WALSH FAMILY HISTORY,
PORT MEDWAY, N.S.
The Walsh family, who resided at Port Medway, Nova Scotia during the 1800's and early 1900's, are as shown:
James Walsh b. Ireland in 1805, d. Port Medway, N.S. in 1871.
Shipwrecked, accompanied by sister Mary, off Port Hebert, N.S. in 1829/1830. Settled in Liverpool, Port Medway area. Later joined by sister Ann about 1834. Mary went to U.S.A. on or about 1835. Ann settled and married in N.S.
James' family in Ireland consisted of:
Parents: Lawrence Walsh
Eleanor (Walters) Walsh
- Lawrence - remained in Ireland
- Mary - settled in Nova Scotia. Later to U.S.A.
- James - settled and married in Nova Scotia
- Ann - settled and married in Nova Scotia
- Bessie - settled in U.S.A.
- Ellen - settled in U.S.A.
- William - settled in U.S.A.
James married Margaret Phelan in 1833. They resided in Liverpool, N.S. in the early years of their marriage and in later years at Port Medway, N.S.
- Ann (Dolliver) b. 1834, d. 1898
- William (Swansburg) b. 1835, d. 1922
- Lawrence b. 1836, d. 1904
- Elizabeth b. 1843, d. 1871
- Mary Ellen b. 1845, d. 1908
- Margaret (Bigney) b. 1846, d. 1933
- Theresa (Croft) b. 1848, d. 1871
- Bridget (Freeman) b. 1850, d. no record
- James (Stephens) b. 1854, d. 1907
1. Any information on exact location in Ireland where James, Mary and Ann were born. Thought to be in County Cork and/or Wexford.
2. Any information regarding Bridget (Freeman) and family. It is recorded that her daughter Margaret Freeman was born in 1873 and married Joseph Breton Hatt in 1901.
Any information that can be provided would be appreciated. It would greatly assist in completing the manuscript concerning these families which is now into final completion.
3. Specific information regarding birthplace in Ireland regarding James, Mary and Ann Walsh.
4. Detailed information regarding Bridget (Freeman) and family, such as:
- Place and dates of marriage
- Details regarding children
- Place and dates of death and location of burial
Note: It is thought that they may have resided in U.S.A. prior to their demise.
Any help will be appreciated,
Thank you, James Walsh