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Patrick Killeen[1]

Male About 1820 - 1890


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  • Name  Patrick Killeen 
    Nickname  Patt; Paddy 
    Born  About 1820  March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  Roman Catholic 
    Address  1841  March township, Carleton Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Found on the muster roll of the March township militia: Pat Kill 
    Address  1864  South March, March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Killeen, Patrick, farmer.
    But not found on pages 250-51 (listing of farmers for March township, with lot and concession numbers). Con 3 Lot 11 now owned by Hogshaw, John and Hogshaw, William. 
    Address  1887  South March, March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    "Mr. Patrick Killean, who is now sixty-eight years of age, and the first man born in the township, has forked over forty tons of hay this season for Mr. Boucher, and Paddy is just as fresh as ever." 
    Died  18 May 1890  [5
    Buried  20 May 1890  St. Michael's RC Cemetery, Corkery, Huntley township, Carleton Co. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association  John Lahey (Relationship: Burial witness) 
    Association  Bernard Gaffney (Relationship: Marriage witness) 
    Association  Denis Daley (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Association  John Nash (Relationship: Burial witness) 
    Notes 
    • Listed in the Muster Roll of the Volunteer Left Flank Company Commanded by Capt. Horace Pinhey, 2nd Carleton Militia, Township of March, 4th June, 1841: Pat Killun, age 20.
    • A.H.D. Ross (Ottawa Past and Present, 1927) records that Patrick Killeen was the first person of European ancestry to be born in March Township. 1851 census also lists March as birthplace. However, in the 1861 census, and in his death record of 1890, his birthplace is listed as Ireland.
    • Cannot find in 1871 and 1881 census returns.
    Person ID  I125  Moran
    Last Modified  10 Nov 2013 

    Father  Denis Killeen,   b. About 1786, Meelick, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1850, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Ahearn,   b. About 1799, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1860, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  About 1818  Ireland or Canada? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F34  Group Sheet

    Family  Bridget Galligan,   b. 1835, Bellananagh, Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jun 1861, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Feb 1859  Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Witnesses  Bernard Gaffney, James O'Neil and John Lahey 
    Census  1861  March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Patrick Killean, Farmer, born U [Upper] Canada, R.C. [Roman Catholic], age 40; with wife Bridget Killean, born Ireland, age 26; daughter Mary Ann, born U Canada, age 1; and Eliza Killean, Servant, born U Canada, age 35, Single. 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Killeen,   b. 15 Jan 1860,   d. 23 Dec 1885, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Bridget Loretto Killeen,   b. 9 June 1861, South March, March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 November 1932, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Headstones
    Galligan, Bridget, and Killeen, Patrick
    Galligan, Bridget, and Killeen, Patrick
    St. Michael's, Corkery, Huntley Township
    Last Modified  12 Dec 2012 
    Family ID  F31  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Ottawa P & P, A.H.D. Ross, (Thorburn & Abbott), 39.

    2. [S131] 1841 March Township Muster Roll, Transcribed by DeAlton R. Owens, (Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society).

    3. [S168] Mitchell's Directory of Co. Carleton, 1864-5 , (Toronto: Mitchell & Co., 1864), 206.

    4. [S347] The Ottawa Journal, 22 Jul 1887.

    5. [S85] Ontario Deaths.

    6. [S87] Fitzroy Harbour Register.

    7. [S88] St. Celestine.

    8. [S261] 1861 Census of Canada.
      Canada West, Carleton, March, p. 10, lines 12-15.