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Rose Bridget (Reilly) McHale (abt. 1884 - 1943)

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Rose [uncertain] Bridget McHale formerly Reilly
Born about in Mullaloughter, County Cavan, Irelandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 24 Jun 1914 in Wellesley, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Natick, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Rose Reilly was born in March 1884, likely in Mullaloughter, County Cavan, Ireland. A spinster, Rose married James William McHale on June 24, 1914 in Wellesley, Massachusetts.[1]

Rose B. Reilly and James McHale in Newton, Massachusetts at the birth of their child, Catherine, on January 3, 1919, living at 55 Thomas Street in the 3rd Ward.[2] The "Return of a Birth" lists Rose's birth place as County Cavan, Ireland and her age as 34 at the time of her daughter's birth, making her born around 1884. Her husband, William J. McHale, worked as a teamster and was 41 at the time, having been born in Scranton, Pennsylvania.


  1. Massachusetts Vital Records, 1840–1911. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, volume 626, and Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
  2. "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 November 2019), Rose B Reilly in entry for Catherine McHale, 1919.

Research Notes

There is, on a parish register entry for a Rose Reilly, baptized on March 22, 1884 in Annagh, Cavan, Ireland, daughter of John and Mary Reilly.[3] There are also at least three immigration records for a Rose Reilly, all seemingly born around 1884. Also on are lots of Ireland census records showing John and Mary Reilly and their family, including Rose, in Mullaloughter, County Cavan, Ireland (available from the National Archives.) At the time of the 1901 census, Rose's siblings included Maryann (age 16), Bridget (age 13), Charles (age 11), Maggie (age 9), and John (age 6).

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