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Michael Rahilly, of Annaghilymore



Annaghilymore on 1829 to 1842 map.


  
Michael Rahilly,
of Annaghilymore (N of Lisbabe), Aghadoe parish, nr Killarney (see map),
mar Ellen Kelliher [dau of Denis Kelliher of Coomacullen, Killaha parish, see map],
he is listed as "labourer" at son's mar 1868,
his children were illiterate,
had issue:


  1. Daniel Rahilly,
    Dan, born Co.Kerry, 1833 or 1836 [by age given in census] or 1830 [by age given at death],
    of Gortderrig, Kilcummin parish (see map),
    mar 7 February 1860 [Rathmore RC par records] to Mary Nagle [born 1839 or 1836, Co.Kerry, dau of Garrett Nagle of Kilquane, Kilcummin parish],
    mar wit by James Ryan,
    listed as of Gortderrig at son's bapt 1863,
    listed as of "Droum" at son's bapt 1865,
    listed as of Gortderrig at children's bapts 1867 to 1883,
    he is listed as "labourer" at son's bapt 1883,
    they are both listed at Gortderrig in [Census, 1901], he is listed as "agricultural labourer", they are both illiterate,
    Michael Warren visited him in 1906 to get family tree information, see [P102/207(7)], despite being illiterate he had a great knowledge of family history from oral tradition,
    "Dan of Gortderrig" listed by [King] among living families,
    they are both listed at Gortderrig in [Census, 1911], he is listed as "agricultural labourer", they are both illiterate,
    he is listed as farmer, married, at death,
    he died 16 Oct 1916, Gortderrig [GROI], age 83 or 86 yrs,
    she fl 1916,
    had issue:

    1. Michael Rahilly, died without issue.
      He must be their child who was bapt 1 February 1861 [Rathmore RC par records], sp Ellen ----.

    2. Thomas Rahilly, bapt 12 April 1863 [Rathmore RC par records], sp Thomas Rahilly and Ellen Keleher.
    3. Patrick Rahilly, bapt 11 March 1865 [Rathmore RC par records], sp Michael Rahilly and Catherine Nagle.
    4. John Rahilly, bapt 23 June 1867 [Rathmore RC par records], sp Garrett Nagle and Margaret Nagle. Father read in error as "John".
    5. Mary Rahilly, bapt 14 January 1871 [Rathmore RC par records], sp James Nagle and Ellen Nagle.
    6. Daniel Rahilly, bapt 3 December 1872 [Rathmore RC par records], sp James Nagle and Margaret Nagle.

    7. Denis Rahilly, bapt 25 January 1875 [Rathmore RC par records],
      went to New Jersey, USA, with sister Ellen, pre-1901,
      killed before 1910 in a level crossing accident, he was driving horses and coach, train crashed into them,
      noted in [King, 1910] as dying without issue.

    8. Ellen Rahilly,
      Ellie, born Co.Kerry,
      bapt 26 July 1879 [Rathmore RC par records] (note mother's name read incorrectly),
      went to New Jersey, USA, with brother Denis, pre-1901,
      worked as a maid for the Colgate family,
      after Denis was killed she came back to Ireland,
      mar 1910-11, Rathmore, Co.Kerry, to Peter Crowley [born 1877, Co.Kerry],
      (todo) see mar of Ellen Rahilly and Peter Crowley, [GROI], Killarney, 1st qr 1911, vol 5 p 237,
      they lived Annaghbeg, Co.Kerry (see map),
      sometimes described as of nearby places "Gneevgullia" and "Coom" but all refer to this place Annaghbeg,
      they are listed at Annaghbeg in [Census, 1911], he is "farmer", no children at that time, living with his Crowley relatives,
      had issue:

      1. Jeremiah Crowley.
      2. Ellen Crowley.
      3. Kathleen Crowley, mar --- O'Leary and had issue:
        1. John O'Leary.
        2. Jeremiah O'Leary.
        3. Ann O'Leary, mar Jim Staunton.

    9. James Rahilly, born 1883, Co.Kerry,
      bapt 8 September 1883 [Rathmore RC par records],
      listed with parents at Gortderrig in 1901 and 1911 census, he is listed as "agricultural labourer", unlike parents he can read and write,
      reported father's death 1916, living Gortderrig.


  2. Michael Rahilly,
    of Kilquane, nr Barraduff, E of Killarney (see map),
    Rahilly appears in Kilquane back in 1760 [Fitzelle, 1986],
    had issue:
    1. Michael Rahilly, died without issue.
    2. Daniel Rahilly, died without issue.


  3. Thomas Rahilly,
    Tom, born Co.Kerry, 1841 [age at mar] or 1837 [census] or 1835 [age at death] or 1834 [age at death],
    of Lisnagrave, Kilcummin parish (see map),
    listed as "labourer", living Lisnagrave at mar, illiterate,
    mar 13 Feb 1868, RC church of Rathmore, E of Killarney, Co.Kerry [GROI] to Elizabeth O'Donoghue [or "Eliza Donoghue", born 1844 or 1839, Co.Kerry, dau of Darby O'Donoghue, or "Derby Donoghue", labourer, of Gortacorn],
    Elizabeth was listed as living Lisnagrave at mar, mar cert has her as illiterate, though census later does not,
    "Tom of Lisnagrave" listed by [King] among living families,
    they are both listed at Lisnagrave in [Census, 1911], he is illiterate, though she is not, he is listed as "labourer",
    he is listed as labourer, married, at death,
    he died 16 Nov 1925, Lisnagrave [GROI],
    she fl 1925,
    had issue:

    1. Michael Rahilly, died without issue.
    2. Patrick Rahilly, died without issue.
    3. Ellen Rahilly, died without issue.
    4. Elizabeth Rahilly.
    5. Mary Rahilly, died without issue.
    6. Hannah Rahilly.
    7. Margaret Rahilly, born 1881, Co.Kerry, listed with parents in 1911 census, then unmarried.
    8. Norah Rahilly.
    9. Anne Rahilly, died without issue.


  4. Patrick Rahilly,
    [King, 1910] says he was of Orange, Essex County, New Jersey,
    though [Fitzelle, 1986] says probably of Orange, Virginia,
    mar Mary Hennessy [or Hennessey, of Beale and Acres townlands, Kilconly parish, very NW corner of Co.Kerry, see map],
    had issue:

    1. Michael Rahilly.


  5. Denis Rahilly, died young.



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