Descendants of Maurice James WOULFE (to contribute information, please email Helen@HelensFamilyTrees.com)

Fifth Generation


17. Maurice James WOULFE (James Maurice (The Barrister) , Maurice James (Old Maurice) , James Maurice , Maurice James ) was born in 1755. He died in 1824. He was buried in Templeathea, Athea, Co. Limerick.

Maurice was from Knockanasig, Listowel, Co. Kerry.

I have been DNA-matched by Ancestry to a descendant of Maurice's and am assuming the connection is through the Woulfes (my great-great-grandmother was Mary Woulfe from most likely Athea).

Maurice married Ellen O'DOWER/DORE, daughter of Robert O'DOWER, on 23 Feb 1784. Ellen was born about 1770 in Gortnagloss, Templeglantine, Co. Limerick. She died in 1827. She was buried in Templeathea, Athea, Co. Limerick.

They had the following children.

+ 31 M i John WOULFE was born about 1794. He died in 1863.
+ 32 M ii Richard (Dick) WOULFE was born in 1795. He died in 1871.
+ 33 M iii Maurice WOULFE was born about 1800. He died in 1879.
  34 M iv
Bartholemew WOULFE was born in 1809. He died in 1884. He was buried in Athea, Co. Limerick.
  35 M v
Michael WOULFE was born in 1813. He died in 1889. He was buried in Athea, Co. Limerick.
       
Michael married Ann (Annie) 'UNKNOWN'. Ann died.
  36 M vi
Edmund WOULFE died in 1832.
+ 37 F vii Mary WOULFE (caution: relationship to parents not verified) was born in about late 1810s. She died before 9 Jan 1894.

18. Richard James WOULFE (James Maurice (The Barrister) , Maurice James (Old Maurice) , James Maurice , Maurice James ) was born in 1763. He died in 1841 in Dromlought, Lisselton, Co. Kerry. He was buried in Templeathea, Athea, Co. Limerick.

Richard farmed in Dromlought.

Richard married Johanna RELIHAN. Johanna died.

They had the following children.

+ 38 M i James Richard WOULFE was born in 1800. He died on 16 May 1875.
+ 39 M ii Maurice Richard WOULFE was born in 1802.
+ 40 M iii William WOULFE died about 1891.
+ 41 M iv John Richard WOULFE was born in 1809. He died in 1883.
+ 42 F v Ellen WOULFE was born about 1810. She died in 1886.
+ 43 M vi Thomas Richard WOULFE was born in 1811. He died in 1876.
  44 F vii
Johanna WOULFE was born in 1812.
  45 M viii
Richard WOULFE was born in 1815. He died in U.S..

Like his brother Maurice, Richard was a fine horseman.
  46 F ix
Margaret Ellen WOULFE was born in 1818.
  47 M x
Edmond WOULFE was born about 2 Feb 1822. He was christened on 2 Feb 1822.
       
Edmond married Mary LISTON. Mary died.
  48 M xi
Patrick WOULFE was born in 1822. He died in 1878 in probably Irremore, Lixnaw, Co. Kerry.
       
Patrick married Catherine O'CONNELL. Catherine died after 1878.

19. Maurice Richard WOULFE (Richard Maurice (Short Dick) , Maurice James (Old Maurice) , James Maurice , Maurice James ) was born about 1778 in Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. He died in 1841. He was buried in Templeathea Cemetery, Co. Limerick.

Maurice married Mary DANAHER, daughter of Philip DANAHER. Mary was born in Parkmount, Athea, Co. Limerick. She died in 1882. She was buried in Templeathea Cemetery, Co. Limerick.

They had the following children.

  49 M i
Philip Maurice (Old Phil) WOULFE was born about 1809 in Cratloe West, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. He died on 14 Apr 1901 in probably Athea, Co. Limerick.
       
Philip married Elizabeth HERLIHY. Elizabeth was born about 1819. She died on 19 Sep 1897 in probably Athea, Co. Limerick.

20. Edmond Richard (Old Ned) WOULFE (Richard Maurice (Short Dick) , Maurice James (Old Maurice) , James Maurice , Maurice James ) was born in 1788 in Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. He died on 13 May 1876 in Clash, Athea, Co. Limerick. He was buried in Templeathea, Athea, Co. Limerick.

According to Woulfe researcher Brendan Wolfe, Edmond built a family home at the Glen, Cratloe, in 1815. There he set up a "hedge school", so called because they operated, illegally, outdoors or in barns at a time when Catholic schools were forbidden in Ireland under the Penal Laws.

Edmond married Ellen (Nellie) BROSNAN on 15 Jun 1812. Ellen was born about 1794 in Islandanny, Duagh, Co. Kerry. She died in 1869 in Templeathea West, Co. Limerick, Ireland. She was buried in Templeathea Cemetery, Co. Limerick.

I have also seen Nellie's surname spelled as Brosnahan.

They had the following children.

  50 M i
Edmond WOULFE died after 27 Feb 1900.
  51 F ii
Ellen WOULFE was born in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died.
       
Ellen married Daniel MCAULIFFE on 7 Feb 1844 in Monagea, Co. Limerick. Daniel died.
+ 52 F iii Maria WOULFE was born about 1822.
  53 F iv
Johanna WOULFE was born in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died.
       
Johanna married William HARNETT on 16 Feb 1846 in Monagea, Co. Limerick. William died.
+ 54 M v Richard Edmond (Dickie Ned) WOULFE was born about 1825. He died in 1910.
  55 M vi
Maurice WOULFE was born in Athea, Co. Limerick. He died.
+ 56 F vii Bridget WOULFE was born in 1828. She died in 1911.
  57 M viii
James WOULFE was born in Athea, Co. Limerick. He died.
  58 M ix
John E. WOULFE was born in Athea, Co. Limerick. He died in Chicago.

John emigrated to the United States around 1850. He lived initially in LaSalle County, Illinois and later in Clinton County, Iowa.
       
John married 'UNKNOWN'. 'UNKNOWN' died in Chicago.
+ 59 F x Julia WOULFE was born about 1837. She died on 3 Apr 1928.
  60 F xi
Margaret (Peggy) WOULFE was born in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died in 1874.
       
Margaret married Edmond SHEEHY. Edmond died.
  61 F xii
'unknown' WOULFE (female) was born in Athea, Co. Limerick. She died.
       
'unknown' married MURPHY. MURPHY died.

23. Catherine WOULFE (Maurice (Young Maurice) , Maurice James (Old Maurice) , James Maurice , Maurice James ) was born about 1800. She died before 1865.

Catherine married Michael P. NEVILLE. Michael was born about 1788. He died after 1865.

They had the following children.

+ 62 F i Honora NEVILLE was born in 1834. She died in 1913.
+ 63 M ii Maurice NEVILLE was born about 1837. He died in 1901.

29. Patrick Maurice WOULFE (Maurice (Young Maurice) , Maurice James (Old Maurice) , James Maurice , Maurice James ) was born in probably Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. He died in 1849.

Patrick married Johanna? (Hannah) MCAULIFFE. Johanna? died.

They had the following children.

  64 F i
Hanora WOULFE was born about 1834. She died in 1870.
  65 M ii
Maurice WOULFE was born about 1840.

Patrick also married Johanna WALSH. Johanna was born in probably Knocknagoshel, Duagh, Co. Kerry. She died in 1870.

They had the following children.

+ 66 F iii Ellen WOULFE was born about 1841. She died in 1917.
+ 67 M iv James Patrick (James Paddy) WOULFE was born in 1842. He died on 26 Apr 1927.
+ 68 F v Mary WOULFE was born about 1849. She died in 1940.

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