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Joseph RAINIER was born on 3 Nov 1911 in Philadelphia. He died on 29 Mar 1976 in Pennsylvania. He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Philadelphia. Joseph married Margaret G. O'HARA in Oct 1945 in St. Alice Church, Upper Derby, Pennsylvania.

Margaret and Joseph lived in Millbourne, Pennsylvania.

Margaret G. O'HARA [Parents] was born on 3 Aug 1905 in Philadelphia. She died on 17 Nov 1985 in Pennsylvania. She was buried on 21 Nov 1985 in Holy Cross Cemetery, Philadelphia. Margaret married Joseph RAINIER in Oct 1945 in St. Alice Church, Upper Derby, Pennsylvania.

The 1930 census tells us that Margaret was working at the time as a typist in a civic office.


Karl J. SCHOLL was born on 21 Apr 1906 in Delaware. He died in May 1963 in Pennsylvania. Karl married Regina Teresa O'HARA.

Jean and Karl lived in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.

Regina Teresa O'HARA [Parents] was born on 27 Jan 1908 in Philadelphia. She died on 22 Nov 1997 in Pennsylvania. Regina married Karl J. SCHOLL.

Regina may have also been known as Jean.

The 1930 census tells us that Regina was working at the time as a stenographer in an insurance company.


Gerald A. DALLAHAN Sr. was born about 1908 in Pennsylvania. He died. Gerald married Anna Catherine O'HARA on 22 Jan 1936 in St. Rose of Lima Church, Philadelphia.

Anna and Gerald lived in Bywood, Pennsylvania.

Anna Catherine O'HARA [Parents] was born on 14 Nov 1910 in Philadelphia. She died on 22 Oct 1997 in Pennsylvania. Anna married Gerald A. DALLAHAN Sr. on 22 Jan 1936 in St. Rose of Lima Church, Philadelphia.

The 1930 census tells us that Anna was working at the time as a stenographer in an insurance company.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  M ii Living.

Edward SWEENEY died. Edward married Rita F. O'HARA.

Rita and Edward lived in Phildadelphia.

Rita F. O'HARA [Parents] was born on 6 Mar 1914 in Philadelphia. She died in Sep 1977 in Pennsylvania. She was buried on 17 Sep 1977 in Holy Cross Cemetery, Philadelphia. Rita married Edward SWEENEY.


Timothy (Tim) KENNELLY [Parents] was born on 5 Nov 1881 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 7 Nov 1881 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 27 Apr 1955 in Listowel, Co. Kerry. He was buried in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Timothy married Mary Jane HANRAHAN on 16 Nov 1909 in Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Tim emigrated to the United States where he lived for a number of years (including some time in San Francisco) before returning to Ireland at the age of about 27 and taking over the running of the family farm.

Tim and his wife, Mary Jane, lived in Kilbaha, Moyvane. I have been told that they had 15 children but I can find evidence of just 12.

Mary Jane HANRAHAN [Parents] was born on 22 Jun 1887 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 26 Jun 1887 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 17 Mar 1970 in Listowel, Co. Kerry. She was buried in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Mary married Timothy (Tim) KENNELLY on 16 Nov 1909 in Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Mary's baptismal sponsors were Michael Hanrahan and Johanna Hanrahan.

Mary Jane and her husband, Tim, were second cousins (through the Cunningham family).

They had the following children.

  M i Daniel (Danny) Joseph KENNELLY was born on 21 Aug 1910. He died in Jan 2005.
  F ii
Catherine Mary KENNELLY was born on 21 Aug 1910 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 21 Aug 1910 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died in probably before 1921.

Cathy's baptismal sponsors were Timothy Hanrahan and Mary Buckley.

Cathy, who was Danny's twin, must have died young as another daughter who was named Catherine was born to Tim and Mary Jane around 1921.
  M iii John Joseph (John Joe) KENNELLY.
  M iv James (Jimmy) KENNELLY was born on 9 May 1913. He died on 9 May 2005.
  M v
Michael Francis KENNELLY was born on 22 May 1914 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 3 Jan 2011 in Ignatius Residence, Algiers, New Orleans. He was buried on 7 Jan 2011 in St. Charles College, Grand Coteau, Louisiana.

