Report on the 2011 November Reunion

Well, look what I found among my drafts for posts … Haha .. Never managed to post it! But as with most things genealogy .. “Better late than never!” Our reunion was a great success! With all that has been going on since, I haven’t had a chance to talk about the day. It was […]

Back To Ireland Through The Killeen Family

Helena Killeen (1863-1950) married Peter Dolan (1863-1946) (picture left) in Notre Dame Basilica, Ottawa on 15 Nov 1885. Their fifth child, was Gertrude Pearl (1894-1978), my grandmother. Helena’s father, Dennis Benjamin Killeen (1829-1914) was married to Ellen O’Brien. It’s through Dennis Benjamin that we’ve been able to trace the family back to Ireland. His father […]

Those O’Connor Boys!

Fergus Vincent O’Connor (1890-1915) married Harriet Ann (Hattie) Dolan (1889-1923). Joseph Emmett O’Connor (1889-1964) married Agnes Sevina Dolan (1890-1973 ). Daniel Patrick O’Connor (1881-1965, pictured left) married Gertrude Pearl Dolan (1894-1978). Fergus, Emmett and Daniel were brothers — all farmers in the area of Osgoode. Hattie, Agnes and Pearl were all farmers’ daughters in the […]