Descendants of Cornelius SHANAHAN (caution: relationship to sons John and James not verified) (to contribute information, please email Helen@HelensFamilyTrees.com)

Fifth Generation


84. Mary Katherine WALSH (Robert Patrick WALSH , Mary STACK , Ellen SHANAHAN , Cornelius ) was born in 1909 in Mount Sterling, Kentucky.

Mary married Herbert Joseph FISTER in 1932 in Paris, Kentucky. Herbert was born in 1907 in Fayette County, Kentucky. He died in 1984 in Paris, Kentucky.

They had the following children.

  192 M i Living.

88. Charles Richard DILLAWN (William Gregory DILLAWN , Catherine GREGORY , Ellen SHANAHAN , Cornelius ) was born in 1927 in Taylor, Texas. He died in 2019 in Georgetown, Texas.

Charles married Jewel Christine NELMS. Jewel was born in 1927. She died in 2016.

They had the following children.

+ 193 M i Living.

89. Mary BUCKLEY (Bridget (Bridie) COLLINS , Mary SHANAHAN , John , Cornelius ) was born about 1906 in probably Glenalappa West, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died.

Mary married John O'CONNELL. John died.

They had the following children.

  194 M i Living.

91. Bridget (Bridie) BUCKLEY (Bridget (Bridie) COLLINS , Mary SHANAHAN , John , Cornelius ) was born on 19 Aug 1910 in Glenalappa West, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 20 Aug 1910 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 9 Jul 1992 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Baptismal sponsors were Ellen Collins and William Collins.

Bridget married Daniel Joseph (Dan Joe) KEARNEY, son of Michael (Mike) KEARNEY and Mary Ann (Maine Ann) MCELLIGOTT, on 16 Aug 1938 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Daniel was born on 1 Nov 1899 in Clounbrane, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 7 Jul 1978 in Tralee, Co. Kerry. He was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Dan was a farmer. He and his wife, Bridie, lived in Moyvane village, opposite the site of the old church.

They had the following children.

+ 195 M i Living.
  196 M ii Living.
  197 M iii Living.
  198 F iv Living.
        Living married Living.
+ 199 M v John F. KEARNEY was born about 1948. He died on 7 Jun 2001.
+ 200 M vi Living.
  201 F vii Living.
        Living married Living.

98. Mary (Minnie) Ann COLLINS (Jeremiah (Jer) COLLINS , Mary SHANAHAN , John , Cornelius ) was born on 30 Oct 1912 in probably Ahalahana, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 25 Sep 2002 in Meen, Listowel, Co. Kerry.

Mary married John (Sonny) SHEEHY, son of John SHEEHY and Johanna MOLYNEAUX, about 1940. John was born about 1900 in Clounmacken, Listowel, Co. Kerry. He died in Feb 1996.

Minnie and Sonny lived in Meen, Listowel, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  202 M i Living.
+ 203 F ii Living.
  204 F iii Living.
  205 F iv Living.
  206 M v Living.
  207 F vi Living.

101. Margaret COLLINS (Jeremiah (Jer) COLLINS , Mary SHANAHAN , John , Cornelius ) was born on 25 Mar 1917 in probably Ahalahana, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died.

Margaret married Patrick TWOHIG. Patrick was born in Co. Cork. He died.

They had the following children.

  208 F i Living.
        Living married Living.

105. Eileen COLLINS (Jeremiah (Jer) COLLINS , Mary SHANAHAN , John , Cornelius ) was born in 1927 in probably Ahalahana, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 16 Aug 1979 in Ballyguiltenane, Glin, Co. Limerick. She was buried in Knockanure Cemetery, Co. Kerry.

Eileen and her husband, Patrick, lived in Ballyguiltenane, Glin, Co. Limerick, where they raised 10 children, six boys and four girls.

Eileen married Patrick O'CONNOR after 27 May 1947. Patrick was born in probably Glin, Co. Limerick. He died before 16 Aug 1979.

They had the following children.

  209 M i Living.
  210 M ii Living.
  211 M iii Living.
  212 M iv Living.
  213 M v Living.
  214 M vi Living.
  215 F vii Living.
  216 F viii Living.
  217 F ix Living.
  218 F x Living.

108. Edmund (Ned) MOORE (Ellen (Ellie) COLLINS , Mary SHANAHAN , John , Cornelius ) died on 9 Jan 1998. He was buried in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Ned lived in Glenalappa, Moyvane.

