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Ellen McSwiney (Lane)

Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Wife of Patrick McSwiney
Mother of Daniel McSwiney, R.C. Priest, Scholar; Roger McSwiney; Patrick McSwiney, Pres. Irish College, Paris; John McSwiney; O'Callaghan J. McSweeny and 3 others

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About Ellen McSwiney

Her father's name was probably Roger (Lane) and mother's name "Mary".*

Children (21 year span)

  • c1787 son Daniel was born (1st son, named after his paternal grandfather)
  • 1789 son Roger was born.(*2nd son - named after mother's father)
  • 1791 son Patrick was born. (3rd son, named after his father)

(The following children as listed on p.4156 of Registry of births of St. Mary’s and St. Anne’s):

  • 1793 daughter Mary was born (*1st daughter, named after maternal mother)
  • 1795 daughter Julia Anne was born (2nd daughter named after father's mother) - remained unmarried.
  • 1797 son John was born
  • 1800 son Denis was born
  • 1802 son Michael was born (not mentioned by Dean Denis in his correspondence)
  • 1808 son Callahan J. McSwiney

Unsure of date of death of Ellen, wife of Patrick.

[The Archive - The Journal of the Cork Northside Folklore Project - Issue 15, 2011 article by Breda Sheehan] The Coppinger family owned Ballyvolane House and its lands from the 17th century. In 1795 they leased the house and lands to the Roman Catholic church for Cork's first RC seminary. In the 1820s the lease passed to the McSwiney family.


1791 Patrick McSwiney and his wife Ellen (nee Lane) were sponsors at the baptism of Ann Jackson (source: Ken Long)

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Ellen McSwiney's Timeline

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Cork, Munster, Ireland
April 8, 1791
Cork, Cork, County Cork, Ireland
March 13, 1795
September 10, 1797
Cork, Ireland
October 11, 1800
Cork, Ireland
September 26, 1802
Cork, County Cork, Ireland
January 9, 1809
Cork, Cork, Ireland