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of County Monaghan & Southern NE

I have one major family of MARTIN/McMAHON and married sons/daughters who left Clogher Diocese starting 1824. That family is shown immediately below; they settled in MA, CT & RI. I have a second family (related) of LARKIN/McGOUGH 
who left between 1839 and 1842 and came to Pawtucket, RI. That family is shown at bottom (note the middle name WILSON given one son). Further note: at least in USA these families were without exception Roman Catholic. As yet, I have found no records in Ireland of these families. All data is from records in US or headstones.
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Descendants of Edward MARTIN & Catherine McMAHON (or McMann)

1 Edward MARTINBorn: Bet. 1750 to 1770 native of Parish of Killanny, Co Monahan Ireland.
  Emigration: about 1824 Port of Boston.
Died: 15 Feb 1837 N. Boston, Charlestown, Suffolk, MA  
Burial: Bunker Hill cemetery (was grave later moved?)
+Catherine McMAHON
Died: Aft. 1826 IF !! she did come to USA w/Edward ??? ... unknown  
.2 Bridget MARTIN Born: Bef. 1810 Ireland; Died: Ireland
...+??? UNKNOWN Born: Ireland; Died: Ireland  
........3 Mary UNKNOWN Born: Abt. 1824 County Monaghan, Ireland
Died: Aft. 1880 of Chelsea, MA  
.........+??? LYONS (married in Ireland)
.2 Mary MARTIN Born: County Monaghan, Ireland.
    Died: ?; of NYC  
...+??? McCLEY (married in Ireland)  
.2 Michael MARTIN Born: County Monaghan, Ireland
    Died: 1840 Greater Boston, MA area  
...+UNK she died: Aft. 1830  
........3 Catherine MARTIN Born: Abt. 1831 MA
       Died: Aft. 1880 Charleston, Boston, Suffolk, MA
.........+Terrence McELHENNEY Born: Abt. 1830 Ireland
         Died: Aft. 1880 Charleston, Boston, Suffolk, MA
.2 Bryan MARTIN Born: 15 May 1799 Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland 
   Emigration: 3 Jun 1826 Port of Boston  
    Died: 17 Mar 1865 Charlestown, MA Burial: Bunker Hill cemetery
...+Catherine McMAHON Died: Bef. Mar 1865  
.......3 Elizabeth MARTIN Born: Abt. 1823 MA
          Died: 2 Jul 1873 Boston, MA Burial: Calvary cemetery in Dorchester
.........+William Coleman TURNER Born: Maine, USA Died: Bef. 1880  
.......3 Dennis MARTIN Born: Abt. 1825-26 MA or Ire. (see LARKIN below)
Died: 30 Aug 1898 Pawtucket, RI, USA  
Burial: 1898 Old St Mary's in Pawtucket
.........+Agnes D. LAFFERTY Born: Feb 1825 Glasgow, Scotland
           Emigration: 1831 Scotland?; Died: 11 Mar 1907 Pawtucket, RI, USA
  Burial: 1907 Old St Mary's in Pawtucket
  Agnes' father: Daniel Lafferty (of County Antrim )
        Agnes' mother: Agnes "Nancy" Boyle ( of County Tyrone)  
.......3 Thomas MARTIN Born: Abt. 1830 Boston, MA
         Died: 30 Mar 1905 Cambridge, MA  
Burial: 1 Apr 1905 Old Cambridge City Cemetery
.........+Mary UNKNOWN Born: Abt. 1820 Ireland  
            Died: Bet. 1880 to 1905 Cambridge, MA; 
........3 James MARTIN Born: Abt. 1831 Boston, MA
         Died: 14 Mar 1904 Chelsea, MA Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery
.........+Bridget McCULPHER Born: Bet. 1840 to 1842 Ireland
       Married: 20 Feb 1868 Chelsea, MA  
Father: Lawrence McCulpher Mother: Mary Unknown  
Died: 28 Mar 1903 Chelsea, MA  
.2 Patrick MARTIN Born: Abt. 1802 Died: 21 May 1840 Charleston, MA  
.......3 Edward MARTIN Born: Abt. 1835  
Died: 5 Mar 1909 Charleston, MA  
.2 Thomas MARTIN Born: Abt. 1805 County Monaghan, Ireland
   Died: 15 Sep 1835 Charleston, MA  
.2 James MARTIN Born: Abt. 1810 Killanny, County Monaghan, Ireland  
Emigration: 1824 To Boston  
Died: 12 Aug 1872 Worcester or Barre, MA  
Burial: St John's in Worcester, NE corner of cemetery
...+Mary McMAHON Born: Abt. 1817 Ireland  
Married: 26 Apr 1843 St John's Church, Worcester, MA
Mother: Mary McMahon Died: 26 Dec 1896 Athol, MA
    Burial: St John's in Worcester, NE corner of cemetery
........3 Edward F. MARTIN Born: 28 Jan 1844 Barre, MA
Military service: US Civil War: Andersonville POW
Occupation after 1870: RC Priest
Pastor of Pastor of St. Catherine church, Athol, MA
Died: 6 Sep 1903 Athol, MA  
Burial: St John's RC Cemetery, Worcester, MA
........3 James T. MARTIN Born: Oct 1847 Worcester, MA
   Died: 15 Aug 1848 Worcester, MA  
........3 Martha A. MARTIN  
Born: 17 Dec 1849 baptized by Fr. Logan, St John's Worcester, MA
Died: 10 Sep 1916 Somerville, MA  
Burial: St John's in Worcester, NE corner of cemetery
.2 Margaret MARTIN Born: Abt. 1826 County Monaghan, Ireland
Died: Aft. 1880 Probably Lowell, MA  
...+??? LONG Born: Unknown Ireland  
Died: Bef. 1880 Probably Lowell, MA  
........3 Lizzie LONG Born: Abt. 1859 MA
........3 James LONG Born: Abt. 1863 MA
........3 Jeremiah LONG Born: Abt. 1868 MA
........3 Maggie LONG Born: Abt. 1868 MA

