Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Jan 1825 (circa)
Date of Death 7th Jun 1925
Names of Children 9 children: Mary-Ellen 1864; James 1866; Hannah 1869 to Australia; John 1872; Sarah 1874; Bridget 1875; Margaret 1877 m Thomas O'Shea in Skibbereen; Julia 1879 m James Collins to NH & Timothy m Nora Collins to NH
Occupation Mason
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Sarah Burchill aka Coughlan m1863
Place of Death Skibbereen
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  • James Sullivan    b.1839 based on death certificate d. 7 Jun 1925 of bronchitis. Julia Collins present at death. Married Sarah Coghlan 12 Apr 1863, Burchill listed for all births.

    Mary Ellen b. 16 Feb 1864  Bapt. 21 Feb 1864 Sponsors James Coghlan & Julia Molony

    James b. 29 Oct 1866  Bapt. 1 Nov 1866  Sponsors James Sullivan & Hanna Coghlan

    Hannah b. 2 Sep 1869  Bapt. 5 Sep 1869  Sponsor Bridget Hegarty

    John b. 27 May 1872  Bapt. 28 May 1872  Sponsors Patrick Coughlan & Mary Coughlan

    Sarah b. 5 Sep 1874  Bapt. 6 Sep 1874  Sponsors John McCarthy & Johannah McCarthy

    Bridget b. According to public records b. 11 Nov 1875 but Bapt. 7 Nov 1875 Sponsors John McCarthy & Margaret Sullivan

    Margaret b. 12 Jan 1877  Bapt. 14 Jan 1877  Sponsors Patrick Costello & Margaret Coughlan

    Julia b. 27 Jun 1879  Bapt. 6 Jul 1879  Sponsors John Coughaln & Honora Coughlan

    Timothy b. 1 Dec 1881 Bapt. 4 Dec 1881 Sponsors John Levis & Mary Anne Attridge


    Bill, IrelandXO Volunteer ☘

    Tuesday 1st October 2019 07:29PM
  • Thank you Bill for taking the time to look up this information.  Timothy is my grandfather.  I have been a long searching for any hints as to who were James and Sarah's parents.  When I was last in Skibereen, I met the late Paddy O'Shea who told me the Sullivans were part of the Mor Clan but have yet to find any hint as to who his parents are.  Regarding Sarah's parents, we know her mother was Mary Coughlan as she was the midwife for for the birth of Mary Ellen - but no sign of her thereafter.  It is thought that her father was Abraham Burhchill - they were never married.

    Again, thank you!
    Eileen Sullivan Tormey


    Wednesday 2nd October 2019 01:51AM
  • Forgot to mention that the witnesses of the wedding on 12 Apr 1863 were Timothy Minihane & Ellen Regan.

    Also found Sally Burchill of Abraham Burchill & Mary Coughlan baptised in Skibbereen on 26 May 1839 with Sponsors Jerry Mahony & Molly Driscoll


    Bill, IrelandXO Volunteer ☘

    Wednesday 2nd October 2019 02:41AM
  • Thank you for I did not have the Baptismal information for Sarah.  I uploaded a picture of Jame and will do so for Sara late in the day.



    Wednesday 2nd October 2019 11:03AM

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