James DOYLE and Ellen / Helen KILBY
Ireland to Osgoode Township, Ontario, Canada in the 1800's

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

New April 27, 2011:

Greetings Al!

I recently came across a 2008 post on Bytown or Bust in which you were writing about William Garrett.

What I noticed was your comment:
Now, here's one of great interest to me!
13 Aug 1848
Baptism of Mary, born 16 April of the marriage of James Doyle and Helen Kilby of Osgoode
sponsors: William Garrett & Eliza Doyle (married)

Mary Doyle eventually married Matthew Patrick O'Connor.
Their son, Daniel Patrick (m. Gertrude Pearl Dolan) was my grandfather.

I've been working on both James Doyle and Helen (Ellen) Kilby, and wonder if you have anything on the Kilby 
family ancestors.

Shaun OConnor
Massachusetts, USA

PS I have a great James/Ellen picture; I can email it if you're interested. (see below)

James Doyle and Helen / Ellen Kilby, Osgoode, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
________________________ Hi Al and Shaun: I wonder if he might have been the attached James Doyle? I haven't found that family yet. Fitzwilliam Tenants - Family Group ID: 369 Parish Mullinacuff Year Listed: 1847 Surname Doyle Reference No. 277a Group Members: Thomas 40, Peggy 35, Michael 9, Honoria 7, Catherine 4. His mother Honoria 80; brother James 25. Voyage Townland Ship As spelt in the Emigration Departure Ballinulta Arrival Official Ballynultagh Other Information Holding James to get £3 in lieu of pension. Cabin from Jno. Doyle. Source: Companion CD to the book Surplus People, by Jim Rees ... Anne Burgess (Emigrants from County Wicklow to Eastern Ontario)
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