Oct. 9, 1843: Naturalization: James McAninch, a native of Ireland . . . declared on oath

before the Clerk of the Court of Quarter Sessions in the County of Phila. on the seventh

day of October A.D. 1837 [not 1839] . . . [witness] William Harris a Citizen of the

United States of America . . . is well acquainted with James McAninch the petitioner . . .

[oath] I James McAninch . . . sworn in open court this ninth day of October A.D. 1843

"Philadelphia Naturalization Records : an index to records of aliens' declarations

of intention and/or oaths of allegiance, 1789-1880, in United States Circuit Court,

United States District Court, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Quarter Sessions Court,

Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia”, by P William Filby, Work Projects Admin., and

the Penn. Historical Commission; pub. 1982, Gale Research Co., Detroit; ancestry.com


Elizabeth Macannch/Macannah 27 (b.ca.1823) b.Pennsylvania

    George Macannch 10 (b.ca.1840) b.Pennsylvania / At School

    Mary J Macannch 6 (b.ca.1844) b.Pennsylvania / At School

    James Macannch 4 (b.ca.1846) b.Pennsylvania

    in the household of John A Simonson 36 b.New York [occ] M~(unreadable)

    with Mary Simonson 24 / Mary Griffith 52 / Elizabeth Mackelhay 18 b.Ireland

    Fourth Ward, Kensington, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, p.96, 12 Aug. 1850

[and] James McNinch 40 [b.ca.1810] M Laborer b.Ireland

    Mary McNinch 30 [b.ca.1820] F b.Ireland [not John and Mary married 1777 (above)]

    Wm McNinch M 3 (b.ca.1847) b.Penn. / Eliza McNinch F 1 (b.ca.1849) b.Penn.

    Manayunk Upper Ward, Philadelphia, 9 Sept. 1850; NARA M432 R 808 p.113’B’


Manayunk, a neighborhood in Lower Northwest Philadelphia, on the banks of the

Schuylkill River . . . was populated by a mix of German, Irish and Polish immigrants . . .

who established their own Catholic churches, including: St. John the Baptist (Irish) . . .



M'Nynch (sic),Jas., engin'r, Main & Shur's la(ne) (Myk) (engineer, Manayunk) [5.b]

[City Dir.] https://www.philageohistory.org/citydir/MCE1856a > M'Nynch p.421


M'Ninch Jas. Lab. Toll Gate (Myk) (laborer) / Philadelphia City Directory [5.b]

[City Dir.] https://archive.org/details/mcelroysphiladel1857amce/page/n3 > M'N p.441


M'Ninch Jas. Lab. Toll Gate (Myk) (laborer) / Philadelphia City Directory [5.b]

[City Dir.] https://www.philageohistory.org/citydir/MCE1858a > M’Ninch p.422


McA/I/Ninch 1700s-1800s Events in the Philadelphia area               / November 2018

McAninch Family History NL v.XXVI n.2 / Copyright Frank McAninch / pg.2018-18

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