Patrick Cregan

Male Abt 1808 - 1906  (~ 98 years)


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  • Name Patrick Cregan 
    Born Abt 1808  County Kerry or Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence Between 1844 and 1846  Leanamore, Ballylongford, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 1849  to Canada (acc. to 1901 Census of Canada) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Anglesea Township, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1906  SW 1/4 Sec 26 Morley Township, Rainy River, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc to death cert 
    _UID 687294EE1547354CA752384FDAA855F78775 
    Died 9 Apr 1906  Morley Township, Rainy River, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1031  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2011 

    Father Unknown Cregan,   b. Abt 1770, County Kerry or Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. County Kerry or Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Hypothetical Culhane,   b. Abt 1780,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1800  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen O'Neill,   b. Abt 1805, County Kerry or Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1891 and 1901, Anglesea Township, Lennox & Addington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married Abt 1840  County Kerry or Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bridget Craigen,   b. 27 Jun 1844, Leanamore, Ballylongford, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1930, Belleville, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Denis Craigen,   b. 1 Mar 1846, Leanamore, Ballylongford, Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1924, Dilke, Rainy River, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Patrick Cregan (or Creagan) and Ellen/Helen [O'] Neil/Neal had their two children, Bridget and Denis, in Leanamore, Ballylongford R.C. parish, County Kerry. Either Patrick or Ellen had at least some roots in Glin, Limerick, however. See notes for their daughter Bridget Craigen.

      IreAtlas Townland Data Base- Leanamore Townland is 1,435 acres in County Kerry, Iraghticonnor Barony, Aghavallen civil parish, Listowel Poor Law Union, Province of Munster.

      Patrick Cregan might be the brother of, or a close relative of, his Anglesea Twp. neighbor Sarah (Cregan) Guina. See notes for Sarah Cregan.

      Patrick Craigen's mother may have been a Culhane. See notes for Bridget Craigen.

      The surname spelling eventually became Anglicized in the 20th Century as "Craigen"; earlier it is usually spelled in the records phonetically, as Cregan or Creegan, Creagan, or similar.

      1861 Agricultural Census of Addington, Sheffield Township p. 50 line 13
      50 Acres of land; 45 under cultivation; 25 crops, 20 pasture; 5 woods; 200 dollars cash value of farm; 2 acres of peas, 30 bushels; .5 acre of potatoes, 20 bushels; 2 tons of hay; 1 horse over 3 years worth 50 dollars, 1 colt/filly under 3 years, 30 dollars worth of livestock.
      1861 population census, p 15 line 22:
      Patrick Creigan farmer born Ireland married in 1840 age 45 1 story log dwelling
      Ellen Creigan house keeper born Ireland age 45
      Denis Creigan born Ireland age 14
      The family is living on 1/4 of lot 9, Con 2

      1871 Census of Canada page 29 Addington County Township of Kaladar & Anglesea
      Family 109
      CREIGHEN Dennis age 24 born Ireland farmer
      CREIGHEN Mary age 23 born Ireland
      CREIGHEN Mary age 1 born Ontario
      Family 110
      CREIGHEN Patrick age 63 born Ireland farmer
      CREIGHEN Ellen age 66 born Ireland
      Family 111
      HUNT Daniel age 45? born Ireland farmer
      HUNT Bridget age 27 born Ireland
      HUNT Mary age 7 born Ontario
      HUNT Ellen age 5 ditto
      HUNT Bridget age 3 ditto

      Household Record 1881 Canadian Census
      Patrick CRAGAN M Male Irish 70 Ireland Farmer Catholic
      Ellen O. CRAGAN M Female Irish 70 Ireland Catholic
      Source Information Census Place Kaladar & Anglesea, Addington, Ontario
      Family History Library Film 1375872 NA Film Number C-13236
      District 118 Sub-district E Page Number 23 Household Number 98

      Farmer's and Business Directory, 1884-1885
      Kaladar Anglesea Effingham
      Cragan Denis Cloyne Post Office rA4, 5
      Cragan Patrick Cloyne PO rA,7

      Patrick Craigen was baptism sponsor for John Hunt (son of Michael Hunt & Catherine Culhane) 9 Oct 1859, Erinsville (no 47, p. 48, year 1859, Erinsville parish registers, FHL Film 1,298,806)

      Patrick Craigen death was registered w. Prov. of Ontario in Morley, Rainy River. Cert # 025521. Died at SW 1/4 Sec 26 Morley Twp. "Born Limerick Co. Ireland." "age 100." Dennis Craigen was the informant.