Mary Donovan1,2,3

#13636, (circa 1803 - 3 February 1868)

Family

John Holland b. c 1800, d. 1888
Children 1.Honora Holland+13 (c 1832 - 1863)
 2.William Holland14 (c 1834 - 1854)
 3.Jeremiah Holland+1 (1837 - 1881)
 4.Catherine Holland+15 (1839 - 1920)
 5.Mary Anne Holland+14 (1841 - 1927)
 6.Margaret Holland14 (1842 - )
 7.Charles Holland16 (1844 - b 1852)
 8.John Holland Jr.+14 (c 1845 - b 1880)
 9.Daniel Holland14 (1847 - 1872)
 10.Joseph Holland17 (c 1851 - )
"John Holland came with his wife and mother. He married in Ireland a relative of the Sweeneys. His family consisted of Jeremiah, John, Daniel, Joseph, Mrs. John Barry, Mrs. John Mahoney, Mrs. Charles Noonan, Margaret (Mrs. Quilty). The loudness of Holland's voice would have been disconcerting were it not that there was something genial and friendly in its tone. He was an ideal companion for a day's work or an outing."4 
Her married name was Holland.5 
Birth*circa 1803She was born circa 1803 at IrelandG; (poss. as late as 1807.)6,5 
Marriage*say 1828She married John Holland say 1828.7 
June 1831She and John Holland migrated to New BrunswickG (1851 census for Honora has Sep 1828) in June 1831.8 
Baptism25 August 1833She sponsored the baptism of Margaret Savage on 25 August 1833 at St-Henri Church, Barachois, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.9 
Baptism27 January 1840She witnessed the baptism of Mary Shea on 27 January 1840 at Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG. [Her dau. Catherine was bapt. the same day]10 
Baptism10 June 1841She witnessed the baptism of Brigitt _____ on 10 June 1841 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.11 
1851She and John Holland appeared on the census of 1851 at Botsford, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (neis. Charles (28) and Catherine (29) Lane; Honora (Holland) Barry.)8 
1861She and John Holland appeared on the census of 1861 at Botsford, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (neis. Honora (70), James (24) and Mary (33) Barry, fam. 470; John and Honora Barry, fam. 472.)12 
Death*3 February 1868She died on 3 February 1868 at Botsford, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.6 
Burial*circa 6 February 1868She was buried circa 6 February 1868 at St. Bartholomew's Church Cemetery, Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.6 

Citations

  1. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: Shemogue [Chimogoui, St-Barthélemi], Cte Westmorland, 1813-1855 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), sh. 44, B5, img. 47/150. Jeremiah Holland, b. 1 Mar 1837, son of John Holland, farmer of St Barthelémi, and Mary Donovan, bapt. 24 Jun 1837; by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors Denys Murphy and Catherine Savadge. Online Ancestry.com.
  2. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, p. 9, B3, img. 145/150. Daniel Holland, b. 2 Jul 1847, son of John Holland and Mary Donovan, bapt. 2 Aug 1847; by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors William Caroll and Catherine Sweeney.
  3. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, p. 70, B35, img. 60/150. Charles Holland, b. 18 Apr 1844, son of John Holland and Mary Donovan, bapt. 12 May 1844; by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors Patrick [?]Savadge] and Mary Hickey.
  4. [S79] Rev. Edward Savage, The Story of Melrose, Westmorland County (copy from Université Saint Joseph Archives, Moncton), transcription online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nbwestmo/history.htm, p. 14.
  5. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). age 45, b. Ireland.
  6. [S106] St. Bartholomew's Cemetery Headstones and Parish Register Entries, Mark Edlund (compiler), online rootsweb.ancestry.com, Transcription of grave marker no. 61; "HOLLAND / Mary wife of John Holland Died Feb. 3, 1868 aged 65 yrs  / Also their children / William died Dec. 19, 1854 aged 20 / Daniel Feb. 3, 1872 aged 25.  
  7. [S520] VWH.
  8. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). John (48), farmer; Mary (45); both Irish, entered Colony Jun 1831.
  9. [S146] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Henri, Barachois, Cte Westmorland, 1812-1899, Vols. 1 and 2 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), v. 1 1812-1838, p. 102, B-43. Margaret Savage, [age illegible], dau. of James Savage and Eleanora Barry of Cap Tormentine, bapt. 25 Aug 1833 by Ant. Gagnon; sponsors John Holland and Mary Donovan. [Same day as bapt. of William, son of William Savage and Bridget Hagerty]
  10. [S146] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: St-Henri, Barachois, 1812-1899 1 & 2, Vol. 2, p. 15, B-9, img. 9/504. Mary Shea, dau. of Michael Shea and Catherine Savage of Cap Tormentine, b. 27 Dec 1839, bapt. 27 Jan 1840 by Ant. Gagnon; sponsors Dennis Sweeny and Mary Donovan.
  11. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, p. 3, B3, img. 142/150. Brigitt, parents unknown, b. 23 Mar 1841, parents unknown, bapt. 10 Jun 1841; by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors John Holland and Mary Donovan.
  12. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census. John (60), b. Ireland, farmer, R.C.; Mary (57), b. Ireland, R.C.
  13. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, P. 158, M2, img. 105/150. John Barry and Honora Holland of Cap Tormentin, marr. 16 Feb 1851, by John Sweeney, priest; witnesses John Holland, father of the bride, and Margaret Barry. [indexed as Honora Howard]
  14. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). b. NB.
  15. [S560] New Brunswick Department of Health Certificate of Registration of Death (Form C.-3), Reg. no. 044195. Catherine Noonan, b. Westmorland Co. NB 1839, dau. of John Holland and Mary Holland, both b. Ireland, house wife, formerly tailouress, same res. 52 yrs; d. Melrose, Botsford, 28 Oct 1920, age 81y 6m 27d, old age; informant Charles Noonan, husband, res. Melrose; bur. Melrose 28 Oct 1920, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, online http://archives.gnb.ca
  16. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, p. 70, B35, img. 60/150. Charles Holland, b. 18 Apr 1844, son of John Holland and Mary Donovan; bapt. 12 May 1844 by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors Patrick Sweeny and Mary Hickey.
  17. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census. age 10, b. NB.