The O'Hourihane, Hor(ri)gan
Han(d)rahan, and Horan DNA Projects
This family was from Caheragh civil parish, outside Skibbereen in west Cork.
- 1. Patrick Hourihan and Ellen Collins (of Killeenleigh) m. 1848 were the parents of Margaret (1849), Mary (1852), James (1855), John Patrick Hourihan (1857), Michael (1859), Nell (1861/2), Patrick (1865), and Cornelius (1867).
- 2. John Patrick Hourihan b. 1857, emigrated to the US, m. Hannah Laffey were the parents of John A. Patrick Hourihan. Hannah Laffey was born 1860 and arrived from Ireland in 1864.
- 3. John A. Patrick Hourihan b. 1890 Lynn (Boston), MA m. Elizabeth Personius were the parents of Robert C. Howard.
- 4. Robert C. Howard b.c. 1932 Lynn, MA, USA m. Mildred Patterson were the parents of this tester (b. 1958).
The family was in Killeenleigh for a while but they may have moved around, to Kilnagospagh and to Dromore.
The naturalization record of John Patrick was 25-Oct-1882. He died in Lynn, Massachusetts on 24-Nov-1896.
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Tuesday, 02-Sep-2014 07:38:41 MDT