Fadhu Walsh and Fitzpatricks, Moonveen

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The first recorded members of this family was Walter Walsh who died 29th Dec 1791 Age 74(1717) and is buried in Rathkieran (No. 82)

His son Richard Walsh married Margaret Dedy. Margaret died 9th Jan 1795 aged 41 (1754)

The children of Richard Walsh and Margaret Dedy

1 - Walter who died 25th Sep 1796 Aged 21 (1775)
2 - A daughter baptised 2?th Mar 1782
3 - Eleanor baptised 9th Sep 1784
4 - Michael born 29th Sep 1786 and baptised 1st Oct – Michael married Nelly Walsh, Moonveen (guessing the daughter of Richard Walsh & Margaret Sinnott) on 1st March 1813. They had one son Walter, baptised 23rd Dec 1813. Michael and Nelly are not present in the 1821 census but Walter was living with his grandfather Richard.
5 - Elizabeth baptised 11th Apr 1788 – married John Fitzpatrick in Waterford – see below
6 - John baptised 18th Dec 1791

There is no marriage record in Mooncoin for Betty Walsh and John Fitzpatrick and as their first 3 children were baptised in St. Stephen's & St. Michael's in Waterford City it may be a fair assumption that he was from Waterford and that they married there, unusual as it is not to marry in the bride’s parish

The children of John Fitzpatrick and Betty Walsh

1 - Richard baptised 2nd Apr 1808
2 - Michael baptised 24th Jul 1810– married Eleanor Walsh, Curlody on 12th Apr 1831 – more below
3 - Margaret baptised 10th Jun 1813 – married Edmund Walsh, Ballincur on 22nd Mar 1843
4 - Ellen baptised 24th Mar 1815 – married James Phelan, Licketstown 5th Oct 1848
5 - Margaret baptised 10th Jun 1813
6 - John baptised 27th Oct 1818 – “Foxy” John married Mary Quilty, Nicholastown on 10th Oct 1848. Their first child Anastasia was baptised 20th Aug 1849. John and Mary immigrated soon after to upstate New York (Le Ray near the Canadian border), leaving Stasia in the care of the Quiltys, with the intention that she would follow once they were settled. Unfortunately Stasia died after being kicked by a jennet in a farm accident when she was 5 or 6. John and Mary had 6 other children in NY – Richard (1852), Anna (1854), Michael (1857), Mary (1859), Minnie (1860) and Joanna (1863)
7 - Mary baptised 13th Feb 1821

The children of Michael Fitzpatrick and Eleanor Walsh

1 - Margaret baptised 13th Jan 1832
2 - John baptised 1st Jun 1833 and died 17th Jun 1899, buried in Carrigeen (No 114). John married Catherine Dalton, Grange on 14th Feb 1854 – more below
3 - Mary baptised 14th Feb 1835
4 - Alice baptised 25th Oct 1835

The children of John Fitzpatrick and Catherine Dalton

1 - Ellen baptised 2nd Nov 1855 - married Richard O’Keeffe around 1877 having 10 children in Waterford before she died 3rd Aug 1904.
2 - Michael baptised 6th Dec 1858. He married on 19th Feb 1879, Catherine Broders (born Ashgrove 1855 – died 14th May 1929 - Carrigeen 178). Michael and Catherine were parents to 14 children between 1879 and 1897. Many went to the US including Rev. Richard (1895-1944), with James (1883-1952) staying at home marrying Alice Smyth (1894-1978) Kilcraggen on 3rd Feb 1932
3 - Honor baptised 13th Apr 1857
4 - Margaret born 22nd Jan 1860 – married Thomas O’Neill on 19th Feb 1881 – I’m not aware of any children.