Michael DALEY and Elizabeth McGUIRE
King's County, now County Offaly, Ireland to Osgoode Township

Painting by Ruth McMillan in 1976
Shows the Head of the Rideau Canal Locks in Ottawa, Canada in 1893

March 1, 2005:

Thanks to Michael Daley for the following:

Michael Daley, his wife Elizabeth McGuire with two sons, Thomas and John, native of 
Kings County Ireland, immigrated to Lower Canada in 1826. Two sons, James and Patrick 
were born in Quebec -- (note: see new find posted on this page dated September 7, August, 2015), 
daughter Mary whose baptism is recorded in the register of Notre 
Dame Cathedral, reads Mary Daley daughter of Michael Daley and Elizabeth McGuire of 
Osgoode Township dated Oct 5th, 1833, sponsors were James and Mary Darcy, signed J. Cullen, P.
Son Michael, born 1836 in Osgoode,also from Notre Dame records  states Michael Daley of 
Osgoode died January 1st, 1841 age 45 years. He was buried in the Catholic cemetery in 
Osgoode, at Metcalfe Corners (St. Catherine's Cemetery). The 1842 census of Osgoode  states widow Daley and 4 boys 
living in the Township, Lot 14, Con. 3.

The family of Michael Daley and Elizabeth McGuire 

Thomas , married Mary McGee, 
daughter of Patrick McGee and Mary Hughes from County Armagh, August 30, 1850
in Saint Mary's Church, (now called Our Lady of the Visitation), South Gloucester, 
John Daley married Kate McCooey, James remained single. Mary married Michael Patrick Early, 
living in Minneapolis  Minnesota, USA, at the time of writing of John Daley's Will , 
Dated , Feb, the 11th 1898, also her brother Patrick of the same place.                              
Thomas Daley purchased part of Lot 12, Con. 4 in 1850 With his wife Mary McGee. 
They  raised a family of six girls and four boys.

March 18, 2012:
Thanks to Karen Bingham, descendant of Samuel Bingham, for this photograph.
Thomas Daley picture

Michael Thomas Daley married Katherine Keough, daughter of Thomas Keough and Elizabeth 
Shanahan, on January 8, 1878. They raised a family of 3 boys and 4 girls and lived 
together for 69 years.                                                                                                                                        
Thomas Patrick married Mary Ida Leahy, daughter of Maurice Leahy and Margaret Jane 
Herbert, on April 23, 1918. They had 7 children. Mary Ida died in child birth GOOD 
FRIDAY AT 3 P.M.  April 3, 1931 at the age of 39 years.                                                                                    
Elizabeth married Oliver Cleland, son of Hugh Cleland and Mary Ann Kenny, on September 
18, 1906. They had 4 children.
James married Mary Elizabeth Herbert, daughter of James Herbert and Elizabeth Nash, 
on June 21, 1904. They had 3 children.
Mary married Jack Brophy, son of Michael Brophy and Mary Fermoyle of Nepean, 
on September 28, 1909. They had six children. The Fermoyle family farmed in Nepean Township.

Louise married Ambrose Brophy, son of Joseph Brophy and Bridjet Madden, on June 9, 
1903. They had 12 children and farmed in Nepean.
Francis Augustine married Margarite Ousler, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. They had 3 children.
Theresa Florence married William Gillissie, son of William Gillissie and Ann Hurley, 
of  Metcalfe, Ontario,   in St. Mary Magdalene Church, Pittsburgh, PA.   [no children ].

Patrick Daley married Bridget Rodgers of Ottawa on August 5, 1885 in Holy Rosary 
Church in Minneapolis, Pennsylvania and had 4 boys and 1 girl. Bridget, Patrick's 
wife, died on April 20, 1894 ,Patrick came back to Osgoode and married Mary Keough, 
sister of Katherine, above.

James Daley married Agnes Grant on October 22, 1890 in St. Catherine's Church, 
Metcalfe, daughter of James Grant and Elizabeth McNally. They resided at N ½ Lot 
12/4 and raised 4 boys and 7 girls. 

