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1 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Collins, Patsy (I318)
2  Doherty, Mary Jane (I415)
3  Family F80
4  Family F163

There is one reference showing Ann Diver's year of birth as 1846. Carndonagh RC parish Baptism records started Nov 1846 but no entries for Ann have yet been found.

In Helen McLaughlin's 1904 marriage record her father is identified as William McLaughlin and his wife is Ann Dever. Helen was born Ellen and changed to Helen when she joined her sister in America. (No records have been found for a "Helen McLaughlin" born to William and Ann - Births or Baptisms). 
Diver, Ann (I856)
McKeown, Brigid (I701)
McGlade, Bernard (I899)
"John was son of Peter Hannaway & Rose Mullen (she) of Newtownhamilton. The Hannaway name had not arrived (Slieve Gullion & Levelamore townlands) by the Church Tithes of 1828, but it was there by the time of Griffith's Land Valuations of 1862" (Eugene McCann's records).
Estimates of John’s year of birth:
• 1838 - from the 1911 census aged 73
• 1840 - from the 1901 census aged 61
• 1846 or earlier - from 1867 marriage; “Full-age” (21 or older)
• 1852 - from 1917 death registration aged 65
Vague dates of birth were common where most citizens could not read/write and civil registration had yet to start; 1864 for births.

1867 Marriage Record bride, groom & witnesses all sign with a X - probably could not write their signature.
1867 marriage record of residence as "Ardanove" is inaccurate: there are no Hanaways in Ardanove/Aughadanove townland at this period. From 1864 Griffiths Land Valuation the Hannaway family home is in the first farmstead in Slieve Gullion townland which adjoins Ardanove/Aughadanove: the next field! To reach the house from the Longfield Road you climb the lane through Ardanove to reach the house on the mountain - you're now in Slieve Gullion townland.
"Griffiths Valuations Revisions: Plot 19B (Hannaways) that went to Mary “Bartley” in 1881, & John Hannaway he got the place in 1889. Went to Patrick Hannaway in 1921, he still had it in 1935 & 1936-57; then it went to George Hannaway in 1965. This property along with John Quinn’s (plot 19A) total of 11.5 acres" (from an audio recording of Eugene McCann in 2016).

"See John Crawley’s bungalow (Levelamore, to the right of Hannaway's) when (John) Quinn died John Hannaway came down to the road when he knew the landlord’s agent was going to Forkhill to probably collect rents... So he asked him could he lease Quinn’s land (strip of fields to the right/south of the lane up to Hannaway’s). John McGlade told me your man (the agent) said ‘Come up and see me when I’m here next’. So he went up and seen him and got the lease on the land-John Hannaway did" (Eugene McCann - audio recorded in 2016). This exchange would have occured on or before 1886 when John Hannaway acquired the tenancy of John Qinn's land-source: Griffiths Land Revisions. John now had the land on both sides of the lane/loanin to his house.
"He (John Hannaway) would go to England for the summer and come back and work on the farm in the winter" (from a 1989 audio of Peter, Georgie & Mary Hannaway [Mary Doherty]).
1901 census states "cannot read". Form B1 of census shows Roof category is 0 (ie thatch). the 4 Outbuildings (form B2):- stable, piggery, cow-house & barn. Only the last two stood since 1950 (Peter Hannaway b1948). Census form was collected 2nd April 1901.
John Hannaway is buried Mullaghban; his wife and children are buried in Lislea (from a 1989 audio of Peter, Georgie & Mary Hannaway [Mary Doherty]). 
Hannaway, John (I16)
9 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Collins, Patsy (I318)
(Byrnes Red Book:"married Joe Dickert, USA. Had a son Joseph who married Diana P. At time of notes [c1989] they have 2 sons at University and Rose is aged 93 years").

1897 birth registration confirms that Rose Hardy's father is William John Hardy. The mother is Mary Ann. The surname "Formerly" is scribbled "Macan..." and officially recorded as "Macaw". Likely the Registrar recorded the surname (Macken) as heard. William John, who could not write, signed with an X .
Rose travelled home to Scotland or Ireland at least three times (1932, 1951 and 1957) sailing between New York and Liverpool or Glasgow. In October 1951 Rose, now aged 55, returned to New York aboard ss BRITANNIC accompanied by her son Walter Dickert aged 17 (born in 1934). 
Hardy, Rose (I84)
1872 marriage, age is "fullage" - 21 years of age or more.

