List of Molly Maguires from Pinkerton & Reading Railroad Files

Contributed by: Charles P. Joyce
 
Last Name  First Name  Town  Remarks
Aubrey  William  Storm Hill   
Bannan  Mike  Turkey Run  AOH member 
Barratt  Pat  Raven Run  AOH member 
Barratt  Patsey  Rappahannock  AOH member 
Bartholomew  Len    AOH
defense attorney 
Bell  Manus  Girardville  AOH member 
Bergen  Martin  Tuscarora  AOH member
Hanged at Pottsville on January 16, 1879,  for the murder of Patrick Burns in Silver Creek 
Berrigan  Jack  Mahanoy City  AOH member. 
Berrigan  Mike  Mahanoy City  AOH member. 
Birmingham  Pat  Girardville   
Blair  James  Wiggans Patch   
Bonner  Patrick  Coaldale  AOH member 
Boran  James  Ireland  Breaker
AOH member 
Boylan  M.  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Boyle  Andrew  Storm Hill  County Treasurer 
Boyle  Barney  Summit Hill  AOH member
Convicted of committing perjury in Yost trial while testifying on behalf of James Boyle. Sentenced to three years in prison. 
Boyle  Bernard  Tamaqua  AOH member 
Boyle  Condon  Hazleton  AOH member. 
Boyle  Condy  Summit Hill  AOH member 
Boyle  D.  Hazleton  AOH member 
Boyle  Daniel  Summit Hill   
Boyle  James  Storm Hill, Lansford,
Carbon County
AOH member 
Born in Schuylkill County about 1852 of immigrant parents from Donegal. Worked at the No. 5 Colliery in the Panther Creek Valley, for the Lehigh & Wilkes-Barre Coal Company. Hanged at Pottsville on June 21, 1877, for the murder of Benjamin Yost.
Boyle  James  Summit Hill  AOH Bodymaster.
 
Boyle  Jamie    Executed in Pottsville. 
Boyle  John  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Boyle  John  Storm Hill  AOH member 
Boyle  Kate    16year old wife of James Boyle.
Perjured herself in behalf of her husband at the Munley trial. Sentenced to two and a half years in prison.
Boyle  Michael  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Bradley  James    Conspirator on the murder of Alexander Rea 10/17/1868/ 
Bradley  Pat  Lost Creek  AOH Treasurer 
Breit  John  Ashland   
Brennan  Andy  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Brennan  Frank  Buck Mountain  AOH Treasurer 
Brennan  James  Buck Mountain  AOH member 
Brennan  John "Spur"  Shenandoah 
Brennan  Michael  Schuylkill Have   
Brennan  Paddy  Summit Hill  Witnessed the murder of Gomer James. 
Breslin  Ellen  Summit Hill  Testified in Alec Campbell's behalf. 
Breslin  John  Palo Alto   
Breslin  Patrick  Summit Hill  AOH member 
Brophy  Thomas  Wheeling, WV   
Burk  Anthony  Connor's Patch  AOH member 
Burk  Mike  Connor's Patch  AOH member 
Burke  Pat  Lost Creek  AOH Secretary 
Burke  Tom  Connor's Patch  AOH member 
Burke  Tony  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Burns  Charles  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Burns  Malachi  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Burns  Peter  Silver Brook  AOH Bodymaster 
Butler  James  Lost Creek  AOH member 
Butler  John    #3 Breaker 
Butler  Patrick  Lost Creek, 
Schuylkill County
AOH Bodymaster
Turned states evidence when on trial for conspiracy to reward Thomas Hurley for killing Gomer James. Sectenced to two years in prison.
Callaghan  William  Mahanoy Plane  AOH member 
Callahan  Jerry  Cass Township   
Callahan  P. F.  Pleasant Valley  AOH Bodymaster 
Campbell  Alexander  Storm Hill  AOH Treasurer and Bodymaster.
Cell #14 Carbon County Jail. Born in Dungloe, County Donegal, in 1833. Came to the United States in 1868. Worked in the mines for a year and a half, then opened a hotel, the Columbia House in Tamaqua. Moved to Summit Hill, where he opened another tavern. Hanged at Mauch Chunk on June 21, 1877, for the murders of Morgan Powell and John P. Jones.
Campbell  Bryan  Ashland  Accused conspirator in the murder of Alexander Rea 10/17/1868 
Campbell  James  Junction  AOH County Treasurer 
Campbell  James  Tamaqua  Returned to Ireland after Alexander Campbell's hanging. 
Campbell  John  Junction  AOH member 
Campbell  John  Tuscarora  Miner. Convicted of the second-degree murder of F.W. Langdon and sentenced to five years in prison.
Campbell  Michael  Audenreid  Convicted of aggravated assault in a fight at William's Hotel. 
Campbell  Pat  Junction  AOH member 
Campbell  Teague  Tamaqua  Fled the coal region after his brother's execution (Alex Campbell). 