Alonzo Thomas married Mary Eleanor McKernan, daughter of Charles McKernan 
and Mary Ann Moore of Eganville, Renfrew County. They had 7 boys and 3 girls.

Gertrude Mary Elizabeth (Sister of the Immaculate Conception)
Teresa Margaret married Charles McGuire, son of Patrick McGuire and Margaret Rushleau. 5 children                         
Charles James - unmarried
Bertha Agnes - unmarried
Zita Lorretta (Sister Saint Agnes)
Michael Francis received his education at Osgoode's  Herbert's school, Ironsides, 
Quebec, Kitchener, Ottawa University and St. Augustine's Seminary in Toronto. 
Ordained to the priesthood at St. Mary's Church, South Gloucester, May 17, 1932 
by Bishop William Forbes. Parish priest at Gavan, Saskatchewan for 4 years. Chancellor 
to Bishop Monaghan at Regina. He was an Army chaplain with the rank of Major in WWII. 
At the time of his death on May 25, 1959, he had just completed the task of building 
the New Canadian Martyrs Church in North Regina.
           Aldred   Patrick born June 12 1906 Ordained to the Priesthood in the 
           Ottawa Dioceses, deceased in 1938 
Madonna Alice married Raymond Leahy, son of Maurice Leahy and Margaret Jane Herbert 5 children.
Anne May - unmarried
Evelyn Leona - died as an infant
Agnes, James' wife died January 1st, 1933.

Mary Daley married Phillip McEvoy, son of John McEvoy and Anastasia Powers, on 
October 24, 1883. They had 10 children.						
John Daley - unmarried.
Elizabeth Daley married James Blanchfield, son of John Blanchfield and Mary Durning, 
on January 25, 1893.

