Phelan, Portnahully

 

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The first record of this family is the marriage on 27th Feb 1775 of Thomas Phelan and Margaret Walsh, Old Aglish who according to the 1821 census was born in 1754.

The children of Thomas Phelan and Margaret Walsh

1 - Margaret born in 1781 according to the 1821 census but by 1841 her age puts her year of birth at 1767! In 1851 it is recorded that she died in 1848 age 60 which put her birth in 1788. Margaret married Edmund Murray, her 2nd cousin once removed on 3rd Feb 1802
a) John born between 1805-11 who married Catherine McGrath, Newtown on 12th Feb 1835
i) Mary baptised 16th Aug 1838
ii) Margaret born 1841/1842 married and died 17th Apr 1911 age 69(1842). Married John Merry, Corluddy on 8th Feb 1871
iii) Ed baptised 26th Jan 1843
2 - Mary baptised 3rd Dec 1779 – may be the same Mary who married Stephen Quinn, Licketstown on 7th Feb 1810
3 - John baptised 3rd Jul 1785 and married Margaret Delahunty, Portnahully on 20th Jan 1809 (although the marriage register has his name listed as Thomas) – see Family 1 below
4 - Patrick baptised 28th Apr 1788 and married Bridget Mcgrath, Rockshire on 3rd Jul 1809. Bridget died 23rd Mar 1883 age 94(1789) - see Family 2 below
5 - Joan baptised 8th Oct 1793
6 - Ellen born 1796 and married Stephen Quinn, Licketstown on 30th Jan 1826
7 - Joan baptised 22nd Apr 1798 and married a John Quinn on 14th Feb 1825 – no children record in the parish register
8 - Anstase baptised 9th Jan 1801

Family 1 - The children of John Phelan and Margaret Delahunty

1 - Mary baptised 15th Dec 1809 and married Michael Madden, Corluddy on 5th Feb 1839
2 - Ellen born 1812
3 - Thomas baptised 13th Feb 1816 and married Margaret Delahunty - see below
4 - Margaret baptised 8th Jul 1819
5 - Judith baptised 28th Feb 1822
6 - John baptised 23rd Dec 1826

The children of Thomas Phelan and Margaret Delahunty

1 - John baptised 16th Jan 1840 and died 30th Nov 1920 age 80(1840). Married Catherine Quinn, Ballygorey on 25th Feb 1879 – see below
2 - Margaret baptised 6th Feb 1842 and died 16th Jul 1917. Went to Australia in 1869 and married John Reardon in 1870 in Mansfield
a) 10 children 
3 - Mary born 1843 and died 14th Nov 1922 age 77(1845). Went to Australia in 1870 and married Timothy O’Brien in 1873 in Mansfield
a) 10 children in Boorolite
4 - Ellen born 1845 and died 1912 age 61(1851). Went to Australia in 1873 and married James Desmond in 1875 in Mansfield
a) 9 children in Boorolite
5 - William baptised 9th May 1848 and died 1925 age 72(1853). Went to Australia in 1870 and married Bridget Reardon in 1873 in Mansfield
a) 4 children
6 - Joany baptised 10th Jul 1850. Married James Fleming, Faugheen in 1880
7 - Thomas baptised 1st Aug 1852 and died in Mansfield, AU in 1937 age 87(1850). Initially went to New Zealand where he married Margaret Mary Brodie
a) 2 children
8 - Catherine baptised 24th Oct 1854 and died 1913 age 59(1854). Went to Australia in 1870 and married Denis Reardon in 1878 in Banella
a) 9 children
9 - David baptised 6th Oct 1856
10 - Michael born 14th Oct 1858 and died 1913 age 57(1856). Went to Australia in 1878 and married Elizabeth McKee in 1897
a) 2 children in Boorolite
11 - Anastasia born 1861 and died 1909. Went to Australia in 1884 and married Thomas Sheehan in 1885
a) 9 children in Mansfield
12 - Patrick baptised 21st Jul 1862 and died in 1940 age 78(1862). Also went to Australia

The children of John Phelan and Catherine Quinn

1 - Margaret born 17th Mar 1880
2 - Mary born 16th Jun 1883
a) John born 31st Dec 1909 and died 25th Oct 1989 age 78(1911) – see Carrigeen No 158
3 - Thomas born 18th Apr 1887 at 10:30
4 - Richard born 18th Apr 1887 at 11:00 and died 15th Aug 1946 age 58 (1888)

Family 2 - The children of Patrick Phelan and Bridget Mcgrath

1 - Mary born 1812
2 - Thomas baptised 29th Sep 1814
3 - Margaret baptised 18th Apr 1817
4 - Ellen baptised 15th Jan 1820
5 - Edmund baptised 4th Jun 1822 and died 17th May 1878 age 55(1823) .Married Ellen Delahunty “Hilary”, Curraghmartin on 5th Feb 1856 – see below
6 - Johanna baptised 8th Feb 1825 and died 17th Mar 1920 age 95(1825). Married Michael Sinnott, Corluddy on 6th Feb 1855.
7 - Richard baptised 19th Dec 1827
8 - Kate baptised 15th Aug 1830
9 - John baptised 25th May 1836

The children of Edmund Phelan and Ellen Delahunty

1 - Bridget baptised 17th May 1857
2 - Thomas baptised 13th Apr 1859 and died 17th Apr 1921 age 60(1861). Married Margaret Dunphy, Luffany on 29th Jan 1891 – see below
3 - Patrick baptised 1st Jun 1860
4 - Catherine baptised 28th Apr 1862
5 - Hillery born 11th May 1873

The children of Thomas Phelan and Margaret Dunphy

1 - Ellen born 27th Jan 1892 and died 2nd Jun 1906 age 14(1892)
2 - Edmund born 11th Aug 1894 and died 23rd Sep 1900 age 6
3 - Johanna born 7th Jan 1896 and died 14th Jan 1932. Married Edmund Doyle, Portnahully on 23rd Jan 1924
4 - Patrick born 13th Apr 1897 and died 24th Dec 1974 age 77(1897). Married Mary Bridget Doody, Grannyknock on 13th Nov 1934
5 - Bridget born 26th Nov 1899
6 - Anastasia born 26th Nov 1899 and died 29th Apr 1929 age 28(1901). Married James Maher, Riverquarter on 6th Oct 1926
7 - Catherine born 11th Feb 1904. Married Thomas Bowe, Turkstown on 8th Jul 1936