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Fifth Generation

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93. James (Jim) MOLONEY (Margaret HUDSON , Edward (Edmond) HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born on 30 Mar 1889 in Islandanny, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 31 Mar 1889 in St. Brigid's Church, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died on 3 May 1976 in Ballymacjordan, Duagh, Co. Kerry.

Jim's baptismal sponsors were Michael Moloney and Catherine Horgan.

James married Hannah Cecelia (Baby Fitz) FITZGERALD, daughter of John FITZGERALD and Catherine COLLINS, on 21 Feb 1914 in St. Mary's Church, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. Hannah was born on 19 Oct 1892 in Glenshrone (The Hill), Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. She was christened on 20 Oct 1892 in St. Mary's Church, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. She died on 11 Mar 1974 in Ballymacjordan, Duagh, Co. Kerry.

Baby was a sister of Tom Fitzgerald who married Nora Moloney, a sister of Baby's husband, Jim.

Baby and James lived in Islandanny, Duagh, Co. Kerry, moving in the mid-1950s to Ballymacjordan, Duagh where they had purchased a farm from Gerard Giltenane, the husband of their niece Mary Moloney. In 1969 the farm was passed to Baby and James's son Ted.

Marriage Notes:

Witnesses to the marriage were James Moloney and Mary Leahy, both of Abbeyfeale.

James and Hannah had the following children.

+ 318 M i John Joseph (John Joe) MOLONEY was born on 4 Feb 1915. He died on 25 Apr 2007.
+ 319 M ii Michael MOLONEY was born on 12 Feb 1916. He died on 21 Mar 1989.
  320 M iii
Thomas (Tom) MOLONEY was born on 23 Jun 1917 in Sluicequarter, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 24 Jun 1917 in St. Brigid's Church, Duagh, Co. Kerry. He died on 16 Apr 1986 in El Cajon, California. He was buried on 26 Apr 1986 in Reilig Ide Naofa, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick.

Tom's baptismal sponsors were John Moloney and Catherine Fitzgerald.

Tom received his primary education at the local national school in Islandanny (1924-1931) and his secondary schooling at St. Michael's College, Listowel (1931-1937). He studied philosophy at Mungret College, Co. Limerick (1937-39) and theology at St. Patrick's Seminary in Thurles, Co. Tipperary (1939-42) before being ordained a priest on 13 June 1943 for the diocese of San Diego, California. Due to the war he was unable to travel to San Diego immediately and was sent to work as an assistant in the parish of St. Joseph in Mosley, near Manchester (September 1944 - August 1945).

Tom finally arrived in San Diego in the summer of 1946 and was appointed assistant at Our Lady of The Sacred Heart (1946-1950), St. Joseph's Cathedral (1950-1952) and St. Vincent's (1952). He was then promoted to pastor and served in this capacity at Sacred Heart in Bryn Mawr (1952-1955), Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Riverside (1955-1966) and finally at Our Lady of Grace in El Cajon (1966-1986). He also served as Dean and Episcopal Vicar of El Cajon Deanery and was given the title Monsignor in 1970. After suffering an aneurysm, he died during corrective surgery at Grossmount Hospital, El Cajon, California in April 1986. His body was brought home to Ireland and he was buried in Abbeyfeale.
+ 321 F iv Margaret (Cissy) Mary MOLONEY was born on 26 Mar 1919. She died on 15 Mar 2014.
+ 322 M v Denis Anthony MOLONEY was born on 12 Jun 1922. He died on 11 Apr 1994.
  323 F vi
Catherine Teresa (Teresa) MOLONEY was born on 14 Nov 1923 in Sluicequarter, Duagh, Co. Kerry. She died on 23 Jun 2021. She was buried in Reilig Ide Naofa, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick.

Teresa's baptismal sponsors were John Moloney and Julia Moloney

Teresa and her husband, Dan, lived in Banard, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. They had no children.
       
Catherine married Daniel (Dan) RIORDAN, son of William (Bill) O'RIORDAN and Margaret FLYNN, on 16 Aug 1956 in St. Brigid's Church, Duagh, Co. Kerry. Daniel was born on 1 Feb 1924 in Banard, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. He died on 11 Dec 1996. He was buried in Reilig Ide Naofa, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick.

Dan was a farmer.

Marriage Notes:

Witnesses to the marriage were John Riordan from Banard, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick and Ita Moloney from Ballymacjordan, Duagh, Co. Kerry.

