JAMES MANGAN

Born c. 1870 - Died 1943

187? Born in County Meath, Ireland. Son of Joseph Mangan and Mary Donohoe.
7th August 1895 First son, James, born. Residence given as Ennistown, Kilmessan, County Meath but this could be erroneous information as James' birth appears to have not been registered until 1942.
21st November 1895 Age 'full'. Married Catherine (Kate) Adams in the Catholic Chapel of Trim, County Meath. Residence given as Carberstown (but this could also be Carberrystown). Father's occupation given as 'Labourer'. Marriage witnessed by John Egan and Rose Adams. The marriage appears to have been registered on 28th December 1895.
19th January 1897 Second son, Joseph, born and baptised. Was living in Brannockstown. Occupation given as 'Labourer'.
12th July 1898 First daughter, Kathleen, born. Residence given as Brannockstown, County Meath. Occupation given as 'Labourer'.
29th January 1900 Third son, William, born. Was living in Brannockstown, County Meath. Occupation given as 'Labourer'.
1901 Census Age 30. Recorded as being with his son James (age 5) in Brannockstown, Trim, County Meath. There is no mention of his wife Kate and other children at this address but Kate may have been in Trim Workshouse where she died a month later. Occupation given as 'Agricultural Labourer'.
8th May 1901 Widowed when Kate died.
1904? Married Mary Ennis. There is some doubt about Mary's maiden name as it could have been Brady and Ennis could have been her first married name.
24th March 1906 Fourth son, Edmund, born at Portlester, County Meath. Occupation given as 'Ploughman'.
14th May 1907 Second daughter, Mary, born in Trim, County Meath. Mother's maiden name given as Brady.
13th March 1909 Third daughter, Johanna Frances, born in Trim, County Meath. Mother's maiden name given as Brady.
1911 Census

Age 37. The family of James Mangan was the only household recorded in the townland of Ennistown, County Meath. The dwelling was returned as a house of the 2nd class and consisted of four occupied rooms, had two windows to the front of the dwelling, a non-perishable roof and one out-office. James recorded the following details on the residents of his house: Mary (wife - age 35), Joseph (age 13 - occupation given as' Agricultural Labourer'), Edmund (age 5 - scholar), Mary Angela (age 3), Johanna Frances (age 2) and Catherine Ennis (age 23 - visitor). Occupation given as 'Agricultural Labourer'.

9th April 1911 Fifth son, Patrick, born in Trim, County Meath. Mother's maiden name given as Brady.
20th April 1913 Fourth daughter, Margaret, born in Trim, County Meath. Mother's maiden name given as Brady.
26th February 1915 Sixth son, Gerard, born in Trim, County Meath. Mother's maiden name given as Brady.
1924 Seventh son, Benedict Brendan, born.
6th July 1943 Died age 69 at Ennistown, Kilmessan, County Meath. Profession given as' Labourer'. Cause of death given as 'Asphyxia due to drowning at Balreask on 6th July 1943, there being no evidence to show how deceased got into the water'. A Coroner's Inquest was held on 7th July 1943. Buried in the Church of the Nativity Cemetery, Kilmessan, County Meath.

 

James Mangan. Date of photo unknown but could be 1920s.

Molly and Frances Mangan. Photo dated 1929.