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John Hannaway

John Hannaway[1]

Male 1907 - 1937  (30 years)

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  • Name John Hannaway 
    Born 25 Jan 1907  Levalamore, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Longfield Road, Levelamore, Lislea, County Armagh, Ireland 
    • Birth is registered by Patrick (father) on 28th January 1907, Forkhill, Newry Registrar's sub- District office.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Sep 1928  [3
    Farmer 
    Age: 21y 
    Occupation 5 Jul 1937  Belfast, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Bricklayer 
    • John arrived back from New York on 05 July 1937 on TSS Caledonia into Belfast. (Ships manifest).
    Buried Aug 1937  Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Lislea, (RC) Church of the Sacred Heart, Co Armagh, Lislea, Co A 
    • See attached photo of gravestone erected by John's father Patrick Hannaway.
    Occupation 12 Aug 1937  [6
    Bricklayer 
    Address:
    Levalamore, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland 
    • Occupation from Death Certificate
    Died 12 Aug 1937  Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry, Co Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 30y 
    Cause: "Shock following fracture of the skull & multiple injuries which were received in a motorc 
    Address:
    Daisy Hill Hospital, Daisy Hill, Newry, Co Down, Ireland 
    • Sturgan Brae, Camlough, Co Armagh, Ireland-road accident. Edward Knighton died at the scene, John Hannaway died later in hospital; pillion passengers seriously injured.
      John Hannaway riding a Raleigh motorcycle, Dolly McParland on pillion. An English tourist (Edward T. Knighton, 79 Palmerston Road, Walthamstow, London; Felix Grant on pillion) riding a BSA 500cc. See local newspaper article (21 Aug 1937) of Coroner's Report and Walthamstow Guardian cutting (20 Aug 1937). John had recently returned from working in USA.
      Edward Knighton & boyhood friend Felix had for several years spent summer holidays in Silverbrige with Dinnie McCreesh and family. Several floral tributes from McCreesh family at the Walthamstow funeral in London.
      The 1936 Electoral Register shows residents of 79 Palmerston Road were all named Knighton: Annie Elizabeth, Christina May, Edith Florence , Edward Thomas, Herbert John and Jane.
    Person ID I9  Hannaway
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2019 

    Father Patrick Hannaway,   b. 8 Jan 1877, Levalamore, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1971, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Annie McParland,   b. 25 Dec 1886, Chicago, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1961, Levalamore, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 May 1906  Barr Chapel, Carrickrovaddy, Donaghmore, Co Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Address:
    St. Mary-the Blessed Virgin RC church, Barr Hill, Carrickrovaddy 
    • Note:
      1) Patrick marries in the bride's parish.
      2) Celebrant signing the marriage certificate Fr Magennis is mentioned in the local history: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~donaghmore1/donaghmore/doncathch.html


      Annie was under 21 when married so recorded as a minor.