+ 324 F vii Hanora (Ita) MOLONEY was born on 26 Sep 1925. She died on 8 Jun 2018.
+ 325 M viii James Brendan (Sonny) MOLONEY was born on 17 May 1928. He died on 17 May 2001.
+ 326 M ix Timothy (Ted) Francis MOLONEY was born on 31 Jul 1931. He died on 29 Aug 1991.
+ 327 F x Living.

95. Catherine (Katie) HAYES (Johanna HUDSON , Edward (Edmond) HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born on 9 Dec 1881 in Fairy Street, Templeathea, Athea, Co. Limerick. She was christened on 11 Dec 1881 in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died on 8 May 1969 in Keale, Athea, Co. Limerick.

Katie's baptismal sponsors were Cornelius Brouder and Bridget Hudson.

Catherine married Michael FITZGERALD, son of Michael FITZGERALD and Johanna AHERN, on 12 Feb 1907 in Athea, Co. Limerick. Michael was born on 19 Sep 1864 in probably Keale, Athea, Co. Limerick. He died on 19 Oct 1950 in Athea, Co. Limerick.

Michael had two farms in Keale.

They had the following children.

  328 F i
Johanna Maria FITZGERALD was born on 19 Mar 1908 in Keale, Athea, Co. Limerick. She was christened on 19 Mar 1908 in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died.

Johanna's baptismal sponsors were Thomas Fitzgerald and Mary Goulding. Unfortunately we have no further information on Johanna.
+ 329 M ii John (Jack) Joseph FITZGERALD was born on 31 Mar 1909. He died on 27 Sep 1990.
  330 F iii
Mary Ita FITZGERALD was born on 14 Sep 1910 in Keale, Athea, Co. Limerick. She was christened on 15 Sep 1910 in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died.

Mary's baptismal sponsors were Michael Hayes and Mary Kennedy. Unfortunately we have no further information on Mary.
+ 331 F iv Bridget Theresa FITZGERALD was born on 19 Oct 1912. She died.
  332 F v
Honora FITZGERALD was born on 11 Jan 1914 in Keale, Athea, Co. Limerick. She was christened on 14 Jan 1914 in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died.

Honora's baptismal sponsors were Thomas Hayes and Hanora Quaid. Unfortunately we have no further information on Honora.
  333 F vi Living.
  334 F vii
Elizabeth FITZGERALD was born on 21 Apr 1916 in Keale, Athea, Co. Limerick. She was christened on 22 Apr 1916 in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died.

Elizabeth's baptismal sponsors were Timothy Kelly and Mary Anne Fitzgerald. Unfortunately we have no further information on Elizabeth.
+ 335 F viii Catherine (Kathleen) FITZGERALD was born on 19 Jul 1917. She died on 13 Nov 2013.
  336 F ix Living.
  337 M x
Michael Thomas FITZGERALD was born on 22 May 1920 in Keale, Athea, Co. Limerick. He was christened on 23 May 1920 in Athea, Co. Limerick. He died on 14 Sep 1938 in Keale, Athea, Co. Limerick.

Michael's baptismal sponsors were Thomas Fitzgerald and Mary Fitzgerald.

Michael died at the age of 18.

  338 M xi
Thomas Francis FITZGERALD was born on 19 Jun 1922 in Keale, Athea, Co. Limerick. He was christened on 21 Jun 1922 in Athea, Co. Limerick. He died on 5 Mar 2014.

Thomas's baptismal sponsors were Thomas Fitzgerald and Margaret White.

Thomas died at the age of 91.

97. Michael (Mick) HAYES (Johanna HUDSON , Edward (Edmond) HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born on 3 Oct 1884 in Fairy Street, Templeathea, Athea, Co. Limerick. He was christened on 6 Oct 1884 in Athea, Co. Limerick. He died on 27 Nov 1973 in Limerick. He was buried in Templeathea Cemetery, Co. Limerick.

Mick's baptismal sponsors were Michael Hayes and Mary Ann Hayes.

Mick inherited the family farm in Fairy Street.

Michael married Margaret (Babe) NESTOR, daughter of Michael NESTOR and Mary COPPS, on 21 Feb 1922 in Coolcappa, Co. Limerick. Margaret was born on 7 Feb 1888 in Manister, Athea, Co. Limerick. She died on 14 Dec 1968 in Fairy Street, Templeathea, Athea, Co. Limerick. She was buried in Templeathea Cemetery, Co. Limerick.

