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1901 Census - Ferrmanagh- Corbane
1
Michael
Rooney
head
46
M
farmer
.
Bridget
Rooney
wife
45
M
.
.
John
Rooney
Son
28
NM
farmers son
.
Thomas
Rooney
Son
17
NM
farmers son
.
James
Rooney
Son
15
NM
farmers son
.
Mary Anne
Rooney
Daughter
13
NM
.
.
Joseph
Rooney
Son
12
NM
.
.
Bridget
Rooney
Daughter
10
NM
.
.
Catherine
Rooney
Daughter
7
NM
.

 

 

Looking at the gravestones below and also Mary Annes wedding certificate, it would seem that after she married James Grew and moved to Greagholia, three of her brothers, John , Thomas, and Joseph left Corabne and moved to the same townland.

They are in the 1911 census for Greagholia, originl image can be seen here

Corbane - facts

Michael was originally from Derrygannon, Bridget was born in Corraleek.

Bridget and Michael also had children Patrick, John and Michael.

In House number 8 lived a 75 year old widow called Peter Cosgrove.

His deceased wife was a Rose Rooney. This couple moved to Corbane from Eshnadarragh.

They lived in a house there that was passed onto them abt 1864, from Michael Rooney, he would most likely have been the Father or brother of Rose.

Corbane had 8 houses in 1901. Families living there were Elliotts, McMahons, Cosgroves, and Gallaghers, the population was 45.

The Corbane Rooneys were known as the 'Thatcher' Rooneys because of thier great skill at thatching.

 

 

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  • This is the marriage certificate for Michael and Bridget.Notice the name Bridget 'Hand', this name was often used by people called McClave. This is the marriage certificate for Michael and Bridget.Notice the name Bridget 'Hand', this name was often used by people called McClave.
  • This is the marriage certificate for Patrick Rooney and Jane Kierns in 1906. She was from Devenish Island. Marriage witness's were Francis Kierns and Philip Mckenna. This is the marriage certificate for Patrick Rooney and Jane Kierns in 1906. She was from Devenish Island. Marriage witness's were Francis Kierns and Philip Mckenna.
  • This is the marriage certificate for Philip Rooney and Bridget Murphy from 1915. Marriage witness's were James Lynch and Mary Anne Murphy. This is the marriage certificate for Philip Rooney and Bridget Murphy from 1915. Marriage witness's were James Lynch and Mary Anne Murphy.
  • This is the marriage certificate for Mary Anne Rooney & James Grew in 1910. Marriage witness's were John & Cassie Lynch. This is the marriage certificate for Mary Anne Rooney & James Grew in 1910. Marriage witness's were John & Cassie Lynch.
     

   

 

           

This is the gravestone of Michael and Bridget in St Tierneys Cemetery,Roslea.

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Descendants of Patrick Rooney

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

        1.  Patrick1 Rooney was born in Derrygannon.

       

Child of Patrick Rooney is:

+      2                 i.    Michael2 Rooney, born Abt. 1855 in Derrygannon; died Oct 1920 in Corbane.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

        2.  Michael2 Rooney (Patrick1) was born Abt. 1855 in Derrygannon, and died Oct 1920 in Corbane.  He married Bridget McClave 22 Feb 1876 in St tierneys , daughter of Patrick McClave and Bridget McManus.  She was born Abt. 1856 in Corraleek, and died 17 Mar 1916 in Corbane.

       

Children of Michael Rooney and Bridget McClave are:

+      3                 i.    John3 Rooney, born 24 Jun 1878 in Corbane; died 04 Jan 1956 in Greagholia.

+      4                ii.    Thomas Rooney, born 1884 in Corbane; died 26 Apr 1957 in Greagholia.

+      5               iii.    James Rooney, born 1886 in Corbane; died 26 Dec 1966 in Corbane.

+      6               iv.    Mary Anne Rooney, born 1888 in Corbane; died 12 Feb 1972 in Greagholia.

        7                v.    Joseph Rooney, born 1889 in Corbane.

        8               vi.    Bridget Rooney, born 1891 in Corbane.

        9              vii.    Catherine Rooney, born 1894 in Corbane; died 1924 in Corbane.

+      10           viii.    Patrick Rooney, born 28 Feb 1877 in Corbane.

        11              ix.    Michael Rooney, born 01 Jan 1879 in Corbane.

        12               x.    Philip Rooney, born 1883 in Corbane.  He married Bridget Murphy 03 Aug 1915 in St tierneys; born in Cornamramurry.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

        3.  John3 Rooney (Michael2, Patrick1) was born 24 Jun 1878 in Corbane, and died 04 Jan 1956 in Greagholia.  He married Elisabeth J Beggan.  She was born 1893 in Eshnadarragh, and died 09 Jan 1962 in Greagholia.

       

Child of John Rooney and Elisabeth Beggan is:

        13               i.    John Joe4 Rooney, born 1929; died 14 Apr 2005 in Greagholia.

 

 

        4.  Thomas3 Rooney (Michael2, Patrick1) was born 1884 in Corbane, and died 26 Apr 1957 in Greagholia.  He married Catherine Anne Unknown.  She was born 1886, and died 19 Feb 1969 in Greagholia.

       

Children of Thomas Rooney and Catherine Unknown are:

        14               i.    Bridget Philomena4 Rooney.

        15              ii.    Micahel Rooney, born 1921; died Dec 1996 in Greagholia.

        16             iii.    Annie Rooney, born 1924; died 10 May 2005 in Greagholia.

 

 

        5.  James3 Rooney (Michael2, Patrick1) was born 1886 in Corbane, and died 26 Dec 1966 in Corbane.  He married Mary Ellen Bouge.  She was born in Coonian, and died 01 May 1995 in Corbane.

       

Children of James Rooney and Mary Bouge are:

        17               i.    Aidan4 Rooney, born in Corbane; died 04 Mar 1964.

        18              ii.    Hugh Rooney, born in Corbane; died 24 May 1995.

 

 

        6.  Mary Anne3 Rooney (Michael2, Patrick1) was born 1888 in Corbane, and died 12 Feb 1972 in Greagholia.  She married James Grew 03 Feb 1910 in St tierneys , son of Patrick Grew and Elisabeth Flannigan.  He was born 29 Mar 1869 in Greagholia, and died 11 Feb 1951 in Greagholia.

       

Children of Mary Rooney and James Grew are:

        19               i.    Hugh4 Grew, born 1924 in Greagholia; died 17 Oct 1980 in Greagholia.

        20              ii.    James Grew, born 29 Nov 1912; died 27 Jan 2008 in Greagholia.

        21             iii.    Michael Grew.  He married Maggie Unknown.

        22             iv.    Aloysis Grew.

        23              v.    Sister Nun1 Grew.

        24             vi.    sister nun2 Grew.

 

 

        10.  Patrick3 Rooney (Michael2, Patrick1) was born 28 Feb 1877 in Corbane.  He married Jane Kearns 26 Feb 1906 in St Marys, Newtown butler,daughter of Francis Kearns and Anne.  She was born Abt. 1880 in Dernish Island in Upr. L. Erne..

       

Child of Patrick Rooney and Jane Kearns is:

        25               i.    Mary Anne4 Rooney, born 1907.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John Rooney was buried with his wife Elisabeth Beggan in Aghadrumee cemetery
Thomas was also buried in Aghadrumsee with his family
 

This is the gravestone of Mary Anne Grew (nee Rooney)

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