The 1812 Immigrants from Ballyleese, Ireland, to Washington County, Pennsylvania


1.   Vol. 1 Genealogical and personal history of western Pennsylvania; editor-in-chief, John W. Jordan. New York : Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915

2.   From microfilm copies of The Shamrock or Hibernian Chronicle, obtained from the New York State Library. Issue dated June 20, 1812, numbered VOL. II, NO. 28 - WHOLE NO 80. This information is also summarized in "Passengers From Ireland", Donald M. Schlegel, Clearfield Press, Baltimore 1980. "A list of passengers arriving in American ports between 1811 and 1817, transcribed from the New York Shamrock or Hibernian Chronicle."

3.  . Robert McIlravy biography from "Portrait and Biographical Album of Knox County, Illinois", published 1886, from the Galesburg Library Historical Collection, Galesburg, IL

4.   David McIlravy and Robert Creighton biographies from "Biographical History of Montgomery and Adams Counties", Iowa State Library & Archives, Des Moines

5.   Communication with Lloyd Darrow recounting his conversation with Henry McElravy.

6.   Beers, J. H. and Co., Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1893).

7.  History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens, ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case. Pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. 1901

Return to Home Page