      Bridesmaid Rose Anne Hannaway was more likely Patrick's sister (b1886) rather than Hugh Hannaway's daughter (b1877).
      Witness Role: Bridesmaid [I40] Rose Anne HANNAWAY
      Witness Role: Best man Name: Charles Kelly
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Address:
    Longfield Road, Levelamore, Lislea, County Armagh, Ireland - 25 Jan 1907 - Levalamore, Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bricklayer - 5 Jul 1937 - Belfast, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Lislea, (RC) Church of the Sacred Heart, Co Armagh, Lislea, Co A - Aug 1937 - Lislea, Co Armagh, Ireland
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    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 30y - 12 Aug 1937 - Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry, Co Down, Ireland Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    4 HANNAWAYS_Peter, Georgie,  Patrick-James, John_c1934 at Levelamore
    4 HANNAWAYS_Peter, Georgie, Patrick-James, John_c1934 at Levelamore
    Picture Note: 4 HANNAWAYS_Peter, Georgie, Patrick-James, John_c1934 at Levelamore
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    Hannaway, John_ 1907 birth certificate
    Hannaway, John_ 1907 birth certificate
    Picture Note: John Hannaway-1907 birth. Registered by Patrick (father) on 28th January 1907, Forkhill, Newry Registrar's sub- District office. © Crown copyright- https://geni.nidirect.gov.uk/
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    Hannaway, John 1928 Outward List  UK to USA
    Hannaway, John 1928 Outward List UK to USA
    Picture Note: John Hannaway 1928 a passenger to New York aboard ss Laconia, departed Liverpool 15th September. Also James Crawley, Ballard (b1902) brother of John Crawley-Best Man to Mary Hannaway in 1945. (See also same passage list typed by US Labor Board "Hannaway, John 1928 passenger to USA").
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    Laconia 1922-1942 (John sailed 1928)
    Laconia 1922-1942 (John sailed 1928)
    Picture Note: Laconia 1922-1942 (John sailed 1928)
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    Hannaway, John 1928 passenger to USA
    Hannaway, John 1928 passenger to USA
    Picture Note: 1928 - US arrivals passengers in New York aboard ss LACONIA from Liverpool showing four men from Lislea. No11 is John Hannaway, age 21 (Col. 17 - Father: Patrick Hannaway, Levallymore; Col 23: Joining: Friend, Patrick McParland, Charlesboro, Newhaven Connecticut)
    Picture Note: No12 is James Crawley, age 26 (Col. 17 - Father: John Crawley, Ballard; Col 23: Joining Friend, Michael Hanlon, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts)
    Picture Note: John Hannaway's grandmother, Mary Hanlon was a sister of James Crawley's mother; Maggie Hanlon. So John & James were First Cousins once Removed. James's brother, John Crawley, was Best Man to John Hannaway's sister Mary Hannaway in 1945.
    Picture Note: No13 is Patrick Hanlon, age 22 also going to Jamaica Plain. He is possibly the son of Patrick O'Hanlon/Hanlon & Ann Morgan, Ballard; their son Patrick was age 6 in the 1911 census. © Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957.
    Media Date: SEP 1928
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    Hannaway, John 1928 passenger to USA_CloseUp
    Hannaway, John 1928 passenger to USA_CloseUp
    Picture Note: 1928 - US arrivals passengers in New York aboard ss LACONIA from Liverpool. Close-Up showing four men from Lislea. No11 is John Hannaway, age 21 (Col. 17 - Father: Patrick Hannaway, Levallymore; Col 23: Joining: Friend, Patrick McParland, Charlesboro, Newhaven Connecticut)
    Picture Note: No12 is James Crawley, age 26 (Col. 17 - Father: John Crawley, Ballard; Col 23: Joining Friend, Michael Hanlon, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts)
    Picture Note: John Hannaway's grandmother, Mary Hanlon was a sister of James Crawley's mother; Maggie Hanlon. So John & James were First Cousins once Removed. James's brother, John Crawley, was Best Man to John Hannaway's sister Mary Hannaway in 1945.
    Picture Note: No13 is Patrick Hanlon, age 22 also going to Jamaica Plain. He is possibly the son of Patrick O'Hanlon/Hanlon & Ann Morgan, Ballard; their son Patrick was age 6 in the 1911 census. © Ancestry.com. New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957
    Media Date: SEP 1928
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    Hannaway,John_1930 census E70thSt_NY_extract
    Hannaway,John_1930 census E70thSt_NY_extract
    Picture Note: John Hannaway - 1930 census. 224 East 70th street, Dwelling Number: 10, Manhattan, NY. John is boarding with cousin Michael McConnon and Patrick Martin. Patrick Martin is possibly John's neighbour born 28 April 1907 in Levelamore. They are both aged 23 and both born 1907. Michael McConnon's mother is a sister of James McParland born1854 (Glen) and Francis McParland born1873 (Ballard). © Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census
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    1930c Hannaway, John (2nd from right)_b1907
    1930c Hannaway, John (2nd from right)_b1907
    Picture Note: 1930c Hannaway, John (2nd from right)_b1907
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    1931c_John Hannaway in USA
    1931c_John Hannaway in USA
    Picture Note: John Hannaway in USA-3rd from left; about 1931.
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    Hannaway, John 1937 passenger from USA_CloseUp
    Hannaway, John 1937 passenger from USA_CloseUp
    Picture Note: John Hannaway, 1937 passenger on tss Caledonia from NY, USA. Arrived Belfast on 5 Jul 1937.
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    Hannaway, John 1937 passenger from USA
    Hannaway, John 1937 passenger from USA
    Picture Note: John Hannaway 1937-passenger New York to Belfast
    Media Date: 5 JUL 1937
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    4 HANNAWAYS_Peter, Georgie,  Patrick-James, John_c1934 at Levelamore
    4 HANNAWAYS_Peter, Georgie, Patrick-James, John_c1934 at Levelamore
    Picture Note: 4 HANNAWAYS_Peter, Georgie, Patrick-James, John_c1934 at Levelamore
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    HANNAWAY, JOHN  1937 Death Certificate
    HANNAWAY, JOHN 1937 Death Certificate
    Picture Note: John Hannaway 1937 Death Certificate. Death was registered 16th August 1937; Newry, Ballybot sub-district. Registration No: D/1937/184/1023/11/449. © Crown copyright- https://geni.nidirect.gov.uk/
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    Hannaway, John, Levelamore_1937 Inquest his death_1 of 2_local newspaper
    Hannaway, John, Levelamore_1937 Inquest his death_1 of 2_local newspaper
    Picture Note: Hannaway, John, Levelamore_1937 Inquest his death_1 of 2_local newspaper
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    Hannaway, John, Levelamore_1937 Inquest his death_2 of 2_local newspaper
    Hannaway, John, Levelamore_1937 Inquest his death_2 of 2_local newspaper
    Picture Note: Hannaway, John, Levelamore_1937 Inquest his death_2 of 2_local newspaper
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    BSA 1932, 500cc_period M Bike
    BSA 1932, 500cc_period M Bike
    Picture Note: BSA 1932, 500cc_perion M Bike
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    Raleigh-1926-350cc_period M Bike
    Raleigh-1926-350cc_period M Bike
    Picture Note: Raleigh-1926-350cc_period M Bike
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    Hannaway, John b1907_1937 death Walthamstow Guardian
    Hannaway, John b1907_1937 death Walthamstow Guardian
    Picture Note: John Hannaway, died aged 30 in a fatal crash involving two motorcycles near Camlough, Co Armagh. The other motorcyclist, from London, was on holiday. Here the local newspaper in London, the Walthamstow Guardian, reported the fatalities and the inquest - newspaper publication: 20 Aug 1937.
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    Hannaway family grave, Lislea pre-2015
    Hannaway family grave, Lislea pre-2015
    Picture Note: Gravestone erected in Lislea cemetery by Patrick Hannaway (born1877). This may well be the McGinnis family grave in Lislea; Mary "Bartley" McGinnis is the last mentioned (DIED 25 NOV 1937 AGED 97 YEARS). Her husband John and previous Hannaways born Slieve Gullion townland, were buried in Mullaghban (Family audio records). More recent family internments have the headstone which reads " In Loving Memory of the Hannaway Family, Levelamore".
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    Documents
    Hannaway, John 1937 US Consulate
    Hannaway, John 1937 US Consulate
    Picture Note: John Hannaway, 1937 death & US Consulate

