Part 701d – Brunhammer Doherty Genealogy – 1880 Birth and Baptism – Great-Grandaunt Catherine Doherty – Wilmington, Delaware

31 May 2012

Good Day,

You NEVER know what the day will bring in a detailed, or not so detailed, Genealogy Hunt. Just be prepared...

The last child of gg-grandparents Philip and Margaret (née Doherty) Doherty is great-grandaunt Catherine. The 1880 St. Paul's Baptism Registration of great-grandaunt Catherine Doherty indicates that she was baptized 22 August 1880. Her birth date is provided as 11 August 1880.

Above is the page copy from the St. Paul's Register of Baptisms and from Item 5 of the microfilm FHL [1788084].

My transcription -


Register of Baptisms


Date - Aug 22
Name of Child - Catharine
Lawful Child of - Phil & Marg Dougherty
Born - 11 Aug (1880)
Sponsors - Jas F Kane & Ellen Kane
Name of Priest - M. Fallow

And I thought that this next document in my genealogy search of the Doherty Family was to be my last discovery.  But no, you would not believe what I just found this morning... but I am not going to say that which I found until I see the possible documentation and recording in the Registers of Baptism of St. Peters.  At first glance, it looks like it just might be correct. Stay-tuned...

The top image is of St. Paul's Catholic Church, established 20 December 1869. Photograph: Courtesy of Archives, Diocese of Wilmington.

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