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Bridget McCann

Female 1832 - 1922  (~ 89 years)


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  • Name Bridget McCann 
    Born Dec 1832  Co. Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Emigration About 1852  Ireland to Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Not found in 1851 Canadian census 
    Died 31 Aug 1922  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary 08 Sep 1922  Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    "The death of Mrs. Michael Hartney, which occurred on Thursday, Aug. 31st, marked the passing of a pioneer citizen. The deceased lady, in religion, a Roman Catholic, and who's maiden name was Bridget McCann, was born at Armagh Co. Down, Ireland, in the year 1832. Eighteen years later, she came with relatives to Canada, locating at Perth, which town? has since been her home. About four years after coming to Canada she was married to Michael Hartney, also of Perth, who predeceased her thirty-two years. In the death of Mrs. Hartney, at the advanced age of ninety-one years, Perth loses an estimable resident, noted for a large hearted sympathy for those distressed and and a neverfailing response to the calls of charity, an ardent Irishwoman, and blessed with a keen intellect. Mrs. Hartney kept in touch with the events in the old land through the daily press until a few months before her demise. The family who mourn her loss consist of three sons and two daughters, John and Mrs. D. Kirkpatrick of Mont 
    Cause of Death Senility 
    Buried St. John the Baptist RC Cemetery, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Michael James McGlade (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Association John Michael English (Relationship: Godmother/godson) 
    Person ID I3426  Moran
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2013 

    Father Michael McCann 
    Mother Elizabeth Murphy 
    Family ID F1129  Group Sheet

    Family Michael Hartney,   b. About 1830, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 1890, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 16 May 1859  St. John the Baptist RC Church, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Witnesses Patrick Hartney and Margaret [?] 
    Children 
    +1. Michael John Hartney,   b. 3 Apr 1860, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Stephen Hartney,   b. 9 Jan 1862, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1885, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     3. Bridget Hartney,   b. 19 Mar 1864, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Bernard Hartney,   b. 19 Sep 1865, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thomas Laurence Hartney,   b. 10 Sep 1867, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary Elizabeth Hartney,   b. 8 Jan 1870, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary Lillian Agnes Hartney,   b. 8 Nov 1876, Perth, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2012 
    Family ID F1128  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Ontario Deaths.

    2. [S99] Perth Courier, 6, 08 Sep 1922.

    3. [S103] Mariages Catholiques de Perth.

    4. [S83] Ontario Marriages.

    5. [S224] Register of St. John the Baptist, Perth.