born est c.1750.
He was possibly of Glangristeen
, Kilcummin parish, E Co.Kerry,
or (perhaps more likely) just ancestor of Glangristeen branch.
mar Ellen O'Donoghue.
John and Ellen
of Glangristeen, Kilcummin parish, E Co.Kerry.
says that John Rahilly
"migrated to the Co. Cork, and ... was the ancestor of the Rahillys of Skagh"
(or Scagh), Cullen par,
N of Millstreet
, NW Co.Cork
He mar 2 February 1837
[Dromtarriff RC par records]
to Honora Cronin [or Mary, of Skagh].
Listed at Skagh at children's baptisms 1839-40.
He is listed as farmer at son Patrick's mar 1864.
They had issue:
of Skagh, Co.Cork,
bapt 14 January 1839
[Dromtarriff RC par records].
- Denis Rahilly,
bapt 15 August 1840
[Dromtarriff RC par records],
did not marry,
living with brother's family
in Skagh in 1901 census,
his brother is listed as a "farmer",
he is listed as a "farm servant",
his brother is literate, but he is illiterate,
living with nephew Peter Rahilly
(brother must be dead)
in Skagh in 1911 census,
listed as "retired farmer", illiterate.