Anthony McHugh 1818-1897
Born: 1818, Ireland
Married: Anne Price b. 1823
Died: 18 Apr 1897 Scranton PA
Mary 1849 m. William
Barrett (My Great Grandparents)
Patrick 1850-1896 m. Bridget
Ellen (Nellie) 1851 m. Martin Byrne
Catherine 1853 m. Thomas McHugh d. 1889, parents of Monsignor Thomas J.
Dorothy (Dora) 1858 m. John Reap
Anne (Anna) 1862 m. Thomas Stone
Honor (Nora) 1864 m. Michael McHugh, parents of Monsignor Frank P. McHugh
1873: On May 12, 55 year-old Anthony
McHugh and his 50 year-old wife, Anne, arrived in New York, aboard the
Batavia [see image below]. They were accompanied by 20 year-old daughter
Ellen, 14 year-old son Michael, 11 year-old daughter Anne, and 9 year-old
daughter Honor. The other children must have arrived separately.
1880 Census: 65 year-old Anthony
McHugh, 59 year-old wife Anne, and 17 year-old daughter Anne lived on
16th Street in West Scranton, next door to their daughter Catherine and
her husband, Thomas McHugh, and very near their daughter Dora and her
husband, John Reap.
19 April 1897
The Death of Anthony McHugh, an old resident of this side, occurred yesterday
morning at his home, 1518 Luzerne street. Deceased was well known here,
possessed numerous commendable qualities and was esteemed by a large legion
of friends. He came to this country from Ireland twenty-four years ago
and has since resided here. Six daughters survive him, Mrs. Thomas McHugh,
Mrs. William Barrett, Mrs. John Reap, Mrs. Thomas Stone, and Mrs. Michael
McHugh, all of this city. He was the father of the late Patrick McHugh,
and his age is about 88 years.