Edmund married Bridget (Bridie) CULHANE, daughter of Patrick (Paddy) CULHANE and Bridget SHANAHAN. Bridget was born in probably Ballinagoul, Glin, Co. Limerick. She died on 26 Aug 2018.

Bridie was from Ballinagoul, Glin, Co. Limerick.

They had the following children.

  219 M i Living.
        Living married Living.
  220 M ii Living.
        Living married Living.

111. Martin MOORE (Ellen (Ellie) COLLINS , Mary SHANAHAN , John , Cornelius ) was born about 1922. He died on 17 Nov 1992.

Martin was a policeman stationed in Knocklong, Co. Limerick, where he met his wife-to-be, Bridie.

Martin married Bridget (Bridie) O'DWYER. Bridget was born in 1922 in possibly Knocklong, Co. Limerick. She died on 3 Apr 2016.

Bridie was from Knocklong, Co. Limerick.

They had the following children.

  221 F i Living.
        Living married Living.

115. William (Willie) O'CONNOR (Catherine (Babe) SHANAHAN , Richard , John , Cornelius ) was born in 1917 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 23 Jul 1966 in Kilbaha, Co. Kerry. He was buried on 25 Jul 1966 in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Willie ran the family farm in Kilbaha, Moyvane.

William married Noreen LARKIN, daughter of John (Jack) LARKIN and Catherine (Katie) CULHANE, about 1951. Noreen was born on 9 Apr 1927 in Carrueragh, Knockanure, Co. Kerry. She died on 12 Jan 2017.

They had the following children.

+ 222 F i Living.
+ 223 F ii Living.
+ 224 F iii Living.
  225 F iv Living.
  226 F v Living.
        Living married Living.
+ 227 M vi Living.
+ 228 F vii Angela O'CONNOR was born on 16 Jun 1963. She died on 23 Nov 2006.

117. Richard (Dick) O'CONNOR (Catherine (Babe) SHANAHAN , Richard , John , Cornelius ) was born on 23 May 1919 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 9 Aug 1985 in Tralee, Co. Kerry. He was buried on 12 Aug 1985 in New Rath Cemetery, Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Dick was also known as Richie. After leaving school he went to Maynooth college to study for the priesthood. Dick eventually decided not to complete his religious studies and left Maynooth after three years with a BA degree (in Irish and Mathematics?). After spending a couple of years working on the family farm he went to University College Dublin and graduated in 1949 with an Agricultural Science degree. He later became an advisor with the Department of Agriculture in Co. Limerick and later in Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Richard married Sheila TREACY, daughter of Thomas Joseph TREACY and Ellen O'SULLIVAN, on 11 Sep 1958 in Limerick. Sheila was born on 27 Jul 1923 in Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary. She died on 5 Jul 2012 in Dublin.

The name on Sheila's certificate of baptism is "Julia Anna Tracey" (it is Sheila Treacy on her birth certificate).

With her sister, Jo-Ann, Sheila trained as a nurse at the Withington Hospital in Manchester, both qualifying in 1944. Sheila subsequently worked in Brighton (c.1944-c.1949), Moorfields Eye Hospital in London (c.1950-c.1953), Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin (c.1953-c.1954) and the Regional Hospital in Limerick (c.1954-1958). She was a specialist in opthalmic work.

Sheila and her husband, Dick, met in 1958 in the Regional Hospital in Limerick where she was working and where Dick was visiting a patient (Ann Wall?) who may also have been a friend of Sheila's and who introduced them. They married about six months later. Sheila gave up her career upon her marriage, as many woman did in Ireland at the time.

For most of her married life Sheila lived at 9 Lisbeg, Tralee, Co. Kerry. In 1986, following Dick's death, she moved to Dublin where she lived for 26 years at 31 Lansdowne Village, Sandymount.

They had the following children.

+ 229 F i Living.
+ 230 M ii Living.
  231 M iii Living.

119. Mary (Maunie) STACK (Ellen (Ellie) Mary SHANAHAN , Richard , John , Cornelius ) was born about 1924 in Drommurhur, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 22 Feb 2002. She was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Mary married Patrick (Paddy) SHEEHY, son of James (Jim) SHEEHY and Catherine (Kathleen) O'SULLIVAN. Patrick was born about 1923. He died on 20 May 1999. He was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Maunie and her husband, Paddy Sheehy, lived in Derry, Listowel and may have had more children than Jimmy, listed below.

They had the following children.

  232 M i
James (Jimmy) SHEEHY was born in 1945. He died on 30 Nov 1984 in Australia. He was buried in Australia.

Jim lived in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia. He was only 39 years of age when he died.

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