Babe was born in Manister, Athea in 1888 but the family appears to have later moved as both the 1901 and 1911 censuses have the Nestor family living in Kilquane, Riddlestown, Co. Limerick.

They had the following children.

+ 339 F i Mary Ita HAYES was born on 26 Nov 1926. She died on 28 Apr 2002.
  340 M ii
Thomas Joseph HAYES was born on 15 Jun 1929 in Templeathea, Co. Limerick. He was christened on 17 Jun 1929. He died before 1973.

John's baptismal sponsors were Michael Nestor and Mary Murphy.
+ 341 F iii Anne Philomena HAYES was born on 4 Dec 1932. She died on 14 Mar 2015.
+ 342 F iv Living.

99. Mary (Molly) HAYES (Johanna HUDSON , Edward (Edmond) HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born on 1 Mar 1890 in Fairy Street, Templeathea, Athea, Co. Limerick. She was christened on 1 Mar 1890 in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died on 26 Apr 1973 in Ballaugh, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick.

Molly's baptismal sponsors were Thomas McEnery and Mary McEnery.

Mary married Patrick MURPHY, son of John MURPHY and Johanna DONOGHUE, on 13 Apr 1920 in Athea, Co. Limerick. Patrick was born on 19 Mar 1893 in Ballybehy South, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. He was christened on 20 Mar 1893 in Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. He died about 1950 in Ballybehy South, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick.

Patrick's baptismal sponsors were Timothy O'Donoghue and Helen O'Donoghue.

Note: Ballybehy or Ballaghbehy is called Ballaugh nowadays. There are three distinct townlands in Ballaugh: Ballybehy, Ballybehy South and Ballybehy North. The first of these was once (pre-1850) called Ballough Grady while the other two together constituted Ballough Darcey. An alternative spelling for Ballybehy is Ballaghbehy.

Patrick's farm straddled both Ballybehy North and South, the homestead being in the Ballybehy South.

Marriage Notes:

Witnesses to the marriage were Denis Ahern of Ballybehy and Margaret Hayes of Fairy Street.

Mary and Patrick had the following children.

+ 343 F i Johanna MURPHY was born on 28 Jan 1921. She died on 10 Oct 2001.
  344 M ii
John MURPHY was born on 28 Aug 1922 in Ballybehy South, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. He was christened on 29 Aug 1922 in Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. He died on 17 May 2006 in Ballybehy South, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick.

John's baptismal sponsors were Edmund Hayes and Margaret Hayes.
  345 F iii
Catherine MURPHY was born on 2 Mar 1924 in Ballybehy South, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. She was christened on 5 Mar 1924 in Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. She died on 20 Jan 2014 in Tournafulla, Co. Limerick.

Catherine's baptismal sponsors were William Ahern and Helen Ahern.

Catherine lived for some time in London where she worked as a teacher. When she retired she returned to Co. Limerick and lived at Padua, Clash Road, Abbeyfeale. She never married.

103. Edmund (Ned) HAYES (Johanna HUDSON , Edward (Edmond) HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born on 10 Dec 1895 in Fairy Street, Templeathea, Athea, Co. Limerick. He was christened on 10 Dec 1895 in Athea, Co. Limerick. He died on 8 Jun 1961 in Walshestown, Castlemahon, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.

Ned's baptismal sponsor was Mary Hudson.

Ned was a primary school teacher.

Notes:

1. Ned died in Castlemahon, near Newcastle West; I am told Castlemahon and Mahoonagh (home parish of his wife, Elizabeth) "are more or less the same place". I assume Ned and Elizabeth lived in Castlemahon/Mahoonagh.

2. Hayes researchers may be interested in the fact there is a headstone in Castlemahon Cemetery that tells that a Catherine Hayes (née Quinn) died 27 November 1985 aged 49 (according to a newspaper death notice she died before her hsband and left sons and daughters); Kathleen Hayes died 13 July 1967 aged four months; Johanna Hayes died 20 December 1961; Patrick died 1 March 1967 and was buried in Athea; and Jim died on 9 June 2004 aged 79.

Edmund married Elizabeth GEARY, daughter of Michael GEARY and Catherine AHERN, on 31 Jul 1928 in Mahoonagh, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. Elizabeth was born on 15 Jul 1898 in Cooliska, Mahoonagh, Co. Limerick. She died on 9 Dec 1990 in Walshestown, Castlemahon, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.

