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Samuel Mehorter
of Philadelphia, PA
(cir1795-bef1861)

Updated 15-May-2004


The following article3-generation register report  and  list of research sources about Samuel Mehorter of Philadelphia, PA was originally published in the McWh*rter Genealogy Newsletter, Volume 5, Issue 1 (February 2001).


If new information has come to light since the date of first publication, additions or corrections made to the original text are indicated in red.


Care should be used in crediting the information presented here. What has been compiled in the McWh*rter Database, from which these articles and reports are drawn, has been contibuted by many different researchers - some more careful than others.


The numbers following each name below (i.e. #22147 for Samuel Mehorter) are the numbers assigned those individuals in the McWh*rter Database.

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Samuel Mehorter
of Philadelphia, PA
(cir1795-bef1861)

Samuel Mehorter [db#22147] was born cir1795 in Ireland. It is not known whether Samuel ever came to the United States, but it is said that his wife Mary (Wall or) Watt [db#22148] and their children came to Philadelphia, PA about 1846.

Mary is listed in the 1860 census of Philadelphia (Ward 1) living with her son-in-law John Henry [db#22161]. Mary is listed in the Philadelphia City Directories of both 1861 & 1862 as "widow" and living at 1529 Fitzwater. In the 1865 City Directory she is found living at 1703 Webster.

Nine (9) children are ascribed to Samuel & Mary, all born in Ireland, between abt1828 and 1842.

.....Son John Watt Mehorter [db#22151] is listed as a ‘shoemaker" in the City Directories of 1861, 1865 & 1866.

.....Son Samuel Mehorter [db#22157] is listed as "laborer" in the Directories of 1863, 1864, 1865 & 1866 as well as the 1860 census.

.....Son Hugh Mehorter [db#22153] is listed as "tailor" in the 1862 Philadelphia City Directory.


tree6.gif (2816 bytes)    The Modified Register Reports which follow relate information currently in the MCWH*RTER DATABASE.
Anyone with additional information to offer or who believes that a correction to some of the information is justified should feel free
to offer their assistance.


Thanks to Lauren Snellgrove of Huntsville, AL this Register Report has been greatly expanded since the date of its original publication in the McWh*rter Genealogy Newsletter (Updated changes are in RED)

1. Samuel Mehorter #22147 b. cir1795, Ireland, residences: Ireland; Philadelphia, PA, m. Mary (Wall or) Watt #22148, b. 1798, Ireland, residences: Ireland; Philadelphia, PA, d. aft1870. Samuel died bef1861.

.....Children:

.......+2. i Sarah Mehorter #22154 b. 1819.

.......+3. ii John Watt Mehorter #22151 b. abt1830.

.......+4. iii Samuel Mehorter #22157 b. cir1830.

.......+5. iv Hugh Mehorter #22153 b. 1833.

..........6. v Elizabeth Mehorter #22149 b. 1834, Ireland, residences: Ireland; Philadelphia, PA, m. Thomas Simpson #22150, b. 1832, Ireland, residences: Philadelphia, PA, d. 11-Mar-1913. Elizabeth died 22-Mar-1913, Philadelphia, PA, buried: Mt. Moriah, Philadelphia, PA.

.......+7. vi Rebecca Mehorter #22180 b. 1836.

.......+8. vii Matilda Mehorter #22178 b. 1839.

.......+9. viii Rachel H. Mehorter #22160 b. 1842.

 

Second Generation

 

2. Sarah Mehorter #22154 (1.Samuel1) b. 1819, Ireland, residences: Ireland, Philadelphia, PA, Penn twp., Chester co., PA m. John Patchell #22155, b. abt1815, Ireland, residences: Ireland, Penn twp., Chester co., PA, d. aft1880. Sarah died bet1860-1870.

.....Children:

..........10. i Mary Jane Patchell #27707 b. abt1841, residences: Penn twp, Chester co., PA, m. ? Rudy #34401, b. cir1840. Mary died aft1912.

..........11. ii David Patchell #34402, b. abt1842, reisdences: Penn twp., Chester co., PA, d. bet1850-1858.

..........12. iii Samuel Patchell #34403, b. abt1843, residences: Penn twp., Chester co., PA, d. bet1850-1860.

..........13. iv Sarah A. Patchell #27708 b. abt1848, residences: Penn twp., Chester co., P, d. bet1850-1853?

..........14. v Sarah A. Patchell #34404, b. abt1853, PA, residences: Penn twp., Chester co., PA; Porter co., IN; Cook co., IL m. William Ironsides #34405, 1873, b. abt1854, PA, residences: Penn twp., Chester co., PA; Cook co., IL; Porter co., IN, d. aft1920. Sarah died aft1920.

