In c. 1838 Edward Patrick Limna was born to unk Limna and unk O’Neill in Newry, Co. Down [“Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958," FamilySearch: accessed 22 Feb 2015), DEATHS entry Edward Limina; citing Newry, Oct - Dec 1897, vol. 1, p. 513, General Registry, Custom House, Dublin; FHL microfilm 101,599.]
On 7 Feb 1875 Edward was married to Mary Kelly of Armagh, in Newry by Priest Rev. Fr. Bernard O'Hagan.The witnesses were Patrick O'Hare & Margaret Fegan. Both signed with an "X." [Ancestry.com Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958].
Edward and Mary resided the Townland of Shinn, Co. Down, Ireland for the remainder of their lives. They were members of St. Colman's Catholic Church at Shinn Rd, Newry BT34 1NR, UK.
Edward and Mary had 10 children all born in Co. Down: James Limna b. Newry 1875-?; Ellen “Ellie” (Limna) Conlon, b. Newry 1877-?, wife of Richard Conlon 1871-1937 Ireland; Patrick Limna/Limina b. Shinn, Co. Down 1880 d 1949 Detroit MI, husband of Mary Conlon 1893-1978; Edward Lmna/Limina b. Shinn, Co. Down d 1941 Detroit MI, unmarried; Thomas Limna/Limina b. Newry 1886 d. 1985 Detroit MI; Felix Limna b Newry 1886 d. Newry 1890, infant death; Peter Limna/Limina b. Newry 1890 d. 1972 East Detroit MI, husband of Mary Ward [Co. Louth 1893-1978 East Detroit, MI; John Limna/Limina b. Newry 1892 d. 1973 Detroit MI; May (Limna) Clifford b. Newry c. 1894 d.?, wife of William Clifford.
In the last quarter of 1897 Edward died [“Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958," FamilySearch accessed 22 Feb 2015), DEATHS entry Edward Limina; citing Newry, Oct - Dec 1897, vol. 1, p. 513, General Registry, Custom House Dublin; FHL microfilm 101,599]. He was buried at the family burial plot at St. Colman’s in the Townland of Shinn, Co. Down, Ireland.
|Date of Birth||1838|
|Date of Death||1897|
|Associated Building (s)||St. Colman's Catholic Church & Parochial House|