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family tree of the forgotten.mary lee was the daughter of john and christina lee they lived in marks alley dublin 8,she was six years of age at the 1911 census she had two sisters at that time christina aged 3,catherine aged one month,there was also a catherine keegan named in census as sister flower dealer.john and susan hand formerly cox,lived in no 8 cumberland st,they had a son born on the 27th january 1900,his name was patrick hand.mary lee would in years to come meet and marry patrick hand and live in francis st.dublin 8.where they would have five children,teresa,paddy,michael,johnny,catherine{kathleen}.also in marks alley lived the connell family,parents patrick and ellen in 1911 it is stated in the then sensus that they had five children but only two liveing thomas aged 15years and ellen aged 7 years.ellen junior would have a child out of wedlock on 19th june 1926,father unknown but belived to have worked in either the bus{tram}or rail service{dewey}is a name i once heard.this boy patrick would grow up and meet and marry teresa hand they would wed on 23th january 1948 in st.nicholas of myra church francis st.the same church he was baptised in on 28th june 1926.they would go on to have five boys and one girl also in the same house 2 marks alley.so this blog is to try and find out more about 2 marks alley and what happened the families this tree is about.i find it very strange that humans who walked this earth at one time can be erased by time.in particular i would like to know what became of the connell family mentioned in the 1911 census.i do know patrick mother ellen connell went to london and lived with a joe nash,she died and was buried somewhere in london in the early 1960s.she was dead and buried when her only son patrick was informed,nobody knows where she is buried plus nobody has ever said who her only childs father was.i know ellens brother tommy worked in jacobs in bishop st for many many years,he and his wife adopted a boy and a girl,i recall going to a funeral in sherriff st when he passed away.im a begginer on this blog lark so i thought i would start eith an interest story.the nelsons figure in this story they also lived in 2 marks alley their decendants last i heard off lived in drimnagh.all help and advice welcome.


~ by sprit2008 on February 28, 2008.

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