Heart of Simcoe County (Ontario)

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  • ID: I73
  • Name: Philip Shanahan
  • Given Name: Philip
  • Surname: Shanahan
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1836 in Tipperary, Ire. 1
  • Death: Y
  • _UID: 3B16F5A4F0434EE78BD4A1B95D1FF3DA5418
  • Change Date: 23 Sep 2006 at 07:06
  • Note:
    A farmer. Of Irish ancestry, and Catholic faith. In 1871, his age is shown as 34. On the 1901 census, his birthdate is "don't know," and his age is left blank. He arrived in Canada in 1854. The following account is taken from "Kith 'n' Kin: the Story of Oro":

    "In 1860 Philip Shanahan came to Canada from Tipperary in Ireland accompanied by a sister and brother. They landed in Quebec where his brother drowned while disembarking from the ship. Philip and his sister Margaret made their way to Barrie, where he worked for a time. In 1861 he married Ann Shannon, who arrived from the County Wicklow about the same time."




    Father: (Irish) Shanahan b: Bef 1821 in Ireland

    Marriage 1 Anne Shannon b: 15 Aug 1840 in Co. Wicklow, Ireland
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 23 Sep 2006
    Children
    1. Has Children Michael J. Shanahan b: 31 Aug 1865 in Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ont.
    2. Has No Children "Minnie" Shanahan b: Abt 1866 in Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ont.
    3. Has No Children Margaret Anne Shanahan b: 1868 in Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ont.
    4. Has No Children Ellen "Nellie" Shanahan b: 15 Jan 1870 in Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ont.
    5. Has No Children Julia Shanahan b: 30 Apr 1872 in Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ont.
    6. Has Children Patrick Shanahan b: 16 Mar 1876 in Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ont.
    7. Has Children Maurice Shanahan b: 22 Feb 1879 in Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ont.
    8. Has No Children Elizabeth "Lizzie" Shanahan b: 26 Oct 1884 in Oro Twp., Simcoe Co., Ont.
    9. Has Children James Hutchinson b: 1859 in USA

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: NAC-1871
      Title: 1871 Census of Canada
      Publication: National Archives of Canada
      Page: C-9964, Oro Twp., Ward 1, pg. 76
      Quality: 2
      Date: 14 Jan 2003
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