Patrick Houlihan and Bridget Madden

of Limerick
A DNA match has been found to the family of Bridget Houlihan, daughter of Patrick
and Bridget

Patrick Houlihan baptised 9th March 1827 St Michael's Limerick, son of my great x 3
Patrick Houlihan and Margaret Cavanagh and brother of my great x 2
William Houlihan. Sponsors at the baptism were John Kelly and Bridget Quinn.

Bridget Madden:

Marriage: Patrick Houlihan married Bridget Madden on 21st February 1855 Fedamore,
witnesses James Blake and Johanna Sweeney.


Thomas F Houlihan
baptised 2nd January 1856 at Bruff, sponsors Thomas Houlihan and
Honora Weeks. Thomas Houlahan of Cloghardoolarty, labourer married
Bridget Doyle of
Carnane, servant on 9th February 1882 at Fedamore, witnesses Patrick Doyle and Johanna
Doody. Both fathers were living.  
Immigrated to USA in 1882

Ellen Houlihan baptised 5th November 1857 at Caherconlish, sponsors James Madden and
Ellen Madden

Mary Houlihan baptised 7th August 1859, Fedamore, sponsors John Walsh and Mary
Conway. Married
Patrick Doile/Doole/Doyle on 26th November 1880 at Bruff. Immigrated
Connecticut to USA

Patrick Houlihan baptised 3rd November 1861 at Fedamore, sponsors Patrick Houlihan and
Margaret Cavanagh

Michael Houlihan baptised 6th October 1863 at St Michael's Limerick City, sponsor Mary

Bridget Houlihan baptised 8th October 1865 Donoughmore, sponsor Henry Madden. Father
a pump maker of Caryes Road, Limerick [No 4] [RootsIreland not on FMP]
Immigrated to the
 Married 1) Keogh and 2) O'Neill.    DNA link to this family line

James M Houlihan
born 13th May baptised 13th May 1868 St Michael's Limerick City
sponsor Ellen Walsh, father a labourer of Punch's Lane, Limerick No 4 [Civil as Holehan -
informant Mary Tierney] Married
Mary Howard in 1882?  Immigrated to USA in 1880 [1910

John Joseph Houlihan born 10th September baptised 13th September 1870 St Michael's
Limerick City sponsors David and Catherine Couhy. Father a labourer of Lee's Lane, mother
Bridget informant.
 Immigrated to USA in 1891.

Death: Patrick Houlihan died --

Immigration: Prior to her death in 1909, Bridget travelled to Connecticut  USA. Date of
arrival was 1891 according to the 1900 USA census.

1900 USA Census: Bridget aged 70 is residing with married daughter Bridget Keogh [Kehoe
in index at Ancestry] in Waterbury Connecticut. Bridget had been married for 42 years, had
8 children, 7 of whom are still living. She arrived in the USA in 1891. She can read, write and
speak English. Daughter Bridget has been married for 5 years. She has one daughter
Catherine, living and one child dead. She is listed as head of the household and ther eis no
sign of her husband. NOTE: She gives her date of birth as 1872.

Death: Bridget Houlihan aged 76 died 1909 Waterbury Connecticut USA. Buried New St
Joseph Cemetery Waterbury with son James and family [Hale Collection]