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James Nolan, of Waterpark and Ballyane


James Nolan, bapt 9 Nov 1857,
of family of Waterpark, Co.Limerick.
He registered his father's death 1897. He is living "Shanid Upper" (presumably should be Waterpark, Shanid Lower).
Listed as bachelor, farmer at mar.
Apparently listed as of Ballyane at mar.

He mar 5 Sept 1899 [her age 52, him age 41] to Margaret Frost [bapt 7 Oct 1846]. No issue.
She was the widow of his 1st cousin James Nolan of Ballyane.
They lived at Ballyane House, with her children by 1st marriage.
"James Nolan, Ballyanne" was at funeral of John Danaher Aug 1900.
They are listed in [Census, 1901] at Ballyane House. He is farmer. They have two farm servants and one domestic servant.
He is probably James Nolan of Cloghanarold, Co.Limerick, who is listed as nephew of Margaret Nolan at her funeral 1903. We say this because he is her nephew, and he is otherwise unlisted. And it looks like he might have had a farm at Cloghanarold, since his young stepson Cornelius Nolan is there in 1901.
James and Margaret are listed in [Census, 1911] at Ballyane House. He is farmer. They have one farm servant and one domestic servant.

James dies, 1917:
He died at Ballyane on 30 May 1917, age 59 yrs.
See death notice in Limerick Chronicle, 31 May 1917.
Funeral Fri 1 June 1917. He was bur Ballysimon, near Limerick city (his mother's homeland). No grave inscription.

Margaret dies, 1922:
She died St.John's Hospital, Limerick, Fri 6 Jan 1922, age 75 yrs.
See death cert from here. Listed as of Shanagolden, widow, "private means".
Funeral Sun 8 Jan 1922 at St.John's RC cathedral, Limerick.
She was bur "family burial place" (may mean Nolan family burial place) at Knockpatrick, Shanagolden. (todo) See grave.
See her funeral report in Limerick Chronicle, Thur 12 Jan 1922.




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