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Proof of the parents of John Lavelle

  

The birth of John Lavelle, Achill Island, 24 September 1870. From here.




Anthony Lavelle,
of Dooagh, Achill Island, Co.Mayo.
He mar pre-1866 to Bridget Malley [or O'Malley].
He is listed as "labourer" at son Michael's birth 1866. Living Dooagh. "His mark" indicates illiterate.
He is listed as "labourer" at son John's birth 1870. Living Dooagh. "His mark" indicates illiterate.
He is listed as "farmer" at son Anthony's birth 1879. Living Dooagh. "His mark" indicates illiterate.
He died 1879-1893.
He is listed as "farmer", "dead" at son's mar 1893.
Anthony and Bridget had issue:

  
John Lavelle,
born 24 September 1870, Dooagh, Achill Island, Co.Mayo [birth cert].
He mar 1 Apr 1893 to Delia McGough [Bridget, born 10 August 1868, Tuam, Co.Galway].
Delia was dau of Richard McGough and Mary Anne Joyner.
They mar at Tuam Cathedral. See mar cert from here.
Lived in Tuam.
Moved in 1895-97 to Athenry, Co.Galway.
They are listed in 1901 census in Athenry, Co.Galway. He is "land agent's assistant and insurance agent".
Moved to Galway city. Lived 3 University Road, Galway.
They are listed in 1911 census on University Road, Galway. He is "land agent's assistant". He was working for an Auctioneering firm.
Around 1915 he set up his own Auctioneering firm. His business was in St. Francis St, Galway.
He died 3 University Road, small hours of Thur 20 Oct 1932, age 62 yrs.
See obituary in Connacht Tribune, Sat 22 Oct 1932. (Item is dated Fri 21 Oct.)
Delia died 16 Oct 1950, age 82 yrs.
They had issue:


  1. Dick Lavelle,
    Dr. Richard Joseph Lavelle,
    born 28 Jan 1894 [birth cert], High St, Tuam, Co.Galway. Think NOT 29 Jan.
    See birth cert from here.
    This line is DNA proved because John Lavelle is close DNA match to Mary Calderaro, descendant of Richard McGough and Mary Anne Joyner.


  2. Gabriel Lavelle,
    or "Anthony",
    Anthony Joseph Gabriel Lavelle, born 1895.


  3. John Lavelle,
    John Gerald Lavelle, born 1897,
    died young, 1900.


  4. Edward Lavelle,
    Edward Francis Lavelle, Eddie, born 1901.
    He mar 1937, Catholic University Church, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin, to Bernadette McNally ("Barney").
    See 1937 wedding video.


  5. Eileen Lavelle,
    Eileen Maud Lavelle, born 1902.

  6. Jack Lavelle,
    second John,
    John Joseph Cyril Lavelle, born 1905.

  7. Eva Lavelle, born 1908.
    "Mary Evelyn Lavelle" in 1911 census.
  



Extract from [PAT/7, no.1].
This says John Lavelle's mother is O'Malley.



This must be John Lavelle and Delia McGough and family.
Photo maybe c.1906-07.
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John Lavelle and Delia McGough and family.
Dick Lavelle is standing, 2nd from LHS, with his parents.
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John Lavelle.
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Delia McGough.
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Delia McGough.
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Delia McGough's mother Mary Anne Joyner.
Photo 1893. See full size.


  

  

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