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FRONTENAC COUNTY (Kingston)
1. JOHN BLANEY, born in Ireland ca. 1826/7.
John Blaney married by 1855 ANN HOULIHAN, born in Ireland 6 May 1822, daughter of John Houlahan and "not known."[ ](The 1901 census reports Ann Blaney was born 20 May 1835[ ] and the 1911 census says May 1826.[ ])Ann (Houlahan) Blaney died in Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, 21 October z1925, aged 103.Agnes Haines, granddaughter, 138 Bagot St., was the informant on Ann Blaney's death record.[ ]Ann Blaney is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Kingston.
Ann Blaney had lived in Kingston for 37 years and in the Province of Ontario for 83 years at her death.[ ]In 1881, John Blaney, 54, farmer, and his wife Ann, 54, lived in Pittsburg, Frontenac Co., Ontario, with their children James, 25; William, 24; Mary, 20; John, 17; and Cathrine, 13.[ ]In 1901, widow Ann Blaney, 66, lived at 18 Steven St., Kingston with her daughter Catherine Cochrane and three grandchildren.[ ]Last of 138 Bagot St., Kingston, Ann Blaney was a retired housekeeper.
Children (BLANEY) of John1 Blaney and Ann Houlihan:
2. i.JAMES, b. in Frontenac Co., Ont. ca. 1855/6.
James Blaney, 31, of Kingston Mills, farmer, m. in St. Mary's Cathedral, Kingston, 22 Feb 1887 ANNE BRADDON, 28, b. in Frontenac Co. ca. 1858/9, daughter of Edward Braddow and Anne McDonald.[ ]The wedding was witnessed by Francis Bradden of Kingston Mills and Elizabeth Ward of Lindsay; the bride and groom were Roman Catholic.
3. ii.WILLIAM, b. in Toronto, York Co., Ont. ca. 1856/7.William Blaney, 41, d. in Kingston 26 Sept 1895.[ ]
William Blaney, 24, laborour, m. in Kingston 26 April 1881 ELIZABETH ROTHWELL, 21, b. in Naponee, Ont. ca. 1859/60, daughter of James Rothwell and Mary Fitzpatrick.[ ]The wedding was witnessed by Henry Harrison of Kingston and Margaret Kirbiry [no residence noted];[ ] the bride and groom were Roman Catholic.
+4. iii.MARY ANN, b. in Pittsburg, Frontenac Co., Ont. ca. 1859/60; m. in St. Mary's Cathedral, Kingston, 12 June 1882 MICHAEL DELANEY.
5. iv.JOHN, b. in Ontario ca. 1863/4.
+6. v.CATHERINE, b. in Pittsburg 3 May 1867; m. in Pittsburg 26 Oct 1885 DANIEL COCHRANE.
4. MARY ANN2 BLANEY (John1 Blaney), born in Pittsburg, Frontenac Co., Ontario ca. 1859/60.
Mary Ann Blaney, 22, married in St. Mary's Cathedral, Kingston, 12 June 1882 MICHAEL DELANEY, 26, baptised in Kempton, Ontario ca. 1855/6. son of Patrick Delaney and Mary Ann McCarty.[ ]The wedding was witnessed by James Nolan of Kempton and Ann Blaney of Pittsburgh; the bride and groom were Catholic.
Michael Delaney was a brakeman[ ] or labourer.[ ]
Children (DELANEY) of Michael Delaney and Mary Ann2 Blaney:
i.PATRICK, b. in Ballantyne, Frontenac Co., Ont., 30 March 1884.[ ]
ii.MARY, b. in Ballantyne 30 April 1888.[ ]
iii.FRANCES EVANGELINE, b. in Ballantyne 17 April 1892.[ ]
6. CATHERINE2 BLANEY (John1 Blaney), born in Pittsburg, Frontenac Co., Ontario, 3 May 1867.
Catherine Blaney, 19, married in Pittsburg 26 October 1885 DANIEL COCHRANE, 27, telegraph operator, born in Pittsburg ca. 1857/8, died before 1901, son of John Cochrane and Jane (---).[ ]The wedding was witnessed by Mrs. J.H. [?Minino] of Kingston; the bride was Roman Catholic and the groom Presbyterian.
Catherine Blaney married second between 1901 and 1902 GORDON HAINES, born in Ontario in July 1884.[
In 1901, widow Catherine Cochrane, 35, cotton mill worker, lived at 18 Steven St., Kingston with her sons John (14), cotton mill, and James (13), cigar factory, daughter Gertrude (7), and mother Ann, 66.In June 1911, Gordon Haines, 27, labourer at a dry dock, and his wife Katherine, 43, lived at 34 Dufferin St., Kingston with his widowed mother-in-law, Annie Blaney, 83, and children: Gertrude (19), cotton mill weaver, Agnes (6) and Mary (3).
Children (COCHRANE) of Daniel Cochrane and Catherine2 Blaney:
7.i.JOHN3, b. in Ontario 9 May 1887.
