Bridget 'Della'  Donelan 1882

Bridget 'Della' Donelan 1882

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Migrated to/Born in USA

Della was born Bridget Donnellan. She immigrated to the United States from Co. Galway, Ireland in 1904 at the age of 22. The name Della is a variance on Delia which is short for Bridelia, which in turn is a nickname for Bridget.

On 3 April 1918 Della married John P. Carlin, a Chicago Policeman, who had previously immigrated from Co. Meath, Ireland in 1897. The couple had two children, John P. Carlin (1919-1963) and James F. Carlin (1921-1993).

Della is buried in Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, United States with her husband, John Carlin, their son, John Patrick Carlin and his second wife, and Della's sister Marie.

Della's parents were James Donnellan (1856-1938) and Sarah McGann (1857-1940) of Newcastle and Shoodaun Townships, Athenry, County Galway. Della's siblings, most of whom immigrated to the Cleveland, Ohio area in the United States, except Marie who went to Chicago, were:

Mary Donelan (1878-deceased), Thomas Donelan (1879-1951), Michael Donelan (1885-1965), John (1887-1949), Patrick Donelan (1889-1968), Margaret Donelan O'Connor (1891-1951), Sarah 'Agnes' Donelan (1893-1983), Marie Donelan (1894-1925), Honor 'Teresa' Donelan Fitzmaurice (1897-1990)

Additional Information
Date of Birth 6th Mar 1882 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 21st Oct 1944 VIEW SOURCE
Father (First Name/s and Surname) James Donelan, b. ca. 1858, Newcastle Td., Athenry, Galway, IE; d. 11 Dec 1938, Shoodaun Td, Athenry, Galway, IE; Buried in Cloonkeenkerrill Burial Ground AKA Gurteen Cemetery, Galway, IE. Married to Sarah McGann of Clough, Gurteen, Galway, IE. VIEW SOURCE
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Sarah McGann, b. ca. 1859, Clough, Gurteen, Galway, IE; d. 26 Aug 1940, Shoodaun Td, Athenry, Galway, IE; Buried in Cloonkeenkerrill Burial Ground AKA Gurteen Cemetery, Galway, IE. Married to James Donelan of Newcastle Td, Athenry, Galway, IE. VIEW SOURCE
Number of Siblings 9  
Names of Siblings Mary (1878-deceased) , Thomas (1879-1951), Michael (1885-1965), John (1887-1949), Patrick (1889-1968), Margaret (1891-1951), Sarah 'Agnes' (1893-1983), Marie Donelan (1894-1925), Honor 'Teresa' (1897-1990)  
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) John Carlin, b. 10 June 1877, Rathmore, Athboy, Meath, IE; d.15 Jan 1944 Chicago, Cook Co., IL, USA; Buried in Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Cook Co., IL, USA; Son of Patrick Carolan and Mary Clarken of Rathmore, Athboy, Meath, IE. VIEW SOURCE
Place & Date of Marriage Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA, date: 3 April 1918 VIEW SOURCE
Number of Children 2 VIEW SOURCE
Names of Children John 'Jack' Patrick Carlin and James Francis Carlin VIEW SOURCE
Occupation Housewife  
Place of Death Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA, VIEW SOURCE
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