Although the last name was originial McMenamin it was changed over the years to McMenemey then McMenemy.
James* McMenamin (MCMENAMEN, or various spellings)
*aka John on his death cert.
According to his military papers he was born aprox 1826 (my parents got them when the went to KEW in London 2003)
Parish of birth: Ahamlish
County of birth: Sligo
Discharge rank: Private
Discharge corps: 36th Foot
James McMenamen son of Edward McMenamin [and Unknown,
He died on 2 Aug 1886 in Keefe Street, Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland aged 60, and was buried interend Drum Athlone Ireland. (according to the family bible but we have yet to locate his grave).
James married Margaret (Decamp)Toole Toohil on 20 Dec 1864 in St. Peter's, Athlone, (RC) Diocese of Elphin, Co. Roscommon, Ireland, daughter of Peter Toohil and Unknown.
Margaret was born in 1836 in Ireland (sadly we have yet to find her birth either), died on 25 May 1899 in Upper Erne Street, Dublin, Ireland aged 63, and was buried in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland, with her grandchildren Christopher & Stephen McMenemey sons of Stephen & Kate (nee Williams) my great grandparents.
They had seven children:
John married Roseanna Gallagher, (stayed in Athlone) They had 12 children, most moved to England.
Ellen married John Mannix, They had 3 sons on died in Dublin then the family moved to Liverpool, England
Delia married Charles Roberts (they didn't have any children) they lived in Liverpool, England
Susan married Michael Raughter, they had one son in Liverpool, England
Stephen married Kate Williams (they are my great grandparents, they married in Dublin and remained there) They had 5 children sadly Christopher b. 1901, d. 1906) & Stephen (b. 1904, d. 1904). Stephen & Kate https://irelandxo.com/ireland-xo/history-and-genealogy/ancestor-database/stephen-mcmenemey
Margaret (b. 1875, d. 1878) unknown where she is buried
Elizabeth m Andrew Brophy had 2 sons and they lived in Liverpool, England
Margaret's son from a previous marriage to William De Camp is also part of the family: Henry (Decamp) McMenemey he moved to South Africa in the early 1880's he married Mary Jane Farley Henry died in 1954 in Johannesburg.
|Date of Birth||1826 (circa)|
|Date of Death||2nd Aug 1886|
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)||Edward McMenamin|
|Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname)||Margaret DeCamp (maiden name Toole)||VIEW SOURCE|
|Names of Children||Henry (DeCamp) son of Margaret & William DeCamp, John, Ellen, Delia, Susan, Stephen, Margaret, Elizabeth|