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Bridget Galligan[1]

Female 1835 - 1861  (26 years)


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  • Name Bridget Galligan 
    • Alternative spellings: Gallagan, Galligan, Galliger.
    Born 1835  Bellananagh, Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Emigration mid to late 1840s  Ireland to Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Cause of Death Complications from childbirth 
    Died 09 Jun 1861  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 1881 Census of Canada, Bridget Killeen listed as "orphan" living in household of Margaret Lahey.
    Buried 11 Jun 1861  St. Michael's RC Cemetery, Corkery, Huntley township, Carleton Co. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association John Moran (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Association Bridget Galligan (Relationship: Godmother/goddaughter) 
    Association Bernard Gaffney (Relationship: Marriage witness) 
    Association John Lahey (Relationship: Marriage witness) 
    Person ID I126  Moran
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2010 

    Father Patrick Galligan,   b. About 1807, Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 April 1870, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Mary Cullen,   b. About 1804, Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1843, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married circa 1834  Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet

    Family Patrick Killeen,   b. About 1820, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1890  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1859  Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Witnesses Bernard Gaffney, James O'Neil and John Lahey 
    Census 1861  March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    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  (Age 25 years)
     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  (Age 71 years)
    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

  • Headstones
    Galligan, Bridget, and Killeen, Patrick
    Galligan, Bridget, and Killeen, Patrick
    St. Michael's, Corkery, Huntley Township

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada).
      Listed as age 17, born in Cavan, Ireland.

    2. [S2] Gravestone Inscriptions, NDC,Ottawa .
      Headstone inscription: died 1861, aged 26.

    3. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada), Fitzroy Township, p. 77.

    4. [S72] 1881 Census of Canada.

    5. [S87] Fitzroy Harbour Register.

    6. [S88] St. Celestine.

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