Barney Monaghan, born possibly Limbrick area , Ireland abt 1800. Married Ann_____ also from Ireland born estimate date 1809/ 1810. They immigrated to Essex Co., Newark, NJ prior to 1830. Their first child Minor Barney Monaghan was born in 1830 , a daughter, Catherine Ann born there also in1833 and a son Alexander "Alex" estimate of 1846. Later date not known they moved to St Louis area in Mo. Next move known was to Adams Co., Quincy, IL Catherine Ann and Minor Barney. apparently remained in Mo. Hope to find more information on Barney and Ann's family in Ireland. Also on Catherine Ann and Alex. Alex Married a lady Barbara born abt 1855 from Germany age of 25. Both parents born in Germany. Hopefully info on her family. Alex and Barbara know to have two children, , Annie b. 1875 in Mo., and James A b. 1879.Adams Co Ill.
Maxine - I am granddaughter of James A. and Elizabeth Gates Monaghan; Great-granddaughter of Alexander and Barbara Maier (Meyer) Monaghan; Great-great-granddaughter of Barney and Ann Monaghan. I live in Kansas City along with a few cousins. I have no info on Barney and Ann prior to their immigration in about 1820 and life in Clinton, Essex, New Jersey. I have been unable to locate any records prior to that date.
Please feel free to contact me if you wish additional info. If you are family I would love to meet you. I am eager to share all info I have.