Joseph Donaghy portrait b. dec 29 Antrim Ireland. He and his wife Nancy Donaghy emigrated from Antrim Ireland about 1835 and settled in Butler County Pa. They owned and operated the Old Stone House, stage coach stop and Inn, near Slippery Rock, Pa. It was the only stop between Allegheny County and Erie and was a pivotal abode. The Donaghy family had 12 children and often gave up their beds when they had guest and the entire family slept in tow upstairs rooms. The Old Stone House is now a historical place and is preserved and maintained by Slippery Rock University. They were a Christian family and bibles were throughout the home. The Donaghy family Bible was greatly detailed with births, deaths and marraiges. The information has been added to Ancestry.com.
A photo of Jane Donaghy b. 12 Jan abt 1830: Jane Donaghy is the daughter of Joseph and Nancy Donaghy They were the immigrants who came to USA from Antrim Ireland about 1835. They lived in Washington, Iowa and Pennsylvania. However...they did own and operate THE OLD STONE HOUSE, stage coach stop and Inn, in Butler County Pa.
It was the only stop between Erie and Allegheny County. I am not sure as to the relevance of Janes two middle names. They are however accurate as they have been taken from the Donaghy family Bible that is preserved at the Old Stone House, preservation through Slippery Rock Universtiy, PA.
Jacob Faller, Caller, Taller, Oaller, Civil War discharge document, PA: This document was in at a historical site. TO who it may concern- Pennsylvania Veteran -VOLUNTEER paid July 1868 it says on upper side. This is the discharge letter stating that Jacob Faller/ Caller, Taller, was born in Butler County Pa and is 29 years old. Year is 1865
The Caligraphy is hard to decipher as the T and F do not match exactly the first letter of last name. I am sure a family relative would be able to discern. This document is at the OLD STONE HOUSE, in Butler County PA, as an area articfact. It does not pertain to those who owned the Old Stone House stagecoach Inn, but that it represents that time period.
A photo of George Washington Ziegler b. in Jackson Twp, near Zelienople Pa 1857/1859 d. 1892. He married
A photo of Mom Nancy Donaghy (left) with a daughter. Joseph and Nancy Donaghy immigrated to USA from Antrim Ireland in 1835 . The Donaghy families of this branch lived in Iowa, Ohio and then Pennsylvania.
A photo of a daughter of Joseph and Nancy Donaghy. Likely born near Youngstown, or Warren Ohio or Butler County Pa. Her parents - immigrants Joseph and Nancy Donaghy who came to America around 1835 from Antrim Ireland.
Rose Ada (Donaghy) Ziegler is the daughter of Joseph and Nancy Donaghy. She married George W. Ziegler . he died around age 35.
Butler County Pa area. The Donaghy family was from Antrim Ireland. Her family owned and operated the "Old Stone House, stage coach and Inn, in Butler County, near Slippery Rock Pa.
A photo of the four daughters of Thomas and Rebecca (Lyon) Donaghy. left- Emma Frances b.1857, Rosa Ada b.1860, Ida May b.1863 and Jane Mary b.1866 (right).
2nd photo posted of the same needlepoint of the Donaghy family. It is old and hard to read in some areas. Therefore , I posted two photos to best aide you. Needlepoint made in 1858 by Lucinda Donaghy, daughter of Joseph and Nancy Donaghy from Antrim Ireland. they came to USA around 1835. The operated the Old Stone House, stage coach stop and Inn, located in Butler County Pa near Slippery Rock, PA.
A photo of Joseph and Nancy Donaghy Family History needlepointed birth record.
This is an heirloom Donaghy piece. Needlepointed by Lucinda Donaghy, in 1858- daughter of Joseph and Nancy Donaghy. The family owned and operated the Old Stone House, stagecoach stop and inn in Butler County. It was built in 1822. All 12 children are listed and birth dates minus the year Parents are listed as well. This is an extremely valuable treasure. It belongs to the Historical Society that cares for the Stone House, currently that being Slippery Rock University.(Joseph and Nancy, children: Thomas, Jane, George, George W, Mary A, Mar?a M, Lucinda Y, Amanda M, Nancy, Ann or Amy?, and James G.H., and (another) Nancy Donaghy.
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