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John Geoghagan Sr (1755 - 1826)

John Geoghagan Sr
Born in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Nicholas County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2018
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John Geoghagan Sr served during the American Revolution
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John married Diana Harris per his DAR record. The couple married on May 3, 1779 In Baltimore Maryland.

Marriages Per DAR record

  1. Diana Harris (born in Maryland)
  2. Mary Ann Unknown

John Served in the Revolutionary War, first under Captain Samuel Smith in the 4th Maryland Regiment, and later as an Ensign in the 6th Maryland Line. Enlistment: February 20, 1777 End of Tour: Resigned January 20, 1778. John apparently "took ill" during his term of service and was declared an invalid.

Children of John and Diana (Harris) Geoghegan

  1. John Geoghegan, Jr. (born between 1775 and 1785 by census), married Nancy?
  2. Michael Geoghegan (born between 1775 and 1794 by census), Married (first) Mary Trigg, daughter of Thomas Trigg of Nicholas County KY, sealed and dated September 29, 1834.Married (second) Zippora? .(Zippora mentioned in his father's will).
  3. Elizabeth Geoghegan, born February 10, 1785 in MD, died September 16, 1818 in Harrison County, IN.Married Aquilla Standiford, II (1780-1854) on December 27, 1803 in KY.
  4. Mary Geoghegan (aka Molly)married ? Culp (whose grandson W. N. Culp wrote about his grandfather John Goegan fighting in the Revolutionary War).
  5. Sarah Geoghegan married Daniel Earlywine on December 31, 1815 in KY.
  6. Martha Geoghegan (aka Patsy) married ? Kimbrough.
  7. Rebecca Geoghegan (aka Becky) married ? Earlywine in KY.
  8. Susannah "Suckey" Geoghegan married Mosely Brooks.


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