Mary (Nee Kerrigan) Bonus 1833

Mary (Nee Kerrigan) Bonus 1833

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Mary Kerrigan was baptized on the 7th of February 1833 in Moynalvey, Galtrim, County of Meath, province of Leinster Ireland. Her parents were Michael "Mick" Kerrigan and Rose Martin. Sponsors were Mick Brannen and Bridget Sherry. 
Mary married Timothy Bonus/Bonas on the 26th of September 1858 in her local Parish where she was baptized. Witnesses were Peter Montague & Marcella Hoton. Mary & Timothy had nine children.

  1. Michael (immigrated to New Jersey, USA)
  2. Margaret (immigrated to Brooklyn, New York)
  3. Christopher (immigrated to Brooklyn, New York)
  4. Rosanna (immigrated to New York, buried in Brooklyn)
  5. Mary Anne (immigrated to New Jersey, USA)
  6. Thomas (remained in Ireland)
  7. Richard (remained in Ireland)
  8. Elizabeth (remained in Ireland)
  9. Alice (married John Reynolds, died in Navan, Meath 1921)

Mary lived with her daughter Alice and son-in-law John Reynolds when she was widowed. She died in 1912 in Derryclare, Summerhill, Trim, County of Meath, province of Leinster, Ireland. John Reynolds signed the death certificate.
Mary's surname Kerrigan is transcribed as Keernon, Keeracon, and many other variations. 
She is my third great-grandmother, I reside in the Bronx, New York, and I have one sister in Brooklyn and one in the U.K.

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Date of Birth 7th Feb 1833 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 2nd Mar 1913 VIEW SOURCE

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