8.ii.JAMES, b. in Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ont., 24 March 1888.
9.iii.GERTRUDE, b. in Ontario 28 May 1894.
Children (HAINES) of Gordon Haines and Catherine Blaney:
i.MARY AGNES ADELAINE, b. in Kingston 15 Oct 1902.
ii.AGNES LUCY KATHLEEN, b. in Kingston 23 April 1906.[ ]
iii.MARY NORMA, b. in Kingston 22 April 1909.[ ]
1. JOHN1 BLANEY, born in Jones Falls, Ontario;[ ] of 335 Rodean St., Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario in September 1930[ ] and May 1932.[ ]
John Blaney married by 1887 ELLEN "NELLIE" TALLON, born in Balantine, Pittsburg, Frontenac Co., Ontario, 23 December 1868, died in Kingston 25 May 1932, aged 64, daughter of John Tallon and Esther Hanlon.[ ]Ellen Blaney is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Kingston.
John Blaney was a fireman on the Grant Trunk Railroad in 1889;[ ] a foreman on the same railroad in 1891,[ ] and a section foreman in 1892.[ ]In 1899, the family lived in Thimpton Depot.
Children (BLANEY) of John1 Blaney and Nellie Tallon:
2. i.MINNIE2, b. in Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ont., 23 Jan 1887.[ ]
Dora Agatha Blaney, 23, nurse, daughter of John Blaney and Ellon Tallon, m. in Kingston 27 Feb 1911 VINCENT JOSEPH SULLIVAN, 23, mechanic of Winnipeg, Manitoba, son of Michael Edward Sullivan and Mary McDonald.[ ]The affidavit, required before the marriage license is issued, and signed by Dora Blaney, reports she was aged 23.The minister's declaration calls her Dorothy Agatha Blaney and says she was aged 21.
+3. ii.JOHN PETER JR., b. in Kingston 14 Jan 1889; d. there 29 Sept 1930; m. in Kingston 10 Jan 1916 EDITH ANN CUNNINGHAM.
4. iii.LILLIE MAY, b. in Kingston 17 Oct 1891. 5. iv.DANIEL, b. in Kingston 11 March 1892.[ ]
6. v.WILLIAM ALLAN, b. in Kingston 3 July 1896.
William Allan Blaney, 22, hydro engineer of Napanee, m. in Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, 2 July 1917, IRENE NOONAN of Perth,[ ] born in Lanark 10 Aug 1894, daughter of Thomas Noonan and Mary Ellen Manion.[ ]The marriage was witnessed by Vera Noonan and Mrs. Thomas Taulty.The bride and groom were Roman Catholic.[ ]
William Ambrose Blaney, 21y.6m., tanner, signed attestation papers for the Canadian Expeditionary Forces in Perth, Lanark Co., Ont., 22 Jan 1916, and was then described as five feet ten, 140 lb., with a fair complexion, blue eyes and fair hair; his next-of-kin was his father, John Blaney of Shannonville, Ont.He served with the 42nd Regiment, 130th Battalion and was Roman Catholic.[ ]
7. vi.ELSIE RAYE, b. in Kingston, 31 Aug 1899.[ ]Elsie Raye Blaney, 24, m. in Kingston, 28 July 1924 ROY JOSEPH LAWLESS, 23, tool maker, b. in Kingston, 30 April 1901, son of Patrick John Lawless and Catherine Tuttle.[ ]
8. vii.ESTHER, b. in Port Hope, Durham Co., Ont., 27 July 1901;[ ] d. unmarried in Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ont., 6 Sept 1924, aged 23.[ ]A bookkeeper, last of 5 L. Rideau St., Kingston, she had lived in Kingston for fifteen years at her death.She is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Kingston.Brother John Blaney Jr., Kingston, was the informant on her death record.
3. JOHN PETER2 BLANEY JR. (John1 Blaney), born in Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, 14 January 1889;[ ] died there 29 September 1930.[ ]John Peter Blaney, engine fitter, died of shock and haemorrhage caused by fracture of upper and lower jaws and fracture of skull, caused by an accident - "helping to wheel engine when beam slipped off frame and struck him on the side of the head."[ ]Last of Kingston, he is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery.
John Peter Blaney, 26, farmer, married St. Mary's Cathedral, Kingston, 10 January 1916 EDITH ANN CUNNINGHAM, 17, born in Montreal, Quebec ca. 1898/9, daughter John Joseph Cunningham and Mary Ann HandThe marriage was witnessed by Joseph Halligan and Gertrude Cunningham, both of Kingston.The bride and groom were Catholic.[ ]
John Blaney was of 15 L. Charles St., Kingston in February 1924 when he was the informant on his daughter Doris' death record.
Children (BLANEY) of John Blaney and Edith Cunningham:
9. i.DORIS MARIE3, b. in Kingston, 23 Jan 1924; d. there of premature birth 3 Feb 1924, aged 11 days. Doris Blaney is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Kingston.