HOLAHAN (No.1)

Of Kilkenny

From Irish Pedigrees; or the Origin and Stem of the Irish Nation by John O'Hart

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WE have traced the Holahans (or Hoolahans) of Kilkenny back to James Holahan, who was born in 1694, and died in 1759; from that James the following is the descent:

1. James Holahan, born A.D. 1694; died in 1759. This James had two sisters; and an elder brother named John, who was born at Skoghathorash, in 1687, and died at Royal Oak, county Carlow, in May, 1779.

2. Richard: son of James; died in 1810; had three sisters—1. Mary, 2. Sarah, 3. Margaret.

3. James (2): his son; died (in 1805) before his father. This James had one sister and two brothers: the brothers were—1. Rev. Walter, who died in 1823, and 2. Patrick; the sister's name was Judith.

4. Richard (2): son of James. This Richard had three brothers—1. Rev. John, 2. Walter, 3. Michael; and three sisters—1. Mary, 2. Eleanor, 3. Judith.

5. John Holahan: son of Richard. This John (living in 1877), had a brother, the Rev. James Holahan, C.C., of Ballycallan, diocese of Ossory, living in 1877; and a sister named Bridget.

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