Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan

(12 January 1834 - 2 March 1925)
     Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan was commonly known as Bessie. She was born on 12 January 1834 in St Stephen's Green West, Dublin, Ireland. She was the daughter of George Augustus Frederick Halahan and Jane Fleming. Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan was christened on 24 March 1834 in St Peter, Dublin.
     Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan married Rev Christopher Halahan, son of Dr Samuel Handy Halahan and Anne Hannan, on 21 October 1858 in St George's, Dublin.
     In George Augustus Frederick Halahan's will dated 9 January 1863 in 29 Harcourt St, Dublin, Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan was named as heir; His will, describing himself as a Doctor, mentions his share of lands of Ballinbrittig [Carrigtohill], co. Cork, his daughter Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan wife of Rev. Christopher Halahan, Carnew, co. Wicklow, his daughter Mary Jane Collins, wife of Rev Robert Reeves Collins of Castlemaine, Victoria, his daughter Emma du Bourdieu, wife of Rev. Shem du Bourdieu of Blythe, Canada West & a house called Mosopher Lodge situate at Gulistan Tce, Upper Mt Pleasant Ave, his entitlement to a share in the head rent of the lands of Glengar, co. Tipperary to go to his sister in law Sophia Louisa Flemyng, his sons Henry Samuel Halahan, Robert Handy Halahan and Richard Halahan.
     Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan and Rev Christopher Halahan appeared on the 1901 census in Mullylogan, Fermanagh, Ireland. Christopher Halahan aged 67, head, born Dublin, wife Elizabeth C D, 67, born Dublin, daughters Jane F 39, born Dublin, Emma H L 39, born Belfast, Hariette A 22, born Fermanagh, all single, with one servant.
     Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan and Rev Christopher Halahan appeared on the 1911 census in Donaghmoyn, Monaghan. Halahan, Christopher, 77, head, born Dublin; his wife Elizabeth C D, 77, born Dublin, daughters Anne Hannan, 46, born Wicklow, Emma H L 38, born Belfast, Hariatte A 32, born Fermanagh, with a servant.
     Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan and Jane Flemyng Halahan lived at Vicardale, Donaghmoine, Carrickmacross, Monaghan, 1912?. ECD Halahan, J F Halahan and Emma H S Halahan signed the women's section of the Ulster Covenant with this address, then N H Halahan of Hamstead, London and then H Halahan of Vicardale.
     Elizabeth died on 2 March 1925 in 'Blenheim', Glenageary, Dublin, aged 91. Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan, widow, 91, private means, informant: Harriette A Halahan, present at death. She was buried in Deansgrange cemetery, Blackrock, Dublin.
     Her will was proved on 11 May 1925 at Dublin, Ireland. Probate of the will of Elizabeth Catherine Dobbyn Halahan, late of Blenheim, Marlebrough Rd, Glenageary, co. Dublin, widow, who died 2 March 1925, granted at Dublin to Ann Hannan Halahan, spinster, Effects £309.

Children of Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan and Rev Christopher Halahan

