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County Carlow Genealogy

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Source  - Sue Clement c2005


"New York Herald," New York City, New York, USA

31 May 1869

HASTINGS

On Saturday, May 29, ANN HASTINGS, beloved wife of Patrick Hastings, native of Tullow, county Carlow, Ireland, in the 30th year of her age. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, Fifth avenue, between Eighteenth and Nineteenth streets, South Brooklyn, and from thence to St. John's church, Twenty-first street, near Fifth avenue, South Brooklyn, where a solemn requiem mass will be offered up for the repose of her soul, and from thence to the cemetery of the Holy Cross, Flatbush, for interment, this Monday forenoon, at half-past ten o'clock. Dublin and California papers please copy.


9 Sept 1869

DWYER

On Tuesday, September 7, THOMAS DWYER, native of county Carlow, parish of Rathouga, Ireland, aged 22 years. The friends and relatives of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, 100 East Twenty-ninth street, this (Thursday) afternoon, at two o'clock.


8 Oct 1869

MORAN

On Thursday, October 7, WILLIAM MORAN, a native of county Carlow, Ireland, in the 60th year of his age. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, No. 422 West Forty-second street, on Saturday afternoon, at two o'clock.


12 Feb 1870

O'NEILL

On Thursday, February 10, MRS. ESTHER O'NEILL, wife of James O'Neill, of Loughmarton Tullow, county Carlow, Ireland, in the 65th year of her age. The relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, 333 East Tenth street, this (Saturday) morning, at half-past nine o'clock, thence to St. Bridget's church, Eighth street, where a requiem mass will be celebrated for her soul. The remains will be taken to Calvary Cemetery for interment.


13 June 1870

KENNEY

MARY, wife of James Kenney, of Straduff, parish of Mishal, county Carlow, Ireland, in the 46th year of her age. The relatives and friends of the family will please attend the funeral, from her late residence, 325 West Forty-second street, this (Monday) afternoon, at two o'clock.


27 Aug 1870

CARPENTER

At Glen Cove, L.I. [Long Island], on Wednesday, August 25, EDWARD CARPENTER, aged 45 years, a native of county Carlow, Ireland. Notice of funeral hereafter.


20 Oct 1870

BYRNE

On Tuesday, October 18, EDWARD BYRNE, a native of Leighlin Bridge, county Carlow, Ireland, aged 31 years and - months. The friends of his brothers, Patrick and Michael Byrne, also his brothers-in-law, William and Richard Stone, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, Eighty-fourth street and Boulevard, this (Thursday), at one o'clock.


9 Oct 1872

COMMERFORD

On Tuesday, October 8, ANNE COMMERFORD, a native of the parish of Myshall, county Carlow, Ireland, aged 42 years. The friends of the family, also those of her brothers-in-law, Patrick Joyce and Robert Hayes, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, 247 West Thirty-first street, on Thursday at two o'clock P.M.


23 Nov 1872

BURNS - On Friday, November 22, MARY BURNS, a native of the county Carlow, Ireland, in the 76th year of her age. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from her late residence, 347 East Thirty-second street, on Sunday afternoon, at one o'clock.


28 Dec 1872

BRYAN - On Friday, December 27, at Bellevue Hospital, from injuries received on Christmas Day, JOHN BRYAN, aged 39 years, of Rathvilly, county Carlow, Ireland. The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from Bellevue Hospital, on Sunday morning, December 29, at ten o'clock, thence to Calvary Cemetery.


28 Dec 1872

DUNN - At Newark, N.J., on Thursday, December 26, -- Dunn, a native of Bagnalstown, county Carlow, Ireland, in the 67th year of his age. Notice of funeral in to-morrow's Herald.


"The Petersburg Index," Petersburg, Virginia, USA

18 July 1870

HANLON - At Rockbridge Alum Springs, Virginia, of consumption, on the 3rd of July, JOSEPH HANLON, aged 38 years, a native of Carlow, Ireland, and late Colonel of the Sixth Louisiana Regiment, C.S.A.


