Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


My ancestors - O'Callaghan - Contents


Timothy Scannell,
born 1856 or 1858, Co.Kerry.
Farmer, of Coolnaleen, Kilshenane par, just SW of Listowel, Co.Kerry.
He mar Margaret Buckley [born 1856, Co.Kerry].
Living Coolnaleen at son's birth 1889. He is farmer.
See family listed in 1901 census at Coolnaleen Lower.
Margaret died in 1901-1911.
See Timothy listed in 1911 census at Coolnaleen Lower. He is farmer, widower. Son Stephen and wife with him.
Timothy and Margaret had issue:

  1. Stephen Scannell,
    Stephen Cornelius Scannell, born 24 Dec 1889, Coolnaleen.
    See birth cert from here.
    "Stephen Cornelius Scannell" at birth 1889 and child's birth 1920.
    "Cornelius Scannell" in 1901 census and at 1st mar 1911 and births of children 1912-1915 and Sarah's death 1915.
    "Stephen Scannell" in 1911 census and 2nd mar 1917.
    At home in 1901 census.
    At mar 1911 he is farmer, Coolnaleen.

    He mar 1stly, 21 February 1911 [her age 22, him age 21] to Sarah O'Callaghan [born 19 February 1889].
    In Apr 1911 census they are listed at Coolnaleen, with his widowed father.
    He is farmer, Coolnaleen, at births of children 1912-1915.
    Sarah died 22 May 1915, Coolnaleen, age 26 yrs, of "tubercular lumbar abscess".
    See death cert from here.
    Stephen and Sarah had issue:

    1. Margaret Scannell,
      born 29 January 1912, Coolnaleen. See birth cert from here.

    2. Johanna Scannell,
      born 25 June 1913, Coolnaleen. See birth cert from here.
      [Joan Tangney] has a note under Sarah: "Josie Bossent, 28 Hawkshead, Hamstead Rd, London NW1".

    3. Mary Scannell,
      born 6 February 1915, Coolnaleen. See birth cert from here.
      [Joan Tangney] has a note under Sarah: "Mary Scannell, 17c Berwick St, London W1".

    After his wife died, Stephen had a relationship with her sister. He got her pregnant.
    They married shortly before she gave birth.
    He is listed at mar 1917 as farmer, widower, of Coolnaleen.
    He mar 2ndly, 2 Dec 1917 [her age 32, him age 27] to Sarah's older sister Nora O'Callaghan [born 7 Mar 1885].
    They are living Coolnaleen at dau's birth 1920. He is farmer.
    They both died pre-1975.
    Stephen and Nora had issue:

    1. Eva Mary Scannell,
      conceived before marriage,
      born 3 Jan 1918, Listowel.
      Birth not registered with [GROI] until 1975.

    2. Bridget Scannell,
      born 17 Feb 1920, Coolnaleen.
      See birth cert from here.

    3. Ted Scannell,
      mar Doreen ---- and had issue:
      1. Nelis Scannell.
      2. Gina Scannell.
      3. Jocelyn Scannell.

    And think a daughter:

    1. Kitty Scannell.
      She apparently registered her grandmother's death 1944. She was living Coolnaleen.
      She mar Martin Daly.

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