William O'Donnell1800

William O'Donnell 1800

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William O’Donnell born c 1810 married Bridget .  Joan/Jane Crowe born c 1800, parent William Crowe And Ann Lynch. In 1856 residence was Killokennedy, Clare. (Info from My Heritage.) Children:

Johanna 1820 - 1837. Died Kilbane

Mary 1821 - 1902. DIed Scranton, Pennsylvania

William  born 1825,

Sarah 1826 - 1922. Married William Conway. DIed Victoria, Australia

Michael (see below)

Margaret 1829 - 1887. Died Victoria Australia?

Cornelius 1830 - 1924

William 1837 - 1892. Died Scranton, Pennsylvania.

 

Michael O’Donnell born c 1827 Killokennedy. Married Mary Corcoran born c 1829 in Ballymaloney died 1910.  Married 22 Feb 1845 at Kilbane. (Info from My Heritage.) Mary’s last name on certificates is listed variously as Corker, Cocorhan, Corkoran. On the 1901 Census, (if this is correct for our family) Mary is listed as living with her son, Cornelius and his family.

 

Their children – as so far known.

 

Johanna O’Donnell baptised Nov 1845 (listed as Johanah) residence given as W. Kilbane. Mother listed as Corcohan. Broadford Baptisms register, Co Clare. Died 21 April 1907 aged 60 at Yambuk and buried at Yambuk. Arrived c 1865 aged 18.

 

Married James Gleeson on 21 May 1868 at Belfast RC Church. Johanna’s parents listed as Michael O'Donnell & Mary Corcoran and James’ as James Gleeson & Mary Carroll. Johanna’s occupation listed as Servant and James’ as Farmer age 25. James was born c 1843 born Tipperary and died age 70 on 7 November 1911. According to his death certificate, arrived approx. 1861 age 20.

 

Dates are per Yambuk Cemetery Transcription

Children were Mary Thompson b c 1870 died 6 April 1901, Michael, Cornelius d 10 March 1891, Sarah b c 1874 died 6 July 1899, James b c 1876 died 29 May 1907, William b c 1878 died 17 September 1895, Daniel, John, Bridget

 

Mary O'Donnell b: 27 December 1850, baptised 17 March 1851, at Kilbane, Co Clare. Died Sister Ipens Hospital Warrnambool 20 February 1951, buried at Yambuk, Victoria. Arrived c 1870 age 20              

 

Married 1. Michael Ryan on 20 May 1884 at St Mary's RC West Melbourne Occupations Mary 30 Lady, Michael 28 Cab Driver born Co Clare.  Mary’s parents listed as Michael O'Donnell & Mary Corcoran and Michael’s Michael Ryan and Mary Keogh.  One son William.  Michael was born approx. 1854, Co Clare and died 13 December 1886 age 32. Arrived approx. 1878 aged 24

 

Married 2. Michael Gleeson on 27 April 1890 at St Mary's RC West Melbourne Occupations Mary 35 Lady & Michael Farmer 55.  Mary’s parents listed as Michael O'Donnell & Mary Corcoran and Michael’s as James Gleeson & Mary Carroll.  Son Michael born 21 August 1892 at Yambuk.  Mary Eileen b 1861 died at 16 days.  Michael snr born approx. 1831 in Tipperary, died 29 March 1910, aged 79. Arrived approx. 1854 age 23

Michael Gleeson was a widower whose wife, Johanna, died in a bushfire at Yambuk in 1888.

 

Margaret O’Donnell b: c 1851 Co Clare. Died 3 July 1929 age 78 at Nazareth House, Ballarat. Buried Ballarat.  Arrived c 1864 age 13 (according to death Certificate in Australia for 65 Years.) Dates are conflicting. If married in 1870 age 21 then born c 1849. No baptism record found as yet.

 

Married 1. Michael O’Brien on 12 May 1870 at Belfast RC Church. Margaret’s occupation listed as servant. Michael’s as Farmer age 29. Margaret’s parents listed as Michael O'Donnell & Mary Corcoran. Michael’s parents as Michael O’Brien and Mary Moloney. Michael born Co Clare about 1841. Michael died 29 January 1876 aged 35. Arrived approx. 1859 aged 18. On the marriage certificate it states written consent was given by the father of the bride.

 

Married 2. Roger Lane on 14 June 1877 Belfast RC Church. Margaret’s occupation Lady age 27 Roger as Farmer age 30. Margaret’s parents listed as Michael O'Donnell & Mary Corcoran. Roger’s as Thomas Ryan and Ellen Maloney from Co Clare. Roger (on death cert spelt Rodger) born approx. 1840 died 23 June 1926 age 65 buried Koroit. Arrived approx. 1860 age 20. They had no children.

 

 

 

William O’Donnell (my g-grandfather) was baptised 1 Jan 1854 Co Clare. Died 5 September 1909, aged 55 and was buried at Tower Hill (on his death certificate his mother is listed as Mary Corker).  Arrived c 1874 age 20. Married Mary Hayes (b 13 July 1861 Mount Macedon) on 17 June 1885 at St Mary’s RC West Melbourne. Two living children Edward Francis (Frank) b 1886, d 1927 and Michael William (listed as William on the death certificate) b 1887, d 1984.

 

Patrick O’Donnell from Find my Past baptised 29 April 1859 in Upper Kilbane in the Parish of Broadford, Killokennedy – transcript and copy of register in file and died 1932.. Mother listed as Conoran. From Find My Past he married Ellen Long 1865 - 1947. I believe after Patrick's death she emigrated to the US where various children had emigrated. This information has not been verified by me except for Patrick's birth.

Thomas Edward O'Donnell (1898 - 1960) Born in Scariff, County Clare, Ireland on 17 Aug 1898 to Patrick O'Donnell and Ellen Long. Thomas Edward O'Donnell had 4 children. He passed away on 31 12 1960 in Detroit Michigan.

Children

Thomas Patrick O'donnell 1926 - 1989, Charles James O'donnell 1924 - 2004. Nancy Ellen Odonnell 1936 - 2004. Thomas Edward O'donnell 1898 - 1960

Nothing further known.

 

Cornelius O’Donnell baptised 6 April 1860 (From Findmypast) in Upper Kilbane Killokennedy. According to the 1901 and 1911 Census of Kilbane, Cornelius stayed in Ireland with his wife, Margaret, and children Michael b 1892, James b 1894, Cornelius b1895, Mary b 1896, Patrick b 1898, John b 1901, Thomas b 1904, Delia b 1906. His mother Mary is listed on the 1901 census.

 

from Find my Past baptised 6 April 1860 in the Parish of Broadford, Killokennedy – transcript and copy of register in file. According to an Ancestry message board of January 2014 born April 1860.  According to the 1901 and 1911 Census of Kilbane, Cornelius stayed in Ireland with his wife Margaret and Children Michael b 1892, James b 1894, Cornelius b 1895, Mary b 1896, Patrick b 1898, John b 1901, Thomas b 1904, Delia b 1906.  James is not listed on the 1911 census.  His mother Mary is listed as living with him on the 1901 Census.

 

Note:  James and Michael Gleeson were brothers so I assume that is how Mary O’Donnell met Michael.

 

Bridget O’Donnell baptised 13 September 1863. Nothing further known.

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Date of Birth 1st Jan 1800 (circa)

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