Michael served as a priest in the United States. He went to the U.S. in 1929 at the age of 14 and lived with his uncle Jim Kennelly and his family for three or four years while he attended Regis High School in Manhattan in preparation for joining the Jesuit order. He finished his high school education at the Jesuit-run Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, graduating in 1933, after which he joined the Jesuit order at their novitiate in Grand Coteau, Louisiana. He became a U.S. citizen in 1936.

After three years of teaching at Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida, Michael began theology studies for the priesthood and was ordained on 16 June 1946 in St. Mary's College in Kansas. Michael served as principal at St. John's High School in Shreveport, Louisiana from 1948 until 1953 when he was appointed president of Jesuit High School in Tampa, serving there until 1959. He was then sent to Texas to set up Strake Jesuit College Preparatory School in Houston, where he served as president until 1970 when he was appointed president of Loyola University in New Orleans, a position he held for four years. Michael subsequently returned to Florida where he served at Gesu Church in Miami and Sacred Heart Church in Tampa, returning to Jesuit High School in Tampa in 1990 as rector and vice-president. 1997 saw Michael back at Sacred Heart Church as pastor emeritus and parochial vicar. He spent four years at Sacred Heart before moving to Ignatius Residence, a community of retired Jesuit priests and brothers in New Orleans.
  F vi Elizabeth (Eilís) KENNELLY died.
  M vii
William Joseph KENNELLY was born on 8 Nov 1916 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 10 Nov 1978 in Houston, Texas. He was buried on 13 Nov 1978 in Magnolia Cemetery, Houston, Texas.

William was ordained a priest the United States in 1941. He was pastor (parish priest) at St. Cecilia's Church in Houston, Texas and also served as chaplain at an air force base outside Houston.

William died in St. Joseph's Hospital in Houston of pancreatic cancer. He was 62.
  F viii Mary (Mai) Jane KENNELLY was born on 18 May 1918. She died on 5 Aug 2012.
  M ix Living.
  F x
Catherine (Cathy) KENNELLY was born about 1921 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 6 Sep 1974. She was buried in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Cathy, who never married, died at the age of 54.
  M xi
Patrick (Pat) KENNELLY was born on 21 Aug 1923 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 21 Sep 1998 in probably New York.

Pat lived in the New York.
  F xii Bridget (Breda) KENNELLY was born in 1925. She died in 2009.

Daniel (Danny) Joseph KENNELLY [Parents] was born on 21 Aug 1910 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He was christened on 21 Aug 1910 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died in Jan 2005 in Castlebar, Co. Mayo. Daniel married Margaret (Mairead) JENNINGS in 1943 in Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

Danny's baptismal sponsors were Timothy Buckley and Margaret Buckley.

Danny, who was Cathy's twin, was a policeman. He was stationed in Co. Galway and later in Co. Mayo.

Margaret (Mairead) JENNINGS died about 2003. Margaret married Daniel (Danny) Joseph KENNELLY in 1943 in Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  M v Living.
  F vi Living.

Michael (Mike) CONLON died. Michael married Mary (Mai) Jane KENNELLY.

Mary (Mai) Jane KENNELLY [Parents] was born on 18 May 1918 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 5 Aug 2012 in New York. She was buried in Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Flushing, New York. Mary married Michael (Mike) CONLON.

Mai lived in Queens Village, New York. She and her husband, Mike, had no children.


Living.

Bridget (Breda) KENNELLY [Parents] was born in 1925 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died in 2009 in Florida. Bridget married James CLIFFORD.

Breda lived in the United States. She and her husband, James, had five children.

They had the following children.

  i Living.
  ii Living.
  iii Living.
  iv Living.
  v Living.

Living.

Elizabeth (Eilís) KENNELLY [Parents] was born in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died. Elizabeth married 'unknown' KELLY.


James (Jimmy) KENNELLY [Parents] was born on 9 May 1913 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 9 May 2005. He was buried in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. James married Mary (Mamie) KENNELLY.

Jimmy and his family lived in Kilbaha. Jim died on his 92nd birthday.

Mary (Mamie) KENNELLY [Parents] was born in Feb 1917. She died on 15 Nov 2008 in Kilbaha, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She was buried in Murhur Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Mary married James (Jimmy) KENNELLY.

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  F ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  F v Living.
  M vi Living.
  M vii Living.

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