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The O'Hourihane, Hor(ri)gan
Han(d)rahan, and Horan DNA Projects

DNA Test Kit # 321445

This family was from Tooreen in Caheragh parish, near Drimoleague, Co Cork, IRELAND.

  1. 1. Laurence Hourihane, b.c. early 1800's Caheragh?, m. Catherine Collins 1843 in Skibbereen R.C. Parish. They were the parents of Patrick (1844), Tom (1846), and Laurence (1849), all baptized in Caheragh R.C. Parish.
  2. 2. Patrick Hourihane, bap. 1844 Caheragh, Cork, IRE m. Hanora Donovan of Kilscohanaght in 1865 at the Drimoleague R.C. Chapel. They were the parents of Kate (1866), Thomas (1867), Laurence (1869), Helen (1871), Daniel (1873), Hanora (1874), and Patrick (1877), and Michael P (1881).
  3. 3. Michael P. Hourihane, b.c. 1881 m. Kate Donovan 1917 were the parents of Michael b. 1922 of Tooreen, direct paternal ancestor of #321445.

Kate Donovan's parents were Jane Kingston and Patrick Donovan of Carrig. Jane Kingston's parents were Paul Kingston and Johanna Collins of Bawnnahow. Paul Kingston's parents were William Kingston and Jane Townsend of Clodagh.

Honora (Norry) Donovan was baptized 17-Apr-1838 in Drimoleague & Drinagh R.C. Parish. Her parents were Daniel Donovan and Ellen McCarthy of Kilscohanagh and Toneagh. They were married in 1837. Their children: Norry (1838), Mary (1839), Cornelius (1844), Ellen (1846), Daniel (1848), Rick (1851), Timothy (1853), Andrew (1855), Nelly (1857), and Rickard (1859).

The origins of Catherine Collins and of Ellen McCarthy are unknown.

Daniel Donovan and Ellen McCarthy may have been third cousins. Their appears to be the following annotation with their marriage record:

in 4 10 et 4 10 con grd dispensed by the Bishop

i.e., maybe something like:

in 4 [quartio] et 4 [quartio] consanguinitatis gradu

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