Descendants of 'unknown' MEEHAN (to contribute information, please email Helen@HelensFamilyTrees.com)

Fifth Generation


67. Charles John O'HARA (Mary Jane MULLANY , Eleanor (Ellen) O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born on 12 May 1890 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died on 19 Mar 1978 in probably New York.

Charles emigrated to the United States in 1913, settling in Rich Hill, Long Island, New York. He worked as a conductor for the Long Island Railroad.

Charles married Elizabeth (Bessie) 'UNKNOWN'. Elizabeth was born about 1892 in New York.

They had the following children.

  128 M i Living.
  129 M ii Living.
  130 F iii Living.
  131 M iv Living.

68. Imelda Mary O'HARA (Mary Jane MULLANY , Eleanor (Ellen) O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born about 1892 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died on 11 May 1970 in Western Australia. She was buried in Drakesbrook Cemetery, Waroona, Western Australia.

Imelda and her husband, Richard Dawe, emigrated to Australia. By 1925 it is known that they were living in Wellington Forest, about 200km south of Perth, Western Australia.

Imelda married Richard Reed Ward DAWE, son of Richard Reed DAWE and Mary Augusta Moysey WARD. Richard was born in 1890 in Devon. He died on 6 Jan 1975 in Western Australia. He was buried in Waroona, Western Australia.

Richard farmed in Waroona, Western Australia.

They had the following children.

  132 M i
Richard Desmond DAWE was born on 24 Sep 1920 in London. He died on 1 Jan 2007.
+ 133 F ii Muriel Theresa DAWE was born on 19 Feb 1922. She died on 1 Feb 1997.
+ 134 F iii Living.
+ 135 F iv Sheila Imelda DAWE was born on 4 Apr 1926. She died on 4 Aug 2011.
  136 M v
Leo DAWE was born in 1927 in Western Australia. He died on 29 Aug 1952.
+ 137 M vi Kevin John DAWE was born on 21 May 1929. He died on 10 Jun 1999.
+ 138 M vii Living.
  139 F viii Living.

70. Laurence Joseph (Larry Joe) O'HARA (Mary Jane MULLANY , Eleanor (Ellen) O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born in 1896 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died on 8 Apr 1981 in Donalds Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He was buried in Ardcarne Cemetery, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.

Larry Joe inherited the family farm at Donald's Hill in Cloongrehan (also spelled Cloongreghan).

Laurence married Laura HENRY on 15 Jan 1930 in Co. Sligo. Laura died on 23 Feb 1987 in Donalds Hill, Cloongreahen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She was buried in Ardcarne Cemetery, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.

They had the following children.

+ 140 M i Living.
  141 M ii Living.
+ 142 M iii Laurence Kane O'HARA was born on 1 Mar 1934. He died on 15 Dec 2005.
+ 143 M iv Charles John O'HARA was born on 27 Oct 1935. He died on 23 Feb 1980.
  144 F v Living.
        Living married Living.
  145 M vi
Leo O'HARA was born on 21 Aug 1939 in Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died.

Leo died as an infant.
  146 M vii
Kieran O'HARA was born on 21 Sep 1940 in Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died on 15 Dec 1941.

Kieran was just 15 months old when he died.
+ 147 F viii Living.
+ 148 F ix Elizabeth (Lily) Angela O'HARA was born on 13 Jun 1944. She died on 8 Nov 1994.
+ 149 F x Living.
+ 150 F xi Living.

72. Mary (Mai) Agnes O'HARA (Mary Jane MULLANY , Eleanor (Ellen) O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born on 8 May 1900 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died in 1971 in Carrick-on-Shannon. She was buried in Kiltoghert Cemetery, Co. Leitrim.

Mai and her husband, Joe, lived in Edenmore, Kilclare, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

Mary married Joseph (Joe) MCKEON, son of Ambrose MCKEON and Brigid GARDINER, on 26 Nov 1930 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Joseph was born on 27 Sep 1890 in Edenmore, Kilclare, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. He died on 16 Dec 1977 in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. He was buried in Kiltoghert Cemetery, Co. Leitrim.

Joe was one of 14 children. He was a member of the Old IRA.

They had the following children.

  151 M i
Ambrose MCKEON was born in 1932 in Edenmore, Kilclare, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. He died on 9 Sep 1997 in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

Ambrose lived in Edenmore.
  152 M ii Living.
        Living married Living.
  153 F iii
Mary MCKEON was born in 1933 in Edenmore, Kilclare, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. She died on 19 Jun 2013 in Northolt, Middlesex.

Mary was a nurse. She lived in London.
        Mary married Living in 1974.
+ 154 F iv Frances MCKEON was born in 1940. She died in 1989.
  155 M v Living.
        Living married Living.
  156 F vi Living.

76. Eugene Lawrence (Larry) MORAHAN (John MORAHAN , Margaret O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born on 10 Aug 1909 in Seapoint, Barna, Co. Galway. He died on 19 Mar 1974 in Galway. He was buried in New Cemetery, Galway.

Eugene was a carpenter and furniture-maker. He lived in Galway.

Eugene married Lily 'UNKNOWN'. Lily died.

Lily and Larry may have had more children than those listed below.

They had the following children.

  157 M i Living.
  158 M ii Living.
  159 F iii Living.
  160 F iv Living.

77. Anne (Annie) Ellen MORAHAN (John MORAHAN , Margaret O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born on 23 Jul 1911 in Seapoint, Barna, Co. Galway. She died on 17 Jan 1981 in Galway.

