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Michael Fahey
3/1830 - 1/30/1913
Michael Fahey was born on an unknown day in March 1830 in an unknown place overseas in Ireland and died on January 30, 1913 in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. He lived to be 82 years old.

His parents were Richard Fahey and Helen Hulihan. Michael immigrated to the US in 1853 from Ireland. He married Margaret Theresa Kelly (1834 -1927). Her parents were Michael Kelly and Ellen McGLaughlin from Ireland. Margaret immigrated to the US in 1853.
Other1/28/1830 ZZ  -1 yrs before birth 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Michael Fahey.  Name: Michael Fahey, Baptism Age: 0, Event Type: Baptism, Birth Date: 1830, Baptism Date: 28 Jan 1830, Baptism Place: Galbally and Aherlow, Limerick and Tipperary, Ireland, Parish Variants: Aherlow, Galbally, Diocese: Cashel and Emly, Father: Denis Fahey, Mother: Catherine Fahey 
Other9/1/1830 ZZ  about 6 months old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Michael Fahey.  Baptism of Michael Fahey, on Sept. 1830 in the Parish Clonaghdoo at Mountmellick, Laois, Ireland. His parents - Henry and Bitty Cummins Fahey.  
Immigration4/24/1850 MA (Boston County) 20 yrs old 
Name: Michael Fahey, Arrival date: April 24, 1850, Age: 20, Gender: M (Male), Port of Arrival: Boston, Port of Departure: Galway, Place of Origin: Ireland, Occupation: Laborer, Ship: Bark Northumberland, National Archives' Series Number: M277, National Archives' Roll: 33 
Immigration1/12/1852 New York NY (New York County) 21 yrs old 
Name: Michael Fahey, Arrival Date: 12 Jan 1852, Birth Date: abt 1830, Age: 22, Gender: Male, Ethnicity/ Nationality: Irish, Place of Origin: Ireland, Port of Departure: Liverpool, England, Destination: United States of America Port of Arrival: New York, New York Ship Name: Van Winkle 
Military7/1/1863 Mount Carmel PA (Northumberland County) 33 yrs old 
This information, while true, may NOT apply to our Michael Fahey.  Name: Michael Fahey, Birth Year: abt 1833, Place of Birth: Ireland, Age on 1 July 1863: 30, Race: White, Marital Status: Married, occupation: miner, Residence: Mount Carmel, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, Congressional District: 14th 
Census1/1/1880 Snow Shoe PA (Centre County) 49 yrs old 
Page 6,#96 -Michael Fahey (age 47), Margaret Fahey 46), Michael Fahey (17), Annie Fahey (12), Katie Fahey (8). Michael and Margaret were born in Ireland, as were their parents. The children were born in PA. Michael is a laborer, Michael Jr. is a coal miner.  
Census1/1/1900 Snow Shoe PA (Centre County) 69 yrs old 
#109 - Michael Fahey (age 70 -March 1830 ), Margaret Fahey (69 -Aug. 1830), grand daughter -Katie Fahey (3 - July 1896) Katie was born in PA, her father in Scotland and mother in Ireland. Michael and Margaret were born in Ireland, as were their parents. Michael immigrated in 1853, Margaret in 1853. Michael and Margaret have been married 44 years, they had 7 children, 4 are living.  
Census4/18/1910 Carrolltown PA (Cambria County) 80 yrs old 
page 5, # 81 - Edward Kelly (50), Ellen Kelly (49), Michael Kelly (22), Edward Kelly (20), Ellen Kelly (16), Catherine Kelly (11), brother in law -Michael Fahey Jr. (47), Father-in-law-Michael Fahey Sr. (80)Edward was born in Scotland, as were his parents. Michael Sr. was born in Ireland, as where his parents. All others in PA. Edward and Ellen have been married 26 years, they had 6 children, 5 are living. Edward is a foreman at the coal mine. Michael, Michael Jr. and Edward are miners at the coal mine. Michael Sr. is married and Michael Jr. is a widow.  
Death Certificate1/30/1913 Carrolltown PA (Cambria County) 82 yrs old 
Name: Michael Fahey, Gender: Male, Race: White, Age: 82, Birth Date: March 1, 1830, Birth Place: Ireland, Death Date: Jan. 30, 1913, Death Place: Carrolltown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, Father: Richard Fahey, Mother: Helen Hulihan, Certificate Number: 986 
Graveyard/Tombstone1/30/1913 Hastings PA (Cambria County) 82 yrs old 
Michael Fahey Sr.- Mar. 1, 1830 -Jan. 30, 1913 -

Margaret C. Fahey - 1832 to Jan. 30, 1927
Saint Bernard Cemetery, Hastings, Cambria County, Pennsylvania  
Death Certificate1/30/1927 Hastings PA (Cambria County) 14 yrs after death 
Name: Margaret C. Fahey Gender: Female, Race: White, Age: 95, Birth Place: Ireland, Death Date: Jan. 30, 1927, Death Place: Hastings, Cambria, Pennsylvania, Father: Michael Kelly, Mother: Ellen Mcglaughlin, Spouse: Michael Fahey, Certificate Number: 6784 

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9 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
14 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
23 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
26 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
29 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
35 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
39 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
47 1877 Edison invents the phonograph permitting music and voices to be recorded and replayed.
49 1879 Edison invents the electric light bulb.
59 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
65 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
67 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
70 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
70 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
71 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
72 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
73 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
74 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
76 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
76 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
76 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
82 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
83 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
4 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
31 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
32 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
52 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
55 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
78 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
82 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
83 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
5 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
7 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
10 1840 Oregon Trail is established
12 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
25 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
30 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
32 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
33 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
35 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
38 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
45 1875 Tennessee enacts Jim Crow law.
46 1876 The National League of Baseball is founded
79 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
80 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
3 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
79 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe

The Children of Michael Fahey

Margaret Theresa Fahey
Born in Centre County, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1862 and died in Lancaster, Eric County, New York on February 4, 1956. She was 93 years old.

Her parents were Michael Fahey (1833) and Margaret Theresa Kelly (1834 -1927)

Margaret married Thomas Maher.
Thomas Elmer Maher (Aug. 1887)
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