I've written about tuberculosis before. See, for example, Tuberculosis in Ontario; and also see a list of those who Died of Tuberculosis in the Ottawa Valley Irish database. Here's a family that was hit hard by the scourge of tuberculosis in a five-year period from 1915 to 1920: the family of Hugh Walsh and Mary … Continue reading Cause of Death: Pulmonary tuberculosis
Michael McGlade's obituary (Perth Courier, 20 January 1905) notes that he was predeceased by his wife Bridget McNulty and by five of their nine children; and that he was survived by three sons and one daughter. Of the five dead children, the obituary records, one is buried in Perth (that one is Margaret McGlade, who died … Continue reading “Mrs. Hugh Walsh, Latonia, Ohio:” Using FamilySearch
(Or: who were the parents of John Galligan, husband of Ellen McGee?) Daniel Galligan was born about 1821 in Co. Cavan, Ireland, the son of Daniel Galligan and Mary Walsh.[1. The names of his parents are given in his burial record: St (John) Chrysostom (Arnprior, Renfrew Co., Ontario), Register of Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1883-1893, … Continue reading Who was Daniel Galligan (1821-1889)?
Found in the household of John Scissons and Hannah O'Malley in the 1891 census of March township, Carleton Co., Ontario:Patrick Kenny, age 20, born about 1871 in England, father born England, mother born England, religion Roman Catholic, occupation Farm Labour.This is very possibly the same Patrick Kenny who emigrated from England to Canada in 1886, … Continue reading Patrick Kenny: Home Child