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Re: Bridget Murtha/Murtagh & James Woods in Philadelphia, PA 1880
Posted by: Reinhart Char (ID *****2588) Date: October 09, 2006 at 21:21:21
In Reply to: John Murtha/Murtagh b. 1825-1828 IRE/Philadelphia, PA 1860-1880 by Reinhart Char of 495

In the 1880 United States Census, I found:

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

James WOODS Self M Male W 30 IRE Blacksmith IRE IRE
Bridget WOODS Wife M Female W 27 SCO Keeping House SCO SCO
Thomas WOODS Son S Male W 2 PA IRE SCO
Tarrance WOODS Son S Male W 1 PA IRE SCO

Source Information:

Census Place Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Family History Library Film 1255189
NA Film Number T9-1189
Page Number 14D


In the 1880 United States Federal Census, I found:

Name Parent or spouse names Home in 1880 (City,County,State) Birth Year BirthPlace Relation

John Murtha Rose Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA abt 1828 Ireland Self
Rose Murtha John Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA abt 1833 Ireland Wife
Patrick Murtha John, Rose Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA abt 1855 SCOTLAND Son
John Murtha John, Rose Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA abt 1865 Pennsylvania Son
Mary Jane Murtha John, Rose Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA abt 1868 Pennsylvania Daughter


It is believed that Bridget Murtha, daughter of John and Rose Murtha married James J. Woods of County Monaghan in Philadelphia just before 1880.


In the 1870 United States Federal Census, household 1340, I found:

Name Home in 1870 (City, County, State) Estimated Birth Year BirthPlace Race Gender

John Mertha Philadelphia Ward 18 Dist 54 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1830 Male
Rose Mertha Philadelphia Ward 18 Dist 54 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1830 Female
Bridget Mertha Philadelphia Ward 18 Dist 54 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1850 Female
Patrick Mertha Philadelphia Ward 18 Dist 54 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1855 Male
Kate Mertha Philadelphia Ward 18 Dist 54 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1855 Female
Mary Mertha Philadelphia Ward 18 Dist 54 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1865 Female
John Mertha Philadelphia Ward 18 Dist 54 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1865 Male
William Mckeon Philadelphia Ward 18 Dist 54 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1830 Male



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