Bridget Mahon was born between 1850-52 in Co. Meath, Ireland. (As reported in marriage documents and the 1901 Cork Ireland Census.)
16 Jun 1866 marries George Tallon in Navan Parish with Joseph Neill and Bridget Fitzimons as witnesses.
Bridget and George Tallon have six children together living in Millbrook, Navan:
B. 3 Sep 1867 - Unknown Michael Tallon
B. 16 Mar 1869 - D. 5 Nov 1869 Anne Tallon
B. 23 Dec 1870 - D. 16 Oct 1880 Patrick Christopher Tallon
B. 27 Dec 1872 - Unknown Andrew John Tallon
B. 16 Jun 1874 - D. 26 April 1951 John Francis Tallon
B. 10 Apr 1876 - D. 29 Dec 1950 Mary Alice Tallon
4 Feb 1876 Death of husband George Tallon while living on Cannon Row doing Mill work. Last daughter Mary Alice Tallon is born just a few weeks later.
20 Jan 1878 Bridget Mahon Tallon re-married Michael Roe/Rowe in Navan Parish. Marriage certificate states that Michael Roe is 23, a wool sorter, Bridget Tallon is 28, a seamstress living on Cannon Row in Navan. Michael Rowe's parents are Thomas Roe/Rowe (miller) and Julia Commons. In the Liber Mat., Bridget's parents are listed as Michael and Mary Mahon, husband Michael Rowe's parents are listed as Thomas Rowe and Julia Commons. In attendance were Patrick Tallon (Bridget and George's son?) and Catherine (Katie) Daly who was married to Navan physician Denis Bowes Daly. In civil documents Bridget's father is listed as Patt Mahon a miller and Michael's father as Thomas, a miller. Marriage attendants listed as Patrick Pigott and Katie Daly.
Bridget and Michael Rowe had seven children together while living on Cannon Row, all of these children emigrated to the US and died in Philadelphia, PA except for Anna who died in Illinois, I have marriage dates, names and children for all of them:
B. 29 Jun 1879 - D. May 1977 Mary Bridget Rowe
B. 20 Feb 1881 - D. 27 Sep 1946 Thomas Francis Rowe
B. 13 May 1882 - D. 11 Feb 1911 Julia Rowe* (my grandmother)
B. 28 Sep 1883 - D. 31 May 1965 Josephine Mary Rowe
B. 26 Feb 1885 - D. 29 Dec 1957 James Francis Rowe
B. Abt 1887 - D. 28 Jul 1934 Laurence Francis Rowe
B. 4 Feb 1889 - D. 1 July 1972 Anna Marie Rowe
27 Apr 1900 Michael Rowe dies from a heart valve regurgitation issue in Cork, Ireland where they lived in #32 Evergreen Building (Cork Census 1901) No information yet on when they moved to Cork.
3 Aug 1901 Bridget arrived in New York aboard the SS Campania with her 7 Rowe children, son John Tallon meets them at the gate. (He emigrated about 1889.) Bridget Rowe made her home in Philadelphia, PA. and disappeared after the 1920 census. Ten of her children are buried in Catholic Holy Cross Cemetery in Yeadon, PA.
|Date of Birth||1850 (circa)|