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ARMAGH

 

 

THOMAS HALLIDAY

b.1825

ARMAGH

JOHN J. KEELEY

b. 1858

CARRIVE, FORKHILL PARISH

 

 

 

CAVAN

 

 

ROSE FARLEY

b.1846

BRUSE, VIRGINIA

JAMES JOHNSTON

b.1881

BALLINAGH

MARIE SHIELDS

b.1882

TULLYVIN, COOTEHILL

 

 

 

DONEGAL

 

 

MARY DEEHAN

b.1890

BALLEEGHAN, GREENCASTLE

JOHN P. DUFFY

b.1859

CLONMANY

THE DUFFY SIBLINGS

 

CLONMANY

WILLIAM (MC)LUCAS

b. 1882

GLASSALTS, CARNDONAGH

DANIEL TOLAN

b.1873

BALLYGORMAN, MALIN HEAD

ANNIE TOLAN

b. 1864

CLONMANY

ROSE TOLAN

b. 1868

BALLYGORMAN, MALIN HEAD

TOLAN HOUSE

 

BALLYGORMAN, MALIN HEAD

JOHN TRAVERS

b. 1888

ARDFARNA, INISHMACSAINT

 

 

 

DOWN

 

 

ELIZABETH MCMAHON

b. 1881

SEAPATRICK, BANBRIDGE

 

 

 

LONDONDERRY

 

 

JAMES MCSHANE

b. 1825

SLAUGHTMANUS (?)

 

 

 

MONAGHAN

 

 

GEORGE MCCLELLAND

b. 1824

DRUMLINNY

CATHERINE RILEY

b.ca 1864

CORRINSHIGO(?)

ELIZABETH THOMPSON

 

CORTREAN, CURRIN

 

 

 

NO. IRELAND

 

 

ELIZABETH ROBINSON

b. 1826

NO. IRELAND

 

 

 

TYRONE

 

 

BRIDGET DOYLE

b. 1860

MULBUOY

ROSETTA HOPKINS

b.ca 1828

LIMEHILL, POMEROY

ANN HUGHES

b. ca 1792

CAPPAGH

PATRICK MCALEER

b. 1815

DRUMNAKILLY, TERMONMAGUIRK

 




 

 

THOMAS HALLIDAY

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: 22 Sept., 1825


Place of Birth: Armagh, Armagh

 

Parents' Names:James Halliday & Mary (Unknown)

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 11 Apr., 1857, aboard SS Guy Mannerling with Elizabeth and 2 surviving daughters:Mary Jane 6, Sarah Ann 6 mos.

 

Port of Arrival: Castle Garden, New York City

 

Name of Spouse: Elizabeth Robinson

 

Place of Marriage: Preston, Lancashire, England (25 Dec., 1850)

 

Date of Naturalization: Oct. 1871

 

Place of Naturalization: Superior Court at Springfield, MA

 

Occupation in the US: Weaver in CT / dresser in woolen mill in Holyoke, MA

 

Date &Place of Death: 7 Mar., 1887 at Holyoke, MA

* The family lived in Windham Co. and Hartford Co. CT then moved to Holyoke, MA

 

 

 

 

JOHN J. KEELEY

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: ca Feb. 1858


Place of Birth: Carrive, Forkhill parish, Armagh

 

Parents' Names: Felix Keeley & Julia (Judith? or Susan?) McCann

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 1888

 

Port of Arrival: New York City

 

Name of Spouse: Catherine Riley

 

Place of Marriage: Middleborough, England

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US: Steel worker/ laborer

 

Date & Place of Death: 1940 at New Castle, Lawrence, PA

 

 

 

 

ROSE FARLEY (FARELLY)

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: 1846


Place of Birth: Bruse, Virginia, Cavan

 

Parents' Names: James Farley(Farelly) & Eliza Fagan

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse: John J. Carney

 

Place of Marriage: (probably) Hartford, CT (ca 1876)

 

Date of Naturalization: Naturalized through marriage

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date & Place of Death: 1906 at Hartford, CT

 

*Rose's siblings:James, Patrick, John, Michael

James also immigrated to Hartford, CT

 

 

 

 

JAMES JOHNSTON

 


Date of Birth/Bap.: 16, Apr., 1881


Place of Birth: Ballinagh, Cavan

 

Parents' Names: James Johnston & Mary Acheson

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 4 Oct., 1907aboard SS Cedric

 

Port of Arrival: Ellis Island, New York City

 

Name of Spouse: Anna Carey

 

Place of Marriage: New York City (23 June, 1917)

*Witnesses: Mary Carey & Edward Gargan

 

Date of Naturalization: 7 July, 1914

 

Place of Naturalization: New York

 

