Michael Galligan

Male 1812 - 1891  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Michael Galligan 
    Born About 1812  Loughaconnick, Kilmore, Co. Cavan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1834  Ireland to Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1834 (1842 census, Fitzroy township) 
    Census 1842  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lot 9, concession 4. 2 natives of Ireland in household, both RC. Michael Galligan with wife, presumably Elizabeth Jourdan. Has been in Canada 8 years (since 1834). Also on Lot 9, concession 4: Denis Galligan. 4 natives of Ireland in household, all RC: 1 single male between 18 and 21, 1 married male over age 60, 1 married female over 45, 1 single female between 15 and 45. Has been in Canada 2 years. 
    Census 1851  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Michael Galligan (born Co. Cavan, age 38) head of household, with wife Elizabeth (born Co. Longford, age 30), and son Patrick (born Canada, age 1).  
    Census 1861  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Michael Galligan (48) head of household, with wife Elizabeth (39),daughter Mary (11), and also John Galligan (single, age 57) and Ann Galligan (77). Ann Galligan is presumably his mother Ann Kelly. 
    Census 1881  whereabouts unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Not found in Fitzroy township. Where is he? 
    Census 1891  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living with widowed sister Ann (Galligan) Moran. Ann's son Michael Moran is head of household, which also includes Michael's sisters Maggie and Lizzie. 
    Burial Witnesses John Galligan and Michael Moran, "who did not sign with us" 
    Died 18 May 1891  Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Death informant is nephew Michael Moran, son of Francis Moran and Anne Galligan.
    Buried 20 May 1891  Arnprior, McNab township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Association Bridget Loretto Killeen (Relationship: Godfather/goddaughter) 
    Association Patrick Michael Galligan (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Association Denis Moran (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Association Daniel Galligan (Relationship: Burial witness) 
    Association Bernard Galligan (Relationship: Godfather/godson) 
    Association Catherine Sampson (Relationship: Godfather/goddaughter) 
    Notes 
    • 1851 census: lives in shanty with wife Elizabeth and son Patrick. Not found in agricultural census. Did he sell or lose his land?
    • Godfather to Bridget Loretto Killeen.
    Person ID I856  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 Elizabeth Jordan,   b. 1821, Killoe, Co. Longford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1886, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [3
    Married 30 Jul 1839  Notre Dame Basilica, Montreal, Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Michael Galligan signs the register.
    • "Michael Galligan, resident dans la paroisse de Richmond Haut Canada, fils majeur de Dennis Galligan et de Anne Kelly du Comte de Cavan en Irlande"
    Witnesses Michael Smyth and Robert Hamilton 
    Census 1842  Fitroy township, Bathurst, Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lot 9, concession 4. Head of household Michael Galigan. 2 natives of Ireland in household 
    Children 
     1. Patrick Galligan,   b. About 1850, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Galligan,   b. About 1852, Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Ontario Deaths.

    2. [S93] Register of St. John Chrysostom, Arnprior.

    3. [S77] 1851 Census of Canada, (National Archives of Canada).

    4. [S190] Register of Notre Dame, Montreal.

    5. [S102] 1842 Carleton Census, (Ottawa Branch, OGS).