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Margaret O'Donnell Mulcahy

Margaret O'Donnell Mulcahy

Margaret O'Donnell Mulcahy
1835 - 1909

Margaret O'Donnell was born in Tipperary, Ireland, 8 Sept 1835 to John and Margaret Dougherty O'Donnell. She came to Rochester, NY, with her widowed father, one sister, Mary, and two brothers.  

He married Michael Mulcahy in the fall of 1856 in Rochester, NY. They settled in Pardoe, PA and raised a family of 7 boys and 5 girls. Their children were:

Maurice, born 6 Oct 1857
Mary Ann, born 29 Apr 1859
John, born 27 Apr 1860
Margaret, born 2 Mar 1862
Michael, Jr., born 12 Jan 1864
Patrick, born 19 May 1865
Alice, born 12 Dec 1866
William, born 19 May 1870
Thomas, born 8 Oct 1872
Kathryn, born 10 Sept 1874
James, born 18 Jan 1875
Elizabeth, born 3 Jun 1877

Margaret O'Donnell Mulcahy died in Pennsylvania, 23 Aug 1909 at the age of 74. She is buried in Pardoe Catholic Cemetery, Pardoe, PA.

Agafie Effie Raga and Michael Pachuk

Agafie Effie Raga and Michael Pachuk

Agafie "Effie" Raga was born 10 May 1890 in Paviat Rohatyn Galicia, Ukraine, the daughter of Theodore and Katherine Kobelnick Raga. She had a brother named Nicholay and a sister, Peri Raga who married John Lupinos.

Effie Raga married Michael Pachuk, also of the Ukraine, who is listed on the Ellis Island Immigrant Wall of Honor.

Effie Raga Pachuk died in Apr 1978 in Crawford County, PA.

509th Composite Group

509th Composite Group

This is photo of the flight crew that photographed the dropping of the 'Atom Bomb' at Bikini Atoll.

Martin Telder

Martin Telder

Martin was born in the Netherlands in 1865 and came to the United States with his parents when he was one and a half years old. His parents were Gerrit and Alberdina (Brummeler) Telder. Martin was raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and married Anna Kornoelje, daughter of Johannes and Cornelia "Katie" (Barendse) Kornoelje. Martin and Anna had seven children. He died in 1839 at 73 years of age.

Peter Holmquist

Peter Holmquist

Born 1862 in Sweden. Arrived in the United States in 1883 and moved to Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. This photo was taken in the early 1890s. Peter married Johanna Nielson and they had nine children, eventually moving to Tustin, Osceola County, Michigan. Peter died in 1943 at the age of 81.

Gerrit & Sylvia VanHolstyn

Gerrit & Sylvia VanHolstyn

Gerrit VanHolstyn (1887-1973) and Sieb "Sylvia" DeJong (1892-1980) were married in the Netherlands and had nine children. They moved to the United States in 1949 and seven of their grown children eventually moved to west Michigan. Two of those later married and moved to Canada. Two daughters remained in the Netherlands. This is their wedding photo taken around 1914.