Campbell  William  Junction  AOH member 
Canning  Dennis  Locust Gap  AOH Bodymaster  Convicted in the Thomas and Major conspiracy cases, and sentenced to seven years in prison on each count. Later turned state's evidence, testifying for the prosecution in the trials of Dennis Donnelly and Peter McManus. Died in prison while seriving a fourteen-year sentence for participation in the murder of Frederick Hesser.
Cannon  James  Junction  AOH member 
Carey  John  Lost Creek   
Carolan  Michael  Wiggans Patch  AOH member 
Carolan  Pat  Tamaqua  AOH Treasurer 
Carr  Mike  Summit Hill   
Carroll  James  Tamaqua  AOH Secretary. Born about 1837 near Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, of parents who emigrated from Ireland. Married a niece of Margaret O'Donnell, matriarch of the extended Donegal-born family of Wiggans Patch. Moved in 1872 to Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, where he opened a hotel, the Washington House. Took over Alexander Campbell's saloon in Tamaqua, when Campbell moved to Summit Hill. The assassination of Benjamin F. Yost was allegedly planned in Carroll's saloon. Hanged at Pottsville on June 21, 1877, for his role in the Yost case.
Carroll  Mike  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Carroll  Thomas  Scranton  AOH Bodymaster 
Carroll  William    Chairman of Clan NA Gael 
Cary  Tony  Finger Board  AOH member 
Casey  John  Saint Claire  AOH member 
Casey  Patrick  Jackson's Patch  AOH member 
Chapman  Dennis  Honeybrook  Involved in the murder of Frank Langdon. 
Christie  Dan  Jackson's Patch   
Clarke  Joey  Pottsville   
Clarke  Mickey  Gilberton   
Clarke  Owen  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Clarke  Thomas  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Coleman  John  Mt. Laffee  AOH Bodymaster 
Collihan  John  Centralia  AOH member 
Collihan  Martin  Gilberton  AOH member 
Collins  Patsey  Palo Alto  AOH Bodymaster 
Conahan  Frank  Eckley  AOH member 
Condon  Richard  Port Carbon  AOH Secretary 
Condon  Perie  Port Carbon   
Connory  Patrick "Derrick"  Connor's Patch   
Connory  Thomas  Connor's Patch   
Conway  John    #3 Breaker 
Conway  Morris  Big Mine Run  AOH Treasurer 
Cooney  Fenton  Wadesville   
Cooney  James  Plainville  AOH Bodymaster 
Cooney  Michael  Pottsville  AOH member 
Corrigan  Mike  Jackson's Patch  AOH member 
Cosgrove  Edward    AOH member
Murdered by Gomer James in 1873. 
Coughlin  Mickey "Lofty"     
Coyle  Edward  Shenandoah  WBA organizer mysteriously killed 1/15/1875 at Plank Ridge Colliery. 
Crean  Lawrence  Girardville  AOH Bodymaster 
Crowley  John  Eckley  AOH member 
Cull  Neal  Hazleton  AOH member 
Curley  Patrick  Centralia  AOH Bodymaster 
Curran  Hugh  Silver Creek   
Curran  John  Girardville  AOH member 
Curry  Dan  Centralia  AOH member 
Curry  James  Mahanoy Plane  AOH member 
Curry  John  Centralia  AOH member 
Curry  Thomas  Pottsville  AOH member 
Dalton  Jack    Conspirator on the murder of Alexander Rea 10/17/1868. 
Dalton  Pat  Lanigan's Patch  AOH member 
Darcy  Michael  Gilberton  AOH member
Assigened to kill John P. Jones with James McKenna. 
Darcy  Thomas  Palo Alto   
Darrian  Pat  Storm Hill  AOH member 
Dean  John  Plainville  AOH member 
Dean  Jonas  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Dean  Martin  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Deanne  Martin  Lost Creek   
Deenan  John "Bushy"     
Delaney  Jack  Shenandoah   
Delaney  Owen  Newtown  AOH Bodymaster 
Delany  John  Tremont   
Delay  Pat  Tamaqua  AOH Secretary 
Deleany  Luke  Girardville  AOH member 
Devitt  Michael  Schuylkill Fall   
Dohohoe  Mat  Tuscarora  AOH Secretary 
Dolan  Barney  Big Mine Run  AOH Member. County delegate for Schuylkill County prior to John Kehoe.
Dolan Sr.  Patrick  Big Mine Run  AOH Bodymaster. Convicted of conspiracy to reward Thomas Hurley for the murder of Gomer James and sentenced to eighteen months in prison.
Donahoe  Matthew  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Donahoe  Patrick  Mahanoy City  Saloon Keeper 
Donahue  John "Yellow Jack"  Tuscarora  AOH bodymaster. Convicted in the Thomas, Major, and James conspiracy cases.
Hanged at Mauch Chunk for his role in the murder of Morgan Powell on June 21, 1877.
