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Denis O'Callaghan

  


Denis and his wife are listed as parents-in-law of Michael O'Callaghan at his funeral 1907.




Denis O'Callaghan,
or Denis Callaghan,
bapt 2 April 1852, Tralee.
Listed at mar 1882 as farmer, of Cloghers, Annagh par, S side of Tralee, Co.Kerry.

He mar 21 February 1882 [Tralee RC par records] to Johanna O'Shea [or Shea, Hanna and Hannah on census, Johanna or Joanna at mar, born 1853, Co.Kerry].
She was dau of Matthew O'Shea (or Shea), farmer, of Tonavane, Annagh par, near Tralee, Co.Kerry.
See mar cert from [GROI]. From here. Wit by Patrick Collins and Michael Collins.

Denis was farmer.
He took over his father's farm at Ballynabrennagh, Ratass par, NE of Tralee, Co.Kerry.
Listed at dau's bapt 1883 as of "Ballintobenig" near Tralee (Ballintobeenig, beside Ballynabrennagh, Ratass par).
Listed at Ballynabrennagh in the children's baptisms 1885 to 1899 (varies in spelling, but clearly Ballynabrennagh).
In 1901 census they are listed at Ballynabrennagh Upper. He is farmer.
In 1911 census they are listed at Ballynabrennagh Upper. He is farmer.
He was living Ballynabrennagh at dau's mar 1921.
He died 20 Nov 1926, Ballynabrennagh, age 74 yrs.
See death cert from [GROI]. From here. Listed as farmer.
Apparently bur Rath Old cemetery, Tralee.
Johanna fl 1926.
Denis and Johanna had issue:


  1. Mary O'Callaghan,
    born 2 Feb 1883, Co.Kerry,
    bapt 4 Feb 1883 [Tralee RC par records].
    She is at home in 1901 census.

    She mar 1stly, 21 January 1904, Tralee RC church, to Michael O'Callaghan [farmer, son of John O'Callaghan, farmer].
    He is listed at mar as widower, of "Killahan" (would be Tonaknock), N of Abbeydorney, Co.Kerry.
    See mar cert from [GROI]. From here. Wit John Callaghan and Nora O'Callaghan.
    Listed as farmer, of Tonaknock, at dau's birth 1905.
    He is listed at death as of Tonaknock, Killahan par, N of Abbeydorney, Co.Kerry.
    He died 10 Apr 1907.
    Funeral 12 Apr 1907, bur O'Brennan Cemetery, near Tralee.
    See funeral report (and part two) in Kerry Weekly Reporter, April 27, 1907, p.10.
    She had issue by 1st husband:

    1. Hannah O'Callaghan,
      would be after grandmother,
      born 4 Mar 1905, Tonaknock.
      See birth cert from [GROI]. From here.
      At home in 1911 census.

    2. Mary O'Callaghan,
      Mary Bridget O'Callaghan, born 1907, Co.Kerry,
      at home in 1911 census.

    She mar 2ndly, 26 Feb 1908, Abbeydorney RC church, to John Dowling [or Dooling, son of Tom Dowling, farmer].
    She is farmer, living Tonaknock at mar. He is farmer, of illegible.
    See mar cert from [GROI]. From here. Wit William Hackett and Nell Lovett.
    See case about her children's inheritance from the 1st mar. From the Kerry Weekly Reporter, July 18, 1908, p.8.
    See also report in the Kerryman, July 25, 1908, p.4.

    Mary is listed at Tonaknock in 1911 census. She is farmer. She has one house servant and 2 farm servants. Her 3 children with her, but husband not there. Oddly she is listed as "single".
    She had issue by 2nd husband:

    1. Patrick Dowling, born 1909, Co.Kerry,
      at home in 1911 census.


  2. Nora O'Callaghan, born 7 Mar 1885, Co.Kerry,
    would be after grandmother,
    bapt Honora, 8 Mar 1885 [Tralee RC par records],
    "Norah" listed as sister-in-law of Michael O'Callaghan at his funeral 1907.
    at home in 1911 census.

  3. John O'Callaghan, born 5 January 1887, Co.Kerry,
    would be after grandfather,
    bapt 6 January 1887 [Tralee RC par records],
    at home in 1901 census,
    listed as brother-in-law of Michael O'Callaghan at his funeral 1907.
    alive in 1911 but not at home for census.

  4. Sarah O'Callaghan, born 19 February 1889, Co.Kerry,
    bapt 21 February 1889 [Tralee RC par records],
    at home in 1901 census,
    "Sarah" listed as sister-in-law of Michael O'Callaghan at his funeral 1907.
    alive in 1911 but not at home for census.

  5. Johanna O'Callaghan,
    bapt 30 October 1890 [Tralee RC par records],
    died pre-1901.

  6. James O'Callaghan, born 8 November 1891,
    bapt 17 November 1891 [Tralee RC par records],
    died pre-1901.

  7. Nellie O'Callaghan,
    born 22 October 1892, Co.Kerry,
    bapt Ellen, 30 October 1892 [Tralee RC par records],
    "Nellie" listed as sister-in-law of Michael O'Callaghan at his funeral 1907,
    "Ellie" listed as grand-dau of Nora at funeral 1909,
    at home in 1911 census.

  8. Denis O'Callaghan, born 5 January 1895, Co.Kerry,
    bapt 15 January 1895 [Tralee RC par records],
    at home in 1911 census.

  9. Mathew O'Callaghan,
    "Mattie" in 1901 census, "Mathew" in 1911 census,
    born 27 January 1897, Co.Kerry,
    bapt 2 February 1897 [Tralee RC par records],
    at home in 1911 census.


  10. Catherine O'Callaghan,
    "Catherine Maria Callaghan" on birth cert, "Catherine Mary" at baptism, "Catherine" on passport,
    "Cattie" in 1901 census,
    "Kathleen" in 1911 census and on mar cert.
    She was born 21 March 1899, Ballynabrennagh.
    See birth cert from [GROI]. From here. This incorrectly says born April. Says born "Rathass" (Ballynabrennagh is Ratass par).
    She was bapt 26 March 1899 [Tralee RC par records].
    At home in Ballynabrennagh in 1911 census,
    At home in Ballynabrennagh at mar.
    She mar 11 Sept 1921, Tralee RC church, see mar cert,
    to John Tangney [born 8 Jan 1898] and had issue.


  11. Margaret O'Callaghan,
    born Jan 1901, Co.Kerry,
    at home in 1911 census.





Grave of Denis O'Callaghan, Rath Old cemetery, Tralee.
See full size.
From kerryburials.com. Used with permission. See here.


  




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