Mary Walsh1

#27848, (circa 1840 - )
Father*John Walsh1 (c 1798 - 1866)
Mother*Johanna Halahan1 (c 1801 - 1863)

Family

Benjamin Corrigan b. c 1813, d. 1911
She was a child of John Walsh and Johanna Halahan; "1850. John Welsh came shortly after the Barrys, to whom he was related by marriage; but did not take up a farm for a long time." Worked for Crane [in Sackville], eventually purchased part of the Mansfield farm. Children John ("the Yankee"), Edward, Michael, Mrs. Hennessy [Eleanor] and Mary (second wife of Benjamin Carrigan.)2 
Mary Walsh was also known as Welsh (variant.)3 
Her married name was Corrigan. 
Birth*circa 1840She was born circa 1840.4 
1851She appeared on the census of 1851 in the household of John Walsh and Johanna Halahan, age 11, entered Colony 1836 sic; (neis. Jeremiah and Catherine Sweeny.)5 
1861She appeared on the census of 1861 in the household of John Walsh and Johanna Halahan at Botsford, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (neis. Benjamin and Catherine Corrigan, fam. 493; Noonans; John and Bridget Riley, fam. 499.)6 
Marriage*26 September 1864She married Benjamin Corrigan on 26 September 1864 at Ste-Thérèse d'Avila Church, Cap-Pelé, Botsford, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.7 

Citations

  1. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia).
  2. [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. 26.
  3. [S520] VWH.
  4. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census.
  5. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). John (60), Irish, farmer; Joanna (59), Irish; both entered Colony 1836.
  6. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census. John Welch (63), b. Ireland, farmer; Johana (60), b. Ireland.
  7. [S1199] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: Ste-Thérèse, Cap-Pelé/Cape Bald, Cte Westmorland, 1859-1899 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), p. 75, M-57, img. 43/426. Benjamin Corrigan of Cap Tormentine, wid. of Catherine Mahoney, and Mary Welsh of Cap Tormentine, dau. of John Welsh and Johanna Houlahan, marr. 24 Sep 1864 by F X Babinault; witn. Edward Welsh and Nory [or Mary, County Register has Nora] Mahoney.