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Francis Lyons of Millstreet, Co.Cork

  

Millstreet on 1829 to 1842 map.
Francis Lyons is listed at Coomlogane in at least 1860 to 1865.
Coomlogane is the estate on the NW side of Millstreet. Coomlogane townland includes W part of Millstreet town.




Francis Lyons,
born 1806 [by age on death cert, but suspect probably younger],
of Millstreet, Co.Cork.
Sometimes spelt "Lyne" or "Lynes" in records.
See entry in tree by Kathleen McConville.
At children's births 1865 and 1866 he signs with "his mark". Which suggests he is illiterate.

He mar pre-1853 to Mary Kelleher [or Keleher, born 1826].
On Francis' death cert she signs with "her mark". Which suggests she is illiterate.

At son's bapt 1854 they are living Ballydaly, some distance NW of Millstreet.
At children's bapts 1860 to 1863 they are living Coomlogane, right in Millstreet town.
At son's birth 1865 they are living Coomlogane, Millstreet. He is a "labourer".
At dau's birth 1866 they are living Mill Lane, Millstreet town. He is a "labourer".

Apparently jailed for assault, 1882:
"Francis Lyons of Millstreet" appears in the Millstreet Petty Sessions on Mon 25 Sept 1882, charged with assault and breach of the peace on 21 Sept 1882 at Mount Leader near Millstreet.
We presume this is him, though he would be quite old.
He again appears in the Millstreet Petty Sessions on Mon 9 Oct 1882. Same case.
He again appears in the Millstreet Petty Sessions on Mon 4 Dec 1882. Same case. This records that for the assault on 21 Sept, he was imprisoned for 14 days with hard labour in Cork County Gaol.

Francis is listed as "labourer" at dau's mar 1892.
He is listed as "farm labourer" on death cert, and on Mary's death cert.
He died Main St, Millstreet, 23 July 1896, age 90 years [death cert].
See death cert from here.
Mary was living Millstreet in 1896.
She died in Millstreet Workhouse, 6 Apr 1909, age 83 yrs.
See death cert from here.
They had issue:


  1. John Lyons,
    would be born Dec 1853,
    bapt 1 Jan 1854, Millstreet RC church.
    See bapt entry LHS and RHS from here. John is written "Lynch". His father Francis is written "Lyne".
    Said to have died 1865. Can't find death cert.

  2. Michael Lyons,
    born 1858.
    He died 1865.
    (todo) See death of Michael Lyons, Millstreet, [GROI] 2nd qr 1865, age 7, vol 10 p 390.


  3. Ellen Lyons,
    born 14 Nov 1860,
    bapt 18 Nov 1860, Millstreet RC church.
    See bapt entry LHS and RHS from here.
    She mar pre-1882 to Daniel Gleeson and had issue.
    They lived at Tullig, townland on SE side of Millstreet.
    They are listed in 1901 census at Tullig.
    She died 1902.


  4. Francis Lyons,
    born 16 Feb 1863,
    bapt 22 Feb 1863, Millstreet RC church.
    See bapt entry LHS and RHS from here.
    Said to have died 1865. Can't find death cert.


  5. Michael Lyons,
    second Michael,
    born at Coomlogane, Millstreet, 24 Sept 1865 [birth cert] or 25 Sept 1865 [bapt cert].
    See birth cert from here.
    He was bapt 27 Sept 1865, Millstreet RC church.
    See bapt entry LHS and RHS from here. Bapt sp by John Lyons and Mary Noonan.
    He died 1865.
    (todo) See death of Michael Lyons, Millstreet, [GROI] 4th qr 1865, age 0, vol 20 p 370.


  6. Abina Lyons,
    "Abigail" on birth cert, "Abina" at mar and in 1901 census,
    born Mill Lane, Millstreet, 25 Dec 1866 [birth cert] or 26 Dec 1866 [bapt cert].
    See birth cert from here.
    She was bapt 31 Dec 1866, Millstreet RC church.
    See bapt entry LHS and RHS from here. Bapt sp by James Lyons and Honora Mahony.
    Living Millstreet at mar.
    She mar 4 June 1892 to Michael Casey.
    They mar at Millstreet RC church. See mar cert from here.

    They are listed in 1901 census on New St Lower, Killarney, Co.Kerry.
    She died 1 Feb 1906, Mangerton View, Killarney, Co.Kerry.
    They had issue:

    1. Margaret Casey, born 1897.
      She mar Humphrey O'Leary
      and had issue:

      1. Kathleen O'Leary.
        DNA match (borderline) to James Riordan. The match may be through Lyons.




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