Selected Families and Individuals


Robert O'HARA [Parents] was born in 1834 in Glooria, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died in 1893 in Glooria, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. Robert married Maria KEVENY / KEAVNEY (caution: not verified) about 1856.

Other marriages:
DALY / DAYLY, Mary / Maria

In 1860 Robert's father deeded over to him a house and 12 acres valued at £12.

Maria KEVENY / KEAVNEY (caution: not verified) died in 1862. Maria married Robert O'HARA about 1856.

They had the following children.

  F i Elizabeth O'HARA was born about 23 Feb 1858. She died on 3 Feb 1931.
  M ii John O'HARA was born about 22 Jan 1860.

Robert O'HARA [Parents] was born in 1834 in Glooria, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died in 1893 in Glooria, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. Robert married Mary / Maria DALY / DAYLY on 9 Jun 1862 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.

Other marriages:
KEVENY / KEAVNEY, Maria (caution: not verified)

In 1860 Robert's father deeded over to him a house and 12 acres valued at £12.

Mary / Maria DALY / DAYLY [Parents] was born about 1840. She died after Mar 1901. Mary married Robert O'HARA on 9 Jun 1862 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.

Mary and Robert may have had more children after 1880.

Marriage Notes:

Witnesses were Robert Daly and Brigid Brady.

They had the following children.

  M i
William O'HARA was born about 11 Apr 1863 in Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 11 Apr 1863.

Sponsors at William's baptism were Roger O'Hara and Brigid Dayly.
  F ii
Johanna O'HARA was born on 16 Feb 1865 in Co. Roscommon. She was christened on 18 Feb 1865.
  M iii
Michael O'HARA was born about 12 Feb 1867 in Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 12 Feb 1867.

Michael and Mary were twins.

Sponsors at Michael's baptism were William O'Hara and Maria Bruen.
  F iv
Mary / Maria O'HARA was born about 12 Feb 1867 in Co. Roscommon. She was christened on 12 Feb 1867.

Michael and Mary were twins.

Sponsors at Mary's baptism were John O'Hara and Joanna O'Hara.
  M v Patrick O'HARA was born about 16 Mar 1869. He died in 1951.
  F vi
Eleanor (Ellen) O'HARA was born about 14 Feb 1871 in Co. Roscommon. She was christened on 14 Feb 1871.

Sponsors at Ellen's baptism were William Daly and Elizabeth O'Hara.
  F vii Catherine O'HARA was born about 9 Feb 1875.
  F viii
Anne O'HARA was born about 30 Nov 1876 in Co. Roscommon. She was christened on 30 Nov 1876.

Sponsors at Anne's baptism were John O'Hara and Joanna O'Hara.
  M ix
Robert O'HARA was born about 4 Oct 1878 in Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 4 Oct 1878.

Robert and Roger were twins.

Sponsors at Robert's baptism were John McLoughlin and Joanna O'Hara.
  M x
Roger O'HARA was born about 4 Oct 1878 in Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 4 Oct 1878.

Robert and Roger were twins. Sponsors at Roger's baptism were Patrick O'Hara and Maria O'Hara.

It is possible that Roger died on 24 February 1928 because a newspaper death notice was located online for a Roger O'Hara of Gloria, Cootehall who died (at his residence) on this day. Unfortunately no other information is povided.
  F xi
Margaret O'HARA was born about 30 Jul 1880 in Co. Roscommon. She was christened on 30 Jul 1880.

Sponsors at Margaret's baptism were Patrick O'Hara and Maria McLoughlin.

Andrew O'HARA [Parents] was born in 1839 in Glooria, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died on 1 Jul 1887. Andrew married Anne MULLOY on 1 Jul 1872 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.

According to his marriage certificate, Andrew's residence prior to his marriage was Cuilbalkeen (near Cootehall).

Anne MULLOY [Parents] was born about 1850 in Ballyfermoyle, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died after Mar 1901. Anne married Andrew O'HARA on 1 Jul 1872 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.