Annie lived her husband, Michael, and their family in Shantalla, Galway and worked in health care.

Anne married Michael DAVOREN, son of Bartholomew (Bartley) DAVOREN and Margaret (Maggie) FOTTRELL, in 1939 in Co. Galway. Michael was born in 1917 in Eyrecourt, Co. Galway. He died in 1951 in Nottingham.

They had the following children.

  161 F i Living.
+ 162 F ii Living.

78. John Patrick Augustine (Gussie) MORAHAN (John MORAHAN , Margaret O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born on 24 Jul 1912 in Barna, Co. Galway. He died on 5 Feb 1992 in Galway.

Gussie was a car mechanic. He lived in Renmore, Co. Galway.

John married Rose 'UNKNOWN'. Rose died on 28 Dec 2008.

They had the following children.

  163 M i Living.
  164 F ii Living.
        Living married Living.
  165 F iii Living.
        Living married Living.

80. William (Willie) Thomas MORAHAN (John MORAHAN , Margaret O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born in 1918 in Barna, Co. Galway. He died in Jan 1986 in Enfield, Middlesex. He was buried in New Cemetery, Galway.

William married Living in Mar 1946 in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.

They had the following children.

  166 M i Living.
  167 M ii Living.
  168 M iii Living.
  169 F iv Living.
  170 M v Living.
  171 F vi Living.
  172 F vii Living.

83. Josephine (Jo) Margaret GORDON (Mary MORAHAN , Margaret O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born on 18 May 1908 in Kilgarriff, Fairymount, Co. Roscommon. She died in Jun 1985 in Clonskeagh, Co. Dublin. She was buried in New Cemetery, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Jo was a domestic science teacher.

Josephine married Gerald Francis CALLEARY, son of James CALLEARY and Eleanor (Ellen) KELLY, on 26 Jul 1939 in St. Andrew's Church, Westland Row, Dublin. Gerald was born on 3 Aug 1909 in Ballina, Co. Mayo. He was christened on 5 Aug 1909 in Kilmoremoy, Ballina, Co. Mayo. He died on 11 Sep 1968 in Tuam, Co. Galway. He was buried in New Cemetery, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Gerald, who was a business studies graduate, was headmaster of Tuam Vocational School.

While Gerald's family name was Calleary his own children carry the surname Colleary. The two surnames appear to be interchangeable.

They had the following children.

+ 173 M i James Gordon (Gordon) COLLEARY was born on 7 Mar 1941. He died on 17 Jun 2014.
  174 F ii Living.
  175 F iii Living.
        Living married Living.
+ 176 M iv Living.
+ 177 M v Living.

85. Linda GORDON (Mary MORAHAN , Margaret O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born in Jul 1912 in Kilgarriff, Fairymount, Co. Roscommon. She died on 11 Aug 1986 in Dublin. She was buried in Esker Cemetery, Lucan, Co. Dublin.

Linda was a domestic science teacher.

Linda married James (Jim) B. RUANE in 1942 in Dublin. James was born about 1915 in Monivea, Athenry, Co. Galway. He died in Sep 1976 in Dublin. He was buried in Esker Cemetery, Lucan, Co. Dublin.

Jim was a professor of agriculture at U.C.D. (University College Dublin). He was instrumental in strengthening the connection between the family of his wife, Linda (Gordon) and the New Zealand branch of her family tree. As part of his job as President of the Irish Wool Board Jim visited New Zealand - probably in the 1970s - and while there looked up Linda's cousins, resulting in many visits between the families since then. Jim may also have visited Australia on the same trip and reestablished a connection with the Australian branch of the family too as a reconnection was made with the Australian Gordons in Perth around the same time.

They had the following children.

+ 178 M i Living.
+ 179 M ii Living.
+ 180 M iii Living.
  181 F iv Living.
+ 182 F v Living.
+ 183 M vi Living.
+ 184 F vii Living.

86. Thomas (Tom) GORDON (Mary MORAHAN , Margaret O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born on 9 Jul 1914 in Kilgarriff, Fairymount, Co. Roscommon. He died on 28 Apr 2001 in Roscommon. He was buried in Fairymount Cemetery, Co. Roscommon.

Tom ran the Gordon family farm in Kilgarriff.

Thomas married Frances MORRIS, daughter of Michael John MORRIS and Hanoria HESTER, in 1947. Frances was born in 1918 in Fairymount, Co. Roscommon. She died on 2 Jun 2001 in Dublin. She was buried in Fairymount Cemetery, Co. Roscommon.

They had the following children.

+ 185 M i Living.
+ 186 F ii Living.
+ 187 M iii Living.
+ 188 F iv Living.
  189 M v Living.
+ 190 M vi Living.
  191 F vii Living.
        Living married Living.
+ 192 M viii Living.
+ 193 F ix Living.
+ 194 M x Living.
+ 195 F xi Living.

88. Patrick (Paddy) GORDON (Mary MORAHAN , Margaret O'HARA , Eleanor (Ellen) MEEHAN , 'unknown' ) was born on 6 Jul 1919 in Kilgarriff, Fairymount, Co. Roscommon. He died on 9 Jan 1984 in Dublin. He was buried in Esker Cemetery, Lucan, Co. Dublin.

Paddy was a bank manager in Lucan, Dublin.

Patrick married Living in 1959.

They had the following children.

  196 M i Living.
  197 M ii Living.
+ 198 F iii Living.
  199 M iv Living.
        Living married Living.
        Living also married Living.

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