Michael Holahan1

#8030, (circa 1788 - 25 April 1844)
Father*Patrick Holahan2 (c 1760 - )
Mother*Mary Farley2 (c 1760 - )

Family

Margaret Savage b. s 1808, d. 1886
Children 1.Patrick Holahan12 (1830 - )
 2.Mary Houlahan+13 (1831 - )
 3.Michael Holahan Jr.12 (1832 - )
 4.Timothy Holahan14 (1833 - )
 5.Martin Holahan15 (c 1837 - 1913)
 6.Ann Holahan16 (1837 - 1863)
 7.Denis Holahan17 (1840 - 1920)
 8.Margaret Holahan18 (1842 - )
Michael Holahan was also known as Uloghan.3 
Michael Holahan was also known as Holan.4 
Michael Holahan was also known as Houlahan.4 
Family name reads Ulohan in Drouin records but no such name in any census; Story of Melrose gives Houlihan, census data give Holahan, widow's entry in cemetery register has Hallihan.5 
Birth*circa 1788He was born circa 1788 at Co. Kerry, IrelandG.3 
before 1822He migrated to New BrunswickG before 1822.4 
Baptism9 May 1822He witnessed the baptism of Elizabeth Dalton on 9 May 1822 at Chapelle de la baie du Chimougoui, Shemogue, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.6 
Baptism13 March 1827He witnessed the baptism of Sophia Walsh on 13 March 1827 at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.7 
Marriage*21 May 1829He married Margaret Savage, daughter of Denis Savage and Maria Devine, on 21 May 1829 at St-Henri Church, Barachois, Shediac Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.8 
Death*25 April 1844He died on 25 April 1844 at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (poss. 1842, see citations.)3,9,10 
Burial28 September 1845He was buried on 28 September 1845 at St. Bartholomew's Church Cemetery, Melrose, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (poss. memorial only.)3,9,10 
Burial Rites*28 September 1845Burial rites for Michael Holahan were performed on 28 September 1845 at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.3,9,11 