Cell #12 Carboon County Jail. 
Donahue  Thomas  Ashland  Saloon owner in Ashland where murder of Alexander Rea was planned. 
Donahue  Tom  Tuscarora   
Doneghan  M.  Taylorville  AOH member 
Donlan  Barney  Big Mine Run  AOH member
County delegate from Schuylkill County. 
Donnelley  Chris  Mt. Laffee  County Treasurer 
Donnelley  Christopher  Schuylkill Co.  AOH Treasurer. Convicted in the Thomas, Major, and James conspiracy trials. Sentenced to two seven-year prison terms in the first two cases and a two-year term in the third.
Donnelley  Dennis "Bucky"  Raven Run  AOH Bodymaster.
Hanged at Pottsville on June 11, 1878, for Sanger-Uren murders.
Donohoe  Jack  Tuscarora  AOH Bodymaster 
Donohoe  John  Mahanoy Plane  AOH Treasurer 
Donohoe  Thomas  Finger Board  AOH member 
Donohue  John "Long John  Tuscarora   
Doolan  Michael  Raven Run   
Dooley  Dennis  Mt. Laffee  AOH member 
Dooley  Joe  Girardville   
Dooley  Martin  Locust Dale  AOH member 
Dooley  Michael  Mahanoy Plane   
Dooley  Patrick  Locust Gap  AOH Bodymaster 
Dooley  Thomas  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Dormer  James  Girardville  AOH member 
Dormer  Patrick  Pottsville  AOH member
Owner of Sheridan House in Pootsville, where McParlan went on his arrival in the coal fields.
Dougherty  Daniel  Mahanoy City  AOH member
Acquitted of the murder of George Major. 
Dougherty  Neil  Tuscarora  AOH member
Convicted of the second-degree murder of F.W. Langdon and sentenced to nine years in prison. He is buried in St. Jerome's, Tamaqua. 
Dougherty  Trick  Locust Gap   
Dowling  John  Tamaqua   
Downey  Daniel  Lanigan's Patch  AOH member 
Doyle  John  Mt. Laffee  AOH member 
Doyle  Michael  Shenandoah  AOH member. An alleged participant in the shooting of William "Bully Bill" Thomas and the murders of Thomas Sanger and William Uren. Fled the anthracite region and was never captured.
Doyle  Michael J.  Mt. Laffee  AOH member. Born in Mt. Laffee of Irish parents. Worked at the No. 5 Colliery in the Panther Creek Valley, for the Lehigh & Wilkes-Barre Coal Company.
Hanged at Mauch Chunk on June 21, 1877 for the murder of John P. Jones.
Cell #12 Carbon County Jail. 
Doyle  Pat  Mt. Laffee  AOH member 
Drumm  Daniel  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Duffy  Barney  Hazelton  AOH member 
Duffy  James    Convicted of committing perjury in the Yost trial while testifying on behalf of Thomas Duffy. Presumably a relative of the latter, hence with some connection to Donegal. Sentenced to two and a half years in prison.
Duffy  John  Mahanoy City   
Duffy  Peter  Hazelton  AOH member 
Duffy  Peter  Reevesdale   
Duffy  Thomas  Tamaqua  AOH member. Born about 1852 in County Donegal. Came to the United States with his parents as a child. Lived at Buckville, two miles from Tamaqua, Schuylkill County. Worked as an engineer at the Buckville Colliery, owned by the PRCI.
Hanged at Pottsville on June 21, 1877, for his role in the murder of John P. Jones. 
Dugan  Hugh  Nesquehoning  Testified in Alexander Campbell's behalf. 
Dugan  James  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Dugan  James  Shenandoah   
Dugan  Matthew  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Dugan  William  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Dunleavy  Frank  Lost Creek  AOH member 
Dunleavy  Mike  Lost Creek  AOH member 
Durkin  Thomas  Girardville   
Durkin  Thomas  Pottsville  AOH member 
Durkin  William  Port Blauchard  AOH Bodymaster 
Dyer  John  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Eagan  William  Conner's Patch  AOH member 
Farley  Mike  Pottsville  AOH member 
Fergus  Edward  Big Mine Run   
Finnel  Dick  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Finnen  Richard  Gilberton   
Finneral  Peter  Girardville  AOH member 
Fisher  P. D.LL  Summit Hill  AOH member 
Fisher  Thomas  Carbon County  AOH delegate. Born in County Donegal in 1837. Came to the United States in 1849. Worked in the mines at Summit Hill, Carbon County, before opening the Rising Sun Hotel there in 1872. Active in Democratic politics, he served as the AOH county delegate for Carbon County.
Hanged at Mauch Chunk on March 28, 1878, for the murder of Morgan Powell.
Cell #8 Carbon County Jail. 
