Patrick MADDEN and Sophia Unknown
County Tipperary, Ireland to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Taylor Kennedy sent this photo. This couple may have been the oldest people to pioneer in the Ottawa, Canada area!

Names on the bottom stone: Patrick Hayes and Mary Kennedy
See also John MADDEN

September 15, 2002:

I saw the picture of the gravestone of Patrick Madden and Sophia on your 
web page. I was wondering if you could tell me what cemetery it is in.  

Also do you have any more information about Patrick & Sophia (other than 
what is on the website)? According to my research, they are my 6 X great 
grandparents.  Since I am now living in Ireland (I'm Canadian), I am 
planning to see if I can find anything further back along this line.

Thanks for any help you can give me (and thanks for your website).


J. Christopher Beck                  
Cork Constraint Computation Centre   
University College Cork    
Cork, IRELAND              

September 15, 2002: (Reply to Chris from Taylor Kennedy)

Hi Chris
The tombstone is located in St. Patricks Church Cemetery in Fallowfield, 
Nepean Township, County of Carleton, Province of Ontario and in Canada. This 
is all what I have on him.
Take care

Descendants of Patrick Madden

Generation No. 1

1.  Patrick Madden was born Abt. 1737 in Tipperary, Ireland, and died 1840 
in Nepean, Ontario.  He married Sophia ??.

Child of Patrick Madden and Sophia ?? is:
+ 2 i. James Madden, born Abt. 1776 in Ireland.

Generation No. 2

2.  James2 Madden (Patrick1) was born Abt. 1776 in Ireland.  He married 
Judy ??.

Children of James Madden and Judy ?? are:
+ 3 i. Ambrose Madden, born Abt. 1807 in Tipperary, Ireland; died October 
17, 1878 in Nepean, Ontario.
+ 4 ii. William Madden, born Abt. 1819.
5 iii. John Madden, born Abt. 1807.

Generation No. 3

3.  Ambrose Madden (James2, Patrick1) was born Abt. 1807 in Tipperary, 
Ireland, and died October 17, 1878 in Nepean, Ontario.  He married Mary 
Carleon Abt. 1845.

Children of Ambrose Madden and Mary Carleon are:
6 i. Judith4 Madden, born July 05, 1838.
7 ii. James Madden, born Abt. 1841.
8 iii. Bridgid Madden, born Abt. 1843.
9 iv. Mary Ann Madden, born Abt. 1847.
+ 10 v. Jane Madden, born Abt. 1851.
11 vi. Mary Madden, born May 03, 1854.
12 vii. Patrick Madden, born Abt. 1858; died June 03, 1948 in Nepean, 
Ontario.  He married Ellen Tierney.

4.  William3 Madden (James2, Patrick1) was born Abt. 1819.  He married 
Bridget Catherine Baxter, daughter of Thomas Baxter and Catherine McGovern.

Children of William Madden and Bridget Baxter are:
13 i. Thomas4 Madden, born Abt. 1844.
14 ii. Ann Madden, born Abt. 1842.
15 iii. James Madden, born Abt. 1846.
16 iv. Patrick Madden, born Abt. 1847.
17 v. Catherine Madden, born August 01, 1851.
18 vi. William Madden, born December 02, 1853.
19 vii. Julia Madden, born February 27, 1860.

Generation No. 4

10.  Jane4 Madden (Ambrose3, James2, Patrick1) was born Abt. 1851.  She 
married Edward Monahan April 28, 1880.

Children of Jane Madden and Edward Monahan  / Monaghan are:
20 i. Agnes Mary5 Monahan, born June 18, 1881.
21 ii. Leo James Monahan, born December 15, 1882.
22 iii. Margaret Mary Monahan, born August 16, 1884.
23 iv. Rose Helena Monahan, born September 11, 1886.
24 v. Edward Austin Monahan, born April 22, 1888.
25 vi. Patrick Francis Monahan, born January 27, 1891.