  • Notes 
    • Had worked in USA. Died on motorbike in collision with English tourist also on motorbike on holiday; near Lislea. Remembers death due to loss of blood and lack of emergency services - Peter Hannaway (b 1909). [10]

  • Sources 
    1. [S44] USA Consulate, Belfast Ireland (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S25] Northern Ireland GRO Records, Belfast, Registered 28th January 1907, Forkhill, Newry Registrar's sub- District office. (Reliability: 3).
      Birth Reg'n No: U/1907/186/1023/10/127.

    3. [S46] Ancestry.com. UK Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.

    4. [S48] Ancestry.com. UK Inward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S57] Family records & correspondence (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S25] Northern Ireland GRO Records, Belfast (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S25] Northern Ireland GRO Records, Belfast, Information from Death Certificate. (Reliability: 3).
      Death was registered 16th August 1937; Newry, Ballybot sub-district. Registration No: D/1937/184/1023/11/449.
      The Coroner for South Armagh (M O'Connor) held his Inquiry on 13th August 1937 (see Death Certificate)

    8. [S2] 1911 Census - Ireland.

    9. [S25] Northern Ireland GRO Records, Belfast, N Ireland Records; copy of marriage certificate. (Reliability: 3).
      Reg'n No: M/1906/U1/2368/3/57.

    10. [S11] Peter Hannaway (b1948).