Fitzgibbons  Mike  Tremont   
Flannagan  Mike  Shoemaker's Pat   
Flannery  Pat  Saint Claire  AOH member 
Flannery  Patrick  Pittston   
Flannery  Thomas  Dunmore  AOH member 
Flynn  Dick  Colorado Collie   
Flynn  Enos  Scranton  AOH member 
Fogarty  Dan  Mahanoy City   
Furgenson  John  Plainville  AOH member 
Gallagher  Barney    Borrowed Alex Campbell's pistol from August 15 to November 1876. 
Gallagher  Captain    Leader at Pittsburgh. 
Gallagher  Frank  Tamaqua  AOH member 
Gallagher  James  Buck Mountain  AOH Bodymaster 
Gallagher  James  Coaldale  AOH Bodymaster 
Gallagher  James  Summit Hill  AOH member 
Gallagher  James J.  Coaldale   
Gallagher  John  Summit Hill   
Gallagher  Owen  Evervale  AOH member 
Gallagher  P. C.  Wilkes-Barre  AOH Bodymaster 
Gallagher  Tim  Pittston   
Gallahger  Charles  Audenreid   
Garrity  John  Plainville  AOH member 
Garvey  Mike    #3 Breaker 
Garvey  Pat    #3 Breaker 
Gaughan  John  Raven Run  Fired by the Heaton brothers.
Thomas Sanger was targeted for this. 
Gavin  William  Big Mine Run  AOH Secetary 
Gerrity  Thomas  Centralia  AOH member 
Gettings  James  Tamaqua  AOH member 
Gibbons  John  Sugar Notch  AOH member
Sentenced to seven years in prison for conspiring to murder William "Bully Bill" Thomas. 
Gildea  Patrick  Summit Hill   
Gormerly  William  St. Nicholas  AOH Bodymaster 
Grady  James  Carbondale  AOH member 
Haggerty  Philip  Maizeville   
Harkins  Junior  Frackville  AOH member 
Harkins  Senior  Frackville  AOH member 
Harvey  James  Buck Mountain  Post Master and Secretary. 
Hassett  William  Raven Run  AOH member 
Hayes  Charles  Shenandoah  AOH member
Heenan  James  Barnesville   
Heffron  John  Wiggans Patch   
Hester  Mike  Shamokin   
Hester  Pat  Junction  Born in County Roscommon in 1825. Emigrated to the United States in 1846, settling at Minersville, Schuylkill County. Moved to Locust Gap Junction, Northumberland County, where he opened a hotel and tavern, the Junction House. Active in local Democratic politics, he served in the positions of school director and tax collector in Northumberland County, and was the county's most prominent AOH leader. Executed at Bloomsburg, Columbia County, on March 25, 1878, for the murder of Alexander Rea.
Higgins  Mary Ann    Sister-inlaw of James Kerrigan.
Sweetheart of James McKenna. 
Hilbert  Jack  Shenandoah   
Holland  Michael  Scranton  AOH member 
Hughes  Dan  Pottsville  AOH member 
Hughes  Jerry  Shenandoah   
Hughes  Phillip  Bloomsburg   
Hurley  John  Pottsville  AOH member 
Hurley  Thomas  Wiggans Patch  AOH Secretary. Alleged to have killed Gomer James and to have participated in the attempted murder of "Bully Bill" Thomas and James Johns as well as the plans to assassinate Sanger and Uren. Fled the anthracite district and was never captured. Michael O'Brien, Christopher Donnelly, John "Yellow Jack" Donahue, James Roarity, and Patrick Dolan, Sr., were jailed for conspiring to reward Hurley for killing Gomer James.
Hyland  Bridget    Convicted for perjury in the Munley trial. Sentenced to two and a half years in prison.
Hyland  Tom  Gilberton  AOH member 
Irving  James  Hazleton  AOH member 
Jennings  Peter  Wilkes-Barre  AOH Bodymaster 
Johnson  Ben  Shenandoah   
Joyce  Thomas  Carbondale   
Kalbfus  Daniel  Mauch Chunk  Lawyer and AOH defense Attorney.
Went insane years latter. 
Kane  Edward  Silver Creek  AOH Secretary 
Kane  Jeremiah Mount Laffee AOH Bodymaster. Alleged participant in the conspiracy to reward Thomas Hurley for the murder of Gomer James. Fled the anthracite region and was never captured.
Keenan  Frank  Forrestville  AOH Bodymaster.
Fugitive from justice. 
Kehoe  Ed  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Kehoe  John "Black Jack"  Girardville  AOH county delegate called "King of the Mollies". Born in County Wicklow, Ireland, in 1837. Came to Schuylkill County with his family in 1850. Married Mary Ann O'Donnell, a native of Gweedore, County Donegal, in 1866. Worked first as a miner and went into the tavern-keeping business in 1870. Served two terms as high constable of the borough of Girardville, where he ran the Hibernia House tavern. Related by marriage to the O'Donnell family of Wiggans Patch. Convicted and jailed in the Thomas and Major conspiracy trials. Was hanged at Pottsville on December 18, 1878, for the murder of F.W. Langdon in 1862.