"Sheboygan Press," Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA

19 July 1913

MRS. ROONEY IS BURIED

Mrs. Catherine Rooney, Plymouth, widow of the late James Rooney, passed away Thursday morning at her home as a result of apoplexy. The funeral services were held this morning from St. John's Catholic church. Interment took place in St. Michael's cemetery in the town of Mitchell. Catherine Murphy was born in County Carlow, Ireland, Nov. 8, 1842 and came with her parents to this country, settling in Wisconsin in 1849. In 1867 she was married to James Rooney at Fon du Lac and came to this county to reside. For many years they lived in the town of Mitchell. The moved to Plymouth, where her husband preceded her in death Feb. 17, 1911. She is survived by four children, Attorney H.J. Rooney, Plymouth, John Roney [sic], town of Mitchell, Mrs. Edward Cooney and Miss Agnes Rooney at home. She also leaves one sister, Mrs. Mary Carmon of Maple Grove.


"Stevens Point Journal," Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA

26 Nov 1910

Hickey

Andrew Hickey, an old and highly respected resident of the town of Friendship, Fond du Lac county, died last Saturday morning, aged 80 years. Mr. Hickey was born in Rathvilley, County Carlow, Ireland, but came to this country in 1847. He is survived by his widow and six daughters. Three of the daughters married men by the name of Martin and one of the latter, Mrs. J.C. Martin, lives in this city. Mrs. Martin and two children went down to attend the funeral, which was held at the Catholic church in North Fond du Lac at 10:30 Tuesday morning.


"Weekly Herald Despatch," Decatur, Illinois, USA

21 July 1894

MATTHEW FLEMING

Matthew Fleming died of paralysis of the brain Monday at his home in Riverton. He was born in County Carlow, Ireland, March 31, 1832, and came to this country in 1851. He was a coal miner by occupation and was one of the best and most highly respected citizens of Riverton. He leaves to mourn their loss, his widow and nine children, namely, Mrs. William Smith, Patrick and William Fleming, all of whom are married, and Lawrence and Miss Hannah Fleming, all residing in Riverton; Mrs. E. Van Hohn, of Decatur, James Fleming and Mrs. W. Gregg of Decatur, and Mrs. Millard Mitchell, of Monterey, Mexico. The funeral was held Wednesday at the family residence.


"New York Times," New York City, New York, USA

19 April 1903

CUMMINGS

CUMMINGS - April 15, at 2,346 Second Avenue, Lawrence Cummings, native of Castlemore, County Carlow, Ireland.


"Morning Freeman," Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

April 9, 1861

Lawlor, James

At Lawlor's Lake, parish of Simonds, on Sunday evening, the inst after a short illness. Mr. Lawlor, in the 73rd year of his age, a native of the town of Carlow, Ireland, leaving a wife and 5 children, to mourn their loss. Funeral this day (Tuesday) at 2 o'clock p.m. from his late residence when friends and acquaintances are respectively invited to attend. (Carlow papers please copy) [submitted by Barbie Pattman]


"Globe," St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

18 November 1867

Watters

d. Carleton (St. John) Saturday 16th inst., James Watters, age 57, native of County Carlow, Ireland.


"Daily Telegraph," St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

28 February 1890

Kelly

d. Halifax, N.S., 24th Feb., Matthew Kelly, age 75, native of County Carlow, Ireland and for over 50 years a resident of Halifax.


"Gleaner," New Brunswick, Canada

23 April 1891

Ryan

Many at Fredericton heard with surprise yesterday of the death of Mr. Ryan. Mr. Ryan had been confined to his house for some time with la grippe. He slowly sank and died at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Mr. Ryan was born at Carlow, Ireland and would be 39 years old on July 12th next. His parents came out to Upper Canada when he was yet very young. Then he lived in St. Stephen and then Bath. He removed to Millville (York Co.) where he spent seventeen years and finally came to Fredericton. He conducted extensive milling operations at Millville. He leaves behind a wife and five children, two girls and three boys. His brothers are Hugh Ryan, Patrick Ryan, Lawrence Ryan and Thomas Ryan of Johnville (Carleton Co.), John Ryan, Arthurette (Victoria Co.) and his sisters, Mrs. Cummings, Johnville and Mrs. Maddox, Wicklow. The funeral will take place tomorrow morn. ten o'clock from his residence, corner of St. John and Charlotte streets.