Citations

  1. [S146] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Henri, Barachois, Cte Westmorland, 1812-1899, Vols. 1 and 2 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), 1829, p. 67, img 90/155, M2; 21 May 1829; Michael Mohan, farmer of Ste Therese in Botsford, son of Patrick Mohan and of Mary Garby? of Co. Kerry, Ireland; Marguerite Savage, res. Cap Tourmentin, dau. of Denis Savage, farmer, and of Mary Keateney [this written over Corrigan?] also of Cap Tourmentin; witnesses Charles Kelly, friend of the groom, and Dennis Savage, father of the bride. [signed] Denis Savadge, Charles Kelley.
  2. [S146] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: St-Henri, Barachois, 1812-1899 1 & 2, Marr. rec. of Michael Mohan, son of Patrick Mohan [sic] and of Mary Farley (or Garby), 1829, q.v.
  3. [S106] St. Bartholomew's Cemetery Headstones and Parish Register Entries, Mark Edlund (compiler), online rootsweb.ancestry.com, Parish register entries. Rec. 95, "This 28th of September 1845 I have supplied the funeral ceremonies to the burial of the corpse of Michael Uloghan deceased the 25th day of April 1844 at the age of 55 years. Present Michael Carroll and Dominick Hays." Also Rec. 172, "Michael Uloghan of Shemogue deceased the 25th day of April 1844 at the age of 55 years," bur. 28 Sep 1845.
  4. [S520] VWH.
  5. [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. 17: "Splane, Downey, Murphy, and James Stack married four sisters of Daniel Savage, whose father did not come to America. Daniel himself took up a farm at the extreme western end of the Settlement. He married Bridget Blanch. His family were: Daniel, William, Charles, John, Maurice, Mary Houlihan, Julia Delahunt, Margaret, Catherine, and Elizabeth Chapman." James Stack marr. Eleanor Savage. Splane is poss. same as Splaun.
  6. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: Shemogue [Chimogoui, St-Barthélemi], Cte Westmorland, 1813-1855 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), img. 19/150, B9. Elizabeth Dalton, b. 25 Jun 1821, dau. of Edward Dalton, laborer of Cap Bear, and Anastasia Mooney, bapt. 9 May 1822 by Ant. Gagnon, priest; sponsors Michael Houlihan and Marie Blanche. Online Ancestry.com.
  7. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, 1827, sh. 26, B3, img 27/150. Sophia Walsh, bp. 13 Mar 1827, age four days; dau. of Philippe Walsh, farmer of this parish and of Maria Blanche; s/s Michel Mohan and Maria Bird.
  8. [S146] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: St-Henri, Barachois, 1812-1899 1 & 2, 1829, p. 67, img 90/155, M-2. Michael Mohan, farmer of Ste Thérèse in Botsford, son of Patrick Mohan and of Mary Garby/Farley [?] of Co. Kerry, Ireland, and Marguerite Savage, res. Cap Tourmentin, dau. of Denis Savage, farmer, and of Mary Keateney [this written over Corrigan?] also of Cap Tourmentin, marr. 21 May 1829 by Ant. Gagnon; witnesses Charles Kelly, friend of the groom, and Dennis Savage, father of the bride. [signed] Denis Savadge, Charles Kelley.
  9. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, St. Bartholomew p. 5, img. 143/150 (bottom of page, poor legibility). Burial rites on 28 Sep 1845 for Michael U----, d. 25 Apr 1844, age 55; witn. Michael Carroll and Dominick Hays.
  10. [S1746] Southeastern Branch of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society, compiler, Cemeteries of Westmorland County (Moncton, New Brunswick, 2007-2009), Botsford volume, p. 137. Inscription of memorial: Micahel Hallihan / who died April 12, 1842, aged 55 y'rs / native of co. Kerry, Ireland. [Mark Edlund's record reports the same inscription on the memorial; no explanation for discrepancy in year of death. Record does not appear in acadian-cemeteries.acadian-home.org]
  11. [S1746] SE Branch NBGS, Cemeteries of Westmorland County, Botsford volume, p. 137. Michael Hallihan, d. 12 Apr 1842, age 55, native of Co. Kerry Ireland. [Mark Edlund's record reports the same inscription on the memorial; no explanation for discrepancy in year of death. Record does not appear in acadian-cemeteries.acadian-home.org]
  12. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia).
  13. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, 1831, p. 35, no. B-7, img. 37/150. Mary Ulohan, b. 26 Mar 1831, dau. of Michael Ulohan, farmer of this parish, and of Margaret Savage; bapt. 29 May 1831 by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors Charles Kelly [or poss. Reily] and Isabel [poss. Lorine].
  14. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, sh. 41, no. B-16, img. 42/150. Timothy Holahan, b. 8 Apr précédent [not dernier], son of Michel Holahan, farmer of this parish, and Margaret Savage; bapt. 11 May 1834 by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors John McDonell and Eleanore C____.
  15. [S101] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: St-Thomas, Memramcook, Cte Westmorland, 1845-1899 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), 1871, p. 34, img 454/1466; 10 Jan 1871 marr,; Martin Hollihan, son of Michael Hollihan (deceased) and of Margaret Savage of Cape Tormentin; and Mary Savage, dau. of Daniel Savage and Bridget Blanche of Cape Tormentin; dispensation of third degree of consanguinity (simple) accorded by the Bishop of the diocese; witnesses Patrick Savage and Catherine Savage.
  16. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, 1837, sh. 46, no. B-3, img. 47/150. Ann Ulohan, b. 4 May 1837, dau. of Michael Ulohan, farmer of this parish, and of Margaret Savage; bapt. 18 Jun 1837 by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors Michael [illegible, poss. Wrenn] and Catherine Kelly.
  17. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, sh. 51, no. B-12, img. 51/150. Denis Ulohan, b. 4 May 1840, son of Michael Mohan and of Margaret Savage; bapt. 28 May 1840 by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors Thomas Haron and Ann Haron.
  18. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, Drouin: Shemogue, 1813-1899, sh. 59, no. B-30, img. 55/150. Margaret Ulohan, b. 4 Aug 1842, dau. of Michael Ulohan and Margaret Savage; bapt. 27 Sep 1842 by Ant. Gagnon, sponsors Thomas Haron and Catherine Butler.