He was Pardoned my Gov. Shapp in 1979. 
Kehoe  Pat  Lanigan's Patch  AOH member 
Kehoe  William  Tamaqua   
Kelly  Daniel Girardville  (a.k.a. Manus Cull and "Kelly the Bum"). Informer. Born in County Donegal in 1842. Came to the United States in 1865. Self-confessed murderer of Alexander Rea, turned state's evidence as the chief witness of the prosecution in the trials of Patrick Hester, Peter McHugh, and Patrick Tully for the murder of Alexander Rea, and the trial of Charles Sharp for the murder of George K. Smith. Was never tried for his own part in the Rea case.
Kelley  David  Wild Cat Run  AOH Bodymaster 
Kelly  Dave  Girardville   
Kelly  Edward Mount Laffee AOH Member. Born in Mount Laffee, Schuylkill County, of Irish parents. Hanged at Mauch Chunk on June 21, 1877, for the murder of Benjamin Yost.
Kerrigan  Fanny  Tamaqua  Wife of James Kerrigan who testified againsthim for hanging innocent men. 
Kerrigan  James "Squealer  Tamaqua  AOH Bodymaster. "Powder Keg". Informer. Born near Tuscarora, Schuylkill County, about 1845. Served in the Union army during the Civil War. Worked at the Alaska collieries, Tamaqua. Self-confessed participant in the assassinations of Benjamin Yost and John P. Jones. Appeared as the chief witness for the prosecution in the trials of James Carroll et al., Alexander Campbell, John Kehoe et al., John "Yellow Jack" Donahue, James McDonnell, and Charles Sharp. Was never tried for his own part in the killings of Yost and Jones. Lived after the trials in exile in Richmond, Virginia, under the name of his wife's family. Died in Manchester, Virginia, on October 1, 1898.
Killcullen  M.  Scranton  AOH member 
Killday  James  Silver Run  AOH member 
King  Bryan  Eckley   
Kinney  John  Glen Carbon  AOH member 
Kirk  William  Wilkes-Barre  County delegate 
L'Velle  Arthur  Pottsville   
L'Velle  Martin  Pottsville  Defense Attorney for the Molly Maguires. 
Lafferty  Roger    Conspirator on the murder of Alexander Rea 10/17/1868. 
Lanahan  James  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Langan  Mike  Latimore  AOH member 
Laughlin  Owen  Plank Road  AOH Bodymaster 
Laville  Arthur  Fish Back  AOH member 
Laville  John  New York  AOH member 
Lawler  Ed  Pottsville  Nephew of Muff Lawler. 
Lawler  Michael "Muff"  Shenandoah  AOH Member. Informer. Saloon-keeper. Implicated in the killings of Sanger and Uren, he turned state's evidence and testified for the prosecution. Convicted as an accessory after the fact in the Sanger-Uren case and sent to prison.
Lawler  Ned  Shamokin   
Leary  Jack  Lost Creek   
Lenahan  Neal  Centralia  County delegate 
Leonard  John  Lanigan's Patch  AOH member 
Love  Thomas  Girardville  AOH member 
Love  William    Alledged murderer of Squire Gwyther. 
Lowery  Mike  Turkey Run  AOH member 
Maguire  Hugh  Storm Hill  AOH member 
Maguire  Neil  Storm Hill  AOH member 
Mahan  Hugh  Minersville   
Mahoney  Florence  Turkey Run  AOH Bodymaster 
Mahoney  John  Gilberton   
Malloy  John    AOH Member. Alleged accessory to the murder of Morgan Powell, acquitted.
Manelus  Pat  Storm Hill   
Martin  Mike  Tamaqua  AOH member 
McAlinden  John  Fowler's Patch  AOH member 
McAllister  Charles  Wiggans Patch  John Kehoe's in-law. Suspect in the Sanger-Uren killings. Escaped from Wiggan's Patch when vigilantes attacked his home on December 10, 1875, killing his wife, Ellen (nee O'Donnell), a sister of John Kehoe's wife. Mistakingly arrested instead of his brother James for the Sanger-Uren murders, but released when his case came to trial in September 1876. Imprisoned for the attempted murder of James Riles.
McAllister  Ellen  Wiggans Patch  Murdered by Modocs. 
McAllister  James    Alleged murderer of Sanger-Uren. A target of the vigilante attack at Wiggan's Patch on December 10, 1875, he fled the anthracite region and was never captured.
McAloon  James  Palo Alto   
McAnally  Henry  Pottsville  AOH member 
McAndrew  Frank  Shenandoah  AOH Bodymaster 
McCahill  Condy  Buck Mountain  AOH member 
McCahill  Mike  Buck Mountain  AOH member 
McCann  James  Mahanoy City   
McCann  John    Alleged murder of George Major. 