September 17, 2002: from Kathy Adamson: Hi Al, Taylor, Chris: I have lots of research on the Nepean Madden line. I have never found any record on Patrick or Sophia other than that recent headstone at Fallowfield. Chris if you an send me your descendant line I will see if I can tie you into either Ambrose or Williams line. I am missing the linage of John circa 1805-1811 and a Patrick who married Mary O'Meara. This Patrick went to New York, USA, in 1850's. The Nepean Maddens came from County Tipperary. A few years ago my cousin went to Tipperary to research the Maddens. No links were found but at that time the curate at Borrisokane Parish was Father Jim Madden. Kathy Adamson ================ I probably won't have time to get to sending you the line for a couple of weeks (due to some traveling), however I am related via the Ambrose line via Julia Ann Madden (though I note that in some of your web site (e.g., seem seems to be listed as Judith?) and then through her daughter Julia Ann Shea. I also have some side branches (e.g., the Shea line for a couple of generations before Julia Ann Shea). Chris
September 18, 2002: 1881 Census Census Place: Victoria Ward, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375866 NAC C-13230 Dist 105 SubDist B Div 2 Page 31 Family 145 Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace William MADDIN M M 67 Irish Ireland Occ: Farmer Religion: Catholic Catherine MADDIN F M 60 Irish Q Religion: Catholic Thomas MADDIN M 38 Irish O Occ: Laborer Religion: Catholic James MADDIN M 36 Irish O Occ: Laborer Religion: Catholic Patrick MADDIN M W 34 Irish O Occ: Laborer Religion: Catholic Ambrose MADDIN M 23 Irish O Occ: Laborer Religion: Catholic Francis John MADDIN M 18 Irish O Occ: Laborer Religion: Catholic William MADDIN M 25 Irish O Occ: Teamster Religion: Catholic
January 31, 2003: Hello all: My name is Joyce (Reynolds) MAY -- b: Windsor, Ont. d/o Arnott Edwin Reynolds. b: Nov 19, 1893 at Bells Corners, Nepean, Ont. and Grace Arabella Ford b: Jul 14, 1893, Gamaliel, Monroe Co. KY Arnott (Ernie) is s/o Kate Madden b: abt. 1857, Ottawa, Cumberland -- m: Sept 12, 1883, in Nepean, Ont. by Rev. W.J. Mucklestone and witnessed by Samuel Hemphill and Emily Barrett. Kate Madden is d/o Patrick Madden and Mary (unknown) Arnott is s/o James Reynolds. b: abt 1856. Wiltshire, Eng. -- m: Sept 12, 1883, in Nepean, Ont. (coachman) s/o Richard Reynolds and Jemima (unknown) both born in England. The above information is from their marriage record 002162, page 486 (MS932/R42) The following is from the 1881 Canadian Census -- St. George Ward, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario. Richard and Jemima Renolds (Reynolds) both born in England (he was a Miller) children were as follow: James Renolds b: 1857 England Fredrick Renolds b: 1860 England Alfred Renolds b: 1862 England Florance Renolds b: 1863 England Sarah A. Renolds b: 1865 England Clement Renolds b: 1867 England Richard Renolds b: 1869 England Eli Renolds b: 1875 Ontario , Canada Henry Renolds b: 1876 Ontario, Canada I would like to learn the last names of Patrick Madden's wife Mary, and Richard Renold's wife Jemima? (I am assuming this is the correct Richard and Jemima). And where Patrick Madden fits into the Madden clan. I was rooting around recently and found the 'Patrick Madden and Sophia Unknown' site with pictures of their tombstones and it linked me to the whole site. I have previously looked for Maddens and Reynolds but didn't know the Christian names to look for until recently. I would like to find if and how my Maddens are connected to those on the site. I have found your website, both very interesting and helpful, the music a good choice and the maps great. I hope someone will have information regarding the Madden family that will clear up where and if mine fits in. My husband and I also have done work on the MAY clan from the Ottawa Valley. Regards to all, Joyce Victoria, B.C. E-mail: _______________________ Also posted on January 31, 2003: (a reply from Kathy Adamson) Hello Joyce & All: How wonderful I may be able to help you-I have had this Madden Family from Cumberland for about 20 years. About 1997-99 I was in touch with one of their descendants - give me some time to see if I can locate her file. But first:- about that beautiful head stone at St Patrick, Fallowfield. In a letter from Dr Bruce Elliott-I believe his comment was how unusual to see two octogenarians that died in 1840-that the stone was erected 100 years later and probably in hazy memory. That stone was erected by Patrick Madden of Nepean 1858-1948. Research shows the eldest members of that Madden Family were James Madden circa 1775-1860 and his wife Judy ? 1788-1860 listed on 1842 census. In regards to your research the Maddens of Cumberland township-there was a Patrick Madden lived 1st Concession, Lot 1 on assessment rolls 1847. I do not believe they were related to my Great Grandfather John Madden's line but my G grandmother was godmother to one of his children. Patrick Madden b circa 1796 m date unknown Mary McGurn (McGuire) b 1829 died 2-June-1858, age 38 years, bur: St. Felicite, Clarence Creek children: Elisabeth Madden b circa 1849 John Madden b circa 1846 Thomas Madden b circa 1844 (on 1881 census Buckingham, Quebec listed as a miner, wife Margaret) Katherine Madden b circa 1857 Margaret Madden b circa 1853 Mary Madden bapt: 1853 m 1873 St Andrews Presbyterian, Ottawa William Ferguson Although the children were baptized Catholic after their mother died they were raised by neighbors and some took up the Protestant faith. Give me some time and I will get back to you on this. Kathy Adamson

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