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John Galligan

Male 1826 - 1906


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  • Name  John Galligan 
    Born  1826  Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Emigration  1842 (1901 census) 
    Religion  Roman Catholic 
    Census  1851  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Living in the household of his older brother Thomas Galligan (27), with Thomas's wife Ann, their widowed mother Ann (Kelly) Galligan (64), their sister Ann (age 24, not yet married to Francis Moran), and Thomas's son Thomas Galligan jr (1). Age 25, Farmer, born Cavan, Ireland, Roman Catholic. 
    Census  1861  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Head of household, age 38, born Ireland, RC, Farmer, Log house. With wife Ellen McGee (age 27, born U. States, RC) and children Mary Ann (5), Bridget (3) and Thomas Daniel (1). Also a Bridget Galligan, single, age 25, born Upper Canada, RC. 
    Census  1871  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Head of household, age 46, born Ireland, R.Catholic, Irish, Farmer. With wife Ellen McGee (age 36, born United States, R. Catholic, Irish, able to read and write), and children Mary Ann (15), Bridget (13) and Thomas Daniel (10). 
    Address  1875  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Galligan, John, laborer, h [house] Harriet 
    Census  1881  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Head of household, age 55, born Ireland, R. Catholic, Irish, Farmer. With wife Ellen McGee (age 45, born U.S., R. Catholic, Irish) and children Bridget (21) and Thomas Daniel (age 20, occupation Teacher).  
    Address  1888  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    2 Elgin St., Arnprior. Freeholder; occupation: laborer. 
    Census  1901  Eganville, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Living in the household of his son Thomas Daniel (T.D. Galligan, M.D.), with daughter-in-law Catherine Brody, grandchildren John B., Thomas J., Catherine M., Helen L., and Mary F. Also two servants: Bella Lubitz and Ellen Dailey. Age 71, birth date given as 1 February 1830, born Ireland, Irish, Roman Catholic, "Farmer Staying on With." Gives emigration date as 1842. 
    Died  22 Mar 1906  Eganville, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Physician and death informant is his son Dr. Galligan, M.D.
    Obituary  23 Mar 1906  Eganville, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died: John Galligan, 80, father of Dr T.D. Galligan. Born County Cavan, Ireland, 1826. Came with his parents to Fitzroy when he was 14. In 1855 married Ellen McGee, who died in 1898. Three of their children are still living: Mrs J. Sullivan, Arnprior; Mrs Killeen, Antrim, and Dr Galligan of Eganville. 
    Cause of Death  Pneumonia 
    Association  Ellen Laney (Relationship: Burial witness) 
    Association  John Moran (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Association  Ann Elizabeth Moran (Relationship: Godfather/goddaughter) 
    Association  Mary Ann Killeen (Relationship: Burial witness) 
    Association  Francis Moran (Relationship: Burial witness) 
    Association  Family: Thomas Smith/Frances Aspel (F1288) (Relationship: Marriage witness) 
    Person ID  I864  Moran
    Last Modified  5 Mar 2012 

    Father  Denis Galligan,   b. About 1782, Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1846, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ann Kelly,   b. circa 1785, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1866, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F573  Group Sheet

    Family  Ellen McGee,   b. Apr 1834, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jun 1898, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1855  [11
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Galligan,   b. Nov 1855, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1921, Arnrprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Bridget Galligan,   b. 1858, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1938, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Thomas Daniel Galligan,   b. 28 Aug 1860
     4. Bernard Galligan,   b. May 1863
    Family ID  F244  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S79] 1901 Census of Canada.

    2. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada).
      Canada West, Carleton County, Fitzroy Township, District 4, Subdistrict 24, page 31.

    3. [S165] 1861 Census of Fitzroy Twp, Carleton Co., (Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society).

    4. [S81] 1871 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, District 78, Carleton, Fitzroy, Division 3, Family No. 2, page 1.

    5. [S245] Ottawa and Kingston City Directory, 1875, 511.

    6. [S72] 1881 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, District 113, Renfrew South, Arnprior Village, Family No. 22, pages 5-6.

    7. [S147] Renfrew Co. Directory 1888, (Pembroke: W.J. Gallagher), 11.

    8. [S79] 1901 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Renfrew (South/Sud), District 111, Eganville, Subdistrict F-1, Family Number 21, page 3.

    9. [S140] Eganville Extracts, 1902-1913, Carol Bennett McCuaig, (Juniper Books Ltd.), 45.
      Died: John Galligan, 80, father of Dr. T.D. Galligan. Born County Cavan, Ireland, 1826. Came with his parents to Fitzroy when he was 14. In 1855 he married Ellen McGee, who died in 1898. Three of their children are still living: Mrs. J. Sullivan, Arnprior; Mrs. Killeen, Antrim, and Dr. Galligan of Eganville.

    10. [S85] Ontario Deaths.

    11. [S140] Eganville Extracts, 1902-1913, Carol Bennett McCuaig, (Juniper Books Ltd.), 45.