Descendants of Thomas Henry LARKIN & Ellen McGOUGH

1 Ellen McGOUGH Born: 12 Aug 1808 (perhaps) Ballybay, County Monaghan, Ireland
Emigration: Bet. 1839 to 1842 from Ireland
  Parents names: unknown  
Died: 16 May 1879 Pawtucket, RI, USA  
Burial: Old St Mary's in Pawtucket
..+Thomas Henry LARKIN Born: 8 Sep 1802 County Monaghan, Ireland
Emigration: Bet. 1839 to 1842 Ireland  
Married: Bef. 1840 possibly Ballybay, County Monaghan, Ireland  
Father: Thomas Larkin Mother: Eliza Unknown  
Died: 27 Dec 1877 Pawtucket, RI, USA Burial: Old St Mary's in Pawtucket
.2 Mary Ann LARKIN Born: Bet. 1839 to 1840 Ireland of Irish parents
...+Francis "Frank" MURPHY Born: Abt. 1840 Ireland of Irish parents
.2 Margaret LARKIN Born: Abt. 1842 Pawtucket, RI
...+William KELLY Born: Abt. 1838 MA of Irish parents
Married: 29 Jun 1868 Pawtucket, RI  
.2 James Wilson LARKIN Born: Abt. 1844 Pawtucket, RI, USA
   Died: 11 Feb 1907 Pawtucket, RI, USA [See obituary below]
Burial: 12 Feb 1907 Section N #1232 Mount Saint Mary
...+Catherine E. MARTIN  
Born: Abt. Aug 1850 Pawtucket Village, North Providence, RI
Married: 5 Sep 1876 St Mary's Church, Pawtucket, RI  
    Father: Dennis Martin Mother: Agnes D. Lafferty (see MARTIN family)
  Died: 4 Aug 1928 Pawtucket, RI, USA  
Burial: Section N #1232 Mount Saint Mary
.2 Peter F. LARKIN Born: Abt. 1847 Died: 2 Dec 1906 Pawtucket, RI
Burial: Old St Mary's in Pawtucket
...+Margaret E. HUGHES Born: Nov 1857 Ireland of Irish parents 
Married: Bet. 20 Sep 1883 to 20 Sep 1886 Pawtucket, RI
    Mother: Anne Unknown Died: 1940 Pawtucket, RI, USA
Burial: Old St Mary's in Pawtucket
.2 Thomas Henry LARKIN Born: 1849 Pawtucket, RI, USA
    Died: 4 Oct 1910 Pawtucket, RI, USA  
    Burial: Old st Mary's in Pawtucket
...+Mary Ann GOODFELLOW  
Born: Bet. 1849 to 1852 Rhode Island of Irish parents
   Married: 2 Oct 1879 Pawtucket, RI  
Father: John Goodfellow Mother: Mary J. Unknown  
Died: 1923 Pawtucket, RI, USA Burial: Old St Mary's in Pawtucket
.2 Elizabeth LARKIN Born: Abt. Apr 1856  
Died: 27 Jan 1858 at age 18 months


OBITUARY . Pawtucket, Providence, RI
Friday, February 15, 1907. Pawtucket Gazette & Chronicle

Colonel James William Larkin.
Col. James W. Larkin died at his home, corner of Knowles street and West avenue, on Monday, the immediate cause being shock. He had been in good health of late, although he felt well enough until last Saturday to be about his business. James W. Larkin was born in this city in 1847, had lived here all his life and received his education in the public schools. At the age of 21 years he entered the grocery and grain business on North Main st., under the firm name of Pierce & Larkin, and while in this business he was elected a member of the Town Council of North Providence, of which Pawtucket was then a part. His parents were Thomas and Ellen (Gough) Larkin. After Pawtucket became a city he was elected a member of the Common Council from the Fifth Ward in 1890. The title of colonel was due to his service in the Rhode Island militia, he having been colonel of the Fifth Battalion, now the Second Regiment, for several years. When a young man, Col. Larkin was prominent in the Fenian movement in this state, and was the treasurer of the local committee. He was a member of Branch 268, Catholic Knights of America. After retiring from the grain business, in which he remained for 20 years, he took the road as salesman for the wholesale grocery houses, and until his health began to fail he was active in the duties of this position. In 1878 he married Miss Catherine E. Martin, daughter of the late Dennis Martin, a leather manufacturer of this city, and she and two daughters and a son survive him. A brother of the late Col. Larkin, Peter Larkin, died a few weeks ago. The funeral took place Thursday and was largely attended. His remains were removed from his late home, 238 West avenue, to St. Mary's Church, where a requiem high mass was celebrated by Rev. Fr. McCabe. Many relatives and friends assisted at the mass, at the conclusion of which Miss Kathleen O'Brien sang, "He Leadeth Me." The flowers included a large floral piece from the employees of the millinery department of the Shepard Store, Providence. The bearers were Charles E. Gorman and James P. Tierney of Providence; Daniel Murphy, John T. Maguire, Robert J. Casey, and Thomas O'Brien of this city, the latter two being representatives of the Catholic Knights of America. Burial was at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery.