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From: "Jack O'Connor" <>
Subject: Re: [PACAMBRI] PACAMBRI Digest, Vol 5, Issue 175
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 18:53:57 -0400
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Thursday, January 26, 1933, Altoona Mirror, page 6, Altoona, Blair, PA
Aged Pioneer To Be Honor Guest
CRESSON, Jan. 26 - One of the earliest settlers in Sankertown borough, John Heyden McGuire, today is quietly observing the 86th anniversary of his birth at the residence of his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Albert McGuire of 98 Sumner street. The octogenarian is enjoying the best of health and members of the family have planned a reception in his honor this evening. Since the death of his wife on Oct. 12, 1910, Mr. McGuire has made his home with his son. The most of his lifetime he pursued
farming and a number of years was engaged as a teamster in Loretto, hauling lumber for the various saw mills in that vicinity. He was born on Jan. 26, 1847, in Loretto, a son of Michael and Sara (Glass) McGuire and is a grandson of Michael McGuire, an early settler in Cambria county. A brother, George Luke McGuire of Sankertown, will attain his 84th birthday anniversary on Feb. 19. The father died while John Heyden was a mere child and his mother answered the call on June 10, 1904 [Dec. 28, 1906], and both are buried in the St. Michael's Catholic church cemetery, Loretto. Mr. McGuire and Miss Mary Jane Coons, daughter of the late William and Anna [Anastasia Byrne] (Burns) Coons, Loretto, were united in marriage in the original St. Michael's Catholic church, Loretto, on June 5, 1871. The late Rev. Edward A. Bush, parish rector, presided. Previous to establishing his permanent residence in Sankertown, Mr. and Mrs. McGuire resided in Munster and Loretto for many years. Thirteen children were born to this union of whom the following are living: Mrs. John Nagle of Barnesboro; Alice, wife of John Adelsberger of Summit; Clara, wife of Fred A. Hines of Hoguetown; Susan, wife of William S. Hart; Bernard McGuire and George Albert McGuire, of Sankertown. Mr. McGuire has thirty-eight grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. He is identified with the St. Francis Xavier's Catholic church, Cresson, of which the Rev. James A. Graven is pastor, and is a regular attendant.
NOTE: John was the great-grandson of Captain Michael McGuire, not his grandson.
NOTE 2: John's first child, Mary Elizabeth, was born May 1, 1871 according to her obit, one month after the marriage date listed above.
The information contained in this article does not seem to be accurate.
Friday January 24, 1936, Altoona Mirror, Altoona, Blair, PA
OLDEST MALR RESIDENT ROUNDS OUT 90 YEARS
CRESSON, Pa., Jan. 24 - Sankerstown’s oldest male resident, John Heyden [Hayden] McGuire, a descendant of the first white settler in Cambria County, Captain Michael McGuire, who passed away many years ago, and on of the original settlers in this section, today entered the ranks of the nonagenarians. His 90th birthday anniversary followed closely the 90th anniversary of the birth of Mrs. Mary (Dalton) O’Donnell, 316 Spruce St., Sankertown on Jan. 6.
Since the death of his wife, Mrs. Mary Jane (Coons) McGuire on Oct. 12, 1910, Mr. McGuire has made his home with his son and daughter-in-law Mr. and Mrs. George Albert McGuire, 98 Summer Street. He is the last of a pioneer Cambria union, the late Michael and Sarah (Glass) McGuire, and he was born in Loretto, Jan. 25, 1846. Mr. McGuire, enjoying splendid health, is one of the oldest communicants of the St. Francis Xavier’s Catholic Church and is a regular attendant.
Monday, August 1, 1941, Altoona Mirror, page 26, Altoona, Blair, PA
JOHN HAYDEN McGUIRE
Aged 94, of Cresson, died at the home of his son, George A. McGuire, at 908 Summer street, Cresson, following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 26, 1847, at Loretto, a son of Michael and Sarah (Glass) McGuire, and was retired for some time. His wife was Mary Jane Coons who died in 1910. Thirteen children were born to the union, six surviving, as follows: Mrs. John Nagle of Barnesboro and Mrs. Fred Hines, Mrs. John Adelsberger, Mrs. W. E. Hart and E. W. [Bernard W.] and George McGuire, all of Cresson. Surviving also are thirty-six grandchildren and thirty-five great-grandchildren. Mr. McGuire was a member of St. Francis Xavier’s Catholic church at Cresson. He was the son of Captain Michael McGuire, the first white settler in Cambria county. Early in life he followed teamster, farming and sawmill work, being retired for the past thirty years.
NOTE: John was the great-grandson of Captain Michael McGuire, not his son.
> Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 16:29:56 -0400
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> Subject: Re: [PACAMBRI] PACAMBRI Digest, Vol 5, Issue 175
> A slight correction in one date. John Heyden (Hayden) McGuire was born
> Jan. 26, 1847 according to his Death Certificate.
> He lived to a very old age - 94 years, six months, five days.
> Mary Hoffherr wrote:
> > John Heyden McGuire January 25, 1846 - July 31, 1941
> > Mary Jane Coons July 22, 1853 - October 12, 1910
> > Both buried at St. Mike's
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> > who was Clara Anastasia McGuire Hines parents??/
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