Although Elizabeth's official date of birth is 15 July 1898 her date ofbirth on her headstone is March 1898.

They had the following children.

  346 M i Living.
+ 347 F ii Mary HAYES was born on 15 May 1931. She died on 5 Jan 2017.
  348 F iii
Catherine (Cait) HAYES was born about 1933 in Walshestown, Castlemahon, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. She died on 25 Oct 2014 in Walshestown, Castlemahon, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.
  349 M iv
Michael HAYES was born on 3 Jul 1936 in Walshestown, Castlemahon, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. He died on 3 Jul 1936 in Walshestown, Castlemahon, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.
  350 F v
Johanna HAYES was born in 1938 in Walshestown, Castlemahon, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. She died before 2014.
  351 M vi Living.

106. Honora (Nora) COLLINS (Brigid HUDSON , Edward (Edmond) HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born in 1888 in Richmond, Victoria, Australia. She died on 4 Jul 1977 in Moreland, Victoria. She was buried in Coburg Cemetery, Melbourne, Australia.

Honora married Patrick (Patrick) Maurice SHEEHAN in Dec 1913 in Victoria, Australia. Patrick was born about 1888. He died on 5 Apr 1937. He was buried in Coburg Cemetery, Melbourne, Australia.

Patrick was only 47 when he died.

They had the following children.

  352 F i
'unknown' SHEEHAN (female) died.

108. Johanna Mary COLLINS (Brigid HUDSON , Edward (Edmond) HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born in 1891 in Richmond, Victoria, Australia. She died in 1968 in Rose, Victoria.

Johanna married James Timothy RIGBY in 1920. James was born in 1898 in Yarrawonga, Victoria. He died in 1971 in Melbourne, Victoria.

They had the following children.

  353 F i
Alice RIGBY was born in 1920 in Carlton, Victoria. She died in 1997 in Victoria.
       
Alice married Frederick SMITH. Frederick was born in 1922 in Weymouth, Dorset. He died in 1984 in Kew, Victoria.
  354 F ii
Hazel Veronica RIGBY was born in 1922 in Victoria. She died in 1923 in Richmond, Victoria.
+ 355 F iii Johanna (June) RIGBY was born in 1923. She died in 1991.
  356 M iv
James Thomas RIGBY was born in 1925 in Victoria. He died on 11 Nov 1979 in Balwyn North, Victora.
       
James married Nuala Mary SWEETMAN. Nuala was born in 1929 in Melbourne, Victoria. She died in 1999 in U.S..
+ 357 F v Norah RIGBY was born in 1927. She died in 2018.
+ 358 F vi Mary Margaret RIGBY was born on 26 Sep 1932. She died on 19 Feb 2015.
  359 M vii
Cornelius Patrick RIGBY was born in 1930 in Melbourne, Victoria. He died in 2013 in Sunbury, Victora.
        Cornelius married Living.

111. Francis Xavier COLLINS (Brigid HUDSON , Edward (Edmond) HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born in 1897 in Richmond, Victoria, Australia. He died in 1920 in Victoria, Australia.

Francis married Eileen Gerte SMITH in 1919 in Victoria, Australia. Eileen was born in 1899 in Richmond, Victoria, Australia.

They had the following children.

  360 F i
'unknown' COLLINS (female) died.

113. Helen Marie (Jerrie) HUDSON (Richard Dennis HUDSON , William HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born on 25 Oct 1885 in Philadelphia. She died on 15 Jan 1964 in Philadelphia. She was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Pennsylvania.

Helen went by the name of Jerrie. The 1910 census tells us she worked as an inspector in a brassworks.

Jerrie lived in Philadelphia.

Helen married Edward W. MCMICHAEL, son of James C. MCMICHAEL and Sarah ROBERTS, in 1912 in Philadelphia. Edward was born on 5 Mar 1885 in Philadelphia. He died on 20 Apr 1936 in Philadelphia.

The 1930 census tells us that Edward was a manager at a conduit works.

They had the following children.

+ 361 F i Helen Marie (Jerry) MCMICHAEL was born in 1915. She died on 21 Nov 2005.
+ 362 F ii Dorothy (Dot) MCMICHAEL was born on 20 Jun 1915. She died on 28 Apr 2003.

