DONNELLY, John 3
- Born: Ireland 2 4 5
- Baptised: 8 May 1838, Armagh RC Parish, County Armagh, Ireland 6
- Marriage (1): McLEAN, Maria on 17 August 1865 in Chapelhall, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 1 2
- Died: 13 December 1907 at 5.30 pm, Lauchope Street, Chapelhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland 4
Cause of his death was senile debility.4
Other names for John were DONELLY, John 6 and DONNALLY, John.1 2
"Church Baptism Record
Date of Birth:
Date of Baptism:08-May-1838
Sponsor 1 /Informant 1:Patrick Donelly
Sponsor 2 /Informant 2:Anne Mathers
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The census of 1891 recorded John Donnelly as head of a household living at Stevenson's Land, in Chapelhall, in the parish of Bothwell. He was recorded as 57 years of age and had been born in Ireland. He worked as a coal miner. His household consisted on himself, his four children, and a lodger called Edward Donnelly, aged 45 years old and born in Ireland, who worked as a bottomer in a coalmine.
John was a coal miner, and still living, when his daughter, Ellen, married in November 1900.
When John Donnelly died in 1907, his death certificate recorded him as a master shoemaker, and widower of Maria McLean. His recorded age at death was 61 years. Both of his parents were deceased.
In 1936 when his daughter, Helen, died, her father, John, was deceased. His occupation was noted in her death certificate as shoemaker. 3 4 5 6
Donald Duncan MB CHB certified the cause of death.
The son of the deceased, John Donnelly, who had been present where his father's death occurred, gave notice of his father's death before the registrar, Gil Hamilton, on 16 December 1907, at Holytown. 4
John married Maria McLEAN, daughter of Edward McLEAN and Mary HAGINS, on 17 August 1865 in Chapelhall, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 2 (Maria McLEAN was born in 1846 in Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2 7 and died on 28 July 1877 in Chapelhall, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland 2 8.)
The marriage was celebrated, after banns, according to the rites and forms of the Roman Catholic Church. Father James Milne CC was the celebrant, and James Gonninill [sic] and Mary Quigley were the witnesses.
John Donnally was a single man of 21 years of age. He resided at Chapelhall and worked as a coal miner. His mother was deceased.
Maria McClean was 18 years old and also of Chapelhall. She too was unmarried.
The marriage was registered on 19 August 1865 at Holytown, William Richard being the registrar.