Patrick DURNING and Julia GALLAGHER
County Donegal, Ireland to Ottawa, Canada, 1820's
ML# 529 on the McCabe List
Painting by Ruth McMillan in 1976
Shows the Head of the Rideau Canal Locks in Ottawa, Canada in 1893
July 30, 2016:
Here is the signature of Patrick Durning from the February 1829 McCabe List. Also shown in his County of Origin,
Townland and Parish of origin in County Donegal, Ireland: Patrick was likely a construction worker on the Rideau Canal
up until 1832 when he moved inland to Gloucester Township.
Source: ancestry.ca, URL is http://interactive.ancestry.ca/3709/41411_307311-00703?pid=3077&backurl=http://search.ancestry.ca//cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26_phsrc%3DYNp8%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26db%3DCAEmmigrationCorrespondence%26gss%3Dangs-d%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26msT%3D1%26gskw%3DMcCabe%2BList%26msrdy%3D1829%26MSAV%3D0%26uidh%3D000%26pcat%3D40%26fh%3D213%26h%3D3077%26fsk%3DBEIeEuMIgAAOfQAAFiA-61-%26ml_rpos%3D214%26requr%3D11540491241816064%26ur%3D16777216&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=YNp8&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=41411_307311-00713
Tombstone Inscription, Our Lady of the Visitation RC Church, South Gloucester:
Patrick Durning died Oct 1st 1883 aged 90 years
Julia Gallaher died June 18, 1886 aged 74 years, wife of the above
Native of County Donegal, Ireland
May their souls rest in peace, Amen.
Susan Durning died Nov 12, 1895 aged 60 yrs. May her soul rest in peace.
Julia O'Brien died Dec 1, 1915 aged 62 years
Susan O'Brien 1863-1939
James Durning died July 20, 1898 aged 63 years
May his soul rest in peace.
Hannah Durning died Sept 3 1916 aged 83 yrs.
(On the February 1829 McCabe List, Patrick is one of the labourers who was able to sign his name)
Here are two records from Notre Dame Cathedral:
13 Dec 1831
Baptism of Anna, 1 mo. old, daughter to Patrick Durning and Julia Gallagher from Gloucester Township
Godparents: Michael Skeffington and Mary Ann Murphy
9 Dec 1833
Gloucester Baptism of Hanna, daughter of Patrick Durning (ML# 529) and Julia Gallagher
(County Donegal, buried South Gloucester, #129)
God Parents: Terence McGee & Mary Hughes
(both from County Armagh, Ireland)
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