Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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NOT Scanlon

Patrick Scanlan,
had issue:

Patrick Scanlan,
Patrick Alfred Scanlan,
also listed as just "Alfred Scanlan",
born 1875, Co.Clare.
At marriage 1905 he is listed as mason, of "Ganonboy, Killaloe" (must be Garraunboy, Killaloe, Co.Clare).
He mar 1905 to Mary McCoy [born 17 June 1870, Glin, Co.Limerick].
He is listed as "Scanlan" in census and other records.
They lived Castleconnell.
He is listed as "shopkeeper", Castleconnell, at children's births 1905-09.
See them listed on Main St, Castleconnell, in 1911 census. He is "Builder".
Listed as publican, Castleconnell, at children's births 1911-13.
Mary died 1942, Co.Limerick, age 72 yrs.
Patrick Alfred and Mary had issue:

  1. Paddy Scanlan,
    famous Limerick hurler,
    Patrick, Pádraig Ó Scanláin, NOT "Scanlon",
    born 13 Oct 1905, Castleconnell, see entry in [GROI],
    he was hurling goalkeeper,
    played for Ahane club and for Limerick county,
    with Limerick he won All-Ireland Hurling Championship twice - 1936 and 1940,
    died Castleconnell, 1977, age 72 yrs.

  2. John Scanlan,
    Jack, "John J.A." in 1911 census,
    born 4 Feb 1907, Castleconnell, see entry in [GROI].

  3. Maureen Scanlan,
    she would be "Margaret Mary Scanlan", born 9 Feb 1909, Castleconnell, see entry in [GROI],
    mar --- Shanahan,
    they ran Scanlan's pub, Castleconnell,
    had issue:

    1. Pat Shanahan,
      mar Annette ----.

  4. Norah Scanlan,
    born 24 Feb 1911, Castleconnell, see entry in [GROI],
    "Nora Elizabeth" in 1911 census,
    mar John Kelly and had issue:
    1. Breda Kelly.
    2. Colette Kelly.

  5. Breda Scanlan,
    Brigid, Bridget,
    born "Bridget Teresa Scanlan", 15 Mar 1913, Castleconnell, see entry in [GROI].
    She mar Peter O'Dwyer [born 8 Jan 1900, Kilkenny].
    They possibly lived Cork.
    She died 13 June 1963, age 50 yrs.
    He died 19 Sept 1972, age 72 yrs.
    They had issue:

    1. Mary O'Dwyer.
      DNA match to me and Rich Broderick and Mary McCoy.

1936 All-Ireland hurling final.
Paddy Scanlan was the goalkeeper for Limerick.
He won the first of his two All-Irelands.
Limerick are solid colour (green). Kilkenny are stripes.

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