Thomas CORCORAN and Nora DUFFY
1 Thomas Corcoran 1822 - 1874
.. +Nora Duffy 1833 - 1903
....... 2 Thomas Corcoran 1859 - 1922
....... 2 James Corcoran 1865 - 1941
....... 2 Maggie Corcoran 1872 - 1897
April 9, 2015:
Thomas Corcoran was one of the main players in the early commercial businesses in Bytown. He was involved
in merchandizing and lumbering. On Feb 1st 1835 he married Mary Hickey at Notre Dame Cathedral.
More to say about this man's interesting career will be forthcoming.
May 17, 2002:
Here are the three Corcoran births registered at St. Michael's at Corkery:
Corcoran, Martin son of Corcoran, Michael and Nolan, Mary born 9/1/1844
Godparents: Kelly, Jeremiah & Bryan, Ellen (probably O'Brien)
Corcoran, Mary Corcoran, daughter of Michael and Nolan, born 4/7/1850
Godparents: Curtin, Lawrence & Browne, Mary
Corcoran, Michael son of Corcoran, Michael and Nolan, Mary born 8/17/1848
Godparents: Fahaly / Feehely, John and Kelly, Mary
These folks may be related to the Corcorans at South Gloucester.
June 15, 2002:
Keith Corcoran is also researching the Corcoran surname in the Ottawa area.
Here's the 1881 census information for a Corcoran family in the Ottawa area.
Interesting - Richard Corcoran was born in 1835 in the Hudson Bay area
(then part of the North West Territories!). Was his dad involved in the
fur trade? Richard's wife was a French Canadian and one daughter was born in
the United States, USA.
Census Place: Wellington Ward, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada
Source: FHL Film 1375865 NAC C-13229 Dist 105 SubDist A Div 1 Page 11 Family 55
Richard CORCORAN M M 46 Irish Hudson Bay,
Occ: Lumberman Religion: Catholic
Caroline CORCORAN F M 32 French Quebec
Charlotte CORCORAN F 17 Irish Quebec
Blanche CORCORAN F 9 Irish USA
Here's another Corcoran family in 1881: (maybe brother and sister?)
Census Place: St George's Ward, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada
Source: FHL Film 1375866 NAC C-13230 Dist 105 SubDist C Div 1 Page 44 Family 195
Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace
Elizabeth CORCORAN F 40 Irish O
John CORCORAN M 29 Irish O
Some of the Corcorans came from County Carlow ... Al
August 3, 2002:
In 1835, the Shiners elected David Scanlon, Thomas Corcoran, William Graham and
George Stanley as directors of the agricultural society.
Note: This was the meeting which was packed with members of the Shiner gang.
Source: Dark Druidical Groves, by Michael Cross.
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