John McSorley is born: Co.Tyrone, Ireland
Potato Blight begins in the South of Ireland
Potato crop failure reached the Northern Counties of Ireland
John McSorley arrives in New York City on the Ship The Colonist from
John McSorley opens up an ale house at
15 East 7th Street in New York City.
He calls it "The Old House at Home"
John McSorley marries Honora Henley
First child Peter, is born to Honora and
William J. McSorley born, John's favorite son and the son who will
take the helm of McSorley's Old Ale house.
The building at 15 East 7th Street is improved to become a 5 story
tenement. John and family move upstairs over the bar.
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