"Dick Pos" Walsh (earlier called "Watt Mor"), Moonveen

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The first recorded members of this family was Richard Walsh and his wife Margaret Inot (Synott)

According to the baptism records they had 5 Children

1 - William baptised 14th Apr 1780
2 - Edmund baptised 27th Jan 1781
3 - Eleanor baptised 29th Nov 1784 - maybe married Michael Walsh "Fadhu", Moonveen
4 - John baptised 27th Jan 1786
5 - William baptised 28th Dec 1789

In the 1821 census, Richard and Margaret were no longer alive but it appears that they had 2 older sons, who were born before the Mooncoin baptism records started in 1779

6 - Walter (Watt Mor) who married Honora Walsh of Aglish on 31st Jan 1799.  Walter died 16th Sep 1842 aged 70 (1772) and Honora on 16th Mar 1825 age 51 (1774). Both are buried in Carrigeen (No. 277)
7 - Patrick who died before 1820 - his will was dated 2nd Jul 1820 and proved 20th Jan 1821.

The Children of Walter (Watt Mor) Walsh and Honora Walsh are:

1 - Margaret baptised Dec 1799
2 - Richard baptised 6th Mar 1801 – married Anty Synnott, Ballybrazil on 18th Feb 1828
a) Honora baptised 25th Apr 1829
b) Watt baptised 20th Nov 1830
c) Honora baptised 15th Apr 1833
d) Honora baptised 11th Oct 1835
3 - Thomas baptised 12th May 1807
4 - Mary baptised 9th Aug 1809 – married Pat Phelan 26th Feb 1838. Pat moved to Moonveen and the following children were born
a) Mary baptised 25th Dec 1838
b) Richard baptised 12th Jul 1840
c) Walter baptised 29th Sep 1842
d) John baptised 14th May 1844
e) John baptised 4th Mar 1846
f) Eliza baptised 14th Oct 1847
5 - Margaret baptised 29th Mar 1812 - married Philip Maguire of Luffany 24th Jan 1836 and the following children were born in Luffany.
a) James baptised 8th Jan 1837
b) James baptised 15th Nov 1841
c) Ellen baptised 29th Dec 1843
d) John baptised 18th Feb 1846
e) Bridget baptised 31st Aug 1848
6 - Patrick baptised 26th Jul 1814
7 - Ellen baptised 16th Jun 1817
8 - Johanna baptised 7th Jun 1819

The 2nd son of Richard and Honora Walsh, Patrick married Joan Quinn, Cussana (Born 1783) on 16th Feb 1804.

Their children were

1 - Richard baptised 11th Dec 1804 – married Anastasia Sinnott, Corluddy on 27th Jan 1828 –see below (coincidently within days of the other Richard Walsh of Moonveen, his first cousin, marrying another Anastasia Synnott of Ballybrazil)
2 - James baptised 27th Nov 1806 – married Margaret Dee of Dungarvan on 4th Jun 1834 in Halifax before moving south to Maine
3 - Margaret baptised 6th Jan 1809
4 - Walter baptised 7th Apr 1811
5 - Anastasia baptised 5th May 1813
6 - Mary baptised 9th Dec 1815
7 - Honor baptised 17th Mar 1818

Between the birth of Honor in 1818 and the census in May 1821, a major catastrophe must have struck the family as both Patrick and Joan are dead and the children scattered among their relations and neighbours

Richard as a servant with the Steward Walsh’s nearby
James with his uncle Walter in Moonveen
Anastasia with her aunt Mary Quinn (Mrs Patrick Doyle) in Portnahully
Mary and Walter with their grandparents James Quinn and Honor (nee Walsh) in Cussany

Richard Walsh and Anty Sinnott has 6 children between 1828 and 1844:

1 - Patrick baptised 12th Dec 1828 and died 23rd Jul 1892 aged 63(1829). He married Norry Shea, Kilnaspic on 8th Feb 1869. She was born 22nd Feb 1840 and died 1st Nov 1900 aged 59(1841). Both are buried in  Carrigeen (No. 258) see below for their children
2 - Joan baptised 28th Oct 1830 - Died 26th Mar 1898 Age 66(1832) Carrigeen (No. 258)
3 - Alice baptised 22nd Jul 1833 – married James Walsh, Arderra on 23rd Feb 1870 – at least 3 children
a) Honor born 29th Dec 1870
b) Ellen born 19th Sep 1876
c) Anastasia baptised 29th Jan 1873 (married Daniel Reid on 27th Jul 1899 - 5 children)
4 - Mary baptised 18th Mar 1836
5 - Margaret baptised 15th Nov 1838
6 - Matthew baptised 15th Oct 1844

The children of Patrick Walsh and Norry Shea

1 - Richard baptised 2nd Jun 1870 and died 4th Apr 1911 Carrigeen (No. 258)
2 - Michael baptised 12th Mar 1872
3 - Stasia born 4th Apr 1874 – married Michael Walsh, Ballygorey on 9th Feb 1898
4 - Michael born 8th Apr 1876
5 - Michael born 16th Sep 1877 and died 20th Jan 1938 and is buried in Kilmacow. Married Angela Foley on 23rd Sep 1931
6 - Patrick born 1881 and died 6th Jan 1954 Carrigeen (No. 258) . Married Anastasia Dunphy, Ballygorey on  26th Jun 1913.
7 - Mary born 1st Sep 1883 and died 15th Jan 1959 age 75(1884). Married Foxy Neddy O’Keeffe, Glengrant on 28th Oct 1912 (8 children)
8 - Bridget born 18th Oct 1887. She married John "Seb" Walsh, Luffany 6th Nov 1912 and died 27th Apr 1940