Bridget Nohilly was born in Ballynacreg townland in the Civil Parish of Cummer, near Corofin in County Galway.
Bridget, known as Delia, married William Colleran and lived in Annaghkeen House in Headford in the parish of Killursa.
In this picture, she is shown with 2 of her children Jimmy, who was born in 1898 and Maud who was born in 1901. Jimmy later emigrated to Philadelphia and Maud to London, where she trained as a nurse and served in North Africa in WW2.
It is estimated that this picture was taken around 1908.
In the 1901 census, Bridget is known as Delia and is living in Annaghkeen house with her husband William and their 3 young children - James, Ray and Maud. William's sister Julia is also living with them.
Delia died on the 18th of January 1909 of cardiac failure. Just 3 weeks following the birth of her son William on the 23rd of December. She is noted on his baptism on New Year's Eve 1908.
This Chronicle has been created by one of Delia's Great Grand Daughters. Grand Daughter of her youngest son that only knew his mother for the first 3 weeks of life. If you are a descendant of Delia's, please comment below and consider adding your ancestors to the Civil Parish of Killursa.
|Date of Birth||15th Apr 1870||VIEW SOURCE|
|Date of Death||1909|
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)||Patrick Nohilly||VIEW SOURCE|
|Mother (First Name/s and Maiden)||Mary Greahan||VIEW SOURCE|
|Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname)||William Colleran born circa 1861 - 1928. Parents were John Colleran and Bridget Gardiner||VIEW SOURCE|
|Place & Date of Marriage||February 17th 1896 Corofin Tuam|
|Number of Children||James Francis bpt 12.11.1898 Martin Joseph (Raphael) bpt 23.10.1899 Mary (Maud) bpt 07.03.1901 Patrick Anthony bpt 11.05.1902 Thomas Alphonsos bpt 10.07.1904 John Enda bpt 07.12.1905 Fursey bpt 19.05.1907 William Brendan bpt 31.12.1899|
|Townland born||Balyynacreg, County Galway|