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Denis O'Callaghan, of Australia

Denis O'Callaghan,
or Denis Callaghan,
bapt 14 April 1844.
Publican and grocer in Tralee.
Denis O'Callaghan, 19 and 20 Upper Castle St, Tralee, listed among "grocers and spirit dealers" in [Directory of Cork & Munster, 1867].
He is listed as shopkeeper, of Tralee, or of Ballynabrennagh, at mar 1872.

He mar 21 Jan 1872, Tralee, to Mary O'Brien [born 1842, dau of Mortagh O'Brien, shopkeeper].
See entry in Tralee RC par records (and here).
See mar cert from here in [GROI].
Mar wit by Timothy Collins and Maurice Collins.
For probably her family, see O'Brien under "public houses" and "shopkeepers" in Tralee in [Slater's directory, 1846].
Mary was a widow, her 1st mar was to --- Cooper.
She is listed as shopkeeper, of Castle St, Tralee at mar.

Denis and Mary were living Castle St, Tralee, at son's birth Oct 1872. He is listed as "publican". She leaves "her mark" (suggesting illiterate).
They emigrated to Australia in 1877 on the "Hydrabad".
They had issue:

  1. John O'Callaghan,
    John Joseph O'Callaghan,
    born 27 Oct 1872, Castle St, Tralee, see birth cert from here,
    mar Alathea Wood,
    had issue:

    1. Thelma Florence O'Callaghan, born 1901,
      mar Kingsley Harvard Stacey,
      had issue:

      1. Helen Stacey, born 1931,
        mar --- Sallis,
        researched family tree, met Michael Callaghan at Ballynabrennagh in 1994,
        she died 1999,
        had issue:

        1. Lynton Sallis,
          close DNA match to me.


Denis O'Callaghan, 19 and 20 Upper Castle St, Tralee, listed among "grocers and spirit dealers" in [Directory of Cork & Munster, 1867, p.362].

Denis O'Callaghan, late of Tralee, grocer, listed among "insolvents" in Freemans Journal, August 12, 1868, p.4.

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