McCarron  Charles  Hazleton  AOH member 
McCarty  Andrew  Pittston  AOH member 
McClain  Jack    #3 Breaker 
McClain  Thomas    #3 Breaker 
McClusky  Patrick  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
McColl  Charles  Buck Mountain  AOH member 
McConnell  James  Tuscarora   
McCool  James    Resident of Carbon County Jail. 
McCool  Patrick  Beaver Dale  AOH Bodymaster 
McDermott  Mike  Ashton   
McDermott  Mike  Lanigan's Patch  AOH member 
McDonnell  James "Hairy Man"  Tuscarora  Hanged at Mauch Chunk on January 14, 1879, for the murder of George K. Smith in 1863. Testified for the prosecution in the 1878 trial of Martin Bergin for the murder of Patrick Burns, but if he expected a commutation of his sentence in return, none was forthcoming.
McDonnell  John  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
McDonnell  Thomas  Shoemaker's Pat  AOH member 
McDonough  Jim  Girardville  AOH member 
McDonough  Mike  Girardville  AOH member 
McGann  Thomas  Shamokin  AOH member 
McGee  Columbus  Honeybrook  AOH Bodymaster. Accused and acquitted of killing F.W. Langdon in 1862, along with his brother Michael. A native of west Donegal.
McGee  Dennis  Tamaqua   
McGee  Michael    Acquitted of killing F.W. Langdon in 1862. 
McGeehan  Hugh  Summit Hill  AOH member. Kept a saloon at Summit Hill. Born about 1852 in Carrickfin, County Donegal. Emigrated to the United States with his family as a child. Worked for the mine superintendent John P. Jones, who blacklisted him. The prosecution alleged that he had participated in the Yost killing in the understanding that the favor would be returned by the murder of Jones. Hanged at Pottsville on June 21, 1877, for the murder of Benjamin Yost. 
McGehan  Joe  Coledale   
McGettigan  James  Mahaony Plane  AOH Secretary 
McGinley  Teague  Mauch Chunk  AOH Secretary 
McGinty  James  Buck Mountain  AOH member 
McGinty  James  Mahanoy City  Saloon keeper 
McGlinn  John  Buck Mountain  AOH member 
McGovern  Terry  Mount Carbon   
McGowan  Bryan  Ohio  Breaker 
McGrady  Pat  Locust Gap  AOH member 
McGrail  John  Shenandoah   
McGroarty  James  Wilkes-Barre   
McGuire  Hugh  Storm Hill  AOH member 
McHale  John  Cass Township   
McHugh  Cornelius T.  Carbon County  AOH bodymaster and president of the Summit Hill chapter of the Workers Benevolent Association (WBA). Informer. Tried in 1876 for the killing of Morgan Powell, he turned state's evidence and helped convict Alexander Campbell of the crime.
McHugh  Frank  Mahanoy City  AOH Secretary. Informer. Born in Tamaqua in 1856 or 1857. Worked as a mine laborer in Mahanoy City. Charged with conspiracy to murder William "Bully Bill" Thomas, he turned state's evidence and testified against his codefendants. Convicted in the Thomas case with a recommendation of mercy from the jury, he was later released.
McHugh  James  Shenandoah  AOH member 
McHugh  Joseph  Shenandoah  AOH member 
McHugh  Mike  Big Mine Run  AOH member 
McHugh  Peter  Northumberland
County
Born in Ireland (probably Donegal) in 1834, moved to England as a child, and came to the United States in 1864. Settled in Northumberland County, where he lived until his arrest, except for an eight-month stay in Rhode Island in 1872. Hanged at Bloomsburg on March 25, 1878 for the murder of Alexander Rea. 
McInerney  Pat  Mahanoy City   
McIntyre  Danny  Buck Mountain   
McKanna  Frank  Storm Hill  AOH member 
McKanna  Mike  Storm Hill  AOH member 
McKenna  Pat  Houtzdale  AOH Bodymaster. Convicted of the second-degree murder of Morgan Powell and sentenced to nine years in prison.
McLaughlin  Patrick  Connor's Patch  Saloon keeper. 
McManus  Peter  Coal Run  AOH Bodymaster. Hanged at Sunbury, Northumberland County on October 9, 1879 for the murder of Frederick Hesser in 1874. The twentieth and last Molly Maguire to be executed.
McNellis  Bernard  Tamaqua  AOH member 
McNellis  Jake  Storm Hill  AOH member 
McNellis  Peter  Jenkins Patch   
McNulty  Tom  Shenandoah   
McQuail  Pat  New Philadelphia  AOH Bodymaster 
Mell  Frank  Centreville   
Melvine  James  Pittston  AOH Bodymaster 
Merrick  William  Scranton  AOH member 
Miles  Pat    #3 Breaker 
Mill  Frank  Saint Claire  AOH member 
Milligan  Hugh  Colorado Collie   
Monaghan  Anthony  Rappahannock  AOH Secretary 
Monaghan  Ned  Shenandoah  AOH member and Shenandoah policeman convicted in "Bully Bill" shooting. Sentenced to seven years in prison.
