Winnifred RyanAge: 72 years18391912

Winnifred Ryan
Given names
Note: Spelled with 2 N's on tombstone in Seaforth. Spelled both ways in Story of the Family.
Birth December 23, 1839 38 35
Note: 1871 census gives age as 29 - birth year 1841?
Birth of a sisterMargaret Ryan
1842 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a brotherThomas David Ryan
1844 (Age 4 years)
Note: year based on 1871 census when age given as 26.
MarriageJohn KilloranView this family
February 11, 1861 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
Mary Louise “Mollie” Killoran
between 1861 and 1862 (Age 21 years)
Note: Margaret Killoran Prendergast gives her sister's name as Mary Louise. (The Story of the Family)
Note: 1862 is the best guess for birth year based on the 1871 census giving age as 9. 1864 year in death record conflicts with Katherine Killoran.
Birth of a daughter
Katharine Cecilia “Katie” Killoran
October 25, 1863 (Age 23 years)
Note: 1865 found on tombstone, St. James Cemetery, Seaforth, Huron County, Ontario. (
Note: The tombstone year of birth and funeral card age are based on what Aunt Freddie had available.
Note: accessed 26 May 2020. Original image of hand-written church record gives birth date of 26 Oct. 1863. Baptismal date written as "Same day" referring to Nov. 8, 1863 in entry above. (
Birth of a daughter
Margaret Theresa Killoran
February 28, 1866 (Age 26 years)
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.
Note: Original birth record from the church in 1866 is visible on Three eldest daughters were all older than they thought they were.
Birth of a son
Thomas Joseph Killoran
March 11, 1869 (Age 29 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:
Death of a sonThomas Joseph Killoran
March 11, 1869 (Age 29 years) Age: 1 day
Note: Document image of the interment records for St. Columban:
Birth of a son
James Lawrence (Jim) Killoran
March 31, 1870 (Age 30 years)
Note: 1901 census and Avondale Cemetery tombstone:
Birth of a daughter
Winnifred Jane (Win) Killoran
September 14, 1873 (Age 33 years)
Note: 1901 census
Birth of a daughter
Sarah Ann Mary “Nan” Killoran
April 20, 1876 (Age 36 years)
Note: 1901 Canada Census.
Death of a fatherThomas Ryan
October 13, 1878 (Age 38 years) Age: 77
Note: date taken from tombstone in St. Marys Cemetery:
Birth of a son
Dr. John Francis Leo “Leo” Killoran
January 4, 1880 (Age 40 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 motherMary Nangle
June 24, 1882 (Age 42 years) Age: 78
Note: date on tombstone:
Marriage of a childWilliam PrendergastMargaret Theresa KilloranView this family
July 11, 1893 (Age 53 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Ryan
February 19, 1900 (Age 60 years)
Note: Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 13 August 2019), memorial page for Margaret Ryan Treanor (1847–19 Feb 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 130084583, citing Calvary Cemetery, Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan, USA
Death of a husbandJohn Killoran
October 1, 1901 (Age 61 years)
Cause: bronchial pneumonia
Note: obituary in the local paper; image exists of the original obituary, see photos
Marriage of a childEdward David BrownWinnifred Jane (Win) KilloranView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 8, 1902 (Age 62 years)
Marriage of a childEdmund Anderson ClearySarah Ann Mary “Nan” KilloranView this family
June 16, 1909 (Age 69 years) Husband: 31 Wife: 32
Religion: Roman Catholic
Note: no offspring
Note: "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), Edmund Anderson Cleary and Ann Killoran, 16 Jun 1909; citing registration , Seaforth, Huron, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,872,064.
Death April 15, 1912 (Age 72 years)
Note: Tombstone readable in St. James Cemetery, Seaforth, Ontario, but photo obscures dates. (
Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
8 years
younger sister
Margaret Ryan
Birth: 1842 41 38Co. Sligo, Ireland
Death: February 19, 1900Saginaw, Michigan
3 years
younger brother
Family with John Killoran - View this family
Marriage: February 11, 1861
5 years
-3 years
3 years
Katharine Cecilia “Katie” Killoran
Birth: October 25, 1863 27 23Seaforth, Huron, Canada West
Death: April 7, 1957London, Ontario, Canada
5 years
Thomas Joseph Killoran
Birth: March 11, 1869 32 29Seaforth, ON
Death: March 11, 1869Seaforth, Ontario, Canada
13 months
3 years
3 years
4 years


1871 census gives age as 29 - birth year 1841?


Spelled with 2 N's on tombstone in Seaforth. Spelled both ways in Story of the Family.


Tombstone readable in St. James Cemetery, Seaforth, Ontario, but photo obscures dates. (


Emm. to Canda in 1852 Mary Ryan appears on the Killoran monument d.o.d. Feb.23 1915