Occupation in the US: Porter / salesman of dry goods/ salesman at Wannamaker's Dept. store, NYC/ night watchman

 

Date & Place of Death: 1 May, 1947at Manhattan, NY

 

 

 

 

MARY/MARIE SHIELDS/SHEILS

 

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: Jan.19, 1882 (Bap. inTullyinchin)


Place of Birth:Registered at Tullyvin,Cootehill, Cavan

 

Parents' Names: Michael Sheals & Catherine Carolan

Marie's siblings in Ireland: Michael, Patrick, Bridget, Rose Ann

 

Sponsors' Names:Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: Oct. 15, 1904


Place of Arrival: Ellis Island, NY


* Mary Riley & Patrick Carolan (in Chicago), cousins of Marie Shields, sponsored her when she arrived in the US.

 

Name of Spouse: Heinrich Winterberg

 

Place of Marriage: Chicago, Illinois (July 4, 1911)

 

Date of Naturalization: Not naturalized

 

Place of Naturalization:N/A

 

Occupation in the US: Servant until she married

 

Date & Place of Death: July 8, 1957 at Chicago, Illinois

 

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MARY DEEHAN

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: 8 May, 1890

 

Place of Birth: Balleeghan, Greencastle, Donegal

 

Parents' Names: Edward Deehan & Mary McColgan

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 7 May, 1907aboard the SS Sarmatian

 

Port of Arrival: Boston, MA

 

Name of Spouse: William (Mc)Lucas

 

Place of Marriage: Boston, MA (15 Sept., 1912)

 

Date of Naturalization: 17 April, 1944

Sponsors:Catherine Gallagher (sister) & Elizabeth Ryecroft (cousin)

 

Place of Naturalization:Boston, MA

 

Occupation in the US: Housewife

 

Date & Place of Death: 26 April, 1964 at Brighton, MA

 

 

 

 

JOHN P. DUFFY

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: 1859

 

Place of Birth: Clonmany, Donegal

 

Parents' Names: Patrick Duffy & Mary Anna Farren

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US:

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse:Annie Kelly/Kelley

 

Place of Marriage: Boston, MA (23 Nov, 1890)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US: Cook/ bartender

 

Date & Place of Death: 31 Jan., 1913

 

 

 

 

DUFFY BROTHERS & SISTERS

 

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Photo taken in Boston between 1900 – 1911

Siblings all born/baptized in Clomany, Donegal

 

BACK ROW:

JAMES (left ) b. 29 May, 1868, returned to Ireland

 

MARY ANN (Mini) (2nd from left) b. 4 Mar., 1865

married James Kelly at Boston, MA

d. 3 Sept., 1934 at Boston, MA

 

MICHAEL P. (second from right) b. 7 Sept., 1878

arrived US: 1900

bartender/ assistant publican

returned to Ireland

d. 22 Nov., 1911

 

ELIZABETH P. (right)b. 23 Feb., 1871 arrived U.S 1890

married Thomas P. Howe at Boston

storekeeper in grocery store/ clerk at periodical shop

d. 4 Aug., 1957 at So. Boston, MA

 

FRONT ROW:

PATRICK J. (left) b. Aug, 1881 arrived U.S. between 1879 - 87

married Bridget McGaffigan at Boston

fruit dealer/ salesman/delivery clerk at fruit co.

d. 28 Apr., 1939

 

JOHN P.(middle)

 

Bernard (Barney) (right)b. 1 June, 1858 arrived U.S. 5 Apr., 1876

bartender / wine clerk at James Duffy& Co.

d. 18 Dec., 1930at Boston, MA

 

 

 

 

WILLIAM (MC)LUCAS

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: 8 June, 1882

 

Place of Birth: Glassalts, Carndonagh, Donegal

 

Parents' Names: George McLucas & Margaret Cheney

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 10 May, 1907 aboard SS Furnessia with

brother, John McLucas

 

Port of Arrival: Ellis Island, New York

 

Name of Spouse: Mary Deehan

 

Place of Marriage: Boston, MA (15 Sept., 1912)

 

Date of Naturalization:21 Feb., 1942


Sponsors: Stephen Ward (neighbor) & Elizabeth Ryecroft (wife's cousin)


Place of Naturalization: Boston, MA

 

Occupation in the US: Delivery clerk/ worked at Quincy Cold Storage

 

Date & Place of Death: 3 April, 1958 at Roslindale, MA

 

 

 

 

DANIEL TOLAN

 

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*AnnieTolan (pictured with Daniel) was a sister to Daniel and Rose.

She was b. 1864 at Clonmany, Co. Donegal.

