Hi Sarah. Do you have any information on other Wholeys in Portsmouth NH? Our Wholeys also ended up there -origianlly from Bantry Co Cork. Our grandmother was Mrgaret, married Dennis Leary 1919 in Portsmouth. Her brother was Daniel also lived in Portsmouth. Their siblings included a Jeremiah and Julia (married Harnedy) who stayed in Ireland. A brother James who went to Philly and a sister Kate who also went to Philly.
There was also a Timothy Wholey (d 1933) in Portsmouth who had a daughter Mary (never Married), who lived with sisters Ellen and Ella (both married). His father was Patrick Wholey who was listed as being 101 y.o in the 1900 census. Bill