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Below is a family biography included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.   These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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JOHN F. MULLOOLY, superintendent of mines, post office Fairhaven, was born Aug. 15, 1848, in Westmoreland county, Pa., a son of James and Ann (Murtaugh) Mullooly, natives of Ireland. The parents followed farming in Westmoreland county until 1860, when they removed to Allegheny county and continued to farm on part of the ground where the steelworks have since been erected, and here the father died. Their children were Bridget, Patrick, Martin, Mary, Katie, John F. and James. John F. farmed in early life, but subsequently became a practical miner. He began work for the company in 1873, and March 15, 1881, took charge of the Ormsby mine, being checkman, weighman and then engineer, etc.; he is now superintendent of the mine. Mr. Mullooly married Ellen, daughter of Michael Glacken, and they have six children: James R., John, George, Charley, Joseph and Mary. Mr. and Mrs. Mullooly are members of the R. C. Church, and he is a republican.

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This family biography is one of 2,156 biographies included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.

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