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1901 Census - Monaghan-Kilcreen
House #5          
           
Bernard Rooney Hof 55 Born Fermanagh Shoemaker
Margaret Rooney wife 50 Nee Cassley  
Mick Rooney son 17    
John Rooney son 17    
Mary Anne Rooney Dau 15    
Thomas Rooney son 12    
Hugh Rooney son 10    
Bernard Rooney

 

Bernard in house #5 was a son of my 3xGrandfather James.His wife was Margaret cassley from lennaght and they married at Urbleshanny church in Tydnavnet Parish in County Monaghan.

Sons Thomas & Hugh would later Emigrate to New York and settle there.Descendants of these two are still living in America today.

 

 

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Bernard Rooney

This is the wedding Certificate of Bernard & Margaret cassley.

You can see here that Bernards father is James and that he is living in Eshnadarragh.

 
The photo below shows Bernard's son Michael and his sister Mary Anne, (who later married James McQuade of Shanroe) and their mother, Margaret Rooney (Cassley).
 

 

 

Descendants of Bernard Rooney -detailed

 

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  BERNARD2 ROONEY  (JAMES1) was born Abt. 1842 in Eshnadarragh, and died 30 Nov 1918 in kilcreen, Co Monaghan.  He married MARGARET CASSLEY 16 Jan 1870 in urbelshanny Co Monaghan, daughter of FRANK CASSLEY and MARGARET MALLON.  She was born 06 May 1849 in lannaght, Co Monaghan1, and died 27 Jul 1922 in kilcreen1.

 

More About BERNARD ROONEY:

Cause of Death: carcinoma asthenia

Occupation: 1910, shoemaker2

Residence: 1870, kilcreen3

 

More About MARGARET CASSLEY:

Cause of Death: heart failure

 

Marriage Notes for BERNARD ROONEY and MARGARET CASSLEY:

Witness’s at marriage were James casly and Bridget casly

 

More About BERNARD ROONEY and MARGARET CASSLEY:

Marriage: 16 Jan 1870, urbleshanny, Co Monaghan

       

Children of BERNARD ROONEY and MARGARET CASSLEY are:

2.                i.    MICHAEL3 ROONEY, b. 02 Sep 1882, kilcreen Co Monaghan; d. 01 May 1958, kilcreen.

                  ii.    JAMES ROONEY, b. 12 Nov 1870, lannaght,Co Monaghan.

 

Notes for JAMES ROONEY:

Godparents Thomas Rooney and Bridget Casley

 

Moved to usa and disappeared

 

More About JAMES ROONEY:

Residence: USA

 

                 iii.    MARGARET ROONEY, b. 02 Nov 1872, kilcreen Co Monaghan; d. 09 Mar 18754.

 

Notes for MARGARET ROONEY:

Godparents Patrick Rooney and  Catherine Rooney

 

More About MARGARET ROONEY:

Cause of Death: diptheria4

 

                 iv.    FRANCIS ROONEY, b. 18 Aug 1874, kilcreen Co Monaghan; d. Abt. 1880, kilcreen.

 

Notes for FRANCIS ROONEY:

Godparents James Casley and Catherine McCarney

 

More About FRANCIS ROONEY:

Cause of Death: died very young4

 

                  v.    PATRICK ROONEY, b. 03 Feb 1876, kilcreen Co Monaghan; m. AGNES FISHER, 04 Dec 1910, st Patrick’s church Kilsyth , scotland5; b. 1887, kilsyth Scotland.

 

Notes for PATRICK ROONEY:

Godparents Patrick Rooney and Ellen Rooney

 

Patrick and Agnes had two daughters

 

More about AGNES FISHER:

Residence: 84 bairds row, blantyre, scotland6

 

Marriage Notes for PATRICK ROONEY and AGNES FISHER:

witness's at wedding were Thomas McKenna and Margaret Rae

 

More About PATRICK ROONEY and AGNES FISHER:

Marriage: 04 Dec 1910, st Patrick’s church Kilsyth , scotland7

 

                 vi.    MARY ROONEY, b. 04 Dec 1877, kilcreen Co Monaghan; d. 15 Mar 1878.

 

Notes for MARY ROONEY:

Godparents Charles Rooney and Margaret Doogan

 

More About MARY ROONEY:

Cause of Death: nat dissorder8

 

                vii.    CATHERINE ROONEY, b. 24 Jan 1879, kilcreen Co Monaghan.

