John Geelan

M, #21126, (circa 1861 - )
FatherThomas Geelan (circa 1821 - 1904)
MotherBridget McGushin (circa 1831 - )

Origins

Origins: Irish CountyLeitrim See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthJohn Geelan was born circa 1861 at Co Leitrim, Ireland. He was the son of Thomas Geelan, deceased by Jan 1883.
MarriageJohn Geelan married Bridget McGlynn, daughter of John McGlynn and Anne unknown, on 7 Jan 1883 at Bornacoola R.C. Church, Knockadrinan, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The witnesses were John Hanly and Bridget MacGarry. Bridget was a widow when she married John Geelan.

Family

Bridget McGlynn (circa 1862 - )
Children

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Bridget McGlynn

F, #21127, (circa 1862 - )
FatherJohn McGlynn (before 1837 - 1880)
MotherAnne unknown (circa 1830 - 1915)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLaois (Queen's) See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthBridget McGlynn was born circa 1862 at Co Leitrim, Ireland. She was the daughter of John McGlynn and lived in Aughna prior to her first marriage.
MarriageBridget McGlynn married Thomas Reilly on 27 Jan 1878 at Bornacoola R.C. Church, Knockadrinan, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The witnesses were Thomas Keleher and Anne McGlynn.
MarriageBridget McGlynn married John Geelan, son of Thomas Geelan and Bridget McGushin, on 7 Jan 1883 at Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The witnesses were John Hanly and Bridget MacGarry. Bridget was a widow when she married John Geelan.

Family 1

Thomas Reilly (circa 1852 - 1880)
Children

Family 2

John Geelan (circa 1861 - )
Children

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

John Geelan

M, #21128, (1883 - 1935)
FatherJohn Geelan (circa 1861 - )
MotherBridget McGlynn (circa 1862 - )

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLeitrim See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthJohn Geelan was born on 24 Dec 1883 at Aghinteeduff, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland.
DeathJohn Geelan died on 1 Mar 1935 at Ireland at age 51. No death record has been found.
BurialJohn Geelan was buried after 1 Mar 1935 at Cloonmorris R.C. Cemetery, Cloonmorris, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The inscription reads:
In loving memory of John Geelan Aughnamona Who died 1st(?) March 1935 Aged 50 years R.I.P. O Jesus under they mercy I will rest
Erected to his memory by his Loving parents John and; Bridget Geelan.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Elizabeth Geelan

F, #21129, (1886 - )
FatherJohn Geelan (circa 1861 - )
MotherBridget McGlynn (circa 1862 - )

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLeitrim See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthElizabeth Geelan was born on 25 Aug 1886 at Aghinteeduff, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Bridget Geelan

F, #21130, (1891 - 1898)
FatherJohn Geelan (circa 1861 - )
MotherBridget McGlynn (circa 1862 - )

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLeitrim See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthBridget Geelan was born on 8 Feb 1891 at Aghinteeduff, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland.
DeathBridget Geelan died on 12 Feb 1898 at Aghinteeduff, Co Leitrim, at age 7. The informant was her father John Geelan.

Status

Research StatusComplete See Status Notes

John McGlynn

M, #21131, (before 1837 - 1880)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLaois (Queen's) See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthJohn McGlynn was born before 1837 at Ireland.
MarriageJohn McGlynn married Anne unknown before 1862 at Ireland.
DeathJohn McGlynn died on 2 Jun 1880 at Ireland. A man of this name, said to be from Aughnaduff, was buried from Bornacoola Church. He was survived by his widow Anne unknown.

Family

Anne unknown (circa 1830 - 1915)
Child

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Anne unknown

F, #21132, (circa 1830 - 1915)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthAnne unknown was born circa 1830 at Co Longford, Ireland.
MarriageAnne unknown married John McGlynn before 1862 at Ireland.
DeathAnne unknown died on 27 Oct 1915 at Aghinteeduff, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. A woman of this name but with stated age of 68 died in Aghinteeduff on 27 Oct 1915 - it is assumed to be the right person. The informant was her son-in-law John Geelan.

