Am researching Cormican Family in the Glenavy,Armagh, and Belfast, Ireland area. There is a Robert in the Family of a William Cormican and Elizabeth Close.
Does anyone know more about this Robert Cormican?
Below are 2 marriage records, one from Ireland for the marriage of Robert (James)Cormican and Ellen Conley,(my gr. gr.gr.grandparents) and from Canada for the marriage of their son James Cormican to Catherine Maria Quinlan.(my gr. gr. grandparents)
James Cormican, ,migrated to Canada from Ireland.
He married Catherine and they had 6 children: Joseph E. bonr June 1878,Mary E. born July 1884, and James F. born Sept 1887 born in Canada, then they moved to St Paul,Mn and had Catherine G. born Oct 16,1889,Rose L born Sept 1892, and Robert Sidney born 1896. James became an attorney in St. Paul, Mn.
1877 WENTWORTH CANADA MARRIAGE RECORDS
12017-77 James CORMICAN, 23, carpenter, Armagh Ireland, Dundas, s/o Robert & Ellen, married Catherine Maria QUINLAN, 23, Beverly, same, d/o Edward & Mary, witn: Patrick SMITH of Dundas & Catherine CONLEY, 9 May 1877 at St. Augustines, Dundas (Rom Cath)
From: "Pearse Lawlor" , IRELAND- 3 NOV 2005
GLENAVY IRELAND CHURCH RECORDS-1854
Church records for Glenavy, County Antrim, Ireland show Robert Cormican marrying Ellen on Feb 14, 1854.
excerpts from James Cormican's memorial:
State of Minnesota,District Court, County of Ramsey,Second Judicial District
SPECIAL MEMORIAL TERM FOR DECEASED MEMBERS OF THE BAR
SATURDAY, MARCH 26,1932
TO THE HONORABLE DISTRICT COURT OF RAMSEY COUNTY,MINNESOTA
MAY IT PLEASE THE COURT:
The undersigned committee,of the bar of this county,
respectfully presents the following memorial dedicated to the memory of JAMES CORMICAN.a respected member of the bar, of the city of St.Paul,died May 28,1931,at his home in this city.
Mr.Cormican was born in Belfast, Ireland, October 30th, 1855. His father's name was James Cormican; and his mother was Ellen Conley. He was educated in the National Schools of that city,and at the age of 18 years he graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.When 20 years old he came to Dundas, Ontario,Canada, where he remained about
3 years and, while living there, on May 9th, 1877, he married Catherine Maria Quinlan. He moved from Dundas to Winnipeg where he bought a farm (which is now in the heart of the city of Winnipeg) and, while operating the farm, took up the study of law in that city.
Being dissatisfied with farming life, and having acquired some knowledge of the law, he sold the farm and moved to St. Paul, Minnesota,in 1888.
He finished his law course in the office of Hon. Richard A. Walsh, one of the sitting Judges of this court at this time, and was admitted to the bar of this state in 1901.
He then entered into partnership with Francis B.Clarke, until Mr. Clarke moved to Asteria, Oregon, after which Mr. Cormican continued general practice of law in this city until he died.
Mr and Mrs. Cormican had six children, Joseph, Mary, Catherine,Rose,Sidney, and James F., all of whom survive except Sidney. Sidney served in the Army during the World War.his widow now resides in the family homestead on Snelling Avenue.
Mr Cormican was a lawyer of the old school, proud of his profession,dignified in his bearing and style of dress, of a kindly disposition,affable and sympathetic and always ready to lend a helping hand to the poor and unfortunate, In religion he was a Roman Catholic.
The above memorial respectfully submitted by a Ramsey County Bar Association Committee:P.D.Seannell,Chairman, T.A. Alexander, Thomas W Mc Meekin, and John P.Kennedy.
Want possible church records,Belfast National School records,or Census records to identify the siblings of James, who were the children of Robert (aka James) Cormican
and Ellen (Nee Conley) Cormican.