Immigrated to the US from Ireland



Served in
Revolutionary War



James Quigley

b. 1711 (Ireland) - d. Nov. 16, 1801(MA)

Buried in Chester Center, Massachusetts



The Quigley Family / Family website:


James Quigley was born in 1711 in Stranorlar, County Donegal, Ireland. Around the year 1753 he married Isabel Walker, the daughter of William and Mary Walker. Isabell was about 17 years old; James was about 42 years old.

James and Isabel made their home in Worcester, Massachusetts. Each of their eleven children were born here. James Quigley and three of his sons served in the Revolutionary War.

In 1784, James Quigley moved his family to Chester, Massachusetts. He contributed towards the building of a meeting house there.

Isabel Walker Quigley died on March 24, 1793 in Chester, Massachusetts. James died there also on November 16, 1801. They are both buried together in a cemetery at Chester Center, Massachusetts






  • John Quigley
    b. 1754 - d. 1754
    Massachusetts Births & Christenings, 1639 - 1915: John Quigley was born Feb. 1754 in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts to James Quigley and Isabella. NOTE: The first son of James and Isabella Quigley to be named John died shortly after birth in 1754.
  • William Quigley
    Revolutionary War
    b. April 1756 (Worcester Co., MA) - d. July 9, 1840 (Ontario Co., NY)
    Married Thankful Moore / / The 1782 Volunteer Militia from Washington County, Pa And their Moravian Indian victims: Pvt. William Quigley ? only on the 1888 list ? in Nottingham Township in 1783; EF says that he was a Pvt. in Munn?s Co on the summer, 1782 Crawford Expedition.

  • James Quigley
    Revolutionary War
    b. 1758 (MA) - d. aft. 1831 (OH)
    Married Esther Fowler / That's Where It All Began, by Winnie Smith Johnson (page 29): James Quigley Took up donation lands purchased from the Ohio Company (in what is now Waterford, OH) in 1797.
  • John Quigley Sr.
    Revolutionary War
    b. 1760 - d. 1804
  • Catherine (Quigley) Hamilton
    b. 1764 - d. 1848
    Married John Hamilton
  • Hugh Quigley
    b. 1765 - d. 1841
    Married Mary Mulhollon
  • Susey Quigley
    b. 1769 - d. ?
  • Adam Quigley
    b. 1770 - d.?
    Married Hannah Buttalph
  • Ann Quigley
    b. 1772 - d.?
  • David Quigley
    b. 1775 - d. ?
  • Becky Quigley
    b. 1777 - d. ?






Isabella Walker Quigley

Married abt. 1753






History of Worcester and it's people by Charles Nutt (page 213): William Quigley - brother of James had here by wife Thankful: Isabel bapt 1778, Josph bapt. 178?, Anna, Becky.


Hugh Quigley of this town settled early at Chester.