Family

John McGlynn (before 1837 - 1880)
Child

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Thomas Reilly

M, #21133, (circa 1852 - 1880)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLaois (Queen's) See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishMohill. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthThomas Reilly was born circa 1852 at Ireland. He was the son of Patt Reilly and lived in Moher prior to marriage.
MarriageThomas Reilly married Bridget McGlynn, daughter of John McGlynn and Anne unknown, on 27 Jan 1878 at Bornacoola R.C. Church, Knockadrinan, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The witnesses were Thomas Keleher and Anne McGlynn.
DeathThomas Reilly died on 28 Aug 1880 at Cloonart North, Mohill, Longford, Ireland. The death entry gives just Cloonart as the place of death - we are assuming Cloonart North. The cause of death was an explosion of powder. He was survived by his widow Bridget McGlynn.

Family

Bridget McGlynn (circa 1862 - )
Children

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Patrick Reilly

M, #21134, (1878 - )
FatherThomas Reilly (circa 1852 - 1880)
MotherBridget McGlynn (circa 1862 - )

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLeitrim See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthPatrick Reilly was born on 28 Dec 1878 at Aghinteeduff, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Anne Reilly

F, #21135, (1880 - )
FatherThomas Reilly (circa 1852 - 1880)
MotherBridget McGlynn (circa 1862 - )

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLeitrim See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthAnne Reilly was born on 20 Mar 1880 at Aghinteeduff, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Edward Geelan

M, #21136, (circa 1811 - 1871)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthEdward Geelan was born circa 1811 at Ireland.
MarriageEdward Geelan married Anne Cox on 19 Jan 1835 at Bornacoola R.C. Parish, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The relevant entry on Bornacoola Marriage Registers names the groom as Edward Gill - it is assumed to be the entry of interest. The witnesses were Nicholas Reynolds and Maria Latimer.
DeathEdward Geelan died on 18 Mar 1871 at Cloonageeher, Mohill, Co Longford, Ireland. The cause of death was "Stabbed by a sharp flat instrument No evidence to show how it happened".

Family

Anne Cox (before 1818 - before 1871)
Children

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Anne Cox

F, #21137, (before 1818 - before 1871)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyIreland - unknown county See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthAnne Cox was born before 1818 at Ireland.
MarriageAnne Cox married Edward Geelan on 19 Jan 1835 at Bornacoola R.C. Parish, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The relevant entry on Bornacoola Marriage Registers names the groom as Edward Gill - it is assumed to be the entry of interest. The witnesses were Nicholas Reynolds and Maria Latimer.
DeathAnne Cox died before 18 Mar 1871 at Ireland. She was survived by her widower Edward Geelan.

Family

Edward Geelan (circa 1811 - 1871)
Children

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Catherine Geelan

F, #21138, (before 1838 - )
FatherEdward Geelan (circa 1811 - 1871)
MotherAnne Cox (before 1818 - before 1871)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthCatherine Geelan was born before 5 Jan 1838 at Cloonageeher, Mohill, Co Longford, Ireland.
BaptismShe was baptized at Bornacoola R.C. Parish, at Mohill, at Co Leitrim, on 5 Jan 1838.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Mary Geelan

F, #21139, (before 1843 - )
FatherEdward Geelan (circa 1811 - 1871)
MotherAnne Cox (before 1818 - before 1871)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthMary Geelan was born before 20 Feb 1843 at Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. Note that Mary is assumed to be a member of this family. Only a transcription of her baptismal record is in the public domain and on it her mother is named as Mary Cox. This is assumed to be an error.
BaptismShe was baptized at Bornacoola R.C. Parish, at Mohill, at Co Leitrim, on 20 Feb 1843.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

James Geelan

M, #21140, (before 1847 - 1903)
FatherEdward Geelan (circa 1811 - 1871)
MotherAnne Cox (before 1818 - before 1871)

