Denis Holahan1

#8033, (4 May 1840 - 4 March 1920)
Father*Michael Holahan1 (c 1788 - 1844)
Mother*Margaret Savage1 (s 1808 - 1886)
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 with Michael Holahan and Margaret Savage.2 
Denis Holahan was also known as Halihan.3 
Birth*4 May 1840He was born on 4 May 1840 at Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.1 
Baptism28 May 1840He was baptized on 28 May 1840 at Chapelle de la baie du Chimougoui, Shemogue, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.1 
1851He appeared on the census of 1851 in the household of Margaret Savage at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.4 
1861He appeared on the census of 1861 in the household of Margaret Savage at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG, age 18, b. NB; (nei. William and Mary Delahunt, fam. 388.)5 
1871He and Margaret Savage appeared on the census of 1871 at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (nei. William and Mary Delahunt, fam. 33.)6 
1881He appeared on the census of 1881 at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (neis. John and Suzanne Riley; Anna Riley.)7 
1891He appeared on the census of 1891 at Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (neis. Michael and Susan Holihan; Martin and Mary Halihan.)8 
Death*4 March 1920He died on 4 March 1920 at Botsford Portage, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG, at age 79.3 
Burial*6 March 1920He was buried on 6 March 1920 at Ste-Thérèse-d'Avila Church Cemetery, Cap-Pelé, Botsford Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.9,3 

Citations

  1. [S100] Gabriel Drouin, compiler, Drouin Collection: Shemogue [Chimogoui, St-Barthélemi], Cte Westmorland, 1813-1855 (Montreal, Quebec: Institut Généalogique Drouin), 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. Online Ancestry.com.
  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. 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.
  3. [S560] New Brunswick Department of Health Certificate of Registration of Death (Form C.-3), No. 044126. Dennis Hallihan, b. Ireland, parents unk.; single, farmer, res. Botsford Portage; d. at res. 4 Mar 1920, age 79y 10m 2d, "at supper table very suddenly, didn't have time to get a Doctor." Bur. Cape Bald NB, 6 Mar 1920, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, online http://archives.gnb.ca
  4. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Margaret Holahan (47), wid., b. Ireland, farmer, entered Colony Aug 1828.
  5. [S80] 1861 New Brunswick Province Census. Margaret Hallihan (57), b. Ireland, farmer.
  6. [S84] 1871 Canada Census. Denys Holihan (28), b. NB, farmer; Margerite (66), b. Ireland.
  7. [S42] 1881 Canada Census. Denis (39), b. NB, parents b. NB, farmer.
  8. [S69] 1891 Canada Census. Dennis Halihan (45), b. NB, parents b. Ireland, farmer.
  9. [S1746] Southeastern Branch of the New Brunswick Genealogical Society, compiler, Cemeteries of Westmorland County (Moncton, New Brunswick, 2007-2009), Botsford volume, p. 209. Susan E Ward / d. 3 Jun 1909, age 74 yrs / wife of Michael Halihan; [back] Denis Halihan / d. 4 Mar 1920, age 79 yrs.