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Bridget Galligan[1]

Female 1835 - 1861


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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 
    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 
    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 
    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
     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

  • 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.