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1901 Census - Ferrmanagh- Corragunt
House number
Given name
Surname
.
Age
marital status
Occupation
3
Arthur
Rooney
head
76
M
e
f
Mary  
Rooney
wife
56
M
ee
f
Thomas
Rooney
Son
34
NM
e
f
Philip
Rooney
Son
33
NM
e
f
Margaret
Rooney
Dau
30
NM
ee
f
Mary  
Rooney
Dau
26
NM
e
f
Elisabeth
Rooney
Dau
24
NM
e
 

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On 29th January 1883 a Patrick Rooney of corragunt and his wife catherine Mulligan gave birth to son Thomas , the child died 2 days later and Wife Catherine died 2 weeks after this.

In 1889 Patrick re married a Bridget Corr of Bunlougher. Patrick was at this time residing in Corraleek.

The Ancestors of this Patrick can be seen by clicking here.

But why was this Patrick living in Corragunt in 1883 ? is he is some way related to Arthur Rooney ?

Two of the certificates below, show the birth of Thomas who died and his mother Catherine Mulligan who also died 2 weeks later.

The next certificate is of Patricks second marriage to Bridget Corr.

Corragunt - facts

Not listed in the 1901 census was Bernard who was born in 1869 at St Tierneys, godparents were Michael Rooney and Catherine Rooney.

On 21st jan 1883 a Thomas Rooney aged 2 days died, the informant was Patrick Rooney of Corragunt.

Arthurs father was Thomas Rooney of Knocknalear. This Rooney family were known as the 'Tommy Rooneys'.

Arthur had two brothers called Michael and Hugh. In 1901 they were living nearby in the townland of Knocknalear.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Catherine died after giving birth to son Thomas.The Death was registered by school teacher James Cassidy. Catherine died after giving birth to son Thomas.The Death was registered by school teacher James Cassidy.
  • This shows the Death of Thomas who died 2 days after being born This shows the Death of Thomas who died 2 days after being born
  • In 1904, Arthurs wife Mary Rooney of died of heart faliure at the age of 65, informant was the coroner In 1904, Arthurs wife Mary Rooney of died of heart faliure at the age of 65, informant was the coroner
  • After Catherine had died while giving birth, Patrick then went on to marry Bridget Corr, this is a copy of thier wedding certificate After Catherine had died while giving birth, Patrick then went on to marry Bridget Corr, this is a copy of thier wedding certificate
  • Birth certificate of Thomas who died at birth,  his mother Catherine Mulligan died 2 weeks later Birth certificate of Thomas who died at birth, his mother Catherine Mulligan died 2 weeks later
     

 

 

 

           

 

 

Descendants of Thomas Rooney

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  THOMAS2 ROONEY  (UNKNOWN1) was born 1785 in knocknalear, and died 26 Jan 1866 in knocknalear.  He married MARY UNKNOWN.  She was born 1785, and died 24 Sep 1874 in knocknalear.

 

Notes for THOMAS ROONEY:

Death registered by John Rooney of Knocknalear

 

More About THOMAS ROONEY:

Namesake: The 'tommy'

 

Notes for MARY UNKNOWN:

Death Registered by John Rooney of Knocknalear (occupier)

       

Children of THOMAS ROONEY and MARY UNKNOWN are:

                   i.    MICHAEL3 ROONEY, b. 1812, knocknalear; d. 16 Sep 1901, knocknalear.

2.               ii.    HUGH ROONEY, b. 1830, knocknalear; d. 04 Apr 1916, knocknalear.

                 iii.    ROSE ROONEY, b. Unknown, knocknalear.

3.              iv.    ARTHUR ROONEY, b. 1823, knocknalear; d. 1919, corragunt.

                  v.    THOMAS ROONEY, b. 1820, knocknalear; d. 01 Aug 1876, knocknalear.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  HUGH3 ROONEY (THOMAS2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1830 in knocknalear, and died 04 Apr 1916 in knocknalear.  He married MARGARET BEGGAN 26 Nov 1891 in st tierneys,roslea, daughter of OWEN BEGGAN and CATHERINE MCKENNA.  She was born 31 Mar 1865 in Eshnadarragh.

       

Children of HUGH ROONEY and MARGARET BEGGAN are:

4.                i.    MARY ANNE4 ROONEY, b. Abt. 1893, knocknalear.

                  ii.    THOMAS JOSEPH ROONEY, b. 1894, knocknalear; d. 01 Aug 1974, knocknalear; m. MARGARET BEGGAN, 30 Jun 1931, st tierneys,roslea; b. 04 Mar 1893, Esknasillog More; d. 09 Feb 1958, knocknalear.

                 iii.    HUGH ROONEY, b. Abt. 1901, knocknalear.

                 iv.    MARGARET ELLEN ROONEY, b. Abt. 1902, knocknalear.

                  v.    BRIDGET AGNES ROONEY, b. Abt. 1903, knocknalear.

 

 

3.  ARTHUR3 ROONEY (THOMAS2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1823 in knocknalear, and died 1919 in corragunt.  He married MARY MURRAY 03 Nov 1864 in st tierneys,roslea.  She was born Abt. 1839 in bunlougher, and died 25 Feb 1904 in corragunt.

       

Children of ARTHUR ROONEY and MARY MURRAY are:

                   i.    THOMAS4 ROONEY, b. 20 May 1866, corragunt.

                  ii.    PHILLIP ROONEY, b. 05 Jul 1867, corragunt.

                 iii.    BERANARD ROONEY, b. 09 Feb 1869, corragunt.

                 iv.    MARGARET ROONEY, b. 23 Feb 1871, corragunt.

                  v.    MARY ROONEY, b. 22 Jul 1873, corragunt.

5.              vi.    ELISABETH ROONEY, b. 17 Aug 1876, corragunt.

                vii.    PATRICK ROONEY, b. 16 May 1878, corragunt.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

4.  MARY ANNE4 ROONEY (HUGH3, THOMAS2, UNKNOWN1) was born Abt. 1893 in knocknalear.  She married PATRICK FLANNIGAN.  He was born in cranmore.

       

Child of MARY ROONEY and PATRICK FLANNIGAN is:

                   i.    THOMAS5 FLANNIGAN, b. Abt. 1925; m. BRIDGET COULTER; b. Mullanvaum..

 

 

5.  ELISABETH4 ROONEY (ARTHUR3, THOMAS2, UNKNOWN1) was born 17 Aug 1876 in corragunt.  She married JOHN MCALEER Bet. Oct - Dec 1901 in Clones.  He was born 1869 in Co Monaghan.

       

Children of ELISABETH ROONEY and JOHN MCALEER are:

                   i.    MARY5 MCALEER, b. 1904, Co Tipperary.

                  ii.    MARGARET MCALEER, b. 1907, Co Fermanagh.

                 iii.    JOHN MCALEER, b. 1908, Co Fermanagh.

                 iv.    BRIDGET MCALEER, b. 1909, Co Fermanagh.

                  v.    JOSEPH MCALEER, b. 1910, Co Fermanagh.

                 vi.    ANNE MCALEER, b. Co Fermanagh.

                vii.    JAMES MCALEER, b. 1903, Co Tipperary.

 

More About JAMES MCALEER:

Residence: 1911, living with grandfather Arthur Rooney in Corragunt

 

               viii.    PATICK MCALEER, b. 1905, Co Fermanagh.

 

More About PATICK MCALEER:

Residence: 1911, Living with cousin Hugh Slowey of Corraleek

 

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