Descendants of Laurence O'HARA (to contribute information, please email Helen@HelensFamilyTrees.com)

Fifth Generation


172. Sophia KING (Maria O'HARA , Laurence , William , Laurence ) was born on 7 Jun 1883 in Co. Roscommon. She died in Oct 1976 in New York.

Sophia was an only child. Her mother died when she was only about 10. In the late 1950s Sophia moved to Queens, New York to live with her son Joseph and his wife.

Sophia married Bartholomew DUIGNAN about 1905. Bartholomew was born about 1873 in Co. Roscommon. He died in 1949 in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

The 1911 census tells us that Bartholomew was a merchant in Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim.

They had the following children.

  340 M i
Joseph DUIGNAN was born on 5 Dec 1905 in Co. Leitrim. He died in possibly New York.

Joseph emigrated to Canada and later moved to New York.
       
Joseph married 'UNKNOWN'. 'UNKNOWN' was born in Germany. She died.

Joseph and his wife lived in Jamaica, Long Island, New York.
  341 M ii
John DUIGNAN was born on 16 Sep 1907 in Co. Leitrim. He died before 1912.
  342 F iii
Mary Philomena DUIGNAN was born on 25 Feb 1909 in Co. Leitrim. She died.
  343 M iv
Francis G. DUIGNAN was born on 13 May 1910 in Co. Leitrim. He died.
  344 M v
Michael DUIGNAN was born on 30 Apr 1912 in Co. Leitrim. He died.

173. Mary LAVIN (Jane O'HARA , Laurence , William , Laurence ) was born on 13 Jul 1870 in Ardgallagher, Kilmore, Co. Roscommon. He died in England.

Mary married William COX. William died.

They had the following children.

  345 F i
Eileen LAVIN died.

174. Luke LAVIN (Jane O'HARA , Laurence , William , Laurence ) was born on 18 Feb 1872 in Ardgallagher, Kilmore, Co. Roscommon. He died on 10 Apr 1955 in Jamaica, Long Island, New York.

Luke emigrated to the United States in 1889 and worked as locomotive engineer in New York. He and his wife, Mary, lived in Queens, New York where they raised eight daughters. Mary also had a son and two daughters from a previous marriage to a Mr. Conway.

Luke married Mary O'ROURKE in 1894 in New York. Mary was born about 1868 in Co. Roscommon. She died in 1940 in Jamaica, Long Island, New York.

They had the following children.

  346 F i
Emily Jane LAVIN was born on 7 Aug 1895 in Village of Jamaica, New York.

Emily was a school teacher.
  347 F ii
Mary LAVIN was born about 1897 in New York.
  348 F iii
Winifred LAVIN was born about 1899 in New York.

Winifred was a bank clerk.
  349 F iv
Veronica LAVIN was born about 1901 in New York.
  350 F v
Cecilia LAVIN was born about 1903 in New York.

Cecilia was a librarian.
  351 F vi
Ruth LAVIN was born about 1905 in New York.

Ruth was a school teacher.
  352 F vii Living.
  353 F viii
Eileen LAVIN was born in 1909 in New York. She died in 2002 in Brookfield, Connecticut.

Eileen was a school teacher.

179. Emily Margaret LAVIN (Jane O'HARA , Laurence , William , Laurence ) was born on 19 Dec 1881 in Ardgallagher, Kilmore, Co. Roscommon. She died on 2 Jan 1966 in Elphin, Co. Roscommon.

Emily was a primary school teacher.

She died at the home of her daughter Emily who lived at Ryefield House, Elphin, Co. Roscommon.

Emily married Michael GEARTY, son of William GEARTY, on 7 Mar 1916 in Kilglass, Co. Roscommon. Michael was born in Lavagh, Kilglass, Co. Roscommon. He died on 20 Jul 1949 in Roscommon, Co. Roscommon. He was buried in Kilmore Cemetery, Co. Roscommon.

Michael and Emily lived in Lavagh.

Michael died in the County Hospital, Roscommon.

They had the following children.

  354 M i
Raymond GEARTY was born in 1918 in Lavagh, Kilglass, Co. Roscommon. He died in 1919.

Raymond died as an infant.
  355 M ii
Damian GEARTY was born in 1919 in Lavagh, Kilglass, Co. Roscommon. He died in 1991.
        Damian married Living in 1951.
  356 F iii Living.
        Living married Living.
  357 F iv Living.
        Living married Living.
+ 358 F v Emily (Emma) Teresa GEARTY was born in 1922. She died on 1 May 1971.
  359 F vi Living.

180. Charles John LAVIN (Jane O'HARA , Laurence , William , Laurence ) was born on 25 Dec 1883 in Ardgallagher, Kilmore, Co. Roscommon. He died in 1947.

Charles inherited the family farm in Ardgallagher. He and his wife, Mary Ann, had a family.

Charles married Mary Ann MCDERMOTT in 1918 in Scramogue, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. Mary was born in Scramogue, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. She died on 19 Oct 1962 in 26 Claremont Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin. She was buried in Kilmore Cemetery, Co. Roscommon.

Mary died at the home of one of her sons-in-law but we do not know which one. She and Charles may have had more children than those listed below.

They had the following children.

  360 F i
'unknown' LAVIN (female) died.
       
'unknown' married 'UNKNOWN'. 'UNKNOWN' died.
  361 F ii
'unknown' LAVIN (female) died.
       
