Helen BYRNES / BURNS and (1) J. BRENNAN and (2) James BARRY
December 1, 2001
Hi Al:

Enjoy your web site very much:

My ggrandmother was Helen Byrnes from Huntley Township. She was
married first time to John or Jim Brennan. They had 1 daughter Helen who was
my grandmother. Her 2nd husband was James Barry. They lived in Onslow Que.

We know very little about her or J. Brennan

She had a sister Mary who was married to Richard Daley / Daly from Chelsea.

Maybe we are same Byrnes.

Any info would be greatly appreciated

Thank You

Ray Daly
December 3, 2001 Hi Ray: Thanks for your e-mail regarding Helen Byrnes. When I began trying to round up all of the Burns in the Ottawa area a few years ago I found a record of the marriage of your Helen Byrnes to James Barry. The marriage is recorded at Notre Dame on Sussex Drive and took place on January 8, 1838. Unfortunately, at the time, I didn't write down the names of their parents. They may have been living at Huntley and went to Bytown for the marriage or the marriage may have been performed in Huntley by a travelling priest from Notre Dame. On November 6, 1837, Helen's sister Mary married your Richard Daley / Daly, also recorded at Notre Dame. In both marriages the spelling of Byrnes is BURNS. I'll check on these folks again next time I'm at the Archives. There are also some records of Dalys at St. Michaels in Huntley - mostly as Godparents etc. For example, this one: Gibbons / Gribbons?, Richard son of Gibbons, Alexander and Daly, Anne was born 9/19/1870 witnesses were Daly, Patrick & Bowes, Teresa ... Al
December 11, 2001 Hello Al: That you so much for your response and it so nice of you put the Post. Hopefully some one will help us out with the Brennans or Barrys. Some of the Brennans moved to Pontiac County. I know of three in Barry family. One son Patrick (Pat) One daughter married to Luke Finnigan lived near Quyon Another daughter married to a Nash. Spelling is confusing as the Headstone for Richard Daley Mary's name is spelt Byrnes. I appreciate your help Ray Daly

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