Teresa Daley married Jack Kelly, son of Patrick Kelly and Catherine McEvoy, on March 4, 
1886 in South Gloucester. Contributed to the Kelly poplation explosion on the river road in  
[Osgoode] Township
Annie Daley married Thomas Grant, son of James Grant and Elizabeth McNally of Metcalfe, on June 4, 1889. They operated a general store for many years in Enniskerry. 11 children , Mary ,the first child ,died in infancy, Mayme , Sister Flora of St. Joseph's Peterborough-A Teacher, Laura , Sister Marion, also of St. Joseph's Harry died an infant ,Mabel, A nurse died in 1921 flu epidemic Vincent ,unm died in the flu epidemunm Anthony ,unm, ic 1920-21, Irene, Sister Anna Clare, of Peterborough, Gertrude , Ethel May married Arthur Anderson, son of Mr ,and Mrs Ed Anderson 3 sons, Flora died in her infancy Terence married Mary Shields, daughter of Patrick Shields and Mary McEvoy, on October 18, 1898. 5 children William married Catherine Marjorie Clancy Mary married Walter Egan, Dennis Leo and Joseph unmarried Margaret Agnes married James Fagan, (Fagan), son of Christopher Fagan and Margaret Nash. One daughter , deceased as infant Gertrude married into the William Cleland family,, of West Osgoode, native's of County Down, Ireland , August 15th 1900 Gertrude Daley married Hugh Cleland in Saint Mary church south Gloucester, son of Hugh Cleland and Mary Ann Kenny 8 children, Mary , Sister Anseln ST, Joseph's Convent Pembroke, Harold, married Phyllis McEvoy daughter of Richard McEvoy and Elizabeth Sheerin / Shearon 2 children, Kay married Lawrence Millar 2 children, Freda , Sister Loretta, Gertrude ,unm, Lorretta married Patrick Collins , Irene Cleland unm Walter , married Patricia O'Rourke daughter of John O'Rourke and Elizabeth Cole, 2 boys . Any info, would appreciated on, Mary Daley, [above] wife of Michael Patrick Early, living in Minneapolis Minnesota, and her brother Patrick ,of the same place, at the time of the writing of their brother John Daley's will, dated Feb , 11th 1898, in Osgoode, Ontario. ... Michael Daley, e-mail: mbdaley@xplornet.ca
June 13, 2015: Congratulations to Michael and Betty Daley who celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary on June 3, 2015.
Good Morning Al ,Grace, and Mary In reviewing ,Aug 1st 2015 Daley family, Oct 24 ,2009 our son Sean put in a request for info on, Daley and McGuire Families of Kings County, Ireland on "Family History and Genealogy message Board". an answer appeared on the board, Dated Oct 24 ,2009 . It reads "A James Daly, son of Michael Daley and Elizabeth McGuire was Baptized in September 1821 in R. C. Parish of Tullamore County Offaly [Kings Co.] for the date I could not read the microfilm . A John Daly and Biddy / Bridget Grady were the sponsors, there is no record of there marriage or any other children 's baptism but there are more records missing than exists. This was signed by a John McGuire , of County Offaly Ireland Thank To Ron Hurley ,searching his family , French Catholic Vital Record for Ontario and Quebec we can now confirm that John and Patrick were born in Quebec. John Baptized 1823 Patrick in 1828 In Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal . We knew the census record always read ,2 Thomas,James ,born Ireland ,2 ,John and Patrick born,[ Baptized ] in Quebec , but we did not know where. we now know Michael and Elizabeth were possible on this property, Lot 14 , concession as early 1830 - 31 but did not buy till 1850, ... Michael Daley
September 23, 2016:
The family and friends of Michael Daley will be celebrating Mike's 90th birthday on Sunday. Michael Daley -- 90th Birthday Celebration
... Al
One of the finest ladies has passed away: Deepest sympathies to Michael and family. Source: Ottawa Citizen, February 17, 2017: DALEY, Beatrice 'Betty' (Thompson) Peacefully surrounded by family at the Osgoode Care Center on Thursday February 16, 2017, Betty Daley (Thompson) at the age of 86. Beloved wife for 66 years of Michael Daley. Cherished mother of Marie Petersen, Michael, Barbara (John Carmichael), Barry (Paul Legault), Dennis, Lynn (Anne), Marc, Mary Lou Quenneville, Teresa Jane (Ken Snider) and Sean (Sharalyn). Loving and devoted grandmother of 21 and great-grandmother of 6. Sister to Aletha (late Keith Beetham, late Albert Carroll), Leonard (late Madeline), Gerald (Muriel), Bob (Margaret), Delbert (Patricia) and the late Gilbert (late Eleanor), Vincent (late Viola), Bonnie (late Eric Moore), Peggy (Bill Brady), Clayton, Ken (Teresa), Edward and Donald (late Barbara). Always remembered by many nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Daley Family Funeral Home, (6971 Bank Street between Scrivens Drive and Metcalfe Corner) from 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. on Monday. Funeral Tuesday to St. John the Evangelist Church, 2546 Stagecoach Rd. Enniskerry for Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the Osgoode Care Centre, 7650 Snake Island Rd. Metcalfe, ON K0A 2P0 would be appreciated.
April 11, 2020: This photo was sent to Michael Daley and Bytown or Bust by Norma Paige in April of 2020. Picture from Norma:
Mr. & Mrs. Maurice Leahy
New April 22, 2020: Gaelic family name, O"Laochdha Anglicized into Leahy Maurice Leahy Born March 18 1861 the year of the black fever, the 8th child of Timothy Leahy, B.1820 of County Limerick, Ireland, and Mary Downs B 1826, of County Down Ireland, their Marriage certficate reads,Dated 1844 signed by Father Fitzgibbons Limerick,Ireland. Margaret Jane Herbert. Born ,daughter of James Herbert and Elizabeth Nash, { daughter of Patrick Nash & Margaret Blanchfield grand daughter of Patrick & Elizabeth Herbert from County Sligo My Grand Prents , Margaret Jane Herbert and Maurice Leahy were were married Octber 21 1890. For more on Leahy ,see volume 12 and 13 Pionneer Families of Osgoode Township. ... Michael Daley
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