'unknown' married 'UNKNOWN'. 'UNKNOWN' died.
  362 F iii
Mother Francis Paula LAVIN died in probably U.S..

Mother Francis Paula lived in San Bernardino, California. She was a member of the Mercy order.
  363 M iv
Laurence LAVIN died.

Laurence waas a priest in the Korean missions.

182. Agnes LAVIN (Jane O'HARA , Laurence , William , Laurence ) was born about 1888 in Ardgallagher, Kilmore, Co. Roscommon. She died in Aug 1969 in Scramogue, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.

Agnes was a primary school teacher.

Agnes married John (Sean) LEAVY, son of Thomas LEAVY and Mary Anne 'UNKNOWN', on 11 Sep 1922 in Co. Roscommon. John was born in 1899 in Treanacreeve, Lissonuffy, Co. Roscommon. He died in 1982 in Scramogue, Strokestown, Co. Roscommon.

Sean was officer in command of the 3rd Battalion of the North Roscommon Brigade of the old IRA. On 23 March 1921, during the War of Independence, he took part in the Scramogue Ambush in which six members of a nine-strong British army patrol were killed.

They had the following children.

  364 M i Living.
  365 F ii Living.

183. Francis Xavier LAVIN (Jane O'HARA , Laurence , William , Laurence ) was born in May 1890 in Ardgallagher, Kilmore, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 14 May 1890. He died on 1 Apr 1935 in Lavagh, Kilglass, Co. Roscommon.

Frances was a sales representative for a veterinary supply company.

Francis married Winifred Agnes (Agnes) CALLERY, daughter of James CALLERY and Anne FLYNN, on 18 Apr 1928 in Mount Argus, Dublin. Winifred was born on 30 Sep 1899 in Coolmeen, Elphin, Co. Roscommon. She died on 15 Sep 1981 in Ballyrush, Co. Sligo.

They had the following children.

+ 366 M i Living.
+ 367 M ii Damian LAVIN was born on 1 Nov 1930. He died on 6 Sep 1989.
  368 M iii
Laurence LAVIN was born on 3 Feb 1932 in Kilglass, Co. Roscommon. He died on 13 Nov 1984 in Ballyrush, Co. Sligo. He was buried in Ballyrush, Co. Sligo.

Laurence entered the Columban Seminary at Dalgan Park, Navan, Co. Meath in 1950. He was ordained in 1956 and the following year headed for Korea where he served as a missionary until 1968 when he joined the United States Armed Forces as a chaplain. He served in Vietnam from January 1969 until January 1970, thereafter serving in Korea and later in Germany. He was awarded the Bronze Star for distinguishing himself in connection with military operations in Vietnam. He left military service in 1973 and returned to Ireland where he worked at a religious-run institution which cared for disabled children.
+ 369 F iv Living.

186. Charles John O'HARA (Patrick , Laurence , William , Laurence ) 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.

  370 M i Living.
  371 M ii Living.
  372 F iii Living.
  373 M iv Living.

187. Imelda Mary O'HARA (Patrick , Laurence , William , Laurence ) 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.

  374 M i
Richard Desmond DAWE was born on 24 Sep 1920 in London. He died on 1 Jan 2007.
+ 375 F ii Muriel Theresa DAWE was born on 19 Feb 1922. She died on 1 Feb 1997.
+ 376 F iii Living.
+ 377 F iv Sheila Imelda DAWE was born on 4 Apr 1926. She died on 4 Aug 2011.
  378 M v
Leo DAWE was born in 1927 in Western Australia. He died on 29 Aug 1952.
+ 379 M vi Kevin John DAWE was born on 21 May 1929. He died on 10 Jun 1999.
+ 380 M vii Living.
  381 F viii Living.

189. Laurence Joseph (Larry Joe) O'HARA (Patrick , Laurence , William , Laurence ) 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.

+ 382 M i Living.
  383 M ii Living.
+ 384 M iii Laurence Kane O'HARA was born on 1 Mar 1934. He died on 15 Dec 2005.
+ 385 M iv Charles John O'HARA was born on 27 Oct 1935. He died on 23 Feb 1980.
  386 F v Living.
        Living married Living.
  387 M vi
Leo O'HARA was born on 21 Aug 1939 in Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died.

Leo died as an infant.
  388 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.
+ 389 F viii Living.
+ 390 F ix Elizabeth (Lily) Angela O'HARA was born on 13 Jun 1944. She died on 8 Nov 1994.
+ 391 F x Living.
+ 392 F xi Living.

191. Mary (Mai) Agnes O'HARA (Patrick , Laurence , William , Laurence ) 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.

  393 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.
  394 M ii Living.
        Living married Living.
  395 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.
+ 396 F iv Frances MCKEON was born in 1940. She died in 1989.
  397 M v Living.
        Living married Living.
  398 F vi Living.

195. Mary Jane O'HARA (Patrick , William , William , Laurence ) was born about 1882.

Mary married Andrew HOGG, son of John HOGG and Jane O'FARRELL, on 6 Oct 1913. Andrew was born about 8 Feb 1878 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 10 Feb 1878 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.

Andrew, an only child, was a member of Roscommon County Council.

They had the following children.

+ 399 F i Maureen HOGG was born about 1917. She died on 19 May 2005.
+ 400 M ii John HOGG died on 5 Jan 1990.
  401 M iii Living.

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