Doyle, Portnahully

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The earliest record of this family is the gravestone in Rathkieran (No. 18) erected by William Doyle in memory of his son Edmond who died 24th Jan 1785 age 32(1753). Buried with Edmond is his wife Joan Delahunty, Portnahully who died 7th Mar 1796 age 45(1751).

It appears the above William, who must have been born in the 1720s, has 3 sons

1 - The above Edmund 1754-1786. Edmond married Joan Delahunty, Portnahully on 16th Feb 1775. See below
2 - Patrick born in the early 1770s – 1773 in the 1821 census and 1771 in the 1841 census. Although it could be earlier as the 1851 census lists him as dying in the Winter of 1850 age 86 (1764). Patrick married Mary Quinn, Cussana on 14th Feb 1797. See below
3 - John born 1761, married Margaret Dunphy, Luffany on 27th Feb 1781.

Family 1. The known children of Edmond Doyle and Joan Delahunty. It is safe to assume that there were further children born between their marriage in 1775 and the first one recorded in the baptism register in 1781

1 - Thomas listed in the 1821 census as being born in 1779 and who died 7th Apr 1830 age 52, which would put his birth in 1777/78. Thomas married Anastasia Quinn, Corluddy on 25th Jan 1802. Their 2 children are
a) Johanna baptised 26th Nov 1802. Johanna married twice, first to Philip Dunphy, Corluddy on the 8th Feb 1825. No children are recorded before Philip died. Johanna’s 2nd marriage was to William Walsh “Royal”, Mountneill on 3rd Feb 1834.
b) Edmund baptised 19th Jul 1804 and died 13th May 1877 age 75(1802). Edmund married Catherine Dunphy, Moonveen on 27th Jan 1834. See below.
2 - John baptised 1st Feb 1781
3 - Edmund baptised 30th Oct 1783
4 - Bridget born and baptised 7th Dec 1784
5 - Margaret born and baptised 7th Dec 1784
6- Joan baptised 24th Feb 1786

The children of Edmund Doyle and Catherine Dunphy

1 - Anastasia baptised 1st Jan 1835 and died 8th Nov 1906 age 73(1833). She married Richard Walsh, Glengrant on 21st Feb 1865.
2 - Thomas baptised 17th Sep 1836 and died 18th Jun 1907. Thomas married Margaret Grant, Portnahully on 7th Feb 1866. See below.
3 - Margaret baptised 24th Jan 1839 and died 21st Feb 1896 age 57(1839)
4 - Edmund baptised 9th May 1841 and died 23rd Feb 1906 age 64 (1842). Although his grave has Mar 1906 age 71 - Carrigeen No. 66
5 - Walter baptised 20th Mar 1844 and died 1867 age 23(1844)
6 - Joan born around 1845 and died 3rd Jan 1925 age 78(1847). Joan married Patrick Henebery, Ardera on 30th Jan 1868. 9 children
7 - Mary baptised 6th Sep 1848 and died 9th Jun 1924. She married Thomas Walsh, Portnahully on 3rd Feb 1875
8 - Catherine baptised 10th Jun 1851

The children of Thomas Doyle and Margaret Grant

1 - Catherine born and baptised 15th Mar 1867 and died 13th Aug 1924
2 - Edmund baptised 8th Feb 1869
3 - Richard born 28th May 1871
4 - Walter born 12th Jan 1873
5 - Anastasia born 27th May 1874 and died 10th Jul 1926 age 52 (1874). She was the National School Teacher in Clogga and Carrigeen and married her fellow teacher in Carrigeen, Richard Purcell (from Nicholastown, Attanagh) on 9th Aug 1905. 2 of their children Mary and Patrick went on to be famous writers.
a) Mary Purcell born 28th May 1906 and died 19th Mar 1991.
b) Margaret born 24th Aug 1908 and died 25th Jul 1988. Married Edward Dunphy, Luffany on 31st Aug 1937.
c) Patrick Purcell born 5th Dec 1914 and died 6th Sep 1979.
6 - Johanna born 16th Feb 1876
7 - Edmund born 28th Aug 1877 and died 22nd Nov 1945 age 68 (1877). He married Johanna Phelan, Portnahully on 23rd Jan 1924 and one of their children was the Rev. Thomas Doyle 1930-2013 and another being Sr. Margaret Doyle 1926-2016.
8 - Ellen born 9th Jun 1879
9 - Hannah born 13th Jun 1881 and died 17th Dec 1959 age 78(1881)
10 - Margaret born 15th Jul 1882
11 - Thomas born 11th Mar 1885 and died 20th Sep 1957 age 72(1885)

Family 2. The children of Patrick Doyle and Mary Quinn

1 - William baptised 17th Apr 1798. He married Mary Dunphy, Moonveen on 25th Feb 1827. In the 1851 census Mary is listed as having died in the winter of 1848 and her husband is listed as being in the USA. See below for their children.
2 - Bridget born 1799. Married William Cummins, Moonveen on 18th Feb 1819.
3 - Edmund baptised 28th Jan 1803
4 - Honora baptised 22nd Jul 1805 and married Thomas Walsh 21st Feb 1830
a) William baptised 15th May 1830 in Portnahully
b) William baptised 19th Apr 1831 in Ballygorey
5 - Peggy baptised 18th Mar 1809
6 - James baptised 16th Jan 1811
7 - Anty born around 1814
8 - Thomas baptised 17th Sep 1816. Thomas married Honor Sullivan, Tipperary in 1839
a) Mary born around 1849
b) John born 1850
c) Patrick baptised 14th Jan 1851
9 - John baptised 24th Jun 1819 and according to the 1851 census died in the winter of 1847

The children of William Doyle and Mary Dunphy

1 - Patrick baptised 27th Jan 1828 and died in Albany NY on 12th Jan 1891. Patrick was a Policeman in NY and married Johanna Rowe there
a) Mary born 1854
b) Margaret born 1855/56
c) Catherine born 1858
d) Mary born 1860
e) William born 1861/62
2 - Edmund baptised 5th Oct 1829
3 - James baptised 5th Oct 1829
4 - Honor baptised 29th Jan 1832 and according to the 1841 census died in 1837
5 - Thomas baptised 10th Oct 1833
6 - Richard baptised 20th Oct 1835
7 - John baptised 23rd Aug 1838
8 - Walter baptised 1st Sep 1840