Origins

Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthJames Geelan was born before 13 Sep 1847 at Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland.
BaptismHe was baptized at Bornacoola R.C. Parish, at Mohill, at Co Leitrim, on 13 Sep 1847.
MarriageJames Geelan married Maria Kenna on 17 Apr 1871 at Clonbroney R.C. Church, Co Longford, Clonbroney. The witnesses were John Geelan and Margaret Carty.
DeathJames Geelan died on 25 Oct 1903 at Longford town, Longford, Co Longford, Ireland. James died after suffering for 18 hours with an Intestinal Obstruction. I suspect, without evidence, that he may have died either in a hospital or doctor's surgery. He was survived by his widow Maria Kenna.
BurialJames Geelan was buried after 25 Oct 1903 at Cloonmorris R.C. Cemetery, Cloonmorris, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The inscription reads:
In Memory of James Geelan, Cloonageeher, 1847-1903 His wife Maria, nee Kenna, 1848-1925
Their sons Matthew 1889-1962 Edward Pettigo 1876-1920 Patrick Cloonmorris 1838-1919
His wife Maria nee Burns, 1839-1914 Their Daughters, Eliza (Betty) 1865-1956 Annie Campbell 1865-1925 Her Husband John 1870-1954.

Family

Maria Kenna (circa 1850 - 1925)
Children

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Maria Kenna

F, #21141, (circa 1850 - 1925)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthMaria Kenna was born circa 1850 at Ireland. She was the daughter of Francis Kenna and lived in Glenloughil, Co Longford, prior to marriage.
MarriageMaria Kenna married James Geelan, son of Edward Geelan and Anne Cox, on 17 Apr 1871 at Clonbroney R.C. Church, Co Longford, Clonbroney. The witnesses were John Geelan and Margaret Carty.
DeathMaria Kenna died in 1925 at Ireland. No record of her death has been found.
BurialMaria Kenna was buried in 1925 at Cloonmorris R.C. Cemetery, Cloonmorris, Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The inscription reads:
In Memory of James Geelan, Cloonageeher, 1847-1903 His wife Maria, nee Kenna, 1848-1925
Their sons Matthew 1889-1962 Edward Pettigo 1876-1920 Patrick Cloonmorris 1838-1919
His wife Maria nee Burns, 1839-1914 Their Daughters, Eliza (Betty) 1865-1956 Annie Campbell 1865-1925 Her Husband John 1870-1954.

Family

James Geelan (before 1847 - 1903)
Children

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

William Geelan

M, #21142, (before 1847 - )
FatherEdward Geelan (circa 1811 - 1871)
MotherAnne Cox (before 1818 - before 1871)

Origins

Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthWilliam Geelan was born before 13 Sep 1847 at Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland.
BaptismHe was baptized at Bornacoola R.C. Parish, at Mohill, at Co Leitrim, on 13 Sep 1847.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Francis Geelan

M, #21143, (before 1850 - )
FatherEdward Geelan (circa 1811 - 1871)
MotherAnne Cox (before 1818 - before 1871)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthFrancis Geelan was born before 25 Mar 1850 at Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland.
BaptismHe was baptized at Bornacoola R.C. Parish, at Mohill, at Co Leitrim, on 25 Mar 1850.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Elizabeth Geelan

F, #21144, (before 1853 - )
FatherEdward Geelan (circa 1811 - 1871)
MotherAnne Cox (before 1818 - before 1871)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthElizabeth Geelan was born before 6 Mar 1853 at Mohill, Co Leitrim, Ireland.
BaptismShe was baptized at Bornacoola R.C. Parish, at Mohill, at Co Leitrim, on 6 Mar 1853.