..........15. vi John X. Patchell #22156, b. abt1855, PA, residences: Penn twp., Chester co., PA, d. aft1920.

..........16. vii David Patchell #34406, b. abt1858, PA, residences: Penn twp., Chester co., PA

..........17. viii Robert K. Patchell #27709 b. 25-Mar-1863, PA, residences: PA; Cook co., IL; Santa Clara co., CA, m. Clarissa M. ? #34407, 1882, b. abt1864, IN, residences: IN; Santa Clara co., CA, d. aft1930. Robert died 7-Nov-1941, Alameda co., CA.

3. John Watt Mehorter #22151 (1.Samuel1) b. abt1830, Ireland, residences: Ire; Philadelphia, PA, m. Mary Hill #22152, b. 1833, residences: Philadelphia, PA, d. 12-Jul-1899, buried: Mt. Moriah cem., Philadelphia, PA. John died 18-Feb-1876, buried: Mt. Moriah cem., Philadelphia, PA.

.....Children:

..........18. i John W. Mehorter #27710 b. -Nov-1859, residences: Philadelphia, PA.

..........19. ii Mary B. Mehorter #22165 b. 1860, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. John Adams #22171, b. 18??. Mary died aft 4-Apr-1913.

..........20. iii Elizabeth Watt Mehorter #22166 b. 1867, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. 1890, in Philadelphia, PA, William Boyd #22172, b. 1867, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA. Elizabeth died aft 4-Apr-1913.

..........21. iv John Mehorter #27711 b. 1868, residences: Philadelphia, PA, d. 1870.

..........22. v Rachel Campbell Mehorter #22168 b. 1869, residences: PA, d. 24-May-1932, buried: Mt. Moriah cem., Philadelphia, PA.

..........23. vi Agnes Cross Mehorter #22167 b. 1870, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. 1906, in Philadelphia, PA, Ebenezer "Ebby" Hendry #22173, b. 27-Apr-1871, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, (son of Daniel Shedden Hendry #27728 and Hannah Bear #27729) residences: Scotland; PA. Agnes died aft 4-Apr-1913.

..........24. vii Matilda Amy Mehorter #22169 b. 1870, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. 1904, in Philadelphia, PA, John Drummond Garcia #22174, b. 1874, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA. Matilda died aft 4-Apr-1913.

..........25. viii David H. Mehorter #27712 b. 1873, residences: Philadelphia, PA, d. 1874.

..........26. ix Samuel John Mehorter #22170 b. -Nov-1874, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA; CA, m. 1896, in Philadelphia, PA, Lillie Mae Fraser #22175, b. -Dec-1874, PA, (daughter of James Fraser #22177) residences: PA; CA, d. 22-Jan-1937, Los Angeles, CA. Samuel died 3-Jul-1939, Los Angeles, CA, buried: Burbank, CA.

4. Samuel Mehorter #22157 (1.Samuel1) b. cir1830, Ireland, residences: Ireland; Philadelphia, PA, m. (1) abt1858, Mary J. "Jane" Ironside #22158, b. 1831, Ireland, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. (2) cir1869, Sarah Gregg #25558, b. -Aug-1841, Ireland, residences: Ireland; PA, d. aft1900. Samuel died 18-Jun-1883, Philadelphia, PA.

.....Children by Mary J. "Jane" Ironside:

..........27. i Mary Jane Mehorter #22159 b. abt-Mar-1859, Philadelphia, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA.

.....Children by Sarah Gregg:

..........28. ii Mary Mahorter #27743 b. 1866, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA.

..........29. iii Samuel Mahorter #27744 b. 1869, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA.

..........30. iv Robert Mahorter #22185 b. -Dec-1870, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA.

..........31. v Hugh Watt Mahorter #22186 b. 16-Dec-1876, Philadelphia, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. 22-Aug-1900, in Philadelphia, PA, Ellen Smelter Sayles #22187, b. 7-Apr-1879, Nether Hallam, Yorkshire, England, (daughter of Frederick James Smelter Sayles #27745 and Harriet Barlow #27746) residences: England; NJ, d. -Feb-1964, Camden, NJ, buried: Magnolia cem., Philadelphia, PA. Hugh died 1926, MN, buried: MN.

