Humphrys genealogy

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John Horgan (actually age 24) and his wife Ellen Galvin (actually age 20) at Killacrim in 1911 census.
See full entry.


Thomas Horgan,
he is named as John on his son's mar cert 1908 but this is an error,
mar Elizabeth Keane [Bessie],
farmer, of Killacrim (or Killocrim), SW of Listowel,
living Killacrim at son's bapt 1887,
they are listed at Killacrim in 1901 census,
they are listed at Killacrim in 1911 census,
had issue:

  1. John Horgan,
    bapt 30 March 1887 [Listowel RC par records].
    At home in 1901 census.
    At mar 1908 he is listed as farmer of Killacrim.

    He mar 30 July 1908 [her age 18, him age 21] to Ellen Galvin [Nellie, bapt 1 June 1890].
    Ellen is listed as grand-dau of Nora Carmody at funeral 1909, though it does not seem to know she is married.
    They are listed at Killacrim in 1911 census (beside his family). He is farmer. They have one servant.
    Living Killacrim as at 1920.
    She died 19 Jan 1920, at an unidentified hospital in Listowel, age 29 yrs.
    See death cert from [GROI]. From here. Death registered 18 Feb 1920.
    Death cert strangely lists her as age 35 yrs. She is wife of a farmer. Cause of death looks like enteric fever.
    She was bur with her father at Duagh Cemetery, some distance SE of Listowel, Co.Kerry. Grave inaccurately lists death as Nov 1919.

    He died 1959, Killacrim, age 72 yrs.
    They had issue:

    1. Irene Horgan,
      Irene Eileen Horgan,
      born 1908, Co.Kerry [according to census],
      said to be born 16 July 1908, Dublin, this would be 2 weeks before parents' marriage.
      At home in 1911 census.
      Her mother died 1920.
      Irene mar 30 June 1935 in Golders Green, NW London,
      to Timothy Long [born 8 Apr 1913, Listowel, son of James Long and Mary White].
      (todo) See mar of Irene Horgan, [GRO.UK], 2nd qr 1935, Hendon, 3a 1543 A.
      They lived in Kingsbury, NW London.
      Timothy died 12 Mar 1987, Harrow, NW London, age 74 yrs.
      Irene died 24 May 1999, Harrow, age 90 yrs.
      They had issue:

      1. Irene Long,
        DNA match to me and my mother.

    2. Estella Horgan, born late 1909, Co.Kerry,
      age 1 ½ in Apr 1911 census.

    3. Thomas Horgan, born Mar 1911, Co.Kerry,
      age 1 month in Apr 1911 census.

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