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Owen Monaghan Mary Scally Gallowstown

My great great grandparents Owen Monaghan 1825?-1890? and Mary Scally lived in Gallowstown, Ireland.  Owen and Mary had children (1) Owen 1856 Roscommon -1936 Roscommon  who married Mary Daly born 1859? Roscommon and lived in Carrownabrickna (2) George 1858 Roscommon -1926 New York City, who married Catherine Henry 1865 -1897 New York City (3) my great grandmother Mary 1860 Roscommon -1928 New York City who married Michael O'Shea 1860 Tipperary?- 1926 New York City (4)  Timothy 1861Roscommon -1914 Roscommon who married Mary McCormack 1866 Roscommon -1944 Roscommon (5) Michael born 1866 Roscommon  and (6) Kate??.  Any additional information would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you, Mary

Mostly Irish

Saturday 23rd May 2020, 04:19AM

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  • Mary:

    Welcome to Ireland Reaching Out!

    I searched on the subscription site Roots Ireland and found the 1849 marriage record and baptismal/birth records for eight children. Some of the years of birth were different from your message. Also, complicating the search was that most of the reocrds Owen was shown as Eugene which is an alternate name. Mary died in 1885 and Owen/Eugene in 1890. See links at the bottom

    Roger McDonnell

    Date of Marriage:16-Feb-1849
    Parish / District:KNOCKCROGHERY
    County:Co. Roscommon
    Husband  EugeneMonaghan
    Wife  MaryScally

    Witness 1
    Witness 2Name:GeorgeScally
    TimothyMonaghanAddress:

    Name:Ann MonahanDate of Birth:
    Date of Baptism:14-Dec-1849Address:Not RecordedParish/District:ROSCOMMONGender:FemaleCountyCo. Roscommon
    Denomination:Roman Catholic
    Father:Eugene MonahanMother:Mary ScallyOccupation:
    Sponsor 1 /
    Informant 1:Michael MonahamSponsor 2 /
    Informant 2:Brigid Monahan

    Name:Brigid MonahanDate of Birth:
    Date of Baptism:30-Mar-1851Address:Not RecordedParish/District:ROSCOMMONGender:FemaleCountyCo. Roscommon
    Denomination:Roman Catholic
    Father:Eugene MonahanMother:Mary ScallyOccupation:
    Sponsor 1 /
    Informant 1:Edward IrwinSponsor 2 /
    Informant 2:Margaret Dolan

    Name:Eugene MonahanDate of Birth:
    Date of Baptism:06-Jun-1853Address:Not RecordedParish/District:ROSCOMMONGender:MaleCountyCo. Roscommon
    Denomination:Roman Catholic
    Father:Eugene MonahanMother:Mary ScallyOccupation:
    Sponsor 1 /
    Informant 1:Michael MonahanSponsor 2 /
    Informant 2:Margaret Cunnaun

    Name:George MonaghanDate of Birth:
    Date of Baptism:07-Oct-1855Address:Not RecordedParish/District:ROSCOMMONGender:MaleCountyCo. Roscommon
    Denomination:Roman Catholic
    Father:Eugene MonaghanMother:Mary ScallyOccupation:
    Sponsor 1 /
    Informant 1:Michael MonaghanSponsor 2 /
    Informant 2:Catherine Kelly

    Name:Timothy MonahonDate of Birth:
    Date of Baptism:11-Jul-1858Address:Not RecordedParish/District:ROSCOMMONGender:MaleCountyCo. Roscommon
    Denomination:Roman Catholic
    Father:Eugene MonahonMother:Mary ScallyOccupation:
    Sponsor 1 /
    Informant 1:Luke ConnorSponsor 2 /
    Informant 2:Mary Dugan

    Name:Mary MonahenDate of Birth:
    Date of Baptism:29-Jun-1860Address:Not RecordedParish/District:ROSCOMMONGender:FemaleCountyCo. Roscommon
    Denomination:Roman Catholic
    Father:Owen MonahenMother:Mary ScallyOccupation:
    Sponsor 1 /
    Informant 1:James ScallySponsor 2 /
    Informant 2:Margaret Hanly

    Name:Catherine MonahanDate of Birth:
    Date of Baptism:29-Jun-1862Address:Not RecordedParish/District:ROSCOMMONGender:FemaleCountyCo. Roscommon
    Denomination:Roman Catholic
    Father:Eugene MonahanMother:Mary ScallyOccupation:
    Sponsor 1 /
    Informant 1:Michael MaganSponsor 2 /
    Informant 2:Mary Connor

    6th record on page for Michael  https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/birth_returns/births_1866/03527/2298249.pdf

    5th record for Mary's death record https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/deaths_returns/deaths_1885/06268/4795605.pdf

    7th record for Owen's death record https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/deaths_returns/deaths_1890/06104/4742277.pdf

    Castlemore Roscommon

    Saturday 23rd May 2020, 02:30PM
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    Hello Roger,

    Thank you so much for your work on my behalf.  I started doing genealogy in the early 1980s.  It took me until this year to confirm that my Monaghan/Scally ancestors were from County Roscommon and the breakthrough came through DNA testing.  My mother's ancestors are 100% Irish and my father's 75%.  On my DNA tests I use the screen name Mostly Irish.  I can't put into words how wonderful it feels to have the names and places of your ancestors and to feel rooted.  They suffered terribly and sacrificed much because of the Great Hunger.  My hunger is an emotional one. I visted Ireland in 2011 which was before I had any information about what counties they were from.  I hope to be able to go back and walk the ground where they lived. 

    I have been able to find many records for the descendants of Owen Monaghan and Mary Scally that came to the New York City area and would be glad to share those.  It's been harder to find records for their daughters Ann, Bridget and Catherine that stayed in Ireland and their son Michael.  

    Again, thank you for your help,

    Sincerely,

    Mary

    Mostly Irish

    Tuesday 26th May 2020, 04:36PM