Mary Ellen Begley1,2,3

F, b. 22 January 1877
FatherWilliam Begley7,8,9,10 b. c 1841
MotherBridget Drohan4,5,6 b. 1844, d. 1931
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           Mary Ellen Begley was born on 22 January 1877 at Ballinamona, County Waterford, Ireland. Hannorah Drohan was the informant to the birth.11,2,12
     Mary Ellen Begley, cousin of the bride, witnessed the marriage of Mary Drohan and Andrew John Healy on 22 February 1900 at Roman Catholic Chapel of Grange, Grange, County Waterford, Ireland; They were married by Father James Qualy. Witnesses to the event were John Healy, father to the groom, and Mary Ellen Begley, cousin to the bride.13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21
     Mary Ellen Begley appears as Mary Ellen Begley, age 23, in the census of 1901 at Ballynamona, Ardmore Parish, County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of William Begley as his daughter, along with Bridget Drohan, John Begley, Michael Begley, Eileen Begley and William Joseph Begley.3 Kathleen Healey recalls a Mary Ellen Begley who lived in Youghal and ran a boarding house. She called her Auntie Ellen and she thinks that she lived in Toor with Aunt Bridget Dee, Mary Dee's grandmother(#1055.)22
     Mary Ellen Begley appears as Mary Ellen Begley, age 28, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Ballynamona, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of William Begley as his daughter; Bridget Lynch, a 16 year old gir,l was visiting the family at this time and a farm servant, Michael Connors, age 50, was also enumerated with the Begleys.23 Mary Ellen Begley was Roman Catholic.3,24
     Mary Ellen Begley married William Keneally on 29 April 1919 at The Church of Ardmore, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland. They were married by John Walsh, C.C. Witnesses were Thomas Beausang and Ellie Begley, the bride's sister.25

Family

William Keneally b. c 1878
Child

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1901Ballynamona, Ardmore Parish, County Waterford, IrelandMary Ellen Begley appears as Mary Ellen Begley, age 23, in the census of 1901 at Ballynamona, Ardmore Parish, County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of William Begley as his daughter, along with Bridget Drohan, John Begley, Michael Begley, Eileen Begley and William Joseph Begley.3
1911Ballynamona, Ardmore, County Waterford, IrelandMary Ellen Begley appears as Mary Ellen Begley, age 28, in the census of 2 April 1911 at Ballynamona, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of William Begley as his daughter; Bridget Lynch, a 16 year old gir,l was visiting the family at this time and a farm servant, Michael Connors, age 50, was also enumerated with the Begleys.23

Citations

  1. [S1438] Ireland Civil Births Index: Mary Begley.
  2. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Mary Begley; 22 January 1877; Source Batch C005748.
  3. [S771] 1901 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Ballynamona, Ireland.
  4. [S1438] Ireland Civil Births Index: Mary Begley; shows her mother as Bridget Begley, formerly Drohan.
  5. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Mary Begley; 22 January 1877; shows her mother as Bridget Begley Drohan.
  6. [S771] 1901 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Ballynamona, Ireland, shows mother as Bridget Begley.
  7. [S1438] Ireland Civil Births Index: Mary Begley; shows her father as William Begley.
  8. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Mary Begley; 22 January 1877; shows her father as William Begley.
  9. [S771] 1901 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Ballynamona, Ireland, shows daughter of William Begley as Mary Ellen Begley.
  10. [S1426] Ireland Civil Marriages Index: Mary Ellen Begley and William Keneally; shows the bride's father as William Begley.
  11. [S1438] Ireland Civil Births Index: Mary Begley; Birth: 22 January 1877, Ballinamona, County Waterford, Ireland. (Registered 12 Febraury 1877).
  12. [S771] 1901 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Ballynamona, Ireland, shows age 23 and birthplace as County Waterford.
  13. [S825] Certificate, Andrew Healey and Mary Drohan marriage of 22 February, 1900.
  14. [S176] Certificate, Andrew Healey and Mary Drohan marriage of 22 February, 1900, This is a copy of the original document and it notes Thomas Healy as a witness. John Healy is written as a witness on the original document; Thomas was not a witness at this event.
  15. [S1426] Ireland Civil Marriages Index: Andrew Healy and Mary Drohan Marriage Registration; 22 February 1900 in the Chapel of Grange in the Registrar's District of Ardmore in the Union of Youghal in the County of Waterford, Ireland (Record was registered on 23 February 1900).
  16. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, Mary Drohan; Registration District: Youghal; Record Type: Marriage; Registration Date: Jan-Mar 1900; original source: Ireland, Civil Register Indexes, 1845-1958. Film Number 101259, Volume 4, Page 547, Digital GS Number 4195895, Image Number 00313/Andrew Heraly; Registration District:Youghal; Record Type: Marriage; Registration Date: Jan-Mar 1900; original source:Ireland, Civil Register Indexes, 1845-1958. Film Number 101259, Volume 4, Page 423, Digital GS Number 4195895, Image Number 00318.
  17. [S284] Andrew Healey, 1910 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 484, sheet 8A, dwelling 48, family 130, shows that the couple was married for 10 years.
  18. [S286] Andrew Healey Household household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 255, sheet 8B, dwelling 125, family 184, shows Andrew's age at first marriage to be age 28 and Mary's to be 23.
  19. [S268] Andrew J. Healy's Death Certificate.
  20. [S269] Mary Healey's Death Certificate, 6 April 1963.
  21. [S397] Waterbury Republican, states the name Mary Grohan in error.
  22. [S326] Interview, Kathleen Healey, December, 1996.
  23. [S1015] 2 April 1911 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Ballynamona, Ireland.
  24. [S1015] 2 April 1911 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Ballynamona, Ireland, shows Roman Catholic.
  25. [S1426] Ireland Civil Marriages Index: Mary Ellen Begley and William Keneally; 29 April 1919, The CHUrch of Ardmore in the Registrar's District of Ardmore in the Union of Youghal in the County of Waterford, Ireland.
  26. [S735] Debra Jean McManus Iacono, GEDCOM File for Bridget Drohan Begley.