"Long Nicks/Long Jacks/Sweens" Walsh and "Watts" Walsh, Luffany

 

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The first recorded generation are Edmund Walsh and Mary born around 1737 (maybe Delahunty)

Edmund Walsh and Mary has 2 known children:

1 - Margaret was born between 1767 and 1779 based on the ages of her children and died in Aug 1843 aged 70 (1773) and is buried in Carrigeen (No. 230) . Margaret married her 3rd cousin Nicholas Walsh of Aglish on 22nd Feb 1789. This family were called the “Watts” or “Little Nicks”
2 - John born 1777 and died 13th Apr 1869 – married Judith Henebery, Portnascully. This family were known over the years as the “Long Jacks”, the “Long Nicks” and the “Sweens”

Family 1 - The “Watts” or “Little Nicks”

Nicholas Walsh and Margaret Walsh had the following children:

1 - Dr. Edmund Walsh baptised 30th Sep 1791. Bishop of Ossory from 1842 to 1876. Died 11th Aug 1872. According to Chapter XXIV of Vol 1 of Rev. William Carrigan’s “History and Antiquities of the Diocese of Ossory” Bishop Edward Walsh (1846-1872) was descended by both father and mother from the Old Walsh’s of the Mountain.
2 - Walter baptised 13th Mar 1794 and died 3rd Oct 1869 age 79 (1790) – married Anty Walsh, Portnascully on 16th Feb 1817. See below.
3 - Anty born 1795
4 - John baptised 26th Oct 1796
5 - Joanna baptised 15th Jan 1799 and died June 1831 age 32 Carrigeen (No. 230). She married Philip Walsh Portnascully on 21st Feb 1816.
Parents of the Rev Edmund Walsh 1821-1881
6 - Mary baptised 9th Sep 1801 – died Aug 1825 age 25 (1800) - Carrigeen (No. 230).
7 - Margaret baptised 12th Sep 1801 - married Tim Shanahan or Lenehan on 10th Aug 1826 and had the following children:
a) Michael baptised 6th Oct 1827
b) James baptised 25th Mar 1830 Luffany
c) Maurice baptised 23rd Mar 1832 Lafini
d) Judy baptised 7th Jul 1834 Luffany
e) Biddy baptised 26th Oct 1835 Old Luffany
f) John baptised 21st Oct 1836 Luffany
g) Michael baptised 5th Aug 1839 Old Luffany
h) Mary baptised 4th Oct 1841 Lufney
i) Richard baptised 17th Apr 1844 Luffany
j) Timothy baptised 7th May 1847
8 - Richard baptised 25th Mar 1804 – died Oct 1828 age 25 (1803) Carrigeen (No. 230).
9 - William died 31st Dec 1865 age 60 (1805) Carrigeen (No. 230).
10 - Patrick baptised 29th Dec 1809 and died Oct 1831 age 21 (1810) Carrigeen (No. 230).
11 - Nicholas baptised 2nd Aug 1812 – died Jan 1849 in Rathkieran age 36 (1813) Carrigeen (No. 230). He married Elizabeth Broaders, Rathkyran on 2nd Mar 1840. 3 children
a) Margaret baptised 2nd Oct 1841
b) Patrick baptised 11th Jun 1843 – died 25th Jul 1861 age 18 (1843) Carrigeen (No. 231).
c) Catherine who died in Q2 1869 age 22 (1847). Catherine married James Comerford, Mooncoin on 5th Feb 1868.

