McGlades in Clarkill, Forkill (1821 Census)

Extracted from the 1821 Census of Ireland, Armagh County, Parish of Forkhill, Townland of Clarkhill. Number of Inhabitants: 150 Number of Houses: 30 Distribution of head-of-household surnames: McGlade: 10 McKinly: 4 Smyth: 3 McCann: 2 Morgan: 2 Murphy: 2 Feagan: 1 Henry: 1 Lee: 1 MLoughland: 1 Neal: 1 Nugent: 1 Quin: 1 Of the … Continue reading McGlades in Clarkill, Forkill (1821 Census)

Lawrence McCann, husband of Ann O’Reilly (Ireland to Canada)

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)

Cause of death: puerperal (childbed) fever?

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?