Thomas Patrick WHELAN and Emma SCHOFIELD
also FOURNIER, BEAUREGARD, McLELLAN, McNAB and LABRECQUE
August 20, 2002:
Looking for information on Thomas Patrick Whelan Abt b:1878 in Ottawa Wellington
Ward wherever that was then. He married Emma Schofield b:1879 of St.Georges Ward Ottawa
Dates of their respective births based on the age given in the 1881 census.
After their marriage they lived in the Sandy Hill area and had seven children
that I know of.
Doris Whelan married to Wilfred Marks (oldest child)
Violet Whelan married Bernard Grey or Gray
Viola Whelan married Gerald Caple
Margaret Whelan married Réné Bissonnette
Irene Whelan married Matthew Gorman
Katheline / Catherine Whelan married Henri Lacoste (see posting dated April 11, 2011, below, regarding Catherine)
James Walter Whelan b:1903 Ottawa married Lillian Jessie McLellan b:1903 Ottawa,
they married Feb. 7, 1927 St Joseph Church, Laurier Ave. Ottawa
James was the youngest.
There may have been another son who possibly died
in a seminary !
Any info would be appreciated
August 22, 2002:
Thanks to Taylor Kennedy for the following!
I had some Whelan information in my files, but it did not reflect any names
you are sourcing, HOWEVER, this evening I checked the ancestry.ca message
board for Carleton County, and found this one interesting and wanted to pass
it on to you. It may be a match. Here it is:
Seeking information on my grandfather Thomas Hugh Whelan
When he died article in newspaper Well-Known Athlete, Thomas H. Whelan Dies
- Former lacrosse and football player Thomas Hugh Whelan dies unexpectedly
Saturday morning in a local hospital. He was in his 57th year.
Born in Ottawa, a son of the late Thomas Whelan and the former Mary McGuire,
he was employed as a lithographer for the Mortimer Company for the past 38
years. He was a devout parishioner of St. Brigid's church and was a member
of the Holy Name Society and of the League of the Sacred Heart. He married
in 1923 to the former Annie Brown who survives him.
He leaves besides his widow one son, Thomas Patrick Whelan and one daughter
Miss Nora May Whelan, and one sister Miss May Whelan of Ottawa.
I would be interested in any information on his sporting years as well as
anything on the Mortimer Company.
Sorry, I forgot to get the email address of the researcher, but visit
Ancestry.com, Ontario, Carleton board, and you'll see it.
Good luck and take care
March 24, 2003:
This is updated information on my original query, thanks.
I have additional info on Thomas P Whelan and Emma Schofield.
They were married Aug.12, 1898 St.Joseph, Ottawa, Ont.
Thomas' father and mother were
Michael Whelan and Margaret Loughrin
Emma's parents were
Charles Schofield b: 1851 England
Mary Husband b: 1849 Ireland
They were married about 1872 in Ontario
Children of Thomas and Emma
Doris Whelan married b: abt 1898 married Wilfrid Marks, Ottawa, ON
Violet Cecilia Whelan b: abt 1899 married Bernard Gray St.Joseph, Ottawa,
ON (son of John-Francis & Helen Wilson)
Margaret Whelan b: abt 1900 married Rêné `Curly`Bissonnette, Ottawa, ON
Kathleen Whelan b: abt 1901 married Henri Lacoste, Ottawa, ON
Viola Whelan b: abt 1901 married Gerald Caple, Ottawa, ON
Irene Mary Whelan b: abt 1902 married Matthew `Matty`Gorman, Ottawa, ON
(son of Edward & Hélène Daoust)
Walter James Whelan b: Oct.28, 1903 d: April 23, 1957 Ottawa, ON
Married Feb.7, 1927 Lillian Jesse McLellan b:
April 19, 1903 d: June 5, 1988 Ottawa, ON
Daughter of Archibald William McLellan and Jannet Olson
Any information would be appreciated.
E-mail Dennis at email@example.com
May 11, 2005:
Hello, My name is Pegi and I am the granddaughter of Katherine Whelan-Lacoste (above).
Are you still searching for information on their ancestors?
I am very interested to correspond with others doing geneaological research.
Hi, and thanks for responding so promptly to my email. By all means, go ahead and
publish my letter and email. However, I spelled my grandmother's name wrong!!!
It's "Katheline - NOT Kathrine as I had always known it to be!
April 11, 2011
I would like to let you know that I do not have a site anymore, I
had contacted you in search of info regarding Thos Patrick
Whelan and Emma Schofield quite a while back.
I read a response with someone named Pegi who said he or she
was interested in that Whalen family and her grandmother's name was
Kathleen or Katherine not with a C. Sorry but grandmother's name
was Teresa Catherine Whelan B:1913 BPT certificate D:1991
and I have the complete family lineage starting from Michael Whelan
and Margaret Loughran or Loughrin married 1858 in Stoneham, Québéc.
I can send Pegi the whole family tree copy by Email because I use
Front Page 3 which is HTML and can be viewed via Internet Explorer,
no need for everybody to have Gedcom.
E-mail Dennis Beauregard, Taylor Kennedy, Pegi and Al Lewis
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