Ellias Houlihan and Catherine Cusack

- of Fedamore Limerick -
Elias Houlihan

Catherine Cusack

baptised at Fedamore

Patrick Houlihan Patrick baptised 22nd March 1809 Fedamore Co. Limerick, sponsors
Martin Hourigan and Margaret Collins [Father Elly]

Owen Houlihan born about 1810/11 possibly baptised 16th November 1811 Fedamore Co.
Limerick  sponsors Edward Cusack and Mary Cusack [Note: First name very unclear and
transcribed as John at rootsweb ireland. Could this be Owen?] Married
Ellen Hannan on
11th February 1844 at Murroe and Boher. Some of his children immigrated to USA.
matches suggest that this line of Houlihans is related to my own.

John Houlihan born about 1810 according to details on his death certificate which was
witnessed by his nephew Timothy Houlihan, son of brother Owen. John died 1st January
1892. At the time of his death, John was a married labourer of Moigh.

Honorah Houlihan baptised 15th August 1814 Fedamore Co. Limerick, sponsors Edmund
O'Donnell and Jane Scanlon [Father Eia] [Note: First name mistranscribed as Hannah at
Roots Ireland]. May have married
Michael Ryan on 10th February 1840 at Fedamore.
Witnesses John O'Brien and James Deane.
Children: Baptised at Fedamore
Honora 5th January 1841, sponsors Jeremiah Spilesy? And Margaret Ryan
Margaret 4th October 1845 sponsors James Shea[Shine?] and Honora Ring?
Michael 2nd September 1848 sponsors Michael Drony and Bridget Fraher [?Toole?]
NOTE: John Fraher married Catherine Houlihan

Thomas Hourigan[sic] baptised 26th December 1817 Fedamore son of Elia and Cath
Cusack [latinised] sponsors Jacob Purcell and Joanna Hourigan.
Note: Is this the Thomas
Houlihan of Carrickparson [part of the parish of Caherconlish] who married Honorah
Bray at Ballybricken in 1834. Witnesses James Bary and Mary Keane

Ellen Houlihan; Not baptism or marriage found but she married Patrick Droney. Their
Mary Droney travels to Australia with cousin William Houlihan.

Elizabeth Houlihan [unconfirmed - based on eldest daughter being named Catherine,
traditionally named for the maternal grandmother] Married
John Ryan 7th February 1826,
witnesses Ellen Houlihan and Eugene McCarthy.
Children: All baptised at Fedamore
Catherine 7th July 1829, sponsors Patrick Hogan and Maria Haslan [named for
grandmother Catherine Cusack?]
Maria 7th August 1831, sponsors Patrick Cahil and Catherine Twomey
Alice  24th August 1837  sponsors Thomas Houilhan and Mary Kennedy
Elizabeth 4th Novem,ber 1839, sponsors Michael Leonard and Sarah Long
Elizabeth 20th September 1841, sponsors Jacob [James] Quinn and Maria Gleeson
Margaret 3rd September 1846 sponsors Timothy Twomey and Bridget Burn
John 2nd May 1849, sponsor Margaret McGrath

Tithe Defaulters. Elias Haloran [sic] of Adroe is recorded as a Tithe Defaulter in 1831. Adroe
lies between Caherconlish and Pallasgreane