Hannaway, Anne (I229)
1878 marriage records; Age entry "fullage" is 21 or older.
1878 marriage record of residence as"Ardanove" is inaccurate: there are no Hannaways in Ardanove/Aughadanove townland at this period. From the 1864 Griffiths Land Valuation the family home is in the first farmstead in Slieve Gullion townland which adjoins Adanove: the next field! To reach the house from the Longfield Road you climb the lane through Adanove to reach the house on the mountain - you're now in Slieve Gullion townland.

Hughie Hannaway died on 3 Jan 1915. Hughie's wife Bridget (Henry) died four days after Hughie on 7 Jan 1915. Her death is registered the next day 8 Jan 1915 by son Peter, home from Coatbridge in Scotland. Hughie's death on 3 Jan 1915 was not registered at Forkhill by son John until 18 January 1915. John, who was present at the death of his father is 25 years of age; older siblings may well have married or emigrated at the time.
In 1916 John Hannaway (now married into Levelamore) takes over as tenant of his brother Hugh's land on SlieveGullion, following Hugh's death in 1915.

"Hughie Hannaway's headstone in Mullaghbawn cemetry has nothing engraved about earlier burial dates." (From 2016 audio recording of Eugene McCann). The location of headstone in Cemetery not known - nowadays it seems to be for the family to locate headstones.

Eugene explained the route up to Hughie Hannaway's house from the Longfield Road - via the gate after Hughie Creegan’s. "It’s not a straight path, veer left; there are 2 fields & 2 fields up to Hughie’s. They had a horse & cart and had a cart-house half-way up where they took the horse out, reversed the cart in & left the cart there & just took the horse on up. It was tough going - that". (From 2016 audio recording of Eugene McCann).
Hannaway, Hughie (I19)
Daisy and Peggy = Margaret. It seems like there should be a long explanation for Daisy, but it's as simple as this: the French word for "daisy" is "marguerite." As for Peggy? Well, Margaret was shortened to nicknames like Meg or Meggy, and the rhyming nickname trend turned Meggy into Peggy.
Also nicknamed "the Quaker"-not known why (source Eugene McCann) 
McCoy, Margaret (I516)
In 1864 Ambrose Hardy was the occupier of over 7 acres in Ballylummin townland (House, offices & Land). An "Alexander Hardy" was also tenant of a house on that land (source: Griffiths Land Valuations 1864).
In August 1870 civil records show that Ambrose Hardy of Ahogill, a widower aged 70, married Rebecca Diamond. Rebecca, unmarried, was a Weaver aged 30. Ambrose and Rebecca had 7 children; the first, twins James and Maria died just a month after birth. The last recorded child was Hugh Hardy, born to them in 1881. All their children's births are recorded on the civil register with the father as: "Ambrose Hardy" and mother: "Rebecca Hardy" ( formarly Diamond/Dimond) living in Ballylummin. There is only one other Hardy in Ballylummin; Alexander Hardy, a tenant on Ambrose's land. The last-born in 1881 would mean Ambrose was a father aged 80/81 years. Ambrose could not read/write and would have no record of his birth. It is more creditable that Ambrose was in his 60's and not aged 70 when he married Rebecca.
Researching the earlier marriage of Ambrose Hardy has produced a marriage at Ahogill RC chapel (St Mary's), Ballylummin, on 30 Aug 1854 of Ambrose Hardy to "Lucind(a) O'Rourke". Witnesses are: John Lynn & Alex'r Hardy (source-Ahogill RC parish records) . Alexander Hardy was a tenant of Ambrose Hardy in the 1864 Griffiths Land Valuations of "Ahoghill" townland.
Ambrose Hardy had deceased on the 1897 Registration of his son William Hardy's marriage (he had died in 1886). After his death a neighbour took over Ambrose Hardy's house & land tenancy and not a member of his family (Griffiths Land Valuation Revisions). 
Hardy, Ambrose (I284)
In 1906 William would be in the Royal Marine Light Infantry (RMLI) - part of the Royal Navy. (Bruce Watt's data)
In 1916/17 William (Willie) was serving on the cruiser HMS Philomel; a convoy escort in the Indian Ocean and off the Syrian coast. William's military service completed in Feb 1919 aboard Philomel, disembarking in Wellington NZ. (Click on Media tab to see copy of his service record). 
Watt, William (I463)
Mary's father Daniel Bennett of Ballykeel is deceased on her Nov 1888 marriage record.
Mary Bennett is the sister-in-law of Anne Boyle, one of the five Boyle sisters from Aughadanove. So Mary is related to the McGee's (Slieve Gullion), Susan McParland & Mick McGinnis (Levelamore) and Johnny Bennett/Alice Henry (Levelamore).

