Looking for relatives or connections to my 2nd Great-grandmother Margaret Flaherty who married 16 Feb. 1821 in Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, John Cormack O'Brien of Shanahill, Keel, Castlemaine, the witnesses at their marriage were Eugene, John and Daniel Flaherty, an Ellen Flaherty was a sponsor for their son Thomas in Nov. 1821 .Margaret Flaherty was born Abt. 1800 in prob.Shanahill Keel, Castlemaine, County Kerry, she lived in Shanahill, Keel, Castlemaine16 Feb. 1821 when married, parents & siblings unknown, lived Shanahill 1821, 1824, 1826, when children baptized Catholic Keel, Castlemaine, Church registers only date to 1804, and died Unknown in Shanahill East, Keel County Kerry, Ireland, unknown if they had other children but they must have had more?She married John Cormack O'Brien 16 February 1821 in Keel, Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland, son of ? O'Brien and ?.He was born Abt. 1800 in probably Shanahill,Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, wit at their mar. in Keel, Castlemaine 16 Feb. 1821 were Eugene Flaherty, John Flaherty& Daniel Flaherty, John's parents names unknown but surname is seen as Cormack & as O'Brien in records, and died Unknown in Shanahill, County Kerry, Ireland, died poss. after 1850, note no O'Brien witness at his mar. 16 Feb.1821 so makes one think his father was deceased?, note the O'Brien surname is seen as Cormack in the early records, making our O'Briens, Cormack O'Briens.
Children of Margaret Flaherty and John O'Brien are:
2 i. Thomas Cormack O'Brien, born 14 November 1821 in Shanahill, Co. Kerry, Ireland, baptized Catholid in Keel sponsors- James Neil & Ellen Flaherty, 15 children, James, Margaret, Thomas, Daniel,Timothy, Honora, Patrick, Mary , Ellen, Johanna,Catherine, Michael, Edmund, Catherine & unknown; died Bet. 1890 - 1901 in Shanahill East, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, witnesses at marriage 4 Feb. 1845 Keel, Castlemaine,Tim Kennedy & Geoffrey Prendergast, son of John Cormack O'Brien & Margaret Flaherty.He married Margaret Prendergast 04 February 1845 in Keel, Castlemaine, County Kerry, Ireland; born 30 April 1825 in Fibough, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, baptized Catholic inKeel, sponsors- Daniel Brosnihin & Mary Flyn, , living in 1901 with son Patrick Palmer Cormack O'Brien & family,prob. daughter of James Prendergast and Honora Kennedy, prob. her brother John bpt 1827 mar. 1859 Annie Prendergast and lived in Shanahill; died Aft. 1901 in ?, County Kerry, Ireland, several of her children had Kennedy Godparents.
3 ii. Timothy Cormick O'Brien, born 10 November 1824 in Shanakeal, baptized Catholic in Keel sponsors- John andAviscia/ Alice Knightly, Does anyone know anything of him or his descendants?; died Unknown in ?, unknown what became of him?may have remained in Keel Parish and cannot be identified at present from the other Tim O'Briens?.
4 iii. Daniel /Donal Cormick O'Brien, born 28 January 1826 in Shanahill,County Kerry, Ireland, Baptized Catholic in Keel, sponsors- Cornels Neil & Catherine Barrett, son of John Cormack O'Brien and Margaret Flaherty, 10 children, John, Thomas, Timothy, Julia, Daniel, James,my grandfather,Mary, Timothy, Andrew,& Honora; died Bet. 1901 - 1911 in Shanahill East,Keel, wit at mar. 9 Feb. 1850John Cormick/O'Brien& William Dowde, buriedin Old Keel Cem.no tombstone, no idea where buried in Old Keel Cem.? note Cormack is another name for O'Brien in this family & both names are found inregisters.He married Honora "Nora" Foley 09 February 1850 in Keel Church; born 25 April 1828 in Shannachaill, , Baptized Catholic in Keel, sponsors- Dermot Foley & Catherine Foley, witnesses at marriage John Cormick / O'Brien and William Dowde/ Dowd, daughter of John Foley and Julia Foley who were 3rd cousins to each other as 4th degree dispensation to marriage., name seen as Foulue in early records; died Bet. 1868 - 1901 in Shanahill East, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, buriedin Old Keel Cem. , no tombstone, no idea where buried in Old Keel Cem.which is currently undergoing a restoration & preservation, Thanks, Mary email@example.com