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In an effort to help irish descendants research with their family research, ???? ( tyranscribed information gleaned from various sources (e.g. family correspondance, newspaper clippings, certificates, applications, etc. ) which linked persons from away to places in Ireland.

What follows are the his/her Nolan-related gleanings published at the website , as of April 6, 2024

At the request of the transcriber (
“If you find any names that connect with your research please send [him/her ] an email”.


Mrs Ellen NOLEN baptized 1817-07-07 daug of Michael O’BRIEN & Ellen HENESY of Doonane, Tolerton, Co Carlow, her son James NOLEN, Green St, Greenpoint, Long Island, NY date 1913-04-21


Patrick HEENAN born circa 1847 Eglise parish, Co Tipperary, son of James HEENAN & Bridget NOLAN date 1908-06-19


James NOLAN born 1866 at Slatt Wolfhill, Co Leix; emigrated 1883; naturalized 1885 at Ottawy, IL; wife & children reside Middleton, CT date 1932-08-26

John WHELAN of Canton, MS, son of Patrick & Bridget WHELAN;

  • 7 children of John & Winifred HAYDEN, HEYDON

Mary BYRNE b 1860, Brigid b 1862, Maplestown, Co Carlow, Katie b 1864, Ellie b 1867, Winifred b 1874, Elizabeth B 1876, Annie b 1879

  • also siblings Patrick WHELAN, Bridget WHELAN, Catherine NOLAN all of Tallow (sic Tullow), Co Carlow & James WHELAN of Dublin; half-brother Daniel WHELAN, half-sister Sarah WHELAN date 1896-04-03


Cornelius C. NOLAN deceased, served in 8th Vermont Volunteers, mother resides Ireland date 1870-06-25


Michael Patrick NOLAN born 1881-02-08 at Raheendarra, Co Carlow spouse Margaret Nolan born at Moohane, Ireland resides Waltham, MA, sister Mrs Anne WELSH, Waltham, MA

Edward NOLAN born 1924-02-29 at Carrowbeg, Westport son of James NOLAN born circa 1887 at Carrowbeg & Bridget GARRITY born 1884 at Cushalogart, Co Mayo; married 1913-09-24 date 1925-01-30

James FLANAGAN born 1881 Rabstown, Co Tyrone, son of Thomas FLANAGAN, emigrated 1909, naturalized at Philadelphia, PA, brother Hugh FLANAGAN, contact Mrs Mary Jane NOLAN, Philadelphia; Mrs TIMBERMAN, Jamesburg, NJ date 1927-05-12

Mary NOLAN born circa 1889 at Ergenagh, Cappagh, Co Tyrone, daug of James NOLAN & Elizabeth CASSIDY, aunt Miss Martha CASSIDY, Bishop St, Londonderry date 1910-10-19


James NOLAN died of NYC, sister Mary GALVIN resides Roscommon date 1892-06-20

Bernard NOLAN of Newtowngore, Co Leitrim, US pension date 1894-07-05

Miss Mary NOLAN born 1899 Clionagh, Co Fermanagh, daug of John NOLAN, he died 1932, she emigrated 1921, naturalized 1928 Lynn, MA, contact Terence NOLAN, Peabody, MA, Mrs DALTON, Salem, MA date 1933-05-29

Walter Aloysius NOLAN born 1895-09-19 Mexico City, visa enroute to mother Mrs Maria NOLAN, Mexico City date 1917-11-09

Miss Margarita Maria NOLAN born 1897-08-20 Mexico City, visa enroute to mother Mrs Maria NOLAN, Mexico City date 1917-11-09

William NOLAN born 1893-04-17 at Dublin, son William Arthur born 1923-01-12 at Manchester, England immigration visa from US Consul at Manchester, England date 1924-09-10


Bernard NOLAN died 1933-03-26 at Baltinglass, Co Wicklow; he was a native of Hughestown, Co Kildare; emigrated circa 1900 had 1 brother & 3 sisters; mother’s maiden name was WHALEN; nearest relative is Michael WHALEN, Aughavana, Co Wicklow date 1933-04-12

John NOLAN of Abbey, Loughrea, Co Galway claim against John FLYNN date 1901-06-11

Miss Maria Teresa NOLAN born 1900-04-03 Mexico City, visa enroute to mother Mrs Maria NOLAN, Mexico City date 1917-11-09

Thomas NOLAN died 1904-03-08 Nashville, TN, estate left to widow & 1 child; nephew James O’BRIEN, Thorncastle St, Dublin date 1906-02-09

Mary MORRIS died Oct 1907 in Ithaca, NY, cousin Thomas NOLAN resides Irishtown, Ballindine date 1907-11-24


Luke NOLAN died 1913 in Dublin; his father Martin NOLAN died circa 1918, survived by sons John, Lawrence & Mogue & daug Mrs Margaret HENDRICK of West Newton, MA & Mrs BREEN date 1924-30-20


Margaret NOLAN daug of James NOLAN & Ellen DOWLING of Roseberry, Newbridge, Co Kildare married GILLIGAN & daug Mrs Mary PARSONS wife of Raymond PARSONS resides Keeseville, NY date 1927-12-06

Martin NOLAN resides Bekan, Cross, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo date 1928-02-13


Ellen NOLAN died June 1930 in England had 6 paternal & 7 maternal uncles & aunts – 1 aunt resided in New Ross, Co Wexford. may have had a paternal uncle John NOLAN emigrated to Albany, NY. John NOLAN married Mary FLEMING, he died July 1929 – they had 3 children – Richard resides Bronx, NY, Matthew & Catherine, wife of James WOOD resides Bronx, NY date 1932-05-09

Michael Joseph NOLAN died 1931-05-14 on board S. S. STUTTGART approaching Galway, Ireland; wife resides New Brighton, Staten Island, NY sister Mrs Martin SHEEHY resides Renagown, Co Kerry date 1931-05-21
(RN: possibly same person as Michael Joseph Nolan (b.1878-????) born 29 July 1878 , Tuam, Co. Galway, IE, son of James Nolan and Bridget Dowling )

Thomas A. NOLAN died 1922-07-23 son of Thomas, 80 yrs, & Neppey NOLAN who reside Carra, Co Mayo; sister Miss Nora NOLAN resides Schroeder St, Baltimore, MD date 1922-12-05

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