Marriage Notes:

Witnesses were Peter McLoughlin and Elizabeth Flanagan.

They had the following children.

  M i Charles O'HARA was born on 3 May 1873. He died on 18 May 1938.
  M ii
William O'HARA was born on 20 Jan 1875 in Cuilbalkeen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.
  F iii
Catherine O'HARA was born on 12 Jul 1876 in Cuilbalkeen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.
  M iv
Roger O'HARA was born on 1 May 1878 in Cuilbalkeen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.
  F v
Theresa O'HARA was born on 1 May 1878 in Cuilbalkeen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.
  M vi
Lawrence O'HARA was born on 29 Aug 1880 in Cuilbalkeen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.
  M vii Joseph Andrew O'HARA was born on 24 Apr 1886. He died in Dec 1972.

William O'HARA [Parents] was born in 1819 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died in 1915 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. William married Joanna (Jane) BAMBRICK on 19 Feb 1855.

William was a grocer and publican.

Joanna (Jane) BAMBRICK [Parents] was born about 1830 in probably Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died before 2 Apr 1911 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. Joanna married William O'HARA on 19 Feb 1855.

Marriage Notes:

Witnesses were Laurence O'Hara and Anne McLoughlin.

They had the following children.

  F i
Anne Mary O'HARA was born about 27 Mar 1856 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She was christened on 27 Mar 1856.

Sponsors at Mary Anne's baptism were William O'Hara and Maria O'Hara.

Mary Anne was housekeeper to her uncle, Fr. Patrick O'Hara of Four Mile House, Co. Roscommon. She had a memorial to him erected in Ardcarne cemetery.
  M ii
William O'HARA (caution: not verified) was born in 1857 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died before Apr 1901.
  M iii Patrick O'HARA was born about 6 Dec 1857. He died before 2 Apr 1911.
  F iv
Teresa O'HARA was born about 20 Oct 1859 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She was christened on 20 Oct 1859.

Sponsors at Teresa's baptism  were Patrick Bambrick and Joanna Boyde.
  M v Laurence O'HARA was born about 5 Jun 1861. He died about 1906.
  F vi Mary (Mud) O'HARA was born about 22 Jun 1863. She died on 18 Dec 1941.
  M vii Joseph O'HARA was born on 21 Dec 1865. He died.

Patrick KING [Parents] was born in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Patrick married Maria O'HARA on 17 Jun 1880 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.

Patrick and his wife, Maria, lived in Ballybane, Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Maria O'HARA [Parents] was born about 28 Dec 1846 in Cloongreahen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She was christened on 28 Dec 1846. She died in Aug 1894 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She was buried in Ardcarne, Co. Roscommon. Maria married Patrick KING on 17 Jun 1880 in Cootehall, Co. Roscommon.

Sponsors at Maria's baptism were Patrick Healy and Maria O'Hara.

They had the following children.

  F i Sophia KING was born on 7 Jun 1883. She died in Oct 1976.

Patrick O'HARA [Parents] was born about 19 Mar 1849 in Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 19 Mar 1849. He died in 1928. Patrick married Mary Jane MULLANY about 1888 in probably Kilmactranny, Co. Sligo.

Sponsors at Patrick's baptism were William Cox and Honora Hannon.

Patrick and his wife, Mary Jane Mullany, were second cousins (through the O'Haras).

Patrick inherited the family farm at Donald's Hill in Cloongrehan (also spelled Cloongreahan and Cloongreaghan).

Mary Jane MULLANY [Parents] was born on 5 Aug 1868 in Coolmurla, Kilmactranny, Co. Sligo. She died on 25 Oct 1940 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She was buried in Ardcarne Cemetery, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. Mary married Patrick O'HARA about 1888 in probably Kilmactranny, Co. Sligo.

Mary Jane and her husband, Patrick O'Hara, were second cousins (through the O'Haras).

They had the following children.

  F i
Catherine (Katie) O'HARA was born about 1888 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died in 1980 in Surrey.

