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A fellow researcher has shared some birth and marriage data from  FHL films of Catholic Church registers in Ireland family.
     
? means illegible.  
                  
BIRTHS:

21 May 1825 Ellen born to John Claffy and Mary Kall?, FHL film 926185, Tubber RC Parish, John Connor and Bridget  ?    Godparents.

22 Feb 1827 Michael born to Michael Claffy and Ann Hilan?, FHL film 926185, Tubber RC Parish, Thomas & Mary Ennis,   Godparents. 

17 Jun 1838 Laughlin born to John Claffy and Anne Duawn, Tullamore District, Darby Duawn & Mary Smollen, Godparents. 

16 Mar 1838 John born to James Claffy and Bridget Gantly, Tullamore District, Thomas Dunne & Mary, Godparents. 

30 Nov 1839 Thomas born to John Claffy and Bridget Egan, Ballinahowan District, Film 1279227, John Corgan & Mary, Godparents. 

7 Oct 1840 Darby born to John Claffy & Ann Doran, Tullamore District, Pat Molloy and ? Flannigan, Godparents. 

2 Oct 1840 Elizabeth born to John Claffy & Mary Sheil, Tullamore District, Pat Hogan & Mary Finlay, Godparents. 

29 Jun 1843 John born to John Claffy and Ann Duawn, Tullamore District, Pat Quinn & Rachael Walsh, Godparents. 

8 Feb 1847 Anne born to John Claffy and Ann D? (probably Ann Duawn). 

9 May 1849 Anne born to Patrick & Bridget Molloy, Clonmacnois, Film 1279227, Clonfanlough RC Parish, John Claffy & Anne Molloy, Godparents. 

2 Jul 1855 M? born to Charles Claffy & Margaret Molloy, Moate RC Parish, Film 1279227, Michael McMahon & Anne, Godparents. 
 
7 Oct 1855 Margaret born to James Claffy and Honora, Tubber RC Parish, Film 926185, Martin Healy & Elizabeth, Godparents. 

5 Aug 1857 Mary born to Joseph Claffy and Honora, Tubber RC Parish, Film 926185, Martin Healy & Honora Byrne, Godparents.

13 Nov 1859 Mary born to Joseph Claffy and Honora, Tubber RC Parish, Film 926185, Pat Claffy & Catherine McCormick, Godparents.

4 Dec 1859 Michael born to John Claffy & Anne Carroll, Tubber RC Parish, Film 926185, Michael Carroll & Elizabeth Carroll, Godparents. 

18 Nov 1860 Ellen born to Joseph Claffy & Honora, Tubber RC Parish, Film 926185, Pat McCormick & Mary Claffy, Godparents.

16 Jun 1862 Thomas born to John Claffy & Anne Carroll, Tubber RC Parish, Film 926185, James Claffy & Margaret Connor.

13 Feb 1863 Patrick born to Joseph Claffy & Honora, Tubber RC Parish, Film 926185, Pat Healy & Mary Ward, Godparents.

7 Feb 1864 Mary born to Joseph Claffy & Honora, Tullamore, Tubber RC Parish, Film 101082 Vol 3 Pg 703, James Claffy & Mary Kelly, Godparents.

25 Oct 1865 John born to John Claffy & Anne Carroll, Tullamore, Fahuran? Parish in Kilcummuragh?, Film 101117, Vol 18 Pg 678, father’s occupation-farmer.

1866 Catherine Claffy born Film 101137, Vol 18, page 678.

26 July 1866 John born to John Claffy & Hannah Molloy, Rahan Parish, Film 101132, Vol 13 Pg 670, father’s occupation-farmer.

 

MARRIAGES:

3 Jun 1828 James Claffy married Eliz. Kealy Film 926185, Lawrence & Margaret Egan, witnesses.

5 Jun 1828 Michael Claffy married Margaret Bastick, Film 926185 Lawrence Egan & Peggy, witnesses.

3 Nov 1830 Darby Claffy married Esther Whelan, Tullamore District, Anthony Duane & Eliz Lee were witnesses.

10 Aug 1864 John Claffey married Hannah Molloy, Tullamore District, Film 101464, vol 13, pg 561.

1864 Martin Claffy was married, Tullamore District Film 101468, Vol 18, pg 585.

1865 James Claffy was married, Tullamore District, Film 101472. Vol 3, pg 821.

1865 Martin Claffey was married, Tullamore District, Film 101485, Vol 18, pg 640.

10 Feb 1866 Joseph Lamb son of Roscore Lamb married Anne Claffy daughter of Larry Derrooly, Tullamore District, Rahan RC Parish.

