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From: "Dawne Temple" <>
Subject: Re: [PAWESTMO] Catholic records, c. 1850-55
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 16:49:34 -0400
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Here is contact information for St. Vincent Basilica Parish.

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Subject: [PAWESTMO] Catholic records, c. 1850-55

>I am trying to pin down a date of marriage and dates of two baptisms,
> possibly in Westmoreland county. A researcher from the Catholic
> diocese in Pittsburgh has searched their files, and was unable to
> locate any information. My thinking is that they could have been in
> Westmoreland county, c. 1850--55, but I have no proof of this. Does
> anyone know if the records from the St. Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe are
> available for public search? I have heard that these records have NOT
> been recorded, and are NOT available for public search. Is this
> information correct?
> Patrick KELLY, b. abt. 1820 possibly Galway, Ireland>US ???; married
> Mary Ann DOLAN b. 1825, Galway; d. 1890, Allegheny City/Northside,
> Pittsburgh; buried St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Lawrenceville, PA.
> Parents of two known children: Patrick/Patsy KELLY, b. abt. 1851/52,
> PA; and Mary Anna KELLY, b. June 1854, PA.
> Patrick died AFTER the birth of Mary Anna KELLY, 1854, as widow Mary
> Ann nee DOLAN married Richard HALL, Sept. 1856, St. Paul, Allegheny
> County, PA.
> I have searched Fr. Ledoux's volumes for these KELLY names, without
> success. And again have searched the Pittsburgh diocese records --
> nothing found.
> Any and all suggestions will be greatly appreciated.
> Also, what were the names of Catholic churches in Westmoreland county,
> for the 1850--1855 time frame? And are any of these records
> searchable? Anyone know of a burial for a Patrick KELLY, c. 1854-56 in
> Westmoreland county?
> Thanks for your time, and maybe with your help this 20 years mystery
> will be solved!!!
> Marybeth C.
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