5. Hugh Mehorter #22153 (1.Samuel1) b. 1833, Ireland, residences: Ire.; Philadelphia, PA, m. Mary Orr #25559, b. -Jan-1832, Ireland, residences: Ire.; Philadelphia, PA, d. 13-Jan-1908, buried: Mt. Moriah cem., Philadelphia, PA. Hugh died 23-May-1894, buried: Mt. Moriah cem., Philadelphia, PA.

.....Children:

..........32. i Samuel Adams Mehorter #18889 b. 5-May-1858, PA, residences: PA; NJ, m. 1887, in Philadelphia, PA, Mary Elizabeth Brines #18890, b. 19-Mar-1869, VA, (daughter of James S. Brines #27758 and Charlotte Ellen Twiford #27759) residences: VA; PA; NJ, d. 29-Apr-1936, Philadelphia, PA, buried: Wenonah cem., Wenonah, NJ. Samuel died 21-Mar-1910, Philadelphia, PA, buried: Wenonah cem., Wenonah, NJ.

..........33. ii Rebecca W. Mehorter #27752 b. 1862.

..........34. iii Hugh Robert Mehorter #27753 b. 1864, residences: PA, d. 17-Dec-1866.

..........35. iv John Watt Mehorter #22182 b. -Feb-1868, Philadelphia, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. Rose ? #27754, b. cir1870, residences: Philadelphia, PA. John died 31-Oct-1925, buried: Mt. Moriah cem., Philadelphia, PA.

..........36. v Hugh Lewis Mehorter #27755 b. -Mar-1874, Philadelphia, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, d. 16-Dec-1908, buried: Mt. Moriah cem., Philadelphia, PA.

..........37. vi Elizabeth Mehorter #27756 b. cir1875, residences: Philadelphia, PA.

..........38. vii Letitia Mehorter #27757 b. cir1875, residences: Philadelphia, PA.

7. Rebecca Mehorter #22180 (1.Samuel1) b. 1836, Ireland, residences: Ire; PA, m. John Robb #22181, b. 1831, Ireland, residences: Ire.; Philadelphia, PA. Rebecca died 17-Jul-1915(16).

.....Children:

..........39. i John Robb #27791 b. 1854, Philadelphia, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, d. aft1870.

..........40. ii James L. Robb #27792 b. 1860, PA, residences: PA, d. aft1910.

..........41. iii Anna Robb #27793 b. 1866, PA, residences: PA, d. aft1870.

..........42. iv Samuel Robb #27794 b. 1868, PA, residences: PA, d. aft1870.

..........43. v Catherine C. Robb #27795 b. cir1870, residences: PA?, d. 20-Oct-1918.

..........44. vi Herbert Robb #27796 b. cir1875, residences: PA?.

..........45. vii William M. Robb #27797 b. cir1875, residences: PA?.

8. Matilda Mehorter #22178 (1.Samuel1) b. 1839, Ireland, residences: Ire.; Philadelphia, PA, m. William J. Paul #22179, b. cir1835, Philadelphia, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA. Matilda died 7-Mar-1916.

.....Children:

..........46. i Mary W. Paul #27798 b. 1858, Philadelphia, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. Samuel McClintock #27799, b. cir1855.

..........47. ii Archibald S. Paul #27800 b. 1861, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. Ella M. ? #27801, b. 1871, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA.

..........48. iii Matilda Paul #27802 b. 1868, PA, residences: PA, d. aft1910.

..........49. iv David Paul #27803 b. 1868, PA, residences: PA, d. aft1910.

..........50. v Elizabeth Paul #27804 b. 1877, PA, residences: PA, d. aft1910.

..........51. vi Rachel Paul #27805 b. 18??, m. ? McDougal #27806, b. 18??.

..........52. vii William Paul #27807 b. cir1870, residences: PA.

..........53. viii Samuel Paul #27808 b. 18??.

9. Rachel H. Mehorter #22160 (1.Samuel1) b. 1842, Ireland, residences: Ireland; Philadelphia, PA, m. (1) bef7-Jun-1860, John Henry #22161, b. 1837, Philadelphia, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. (2) Henry Amer #25560, b. cir1840. Rachel died 12-Feb-1913.

.....Children by John Henry:

..........54. i Robert Henry #22162 b. 18??, d. aft 4-Apr-1913.

..........55. ii Mary Henry #22163 b. 1864, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA, m. Robert J. Adams #22164, b. 1860, PA, residences: Philadelphia, PA. Mary died aft 4-Apr-1913.


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Many thanks to Lynda J. Mahorter & Lauren Snellgrove of Huntsville, AL for the information they have contributed to the McWh*rter Database on this family.

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