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William Fitzgerald, of Ardteegalvan

Extract from [1910 letter from The O'Rahilly].

William Fitzgerald,
bapt 1 February 1856,
of Ardteegalvan, Killaha parish, E of Killarney, Co.Kerry (see map).
At mar he is listed as of Barraduff, Glenflesk (this would mean Ardteegalvan, SW of Barraduff, NW of Glenflesk). He is a farmer.

He mar 20 February 1900 to Annie Sullivan [Ann, Anne, born 29 May 1867, Catholic].
She was dau of Michael Sullivan, farmer, of Beenateevaun, Killeentierna par, between Killarney and Tralee (see map).
She was born at Beenateevaun. See birth cert from here.
At mar she is living Beenateevaun.
They mar at Killeentierna RC church. See mar cert from here.

In 1901 census they are living with his parents at Ardteegalvan. He is a farmer.
Registered father's death 1906. Living Ardteegalvan.
Registered mother's death 1907. Living Ardteegalvan.

Ancient fiddle: [1910 letter from The O'Rahilly] says that William Fitzgerald then owned a fiddle that once belonged to Dónall 'ac Murchadha the poet. He had "an heirloom, a fiddle two hundred years old, which was once the property of Donal 'ac Murchadha".

They are listed in 1911 census at Ardteegalvan. He is "farmer".
He died 26 July 1921, Ardteegalvan, age 65 yrs. See death cert from here. He is "farmer".
Annie fl 1921.
They had issue:

  1. Helena Fitzgerald,
    Lena, born Jan 1901, Co.Kerry (age 2 months in census of 31 March 1901).
    Registered father's death 1921. Living Ardteegalvan.

  2. Richard Fitzgerald,
    born 1 Aug 1902, Ardteegalvan [GROI].

  3. Minnie Fitzgerald, born 1905, Co.Kerry.
  4. John Fitzgerald, born 1907, Co.Kerry.
  5. Hanora Fitzgerald, born 1908, Co.Kerry.

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