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Ambrose Denton Geoghagan (1753 - 1815)

Ambrose Denton Geoghagan
Born in Dublin, County Dublin, Irelandmap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Hardin County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2018
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Ambrose was born in 1753. He was the son of John Geoghagen and Priscilla McGirt.

Ambrose Denton Geoghagan (also spelled Geoghegan) married:

1. Margaret "Peggy" Sellman Married: 1 MAY 1777 in Baltimore MD

Children of Ambrose and Margaret: 1. Unknown GEOGHEGAN b: in Maryland 2. Denton GEOGHEGAN birth: 5 AUG 1779 in Baltimore County MD Death: 5 APR 1850 in Hardin County KY maried: A) Elizabeth Shipley on 12 DEC 1802 in Anne Arundel, MD had 10 children B) Elizabeth WITHERS Married: 27 NOV 1834 in Hardin County KY 3. Thomas GEOGHEGAN b: 26 JUL 1780 in Baltimore County MD Death: 19 MAR 1808 in Hardin County KY married: Amelia DORSEY Married: 4 OCT 1804 in Baltimore County MD 4. John H. GEOGHEGAN b: 6 FEB 1782 in Baltimore County MD Death: 11 JAN 1854 in Hardin County KY married Ann Dorsey Married: 7 OCT 1809 in Washington County KY 5. Ruth GEOGHEGAN b: 2 MAR 1783 in Maryland Death: 15 MAR 1783 in Maryland

He passed away in 1815.


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