Mary Ley

Female Abt 1778 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Mary Ley 
    Born Abt 1778  Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _UID EAF43CE989B0C74FBE6B6DBB803C0CE14C51 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I1712  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 19 May 2010 

    Father Thomas Ley,   b. 1741, Northam, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1798, (Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 58 years) 
    Mother Ann Unknown,   b. Abt 1746, Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1795  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married Bef 1777 
    Family ID F100  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Hanrahan,   d. Bef 1804 
    Married 26 Jun 1796  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Walter Hanrahan,   b. Abt 1797, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1881, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F683  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Laurence Laffin,   b. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1857, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Sep 1804  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • married by license (license dated Sept 2, 1804)
    Children 
     1. John Laffin,   b. Abt 1810, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1853, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years)
     2. Richard Laffin,   b. Abt 1812, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     3. Thomas Laffin,   b. Abt 1814, Lingan, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1891  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • John Henderkin-Mary Ley marriage is recorded in the St. George Sydney parish register.
      Laurence Lafin-Mary Hendercan (widow) marriage (by licence) is recorded in the St. George Sydney parish register.

      Other possible children of Mary Ley and John Hanrahan/Handrigan
      (Bridget Hanrahan spouse of Richard Nearing married 2 Oct 1839, Sacred Heart)

      Other possible children of Mary Ley and Laurence Laffin
      Ellen Laffin (spouse of William O'Brien)

      A widowed "Mrs. Hanrahan" was buried 1869 acc. to Sacred Heart burial records, in presence of Lawrence Laffin & Thos. Lee (this is probably the wife of a child of Walter Hanrahan, see below)
      Margaret Hanrahan, Cape Breton County, year 1869, Bk 1803, p 42, No. 110, age 43, daughter of Thomas and Mary Houlton, born St. John's, died 21 January 1869 of heart disease at Lingan. Informant Dr. Dodd. [born around 1826)