Catherine Ryan1,2,3,4

F, b. 1838
Catherine Ryan Drohan
FatherDenis Ryan5,6 b. c 1802, d. 30 May 1877
MotherMary Crotty7,6 b. c 1808, d. 5 Jun 1894
Relationship2nd great-grandmother of Taryn Lynn Phelan
     Catherine Ryan was baptized on 26 June 1838 at Ardmore Church, Ardmore, Ardmore Parish, County Waterford, Ireland. She was baptized by the Reverend Jer. O'Meara and her sponsors were John O'Brien and Catherine O'Brien.8
     Catherine Ryan resided in June 1838 at Toor, County Waterford, Ireland.9 She also went by the name of Kate.10,11,12,13
     Catherine Ryan resided in February 1874 at Toor, County Waterford, Ireland.14,15
     Catherine Ryan married John Drohan, son of Thomas Drohan and Bridget Fitzgerald, on 17 February 1874 at Grange, Ardmore Parish, County Waterford, Ireland. They were married by the Reverend Matthew Walsh, parish priest, and witnesses were John O'Brien and Mary Dee. The marriage certificate stated that John was 36 and Catherine was 30. However, their baptismal records confirm that they were each 6 years older than the age stated on the marriage certificate.16,17,18
     Catherine Ryan and John Drohan resided in September 1875 at Grallagh, County Waterford, Ireland.19
     Catherine Ryan and John Drohan resided in March 1877 at Grallagh, County Waterford, Ireland.20
     Catherine Ryan and John Drohan resided in 1892 at Grallagh, County Waterford, Ireland.21
     John died on 24 November 1892 at Grallagh, County Waterford, Ireland, leaving Catherine a widow.21,22,23
     Catherine Ryan appears as Catherine Drohan, age 60, in the census of April 1901 at Upper Grallagh, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of Andrew John Healy as his mother-in-law.24 Catherine Ryan was a Roman Catholic.25
     Catherine Ryan, age 73, appears as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in Upper Grallagh, Grange Parish, County Waterford, Ireland.2 In the 1911 Irish Census, under the heading OCCUPATION, it simply states HERD, probably referring to farming.26
     Catherine Ryan died on 18 June 1922 at County Waterford, Ireland.27

Family

John Drohan b. 1832, d. 24 Nov 1892
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
1901Upper Grallagh, Ardmore, County Waterford, IrelandCatherine Ryan appears as Catherine Drohan, age 60, in the census of April 1901 at Upper Grallagh, Ardmore, County Waterford, Ireland,in the household of Andrew John Healy as his mother-in-law.24
1911Upper Grallagh, Grange Parish, County Waterford, IrelandCatherine Ryan, age 73, appears as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in Upper Grallagh, Grange Parish, County Waterford, Ireland.2

Residence Records

YearLocationDetails
June 1838Toor, County Waterford, IrelandCatherine Ryan resided in June 1838 at Toor, County Waterford, Ireland.9
February 1874Toor, County Waterford, IrelandCatherine Ryan resided in February 1874 at Toor, County Waterford, Ireland.14,15
September 1875Grallagh, County Waterford, IrelandCatherine Ryan and John Drohan resided in September 1875 at Grallagh, County Waterford, Ireland.19
March 1877Grallagh, County Waterford, IrelandCatherine Ryan and John Drohan resided in March 1877 at Grallagh, County Waterford, Ireland.20
1892Grallagh, County Waterford, IrelandCatherine Ryan and John Drohan resided in 1892 at Grallagh, County Waterford, Ireland.21