"Carleton Sentinel," New Brunswick, Canada

23 April 1891

Ryan

Many in Fredericton heard with sorrow yesterday of the death of M. Ryan. He had been confined to his house for some time with la grippe. Sunday he felt well enough to resume work on Monday. But he remained home that day and in the morn. was attacked with epileptic fits which continued throughout the day. Tuesday he quieted down somewhat but remained unconscious. He slowly sank and died at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Mr. Ryan was born at Carlow, Ireland and would be 39 years old, July 12th next. His parents came out to Upper Canada when he was yet very young. Then he lived in St. Stephen, then Bath. He removed to Millville where he spent 17 years and finally came to Fredericton. He conducted extensive milling operations at Millville. He leaves a wife, two girls and three boys. Besides these there are his mother, several brothers and sisters. His brothers are Hugh Ryan, Patrick Ryan, Lawrence Ryan and Thomas Ryan of Johnville (Carleton Co.) and his sisters, Mrs. Cummins, Johnville and Mrs. Maddox, Wicklow.


"Gleaner," New Brunswick, Canada

24 April 1891

Ryan

The funeral of Mr. Ryan occurred this morn. The body was conveyed to the chapel where high mass was said by Father Chataillon and the burial was in the Catholic cemetery. James Hanlon was the undertaker.


"Globe," St. John, New Brunswick, Canada

6 Feb 1894

Cummins

Simon Cummins, a well known resident of Johnville (Carleton Co.) died Jan. 18. The deceased, a native of County Carlow, Ireland, was born in 1819. He came to America while yet a young man and settled on the St. Croix. In 1861 he moved to Johnville, being one of the three earliest settlers from whose efforts we have the prosperous Johnville of today. Shortly after this move he started a business in Bath and under his careful eye a most lucrative trade was done. Much of his time was devoted to scientific farming, stock raising etc. During his life he had various official positions. He was municipal councillor for the parish of Kent for a number of years. He was the first postmaster, which capacity he served up to the time of his death and he was Justice of the Peace. In a recent sermon at St. John the Baptist church, Very Rev. Mons. Connolly, who was thoroughly acquainted with the deceased, eulogized his career. Mr. Cummins leaves a family of three sons and five daughters.


"Guelph Mercury," Guelph, Ontario, Canada

26 Aug 2003

McMAHON

McMAHON, Sean - Suddenly, at his farm in Guelph, on Friday, August 22, 2003. Sean McMahon, in his 76th year was the beloved husband of Marilyn (Belyea) McMahon of Guelph. He was the loving father of Mary Lou McMahon of Guelph, Patricia and her husband Dean Scott of Guelph, Maureen and her husband Gary Bowers of Coaticook, Quebec, Sean W. and his wife Ruth of Guelph and Brian and his wife Jodi of Belwood. Sean was the proud grandfather of Melissa and Glenn Bowers, Shannon, Colleen and Alannnah Scott, Sean Aidan and Liam McMahon and Kiarra McMahon. He is survived by his six brothers and five sisters and also by many nieces and nephews. Sean is predeceased by an infant daughter and by a son, Kevin and also by his parents, George and Margaret McMahon of Carlow, Ireland. The family will receive friends at their home, Shamrock Farms, 5730 Wellington Rd. 7, Guelph (The Elora Rd.) on Tuesday, August 26th, 2003 (today) from 2-9 p.m. A Vigil for Sean will take place on Tuesday evening at 8:30 p.m. A private family Funeral Mass and burial to be held on Wednesday, August 27, 2003. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario or to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.


"San Francisco Call," San Francisco, California, USA

14 May 1887

NOLAN

NOLAN--In this city, May 13, Frank, beloved husband of Bridget Nolan, a native of County Carlow, Ireland, aged 69 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-morrow (Sunday) at 2 o'clock p.m. from the undertaking parlors of James McGinn, 39 Eddy street. Interment Mount Calvary cemetery.


