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Board Name: Ireland Genealogy
Paula M. Shannon usa Feb 11, 2003
Hi, I am looking for information on David McKaig and Mary (maiden name unknown)McKaig ( I would really like to find out her maiden name).They're address was 26 Stanfield St. Belfast Northern Ireland. They had 5 children that I know of, 3 boys David, Hugh (Hughie),and Richard(Dick). 2 daughters Virginia ( Ginny) and Annie Mae (my
Grandmother).
David McKaig never married, He retired from the Royal Air Force. He also liked to bet on the horses.
Hughie McKaig was a boxer he moved to Australia. My mom had a picture of him, playing in the yard at Ginny's home in Australia.
Richard (Dick)McKaig went to Australia to work for a family. He ran away from there. He worked on ships as steward and worked his way up to head steward. Joined the U.S. or Australian Air Force during WW2. Later the family heard from him and he was working for a Co. at the Sidney Docks. While there a bale fell on him and he was hurt badly.Richard had 2 children their names are Richard and Geraldine.
Virginia (Ginny) McKaig dont know married name. married and moved to Australia. she lived in the Outback.
Annie Mae McKaig(Born July 23rd 190? Died Nov.13th 1972) My grandmom, married James Magee(Born Jan 2nd 189? Died July 16th 1963) in St. Malachy's church in Belfast in 1916. they had 2 surviving children Mary Teresa (Molly) 1928 and Geraldine 1931 Seamus was born in 1926 but died at 4 to 6 months, and is burried at St. Malachy's. In 1936 the family moved to Birmingham, England, because James had been working there for over a year.
Molly was seeing a man named Paul Lund and they had 1 child. Her name is Paula.
Molly Married George MacFadden from the US and moved to the states in 1954. They Had 4 children.
Geraldine moved to the states a few years later in 1956. She met and married my father John T. Shannon Jr.they had 5 Children


I am also looking for information on David or James and Mary Magee they lived on Joy St. Belfast Northern Ireland. They owned cabbies ( horse and carraiges ) their children were James Magee( My Grandfather ) and siblings 3 Brothers Hughie Magee, John Magee and Arther(Artie)Magee they all emmigrated to the Untied States, Years unknown. John or Arthur had a son named Jackie Magee, He came to visit in Ireland for a time. He stayed at Nellies home James had 3sisters Nellie Magee, Joyce Magee and Lillian Magee.
Nellie (Magee) Gunning had 2 sons Robert Gunning and Jack Gunning. 1 Daughter Married James Friel Moved to NY had 2 children, 1st died in childbirth. 2nd Patsy Died. Lillian moved to NY to help with child.Later moved back to Ireland.
Joyce married Patrick Flynn(overseerer of post office)in Belfast Ireland and in Birmingham, England). They stayed in Ireland. they had 2 Daughters.
Lillian Magee, as far as we know never married. Had a friend named Captain McCormick. Went to NY after niece Patsy Friel died in childbirth, but later moved back to Ireland.
James Magee married Annie Mae McKaig

Jimmy Magee, cousin of James Magee was a lightweight boxing Champion. Had to quit because of mastoids. He married an English woman in Birmingham England. Fathers name was Mic Magee.


Sorry this is so long, I just wanted to give everything I know so that someone might know something. Thanks in advance Paula Shannon
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