Monaghan  Pat  Rappahannock  AOH Treasurer 
Monaghan  Pete  Mahanoy Twp.   
Monaghan  Peter  Plainville  AOH member 
Monahan  Ed Jr.  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Monahan  Ed Sr.  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Monahan  Peter  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Moore  Hugh  Mauch Chunk   
Moran  James  Mt. Laffee  AOH member 
Moran  Pat  Parson Station   
Morris  John  Shenandoah  AOH member. Born in Pittston in November 1855, the first American born child of parents who had recently emigrated from County Mayo. Sentenced to seven years in prison for conspiring to murder William "Bully Bill" Thomas.
Muldooney  William    Conspirator in the murder of Alexander Rea. 
Muldowney  Billy  Ashland   
Muldowney  Pat  Mahanoy City   
Mulhall  Bill  Luzerne County   
Mulhearn  Charles  Tamaqua  AOH member. Informer. Convicted in 1876 in the Major conspiracy case, but had his sentence postponed when he turned state's evidence. Admitted his part in the killing of Morgan Powell in 1871 and implicated Alexander Campbell, John "Yellow Jack" Donahue, and Thomas Fisher, against whome he testified in court.
Mulhearn  Edward  Mauch Chunk  AOH Secretary 
Mulhearn  Edward  Mauch Chunk  AOH defense attorney 
Mulhearn  John  Tamaqua  AOH member 
Mullaghan  Hugh  Colorado Collie  AOH member 
Mullen    Scrante  AOH member 
Mullen  James  Tamaqua  AOH member 
Mullen  Mike  Hyde Park  AOH Bodymaster 
Mullhearn  J. T.  Summit Hill  AOH member 
Mundy  Andrew  Lost Creek  AOH member 
Munley  Anthony  Lost Creek  AOH member 
Munley  James  Rappahannock  AOH Bodymaster 
Munley  Thomas  Gilberton  AOH Treasurer. Born in Tallaughn, parish of Kilcommon, County Mayo, in 1845. Came to the United States in 1864. Went first to Stockbridge, Massachusetts, where members of his father's family lived at the time. Moved to Gilberton, Schuylkill County, where he lived until the time of his arrest. Worked at the Draper Colliery, but was unemployed when arrested. Hanged at Pottsville on June 21, 1877, for the murder of Sanger and Uren.
Murphey  Andrew  Lost Creek   
Murphey  Dennis  Girardville   
Murphey  Dennis  Tamaqua   
Murphey  James  Pottsville  AOH member 
Murphey  Joe  Lost Creek   
Murphey  Patrick  Branchdale   
Murphey  Thomas  Wiggans Patch   
Murphy  John  New Philadelphi   
Murphy  Michael  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Murphy  Mike  Big Mine Run  AOH Secretary 
Nash  Martin    Brother of Phillip Nash 
Nash  Phil    Finger Board
AOH member 
Nash  Phillip  Pottsville   
Needhan  Mike  Providence  AOH Bodymaster 
Nolan  Patrick  Tamaqua   
O'Brien  James  New York  AOH member 
O'Brien  James  Shenandoah   
O'Brien  Michael  Mahanoy City  AOH Bodymaster. Convicted in the Thomas, Major, and James conspiracy trials, and sentenced to seven years in prison in the first case, five years in the second, and two years in the third.
O'Brien  Mike  Mahanoy City  AOH Bodymaster 
O'Brien  Mike Jr.  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
O'Donnell  Charles    Alleged participant in the Sanger-Uren killings. Killed at Wiggans Patch in 1875 by the Modocs. Buried in St. Jeromes Cemetery, Tamaqua 
O'Donnell  Condy  Buck Mountain   
O'Donnell  Jack  Summit Hill  AOH member 
O'Donnell  James "Friday"    Alleged participant in the Sanger-Uren killings. Member of the O'Donnell family from Gweedore, County Donegal. Brother of Ellen McAllister and Charles O'Donnell, both of whom were killed by vigilantes at Wiggan's Patch on December 10, 1875, and of Mary Ann Kehoe. James O'Donnell fled the anthracite region after the Wiggan's Patch incident and was never captured.
O'Donnell  John  Hazelton  AOH member 
O'Donnell  Manus  Hazelton   
O'Donnell  Mickey  Ashton   
O'Donnell  Mike  Summit Hill  AOH member 
O'Donnell  Patrick   AOH member. Convicted of the second-degree murder of Morgan Powell and sentenced to five years in prison. (Another Patrick O'Donnell, a cousin of the family living in Wiggans Patch, spent some time in the anthracite region in the late 1870's, before returning to Ireland and killing James Carey, the informer in the sensational Phoenix Park assassinations of May 1882).
