 1946.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth February 15, 1866 Culleens, Kilglass Civil Parish, County Sligo, Ireland   1a
Event Note

Superintendent Registrar's District: Dromore West, Registrar's District: Easky, County Sligo.

February 15, 1866, in Culleens
Bridget, daughter of John Fenaghty, a farmer of Culleens, and Sibby Fenaghty, formerly Gallagher. informant: John -his mark- Fenaghty, father, of Culleens.


Baptism February 17, 1866 Kilglass Catholic Parish, County Sligo, Ireland   2a
Event Note

17 February 1866
Bridget, daughter of John Finaghty and Sibby Gallagher
sponsors: George Finaghty and Ellen Biglane
only the baptism date was recorded for the entries in this register

Census (Wife) 1900 Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States   3a
Event Note

1900 Census Scranton, Ward 20
sheet 9A, family 153
at 2124 Prospect
James Reap, 36, born in Ireland, Jan 1864, married 13 years, moulder, steel
Bridget Reap,33, born in Ireland, Feb 1867, 8 children, 4 alive
John Reap, 11, born in PA
Thomas Reap, 9, born in PA
Joseph Reap, 3, born in PA
[Loretta] Reap, 5m, born in PA


"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 27 November 2015), Bridget Reap in household of James Reap, District 3 Scranton city Ward 20, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States; citing , NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,241,422

Death March 5, 1946 Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States   4a
Event Note

Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963,
Mrs Bridget Reap
female, white, widowed, age 80, born in Ireland
March 5, 1946, at St Mary's Hospital, Scranton
usual residence: 2124 Prospect Ave
parents: John Finnerty and Celia Gallagher, both born in Ireland
informant: John Reap, 6 Plum St
burial: St. Joseph's, Lackawanna County


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father John Finnerty1835August 7, 1904
Mother Cecelia Gallagherabout 1837February 6, 1932
    Brother     Patrick Finnerty March 18, 1915
         Bridget Finnerty February 15, 1866 March 5, 1946
    Sister     Elleanna Finnerty June 7, 1868
    Brother     John Finnerty June 25, 1870 before November 8, 1954
    Brother     Andrew J Finnerty August 20, 1872 after November 8, 1954
    Brother     Hugo Finnerty May 10, 1875 July 20, 1914
    Brother     Thomas Finnerty about 1875 before October 28, 1946
    Brother     Michael Joseph Finnerty March 30, 1878 January 26, 1946
    Brother     Anthony Finnerty December 19, 1880
    Sister     Mary Finnerty


Family of James Reap and Bridget Finnerty

Married Husband James Reap ( b. d. ... )

Source References

  1. Irish Civil Registration Records, Births
      • Page: Bridget Fenaghty, February 15, 1866, Culleens, Sligo
  2. Kilglass Parish Records, Co. Sligo, Ireland
      • Page: Baptisms, Bridget Finaghty, 17 February 1866
  3. 1900 United States Federal Census
      • Page: James Reap, Scranton PA, sheet 9a, family 153
  4. Pennsylvania Death Certificates
      • Page: Bridget Reap, Mar 5, 1946, Scranton, file #23953