Status

Research StatusComplete See Status Notes

John Geelan

M, #21145, (before 1838? - )
FatherEdward Geelan (circa 1811 - 1871)
MotherAnne Cox (before 1818 - before 1871)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthJohn Geelan was born before 1838? At Ireland. It is not certain that this man existed. We have no record of baptism but there is a John Geelan recorded in the presence of Francis Geelan on the night of the murder of Francis' father Edward. The article in question does not specifically state that John is Francis' brother.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Edward Geelan

M, #21146, (1872 - 1919)
FatherJames Geelan (before 1847 - 1903)
MotherMaria Kenna (circa 1850 - 1925)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthEdward Geelan was born on 4 Jul 1872 at Cloonageeher, Mohill, Co Longford, Ireland.
MarriageEdward Geelan married Catherine Fogarty on 25 Apr 1901 at St Mary's R.C. Church, Pettigo, Pettigo, Co Donegal, Ireland. The witnesses were Edward Valentine and Margaret Fogarty. Edward Geelan was a constable in the R.I.C. when he married.
DeathEdward Geelan died on 6 Nov 1919 at Doaghbeg, Co Donegal, Ireland, at age 47. He was a sergeant in the R.I.C. when he died. He was survived by his widow Catherine Fogarty.
BurialEdward Geelan was buried after 6 Nov 1919. Edward died in Co Donegal and it is very likely he was buried there. He is commemorated on a family headstone in Cloonmorris R.C. Cemetery however, though with incorrect dates for both his birth and death years. The inscription reads:
In Memory of James Geelan, Cloonageeher, 1847-1903 His wife Maria, nee Kenna, 1848-1925
Their sons Matthew 1889-1962 Edward Pettigo 1876-1920 Patrick Cloonmorris 1838-1919
His wife Maria nee Burns, 1839-1914 Their Daughters, Eliza (Betty) 1865-1956 Annie Campbell 1865-1925 Her Husband John 1870-1954.

Family

Catherine Fogarty (before 1881 - )

Status

Research StatusComplete See Status Notes

James Geelan

M, #21147, (1875 - 1876)
FatherJames Geelan (before 1847 - 1903)
MotherMaria Kenna (circa 1850 - 1925)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthJames Geelan was born on 11 Jan 1875 at Cloonageeher, Mohill, Co Longford, Ireland.
DeathJames Geelan died on 30 Mar 1876 at Mohill, Co Longford, Ireland, at age 1. The informant was his father James Geelan.

Status

Research StatusComplete See Status Notes

Bernard Geelan

M, #21148, (1877 - )
FatherJames Geelan (before 1847 - 1903)
MotherMaria Kenna (circa 1850 - 1925)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthBernard Geelan was born on 15 Mar 1877 at Cloonageeher, Mohill, Co Longford, Ireland.
MarriageBernard Geelan married Elizabeth Prunty, daughter of Thomas Prunty and Elizabeth Prunty, on 23 May 1910 at Gortletteragh R.C. Church, Gortletteragh, Cloone, Co Leitrim, Ireland. The witnesses were Francis Kirwan and Mary Anne Egan.

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Mary Geelan

F, #21149, (1879 - )
FatherJames Geelan (before 1847 - 1903)
MotherMaria Kenna (circa 1850 - 1925)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthMary Geelan was born on 29 Jul 1879 at Cloonageeher, Mohill, Co Longford, Ireland.

Status

Research StatusComplete See Status Notes

Additional Information

Additional InfoTrudy O'Neill by email

Ellen Geelan

F, #21150, (1882 - before 1940)
FatherJames Geelan (before 1847 - 1903)
MotherMaria Kenna (circa 1850 - 1925)

Origins

Origins: CountryIreland. See Origins
Origins: Irish CountyLongford See Origins
Origins: Leitrim parishBornacoola. See Origins
Associated Leitrim ParishBornacoola. See Associated Leitrim Parish

Details

BirthEllen Geelan was born on 21 Feb 1882 at Cloonageeher, Mohill, Co Longford, Ireland.
DeathEllen Geelan died before 1940. She did not marry and probably died in U.S.A..

Status

Research StatusFurther research deferred indefinitely See Status Notes

Additional Information

Additional InfoTrudy O'Neill by email