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Timothy (Thady) BARRY died in U.S.. Timothy married Eleanor (Ellen) MOLLOY in 1853 or 1854 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Eleanor (Ellen) MOLLOY [Parents] was born in Ballyfermoyle, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died in U.S.. Eleanor married Timothy (Thady) BARRY in 1853 or 1854 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Ellen emigrated to the United States.


Francis DOYLE was born in possibly Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He died in probably Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Francis married Margaret (Maggie) MOLLOY on 11 Dec 1851 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Other marriages:
BREHENY, Anne

Francis and his family lived in Keadue. However, there is no trace of them in Keadue in the 1901 census.

Margaret (Maggie) MOLLOY [Parents] was born about 1833 in Ballyfermoyle, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died on 20 Jan 1867 in probably Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Margaret married Francis DOYLE on 11 Dec 1851 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Maggie died at the age of 33. Her husband, Francis, remarried three months later and had another son with his second wife.

They had the following children.

  M i
Patrick DOYLE was born about 28 Apr 1853 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 28 Apr 1853.

Joshua HARRISON was born about 1828. He died on 27 Mar 1898 in probably Belfast. Joshua married Catherine MOLLOY on 27 Jun 1859 in Kilronan, Co. Roscommon.

Joshua was an R.I.C. (Royal Irish Constabulary) officer, which accounts for the various birth places of his children.

Catherine MOLLOY [Parents] was born about 1830 in Ballyfermoyle, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died on 12 Jul 1901 in probably Belfast. Catherine married Joshua HARRISON on 27 Jun 1859 in Kilronan, Co. Roscommon.

Other marriages:
HICKEY, Thomas

Catherine lived in Northern Ireland.

They had the following children.

  M i William HARRISON was born about 2 May 1861.
  M ii Joshua HARRISON was born about 23 Jan 1862.
  M iii
Caleb HARRISON was born on 7 Mar 1867 in Shrule, Co. Mayo. He died on 14 Mar 1882 in Belfast.

Caleb died at the age of 15.
  F iv
Margaret HARRISON was born on 2 Jan 1871 in Castlebellingham, Co. Louth.

Thomas GAFFNEY was born about 1850. He died on 28 Jul 1893 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Thomas married Catherine (Kate) MOLLOY on 2 Feb 1885 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Thomas was a medical doctor. He died at the age of 43.

Catherine (Kate) MOLLOY [Parents] was born about 3 Apr 1860 in Ballyfermoyle, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She was christened on 3 Apr 1860. She died on 29 Sep 1921 in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. Catherine married Thomas GAFFNEY on 2 Feb 1885 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Other marriages:
DOLAN, Charles

Kate lived in Keadue, Co. Roscommon and later on St. George's Terrace, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

They had the following children.

  M i
Thomas GAFFNEY was born on 18 Mar 1886 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
  M ii
Francis GAFFNEY was born on 26 Sep 1887 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
  F iii
Mary Catherine GAFFNEY was born on 18 Oct 1888 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She died on 20 Sep 1920 in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

Mary died at the age of 31.
  F iv
Ann Josephine GAFFNEY was born on 31 May 1890 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
  F v
Margaret Teresa GAFFNEY was born on 7 Jun 1891 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
  M vi
John Edward GAFFNEY was born on 17 Jun 1892 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

John MCMANUS [Parents] was born on 15 Aug 1866 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He died on 10 Jun 1952 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. John married Anne Jane MOLLOY on 29 Jan 1894 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

John was a farmer and shopkeeper in Keadue.

Anne Jane MOLLOY [Parents] was born on 20 Feb 1872 in Ballyfermoyle, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died on 4 Jul 1916 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Anne married John MCMANUS on 29 Jan 1894 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Anne died of tuberculosis aged 44.

They had the following children.

  M i Thomas Joseph (Tom Joe) MCMANUS was born on 30 Apr 1895. He died on 10 Feb 1970.
  M ii
John MCMANUS was born on 18 Aug 1897 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
  F iii
Mary Ellen MCMANUS was born on 17 Jul 1899 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
  M iv
Patrick MCMANUS was born on 7 Nov 1901 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
  M v
James MCMANUS was born on 30 Jul 1904 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He died on 15 Aug 1904 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

James died of heart failure at thae age of two weeks.
  F vi
Anne Jane MCMANUS was born on 4 Apr 1906 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

John BENSON [Parents] was born about 9 Mar 1854 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 9 Mar 1854. He died on 24 Jul 1932 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. John married Teresa (Tessie) MOLLOY on 19 Feb 1900 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

I have also seen John's surname spelled as Benison.

Teresa (Tessie) MOLLOY [Parents] was born on 14 Jul 1876 in Breanletter, Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She died on 28 Jan 1911 in Keadue East, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Teresa married John BENSON on 19 Feb 1900 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Tessie lived in Keadue East. She died at the age of 34 of tuberculosis.

They had the following children.

