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John Whelan Cobh

Journal by Alanah

I am trying to build my family tree on my mothers side of the family. Her father was John Whelan, mother Ellen Mahony. John was a pilot and could possibly have been one of those who took the Titanic out from Cobh 1912. My mother had 2 sisters Katharine (Kitty) and Eileen, my mother was called Mary (Myra). John I believed died in 1931 and shortly after his wife took in a baby boy called Thomas Lane no adoption papers available, probably not legal back then.

Ellen, my grandmother had sisters and brothers and could still have relations in Cobh, I do believe John and Michael Mahony are her nephews, I think their mother was called Peg? who would of been Ellens sister.

If there is anyone out there that can help as my mother has now passed on as have her sisters and she didn't talk a lot about her background when she was alive.

Here's hoping

Alanah

Surnames: WHELANMAHONY
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by Alanah Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2006-09-21 10:12:22

Alanah , from Bristol/Cobh, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Sep 2006. is researching the following names: WHELAN, CONDON, MCGANN and 1 other(s).

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by Alanah on 2006-09-21 10:13:35

Grateful for any help or information

by Summers76 on 2006-09-22 15:30:29

Hello Alanah
Welcome on board...wishing you lots of best wishes on your family trail. as you get new data you can add that to your Journal.

cheers, Summer

by Summers76 on 2007-09-03 07:59:20

Hello Alanah....hows your research going, have you had any new links, truly fingers crossed things are going okay......cheers Summers76

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