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Richard (Kerry) SLOANE was born on 9 Mar 1930 in Cork. He died on 1 Aug 2011. Richard married Máire O'SULLIVAN.

Kerry was from Bishopstown in Cork. He became an officer in the Irish army and served in the Congo and Cyprus. Following his retirement from the army in the 1970s he owned Athlone Cruisers, a river cruiser rental company in Athlone, Co. Westmeath. He was also owner of Athlone restaurant The Jolly Mariner.

Máire O'SULLIVAN [Parents] was born on 21 Apr 1931 in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. She died on 4 Mar 2014. Máire married Richard (Kerry) SLOANE.

Máire ran a ballet school in Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  F ii Living.
  M iii Living.

Patrick MONAHAN [Parents] was born about 1853 in east Co. Galway. He died on 9 May 1915 in Duncannon, Co. Wexford. Patrick married Sarah Agnes (Agnes) CAREW on 27 Nov 1884 in Tipperary Chapel, Co. Tipperary.

Patrick was a member of the R.I.C. (Royal Irish Constabulary). R.I.C. records show that a Patrick Monahan, born in Co. Galway, enlisted in the force in 1874 aged 21. I think it likely that this relates to our Patrick. At the time of his marriage, in 1884, Patrick was an R.I.C. constable in Golden, Co. Tipperary. The 1901 census tells us he was still a policeman 17 years later and living in Duncannon, Co. Wexford, but by the time of the birth of his youngest child, Harriet, in 1902 he had become a shopkeeper in Duncannon. In the 1911 census he is described as a shopkeeper and publican. His father had also been a shopkeeper.

Sarah Agnes (Agnes) CAREW [Parents] was born about 22 Dec 1863 in possibly Newtown, Soloheadbeg, Co. Tipperary. She was christened on 22 Dec 1863 in Solohead, Co. Tipperary. She died on 3 Apr 1935 in Duncannon, Co. Wexford. Sarah married Patrick MONAHAN on 27 Nov 1884 in Tipperary Chapel, Co. Tipperary.

Sponsors at Agnes's baptism were Joan Ryan and Catherine Ryan.

According to the 1911 census, Agnes and her husband, Patrick, had been married 26 years and had seven children born alive, all of whom were alive at the time of the census.

Marriage Notes:

Witnesses were Martin J. O'Donnell and Joanna M. Carew.

They had the following children.

  M i
William Joseph MONAHAN was born on 13 Jun 1886 in Co. Tipperary. He died on 24 Nov 1918 in Co. Tipperary.

From family sources I have William's birth and death dates, as well as counties of birth and death. However, I have been unable to confirm any of this information. Nor can I find any trace of William in the 1911 census. He is listed in the 1901 census, when he was aged 14 and living with his family in Duncannon, Co. Wexford. In case he emigrated I checked immigration records on the Ancestry website but nothing was found.
  F ii Alice Frances MONAHAN was born on 11 Oct 1887. She died on 16 Oct 1947.
  M iii Patrick MONAHAN was born on 23 Apr 1890. He died on 10 Aug 1942.
  M iv Edward MONAHAN was born on 12 Jun 1892. He died on 8 May 1935.
  M v Alfred MONAHAN was born on 28 Aug 1896. He died on 10 Jan 1934.
  M vi Martin Joseph MONAHAN was born on 15 Apr 1898.
  F vii Patricia Harriet (Harriet) Mary MONAHAN was born on 25 Jun 1902. She died in 1990.

John MOYNIHAN [Parents] was born about 1884 in possibly Gullane, Gneeveguilla, Co. Kerry. He died on 9 Jun 1943 in Lewis Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry. John married Alice Frances MONAHAN on 15 Oct 1914 in Duncannon, Co. Wexford.

We have John's place of birth from the ship manifest from the voyage he and his  family made to the United States in 1927 (presumably to visit his wife Alice's brothers who lived in New York), which gives his birthplace as simply "Gullane". There are several Gullanes in Ireland but given the fact that John moved to Killarney, Co. Kerry at some point following his retirement, and that Moynihan is a very common south Kerry name, make me think John was from Gullane, Gneeveguilla, not far from Killarney.

John was an RIC (Royal Irish Constabulary) police inspector. We do not know where he and Alice met but his address at the time of his marriage (1914) was Rosbercon, New Ross, Co. Wexford, and at the time of the birth of his daughter, Harriet (1915), he appears to have been stationed in Ennistymon, Co. Clare. John had retired by he time he made the trip above to the U.S. as he is described as a pensioner on the ship manifest, which also gives the family's last permanent residence as Duncannon, Co. Wexford.

Alice Frances MONAHAN [Parents] was born on 11 Oct 1887 in Tagoat, Co. Wexford. She died on 16 Oct 1947 in Lewis Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Alice married John MOYNIHAN on 15 Oct 1914 in Duncannon, Co. Wexford.

Alice lived on Lewis Road, Killarney.

They had the following children.

