Kearney Baptisms 1840 to 1880 & Marriages 1846 to1883

Donaghmore Catholic Church, County Donegal

Ref. Mic 1D/62

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Date, Child, Parents, Sponsers 


8  August 1841, Thomas son of John Kearney & Mary McCormick. Sponsers Thomas McCormick & Catherine Deveny


14 January 1844, Agnes dau of John Kearney & Mary McCormick. Sponsers Susanna Devany &  ? Callaghan


1  November 1846, Sarah  dau of John Kearney & Mary McCormick. Sponsers William Kearney &  Eleanor Mc(Galron)?


12 November 1848, Charles son of William Kearney & Bridget Brian. Sponsers Patrick Brien (Bryan) & Mary Brian


4  November 1849, John son of John Kearney & Mary McCormick. Sponsers Joan Quin & Catherine Quin


8  December 1850, Bridget dau of William Kearney & Bridget Bryan. Sponsers  Joanne Callaghan & Catherine Kearney


8  June 1853, James son of William Kearney & Bridget Bryan. Sponsers Charles Kearney & Isabella Kearney


25 July 1854, Patrick son of James Kearney & Joannie ? Heeny. Sponsors John Doherty & Bridget ---?


1 July 1856, Sarah dau of Patrick Kearney & Bridget Brien. Sponsors Charles Quinn & Bridget Quinn


23 November 1856, James son of James Kearney & Joannie Heany. Sponsor Mary (Melhan ?)


7 June 1859, Anna dau of William Kearney & Bridget Brian. Sponsors John Quinn & Joan Quinn


17 November 1861, Mary Anne dau of James Kearney & Hannah Cramsey. Sponsors Thomas McCormick & Mary McCormick


8  January 1862, James son of Patrick Kearney & Catherine Magrath. Sponsors James (Muoy)? & Rose (Muoy)?


22 February 1863, John son of James Kearney & Joan Heany. Sponsor Margaret Bradley                                                                                             

-  March 1864,  Rose dau of James Kearney & Hannah Bonar. Sponsors Thomas Kearney & Agnes Kearney


13 August 1872, Joseph son of John Kearney & Agnes Walsh. Sponsors  Charles McGaghran & Cath McGaghran


17 November 1872, Sarah dau of John Kearney & Agnes Walsh. Sponsors Charles Hughes & Bell Kearney


1 June 1873, William son of James Kearney & Hannah Bonar. Sponsors George Callaghan & Mary McCanna ?


24 May 1874, John son of Patrick Kearney & Cath McGrath. Sponsor Biddy Moys


28 February 1874, Charles son of Thomas  Kearney & Catherine Gallagher. Sponsors John Docherty & Mary Gallagher


Baptism register end at December 1880.All Kearney events noted.




13 January 1848, Married by Banns

William Kearney and Bridget Brian

Witnesses Patrick Walsh and Joan Kearney


3 October 1860                     

Patrick Kearney and Catherine McGrath

Witnesses James Devan  (Devine ?) and Mary Harkin


24 February 1864                     

Charles Kearney and Biddy Bonar

Witnesses John and James Kearney


30 October 1870                     

Charles Hughes and Margaret Kearney

Witnesses Charles Kearney and Rose Boyle


Microfilm poor quality here

Marriages end 1877.  Next  entry 1883

All Kearney marriages to 1877 noted.


Civil Registration of Marriages




Hughes, Charles - Stranorlar - Vol. 12   Page 333

Kearney, Margaret - Stranolar


Marriage solemnized at the Catholic Church. Donaghmore Parish, Killygordon District  Electorial Division, County Donegal  on the 18 August 1870


Charles Hughes, age 35, Single, Farmer, Meenagh (Shamer ? ) son of Denis Hughes, Farmer , to

Margaret Kearney, 25, Single, Spinstress (Spinner), Meenbogue, daughter of James Kearney.

X the mark of the Bride and the Groom.

Witnesses Charles Kearney, Rose Boyle, X the mark of both witnesses.

Celebrant Rev. John Boyle, C.C. Donaghmore.

(X means unable to write.)


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