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Offline Anna-Marie Gomme

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sheehan family
« on: Monday 07 January 19 19:34 GMT (UK) »
iam looking for this family they lived in grenagh  or close too  kste sheehsn had 4 daughters and brothers one of her brother took my mum in as a orphan at birth until 1944 kate died in 1942 and her daughter whom we meet in grenagh 30 years ago  her married name was mrs carey my mum real name was mary pyle but the sheehan called her josrphine sheehan which wasnt her real name they may be family out their great great grandchildren who knew the story of the familyv taking in a little girl who was a orphan the sheehans had a lodging house in london until they moved back as kate sheehan husband was poorly they were orginial from grenagh or a village close to this my mum was bapitised in grenagh in 1944 but the witness wasmary sheehan presume the wife of one of the sheehan brothers any information if only small will help thank you

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Re: sheehan family
« Reply #1 on: Monday 07 January 19 19:55 GMT (UK) »
Welcome to the Rootschat forum
Is this Kate Sheehan's death registration?

Name -Kate Sheehan
Date of Registration - Sep 1/4 1942
Age at death77 born about 1865
Registration district:    Gort
Vol 4 Page 147
FHL Film number - 101742

Gort is in County Galway but Grenah is in county Cork with a couple of counties between the two

So we now have an approximate birth date for her but of course if Sheehan was her married name we don't know her birth name and her brothers wouldn't be Sheehans. Any male Sheehans would be the brothers of her husband.



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Re: sheehan family
« Reply #2 on: Monday 07 January 19 20:07 GMT (UK) »
There are another two deaths in 1942 for a Kate Sheehan, one in Cork registration district and the other in Macroom in Cork so one of those is possibly the better choice. Do you have her death certificate?

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Re: sheehan family
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 08 January 19 01:47 GMT (UK) »
There is a death of a John Sheehan aged 85 in Garryadeen in 1953 occupation Labourer
https://civilrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/images/deaths_returns/deaths_1953/04465/4170065.pdf
It's quite possible there was more than one John Sheehan in the area.