  F i Harriet Mary MOYNIHAN was born on 18 Jul 1915. She died on 5 Nov 1992.

Patrick MONAHAN [Parents] was born on 23 Apr 1890 in Duncannon, Co. Wexford. He died on 10 Aug 1942 in the Bronx, New York City. Patrick married Hanora (Nora) BURKE on 18 May 1914 in probably New York.

There is an Ellis Island record for a Patrick: he arrived in New York  on October 27, 1912, aged 22 having sailed on the 'Carmania' from Liverpool. His occupation is given as "telephone operator" and his contact name is given as Martin Monahan, his uncle, of 500 3rd Avenue, New York.

It is thought that Patrick went to the United States as an athlete, sponsored by a brewery in New York. According to his World War I registration card - every male of military age was required to fill one in - he was working as a bartender in 1917 in what looks like the "Opper Copper" at 320 Broadway in New York and lived at what appears to be 264 West 21st St. The card also tells us he was 5' 10" in height, of medium build, had grey eyes and brown hair.

The 1920 census tells us he and his family were living at 989 Amsterdam Avenue in New York (unfortunately his occupation on the census return is illegible). By the time of the 1930 census he and the family were living at 190 Pennyfield Avenue in the Bronx and Patrick was working as a detective in the police force.

Patrick died of cancer at the age of 52.

Hanora (Nora) BURKE was born about 1891 in Co. Galway. She died on 18 Aug 1959 in New York City. Hanora married Patrick MONAHAN on 18 May 1914 in probably New York.

A family member has recalled Nora "walking down the street with her beer pail in hand to obtain her brew". This would have been after Nora settled in New York.

They had the following children.

  M i Martin Joseph MONAHAN was born on 19 Mar 1915. He died on 29 Aug 1990.
  M ii Patrick Edward (Eddie) MONAHAN was born on 18 Sep 1918. He died on 4 Mar 1994.

Martin Joseph MONAHAN [Parents] was born on 19 Mar 1915 in New York City. He died on 29 Aug 1990 in Trenton, New Jersey. Martin married Rosemarie Linde SQUILLANTE on 6 Jul 1946.

Martin grew up in the Bronx in New York.

There is a record of the enlistment into the U.S. military on 12 March 1942 of a Martin J. Monahan, born in 1915, who may be our Martin above. According to the enlistment papers, this Martin was single, living in Suffolk, Massachusetts, was 5' 8" tall, weighed 147 lbs and had four years of high school education. Could this be our Martin?  

According to the 1940 U.S. census Martin was a newspaper advertising salesman.  

As a young man Martin had a catboat that he sailed on Long Island Sound. This was when he was still living in the family home on Pennyfield Avenue in the Bronx. He had a friend named Tom Carew that he used to fish and sail with and, since one of Martin's grandmothers was a Carew, I am wondering if Tom may have been a relative, although Martin's son tells me that his father never mentioned that they were related.

Rosemarie Linde SQUILLANTE [Parents] was born on 24 Oct 1922 in New York City. She died on 31 Aug 2000 in Pennsylvania. Rosemarie married Martin Joseph MONAHAN on 6 Jul 1946.

Rosemarie and Martin lived near Trenton, New Jersey. After Martin's death, Rosemarie moved to Holland, Pennsylvania.

Note: Rosemary legally changed her middle name from Linda to Linde.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.

Living [Parents].

Living.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.

Patrick Edward (Eddie) MONAHAN [Parents] was born on 18 Sep 1918 in New York City. He died on 4 Mar 1994 in the Bronx, New York. He was buried in Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York. Patrick married Helen Barbara CISHLINSKI on 4 Jul 1942.

Other marriages:
MICHELLE, Mary S.

Patrick, who was known as Eddie, grew up in the Bronx in New York. The 1940 census tells us that he was an embalmer in a funeral company.

Eddie served in the U.S. military, attaining the rank of sergeant. There is a record of the enlistment into the U.S. Army as a private, on 23 October 1942, of a Patrick E. Monahan, who is likely to have been our Patrick above. According to the enlistment papers, Patrick was living in the Bronx, was married, was 5' 11" tall, weighed 213 lbs and had one year of college education.   

Helen Barbara CISHLINSKI [Parents] was born on 19 Nov 1918 in New York. She died on 16 May 1971. She was buried on 16 May 1971 in Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York. Helen married Patrick Edward (Eddie) MONAHAN on 4 Jul 1942.

They had the following children.

  M i
Patrick Stanley MONAHAN was born on 6 May 1949. He died in Sep 1985 in New York City.

Patrick Edward (Eddie) MONAHAN [Parents] was born on 18 Sep 1918 in New York City. He died on 4 Mar 1994 in the Bronx, New York. He was buried in Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York. Patrick married Mary S. MICHELLE on 16 Sep 1977.

Other marriages:
CISHLINSKI, Helen Barbara

Patrick, who was known as Eddie, grew up in the Bronx in New York. The 1940 census tells us that he was an embalmer in a funeral company.

