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allannah wooloughan
Posted on Monday, March 08, 2004 - 4:51 pm:   

I am searching for descendants of Ellen Dempsey who married James Hoolahan (later Houlahan) at Wollombi 1863. The family settled mainly in Singleton - most children married from there from 1889; some died there including Ellen Houlahan in 1920. Does anyone know of their descendants please.
Roy Andrews
Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2004 - 9:15 am:   

Hi Allannah, do you have much info on the family - if not I can do lookups for you BDMs, from 1788 to 1945.
allannah wooloughan
Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2004 - 3:27 pm:   

Hi Roy,
I have only just stumbled upon this connection to the Dempsey family, so know nothing of them.
What springs to mind? I am mainly concerned with Catherine Dempsey who married William Mitchell, but Ellen and Margaret were her older sisters. That is all that I have found so far.
khoulahan
Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2005 - 8:56 pm:   

Hi! I am Kenneth George Houlahan Born 14/10/1937
Singleton. I have most of Houlahan History.
My father Keith Newell Houlahan,was often refered to as Dempsey!.
allannah
Posted on Sunday, January 23, 2005 - 3:35 pm:   

Hey Kenneth George Houlahan,
Thanks for getting in touch. I would love to have more information on the Houlahan families of Singleton. It seems an extraordinary coincidence that the Houlahan family should become connected to the Wooloughan family, some generations later. My mother-in-law was the daughter of Mary Amelia nee Mitchell who was a daughter of Catherine nee Dempsey. Catherine's mother was Maria nee Manser who married Stephen Dempsey, then married Thomas Cagney; though Maria was buried with her first husband at Wollombi.
I would love to know what happened to Catherine's sisters Ellen and Margaret, they married Houlahan brothers I think.
Reply direct please as I am anxious to know more.
Allannah Wooloughan of Rye Victoria.
khoulahan
Posted on Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:33 pm:   

Hi allannah
Thanks for the response I will make all I have
avaliable if you contact me directly via
khoulahan@hotmail.com
happy Australia day
Ken H.
allannah
Posted on Sunday, March 13, 2005 - 3:22 pm:   

I posted directly to khoulahan@hotmail.com and got no response. What happened?
Please get in touch with allannah
kristy crooks
Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2005 - 5:05 pm:   

hi there,

My great grandmother was Margaret Houlahan, her and Walter Scott married in Coonabarbran, any connection?
Khoulahan
Posted on Saturday, April 30, 2005 - 7:20 pm:   

allannah Hi!
this is Ken H
the address was correct,have another go.
Shannon Becker
Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2005 - 12:39 am:   

My great grandmother was Lena Houlahan - daughter of Daniel Houlahan and Marcella McCann. Does anyone have any information?
Roy Andrews
Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2005 - 8:28 am:   

Hi Shannon, its best to leave your email address as well so that people can contact you.
Felicity Smith
Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 - 10:34 pm:   

James Houlahan and Mary Cagney of Wollombi are my 3rd Great Grandparents. Would love to hear from any descendants.
louise ward
Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 11:08 pm:   

Tracing William McCann born Patrick Plains 1842 and Elizabeth McCann born 1846 - Elizabeth married George Bailey. William and Elizabeth are children of William McCann and Mary nee Dunny in the Singleton area in the 1840's. Any one researching Mary Dunny line please email me. Believe William and possibly Thomas ended up in Queensland.
Nancy
Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 5:23 pm:   

From: "Scanlons" <scanlons@bigpond.net.au>
To: <roy@xroyvision.com.au>
Subject: houlahan family reseaarch
Date: Tuesday, 31 January 2006 1:57 PM

Hi there. My name is Nancy Scanlon and I am researching the Houlahan Family Tree. My Husbands Great Grandparents were John Smith And Ellen Houlahan.Ellen's sister Margaret married a smith also so I have ambit of information on both of these families.
If you have any information on the houlahan families I would greatly appreciate any help and am only to pleased to give you in return any information that I have.
Thank you for your time and look forward to hearing from you and hope that we can help each other.
Regards Nancy
My email address is scanlons@bigpond.net.au
Llew Stanbury
Posted on Friday, March 11, 2016 - 8:01 pm:   

Hi there. I am a descendant of the Daniel Houlahan and Marcella McCann being my great great great grandparents. I am after any information on their son William who married Elizabeth James.

my email is llewstanbury@gmail.com

thank you very much

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