Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

My ancestors - O'Rahilly - Contents

John Rahilly

John Rahilly,
born est c.1750.
He was possibly of Glangristeen, Kilcummin parish, E Co.Kerry,
or (perhaps more likely) just ancestor of Glangristeen branch.

He mar Ellen O'Donoghue.
John and Ellen had issue:

  1. Denis Rahilly,
    of Glangristeen, Kilcummin parish, E Co.Kerry.

Rahilly of Skagh, Co.Cork

[P102/207(7)] says that John Rahilly above "migrated to the Co. Cork, and ... was the ancestor of the Rahillys of Skagh".

Daniel Rahilly,
of Skagh (or Scagh), Cullen par, N of Millstreet, NW Co.Cork (see map).
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:

  1. Patrick Rahilly,
    of Skagh, Co.Cork,
    born Co.Cork,
    bapt 14 January 1839 [Dromtarriff RC par records].

  2. Denis Rahilly,
    born Co.Cork,
    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.

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