Mary Margaret McColgan

Birth Name Mary Margaret McColgan
Gender female
Age at Death about 84 years, 2 months, 12 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth about 1831 Ireland   1a
Immigration 1848     2
Census (Wife) June 25, 1860 Frostburg, Alleghany County, Maryland, United States   1a
Event Note

1860 Census, Frostburg District, Allegany County, Maryland, page 52, family 371
June 25, 1860

[note: family 375 was James and Roseanna Gunning]

John Donahue, 39, laborer, born in Pennsylvania, a citizen
Margaret Donahue, 29, born in Ireland
Bridget Donahue, 6, born in Pennsylvania
Mary Donahue, 4, born in Pennsylvania
Hugh Donahue, 2, born in Pennsylvania
Martin Donahue, 1, born in Pennsylvania
Fred Adams, 14, born in Pennsylvania

Death March 13, 1915 Cumberland, Alleghany County, Maryland, United States   3a
Burial   Saint Michael’s Cemetery, Frostburg, Alleghany County, Maryland, United States   3a
Event Note

Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Saturday, March 13, 1915 - pg 2, col 3
Death of a Nonagenarian
Mrs Margaret Donahue of Eckhart Mine died at the County Home at 4 o'clock this morning. The exact age of Mrs Donahue is unknown, but she is believed to be over 95 years. Her husband, a well-known miner in the Frostburg region, died many years ago. She was the mother of nine children, three of which are 60 years of age. The surviving children are Joseph Donahue and Mrs Charles Bruner, living in Eckhart and Mrs Lizzie Murphy of Lonaconing and a daughter, Susan Donahue of Eckhart. Funeral arrangements have not been made yet, but the body will be taken to Eckhart for burial.

Evening Times; Cumberland, Allegany Co, Md - Monday, March 15, 1915 - pg 2, col 3
Mrs Catherine Donahue
Mrs Catherine Donahue, for many years a resident of Eckhart and whose death at the County Home in Cumberland was published in the Times Saturday, was in her 98th year and had been a resident of Allegany County for over 60 years, the greater part of which was spent in Eckhart. She is survived by several sons and daughters who are between 45 and 76 years of age. The body of the aged woman was brought to the home of her son, Mr John Donahue of Eckhart, on Saturday from which place the funeral took place this morning. Services were held in St Michael's church and interment was made in St Michael's cemetery.

Mary Margaret Catherine McColgan Donahue
Birth May 1832
Death 13 Mar 1915 (aged 82)
Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Saint Michaels Cemetery
Frostburg, Allegany County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 139014375


    Family of John Donahue and Mary Margaret McColgan
Married Husband John Donahue
Name Birth Date Death Date
Susan Donahue
Joseph Donahue
Elizabeth Donahue
John Donahue
Daughter Donahue
Bridget Donahueabout 1854
Mary Donahueabout 1856
Hugh Donahueabout 1858
Martin Donahueabout 1859


    1. Mary Margaret McColgan
      1. John Donahue
        1. Bridget Donahue
        2. Mary Donahue
        3. Hugh Donahue
        4. Martin Donahue
        5. Susan Donahue
        6. Joseph Donahue
        7. Elizabeth Donahue
        8. John Donahue
        9. Daughter Donahue

Source References

  1. 1860 United States Census
      • Page: Frostburg District, Allegany County, Maryland, page 52, family 371
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), John Donahue, 1860.

  2. 1900 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Memorial ID 139014375