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Anyone know of or are connected to;

John Higgins b.1839

Ellen Higgins b.1841

1901 Census:      County           Townland          DED           Civil Parish             Barony              Diocese

                      Roscommon      Ballinvoher      Breedoge      Kinamanagh         French Park           Elphin

Possible Buried:      Kilnamanagh Cemetery

Notes: Possible brother of my great grandfather Malachi Higgins b.1841 and son of

                        Malachi (E.) Higgins b.1812 / Cecelia Kelly b.1818

 

Thanks for any help

James Higgins

 

 

 

jameshiggins

Wednesday 11th November 2020, 08:42PM

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  • Malachy's father was John, not Malachy:
    Name: Malachy Higgins Date of Birth:
    Date of Baptism: 15-Aug-1839
    Address: Not Recorded
    Parish/District: TIBOHINE-FAIRYMOUNT
    Gender: Male
    County Co. Roscommon Denomination: Roman Catholic
    Father: John Higgins Mother: Cecilia Kelly
    Occupation: Sponsor 1 / Informant 1: Thomas Higgins Sponsor 2 / Informant 2: Margaret Mcglynn Notes:

    Patricia

    Thursday 12th November 2020, 01:47AM
  • Patricia, Thank You for your attention. Unfortunately this is not the same Malachy/Malachi as mine. My great grandfather was born 30 July 1841 and died 22 Feburary 1895. He imigrated to New Jersey in (1866 arriving 4 June 1866 at Castle Garden, New York)

    His parents were verbally reported to me as;

          { Bold type as recorded, () Parentheses data collected not substantiated}

    Andrew Higgins (aka. Edward Malachi) (b.25 December 1812 -- d.20 December 1867 / Ballinvoher-Kilnamanagh-French Park-Boyle-Roscommon-Connaught)

    Cecilia Kelly (b.16 July 1818/ Roscommon)

    (marriage: 18 July 1839)

    note: Andrew was told to me as being a Surveyor and (John b.1839 is recorded in 1901 as being a surveyor also John and Ellen are recorded as having two children at home in 1901)

    (Delia b.1875)

    (John b.1876)

    Their Children are recorded as:

    (Higgins/Death)

    (John/Death)

    (Julia Cecilia    b.23 June 1840)

    Malachi           b.30 July 1841

    (John E.           b.15 August 1842)

    (Thomas John   b.23 June 1843)

    (Mary Elizabeth b.15 May 1844)

    (Patrick           b.15 August 1845)

    _______________________

    Andrew (aka.Edward Malachi)

    (father: Godfrey Malachi O'Higgins b.6 January 1784 / Kilnamanagh-Ballinvoher-French Park-Roscommon)

    (mother: Eliza E. Hamilton b.10 June 1785)

    ________________________

    Malachi married Hariet Whitford and they lived in Passaic County New Jersey their children, my grand father is George A.

    John      b.1874

    Thomas b.1876

    Margret  b.1878

    Malachi

    George   b.1885

    _________________

    I hope this can be followed, I'm doing this myself trying to avoid the cost of paid research.

    buíochas

     

    jameshiggins

    Friday 13th November 2020, 09:30PM