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Sheehan from Castledrum, Co. Kerry, Ireland in Charleston, Coles Co., Illinois
Posted by: Mary Leinenbach (ID *****1979) Date: March 09, 2009 at 09:26:51
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My grandmother Mary Barton O'Brien emigrated from Gortaleen, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry May 1891 to Charleston, Coles County, Illinois with 2 Barton first cousins Patrick Barton and Mary Barton, where several of their Barton first cousins had earlier married,if anyone is out of these Sheehans below who were from Castledrum, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland would like to hear from you. Thanks, Mary tmlein@insightbb.com
Patrick Sheehan was born 1845 in ?Co. Kerry, Ireland, died 03 December 1910 in Boolteens West, Keel, Castlemanie,Co. Kerry, They were evicted from Castledrum and later lived in Boolteens,Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry one of the windows in Keel Church is dedicated to their son Ned Sheehan, the only one of their children to remain in Co. Kerry. He married Catherine "Katie" my great-grandaunt Barton 09 February 1865 in St. Gobnet's Catholic Church, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, witnesses- Patrick Sheehin and Patrick Barton, bride lived Castledrum when married, daughter of Patrick Barton and Catherine Maher. She was born 28 August 1845 in Gortaleen, Keel, Castlemaine,baptized Catholic 28 Aug. 1845 in Keel, sponsors- Florence Sullivan & Honora Maher, daughter of Patrick Barton & Catherine Maher, they lived Castledrum w after eviction lived opposite Forge, beside ruin of Old Church, Kate died 11 March 1932 in Boolteens West, buried Old Keel Cem. with son Ned Sheehan
       
Children of Patrick Sheehan and Catherine Barton are:
              i.       Mary Sheehan, born 07 October 1866 in Castledrum, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, baptized Catholic 7 Oct. 1866 Keel, sponsors- Denis Barton & Mary Sheehan, married 1888 Coles Co., IL, Jeremiah Downey, lived Brazil, IN in 1903 when brother Denis came out,& in 1904 when sister Kate came out; died 03 February 1937 in Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana, buried Holy Cross, Indianapolis, in 1900 age 32 married 11 years living Nevens Township, Vigo County, Indiana, emig. 1881. She married Jeremiah 'Jerry' Downey 11 December 1888 in Coles Co., IL; born 11 August 1865 in ?County ?, Ireland, lived Brazil, IN in 1903 as brother Denis was coming out to his wife, they lived 156 First St. Brazil, IN, lived there in 1904, in 1900 lived Nevins Township, Vigo County, Indiana age 33 married 11 years, Rail roader, emig. 1881, Na; died 13 August 1919 in in Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, IN, he & brother Timothy Downeywere poss. twins but not sure of this?.
              ii.       John Sheehan, born 25 March 1868 in Castledrum, bpt Keel, sponsors- Dermot and Mary Sheehan,Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, emig before 1896; died Unknown in possibly Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana, He married Nora Godfrey 23 April 1896 in Coles Co., IL; born Unknown in ?,died Unknown in ? Buried ?
              iii.       Timothy Sheehan, born 23 January 1870 in Castledrum, bpt Keel, sponsors- Edmund and Joanna Dowd, Dec. of Intent in Vigo, Co. IN 3 Oct. 1918, age 48, immig from Liverpool, lived 734 N. 11th St. Terre Haute, IN, RR engineer; died Unknown in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, buried ? mar. Mame H. Rohan. He married Mame H. Rohan Bef. 1903 in ?; born Unknown in ?, died Unknown in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.
              iv.       Ellen "Ellie" Sheehan, born 06 January 1872 in Castledrum Keel,Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, bpt Keel, spon- Bryan & Mary O'Brien, immig to Charleston, IL, mar. 7 June 1890 Charleston, IL,died 08 July 1966 in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Danville, Illinois, buried Danville, IL, St. Patrick's Cem./ Resurrection Cem. Danville, IL,married. Timothy T. Downey 7 June 1890 Charleston, Coles Co., IL. born 06 February 1865 in ?County ?, Ireland,Section Foreman C. & E. Railroad,died 10 March 1934 in Train accident in Danville, IL, buried Danville, IL, crushed on his handcar on the tracks by a passenger train running three hours late, body had to be picked up in pieces, lived 7 Prairie Ave., Danville, IL, immig ca 1883.
              v.       Jeremiah "Jerr" Sheehan, born 29 March 1874 in Castledrum, Keel, Castlemaine,bpt Keel, sponsors Corns Harrington and Mary Mahony; died Unknown in ?, buried ? mar. 22 Oct. 1908 in St. John's Catholic Church in Champaign, IL ,Bridget ?. 22 October 1908; born Unknown in ?; died Unknown in ?.
              vi.       Michael Sheehan, born 05 August 1876 in Castledrum, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, bpt Keel, sponsors- Eugene and Mary O'Sullivan; died Unknown in ?,, no known descendants
              vii.       Catherine "Katie" "Kathryn" Sheehan, born 08 December 1878 in Castledrum, bpt Keel sponsors- Timothy and Mary Cahilane immig 1904 on ship Cedric to sister Mrs. T. Downey in Brazil, IN, and her Aunt Nellie Callahan, died 15 May 1955 in Indianapolis, IN, buried ? in the 1901 census she is listed as age 15, married name at death Kathryn Morrisey, wife of John P. Morrisey, Katie died at age 69 of Congestive Heart Failure, She married (1) ? Unknown in ?; born Unknown in ?, date of marriage unknown; died Unknown in ?. She married (2) Joseph Thomas Miller Unknown in ?; born Unknown in ?, died Unknown in ?, date of marriage unknown. She married (3) John "Honk" P. Morrisey Unknown in ?; born Unknown in ?, Served in WW I, date of mar. unknown; died Unknown in ?, buried ?, no known descendants.
              viii.       Dennis/ Denis Sheehan, born 1882 in prob. Castledrum, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, lived in New Jersey, in 1907 lived 108 Morningside Ave., NY when his brother Patrick emig. on Baltic 26 Oct. 1907, passage; died Unknown in ?, buried ?,immig. 18 June 1903 arrival on Majestic with Denis Lehane, going to sister Mrs. Downey, 156 First St., Brazil, IN, no known descendants.
              ix.       Edward "Ned" "Neddy" Sheehan, born 09 January 1885 in Boolteens West, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland, son of Patrick Sheehan & Catherine Barton, remembered as a small man, died 06 November 1955 in Boolteens, buried Old Keel Cem., lived Boolteens Window in Keel Church is in his memory from 2 nieces in IL
              x.       Patrick Sheehan, born 15 June 1888 in Boolteens West, Keel, Castlemaine, Co. Kerry, Ireland emig. 26 Oct. 1907 on Baltic through Ellis age 21 to brother Denis Sheehan, 108 Morningside, NY, 5'10", fair complexion, fair hair, dark eyes,; died Unknown in ? lived in New York City at one time. He married ? Unknown in ?; born Unknown in ?; died Unknown in ?.



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