Gaffney, MARY JANE

Birth Name Gaffney, MARY JANE
Gender female
Age at Death 84 years, 1 month, 13 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1813 County Leitrim, Ireland  
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Birth about 1815 Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada District #2 Township
 
Immigration 1824 New York, New York, USA  
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Immigration 1827 Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
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Marriage 1837 Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
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Residence 1861-01-14 Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
Event Note

1861 Census of Canada:
Allan[sic]: Mechal [sic] 46, Mary 46, Marg Ann (?) 22 , Bridget 18, George 16, John 14, William 12, Catherine 8.
Born: Mechal and Mary - Ireland; Children: UC [Upper Canada]
Occupation: Mechal is a Farmer.
Dwelling: the family lives in a log, one storey house and do not share it with anyone else.

With thanks to Bunnage FT as couldn't find this with these spellings. - SJL

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Residence 1877-04-21 Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
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Religion     Roman Catholic
 
Residence 1878 Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Moved into town
Event Note

Obituary says "resided on her farm in Guelph Township until 1878, when she moved into town and resided there until her death." As it also states that she died at her son-in-law's (Daniel Keleher, Suffolk St) it seems likely that this is where she had moved to. - SJL

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Death 1897-02-14 Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
Citation

14 April 2017: Major brickwall finally crumbles after four years of coming back to it. Started with the original Leader family tree information - Mary Jane Gaffney b. Ireland m. Michael Allen b. Ireland! With thanks to rbw1095 at find a grave for the entries created July 30 2016.

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Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Gaffney, John?
         Gaffney, MARY JANE

Families

    Family of Allen, MICHAEL and Gaffney, MARY JANE
Married Husband Allen, MICHAEL
  Children
  1. Allen, ?Jane
  2. Allen, Marjorie
  3. Allen, BRIDGET
  4. Allen, George
  5. Allen, John
  6. Allen, William
  7. Allen, Katherine

Pedigree

  1. Gaffney, John?
    1. Gaffney, MARY JANE
      1. Allen, MICHAEL
        1. Allen, Marjorie
        2. Allen, ?Jane
        3. Allen, BRIDGET
        4. Allen, George
        5. Allen, John
        6. Allen, William
        7. Allen, Katherine

Ancestors

Source References

  1. Guelph Weekly Mercury
      • Obituary for Mary Gaffney Allen 1897
      • Citation:

        Obituary 18 February 1897 on page 1.

  2. 1861 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1861 Census of Canada/Canada West/Wellington/Guelph/pg 35/lns 32-39 ; 1861CensusofCanadaForMechalAllan.jpg
  3. Find a Grave Memorial
      • Page: # 167596993; https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=167596993; Mary Gaffney Allen d 1897.pdf
  4. A brief sketch of the early history of Guelph
      • Citation:

        Possibly 1828 if John Gaffney as cited is father.

  5. An Early View of Guelph
  6. History of Guelph 1827-1927