Eddie served in the U.S. military, attaining the rank of sergeant. There is a record of the enlistment into the U.S. Army as a private, on 23 October 1942, of a Patrick E. Monahan, who is likely to have been our Patrick above. According to the enlistment papers, Patrick was living in the Bronx, was married, was 5' 11" tall, weighed 213 lbs and had one year of college education.   

Mary S. MICHELLE died on 7 Sep 1982. Mary married Patrick Edward (Eddie) MONAHAN on 16 Sep 1977.


Edward MONAHAN [Parents] was born on 12 Jun 1892 in Duncannon, Co. Wexford. He died on 8 May 1935 in New York City. Edward married Mary (Mamie) RYAN.

According to the family, Edward was in the RIC (Royal Irish Constabulary) prior to emigrating to the United States (he arrived in New York on 30 April 1915 having sailed on the "Megantic" from Liverpool). On the ship manifest his occupation as given as "ship's steward", and his contact name was an uncle, Martin Monahan, who lived in New York. Sadly, Edward's father, Patrick, died only nine days after Edward's arrival in the States.

Edward's World War I registration card - every male of military age was required to complete one - tells us that Edward was working as a porter in 1917 in a hotel at 73rd St. and Broadway in New York. The name of the hotel is almost illegible but it could be the Ansonia. The card also tells us he lived at what looks like 206 8th Avenue in New York and that he was "tall", of medium build, had grey eyes and brown hair.

I believe I have found Edward in the 1920 and 1930 censuses. There is an Irish-born Edward Monahan of a similar age lodging in Manhattan in 1920 and working as a waiter. In 1930 an Edward Monahan, who emigrated from Ireland in 1915, is working as a houseman for an Epstein family in Yonkers, New York. This Edward, who is 36 years old, was married at the age of 29, but his wife is not listed as a member of the household. Taking the difference between his census age and his age at marriage we have an approximate year of marriage of 1923. Marriage records were located on the Ancestry website for two Edward Monahans who were married in New York around that time; one was married in Kings County (equivalent to Brooklyn) on 6 March 1923 and the other in Kings on 19 August 1925 but in neither case is the bride's name provided so we cannot say if either of these records relates to our Edward. It appears Edward and Mamie had no children.

Edward was only 42 years of age when he died.

Mary (Mamie) RYAN died. Mary married Edward MONAHAN.


Martin Joseph MONAHAN [Parents] was born on 15 Apr 1898 in Duncannon, Co. Wexford. He died in probably New York. Martin married Catherine (Kitty) HARNETT on 24 Apr 1927 in Church of the Immaculate Conception, The Bronx, New York City.

Other marriages:
BARRON, Catherine (Kathleen)

Royal Irish Constabulary (R.I.C.) records show that a Martin J. Monahan, who was born in 1898 in Co. Wexford, enlisted in the the force in 1920. This may be our Martin.  

If it was our Martin who joined the R.I.C. in 1920 then he did not stay very long as Ellis Island records show that our Martin arrived in New York on 22 May 1922, aged 23 and single, having sailed on the 'Adriatic' from Liverpool. According to the ship manifest, he was a labourer and was joining his brother Patrick who lived at 989 Amsterdam Avenue in New York. At the time of his first marriage in 1927 he was working as a chauffeur, and by the time of his second marriage in 1956 he was a "maintenance supervisor (bank offices)".

It is not known exactly how many children Martin and his first wife, Kitty Harnett, had but it is thought it was between three and five. They had at least two daughters and at least one son.

There is a Monahan family from the Bronx in the 1930 and 1940 censuses that might be the family of our Martin but on balance I think they are not. In case they are our Martin's family here are some details: the Martin from the censuses works for a bus company and has a wife named Catherine. By 1940 they have three children, Madeleine, Loretta and Martin.  

Note: There is a record in the Social Security Death Index for a Martin Monahan who was born on 25th February 1899. This has been checked out but it is NOT our Martin.

Catherine (Kitty) HARNETT [Parents] was born on 1 Jul 1903 in Dromtrasna O'Brien, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. She died in probably early 1950s in probably New York. Catherine married Martin Joseph MONAHAN on 24 Apr 1927 in Church of the Immaculate Conception, The Bronx, New York City.

It appears Kitty emigrated to the United States in 1923 as an immigration record has been located for a 20-year-old Catherine Harnett, daughter of Michael Harnett from Dromtrasna, who arrived in Boston on 1 November 1923. Her destination city is given as Manchester, New Hampshire.

Kitty is named as a witness on her sister Helen's Petition for Naturalization, dated 13 April 1937. Kitty's address at this time was 559 W. 172nd St., Bronx, New York.

Marriage Notes:

Witnesses were Francis Moran and Bridget (Bridgie) Harnett. It is likely that Briddgie was Kitty's sister Bridget.

They had the following children.

  i Living.
  ii Living.
  F iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  F v Living.

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