Bennett, Mary (I728)
Source Type: Family member 
Source (S157)
In the 1911 census for Desert or Dysart townland Peter & Annie have 7 children, all born in Co Down: Hugh (age 12), James (9), Peter (8), Eliza Winifred (6), Annie Margaret (4), Alice Catherine (2), John Stephen (9 months). 
Sands, Peter (I916)
Owen was born and baptised Michael, by 1901 is called Owen. Owen's father is James Grant (in Carrigans) and from the Owen Grant family in Carrigans. Sarah's father, James Grant, is also from Carrigans townland but from the Terence Grant family.

Grant, Owen (I1109)
20  Byrne, Patrick (I350)
21  Mallon, Bridget (I421)
22  McParland, Ellen (I1014)
23 "Ann of Bartley McGinnis & Mary Murphy" was baptised 21 Apr 1839 in the RC chapel in Lislea. Children would be baptised within a few days of birth.
Witness Role: Godparent Name: Owen McGlade
Witness Role: Godparent Name: Alyss (Alice) Morgan 
McGinnis, Ann (I547)
24 "Ann of Bartley McGinnis & Mary Murphy" was baptised 21 Apr 1839 in the RC chapel in Lislea. Children would be baptised within a few days of birth. McGinnis, Ann (I547)
25 Annie Stewart is recorded as living on Rosscorkey Island ( 54°18'30.3"N 7°55'51.4"W ) in her 1889 marriage records. Her father James Stewart is the only landowner on this small island peninsula (source 1864-1929 Griffiths Land Valuations Revisions). Stewart, Annie (I1276)
26 Catherine was the Godmother on 23 Sept 1876 to Catherine Bennett in Mullaghban chapel. Parents: Michael Bennett & Bridget Hughes of Ballykeel. (The Godfather was John McGlade: Catherine's bridesmaid the following year was Margaret McGlade). See copy of Baptism entry in Media.
Catherine Hannaway was “Full Age“ (aged 21 or over) in her 1877 marriage record. In Jan 1891 Catherine, aged just 37 years, died of peritonitis after giving birth to daughter Bridget Morgan, nine days earlier.
Hannaway, Catherine (I290)
27 Copy of Birth Registration: The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Birth Rergistration includes date of parents' marriage: 30 Sep 1935 in South Melbourne. Martin, Ethel (I1423)
28 Isabelle's birth name was registered as "Mary Bella". Patrick Campbell registered the birth on 08 Oct 1915. (Ballinacraig is in the SE part of Newry city). Campell, Isobell Mary (I205)
29 Kathleen was born in Slieve Gullion townland. Her father was Michael McGee, residing Slieve Gullion and mother Julia (formerly O'Hagan). Ellen O'Hagan of Slieve Gullion, was present and registered the birth in Forkhill on 26 Apr 1915. McGee, Kathleen (I1300)
30 Marriage Records. Pennsylvania Marriages. Various County Register of Wills Offices, Pennsylvania.
Source Type: Civil Marriage Registration 
Source (S167)
31 Married locally, possibly Lislea. Family F136
32 Mary Ann Hagan, "Sister" attended the birth which she reistered on 10 Jun 1892 in Forkhill. Hagan, Julia (I1306)
33 Mary Ann's father John McGinnis, a Farmer is "Deceasaed". On the 1914 marriage entry John Rowan is a "Widower" living at Church Hall, Lurgan, Co Armagh.
Witness Role: Best man Name: Patrick Burns
Witness Role: Bridesmaid [I617] Catherine MCGINNIS
Witness Role: Marriage entry is "Katie McGinnis". 
Family F446
34 Mary Ann's father John McGinnis, a Farmer is "Deceasaed". On the 1914 marriage entry John Rowan is a "Widower" living at Church Hall, Lurgan, Co Armagh.
Witness Role: Best man Name: Patrick Burns
Witness Role: Principal [F446] ...of John ROWAN and Mary Ann MCGINNIS
Witness Role: Bridesmaid [I617] Catherine MCGINNIS
Witness Role: Marriage entry is "Katie McGinnis". 
Mcginnis, Catherine (I617)
35 Mary Hannaway from Aughadanove/Slieve Gullion married Peter Murphy and lived in the Murphy house on the Ballard Road, Ballard. Although she became Mary Murphy the house is still known as "Mary Hannaway's". "I roofed the house 60 years ago"-audio in 1989 of Peter Hannaway (1909-1993).
"Marriage of Mary Hannaway & Peter Murphy; 6 sisters (daughters) all to the USA early " (audio recording of Eugene McCann in 2016).
In 1889 Patrick was born to Mary Hannaway - this is about 22 years after the first of her nine children. However Mary was married at the age of about 16 or 17 and would then have been in her late-30s.