114. William Francis HUDSON (Richard Dennis HUDSON , William HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born on 19 Feb 1887 in Philadelphia. He died on 25 May 1963 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. He was buried on 27 May 1963 in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Marple, Pennsylvania.

The 1910 census tells us that William worked as a driver for a grocery company. By 1920 he was a fireman for a locomotive company. Ten years later he was still working as a fireman.

William died of "congestive heart failure caused by carcinomatosis caused by carcinoma of larynx".

William married Sarah (Sadie) Jane MURRAY, daughter of Martin MURRAY and Rose MONAGHAN, in 1916 in Philadelphia. Sarah was born about 1897 in Pennsylvania. She died on 10 Apr 1962 in Philadelphia.

Sarah's father was born in Ireland.

They had the following children.

+ 363 F i Helen HUDSON was born on 8 Aug 1917. She died on 16 Nov 1977.
  364 M ii
Martin HUDSON was born on 12 Sep 1919 in Pennsylvania. He died in Mar 1980 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

Martin never married.
  365 M iii
Louis HUDSON was born on 16 Dec 1920 in Philadelphia. He died on 30 Aug 1988 in Philadelphia.
+ 366 M iv William (Bill) Francis HUDSON was born on 31 May 1926. He died on 6 Apr 1996.
+ 367 M v Joseph Edward HUDSON was born on 17 Dec 1929. He died on 25 Jul 2011.

120. Denis CUNNINGHAM (caution: not verified) (John CUNNINGHAM , Johanna HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born on 25 Jun 1894 in Clogough, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died in Jun 1987 in probably New York.

Denis emigrated to the United States, arriving in New York on 4 March 1921. His contact in New York was his brother John who had emigrated the year before and who lived at 2437 8th Avenue.

Denis worked as a fitter for a gas company in New York City. He lived in the Bronx and Manhattan before moving to Staten Island.

Denis married Delia 'UNKNOWN' about 1923 in probably New York. Delia was born about 1893 in Ireland.

They had the following children.

  368 M i Living.
  369 M ii Living.
  370 M iii Living.

126. Mary (Molly) CUNNINGHAM (Richard (Richie Bryan) CUNNINGHAM , Johanna HUDSON , Margaret FINUCANE , John? ) was born on 10 Mar 1893 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 12 Mar 1893 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 22 Jul 1976 in Tralee, Co. Kerry. She was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Molly's baptismal sponsors were William O'Connor and Mary O'Connor.

After they married, Jim and Molly lived on the Dore family farm in the townland of Moyvane South (Molly's mother was a Dore) in the parish of Moyvane. Jim was a skilled farmer. He used to kill his own and his neighbours' pigs. He also had great expertise with cattle, and was a hard worker, managing to increase the capacity of the farm from 18 to 40 milch cows, with the assistance in later years of his son Dick and daughter Bridie.   

There is a family story about Jim about the time he was taking a load of turf from Ballygoughlin to Glin using an unbroken horse; he refused to take holy water from his sister Babe on setting out, only to suffer a fall and a broken leg on the journey, following which he developed a respect for holy water!

Mary married James (Jim) STACK, son of Thomas (Tom) STACK and Ellen (Ellie) SHANAHAN, in Apr 1921. James was born on 3 Sep 1896 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died on 17 Jul 1965 in Moyvane South, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He was buried in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

+ 371 M i Thomas (Tom) Joseph STACK was born on 20 Jan 1922. He died on 12 May 2020.
+ 372 F ii Mary (Mai) STACK was born on 15 May 1923. She died on 14 Jan 2007.
+ 373 M iii John STACK was born on 18 Jan 1925. He died on 18 Jan 2002.
+ 374 M iv Richard (Dick) STACK was born on 31 Jul 1926. He died on 23 Jan 2008.
  375 F v
Eileen (Sr. Dympna) STACK was born on 13 Aug 1928 in Moyvane South (Shronagraga), Co. Kerry. She died on 13 Mar 2020 in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

Eileen entered the order of the Sisters of the Christian Retreat in France on 15 August 1949. She made her First Profession on 2 February 1952 and her Final Profession on 24 September 1957, becoming Sr. Dympna.

After graduating with a B.A. degree from the University of Reading in the UK Sr. Dympna worked in East Molesey in Surrey and later as principal at Holy Rosary College, Mountbellew, Co. Galway.
+ 376 F vi Brigid (Bridie) STACK was born on 3 Oct 1931. She died on 19 Sep 2015.

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