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WILLIAM O'SULLIVAN

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Adriene

Adriene Report 30 Jan 2012 15:54

Dear Flick
i didnt mention that my granparents John & Nora o Sullivan
after they married lived in evergreen st cork city
were all there children were born
margret, Bill,Christina,Ann,Mary,Nora, twins Patrick & Eugene
John was my father born 24.10.1918
regards Ade

Adriene

Adriene Report 28 Jan 2012 09:36

Hi i contacted st finbar south church in cork city
were my granparents john o sullivan & Honora Hartnett were married on 22.2.1914
johns parents were listed for the marrige on there the church records as William o sullivan & Margret o sullivan her maiden name was Healy
at that time john gave the church the address of 52 commons rd blackpool cork city
john was born in blackpool cork city known as the cathedral district he served in france in the british army & had an army pension
john died on 29.12.1931 buried in family grave at
st josephs cemetery turners cross cork city with at least 2 of there children
one was eugene a twin & Honora
Honora also known as Nora was born in cork city on 14.3,1890 & died 1.2.1940
hope this helps regards Ade

Flick

Flick Report 27 Jan 2012 17:19

If you don't have birth cert for your grandfather, how did you find out the names of his parents?

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 27 Jan 2012 17:11

Ade...I think we may have to go back to the drawing board on this one...

What exactly do you have for your grandfather....eg where and when he married..?
.Are you sure John was a Corkman...
Did he stay in Ireland ..?
How accurate is the Sullivan family from the Census relative to your family that you know of.....

List anything you know for certain and we can take it from there.....


Adriene

Adriene Report 27 Jan 2012 17:01

No somone went to the genrel registra in ireland & looked it up
they said it was the summer of 1891 the address i was told was
52 commons rd cork
the cathedral district north
i have a copy of that paper but not the MC
i wondered because there was no record of my granfathers birth in 1890
had they not registered him because they werent married then
thank you so much for helping ive been looking for years trying to find out
anything
my granfather john also served in france in the ist world war & i know he recieved a war pension

Adriene

Adriene Report 27 Jan 2012 17:01

No somone went to the genrel registra in ireland & looked it up
they said it was the summer of 1891 the address i was told was
52 commons rd cork
the cathedral district north
i have a copy of that paper but not the MC
i wondered because there was no record of my granfathers birth in 1890
had they not registered him because they werent married then
thank you so much for helping ive been looking for years trying to find out
anything
my granfather john also served in france in the ist world war & i know he recieved a war pension

Flick

Flick Report 27 Jan 2012 16:49

Is there any evidence, other than the unproven marriage, that Margaret's maiden name was actually Healy?

Adriene

Adriene Report 27 Jan 2012 16:41

Hi
no i dont have the marrage certificate somone sent me the only match of a William o Sullivan & Margret Healy for cork city marrige
i wrote to many churchs around the blackpool area of cork with no luck
i contacted the registra in cork who looked up the details of my granfather john o sullivan 1890
they said there was no record of him & that years ago when a child was baptised peaple often thought that the RC church registered the child

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 27 Jan 2012 12:14

According to 1911 census they had been married 23 years....(not always accurate but gives an approx date 1887/8...)


Ade ...Have you got the actual MC..?

What were the names of the parents and what address do you have on the Cert...?

Flick

Flick Report 27 Jan 2012 11:50

William's birth was c1852 -7........not 1825, as stated

Flick

Flick Report 27 Jan 2012 11:49

From Ade's post

they married in summer of 1891 in cork city north blackpool in the cathedral district
roman catholic


1901 census

margret 17 daughter
john 13 son

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 27 Jan 2012 11:36

Grand to hear from you Ade....
Will see what I can find from the info you have added....
Yes ...it would be O'Sullivan or you could also be searching for O'Suilabhan....(depending on whether earlier/later generations used the Gaelic)

What makes you think they had 2 children before their marriage...?

Adriene

Adriene Report 27 Jan 2012 11:17

1901 census cork urban 4 19 old market place
william sullivan 44 head Blacksmith
margaret sullivan 35 wife
margret 17 daughter
john 13 son
charlotte 12 daughter
eugene 10 son
richard 9 son
joseph 7 son
daniel 6 son
Mary 5 daughter
william 3 son
Christina daughter


1911 census 15 farranferris st marys cork city
william sullivan 59 head blacksmith
margret sullivan 46 wife
john ; ; 21 son apprentice blacksmith
charlotte 20 daughter
eugene 19 son apprentice blacksmith
richard 18 son
joseph 17 son
Daniel 16 son
maria 14 son
christie 10 son
frank 7 son
fredrick 5 son
katie 3 daughter



our name is O,sullivan but on both census there all down as sullivan
yet i have baptisium paper of 2 of the children
there down on that as O,sullivan

my granfather was john address at time of marrige at rc st finbarrs south in 1914
was 52 commons rd cork city cathedrel district
thank you :-(

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 26 Jan 2012 11:23

Ade...I think it may be best if you post the 1901 Census location/details of the family as I am having a devil of a job finding them...

You have the date of birth of Wm. (1825) and marrying Margaret 1891..also he is supposed to be running the Little Man Pub in the 1920's ... Have you missed a generation out somewhere...??

Flick

Flick Report 26 Jan 2012 10:53

Is the surname O'Sullivan........or Sullivan?

Flick

Flick Report 26 Jan 2012 10:51

So when was he BORN?

His father (if he knew him) should be named on the marriage cert.............

Adriene

Adriene Report 26 Jan 2012 10:46

Hi

there is a record of a R/C Marrige of William Sullivan & Margret Haly 1885
[ this could be spelt wrong ] as Margrets name was Healy
in cork city in north around st mary,s
as i cant find any record for my grafather born john o sullivan 1888 died 1931 cork city
there on 1901 & 1911 censes thats all i can find

thanks Ade

Flick

Flick Report 25 Jan 2012 10:55

Please check your dates....they really don't make sense

And please do not use all CAPS

Adriene

Adriene Report 25 Jan 2012 10:53

WILLIAM O SULLIVAN BORN 1825-1827 IN BLACKPOOL CORK CITY IRELAND HE WAS A BLACKSMITH
AROUND 1920S HE RAN A PUBLIC HOUSE CALLED THE LITTLE MAN
I BELIEVE it could be IN TURNERS CROSS CORK CITY

WIFE WAS MARGARET HEALY BORN 1865 MARRIED R/C
THEY HAD 14 CHILDREN

THEY LIVED IN old MARKET ST & 15 farren ferires st marys & THE COMMONS RD BLACKPOOL [NORTH] OF CORK CITY

IM TRYING TO FIND OUT THE NAMES OF WILLIAMS PARENTS OR ANYTHING ABOUT THEM

THANK YOU ADE