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Inhabitants of Scattery Island, Shannon Estuary, Co. Clare by Senan Scanlan

8.10 Appendix I: Family Databases: McMahon (1)

First McMahon Family


  Name Birth. Marriage Death Occupation Comment and Sources Reference Grave No Census Age 1901/1911
Barnaby McMahon       Pilot Listed as a licensed Pilot in Carrigaholt in 1825.
Michael McMahon       Pilot Pilot 1910 to 1928. Height 5 9 Complexion fresh.
Patrick McMahon       Pilot Listed as a licensed Pilot in Carrigaholt in 1825. & Windsor Castle 127-0-8
Austin

married

Mary
McMahon



Keane
c1800



c1809
  05/04/1885



11/08/1879
Pilot Named on lease for Scattery for 6a 0r 0p. Dated 3rd March 1844. Grave 76a
Occupation from marriage certificate of Michael & Windsor Castle 163-16-6
Grave 76a
Alice McMahon 26/10/1846       Sponsors? McMahon and Honor Brennan
Bridget Ann McMahon c1832 17/07/1/850 16/07/1880   Married George Bloomfield Gunner Coast Brigade Royal Artillery
Catherine McMahon c1837   18/02/1891   Married Stephen Trowell Sergeant Coast Brigade Royal Artillery
Ellen McMahon 02/02/1853 31/01/1873     Married Sinon Scanlan (See Scanlan)
Johanna McMahon c1840       1st Marriage to William Taylor, Children Mary Anne 1864 & Robert Austin 1867.
John McMahon 23/08/1849       Sponsors Martin and Mary Mahony.
Mary McMahon c1839       Married Daniel Corbett Children Catherine 1859?
Michael McMahon c1844 09/02/1869
See below
  Pilot Married Bridget Scanlan <57/69>
Michael

married
Bridget
McMahon


Scanlan
c1844


23/01/1850
09/02/1869


09/02/1869
c1930


23/11/1925
Pilot Pilot 1869 to 1915 Height 5' 6'' complexion dark <57/69>

Witnesses Michael Melican & Johanna Brennan. Grave 31 <54/64>
Alice McMahon 01/10/1874       Sponsors Patrick Scanlan & Johanna Anderson (www.familysearch.org)
Austin McMahon 23/01/1881 See below 04/12/1953 Pilot Sponsors Jeremiah & Bridget Hehir. Grave 31 <19/29>.
Bridget McMahon 16/02/1873       Sponsors David Corbett & Catherine Corbett.
Catherine McMahon 11/06/1876       Sponsors Sinon Scanlan & Ellen Scanlan. <Aged 23 in 1901>.
Ellen McMahon 28/08/1871       Sponsor Margaret Scanlan
Honora McMahon 16/02/1879 c1910 12/05/1957   Sponsors John & Margaret Egan/ Married Tom Moran. Grave 5 <21/ >
Mary McMahon 21/05/1870       Sponsors Stephen Culligan & ??
Michael McMahon 24/08/1885     Scholar <Aged 15 in 1901 not in 1911 Census>
Patrick McMahon 26/02/1888     Carpenter Apprentice in 1911 <13/20>
Sinon McMahon 08/07/1890 See below 04/05/1973 Pilot Married Nora Griffin. <Aged 11 in 1901 & 20 in 1911 Census>
Stephen McMahon 24/12/1882     Lightkeeper Retired from Tarbert, buried Scattery. <Aged 17 in 1901, not in 1911 Census>
            Son Brendan also Lightkeeper reared on Island after mother drowned at Hook L/H
Thomas Gorman c1898     Nephew Living with Michael in 1901 aged 3
Austin

married
Bridget
McMahon


Brennan
23/01/1881


31/01/1886
c1909


c1909
04/12/1953


16/09/1966
Pilot Pilot 1909 to 1952 Height 5' 8'' complexion dark Grave 31 <19/29>
Also Scattery Lighthouse attendant.
See Brennan first. Grave 31 <14/25>
Alice McMahon c1915       Married Slater in London
Alice McMahon       Died Young Grave 31
Anthony McMahon       Died Young Grave 31
Austin McMahon c1924   13/01/1979 Seaman Killed in traffic accident on Cappa Road, Kilrush Grave 30.
Bridget McMahon         Married McMahon Lightkeeper
Christina McMahon       Died Young Grave 31
Mary McMahon c1910       Married Hamilton, Monmore, Kilrush. <Aged 8 months in 1911 Census>
Michael McMahon c1909   19/06/1975 Seaman Pilot and Limerick Steamships and Galway Bay. Grave 30
Nellie McMahon         Married McMahon, Moyadda, Kilrush / children include Paul , James, Brid, Thomas, Mary & Phil
Nora McMahon         Married O'Brien, a farmer, Mail Line, Kilrush. Children include Donal & Chrissie
Patricia McMahon       Lightkeeper Attendant Scattery Lighthouse
Patrick McMahon c1920     Lightkeeper Lightkeeper in Northern Ireland
Siney McMahon     07/07/1948 Seaman Drowned in Goole off MV Adaptity (180579) buried in England.
Stephen McMahon c1911   22/10/1940 Seaman Lost when 'Kerry Head' bombed off Cork Coast. Noted on Grave 31
Sinon

married
Nora
McMahon


Griffin
08/07/1890


12/10/1900
c1920


c1920
04/05/1973


15/09/1985
Pilot Pilot 1926 to 1957 Height 5' 6'' complexion dark Grave 16

See Griffin Grave 16
Bridget McMahon         Married John Brennan.
Mary Theresa McMahon c1923   30/06/1937 Died Young Grave 16
Michael McMahon     22/10/1940 Seaman Lost when 'Kerry Head' bombed off Cork Coast. Noted on Grave 16
Nonie McMahon       Housekeeper Lives in Cappa, Kilrush
Patricia McMahon       Nurse Married to Michael Galvin, Cappa, Kilrush.
Sinon McMahon     c2006 Pilot Pilot and Limerick Dredger
Tony McMahon     c2006 Seaman Worked on Oil Tankers and Pilot Boat Kilrush.
      McMahon / Anderson     (See also William Taylor under Soldiers below)
Peter

married

Johanna
Anderson



Taylor (McMahon)
  c1870



c1870
  Seaman Occupation taken from copy Birth Certificate for Cecilia (b 01/03/1876.)
Could also have been a Norwegian fisherman working on Scattery Island?
Johanna Taylor nee McMahon, 2nd Marriage to Peter Anderson
Catherine Anderson 12/10/1878       Sponsor Ellen McMahon. (www.familysearch.org)
Cecilia (Celia) Anderson 01/03/1876       Sponsors Patrick Moran & Ellen Scanlan (www.familysearch.org)
David Anderson 07/10/1871       Sponsors David Corbett & Alice McMahon (www.familysearch.org)
Mary Anne Anderson 17/09/1880       Sponsor Ellen Scanlan
Michael Anderson 19/11/1873       Sponsors Michael & Bridget McMahon. (www.familysearch.org)
 
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