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Denis Regan and Ellen Hennesy m 1794

I am descendant of Denis and Ellen Regan who were married 29 Jul 1794. (I have this documentation) And also that they baptized my ancestor, son, Cornelius on 17 May 1795 (also have this documentation). Can you tell me if they had any more children other than Cornelius?

There is talk of a brother Jeremiah in 1818 (that I have many common DNA matches with) but I am wondering if Jerimiah was cornelius' cousin instead.

I also have a large number of DNA matches with McCarthy's* from Cork and I think that Cornelius may had had a brother or sister who married a McCarthy during the early 1800's who come to USA in early 1900s

* Please note these McCarthys I am asking about are not from the McCarthy's union of Cornelius's son. Cornelius who married Hanora McCarthy around 1850 in East Schull and had children Cornelius, Michael and Johanna.

Any info you can provide about the children of Dennis and Ellen, or confirm the parents of Jerimiah Regan, or a Regan-McCarthy connection in the early 1800's generation is greatly appreciated.

Thanks!
Maureen Donlevy Clary

Maureen

Saturday 2nd February 2019, 03:27PM

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  • Hi Maureen

    Not much luck on www.rootsireland.ie/ but the free site www.irishgenealogy.ie/ - church records option has this one:

    NameDEMETRIUM REGANDate of BirthN/R N/R N/RAddressN/RFatherDIONISI REGANMotherELENA HULENY - Huleny a mistranscription?

    It has Cornelius's baptism with parents 

    NameCORNELIUS REGANDate of BirthN/R N/R N/RAddressN/RFatherDEMETRIUS REGANMotherELLENA HENESEY

    roots has 23 Regan - McCarthy marraiges in Cork starting 1809; marriages were usually in the bride's parish so the recotrd would not necessarily be from Bandon.

    Jeremiah baptisms Cork start in 1817 on roots; this is the only one from 181:

    Name:Jeremiah ReganDate of Birth:
    Date of Baptism:08-May-1818Address:Not RecordedParish/District:MACROOMGender:MaleCountyCo. Cork
    Denomination:Roman Catholic
    Father:John ReganMother:Johanna BrienOccupation:
    Sponsor 1 /
    Informant 1:James Regan Sponsor 2 /
    Informant 2:Margaret Regan 

    Notes:

    CELEB: NR
    FATHERS NAME L[JOANNIS] MOTHERS NAME L[JOANNA]
    1ST SPONSORS NAME L[JACOBO] 2ND SPONSORS NAME L[MARGRETA]

    roots has no earlier records than 1818 for Denis / Demetrius baptism so couldn't make a connection with John (above); you might like to try on irishgenealogy

    The other place to try is the R C registers https://registers.nli.ie/ as early Bandon baptisms and marriages are available (free)

     Col

    ColCaff

    Sunday 3rd February 2019, 07:02AM
  • Thank you Col!  That would be my Denis and Ellen and Cornelius.  And thank you for the info on Jerimiah and the McCarthy/Regan's.  I will start reviewing them now!  

    Maureen

    Sunday 3rd February 2019, 09:46PM