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Living [Parents].

Living.

They had the following children.

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

Timothy O'BRIEN died.

He had the following children.

  M i Living.

Bartholomew (Batt) KELLEHER died before 4 Feb 1894.

He had the following children.

  F i Mary KELLEHER (caution: not verified).

Richard White WOLFE [Parents] was born on 25 Aug 1866 in Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. He died on 29 Mar 1951 in Chicago. Richard married Helen LENZ on 22 Sep 1897 in Chicago.

Richard, who used the Wolfe spelling of his surname, emigrated to the United States in 1885. He worked in real estate in Chicago before becoming involved in politics in the city. He was appointed Commissioner of Public Works in 1927.

Helen LENZ was born in 1873 in Illinois. She died on 8 Jan 1961 in probably Chicago. Helen married Richard White WOLFE on 22 Sep 1897 in Chicago.

They had the following children.

  F i Grace WOLFE was born in 1902. She died in 1983.

'unknown' MULVIHILL died.

He had the following children.

  M i Edmund George MULVIHILL was born in Dec 1828. He died on 24 Jul 1903.
  M ii Cornelius MULVIHILL died.

Cornelius MULVIHILL [Parents] was born in Newtownsandes, Co. Kerry. He died in U.S.. Cornelius married Ellen NOLAN.

Cornelius emigrated to Toronto, Iowa with his wife, Ellen, and family.

Ellen NOLAN died. Ellen married Cornelius MULVIHILL.


Richard J. WOULFE [Parents] was born on 5 May 1843 in Ballybunion area, Co. Kerry. He died on 25 May 1927 in Streator, Illinois. Richard married Catherine (Kate) MAHER in 1871 in probably Illinois.

Richard arrived in the United States from Ireland as a young child and went on to become a prosperous farmer and horse breeder in Illinois. According to his obituary in the Kerry News edition of 5 December 1927, he and his wife, Kate, "were both second and third cousins". I have figured out that Richard and Kate were second cousins once removed through Richard's father and Kate's mother (whose maiden name was Woulfe), but I have so far been unable to come up with a second connection.

Catherine (Kate) MAHER [Parents] was born on 8 Mar 1852. She died on 19 Feb 1932 in probably Illinois. Catherine married Richard J. WOULFE in 1871 in probably Illinois.


Bartholemew (Batt) MAHER [Parents] was born in 1830 in probably Trieneragh, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died on 12 Jul 1904 in Streator, Illinois. Bartholemew married Margaret WOULFE on 2 May 1852 in U.S..

Batt emigrated to the United States from Trieneragh, Duagh, Co. Kerry.

Margaret WOULFE [Parents] was born in 1827 in Co. Kerry. She died on 12 Oct 1906 in Eagle, Illinois. Margaret married Bartholemew (Batt) MAHER on 2 May 1852 in U.S..

Margaret emigrated with her parents and siblings to the United States in 1849. They settled in LaSalle County, Illinois.

They had the following children.

  F i Catherine (Kate) MAHER was born on 8 Mar 1852. She died on 19 Feb 1932.
  M ii
'unknown' MAHER (male) was born in Illinois. He died in possibly Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Like his brother John, 'unknown' lived in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
  M iii John Woulfe MAHER was born in 1856. He died about 1937.

Maurice James (Old Maurice) WOULFE [Parents] was born in 1690 in Clash, Athea, Co. Limerick. He died on 24 Dec 1792 in Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. He was buried in Templeathea Cemetery, Co. Limerick. Maurice married Catherine (Kathleen) RIORDAN.

Woulfe family researcher Brendan Wolfe tells us that in 1860 Maurice purchased 2,000 acres of land, which constituted the entire townland of Cratloe, Co. Limerick. Maurice lived there for another 30 years or so before his death in 1792 at the age of 102. His son, 'Short Dick' inherited the Cratloe property.

Catherine (Kathleen) RIORDAN died about 1760 in probably Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. Catherine married Maurice James (Old Maurice) WOULFE.

They had the following children.

  M i James Maurice (The Barrister) WOULFE was born about 1732. He died in 1817.
  M ii Edmond Maurice WOULFE died about 1798.
  M iii Richard Maurice (Short Dick) WOULFE was born in between 1730 and 1752. He died on 11 Oct 1824.
  M iv
Patrick (Wiggie) WOULFE was born in Athea, Co. Limerick. He died.

Nothing further is known about Wiggie.
  M v Maurice (Young Maurice) WOULFE was born about 1752. He died before 1838.

James Maurice WOULFE [Parents] was born about 1651 in Athea, Co. Limerick. He died in 1704. He was buried in Templeathea Cemetery, Co. Limerick. James married 'UNKNOWN'.

'UNKNOWN' died. 'UNKNOWN' married James Maurice WOULFE.

They had the following children.

  M i
Richard WOULFE was born about 1690 in probably Clash, Athea, Co. Limerick. He was buried in Monagea churchyard, Co. Limerick.

Brendan Wolfe, in his book 'Wolfe's History', tells us of a letter written by a family member in 1956 in which it is stated that Richard died quite young, having "got chilled while on a visit eastward down the plain of Limerick and was buried in Monagea churchyard. It caught a chill while away from home. It was winter and the snow lay so deep that the body could not be brought home".
  M ii Maurice James (Old Maurice) WOULFE was born in 1690. He died on 24 Dec 1792.
  F iii
'unknown' WOULFE (female) died.
  F iv
'unknown' WOULFE (female) died.
  F v
'unknown' WOULFE (female) died.
  F vi
'unknown' WOULFE (female) died.
  F vii
'unknown' WOULFE (female) died.
  F viii
'unknown' WOULFE (female) died.

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