I,m seeking information on these relatives,any information about what they worked at,about their families,where they lived,who they married -
My grandfather was Richard Hallinan, and was born in Cordarragh, Westport, Ireland in 1875. He lived in Westport town from 1895 to 1940 approx, he was a butcher, he had 4 chirdren, Patrick, Mary, Bridget & Edward
The connection with the Flynn’s arose when my grandfather Richard Hallinan married Katie Flynn from Kinueary who was born in 1874. On the Flynn side my fathers great Grandparents, were Anthony Flynn who married a Mary Mc Ging, they had three sons and two daughters. They were Stephen Flynn, who was born in 1838 and who married A Bridget Schall who was from Kappagh, near Westport. Bridget Sachill died in 1915 and Stephen Flynn in 1907. Patrick Flynn was married to Mary Hefferan from Moneen, Castlebar. Hughie Flynn married Bridget Bourke, Bridget Flynn married Thomas Gibbons from Delvish, Ann Flynn married James Geraghty, from Ayle
This generation, whose five sons and daughters lived through had it tough as did so many others of their generation. They were evicted by the landlord which was the lowest and worst that could happen. Stephen Flynn, was relocated to the house where my father was raised in Kinueary and my mother and sister still live. Pat Flynn and his wife, Mary Heverin who were grandparents of my cousins, Tony, Michael, Patrick, Kathleen, Mollie and Maggie, were relocated to the house and farm in Kinuary where Tony still resides having been evicted by the landlord.
Stephen Flynn and Bridget Sachill had seventeen Children, and they grew up in Kinuary, Killawalla, Westport, Mayo Ireland - they were Ann who married Hefferan from moneen, castlebar, Katie married Richand Hallinan, John was born in 1875 and died in England in 1935, Patrick was born in 1877 and died in 1938, Anthony was born in 1879, Stephen was born in 1880, and died in 1940, Bridget was born in 1882, but died as a baby, so in 1888 another girl born, was named Bridget, she Married John Gavin from Tonelegee, Aughower Westport which brought the Gavin’s into the circle of my family. Mary was born in 1883 and married a Mc Glinchy from Donegal. Martin was born in 1885, but was killed in a car crash in America in 1913. Julie was born in 1886, Nora was born in 1889 and married O Malley who was from Lusburg. Hugh was born in 1891, Agnes was born in 1892, Margaret was born in 1894, and married Mc Dermott from Thomastown near Claremorris. Rosie was born in 1896, she became a nun, Sr. Regis in Texas and Jane born in 1898 became a nun, Sr. Presentation in Texas as well.
Pat Flynn, who was my father’s uncle married Mary Heverin in 1871. They had 5 sons and 1 daughter. John was born in 1872, Anthony and Stephen were born between 1873 and 1879. Bridget was born in 1880, Denis was born in 1883 and Michael was born in 1886.
Bridget Flynn married Martin Walsh from Cultrain, near Westport. They had 3 daughters and two sons. Denis Flynn lived in Westport for a time, but went to Liverpool. He died in England. Michael married Mary Mc Donald and lived in Kinuary. They had six children, Michael and Tony Flynn in Kinuary and Killawalla, Patrick died in England and Maggie, Mollie and Kathleen are in England.
Hughie Flynn who was a son of my father’s great grandparents married Bridget Bourke in 1871 and they had five sons and two daughters. Ann was born in 1879, and Bridget in 1890. Charles was born in 1882, John was born in 1884, Patrich was born in 1887, Anthony was born in 1872 and Stephen in 1875. One called Mary died as a baby.
Ann Flynn married Martin Kenny from Derrywash, Castlebar. They has three daughters and one son. Charles married a woman named Baynes from Ballybourke in America. John died in England. Patrick Married Cathrine Bourke from Bohaun, they had three sons and one daughter. Mary married a Conway in Bohaun, Bridget married a German in America, Anthony Flynn married Ann O Grady, in Kinuary, and Stephen went to England.
Thomas Gibbons from Devlish, Killawalla was married to Bridget Flynn and they has three sons. Michael, he had 4 sons, Jimmy, John, Tony, Eddie and Mary, they had one daughter. John known as Galway, married in Parks, he had sons Tom, Peter, John and Pat and daughter, Julie, Maggie and Mary. Martin married in Creeragh, Ballintubber, he had four sons, Martin, John, Michael and Tom, he had one daughter.
Ann Flynn married James Geraghty, they lived in Kinuary, they had two daughters.