My great-great-grandparents were Francis McPadden and Bridget Darcy.
Francis McPadden is shown in griffith's Valuation (1856-57) as leasing land in Greaghnaglogh, Inishmagrath civil parish, Killargue R.C. parish, County Leitrim, Ireland.
Notice of intention to marry on 5 december 1855 was listed in the Manorhamilton Banns Register.
Francis McPadden died 7 Feb 1910, age 71 years (Note: Francis' age in the census of 1901 is 70.) in Greaghnaglogh.
Children of Francis and Bridget:
Bridget McPadden, abt. 1861,
d. 1934 Edinburgh, Scotland
married Patrick Gaffney, had 2 daughters -
Ellen Gaffney, b. abt 1885, married Edward Darcy, d. 1963
Mary McPadden, b. 25 March 1866, Greaghnaglogh
Myles McPadden, b. 21 November 1868, Greaghnaglogh
Anne McPadden, b. 24 August 1870, Gowlaun
married Bernard Mawn in 1896 Edinburgh.
They had 1 daughter - Mary Ann (b. 1898 in Edinburgh).
Francis McPadden, b. 22 August 1872, Gowlaun
Michael McPadden, b. 25 July 1874, Gowlaun
Bridget McPadden, wife of Francis McPadden, died 5 June 1886, age 52, in Greaghnaglogh.
Michael McPadden, son of Francis and Bridget, married Margaret Cullen on June 17, 1895. Margaret's father was Thomas Cullen, a collier. Michael's residence is given as Gowlaun. Margaret's residence is given as "The Colliery Co. Leitrim." The marriage was witnessed by Francis McGowan and Maggie Gilhooly. For age, both are listed as "Minor."
Children of Michael and Margaret:
Mary McPadden, 16 May 16 1896 Knockateean;
(Michael's residence is Greaghnaglogh in birth record).
Margaret Cullen McPadden died 15 February 1897, age 21 years, at Knockateean. Cause of death was TB.
Michael McPadden married Mary Horan, father Thomas Horan of Tullynasharragh, Killargue, on 30 December 1897. Age of both listed as "Full." Witnesses were John Horan and Catherine Horan.
Children of Michael (my great-grandfather) and Mary:
Martin McPadden, 7 Nov 1898, Greaghnaglogh
Thomas McPadden, 19 May 1900, Greaghnaglogh
John McPadden, 15 Aug, 1901, Greaghnaglogh
Margaret McPadden, 20 Jan 1903, Gowlaun
Bridget McPadden, 26 Nov 1904, Greaghnaglogh
Kate McPadden, 5 April 1906, Greaghnaglogh
Elizabeth McPadden, 26 June 1908, Greaghnaglogh
Theresa McPadden, ?
Mary McPadden died 24 Jan 1940, age 70, in Gortnassila East, Michael McPadden present at death, residence Gortnassilla East.
Death record for Michael was not located.
Martin remained in Ireland, married Mary Ann Heany, and died sometime after my grandfather (who died 1976).
Thomas and John came to New York around 1920. John Horan, brother of Mary Horan McPadden, got my grandfather a job in the subways. Three sisters, Kate, Elizabeth, and Theresa, came over also (I'm not sure when).
Thomas married Bridget McCann (who went by Agnes) in NYC, 1924(?). My grandmother was born in Derryronane, near Swinford, County Mayo in 1904.
John was killed at the site of his construction job in 1927. He was not married.
Catherine married??? O'Donnell. (don't know of children)
Elizabeth married Edward Chambers. (No children)
Teresa married Theodore Bean, had daughters Ethel Bean and Elsie Bean. Ted Bean was murdered in a fight, after which Teresa married John Dunn and had sons Michael Dunn and John Dunn.
Children of Thomas McPadden (my grandfather) and Bridget (Agnes) McCann (all born in NYC):
Thomas Jr., b. 1927
John (my father, b. 1934), and
My grandmother decided she liked McFadden better than McPadden. She wrote in the name McFadden on the paper work of all her children when they were born.
Thomas Jr. was hit and killed by a milk truck outside his school at the age of ten.