Citations

  1. [S1651] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Marriages Transcript, Ardmore and Grange Parish, Waterford and Lismore Diocese, 1655-1915 "Liber Matrimoniorum: Catharina Ryan."
  2. [S1015] 2 April 1911 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Upper Grallagh, Ireland.
  3. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan."
  4. [S269] Mary Healey's Death Certificate, 6 April 1963.
  5. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", Catherine Ryan's baptism record shows her father as Denis O'Ryan.
  6. [S1651] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Marriages Transcript, Ardmore and Grange Parish, Waterford and Lismore Diocese, 1655-1915 "Liber Matrimoniorum: Joannes Drohan et Catharina Ryan; 17 februarius 1874. Nomina Parentum~Filia: Dionisus Ryan et Maria Crotty."
  7. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", Catherine Ryan's baptism record shows her mother as Mary Crotty.
  8. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", Baptism record shows Catherine Ryan baptized on 26 June 1838; original record is found in the Ardmore Parish Register B, 1837-1846, Page 26.
  9. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", Catherine Ryan's baptism record shows her address as Tour.
  10. [S841] Mary Drohan, British Isles Vital Records Index, Mary Drohan.
  11. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Mary Drohan,Quarterly Returns of Births in Ireland 1864-1955 with index to births, 1864-1921, Ireland (GRO, Dublin, Ireland).
  12. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Bridget Drohan,shows Kate Ryan Drohan as mother.
  13. [S1015] 2 April 1911 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Upper Grallagh, Ireland, shows Kate Drohan.
  14. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", Catherine Ryan's marriage record shows her address as Toor.
  15. [S1651] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Marriages Transcript, Ardmore and Grange Parish, Waterford and Lismore Diocese, 1655-1915 "Liber Matrimoniorum: Joannes Drohan et Catharina Ryan; 17 februarius 1874. Eorum Residencia: Tour."
  16. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", original church record located in Ardmore Marriage Register B 1857-1915, Page 27; original civil registration record located in Ardmore Marriages B, Page 47.
  17. [S1426] Ireland Civil Marriages Index: John Drohan and Catherine Ryan; Date of registration: 1874; Registration District: Youghal, Ireland; Volume: 4; Page: 907; FHL Film Number: 101252.
  18. [S1651] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Marriages Transcript, Ardmore and Grange Parish, Waterford and Lismore Diocese, 1655-1915 "Liber Matrimoniorum: Joannes Drohan et Catharina Ryan; 17 februarius 1874."
  19. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", Mary Drohan's baptismal record shows her address as Grallagh.
  20. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", Bridget Drohan's baptism record shows her address as Grallagh; her civil birth record shows her dwelling as Grallagh.
  21. [S307] John Drohan, John Drohan's Death Registration.
  22. [S1266] Ireland Death Index, 1864-1958: John Drohan (Registration District: Youghal; Oct-Nov-Dec 1892; Volume 4, Page 518, Family History Library Number 101597).
  23. [S997] Family Search Website, online www.pilot.familysearch.org, Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958; John Drohan; Registration District: Youghal; Record Type: Deaths; Registration Date-Quarter: Oct-Dec 1892; Film Number: 101597; Volume 4; Page 518; Digital GS Number: 4200679; Image Number: 00225.
  24. [S771] 1901 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Upper Grallagh, Ireland.
  25. [S1015] 2 April 1911 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Upper Grallagh, Ireland, shows religion as Roman Catholic.
  26. [S1015] 2 April 1911 Census of Ireland, Waterford County, Town of Upper Grallagh, Ireland, shows occupation as HERD.
  27. [S326] Interview, Kathleen Healey, December, 1996.
  28. [S1548] NLI Collection of Catholic Parish Registers, online www.registers.nli.ie, Maria Drohan; Natus: 11 Septembris 1875. Nomina Parentum: Joanne Drohan et Catherina Ryan. Domicilian:Grallagh. Rite fuit baptizatus: 12 Septembris 1875. Vicario: M. Walsh. Patrinis: Joanne O'Brien et Maria Fitzgerald.
  29. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", baptism record shows her mother as Catherine Ryan.
  30. [S490] International Genealogical Index (IGI) Mary Drohan,shows mother as Kate Ryan.
  31. [S246] The Waterbury Republican-American.
  32. [S1438] Ireland Civil Births Index: Bridget Drohan; shows her mother as Kate Drohan, formerly Ryan.
  33. [S1538] Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, Baptism Records Transcript, Ardmore and Grange Parish, 1655-1915, : Brigida Drohan; Martii 4 1877; Joannis Drohan et Catharina Ryan; Grallagh; 5 Martii 1877 Sps: Daniel Ryan et Margarita Ryan
    (Translation: Bridget Ryan; 4 March 1877 (birth); John Drohan and Catherine Ryan (parents); Grallagh-residence; 5 March 1877 (baptism); Sponsors: Daniel Ryan and Margaret Ryan), National Library of Ireland.
  34. [S1461] Ireland, Select Births and Baptisms: Bridget Drohan; shows her mother as Kate Ryan Drohan.
  35. [S956] Michael N. O'Connor of Waterford Heritage Services, "Family of Origin Research For John Drohan and Catherine Ryan", Bridget Drohan's baptism record shows her mother as Catherine Ryan; her civil birth record shows her mother's maiden name as Kate Ryan.