The children of Walter Walsh and Anty Walsh

1 - Margaret baptised 15th Feb 1818 – married Richard Walsh the Miller, Portnascully on 23rd Mar 1841
2 - Mary baptised 15th Jun 1819
3 - Nicholas baptised 18th Aug 1821 – married Anty Walsh “Na Dhoire“, Ballygorey on 11th Feb 1852 – see below. Anty died 20th Jan 1904 age 80 and her husband Nicholas died 5 days later on 25th age 83(1821).
4 - Johanna baptised 17th Oct 1823 – died young
5 - Anty baptised 9th Feb 1826 – died young
6 - Johanna baptised 5th Jan 1829 - married Michael Walsh the Miller, Portnascully on 29th Jan 1850
7 - Anty baptised 9th Feb 1826 - died young
8 - Anty baptised 10th Aug 1831. Married twice :
James Broders, Luffany on 15th Dec 1852
a) Margaret baptised 22nd Jun 1855. Married Richard Cody on 5th Mar 1876
b) Mary baptised 22nd Jun 1857
Philip Walsh, Clasharoe on 16th Apr 1864
c) John born 27th Feb 1865.
d) Walter baptised 22nd Feb 1867 and died 10th Feb 1928. Married Mary Quinn, Ballygorey on 30th Apr 1914.
e) Patrick born 5th Mar 1870 and died 11th May 1912.
9 - Edmund baptised 9th Jul 1834
10 - Richard baptised 2nd Mar 1837

The children of Nicholas Walsh and Anty Walsh

1 - Walter baptised 27th Nov 1852
2 - Anty baptised 20th Feb 1854
3 - Rev. Michael baptised 22nd Jan 1856 – Lived in Wellington, NZ.
4 - Edmund baptised 19th Nov 1857
5 - Kate baptised 18th Oct 1859 married the widower Richard Walsh, Ballygorey (originally from Turkstown) on 21st Feb 1906. They had no children.  Richard had 2 children from a previous marriage to Catherine Dunphy, Ballygorey who he married on 6th Feb 1898. Catherine died 24th Mar 1901 age 34(1867)
a) Statia born 21st Jul 1899 -  moved to USA in 1916
b) Edmund born 29th Nov 1900
6 - Patrick baptised 5th Jul 1861
7 - Margaret baptised 9th May 1853 – married John Phelan, Ballytarsney. No children
8 - Nicholas born 25th Jan 1865 and died 24th May 1935 Carrigeen (No. 232). Married Margaret Walsh (1880-1948), Kilnaspic on 12th Feb 1908 – see below
9 - James born 25th Nov 1866
10 - John born 26th Nov 1866
11 - Johanna baptised 28th Sep 1868 – married Bart Connors from Galway in the US

The children of Nicholas Walsh and Margaret Walsh

1 - Nicholas born 24th Jan 1909 and died 12th Feb 1988
2 - Statia born 19th Apr 1911 and died 5th Jan 1995 – married Edmund Delahunty, Luffany in early 1941.
3 - Margaret born 29th Jun 1914 and died 24th Aug 1973. Married Peter Delahunty in 1944.
4 - Kate born 1918, died age 2

All 4 are buried in Carrigeen (No. 232).

