Ellen (Nellie) Hanrahan was a daughter of John “The Major” Hanrahan (see previous photo) and Elizabeth Buckley of Kilbaha, Newtownsandes, Co. Kerry. She was born in Kilbaha in 1886 and was a granddaughter of Michael Hanrahan and Peg Cunningham.
Nellie emigrated to the United States and lived in San Francisco where she worked as a nurse. She married Percy Sargent and they had five children. Nellie died in San Francisco of scarlet fever aged only about 49.