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Dennis McCann Born County Longford Ireland 1829

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Anita

Anita Report 5 Mar 2013 15:26

Looking for any info on Dennis and his wife Mary (Surname not known.) He was born 1829, she was born in Westmeath in 1851. They married and lived in Lancashire. Dennis had a Stepdaughter, Ann Cook, born 1846 and 2 daughters: Eliza (b 1850 in Dunfermline, Scotland) and Catherine (1854 in St Helens)

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 5 Mar 2013 15:39

Anita....Can you show (for ref) first Census Details in UK you have located the family...

Anita

Anita Report 5 Mar 2013 15:42

Have got family in Fife, Scotland in 1851, & have just found them on 1861 at 66 Liverpool Street in Eccleston. Not much info on Scottish census, but 1861 shows them both born Ireland

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 5 Mar 2013 15:46

Thank You....

Anita

Anita Report 5 Mar 2013 15:46

Made mistake - Mary was born in 1831, not 1851!

safc

safc Report 5 Mar 2013 16:14

name: Denis Mc Cain
event type: Census
event date: 1871
gender: Male
age: 44
relationship to head of household: Self
birthplace: Longford, Ireland
schedule type: Household
registration district: Bolton
sub-district: Farnworth
parish: Farnworth
county: Lancashire
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Denis Mc Cain M 44 Longford, Ireland
wife Mary Mc Cain F 42 Westmeath, Ireland
daughter Eliza Mcalister F 18 Dumfernline, Scotland
daughter Catherine Mc Cann F 14 Farnworth, Lancashire
son-in-law James Mc Alister M 26 Liverpool, Lancashire
granddaughter Abbe Mc Alister F 1 Farnworth, Lancashire

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 5 Mar 2013 16:21

Anita....Do you know if Catherine McCann married in Scotland/England...her MC would give their father's name.

Cannot find a MC for Dennis and Mary but would hazard a guess she would be "widow Cook"...Owen Cook is in an institution Prescot 1911.

1851 Census .
MCCANN Dennis Head M M 30 Labourer Ireland - -
MCCANN Mary Wife M F 29 Pitworker Ireland - -
**MCCANN Catherine** Sister U F 24 Pitworker Ireland - -
COOK ** Owney ** Dau - F 9 Ireland - - That is Owen.. male b Westmeath.
COOK Ann Dau - F 5 Ireland - -
MCCANN Elizabeth Dau - F 2m Fife - Dunfermline

Anita

Anita Report 5 Mar 2013 21:23

Sorry for delay in replying,
Safc - many thanks for that - I only had the first page of that census report. That ias really useful and has opened up a couple more lines for me to look at ...

Eringobragh I had found the Scottish census, but had no idea that Owney was Owen
thank you for the info about him in 1911.
Do not have any further info on Mary, would think that as Elizabeth is only 2 months and Mary is working down the mine that they probably married in Scotland

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 6 Mar 2013 08:08

Anita...

I could not find a marriage between Dennis and Mary in Fife but wherever they married you have an approx.time line of about 6 years eg. from the time of Ann to Eliz. unless they married in Ireland.It may be that Mary was already in Scotland with her first husband and became a widow there...the time line would be the same...Women did work down the Pit but by and large worked on the Pit Top hauling and sorting the Coal /Shale...
Owen was with the McCann's 1861 but then I lose him until 1911..same area but in an istitution...I dont have access to the Census to show details.
Eliza.married James Mc.1870 Reg Bolton.

This is the family 1881 in case you dont have it.

address: 7 Greens Court
event place: Farnworth, Lancashire, England
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Jas Mc Allister M 35 Lpool, Lancashire, England
wife Eliza Mc Allister F 30 Scotland
daughter Abygaile Mc Allister F 11 Farnworth,
daughter Isabella Mc Allister F 7 Hindley,
son Joseph Mc Allister M 5 Farnworth,
son James Mc Allister M 2 Farnworth,
son John Mc Allister M 0 Farnworth,

Anita

Anita Report 6 Mar 2013 09:08

Thanks for that ... I found Owen in 1911, in the Workhouse, Thanks for the info on the 1881 census and also for the marriage in 1870 - had not found that.
Very grateful for the help.

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 6 Mar 2013 18:30

For Ref (in case you dont have it)this is Eliz.and James 1881


address: 7 Greens Court

event place: Farnworth, Lancashire, England

Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Jas Mc Allister M 35 Lpool, Lancashire, England
wife Eliza Mc Allister F 30 Scotland
daughter Abygaile Mc Allister F 11 Farnworth,
daughter Isabella Mc Allister F 7 Hindley,
son Joseph Mc Allister M 5 Farnworth,
son James Mc Allister M 2 Farnworth,
son John Mc Allister M 0 Farnworth,

Anita...I would be inclined to see if I couldnt find Catherine McCann's (Sister of Dennis) MC if she married....
I have so far not been able to find a marriage for Dennis and Mary but they may have married in Ireland however it may be worthwhile also searching for a "Cook" death in Fife as I somehow cant see a Widow going from Ireland to Fife to work in the Coalfields.

Anita

Anita Report 8 Mar 2013 14:25

Thanks for that - have now started looking for Catherine McCann.
many thanks for all your help.