List of freeholders in the townland of Clarkill, parish of Forkill, Co. Armagh, in 1827 From PRONI's About freeholders' records: Freeholders were men who either owned their land outright or who held it in a lease for the duration of their life, or the lives of other people named in the lease. All of the … Continue reading Freeholders at Clarkill, Forkill, Armagh, 1827
List of landholders in the townland of Ballykeel, parish of Forkhill, County Armagh, ca. 1828 [1820-1840]. Transcribed from PRONI Reference FIN/5/A/143, Tithe applotment for the parish of Forkhill, County Armagh.
List of landholders in the townland of Clarkill, parish of Forkill, County Armagh, ca. 1828 [1820-1840]. Transcribed from PRONI Reference FIN/5/A/143, Tithe applotment for the parish of Forkhill, County Armagh. Note: "Macan" = "McCann" "M'Kinly" = "McKinley"
And was he English, Irish, or French?[1. Or perhaps of some other ethnic origin altogether? but for the moment, I'm thinking English, Irish, or French.] When Annie McGlade died on 21 April 1889, at the age of 25, she was buried at St. John the Baptist RC Cemetery in Perth (Lanark Co., Ontario). Her headstone … Continue reading Who was John English?
A reader is looking for more information on her 3x-great-grandfather Lawrence McCann, who emigrated to North America probably in the mid- to late-1830s. What little information I have is as follows: Lawrence McCann was born in Ireland about 1811. His wife Ann O'Reilly was born in Ireland about 1814. Did the couple marry in Ireland? … Continue reading Lawrence McCann, husband of Ann O’Reilly (Ireland to Canada)
In records pertaining to my McGlade-Dunne ancestors, who emigrated from Co. Armagh, Ireland to Counties Leeds and Lanark, Ontario, the name McCann turns up at several key points. For example, two of the children of John McGlade and Bridget Dunne had a McCann godparent: Michael James McGlade, born Perth, Ont. 28 Dec 1856, baptized 1 … Continue reading Bridget McCann: Friend or Relation?
On 7 April 1885, Bridget Adeline Lavelle,[1. Daughter of James Lavelle and Margaret Boyle, and baptized (30 June 1861, Pembroke Mission, Renfrew Co.) Bridget Adelaide Lavelle.] wife of James McCann, gave birth to her second child, a daughter named Margaret Adeline McCann. Ten days later, Bridget Adeline Lavelle was buried at "the new Catholic Cemetery … Continue reading Cause of death: puerperal (childbed) fever?
Found in the household of Richard Tovey and his wife Catherine Gorman[1. Catherine Gorman was Richard Tovey's second wife. His first wife, who died in 1883 at the age of 37, was a Frances Ann McCann (daughter of Laurence McCann and Ann O'Reilly), who appears to be connected to my McGlade-Dunne ancestors, though I have … Continue reading Elizabeth Bowles: Home Child