  M i
Thomas BENSON was born on 9 Jan 1901 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He died on 24 Oct 1927 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Thomas died at the age of 26.
  F ii
Ann Jane BENSON was born on 1 Oct 1902 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She died on 26 Apr 1936 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Ann died at the age of 33.
  M iii
John James BENSON was born on 20 Jun 1905 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
  F iv
Mary Kate BENSON was born on 20 Oct 1906 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She died on 4 Nov 1906 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

May Kate died at the age of two weeks.
  M v Michael BENSON was born on 12 Sep 1907. He died in Dec 1995.
  F vi
Teresa BENSON was born on 8 Oct 1908 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She died on 10 Apr 1927.

Teresa died at the age of 18.
  M vii
Henry BENSON was born on 22 Mar 1910 in Keadue, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He died in Mar 1989.

Michael MCCAWLEY was born on 2 Dec 1868 in Annagh, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo. He died on 30 Aug 1924 in probably Annagh, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo. Michael married Emily MOLLOY about 1908.

When Michael died, his three surviving children - aged 10, 13 and 14 - were left orphaned.

Note: I have also seen Michael's surname spelled as Cawley and McCauley.

Emily MOLLOY [Parents] was born on 16 Nov 1883 in Ballyfermoyle, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died on 31 Dec 1916 in probably Annagh, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo. Emily married Michael MCCAWLEY about 1908.

Emily died aged 33.

They had the following children.

  F i
Anna Elizabeth MCCAWLEY was born on 1 Mar 1909 in Annagh, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo. She died on 30 May 1909 in Annagh, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo.

Anna died at the age of three months.
  M ii
Thomas MCCAWLEY was born on 3 Apr 1910 in Annagh, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo.
  F iii
Mary MCCAWLEY was born on 25 Mar 1911 in Annagh, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo.
  F iv Living.

Thomas MOLLOY [Parents] was born about 1 Dec 1850 in Ballyfermoyle, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 1 Dec 1850 in Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He died in U.S.. Thomas married 'unknown' HIGGINS.

Thomas emigrated to the United States.

'unknown' HIGGINS died in U.S.. 'unknown' married Thomas MOLLOY.


Thomas MOLLOY [Parents] was born on 26 Sep 1867 in Ballyfermoyle, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. Thomas married Mary Agnes BOYD in possibly Bolton, Lancashire.

Thomas and his wife, Mary, lived for a time in Bolton, Lancashire prior to returning around 1905 to Roscommon where they lived in Springfield House, Mary's old family home.

Mary Agnes BOYD [Parents] was born on 26 Sep 1871 in Cuiltyconeen, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon. Mary married Thomas MOLLOY in possibly Bolton, Lancashire.

According to her birth record Mary's middle name was Teresa. A middle name of Agnes had been written in but crossed out. However I was told by a descendant of Mary's that her name was in fact Mary Agnes Boyd.

They had the following children.

  M i John MOLLOY was born on 1 Feb 1904. He died on 26 Apr 1979.
  F ii Margaret? (Greta) MOLLOY died.
  M iii
Thomas MOLLOY was born on 16 Feb 1906 in Cuiltyconeen, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon.
  F iv
Agnes Josephine MOLLOY was born on 15 May 1907 in Cuiltyconeen, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon.
  M v William MOLLOY was born on 11 Nov 1908. He died on 8 Oct 1985.
  M vi Joseph (Joe) MOLLOY was born on 10 Dec 1909. He died before 27 Mar 2013.
  F vii Living.
  M viii Martin Edward MOLLOY was born on 24 Jul 1914. He died on 20 Nov 1988.

Patrick MATTIMOE [Parents] was born on 27 Feb 1868 in Crossna, Keadue, Co. Roscommon. He died on 4 Sep 1981. Patrick married Harriet MOLLOY on 15 Jul 1907 in Church of St. Columba, Drumcondra, Dublin.

Patrick was a shopkeeper in Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Harriet MOLLOY [Parents] was born on 8 May 1885 in Derrynargon, Keadue, Co. Roscommon. Harriet married Patrick MATTIMOE on 15 Jul 1907 in Church of St. Columba, Drumcondra, Dublin.

They had the following children.

  M i
Martin MATTIMOE was born on 12 May 1908 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Martin emigrated to the United States in 1937.
  M ii
Patrick MATTIMOE was born on 6 Oct 1910 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon.
  M iii
Cyril MATTIMOE was born on 30 Mar 1913 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He died on 23 Mar 2003 in Dublin.
  F iv
Dorothy MATTIMOE was born on 22 Apr 1915 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She died on 17 Apr 1942 in Roscommon, Co. Roscommon.

Dorothy died in Roscommon Hospital aged 26.
  M v Brendan MATTIMOE was born on 15 Sep 1918. He died on 7 Sep 2005.
  F vi
Eithne MATTIMOE was born in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She died on 18 Jul 2005. She was buried in Ardcarne Cemetery, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.
  M vii
Leonard MATTIMOE was born in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. He died on 22 Sep 1991. He was buried in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.

Leonard was a priest.
  M viii
Cillian MATTIMOE died in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.

Cillian was a priest in Clonmel.

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