Descendants of John SHANAHAN (to contribute information, please email Helen@HelensFamilyTrees.com)

Third Generation

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34. Margaret (Babe) STACK (Ellen (Ellie) SHANAHAN , John ) was born about 1889 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. She died on 2 Feb 1931.

Margaret married Michael FITZGERALD, son of 'unknown' FITZGERALD and Josephine (Josie John) 'UNKNOWN', on 19 Apr 1921. Michael was born in 1876 in possibly Clogough, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died on 21 Jul 1947.

Michael and Babe farmed in Clogough, Glin. Michael's brother Tom and mother, Josie, lived with them.

They had the following children.

+ 111 F i Living.
+ 112 M ii Living.
+ 113 F iii Eileen FITZGERALD was born in Jan 1925. She died on 1 Apr 2014.
+ 114 F iv Living.
+ 115 F v Living.
  116 M vi
William FITZGERALD was born in Clogough, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died.

William was Thomas's twin. They both died within six weeks of their birth.
  117 M vii
Thomas FITZGERALD was born in Clogough, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died.

Thomas was William's twin. They both died within six weeks of their birth.

35. William (Bill) STACK (Ellen (Ellie) SHANAHAN , John ) was born on 4 Feb 1890 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died on 25 Aug 1929 in probably NSW, Australia.

Bill owned a boot and shoe store in NSW, Australia.

William married Elizabeth BROWNE, daughter of Patrick BROWNE. Elizabeth was born in 1889 in Labasheeda, Co. Clare. She died on 3 Sep 1935 in probably NSW, Australia.

They had the following children.

+ 118 M i Thomas (Tom) STACK was born on 26 Dec 1922. He died on 26 Jun 1997.
+ 119 M ii Living.
+ 120 M iii Living.
+ 121 F iv Living.

36. Thomas (Tom) STACK (Ellen (Ellie) SHANAHAN , John ) was born on 15 Aug 1891 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died on 16 Aug 1953 in probably Limerick.

Tom and his wife, Vera, lived in Limerick where Tom ran his own builders' providers business.

Thomas married Veronica (Vera, Ver) BYRNE about 1931 in Limerick. Veronica was born in Kilrush, Co. Clare. She died in 1981 in Clontarf, Dublin. She was buried in Dublin.

Vera was a teacher.

They had the following children.

  122 M i Living.

38. Richard (Dick) STACK (Ellen (Ellie) SHANAHAN , John ) was born on 19 Aug 1894 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died on 12 Jul 1961 in NSW, Australia. He was buried in Rockwood Cemetery, Sydney, Australia.

Dick was a marine radio officer for many years before settling in NSW, Australia.

Richard married Anne Veronica (Vera) MONAGHAN about 1932. Anne was born on 27 May 1907 in Australia. She died on 14 Feb 1998 in Australia.

Vera was from Lurline St., Katoomba, NSW.

They had the following children.

+ 123 F i Living.
  124 F ii Living.
+ 125 F iii Living.
+ 126 M iv Thomas Peter STACK was born on 7 Jul 1938. He died on 5 Oct 2000.
+ 127 F v Living.
+ 128 M vi Living.
+ 129 F vii Living.

39. James (Jim) STACK (Ellen (Ellie) SHANAHAN , John ) 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.

James married Mary (Molly) CUNNINGHAM, daughter of Richard (Richie Bryan) CUNNINGHAM and Brigid (Brigie) DORE, in Apr 1921. Mary 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!

They had the following children.

+ 130 M i Living.
+ 131 F ii Mary (Mai) STACK was born on 15 May 1923. She died on 14 Jan 2007.
+ 132 M iii John STACK was born on 18 Jan 1925. He died on 18 Jan 2002.
+ 133 M iv Richard (Dick) STACK was born on 31 Jul 1926. He died on 23 Jan 2008.
  134 F v Living.
+ 135 F vi Brigid (Bridie) STACK was born on 3 Oct 1931. She died on 19 Sep 2015.

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