Prendergast

Margaret Theresa KilloranAge: 90 years18661957

Name
Margaret Theresa Killoran
Birth February 28, 1866 29 26
Note: 1867 per gravestone, St. Peter's Cemetery, London, Ontario - but the family did not generally discuss ages of senior women in the family.
Note: Margaret Teresa KILLORAN born/bap St Columban 13 Apr 1866 / / 28 Feb 1866 approx. born 28 Feb 1866.
Note: Source: St. Columban Catholic Church records. http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~irish/genealogy/scckall.htm
Note: Either there were two babies named Margaret Theresa Killoran and the first one died, OR all further records were the same as the 1901 census that gives 1867 as birth year. See 1871 & 1901 Census notes.
Birth of a brotherThomas Joseph Killoran
March 11, 1869 (Age 3 years)
Note: "Thomas Joseph KILORAN died/buried St Columban. 11 Mar 1869 /12 Mar 1869 / approx. born 1869. Father: John; age 1d "
Note: Source: Indexed records for St. Columban Catholic Church: http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~irish/genealogy/scckall.htm
Death of a brotherThomas Joseph Killoran
March 11, 1869 (Age 3 years) Age: 1 day
Note: Document image of the interment records for St. Columban: http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~irish/genealogy/church/deaths/STCOL5I.JPG
Birth of a brotherJames Lawrence (Jim) Killoran
March 31, 1870 (Age 4 years)
Note: 1901 census and Avondale Cemetery tombstone: http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/1890692
Census 1871 (Age 4 years) Age: 5
Note: Margret (as listed) has age given as 5 in the spring of 1871 and attending school. She must have been 5 in February, making her birth year confirmed as February 1866. ( http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396679_00434.pdf )
Note: If her birth year were really 1867, she would have just turned 4, or be not yet four, and too young to be attending kindergarten at that time. (Jr. Kindergarten did not exist until after 2000.)
Birth of a sisterWinnifred Jane (Win) Killoran
September 14, 1873 (Age 7 years)
Note: 1901 census
Birth of a sisterSarah Ann Mary “Nan” Killoran
April 20, 1876 (Age 10 years)
Note: 1901 Canada Census.
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Ryan
October 13, 1878 (Age 12 years) Age: 77
Note: date taken from tombstone in St. Marys Cemetery: http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/801262
Birth of a brotherJohn Francis Leo Killoran
January 4, 1880 (Age 13 years)
Note: 1901 census has 1879, but age given is 21 by spring. Irony is John Killoran is the name of the enumerator. (fathers notoriously poor with memory of ages of their own children?)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Nangle
June 24, 1882 (Age 16 years) Age: 78
Note: date on tombstone: http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/801262
Death of a paternal grandmotherCatherine Casey
September 13, 1891 (Age 25 years) Age: 97 per MKP; 96 in church record

Note: WikiTree per O'Connor descendants of Catherine Killoran Keane
Burial of a paternal grandmotherCatherine Casey
September 15, 1891 (Age 25 years)
Religion: Roman Catholic
Note: Records of Holy Name of Mary Roman Catholic Church
MarriageWilliam PrendergastView this family
July 11, 1893 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1
D'Arcy Jerome Prendergast
April 4, 1895 (Age 29 years)
Note: Source record: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939J-D69K-CK?i=689&cc=1784212
Birth of a son
#2
William Killoran Prendergast
June 17, 1897 (Age 31 years)
Note: Birth registration shows William James Killoran Prendergast: "Ontario Births, 1869-1912," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM4M-JHC : 10 August 2017), William James Killoran Prendergast, 17 Jun 1897; citing Birth, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,906,131.
Birth of a son
#3
Ralph Macaulay Prendergast
January 18, 1899 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Winnifred Regis “Freddie” Prendergast
July 1, 1901 (Age 35 years)
Note: gravestone, St. Peter's Cemetery, London, Ontario; date from WKP jr.'s records, probably from Wm. Prendergast.
Death of a fatherJohn Killoran
October 1, 1901 (Age 35 years)
Cause: bronchial pneumonia
Note: obituary in the local paper; image exists of the original obituary, see photos
Census 1901 (Age 34 years) Age: given as 34
Address: Ward 4
Note: Birth date hard to read and led to original GEDCOM date of July 28, 1867 -- First letter looks like F, not J.
Note: Age requested was LAST Birthday. Resulted in William's birth year being off by one; would explain Margaret's being off by one year.
Death of a motherWinnifred Ryan
April 15, 1912 (Age 46 years)
Note: Tombstone readable in St. James Cemetery, Seaforth, Ontario, but photo obscures dates. (http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/772683)
Marriage of a childD'Arcy Jerome PrendergastMargaret Patricia McDonnellView this family
June 15, 1926 (Age 60 years)
Address: Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
Note: from newspaper photo and announcement
Death of a husbandWilliam Prendergast
May 18, 1936 (Age 70 years)
Burial of a husbandWilliam Prendergast
May 19, 1936 (Age 70 years)
Death of a sisterMary Louise “Mollie” Killoran
January 15, 1938 (Age 71 years) Age: given as 73
Note: Source: "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KF3C-SQW : 13 March 2018), Marie Corcoran, 15 Jan 1938; citing Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing; FHL microfilm 1,972,766.
Note: Parents' names for 'Marie' are John Killoran and Winifred Ryan.
Death of a brotherJohn Francis Leo Killoran
1939 (Age 72 years) Age: 59

Note: per MKP: The Story of the Family
Death of a brotherJames Lawrence (Jim) Killoran
October 4, 1950 (Age 84 years)
Note: Avondale Cemetery tombstone, Stratford, Ont.: (http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/1890692)
Occupation
Music teacher

Death February 15, 1957 (Age 90 years)
Note: photo of gravestone in St. Peter's Cemetery, London, Ontario; date per WKP jr.'s record
Note: Source: http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/1862357
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 11, 1861
5 years
herself
-3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder sister
4 years
younger brother
Thomas Joseph Killoran
Birth: March 11, 1869 32 29Seaforth, ON
Death: March 11, 1869Seaforth, Ontario, Canada
13 months
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Family with William Prendergast - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: July 11, 1893St. James Roman Catholic Chruch, Seaforth, ON
21 months
son
2 years
son
19 months
son
2 years
daughter

Birth

1867 per gravestone, St. Peter's Cemetery, London, Ontario - but the family did not generally discuss ages of senior women in the family.

Birth

Margaret Teresa KILLORAN born/bap St Columban 13 Apr 1866 / / 28 Feb 1866 approx. born 28 Feb 1866. Father: John, Mother: Winifred Ryan

Birth

Source: St. Columban Catholic Church records. http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~irish/genealogy/scckall.htm

Birth

Either there were two babies named Margaret Theresa Killoran and the first one died, OR all further records were the same as the 1901 census that gives 1867 as birth year. See 1871 & 1901 Census notes.

Census

Margret (as listed) has age given as 5 in the spring of 1871 and attending school. She must have been 5 in February, making her birth year confirmed as February 1866. ( http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396679_00434.pdf )

Census

If her birth year were really 1867, she would have just turned 4, or be not yet four, and too young to be attending kindergarten at that time. (Jr. Kindergarten did not exist until after 2000.)

Census

Birth date hard to read and led to original GEDCOM date of July 28, 1867 -- First letter looks like F, not J.

Census

Age requested was LAST Birthday. Resulted in William's birth year being off by one; would explain Margaret's being off by one year.

Death

photo of gravestone in St. Peter's Cemetery, London, Ontario; date per WKP jr.'s record

Death

Source: http://geneofun.on.ca/names/photo/1862357