Mary Barrett Merrick, [B: 1830, Galway, Ireland, D: 27 December 1909, Seapoint, Barna, Galway, Ireland]
Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915 for Maria Barrett, Clonfert, Clontusker, 1827-1881 Record
This is a link to 1901 Census for Mary Barrett Merrick, her Son Bartholomew. Bartholomew Merrick, born 3rd Sep. 1854, had a twin brother John who emigrated to Boston.
Bartholomew (Barthly) was present at both of his parents deaths, John in 1900 and Mary in 1909
Bartholomew died in 1915, a single man. John Kelly from adjoining townland of Freeport was present.
1. Patrick Merick [Date of Death: 24-Jun-1834]
Parish / District: RAHOON Address: Freeport County: Co. Galway Status: Denomination: Roman Catholic. [cd Memorials of the Dead Galway & Mayo have no Merricks listed.] Griffiths Valuation (free at http://www.askaboutireland.ie/ has 3 Merricks in Galway: 2 in Galway Town in Rahoon (1856) & 1 in Galway county (1857).
2. John Joseph Merrick [B: 5 Feb 1854, Galway, Ireland, D: 8 May 1902, Boston, MA, USA ] is the twin brother of Bartholomew Merrick [B: 5 FEB 1854 • Galway, Ireland] - Emigration: Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1963 for John Merrick, Age 18, Birth Date, abt 1855, Departure Place: Liverpool, England, Arrival Date: 17 May 1873, Arrival Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Ship: Sidon [ALTERNATE DOB: 3 Sept 1854 - note a few different dates].
3. Bartholomew Merrick [Born 5 Feb 1854] had a twin brother John who emigrated to Boston. [Note: Irish record states 3 Sept 1854]
This is a link to 1901 Census for Mary Barrett Merrick, her Son Bartholomew. Bartholomew Merrick, born 3rd Sep. 1854, had a twin brother John who emigrated to Boston. http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Galway/Barna/Seapoint/1374556/
Bartholomew (Barthly) was present at both of his parents deaths, John in 1900 and Mary in 1909. https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/deaths_returns/deaths_1900/05750/4623968.pdf
Bartholomew died in 1915, a single man. John Kelly from adjoining townland of Freeport was present. https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/deaths_returns/deaths_1915/05264/4460451.pdf
4. Mary Merrick Date of Birth: [B: abt 1859 D: Unknown], Date of Baptism: 01-Sep-1859 Address: Lacklea, Parish/District: RAHOON, Baptism Place: Rahoon, Galway, Ireland
Source: Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915 for Mary Merrick, Galway, Rahoon 1845 - 1881
Gender: Female, CountyCo. Galway, Denomination: Roman Catholic
Father: John Merrick Mother: Mary Barrett, Sponsor 1 / Informant 1: Michael Barrett
There are no Merricks in Galway in the Tithe Applotments 1824-42 (free at http://titheapplotmentbooks.nationalarchives.ie/); there are 5 John Merricks from other counties however. No Merricks in Galway (or any other county) in the 1821 Irish Census http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/
Rootsireland has 12 burial records for Merricks in Galway starting in 1834 but none are from Clonfert or Clontuskert; this is the only one from Rahoon; no graveyard mentioned.
|Date of Birth||1830|
|Date of Death||2nd Dec 1909|