Bartholomew McGinnis

Bartholomew McGinnis

Male 1867 -

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  • Name Bartholomew McGinnis 
    Born 4 Feb 1867  Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Kilbirnie Station, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland 
    • "Jane McLachlan, Aunt" (of Mary?) was present at the birth.
      Address of Birth is "Kilbirnie Station, Dalry". The Lanarkshire & Ayrshire Railways opened a branch line to Kilbirnie, but in 1889. However there were several mills ini Kilbirnie in the 1860s and these were steam-driven. The mills wouild need an "Engine Keeper" such as Anthony McGinnis to keep the steam engines running.
      Witness Role: Aunt Name: Jane McLachlan
      Witness Role: Jane McLachlan (Aunt) was "present" at the birth of Bartholomew. Most likely acting as midwife at the time.
    Gender Male 
    Census 5 Jun 1880  Pittsburgh, Pennslvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    915 Manor Street, Pittsburgh, Pennslvania, USA 
    Person ID I1352  Hannaway
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2019 

    Father Anthony McGinnis,   b. Abt 1836, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary McVitie,   b. Abt 1846 
    Married 4 May 1866  Kilbirnie, Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Kilbirnie, Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland 
    • Anthony McGinness, aged 30, married Mary McVitie aged 20. He was an Engine Keeper (steam), Mary was a Steam Loom Weaver.

      Witness Role: Witness Name: Hugh Walker/Waltar
      Witness Role: Witness Name: Jane A Dinochilie (indecipherable)
    Family ID F442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    McGinnis_BroConstantine CFXM(GwenMcGladePic)
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    Picture Note: Bartholomew McGinnis, born 1867 - Brother Constantine CFX (Congregation of St Francis Xavier). Photo is courtesy of Gwen McGlade (Auel), Arkansa USA.
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    McGinnis,Bartholomew(Anthonys)_Dalry_b1867
    McGinnis,Bartholomew(Anthonys)_Dalry_b1867
    Picture Note: Birth of Bartholomew McGinnes/McGinnis - 4 Feb 1867, Kilbirnie Station, Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland. Bartholomew's father is “Anthony McGinnes” an Engine Keeper; the mother is Mary (formerly McVitie). The railways did not come to Kilbirnie until Dec 1889, perhaps "Kilbirnie Station" related to one of the large mills in Kilbirnie at the time. These would require workers to run their steam engines. © Crown copyright - ScotlandsPeople.gov.uk. Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths & Church Records.
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    McGinnis,Anthony(Bartleys)_passUSA_1868
    McGinnis,Anthony(Bartleys)_passUSA_1868
    Picture Note: McGinnis family - passengers aboard ss Caledonia from Glasgow arriving New York on 14 May 1868. "Anthony McGinniss, 31, Engine Keeper"; "Mary McGinniss, 22, Wife"; "Bart McGinniss aged 12 mths". © Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957
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    McGinnis_BroConstantine CFXM(GwenMcGladePic)
    McGinnis_BroConstantine CFXM(GwenMcGladePic)
    Picture Note: Bartholomew McGinnis, born 1867 - Brother Constantine CFX (Congregation of St Francis Xavier). Photo is courtesy of Gwen McGlade (Auel), Arkansa USA.
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    McGinnis,Anthony_Pittsburgh PA_1880
    McGinnis,Anthony_Pittsburgh PA_1880
    Picture Note: The 1880 census in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Anthony McGinnis, an Engineer, is living with his wife Mary McVitie, their three children and his mother-in-law. Mary is aged 9, Anthony is 11 and Bartholomew is 13 (spelt "Barthlo" by the census enumerator). Entry No11 - "Mary"; this is Anthony's mother-in-law, Mary McVitie (formerly Donly), aged 65 she was born in Scotland. They are living at 915 Manor Street. © Ancestry.com. 1880 United States Federal Census.
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  • Notes 
    • Bartholomew's father moved to USA. Bartholomew joined the RC order of Congregation of Francis Xavier and took the name Brother Constantine CFX.

  • Sources 
    1. [S125] National Records of Scotland, Civil Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths. (Reliability: 3).
      The Registrar, Wm Barclay was a witness and registered the birth in Dalry on 23 Feb 1867.

    2. [S168] 1880 United States Federal Census (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S125] National Records of Scotland, Civl records of marriage. (Reliability: 3).
      Mary's marriage in Kilbirnie on 4 May 1866, is recorded on the 1867 birth registratioin of her son Bartholomew McGinnes also in Kilbirnie, Ayrshire, Scotland.