"Philadelphia Public Ledger," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1 Oct 1918

DOYLE

DOYLE - Sept. 29, Michael P. Doyle, husband of Mary C. Doyle (nee Conway) and son of James and Mary Doyle, of County Carlow, Ireland. Relatives and friends, St. Agatha's Holy Name Society, Div. No. 80 A. O. H.; Court Hamilton, No. 90, F. of A. Lodge No. 54, L. O. O. M., invited to funeral Thurs., 8:30 a.m., 628 N. 35th st. West Philadelphia. Solemn mass of requiem St. Agatha's Church 10 a.m. Int. Holy Cross Cem. Auto service.


"Philadelphia Public Ledger," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

1 Oct 1918

CORRIGAN

CORRIGAN - Sept. 29, WILLIAM, husband of Annie Corrigan (nee Hickey), late of Rathvilly, County Carlow, Ireland. Relatives and friends, St. Patrick's Holy Name Society, invited to funeral, Thurs., 8:30 a m. 2321 Naudain st (25th and South Sts.). Solemn high mass of requiem St. Patrick's Church, 10 a. m. Int. Holy Cross Cem.


"The St. Marys Star," St. Mary's, Kansas, USA

27 December 1906

Mrs. Mary McWilliams Dead

Mrs. Mary McWilliams died at the hospital in St. Louis, Thursday, December 20th, after an illness which had endured for about three years but which did not become serious until a few days before her death. The remains arrived here last Sunday and were buried in the Catholic cemetery after benediction at the Church of Immaculate Conception being interred beside those of her husband who died in 1902. The pall bearers, chosen from old family friends, were: John Brady, John Mullen, John Powell, Tim Sullivan, Martin Sweeney and Thomas Mainey. Mary McDonnell was born in County Carlow, Ireland, in 1837, most of her early life being spent in Dublin. She came to America in 1866 settling at St. Louis. Later she moved to St. Marys where she made her home with her brother, Michael McDonnell and Mrs. Mary Byrnes. On February 22, 1876, she was married to Michael McWilliams at the old Cathedral by Father Kuppens, S.J., now at Florisant, Mo. Together they began to build a home on the land which they purchased from the Santa Fe southwest of this city. Besides her brother, Michael McDonnell, four children remain to mourn her loss, John, Alexander and Mary at home and James at the St. Louis University. No better eulogy can be read over any mother who has gone than to state that her children now grown command the respect of all and who have received a superb christian training.


"The Journal News," Westchester, New York, USA

26 February 2000

RYAN

RYAN, DORA - Dora Ryan, age 90, died on Thursday, February 24, 2000 at Fishkill Health Related Center, in Beacon, NY, where she resided for the last 3 years. She was born on September 20th, 1909 in Graig Namana, County Carlow, Ireland. She was the daughter of Dennis and Elizabeth Farrell Fitzpatrick. She was educated in Ireland. On June 1st, 1930, she married Andrew Ryan at Holy Rosary Church in Yonkers; later, in 1939, she moved to Hastings and lived there until 1974 when she retired to Florida. Mr. Ryan died on March 8, 1981. She was predeceased by two brothers, Michael and Christopher and two sisters, Lily and Bridget. Mrs. Ryan is survived by her son, Andrew, of Dunedin, FL; her two daughters, Mrs. Doreen Ooman of Gulfport, FL and Mrs. Lillian Capuano, of Calabash, NC, her sons-in-law, John Ooman and Ralph Capuano; and her daughter-in-law, Beverly Ryan of Yonkers. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Wake to be held Sunday, February 27, 2000 at the Hastings Funeral Home, Inc., from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Mass 10 AM Monday, February 28, 2000 at St. Matthewės R.C. Church, Hastings. Interment follows at Mt. Hope Cemetery. HASTINGS FUNERAL HOME 15 Spring Street, Hastings-on-Hudson (914)478-0600


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