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Date of Birth 7th Jan 1824 (circa) VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 3rd Nov 1861
Father (First Name/s and Surname) James Corcoran VIEW SOURCE
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Elizabeth Conlon VIEW SOURCE
Townland born Crissard (aka. Crossard or Cropard). Crissard is a very rural townland, located about 1 mile north/northwest of Wolfhill. The name Crissard comes from the Irish/Gaelic "An Chrois Ard," meaning "the high cross."
Place & Date of Baptism Crissard (aka. Crossard or Cropard) Townland, Ballyadams Catholic Parish (Rathaspick Civil Parish), County Laois (Queens), Ireland on January 9, 1824 VIEW SOURCE
Number of Siblings Five (5)
Names of Siblings Frances Corcoran, Mary Corcoran, William Corcoran, Honora Corcoran, Patrick Corcoran
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Dennis (Denis) Knowles VIEW SOURCE
Place & Date of Marriage Cropard/Crissard/Crossard Townland, Ballyadams Catholic Parish (Rathaspick Civil Parish), County Laois (Queens), Ireland on May 9, 1847. Witnesses were Simon Knowles and Mary Roonin. VIEW SOURCE
Number of Children Six (6)
First Child Mary Knowles. Unfortunately, 3 year-old Mary, along with 1 year-old brother Michael, died in New York City in 1851 or 1852, about six months after they and their parents, Margaret Corcoran Knowles and Dennis Knowles, emigrated to New York City. VIEW SOURCE
Names of Children Mary Knowles, Michael Knowles, Patrick W. Knowles, Mary Knowles (Ladue), James Knowles, Elizabeth J. Knowles
Occupation Homemaker
Place of Death Clinton County (likely Town of Beekmantown), New York, U.S.A.
New Type Margaret and husband Dennis Knowles are buried at the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York. Oddly, they also have a headstone in the Old Roman Catholic Cemetery, also in Plattsburgh, New York. VIEW SOURCE
New Type From Margaret's husband Dennis Knowles' obituary, the two of them and young children Mary and Michael Knowles emigrated to New York City in 1851. Both Mary and Michael died within six months of arriving, in New York City, either in 1851 or 1852. VIEW SOURCE
Place & Date of Baptism Margaret was baptized on January 9, 1824 in Ballyadams Catholic Parish, Rathaspick Civil Parish, County Laois. Her residence or place of baptism was Cropard townland (aka Crossard/Crissard). Her date of birth was estimated from her baptism date. VIEW SOURCE
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