William Henry Lahey

Male 1860 - 1941  (81 years)


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  • Name William Henry Lahey 
    Nickname "Wild Bill" 
    Born 15 Jan 1860  March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 29 Jan 1860  St. Patrick's, Ottawa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Godparents Daniel Leahy and Margaret Leahy 
    Obituary 14 Feb 1941  Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    William H. Lahey, 80, District Pioneer Passes.
    William H. Lahey died today at a local hospital where he had lain ill since last May. He was 80 years old.
    His parents were John Lahey and Margaret Killeen, farmers of South March, and until he came to Ottawa 25 years ago Mr. Lahey farmed the same land. In Ottawa he worked for some time at the Canadian National Railway shops and later entered the employe of the corporation of Ottawa. He married the former Elizabeth Kelly of South March in 1896. She died 8 years ago.
    Five sons survive: Clifford, Edward, and William of Ottawa, Gerald, in Iceland with the Canadian troops, and Clarence, on active service in Canada; and three daughters: Mrs. Leo Dore and Mrs. E. Brazeau, both of Ottawa, and Mrs Lucien Bourguignon of Lachine. Two brothers, Thomas Lahey of Ottawa and D.B. Lahey of Buckingham, also survive, as do several grandchildren.
    The funeral will take place from the McEvoy Brothers funeral parlors on Monday at 7:45 a.m. for requiem high mass at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help at 8 o'clock. The body will be taken to Notre Dame vault and burial will be in South March in May. 
    Died 14 Feb 1941  Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Witnesses 07 May 1941 
    Patrick Fahey, Thomas Lahey, Clarence Lahey and Clifford Lahey 
    Buried 07 May 1941  St. Isidore, South March, March township, Carleton Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Association Daniel Lahey (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Association Peter Myrtle Dolan (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Association Patrick Burke (Relationship: Burial witness) 
    Notes 
    • Dad says his nickname ("Wild Bill") was "well deserved."
    Person ID I38  Moran
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 

    Father John Lahey,   b. Mar 1837, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 July 1899, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Margaret Jane Killeen,   b. 28 Sep 1835, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 December 1913  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 12 January 1858  St. Patrick's, Ottawa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Elizabeth Kelly,   b. 27 Aug 1873, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1932, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1896  St. Isidore, South March, March township, Carleton Co. Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Witnesses John Lahey of Marchhurst, Ont. and Emma Kelly of South March. 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Henry Clifford Lahey,   b. 04 Dec 1897, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Clarence Lahey,   b. 24 June 1899, South March, March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William James Benjamin Lahey,   b. 8 May 1901, South March, March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Gladys Lahey,   b. 7 July 1902
     5. Mary Frances Margaret Lahey,   b. 26 December 1904
     6. Mary Rita Lahey,   b. 20 December 1906
     7. Anna Mary Lahey,   b. 23 Jan 1909, March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1909  (Age 0 years)
     8. Joseph Edward Denis Lahey,   b. 22 Mar 1911
     9. Augustus Gerald Fay Lahey,   b. 24 Feb 1913, March township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Ottawa Citizen, 14 Feb 1941.

    2. [S89] St. Isidore.