Mary Callahan1

#21984, (1824 - 13 May 1890)


John McKelvie b. c 1820, d. 1912
Children 1.Catherine McKelvie+2 (1845 - 1919)
 2.Margaret McKelvie+8 (1848 - 1936)
 3.Mary Ann McKelvie8 (c 1849 - )
 4.Sarah McKelvie8 (c 1851 - )
 5.John McKelvie8 (c 1853 - )
 6.Rebecca McKelvie1 (1854 - 1941)
 7.Selena McKelvie+8 (c 1857 - )
 8.Elizabeth McKelvie+8 (1858 - )
 9.Jane McKelvie+8 (c 1860 - 1946)
 10.Hugh McKelvie9 (c 1863 - )
Her married name was McKelvie.2 
Birth*1824She was born in 1824 at Co. Monaghan, IrelandG.3 
1838She entered the Colony of New BrunswickG in 1838.4 
Marriage*13 January 1846She married John McKelvie on 13 January 1846 at Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.3 
1851She and John McKelvie appeared on the census of 1851 at Dorchester Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (neis. Patrick and Allen Sweeney with Margaret McElvy, wid., age 60.)4 
1861She and John McKelvie appeared on the census of 1861 at Dorchester Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.5 
Death*13 May 1890She died on 13 May 1890 at Memramcook, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.6,7,3 
Burial*15 May 1890She was buried on 15 May 1890 at St. Thomas's Church Cemetery, Memramcook, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.7 


  1. [S1455] Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, index, online, Rebecca Seland, wife of Jacob, dau. of John McKelvey and Mary Callahan, d. Seattle WA 13 Jan 1941, age 86y 2m 27d. Index, ref. img. 65, ID 46.
  2. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia).
  3. [S82] Robert F Fellows, compiler, First Families of New Brunswick ( (members only): New Brunswick Genealogical Society, 2006), p. 1205. John McKelvie (or McAlvie), b. ca. 1806 at Donaghmore, County Donegal, Ireland, d. Moncton 12 Jan 1912 [sic]; entered NB 1832, res. Memramcook, Dorchester Parish. Marr. 13 Jan 1846 Mary Catherine O’Callaghan, b. 1824 County Monaghan, Ireland, d. 15 May 1890. [Note: not found in Memramcook register]
  4. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). John (31), b. Ireland, carriage maker; Mary (26), b. Ireland; both entered Colony in 1838.
  5. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census. John (40), b. Ireland, carriage maker, R.C.; Mary (40), b. Ireland.
  6. [S108] Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Registration Division, Deaths (Sch. C.), Return of Clergymen, Occupier or Other Person, No. 1359. Mary Callahan, b. and res. Memramcook [sic], farmer, b. 13 Aug 1890, age 72, old age; inf. L J O Lecours, priest, St. Joseph College, NB, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  7. [S101] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Thomas, Memramcook, Cte Westmorland, 1845-1899 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), Vol. 1845-1899, p. 29, img. 1178/1466. Mary Callahan, wife of John McKelvey, d. yesterday, bur. 15 May 1890; rites by E J St. Amand, witn. James PHenry [poss.] and Edward Donahoe.
  8. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census.
  9. [S84] 1871 Canada Census.