Denis Galligan

Male 1815 - 1888  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Denis Galligan 
    Born About 1815  Loughaconnick, Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Address Address:
    1851: concession 4, lot 3, Fitzroy township. Log dwelling. 
    Burial Witnesses Michael Galligan and Denis Galligan (Corkery register) 
    Died 03 Dec 1888  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Margaret Cahill a widow in 1891 census, living with son Denis Galligan, daughter-in-law Elizabeth Tierney, and children Ann (44) and Michael (30).
    Buried 05 Dec 1888  St. Michael's RC Cemetery, Corkery, Huntley township, Carleton Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Association Denis Francis Cleary (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Person ID I1239  Moran
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2015 

    Father Denis Galligan,   b. About 1782, Loughaconnick, Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1846, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Mother Ann Kelly,   b. About 1785, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1866, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married About 1806  Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Cahill,   b. About 1820, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1893, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Census 1851  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Head of household, age 36, with wife Margaret Cahill (34), and children Anne (8), Mary (6) and Margaret (1). 
    Married About 1855 
    Census 1861  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Head of household, age 45, log house, next to household of John Galligan and two down from household of Patrick Galligan. With wife Margaret Cahill (44), and children Anne (15), Mary (11), Bridget (9), Elizabeth (7), Denis (4), and Michael (2). 
    Census 1871  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Dennis Galligan, age 60, born Ireland, R. Catholic, Farmer, Over 20 unable to read, Over 20 unable to write. With wife Margaret, age 60, born Ireland, R. Catholic, Over 20 unable to read, Over 20 unable to write; and children Ann (25), Mary (22), Margaret (20), Bridget (18), Elizabeth (15), Dennis (14) and Michael (13). Ann is unable to read and write, the other children presumably literate.  
    Census 1881  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Denis Galligan head of household, aged 70, with wife Margaret (70? she must have been younger to be the mother of Denis and Michael), and John (38), Margaret (35), Elizabeth (33), Denis (22) and Michael (20).  
    Census 1891  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Margaret [Cahill] Galligan the widowed head of household, age 65, with daughter Ann (44) and son Michael (30). Daughter Lizzie is in Arnprior, boarding with Louis and Margaret Parent and working as a dressmaker. 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Galligan,   b. 1846, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 May 1904  (Age 58 years)
     2. Anne Galligan,   b. About 1847,   d. 6 Mar 1938, Dunrobin, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years)
    +3. Bridget Galligan,   b. 1854,   d. 21 May 1903, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. Elizabeth Galligan,   b. 1858, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1942, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Denis Galligan,   b. Nov 1856, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1897, Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     6. Michael Galligan,   b. 1858, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1933, Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Margaret Galligan,   b. 1860,   d. 03 May 1924, Ottawa, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S71] Register of St. Michael's, Corkery, Huntley.

    2. [S88] St. Peter Celestine.

    3. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada).
      Canada West (Ontario), Carleton County, District number 4, Fitzroy, subdistrict 24, page 31, line 15. Roll C_11716, Schedule A.

    4. [S81] 1871 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Carleton, Fitzroy, District 78, Division 3, Family 8, page 3.

    5. [S72] 1881 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Carleton (108), Fitzroy (I), p. 46, microfilm C-13231.

    6. [S158] 1891 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, District 83, Lanark North, Fitzroy, Family Number 40, page 10.