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Families who came from Ireland
to Charlestown, NH

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[Source: History of Charlestown, NH - Fort No. 4, by Rev. Henry H. Saunderson 1876]

Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth

LYONS -- MAHONEY - MCMAHON - MORRIS - O'HAYER - O'LEARY

p.472 LYONS
James Lyons, son of Thomas and Mary (Riley) Lyons, was b. in Kilrush, county of Clare, Ireland; m. Oct 10, 1852, Catherine Torpey, dau of Dennis and Bridget (Hayes) Torpey. b. in Caher Hurley, county of Clare, Ireland.

Mr. Lyons landed in America Oct 1st 1849 and came immediately to Charlestown, NH, where he has since resided. Children:
1. Mary Lyons b. July 23d 1853; m. Elbridge Buswell of Acworth.
1. Walter Buswell
2. Ernest Buswell

2. Kate Lyons b. March 14th 1855.

3. Jane Lyons b. March 7th 1857.

4. Thomas Lyons b. Dec 10th, 1859.

5. James Lyons, Jr. b. Feb 16, 1861.

6. Margaret Lyons, b. March 13, 1863; d. April 30th 1864.

7. David Lyons b. Feb 23, 1865.

8. Jane Lyons 2d b. May 6, 1867.

9. Lizzie Lyons b. June 3, 1870; d. Dec 28. 1874.



p.474  MAHONEY
Thomas Mahoney, son of Michael and Sarah Mahoney was b. in Co. Clare, Parish of Feakle; m. Kate McMahon. One child, Mary Mahoney b. Dec 11, 1872. Sally Maroney, at Mr. Works', settled at Charlestown 1855.



p.474

McMAHON
Michael McMahon son of William and Mary (Rowan) McMahon b. at County Clare, Parish of Feakle, Ireland; m. Margaret Manix dau of Philip and Nora (Boleyn) Manix; b. Sept 26, 1829. Children:

1. and 2. died in Ireland.

3. Michael McMahon, Jr. b. at Charlestown Sept 27, 1850.

4. William McMahon, b. June 4, 1852; business agent for P. T. Barnum of New York.

5. Timothy McMahon b. Nov 26, 1854; m. Nov 26, 1873, Katie Gilbert b. at Acworth Nov 26, 1856. Children:
1. Nellie Howard McMahon b. Oct 1874.

6. John McMahon b. June 17,1856; died Feb 19, 1874.

7. Philip McMahon b. Feb 17, 1857; killed at railroad depot in North
Charlestown on Feb 28, 1872.

8. Mary Ellen McMahon b. Nov 7, 1859; d. 1876.

9. Thomas McMahon b. July 17, 1860

10. Sarah Etta McMahon b. Nov 1, 1862.

11. Katie McMahon b. June 4, 1871; died July 19th 1874.

Note: Michael McMahon settled in Charlestown April 1846; his wife landed in New York, Aug 27, 1848.

Thomas McMahon son of William and Mary (Rowan) McMahon of County Clare Ireland, b. 1816; m. 1842 Mary McLoughlin, dau of John & Mary (Milen)
McLoughlin, of County of Galway, b. 1816. Their children:

1. Mary McMahon b. Aug 6, 1843; m. Thomas Burns of Claremont, NH
1. Mary Ann Burns
2. Nellie Burns
3. Robert Burns
4. John Burns
5. Grace Burns

2. Annie McMahon b. 1845; d. Sept. 13, 1862.

3. Bridget McMahon b. July 6, 1850; d. May 25, 1875.

4. Maggie McMahon b. March 1, 1853.

Thomas McMahon came to America in 1847 and very soon after settled in Charlestown, NH.

Timothy McMahon son of William and Mary (Rowan) McMahon; b. 1820 in Co. Clare, Parish of Feakle; m. 1845, Mary McMannarah (as spelled)
b. 1830 in Co. of Clare, Parish of Tula, Ireland; had eight children all of whom died; they settled in Charlestown in 1850.



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MORRIS

Patrick Morris, son of Thomas and Elizabeth (O'Connor) Morris, Co. of Kerry, Ireland b. in 1824; m. Nov 8th 1866, Ann Carmody, dau of James and Mary (Burke) Carmody of Co. Clare, Ireland; b. 1830. Children:

1. Thomas Morris b. Sept 15, 1861.
2. John Morris b. July 25, 1863.
3. James Morris b. July 4, 1865.
4. Lizzie Morris b. July 19, 1868.
5. William Morris b. Feb 8, 1871.
6. Mary Morris b. June 8, 1872.

Mr. Morris came to Charlestown in 1856.



p.485

O'HAYER
Timothy W. O'Hayer son of Timothy and Elizabeth O'Hayer, county of Limerick in Ireland, b. 1830; m. March 9, 1849 Johanna Madegan dau of Dennis and Ann (McCarty) Madegan, county of Clair, Ireland; b. Aug 1, 1830. Children:

1. Timothy P. O'Hayer b. Mar 9, 1850; m. Briget McGrath July 12, 1873.
One son, John Sherman O'Hayer b. April 22, 1874.

2. Annie O'Hayer b. Dec 3, 1852.

3. Lizzie O'Hayer b. Feb 22, 1854.

4. Ellen O'Hayer b. March 16, 1856.

5. Mary O'Hayer b. Dec 15, 1858.

6. John O'Hayer b. Sept 11, 1862.

7. Joseph D. O'Hayer b. Nov 2, 1864.

8. James M. O'Hayer b. June 26, 1867.




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O'LEARY

Patrick O'Leary son of Michael and Mary (O'Sullivan) O'Leary; b. in Co. of Kerry, Ireland, in 1838; m. Nov 25, 1860, Elizabeth Coffey dau of Thomas and Mary Coffey b. in Co. of Kerry, Ireland in 1840.
Children:

1. James Coffey O'Leary b. Aug 14, 1861.

2. Mary O'Leary b. Oct 29, 1863.

3. Thomas O'Leary b. Mar 25, 1868.

4. Elizabeth O'Leary b. June 27, 1870.

5. Kate O'Leary b. Aug 14, 1872.

6. Margaret O'Leary b. Feb 20, 1875.

Mr. O'Leary came to Charlestown, NH August 19, 1860.






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