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: 19 Oct., 1873


Place of Birth: Ballygorman, Malin Head, Donegal

 

Parents' Names: John Tolan & Margaret Doherty

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: abt. 1906

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse: Annie Moriarty

 

Place of Marriage: Somerville, MA (23 Feb., 1908)

 

Date of Naturalization: Made a Declaration of Intention 17 Jan., 1928

U.S. Circuit Court at Boston, MA but was never naturalized

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US: Milkman

 

Date & Place of Death: 1937 at Medford, MA

 

 

 

 

ROSE TOLAN

 

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Date of Birth/Bap.: 22 Dec., 1868 (Baptized at Star of the Sea, Malin Head)

*HughTolan - present at the birth and he made his mark.

 

Place of Birth: Ballygorman, Malin Head, Donegal

 

Parents' Names: John Tolan & Margaret Doherty

John was a farmer.

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 14 June, 1899 aboard SS Furness

 

Port of Arrival:Boston, MA

Rose lived in Charlestown, MA

 

Name of Spouse: Henry J.Hurford

 

Place of Marriage: Boston, MA (24 Aug., 1902 – Holy Cross Cathedral, Boston, MA)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US: Hotel store keeper

 

Date & Place of Death: 14 Mar., 1957 at Reading, MA

 

 

TOLAN HOUSE AND FAMILY

 

The photograph shows several generations of the Tolan family in front of the family home in Ballygorman, Malin Head, Donegal. RoseTolan and her siblings were brought up in this house.

 

 

 

 

JOHN TRAVERS

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: 1 June, 1888


Place of Birth: Ardfarna, Inishmacsaint, Bundoren, Donegal

 

Parents' Names: Patrick Joseph Travers & Catherine Meehan *(b.Leitrim, daughter of Charles Meehan of Leitrim)

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 31 Aug., 1908

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse: Catherine Davern

 

Place of Marriage: South Boston, MA (21 Oct., 1914)

 

Date of Naturalization: 27 Mar., 1916

 

Place of Naturalization: Boston, MA

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date & Place of Death: 30 Oct., 1970 at West Roxbury, MA

 

*Siblings of John Travers: James b. 1866/d 1914 Boston, Catherine b. 1869/d. 1940 Boston, Margaret b. 1870 /d. 1872 Ire, Mary Anne b. 1870, Patrick b.1872/d. 1917 Boston, Mgt E. b.1874/d. 1949 Milton, MA, John b. 1876/d. 1877 Ire, Bridget b. 1878/d.1897 Ire., Joseph b. 1880/ d. abt.1936 Boston, Elizabeth b.1882/d.? USA, Anne b.1883/ d. MA

 

 

 

 

ELIZABETH MCMAHON

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: Sept., 1881


Place of Birth: Seapatrick, Banbridge, Down

 

Parents' Names: Philip McMahon & Eliza Baker

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 9 June, 1891

 

Port of Arrival: Boston, MA

 

Name of Spouse: John Cregg

 

Place of Marriage: Lawrence, MA (July, 1907)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US: Mill worker until her marriage

 

Date &Place of Death: 20 Oct., 1911 at Lawrence, MA

 

 

 

 

JAMES MCSHANE

 

 

*Oil painting of JamesMcShane may have been commissioned

in 1876 to commemorate James' term as selectman in Medford, MA.

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:1825


Place of Birth:Co. Londonderry, possibly townland of Slaughtmanus

 

Parents' Names: Patrick McShane & Rose Carlin

*Known siblings of James: Rose b. 1817 mar. James Haggerty in Ire., Patrick b. 1828

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 1846 -7

 

Port of Arrival: Port of New York

 

Name of Spouse: Rebecca Jane Hughes b. 1837, Co. Londonderry

 

Place of Marriage: Medford, MA (24 Feb., 1857)

 

Date of Naturalization: 5 Nov., 1866

 

Place of Naturalization:Boston, MA

 

Occupation in the US: Japanner

 

Date & Place of Death: 12 Sept.,1886 at Medford, MA

 

 

 

 

GEORGE MCCLELLAND

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:31 Oct., 1824


Place of Birth: Townland of Drumlinny, Monaghan

 

Parents' Names: William McClelland & Margaret Taylor

Other children: Jane b. 27 Feb., 1806, Sam b.14 Dec., 1807,

William b. 12 Mar., 1810

Members of Cahans Congregation (Presbyterian) near Ballybay

George was 1st time communicant on 23 May, 1844

Date of Arrival in US: 21 May, 1864 aboard packet Orient with wife and four children

 

Port of Arrival: New York

Lived at 20 Borden Ave, Fall River, MA for a while

Moved to Washington, Pennsylvania

 

Name of Spouse:Elizabeth Thompson of Cortrean, parish of Currin

 

Place of Marriage: Second Drum Church, Monaghan (29 Nov., 1850)