 

Notes for CATHERINE ROONEY:

Godparents Owen Rooney and Mary Mullan

 

Moved to Liverpool in England and never married

 

More About CATHERINE ROONEY:

Residence: liverpool

 

3.            viii.    BERNARD ROONEY, b. 05 Sep 1880, kilcreen Co Monaghan.

                  ix.    JOHN ROONEY, b. 02 Sep 1882, kilcreen Co Monaghan; d. 06 Aug 1942, kilcreen8.

 

Notes for JOHN ROONEY:

Godparents James Doogan and Mary Doogan

 

john never married

 

                   x.    MARY ANN ROONEY, b. 01 Dec 1883, kilcreen Co Monaghan; m. JAMES MCQUAID.

 

Notes for MARY ANN ROONEY:

Godparents James Rooney and Margaret Doogan

 

Mary Ann and James had 6 daughters and 6 sons

 

More About JAMES MCQUAID:

Residence: Shanro

 

                  xi.    BRIDGIT ROONEY, b. 23 Feb 1886, kilcreen Co Monaghan; d. Abt. 1890, kilcreen.

 

Notes for BRIDGIT ROONEY:

Godparents Owen Doogan and Alice Doogan

 

More About BRIDGIT ROONEY:

Cause of Death: died at young age8

 

                 xii.    THOMAS ROONEY, b. 13 Nov 1887, kilcreen Co Monaghan; d. Jan 1953, New York.

 

Notes for THOMAS ROONEY:

Godparents James McKenna and Mary McKenna

 

had 4 sons and 1 daughter

 

 

 

New York passenger lists for 1914 show him and his brother Hugh travelling from Londonderry back to New York on the ss Caledonia, Thomas is listed as being a resident of New York, while Hugh is listed as living in monaghan, their father is listed as Bernard Rooney of monaghan and their final destination is new York

 

More About THOMAS ROONEY:

Immigration: 24 Jan 1914, New York9

Medical Information: Social Security Death Index Record   about Thomas Rooney   Name: Thomas Rooney   SSN: 125-05-8490   Born: 13 Nov 1887   Died: Jan 1953   State (Year) SSN issued: New York (Before 1951

Residence: new york10

 

                xiii.    HUGH ROONEY, b. 25 Sep 1889, kilcreen Co Monaghan; d. 194810; m. PEGGY MCGUIRE; b. allygesh drumlea.

 

Notes for HUGH ROONEY:

Godparents James Rooney and Mary Rooney

 

Hugh and Peggy had 5 sons and 1 daughter

 

New York passenger lists for 1914 show him and his brother Thomas travelling from Londonderry back to new York on the ss Caledonia, Thomas is listed as being a resident of New York, while Hugh is listed as living in monaghan, their father is listed as Bernard Rooney of monaghan and their final destination is new York

 

More About HUGH ROONEY:

Immigration: Jan 1914, New York USA11

Residence: New York

 

                xiv.    OWEN ROONEY, b. 03 Oct 1891, kilcreen Co Monaghan; d. Abt. 189612.

 

Notes for OWEN ROONEY:

Godparents Francis McCarey and Mary Helen McCarey

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  MICHAEL3 ROONEY (BERNARD2, JAMES1) was born 02 Sep 1882 in kilcreen Co Monaghan12, and died 01 May 1958 in kilcreen13.  He married AGNES SMYTH 03 Nov 1920 in st Tierneys roslea co Fermanagh.  She was born Abt. 1885 in derryledigan, and died 02 Apr 1977 in kilcreen.

 

Notes for MICHAEL ROONEY:

Godparents James and Elisabeth Carsley

 

Agnes and Michael had 5 sons and 3 daughters

 

More About MICHAEL ROONEY and AGNES SMYTH:

Marriage: 03 Nov 1920, st Tierneys roslea co Fermanagh

       

Child of MICHAEL ROONEY and AGNES SMYTH is:

                   i.    JOHN THOMAS4 ROONEY, b. 1931, kilcreen.

 

Notes for JOHN THOMAS ROONEY:

was baptised john Thomas , but toms uncle a twin of his father used to live with them, he too was called john, so the family thought one john was enough, and so they used his second name Thomas.

 

 

3.  BERNARD3 ROONEY (BERNARD2, JAMES1) was born 05 Sep 1880 in kilcreen Co Monaghan14.  He married ELISABETH WOOD 15 Apr 1902 in Or lady of Mount Carmel , High St15, daughter of ALEXANDER WOOD and ELISABETH.  She was born 1885 in liverpool16.