"Mary Hannaway’s" house & land was bought by Hughie Bennett in the 1960’s from Johnny McAffrey living in Birkenhead (thanks to Tommy O’Brien, Ballard resident: audio recording in 2010). See photo of remains of the house today. 
Hannaway, Mary (I310)
36 Mary MaGinniss, present at Birth (this Mary McGinniss may well be Sarah's mother using her maiden name). Signed Registry entry with X-could not write. Hannaway, Sarah (I38)
37 Michael & Peter Hannaway are twins. GRO - 1945 Birth Registration, Mother's Maiden name Peeney; Vol 8a; page 725. Hannaway, Michael (I89)
38 Michael was born in lower house-where Patsty (b1939) now lives. Later resided above where Patsy Grey (née Collins) lives-plot 19d 1864 Griffiths Land Val'n. map. (Patsy Collins' audio 2015) Kelly, Michael (I281)
39 Sadie Morgan was from around Meighfoner (source-Patsy Grey, née Collins, Levelamore in 2015). Family F107
40 Thomas who was born in 1860 was a gardener and they stayed for a time at Kilmacolm where their three children were born (Paul Byrnes) Family F38
41 " Charles moved to America and married there" (Sarah Byrnes [b1915] audio - June 1988). Charles Hughes emigrated from Ireland to New York in July 1930 and married Rose Kirk in 1932. Rose's family home was 3 miles from Charles' in Umericam. Rose had emigrated a month before Charles but we have no record that they knew each other before leaving for Ireland. Their first child, Patrick was born in 1933 but survived for only 14 days. Daughter Mary R. was aged 4 in the 1940 census. Charles became a US citizen in June 1936. Hughes, Charles (I1102)
42 "1936 wedding" is written on their photograph. Family F173
43 "After marrying they went to live up in front of Patricia Crawley's. Within 10 years of marriage they had both died leaving 3 children: John, Danny & Bridget McGlade as orphans. They were taken back to Smith’s house and the aunt (Mary?) looked after them (for a period)." (Eugene McCann).
Re John McGlade: "he died young after spraying potatoes. The Bluestone (copper sulphate) got into a cut in his hand and died within a few days". (Eugene McCann-audio in 2016.) 
McGlade, John (I401)
44 "Ann Chambers was Michael Reilly's first wife. After her death he married Margaret Byrnes in October 1906." (Paul Byrnes).
From the records of her first marriage in 1866, Ann is aged 21, so born about 1845.
From the 1877 marriage records of Michael Reilly and Ann, it records that Ann is a widow aged 32 and Michael a bachelor aged 26. Ann was born in Ireland (from 1901 census entry, Blackfriars, Glasgow).

Chambers, Ann (I451)
45 "Annie Toal, Ballard mother of deceased, present at death". Toal, Patrick (I1004)
46 "Anthony could well have been the first of the Magennis clan to come to Levelamore (from Killeavy?). Anthony's wife Mary could well have been from one of the local families: Kelly, Murphy, McGlade, O'Neill" (Eugene McCann's records). McGinnis, Mary (I273)
47 "As far as I know Catherine and Patrick did not have any children, but Patrick was married before to a Janet Brannan and had 7 children and I have attached a document which has the information I have on the Loydens." (from Paul Byrnes, Scotland-2010).
Loydon, Patrick (I126)
48 "Betty Hughes married a man called Hanley. Had several sons; one Brendan is married and they have refurbished May Hughes' land and the house in Dorsey (below Murries Hill). They have a son Sean who lives in Newry" (Audio of Marie McShane (née Hughes in 2018). Hughes, Elizabeth (I1134)
49 "Bridget Henry, daughter-in law, present (Resides in) Ballintemple." This would be Bridget Toal wife of John, they lived with Michael Henry (1901 census). Bridget registered the Death in Meigh on 19 Aug 1907. Henry, Michael (I228)
50 "Bridget was married to Paddy Bennett" (Anna Doherty [b1950] in 2016 audio record) McGlade, Bridget (I403)

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