Parents: Patrick b. 1770s m. Catherine Kelly. Patrick Durneen listed in Edergole 1830 Tithe Applotment book leasing land. Known children:
1. Philip, bachelor, 1798-1889, farmer in Edergole. 2. John b.1805 m. Mary Martin 1809-1882. Moved to Lanarkshire, Scotland. Have descendants. 3. Catherine, spinster, 1806-1876, lived with Thomas. 4. Mary 1821-1888 m. James Tully 1821-1889 in 1853 in Parish of Ematris. James's parents John and Mary (McIntyre). Have descendants. 5. Thomas 1822-1914 m. Anne McPhilips b. 1851c in St Mary's Coravaccan. Thomas was a farmer in Edergole. Anne's father was Edward, also a farmer, from Kilnaharvey (?). Had at least one son, Patrick, b. 1886c.
The surname Durnan/Durnin is fairly rare in Co Monaghan. Does anyone recogsine this family. Many thanks.