Katie entered the convent. She was professed at the Convent of Our Lady of the Missions (Notre Dame des Missions) in Hastings in Sussex, becoming Sr. Mary St. Joseph. She served in Glasgow and then spent many years in Wealdstone, Harrow, Middlesex where she was Superioress and principal of the Notre Dame elementary school.
  M ii Charles John O'HARA was born on 12 May 1890. He died on 19 Mar 1978.
  F iii Imelda Mary O'HARA was born about 1892. She died on 11 May 1970.
  F iv
Ellen (Ellie) Anne O'HARA was born about 1894 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died in 1978 in Saskatchewan, Canada. She was buried in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Ellie joined the order of the Congregation of Our Lady of the Missions, becoming Mother Laurence. She lived in Canada.
  M v Laurence Joseph (Larry Joe) O'HARA was born in 1896. He died on 8 Apr 1981.
  M vi
Patrick O'HARA was born about 1898 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died.

It is thought Patrick died young.
  F vii Mary (Mai) Agnes O'HARA was born on 8 May 1900. She died in 1971.
  F viii
Veronica O'HARA was born on 15 May 1902 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died in probably East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).

Veronica joined the order of the Congregation of Our Lady of the Missions, becoming Mother Dessmond. She served in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).
  F ix
Elizabeth O'HARA was born about 1904 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. She died in probably Dublin.

Elizabeth joined the order of the Congregation of Our Lady of the Missions (Notre Dame des Missions), becoming Mother Patrick. She lived in Dundrum in Dublin.
  M x
Leo O'HARA was born about 1905 in Donald's Hill, Cloongrehan, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He died in 1989 in possibly Florida.

Leo emigrated to the United States and settled in New York. He later moved to Florida. The 1930 census lists him as a member of the household of his brother Charles and tells us he was a collector for the railroad.

Charles O'HARA [Parents] was born about 26 Sep 1857 in Cloongreahen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 26 Sep 1857. Charles married Catherine (Katie) DUFFY in U.S..

Sponsors at Charles's baptism were William O'Hara and Joanna Boyde.

As a young man, Charles emigrated to the United States where he met his wife.

Catherine (Katie) DUFFY died. Catherine married Charles O'HARA in U.S..

Katie was a first cousin of Michael Gearty who married Charles's niece Emily Lavin.

Katie and Charles returned to Ireland from the United States in the 1920s and lived about a mile outside Carrick-on-Shannon on the Leitrim Village road.


Laurence O'HARA [Parents] was born about 20 Dec 1859 in Cloongreahen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 20 Dec 1859. He died after Oct 1903 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Laurence married Sara O'LEARY on 25 Feb 1884 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Laurence was well known in the Boyle area having been elected to the Boyle Town Commission. He also owned the Rockingham Arms Hotel which had previously been owned by his father-in-law. Laurence sold the hotel around 1905.

Sara O'LEARY [Parents] was born about 1855 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She died in Oct 1903 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon. She was buried in Eastersnow, Co. Roscommon. Sara married Laurence O'HARA on 25 Feb 1884 in Boyle, Co. Roscommon.

Sara was an only child. Her father was the proprietor of the Rockingham Arms Hotel in Boyle.


Joseph O'HARA [Parents] was born about 14 Mar 1862 in Cloongreahen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 14 Mar 1862. Joseph married 'UNKNOWN'.

Other marriages:
MULLOY, Anne

Sponsors at Joseph's baptism were Andrew O'Hara and Catherine Healy.

'UNKNOWN' died. 'UNKNOWN' married Joseph O'HARA.

Joseph's first wife died in childbirth.


Joseph O'HARA [Parents] was born about 14 Mar 1862 in Cloongreahen, Cootehall, Co. Roscommon. He was christened on 14 Mar 1862. Joseph married Anne MULLOY.

Other marriages:
'UNKNOWN',

Sponsors at Joseph's baptism were Andrew O'Hara and Catherine Healy.

Anne MULLOY died. Anne married Joseph O'HARA.

It is thought that Anne and Joseph may have been related.

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