Thomas KAVANAGH and Jane McDONNELL
Early settlers in Pontiac County, Quebec, Canada
August 26, 2002:
Thanks to Dillon McGee for the following:
Descendants of Thomas Kavanagh
1 Thomas Kavanagh 1834 - 1902 (buried Vinton, QC), Pontiac County
. +Jane McDonnell
........ 2 Thomas W Kavanagh
............ +Mary Ann McGee 1878 -
........ 2 Mary Ellen Kavanagh
............ +John Doyle
........ *2nd Husband of Mary Ellen Kavanagh:
............ +Samuel James Brown - 1912
........ 2 Catherine Kavanagh
............ +Joseph Jeffrey
........ 2 Elizabeth Ann Kavanagh
............ +Thomas Joseph McManus
........ 2 Maggie Jane Kavanagh
............ +Patrick Bolan 1868 - 1898
........ 2 Theresa Kavanagh
............ +Patrick J Lawn
September 21, 2002:
Noticed the above on Bytown or Bust.
I have six generations from Thomas Kavanagh,
six generations from Timothy Lawn, father of Patrick J,
seven generations from William McColgan,
and six generations from Hugh Lunney
My family is Kavanagh-McColgan. The Kavanaghs are from Vinton & Quyon,
the Lawns Campbell's Bay, McColgans from Quyon - Onslow and the Lunneys from Pakenham.
I'm a bit loath to publish on the net without permission from some of the
individuals concerned although an outline descendants tree doesn't look too bad.
To family members I can provide information in Word/WordPerfect, GEDCOM or PDF.
Thanks for the above and the offer to share with other descendants.
I'm interested in the surname McColgan. There was a John COLGAN in Bytown
in 1829. He came from County Kildare - a parish called "Rathangan" (spelling?).
Do you know if your William McColgan was related to him?
In some of the old church records there appears the name COLLIGAN which may
be the same family. I believe the Colligans may have settled in Nepean.
Note for Search Engine: Possibly related to ML# 119 on the McCabe List
September 23, 2002:
Looked at the website, looks fine. I don't mind name, address and phone number
Colgans and Colligans, nope. The McColgans probably came from Ireland in the
early 1840s. The last birth I have recorded in Ireland is 1839. The family
probably had some money as it would appear the old man set everyone up with
land etc., in the Quyon/Onslow area.
One of the church records, I think it is in the Manotick area, lists the bride
as Susanna Colligan from Huntley. I have a photostat of the entry but have to find
out which church. At least her tombstone has the name right.
Talk to you,
57 Newbury Ave
Ottawa ON K2E 6K7 Canada
613 225 4934
October 11, 2002:
My wife is a Bolan descendant, Patrick Bolan who married Maggie Kavanagh is
my wifes 2nd great uncle.
I have had a lot of trouble location information about this family although
I have found Patricks parents and siblings, but not his children.
I would like to locate their origin and locations in Canada prior to 1871.
Thanks in advance for any details that you have.
also posted on October 11, 2002:
Could you do a couple of lookups from your Huntley births 1837-
Boylen, William 1/28/1843
Boland, Bridget 1/23/1858
Here is what I have (from St. Michael's Church at Corkery):
son of Boylen, James and Lunney, Mary
born on 1/28/1843
Godparents: Lunney, William & Dooley, Mary
daughter of Boland, Thomas and Connors, Mary
born on 1/23/1858
Godparents: Kelly, William & Roche, Sarah
There are also records of some Bolan / Boland folks at Bill Martin's web site
which you can reach from my Brudenell page.
November 28, 2002:
I found an entry for the Kavanagh family that might interest you.
Assumption Parish Book, Maniwaki,Quebec 1843-1875
KAVANAGH, James Patrick (Patrick & Bridgit Killin / Killeen )
Born: Dec. 23,1861, Baptism: Dec. 26, 1861
Married: ??? Killin, sister of the child's mother
Signed: R. Déléage , priest, OMI
also posted on November 28, 2002:
Census Place: Bryson & Upper Litchfield, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada
Source: FHL Film 1375862 NAC C-13226 Dist 98 SubDist K Page 63 Family 240
Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace
Edward KAVANAUGH M M 48 Irish Ireland
Occ: Farmer Religion: Catholic
Catherine KAVANAUGH F M 40 Irish Ireland
Margaret KAVANAUGH F 20 Irish Q
Patrick KAVANAUGH M 19 Irish Q
Occ: Farmer Son Religion: Catholic
Bridget KAVANAUGH F 17 Irish Q
Roseann KAVANAUGH F 14 Irish Q
Francis KAVANAUGH M 13 Irish Q
John KAVANAUGH M 12 Irish Q
Daniel KAVANAUGH M 10 Irish Q
Michael KAVANAUGH M 8 Irish Q
Edward James KAVANAUGH M 6 Irish Q
Thomas Morgan KAVANAUGH M 4 Irish Q
Francis William Charles KAVANAUGH M Irish Q
Born: Jul; 0
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