Phelan, Aglish

 

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The first record of this family is the marriage on 3rd Feb 1814 of Patrick Phelan and Margaret Merry/Houlahan, Cussana .

According to different census records Patrick was born in 1784 or 1786 and he died 15th Mar 1854 age 74 (1780) – See Carrigeen No 166

His mother was called Margaret and she died in 1834 and again looking at various records she was born in either 1759, 1760 or 1763. Margaret was the mother of at least 3 daughters:

1.       Ellen who died in 1854 age 70(1784)
2.       Johanna who died in 1829 age 36(1793)
3.       Kate born in 1795 or 1803 or 1806, depending on what record you look at

 The children of Patrick Phelan and Margaret Merry/Houlihan

1.       Nicholas baptised 9th Feb 1815
2.       Rev. Thomas baptised 1st Apr 1817 and died 5th May 1892 age 74(1816)
3.       Andrew baptised 5th May 1819 and was in the USA by the time of the 1851 census
4.       Walter baptised 25th Apr 1822 and died 5th Dec 1910 age 89(1821. Walter married Ellen Phelan, Licketstown on 13th Feb 1844. See below
5.       Peter baptised 18th Feb 1825
6.       Pat baptised 23rd Mar 1830
7.       Michael baptised 1st Sep 1832

The children of Walter Phelan and Ellen Phelan

1.       Margaret baptised 11th Sep 1845 and died 20th Jan 1911 age 65(1846). Married Ed. Doody, Aglish on 13th Jul 1865.
2.       Patrick baptised 24th May 1847 and died 24th Mar 1932 age 85(1847). Married Catherine Delahunty, Ballybrazil on 16th Feb 1882. See below.
3.       Catherine baptised 5th Apr 1849 and died 3rd Apr 1931 age 83(1848). Married Richard Fewer, Aglish on 2nd Feb 1871
4.       Bridget baptised 27th Jan 1851 and died 27th Apr 1929 age 78(1851). Married John  Dunphy, Corluddy  on 6th Feb 1884.
5.       Thomas baptised 21st Dec 1852
6.       Matthew baptised 7th Nov 1854
7.       Rev. Edmund baptised 29th Dec 1856. Died 19th Mar 1938 in Port Lincoln, Adelaide.
8.       Judy born 2nd Mar 1859. Baptised 3rd

The children of Patrick Phelan and Catherine Delahunty

1.       Walter born 8th Oct 1884 and died 15th Jan 1966 age 81(1885). Married Catherine Delahunty (Hilary), Curraghmartin on 18th Apr 1917
2.       William born 15th Oct 1885
3.       Thomas born 8th May 1887
4.       Ellen born 4th May 1888 and died 15th Jan 1972 age 83(1889)
5.       Rev. Edward born 8th Jan 1891 and died Westport, New Zealand