Mary Jane Halahan

(5 March 1839 - 9 February 1928)
     Mary Jane Halahan was born on 5 March 1839 in Dublin, Ireland. The birth of a daughter to Mrs G Halahan of Stephens Green was reported in the "Nenagh guardian" in 1839. She was the daughter of George Augustus Frederick Halahan and Jane Fleming.
     Mary Jane Halahan and Richard Flemyng Halahan were recorded on the 1851 census in 43 York Place, Edinburgh, St Andrew, Midlothian. Richard aged 13 and Mary aged 12 living with their grandmother Elizabeth Fleming aged 74 and Sophia Fleming aged 38.
     Mary was educated at Scotland.
     Mary Jane Halahan married Rev Robert Reeves Collins on 29 May 1861 in St George's, Dublin. She was described as the wife of the Rev. Robert Reeves Collins of Castlemaine in the colony of Victoria in her father's 1863 will.
     Mary Jane Halahan and Rev Robert Reeves Collins arrived per "Lightning" in August 1861 at Victoria.
     In George Augustus Frederick Halahan's will dated 9 January 1863 in 29 Harcourt St, Dublin, Mary Jane Halahan was named as heir; His will, describing himself as a Doctor, mentions his share of lands of Ballinbrittig [Carrigtohill], co. Cork, his daughter Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan wife of Rev. Christopher Halahan, Carnew, co. Wicklow, his daughter Mary Jane Collins, wife of Rev Robert Reeves Collins of Castlemaine, Victoria, his daughter Emma du Bourdieu, wife of Rev. Shem du Bourdieu of Blythe, Canada West & a house called Mosopher Lodge situate at Gulistan Tce, Upper Mt Pleasant Ave, his entitlement to a share in the head rent of the lands of Glengar, co. Tipperary to go to his sister in law Sophia Louisa Flemyng, his sons Henry Samuel Halahan, Robert Handy Halahan and Richard Halahan.
     Inland revenue accounts 1866 fol.242: An account of the succession of real property of Mrs Mary Jane Collins, upon the death of GAF Halahan who died 3 August 1866, will proved 15 February 1867 in the Principal Register... part of lands of Ballinbrittig, co. Cork, held for 999 years from 1710 let to Thomas Mannix Cummins at annual value £66.13.4, the tenant pays the head rent in addition to this rent... half to Mrs Collins £33.6.8
Deductions: Proportion of deficient of debts of testator which the personal estate was insufficient to pay as per particulars in paper annexed to A/C on foot of Mrs Halahan's share of same land Capital £151.6.7, Annual 7.11.2. Half poor rates allowed annually to tenant, about £1.0.0. Total £151.6.7. £8.11.2
Gross annual value £33.6.8, deduct £8.11.2, Net annual value £24.15.6
Declared by Mrs Mary Jane Collins, upon the death of GAF Halahan & that said M J Collins was born 5th March 1839 and is a daughter of said GAF Halahan & the predecessor from whom the property is derived. 13 August 1867
[Also annuity] of £24.18.6 for a life aged 27
.
     Mary died on 9 February 1928 in Edenhope, Victoria, aged 88. She was buried in Edenhope.

Children of Mary Jane Halahan and Rev Robert Reeves Collins

Emma Sarah Sophia Halahan

(after February 1843 - 5 February 1925)
     Emma Sarah Sophia Halahan was born after February 1843 in Ireland. She was the daughter of George Augustus Frederick Halahan and Jane Fleming.
     Emma Sarah Sophia Halahan married Rev Shem du Bourdieu, son of Saumarez du Bourdieu and Jane Carmichael, on 30 April 1861 in St George's, Dublin. He was the son of the late Samaurez DuBourdieu, Esq., MD, of Corryena, co. Longford.
     In George Augustus Frederick Halahan's will dated 9 January 1863 in 29 Harcourt St, Dublin, Emma Sarah Sophia Halahan was named as heir; His will, describing himself as a Doctor, mentions his share of lands of Ballinbrittig [Carrigtohill], co. Cork, his daughter Elizabeth Catherine Dobbin Halahan wife of Rev. Christopher Halahan, Carnew, co. Wicklow, his daughter Mary Jane Collins, wife of Rev Robert Reeves Collins of Castlemaine, Victoria, his daughter Emma du Bourdieu, wife of Rev. Shem du Bourdieu of Blythe, Canada West & a house called Mosopher Lodge situate at Gulistan Tce, Upper Mt Pleasant Ave, his entitlement to a share in the head rent of the lands of Glengar, co. Tipperary to go to his sister in law Sophia Louisa Flemyng, his sons Henry Samuel Halahan, Robert Handy Halahan and Richard Halahan.
     Emma Sarah Sophia Halahan married Samuel Handy Halahan, son of Dr Samuel Handy Halahan and Anne Hannan, on 11 May 1874 in Carlow. She was the widow of Shem de Bourdieu.
     Emma Sarah Sophia Halahan and Samuel Handy Halahan appeared on the 1911 census in 11 Marborough Rd, Kingstown, Monkstown, Dublin. Samuel H Halahan, head, 76, surgeon, Major, Army, retired, married 36 years, no children, born co. Dublin; Emma S S, wife, 68, ditto; with two lady boarders (Henrietta M Marthy, 75, blind, and Caroline Towers 66) living on dividends and a general servant Ellen Knowles. They lived in a 10 roomed house.
     Emma died on 5 February 1925 in 'Blenheim', Glenageary. Emma Sarah Sophia Halahan, widow, 82, private means, O/D L Halahan, present at death. She was buried in Deansgrange cemetery, Blackrock.
     Her will was proved on 9 April 1925 at Dublin, Ireland. Probate of the will of Emma Sarah Sophia Halahan, late of Blenheim, Marlborough Rd, Glenageary, co. Dublin, widow, who died 5 Feb 1925, granted at Dublin to Jane F Halahan and Emma H L Halahan, spinsters, Effects. £61,187.