O'Keefe  Dennis  Shenandoah   
O'Leary  Mike  Forrestsville  AOH Secretary 
O'Neil  Francis  Saint Claire  AOH Bodymaster. Sentenced to two years in prison for conspiring to reward Thomas Hurley for the murder of Gomer James.
O'Neil  John   Convicted of the Fred Hesser murder, his sentence was commuted to life in prison on the grounds that he was feebleminded.
O'Neill  Frank  Shenandoah   
O'Reagan  Jack  Saint Claire  AOH member 
O'Reilly  James  Pottsville  AOH member 
O'Toole  Dennis  Audenreid   
Padden  Pat  Connor's Patch  AOH member 
Prior  Michael  Branchdale   
Purcell  John  Wiggans Patch   
Rafferty  Pat  Locust Gap  AOH member 
Raines  Nicholas  Rappahannock   
Ramsey  James  Mahanoy Plane  AOH member 
Reilley  Jeremiah    Chartered 1st AOH in Cass Township in 1836. 
Reilly  James  Pottsville  AOH defense attoryney 
Reilly  Mike  Forrestville  AOH Secretary 
Reilly  Thomas  Girardville  AOH member 
Roach  Mike  Shoemaker's Pat  AOH member 
Roach  Pat  Saint Claire  AOH member 
Roach  Patrick  Mahanoy Borough   
Roarity  James  Coaldale  AOH Bodymaster. Born near Dungloe, County Donegal, in 1845. Worked for five years as a stonemason's helper in Scotland. Emigrated to the United States in 1869. Settled first at Allentown, Pennsylvania, then moved to Coaldale in June 1869. Worked there as a laborer in the No. 10 Colliery of the Lehigh and Wilkes-Barre Coal Company. Convicted in the Thomas, Major, and James conspiracy trials. Hanged at Pottsville on June 21, 1877 , for his role in the murder of Benjamin Yost.
Rock  Martin  Raven Run  AOH member 
Rodgers  Hugh  Wiggans Patch  AOH member 
Rodgers  Hugh S.  Pottsville  AOH member 
Ryon  John  Pottsville  AOH defense attorney 
Sharp  Charles    Hanged at Mauch Chunk on January 14, 1879, for the murder of George K. Smith in 1863. 
Shaw  Anthony  Lost Creek   
Sheridan  Mike  Mahanoy City  AOH member 
Shovelin  Patrick  Pottsville  AOH member 
Siney  John  Saint Claire  Labor leader, 1st president of WBA. 
Skivington  Ned  Beaver Dale   
Slattery  John J.  Tuscarora  AOH Bodymaster. Informer. Convicted in the Major conspiracy case but turned informer during the trial, so his sentence was postponed. Testified for the prosecution in the trial of "Yellow Jack" Donahue for the killing of Morgan Powell. Implicated John Kehoe in extensive political corruption. Also testified against Martin Bergin in 1878, when Bergin stood trial for the murder of Patrick Burns.
Slattery  Peter  Tuscarora  AOH Treasurer 
Smith  M. A.  Plymouth  AOH member 
Smith  Pat  Hazelton  AOH member 
Smith  Pat  Tuscarora   
Smyth  Andy  Plymouth  AOH Bodymaster 
Stanton  John  Barnesville  Tried and acquitted in the Thomas and Major conspiracy cases.
Stephenson  Thomas  St. Nicholas   
Stinson  John  Silver Creek   
Sweeney  Anthony  Hazelton  AOH member 
Sweeney  John  Summit Hill  AOH member 
Sweeney  Mike  Big Mine Run  AOH member 
Tamminy  John  Buck Mountain  AOH member 
Thompson  John    #3 Breaker 
Travers  John  Shenandoah   
Trimble  Condy  Summit Hill   
Tully  Patrick   Glen Carbon  Born in the parish of Drughn, County Cavan, on December 17, 1830. Emigrated to Scotland in 1844, and came to the United States in 1854 or 1863 (or possibly both). Lived in turn in Reading, Berks County; Glen Carbon, Schuylkill County; and Centralia, Columbia County, settling in the latter in 1865. Hanged at Bloomsburg on March 25, 1878, for the murder of Alexander Rea.
Tyrell  P.  Trenton, NJ  County Delegate 
Walker  Pierce  Shenandoah   
Walsh  John  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Ward  Margin  Saint Claire  AOH member 
Welsh  John F.    Successor to John Siney as president of the WBA. 
Whalan  Pat  Shenandoah  AOH member 
Wheelochon  James  uckville  AOH member 
Winter  Mike  Wilkes-Barre  AOH member 
Winter  Pat  Wilkes-Barre  AOH member 


This information was contributed by James P. Joyce.
Source: http://www.rootsweb.com/~pacolumb/molly.htm Terri Cook as part of the USGenWeb Project.
Secondary source - Making Sense of the Molly Maguires - Kevin Kenny.