1868 James Claffy was married, Tullamore District, Film 101523, Vol 3, pg 767.

10 May 1868 George Claffy son of Brian Claffy married Catherine Kelly daughter of William Kelly, Tullamore District, Film 101428,
Vol
8, pg 515.

1868 Patrick Claffy was married, Tullamore District, Film 101536, Vol 18, pg 575. 

1881 Nannie Claffy was married, Tullamore District, Film 101536, Vol 3 pg 563.

1883 Thomas Claffey was married, Tullamore District, Film 101536 Vol 3 pg 541.

1838 James Claffy married Bridget Gantly, Tullamore District.

1838 John Claffy married Anne Duawn Tullamore District.

15 Feb 1855 Dionysis Claffy married Anne Carroll, Ballinahowen District, Film 1279227, witnesses John & Mary Carroll. 

10 Feb 1858 Thomas Claffey married Eliz Brassil, Ballinahowen District, Film 1279227, John Egan & Eliz Claffy witnesses. 

Claffy families in the Householder's Index for County Offaly Civil Parishes , which lists the numbers of families appearing in the Tithe Applotment Books (1828) and the  later Griffith's Valuation (1854). 

English Parish (English Barony, Parsonstown Union): 1 Claffy in Griffith's

Ballyboy Parish (Ballyboy Barony, Parsonstown Union): 1 Claffy in Griffith's, and "at least once" in Tithe

Rahan Parish (Ballycowan Barony, Tullamore Union) 3 Claffy's in Griffith's, and "at least once" in Tithe

Kilbride Parish (Ballycowan Barony, Tullamore Union) 3 Claffy's in Griffith's

Wheery or Killagally Parish (Garrycastle Baron, Parsonstown Union) 2 Claffey's in Griffith's at least one in Tithe

Reynagh Paish (Garrycastle Barony, Parsonstown Union) 3 Claffey's in Griffith's, at least one in Tithe

Tisaran Parish (Garrycastle Barony, Parsonstown Union) 3 Claffy's in Griffith's, at least one in Tithe

Lemanaghan Parish (Garrycastle Barony, Parsonstown Union) 3 Claffy's in Griffith's

Gallen Parish (Garrycastle Barony, Parsonstown Union) 3 Claffy's in Griffith's, at least one in Tithe

Clonmacnoise Parish (Garrycastle Barony, Parsonstown Union) 13 in Griffith's

Kilcumreragh Parish (Kilcoursey Barony, Tullamore Union) 3 Claffy's in Griffith's, at least one in Tithe

Legal Document:

COUNTY WESTMEATH

IN THE MATTER OF KILBEGGAN RURAL DISTRICT AND

THE LABOURERS ACTS 1882 TO 1905

 
I, Thomas Claffey of Ballintrasna, Moate, in the County of Westmeath, Farmer, aged 30 years and upwards, do solemnly declare as follows:

1) The Kilbeggan Rural DistrictCouncil have acquired part of my lands at Kilbeggan in the County of Westmeath, as and for a Labourers Cottage, plot numbered B1 O.S. 37.

2) By lease dated the 12th July 1856, Joseph Cuffe demised said lands to Robert Palmer for the term and subject to the conditions therein mentioned.  And said John Palmer died on the 9th May 1872, and by his will proved on the 22 July, 1872 John Palmer bequeathed said lands to Margaret Palmer for life, and after her death to Kate Palmer.  And Margaret Palmer died on the 2 October 1881, and Kate Palmer became tenant of said lands.

3) The said Kate Palmer by deed dated the 12th May 1892 assigned said lands to me, and I have been in occupation of the same since.

4) I have recently agreed to purchase said lands under the Land Purchase Act, and have signed an agreement to do so.

5) The said lands are not the subject of any Mortgage or Incumbrance and the money awarded for the occupation interest in said lands is pauable to me only.

            And I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true, and by virtue of the provisions of an Act passed in the Sixth year of the regin of His late Majesty Kings William the Fourth, Chapter 62, for the abolition of unnecessary Oaths.

                        Made and subscribed before me at

                        Moate in the County of Westmeath

                        /s/ Thomas Claffey this 13th day of July 1909, a Justice of the Peace for said county, and I know the Declarant

                        /s/ N. Cooper Clibbons

                       

NOTE TO READERS:  item 2 above first mentions Robert Palmer—then appears to refer to him as John Palmer.         


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