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Descendants of Nanno Anna Nora Donovan
Generation No. 1
1. NANNO ANNA NORA3 DONOVAN (JOHN2, FIRST1) was born Abt. May 1867 in Mt. Gabriel, County Cork, Ireland, and died in Brisbane, Australia. She married JOHN TIERNEY in Melbourne, Australia. He died in Melbourne, Australia.
Notes for NANNO ANNA NORA DONOVAN:
March 5, 1974, Exerpts from "The Leary Letter"
"Nora (Nano?) (Donovan) went to Melbourne Australia. She married one John Tierney and had a son, John, when she discovered he had been married before and didn't bother to be divorced. She left Tierney and supported herself and son John, and he lived till four or five years ago in Melbourne. His wife Lucy Tierney is still alive."
Newport (RI) Probate Records: Maria (Donovan) Devlin, Will, family mentioned:
Niece Minnie (Mary Aurelia Donovan) Crothy [sic.] (Correct spelling is "Crotty") of Erie, PA; Sister Elizabeth (Donovan) O'Brien; Sister Catherine (Donovan) Leary of Erie, PA; Sister Nano (Donovan) Tierney of Australia; Brother Timothy Donovan of Ireland; Brother William Donovan of Ireland; Brother John Donovan of Ireland; Rest and Residue to children of late cousins Dr. Patrick Donovan, Dr. Edward Donovan and Mary Halloran. Date 26 April 1945. Codicil dated January 1947, Proved 27 March 1947 (Newport (RI) Probate 118:471 et seq.)
National Library of Ireland
Catholic Parish of Schull East, Co. Cork,
Source: NLI., Pos. 4804-5 Searches: Baptisms & Marriages registers:
Baptised on 9th May 1867, NANNO, the daughter of JOHN DONOVAN & CATHERINE COGHLAN. Sponsors: Michael & Catherine Coghlan.
Ireland General Registry Office, Co. Cork:
Birth, 1867, NANNO, the daughter of JOHN DONOVAN & CATHERIN COUGHLAN (Schull, 10/732). 9/5/1867 parents named as John Donovan a "Farmer" of Letter, and Catherine nee Coughlan.
Child of NANNO DONOVAN and JOHN TIERNEY is:
i. JOHN4 TIERNEY.
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