I am new to this board. My name is Mary Ellen Isennock (nee DONOHUE) from Baltimore,MD,USA. I am researching my immigrant ancester James F. DONOHUE (b.12 Sep 1855 Wexford,IRE;d.Nov 1916 Baltimore,MD,USA). Here is what I know of his Irish beginnings.
Anybody related, researching, or having knowledge of these families, I would like to compare and share notes.
James was baptized at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Wexford,Ireland; sponsors: James SCALLAN and Catherine BOLGER. His father Gerald Frances DONOHUE is buried at Selzcar Abbey, Wexford, Ireland. His mother is Mary STAFFORD.
They had 6 children
Patrick DONOHUE (d.1988),spouse unknown They had 2 children: Maureen DONOHUE (d.1980) m. Bill HENDRICKS and Danny DONOHUE
Anne Elizabeth DONOHUE (b.21 Sep 1851-Wexford, Ireland;d.1879) married Peter REVEL (b.1845;d.03 Jan 1902-Wexford,,Ireland). They had 4 children: Frances m. ?THORTON, Katherine m. ? HANLON, Mary, Gerald Peter (d.Abt 1950) m. Mary DEMSEY (d.15 Nov 1916) Anne is buried with her father at Selzcar Abbey, Wexford, Ireland. Peter is buried at Crosstown Cemetery, Wexford Ireland. Frances came to America with her Uncle James and brought the other 3 REVEL children with her.
Ellen DONOHUE (b.15 Mar 1854;d.Deceased)
James F DONOHUE (b.12 Sep 1855-Wexford,Ireland; d.Nov 1916 -MD,USA) m. Laura V RYAN (b.31 Jul 1856-Balt.,MD,USA;d.01 Dec 1931- Balt.MD,USA) James and Laura had 7 children all born, died and buried in the USA. I have much info on these.