Family 2 - Long Nicks/Long Jacks/Sweens Walsh

John Walsh and Johanna Henebery had the following children

1 - Margaret born 1801 and died 24th May 1891 age 92(1799) - Carrigeen No. 102. Margaret married Edmund Fewer, Aglish on 5th Feb 1826
2 - Edmund baptised 31st Jan 1804 and died 7th Aug 1885. Married Catherine Carrigan, Kilmacow on 1st Mar 1832 and moved to Tinlough
a) Johanna died 9th Sep 1903 age 68 (1835). Married Richard Quinn, Darrigal, Portlaw on 13th Nov 1861. 3 Children
b) Rev. John baptised 15th Jul 1836 and died 15th Feb 1862, age 26(1836)
c) Patrick baptised 8th Aug 1838 and died 20th Aug 1910. Married twice: Catherine Healy, Dungooley on 29th Jan 1880 and Margaret Kinsella, Clogga on 19th Feb 1887. 2 children from 1st marriage.
d) Nicholas born 1841 and died 1928. Married twice: Margaret Barry, Granny on 21th Oct 1873 and Catherine Knox, Tinlough on 16th Feb 1887. 6 children from 1st marriage and 4 from 2nd
e) Anastasia baptised 2nd Feb 1844 and died 22nd Jan 1888 - buried in the Purcell plot in Rathkieran (no. 71) . Married Philip Purcell, Gaulstown on 7th Feb 1872. 7 children
f) Edmund baptised 11th Jun 1846
g) Mary born around 1851. Died 15th Feb 1929. Married James Keefe, Molum on 27th Jun 1878. 14 children.
h) Joseph baptised 12th Jul 1854 and died in 1926. Married Johanna Deady, Tinlough on 6th Sep 1900. One daughter Catherine born 1901
3 - Mary baptised 19th Nov 1806. Probably married James Henebry, Grange on 13th Feb 1833
a) Patrick baptised 4th Apr 1834.
b) John baptised 20th Dec 1835. Married Margaret Walsh “Shean” Grange 15th Feb 1857.
c) Richard baptised 20th Feb 1838. Married Ally Walsh “Shean” Grange 21st Feb 1865. Niece of Margaret above. Her brother in law John was also her uncle in law!
d) Mary baptised 7th Feb 1841
4 - Nicholas baptised 14th Aug 1809. Died Young
5 - Nicholas baptised 30th May 1811 and died 26th May 1877. Married Catherine Rowe, Ballgorey on 2nd Feb 1841. See below.
6 - Anastasia baptised 13th Jul 1813 and died 18th Aug 1897. Married Richard Rowe, Ballgorey on 4th Feb 1841. Richard was a brother of Catherine above.
7 - Richard baptised 18th May 1817 – died young
8 - William baptised 6th Dec 1818
9 - Richard baptised 13th Jan 1822
10 - Johanna baptised 20th Mar 1825 and died 28th Feb 1904 - see Carrigeen No. 238. Married Thomas Walsh “Na Dhoire”, Ballygorey on 5th Feb 1856.

Nicholas Walsh and Catherine Rowe had the following children

1 - Johanna baptised 5th Nov 1841 and died 14th Nov 1922 . Married Edmund Moran, Luffany on 8th Feb 1877. Edmund was died 26th Mar 1919 - see Carrigeen No 29
a) Kate baptised 15th Mar 1878 and died 1st Jun 1956
b) Margaret baptised 14th Jul 1880 and died 20th Mar 1962. Married William Henebery, Luffany on 22nd Jul 1914
2 - Margaret baptised 8th Apr 1843 and died 6th Apr 1925 - See Carrigeen No 122. Married William Quinn, Ballygorey on 1st Feb 1883.
a) One son Richard born 1st Jan 1884 and died Apr 1972
3 - John baptised 28th Dec 1844. Moved to Boston
4 - Edmund born around 1847 and died 8th Aug 1915. Married Margaret Quinn, Ballygorey on 1st Feb 1883. Margaret was a sister or William above and also of Anastasia, the mother of Richard “Drug” Walsh. See below
5 - May baptised 17th Jan 1849
6 - William baptised 11th Feb 1853 and died 31st May 1941 - see Carrigeen No. 271
7 - Mary baptised 11th Feb 1853
8 - Richard baptised 1st Jun 1855 and died 12th Jun 1936 in Adelaide, South Australia. Member of the Police.
9 - Anne baptised 9th Jun 1857
10 - Patrick baptised 24th Apr 1859 and died 16th Apr 1936  - see Carrigeen No. 271
11 - Nicholas baptised 19th Mar 1861. Moved to Boston.

The children of Edmund Walsh and Margaret Quinn

1 - Nicholas born 27th Feb 1884 and died 13th Mar 1929 - see Carrigeen No. 271. Married Norah O’Keeffe, Glengrant on 30th Apr 1913. 13 Children
2 - John born 14th Mar 1886. Immigrated to Australia
3 - Richard born 25th Mar 1887. Immigrated to Australia