Witnesses: William Taylor & William Thompson

 

Date of Naturalization: 14 Dec., 1869

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US: Farmer and stock raiser

 

Date &Place of Death: 6 Dec., 1908 at Washington, PA , last of his siblings

 

 

 

 

CATHERINE (CATE) RILEY

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: ca March 1864

 

Place of Birth: Co. Monaghan (possibly Corrinshigo)

 

Parents' Names:James Riley & Bridget McConnaughty

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 1888

 

Port of Arrival: New York City

 

Name of Spouse: John J. Keeley

 

Place of Marriage: Middleborough, England

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US: Homemaker

 

Date & Place of Death: 1950 at New Castle, Lawrence, PA

 

 

 

 

ELIZABETH THOMPSON

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.:

 

Place of Birth:Cortrean, parish of Currin, Monaghan

 

Parents' Names:

 

Sponsors' Names:

 

Date of Arrival in US: 21 May, 1864 aboard the packet Orient with George and four children

 

Port of Arrival: New York

lived in Fall River, MA

moved to Washington, PA

 

Name of Spouse: George McClelland

 

Place of Marriage: Second Drum Church, Monaghan (29 Nov., 1850)

*Marriage was registered at Cootehill, Co.Cavan

 

Date of Naturalization: Naturalized through spouse

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date &Place of Death: 27 Apr., 1918 at home of her daughter at Washington, PA

 

 

 

 

ELIZABETH ROBINSON

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: 4 Dec. 1828


Place of Birth: No. Ireland

 

Parents' Names: Thomas Robinson (b.Eng) & Jane Gray (b. Scotland)

 

Sponsors' Names:Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: 11 Apr., 1857 aboard SS Guy Mannering with Thomas and 2 daughters: Mary Jane, 6, and Sarah Ann, 6 mos.

 

Port of Arrival: Castle Garden, New York City

 

Name of Spouse: Thomas Halliday

 

Place of Marriage: Preston, Lancashire, England(25 Dec., 1850)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date & Place of Death: 4 May, 1900 at West Springfield, MA

*The family lived in Windham Co. and Hartford Co., CT, then

Holyoke, MA

 

 

 

 

BRIDGET DOYLE

 

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Date of Birth/Bap.: 30 June, 1860


Place of Birth: Mulbuoy, Co. Tyrone

 

Parents' Names: William Doyle & Bridget Kavanaugh

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: ca. 1887

 

Port of Arrival: Boston, MA

 

Name of Spouse: Martin B. Hines

 

Place of Marriage:Lynn, MA (13 June, 1889)

 

Date of Naturalization: Naturalized through marriage

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US: Domestic until her marriage

 

Date & Place of Death: 20 May, 1936 at Lynn, MA

 

 

 

 

ROSETTA HOPKINS

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: abt. 1828


Place of Birth: Limehill, Pomeroy, Tyrone

 

Parents' Names: Owen Hopkins & Elizabeth O'Neill

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival: 1. Arrived Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1840s

2. Arrived U.S. 1878

 

Port of Arrival: Lived in Salem, MA/ Peabody, MA/ Danvers, MA

 

Name of Spouse: Matthew Kerans/Kearns/Kernan/Kernon

B. Ireland D. Jan. 1868 at Montreal, Quebec,

 

Place of Marriage:

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date & Place of Death: 24 May, 1902 at Conant St., Danvers, MA

 

 

 

 

ANN HUGHES

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: abt. 1792


Place of Birth: Cappagh, Co. Tyrone

 

Parents' Names:

 

Sponsors' Names:

 

Date of Arrival in US:

 

Port of Arrival:

 

Name of Spouse: John McAleer, a spademaker

 

Place of Marriage: Co. Tyrone (abt. 1814)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US:

 

Date & Place of Death: 12 Oct, 1862 at St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

 

 

 

 

PATRICK MCALEER

 

 

Date of Birth/Bap.: abt. 17 March, 1815


Place of Birth: Drumnakilly, Termonmaguirk, Tyrone

 

Parents' Names: John McAleer ( also the son of John McAleer) & Ann Hughes

 

Sponsors' Names: Not Known

 

Date of Arrival in US: In 1823, the McAleer family immigrated to St. John, New Brunswick, Canada.

In 1842, Patrick arrived in U.S.

 

Port of Arrival: Boston, MA

 

Name of Spouse: Ellen Heavy

 

Place of Marriage: Boston, MA ( North End) (8 Feb., 1849)

 

Date of Naturalization:

 

Place of Naturalization:

 

Occupation in the US: Carpenter with shop on Province St. Boston/ Owned many properties in Boston including the Bellevue Hotel

 

Date & Place of Death: 3 April, 1903 at Boston, MA

 

 


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