 

Notes for BERNARD ROONEY:

Godparents Bernard McKenna and Mary McKenna

 

Moved to Birkenhead in England, had 6 sons and 6 daughters

 

More About BERNARD ROONEY:

Residence: Birkenhead

 

More About BERNARD ROONEY and ELISABETH WOOD:

Marriage: 15 Apr 1902, Or lady of Mount Carmel , High St17

Marriage Witnesses: 1902, William and Florence wood (Elisabeth’s siblings)

       

Children of BERNARD ROONEY and ELISABETH WOOD are:

                   i.    CATHERINE4 ROONEY, b. 1911, Birkenhead; d. 1911, Birkenhead.

                  ii.    BERNARD ROONEY, b. 1905, Birkenhead18; d. 1905, Birkenhead.

                 iii.    AGNES ROONEY, b. 1914, Birkenhead18; d. 1919, Birkenhead.

                 iv.    ARTHUR ROONEY, b. 1917, Birkenhead18.

                  v.    LAURENCE ROONEY, b. 1919, Birkenhead18.

4.              vi.    JOAN ROONEY, b. 1922, Birkenhead.

                vii.    JOESEPH A ROONEY, b. 1924, Birkenhead.

               viii.    DOREEN ROONEY, b. 1921, Birkenhead.

                  ix.    THOMAS ROONEY, b. 1903, Birkenhead.

               

                  xi.    MARY ELISABETH ROONEY, b. 1907, Birkenhead.

                 xii.    DOROTHY MARGARET ROONEY, b. 1909, Birkenhead.

                xiii.    BERNARD ROONEY, b. 1912, Birkenhead; d. 1914, Birkenhead.

                xiv.    KENNETH ROONEY, b. 1930, Birkenhead.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

4.  JOAN4 ROONEY (BERNARD3, BERNARD2, JAMES1) was born 1922 in Birkenhead.

       

Child of JOAN ROONEY is:

                i.              BARBARA5 ROONEY

 

Descendants of Bernard Rooney - Brief version

Descendants of Bernard Rooney

1 Bernard Rooney b: Abt. 1842
.. +Margaret Cassley b: 06 May 1849 m: 16 Jan 1870 in urbelshanny co monaghan
........ 2 Michael Rooney b: 02 Sep 1882
............ +Agnes Smyth b: Abt. 1885 m: 03 Nov 1920 in st tierneys roslea co fermanagh
................... 3 John Thomas Rooney b: 1931
........ 2 James Rooney b: 12 Nov 1870
........ 2 Margaret Rooney b: 02 Nov 1872
........ 2 Francis Rooney b: 18 Aug 1874
........ 2 Patrick Rooney b: 03 Feb 1876
............ +Agnes Fisher b: 1887 m: 04 Dec 1910 in st patricks church kilsyth , scotland
........ 2 Mary Rooney b: 04 Dec 1877
........ 2 Catherine Rooney b: 24 Jan 1879
........ 2 Bernard Rooney b: 05 Sep 1880
............ +Elisabeth Wood b: 1885 m: 15 Apr 1902 in Or lady of Mount Carmel , High St
................... 3 Catherine Rooney b: 1911
................... 3 Bernard Rooney b: 1905
................... 3 Agnes Rooney b: 1914
................... 3 Arthur Rooney b: 1917
................... 3 Laurence Rooney b: 1919
................... 3 Joan Rooney b: 1922
............................. 4 Barbara Rooney
................... 3 Joeseph A Rooney b: 1924
................... 3 Doreen Rooney b: 1921
................... 3 Thomas Rooney b: 1903
................... 3 Mary Elisabeth Rooney b: 1907
................... 3 Dorothy Margaret Rooney b: 1909
................... 3 Bernard Rooney b: 1912
................... 3 Kenneth Rooney b: 1930
........ 2 John Rooney b: 02 Sep 1882
........ 2 Mary Ann Rooney b: 01 Dec 1883
............ +James Mcquaid
........ 2 Bridgit Rooney b: 23 Feb 1886
........ 2 Thomas Rooney b: 13 Nov 1887
........ 2 Hugh Rooney b: 25 Sep 1889
............ +Peggy McGuire
........ 2 Owen Rooney b: 03 Oct 1891


 

 

This is where the Kilcreen Rooneys are buried, this is the family plot at St Tierneys.
 

I searched through ships manifests and managed to find details of Thomas & Hughs trip to America in 1914.

To view a copy of this manifest, click here

 
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