Catholique De la Ville
De Willmington, Etat
De la Delaware
Memorandum: The following intelligence was committed to me by Mr. Fergus McClea, depicting the family of the Rev. McGuire, Rom. Cath. Priest of the Diocese of Quebec, Canada.
The Rev. Mr. McGuire’s Father, John McGuire, lived before the Revolution near Chester Co., Poor House, Brandywine but withdrew from there with the British on their retreat. John McGuire’s brother, Andrew McGuire, settled in Londonderry Township, Chester Co. Pennsylvania, died about 15 years ago, left issue James, John, George, Mary, Susan, all lived in the same place – first cousins to the above Rev. Mr. McGuire of Quebec.
June 1st 1823 – Patk Kenny
The following is a separate sheet attached to the above page at the bottom.
15 years ago
Andrew McClea, Jr., born Derry
James, John – George – Mary, Susan
John – near Chester Co. Poor House
These records appear on the flyleaf of this register
16. Sept 17 John Jeffries died at Ches. at Del. Canal. works on Saturday 16th was buried, contrary to his own previous desires, and contrary to the wishes of his sister and sister in law, in Wilmington. His brother Michael Jeffries was absent in Phila (Philadelphia) on Sunday 17th.
20. Barnabas McManemy was buried that day in Wilmington
21 James Durdin was buried (large ink blot) this day in Coffee Run,