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O'Carroll



James O'Carroll and Marianne McEllistrem when they got married, 1892.
From [McAuliffe, vol.1, 2011, p.181].
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Patrick O'Carroll,
mar Ann McNamara,
had issue:


Thomas O'Carroll,
or Carroll,
mar 27 Feb 1848 to Ellen McAuliffe [Ellen Margaret, poss. Helen, born 14 Nov 1827, dau of Jeremiah McAuliffe and Johanna Buckley],
Ellen died 22 July 1886, age 58 yrs,
had issue:

  
  1. James O'Carroll,
    or Carroll,
    Jim, born 15 Mar 1857, Co.Kerry.
    He is listed as of Pallas, Kilfeighny par, Co.Kerry, at mar.
    He mar 1892 to Marianne McEllistrem [bapt 1 January 1857].
    Listed as living Ballylongford, Co.Kerry, at children's birth / bapts 1893 and 1894.
    He is listed as "shopkeeper" at son's birth 1893.
    He is listed as "farmer" of Ballylongford at son's birth / bapt 1897, but son is born and bapt in Ballybunion.
    They separated: She left him, took children. Looks like separated around 1897.
    He lived Ballylongford. She lived Ballybunion.
    In [Census, 1901] he and older child are in Ballylongford, and she and younger 2 children are in Ballybunion:
    • James is listed as living Main St, Ballylongford, listed as publican and farmer, barmaid living with him (this must be the pub), listed as married, but no wife there (or found anywhere in that area).
    • Very close by (on Main St, Ballylongford) is the McEllistrem family home, where his son Thomas is living with grandmother, without his mother.
    • Marianne is listed in Ballybunion with the younger children, she is listed as "Hotel Keeper", listed as married, but no husband there (or found anywhere in that area).
    In [Census, 1911] he and older 2 children are in Ballylongford, and she and youngest child are in Ballybunion:
    • James is listed as living Main St, Ballylongford, listed as shopkeeper and farmer, grocers assistant living with him (this must be the shop), listed as married, but no wife there (or found anywhere in that area).
    • Very close by (on Main St, Ballylongford) is the McEllistrem family home, where his older 2 children are living with uncle.
    • Marianne is listed in Ballybunion with the youngest child, she is listed as "Lodging house Keeper", listed as married, but no husband there (or found anywhere in that area).
    The children took the surname McEllistrem.
    Marianne died 24th Jan 1926, age 69 yrs, bur Lislaughtin Abbey.
    James and Marianne had issue:


    1. Thomas O'Carroll,
      Thomas Joseph, born Ballylongford, Co.Kerry, 20 February 1893 [par records] or 21 Feb [GROI],
      bapt 21 February 1893 [Ballylongford RC par records].


    2. Cissy O'Carroll,
      later Cissy McEllistrem,
      Eily, born 22 September 1894, Ballylongford,
      bapt Ellen Mary, 25 September 1894 [Ballylongford RC par records],
      listed with mother in 1901 census,
      listed as "Cissie", living with uncle Michael McEllistrem as at census 1911,
      took the surname McEllistrem,
      never went back to O'Carroll (except perhaps for legal purposes),
      ran shop in Ballybunion, Co.Kerry, "Cissy Macs" (Cissy McEllistrem), on corner of Main St and the start of the Cliff Road,
      she lived there,
      she wit her aunt Margaret's death 1930 [GROI],
      she erected the grave of her mother Marianne in Lislaughtin Abbey,
      died unmarried.


    3. Francis O'Carroll,
      Francie, born James Francis,
      born Ballybunion, Co.Kerry, 24 January 1897 [par records] or 26 Jan [GROI],
      bapt "James F.", 29 January 1897 [Ballybunion RC par records],
      listed with mother in 1901 census, listed as "J. Francis Joseph",
      listed with mother in 1911 census, listed as "Francis",
      think died unmarried,
      he is "J. Francis O'Carroll", died 2nd Jan 1945 (or poss. 1948), who is bur Lislaughtin Abbey.






Marianne McEllistrem.
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Courtesy of Helen Bambury.



O'Carroll grave, Lislaughtin Abbey.
Photo 2006. See full size.



Francis O'Carroll and Cissy O'Carroll (Cissy McEllistrem).
Picture courtesy of Jennifer Allen.
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"Cissy Macs" shop, Ballybunion, Co.Kerry

Sign now writes it as "Cissie Mac's".
On corner of Main St and Cliff Road. See map.


"Cissy Macs" shop, Ballybunion.
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From Google street view.



"Cissy Macs" shop (grey building), Ballybunion.
Photo by Emmet Lynch. Posted here in 2006. Used with permission.



Cissy O'Carroll (Cissy McEllistrem) in the shop.
Picture courtesy of Jennifer Allen.
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