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Breen, Doonasleen, Kiskeam, Co.Cork, Ireland
Posted by: Gerard Murphy (ID *****6183) Date: April 04, 2008 at 06:07:07
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My great great grand mother was Bridget Breen married to Eugene (Owen) Murphy also known as Owen Mór (Irish for Big)they lived in the townland of Doonasleen, Kiskeam, Co. Cork, Ireland

Eugene Mór Murphy and Bridget Breen had the following children according to the parish records was probably many more children.

James Murphy b. 04/12/1842
Mary Murphy b. 20/07/1845
Bridget Murphy b. 09/10/1853
David Murphy b. 14/09/1856
Michael Murphy b. 28/08/1859

Here is the Death record of Bridget Breen

15/01/1886 Doonasleen Bridget Murphy F 68 Labourers wife heart disease 4 years illness Owen Murphy husband as witness

I found this graveyard insciption these would be Bridget's father/uncle/close cousins

Erected by John Breen of Doonbeg and sons Patrick, John, David, Jeremiah and Daniel in memory of his father John Breen who died August 16th 1827 aged 85years RIP; Erected by David Breen Boherbue in memory of their daughter Kate who died in 1852 aged 11yrs also by Patrick Breen of Doonbeg in memory of his father Patrick who died in 1865 aged 81yrs

Now its looks like Bridget was a sister to the Breen's of the following couples.

Jeremiah Breen and Ellen Murphy
John Breen and Nora Culloty
Michael Breen and Nora Buckley
John Scannell and Hannah Breen

Here are the Baptism records for the children of John Breen and Nora Cullity
26/01/1850 Bridget, d. of John Breen & Nora Culloty, Doon, w. Daniel Breen
08/05/1856 Hannah, d. of John Breen & Mary Culloty, Doonmore, w. David Breen and Mary Culloty
26/06/1853 Mary, d. of John Breen & Nora Culloty, Doon, w. Margaret Keeffe
18/04/1858 Nora, d. of John Breen & Nora Culloty, Doonmore, w. Ellen Murphy, cel: Rev. M.N

Here are the Baptism records for the children of John Scannell and Hannah Breen
06/02/1872 Bridget Scannell daughter of John Scannell and Hannah Breen witnesses Timothy Scannell and Bridget Breen, Doonbeg
22/02/1874 David Scannell son of John Scannell and Hannah Breen witnesses Daniel Scannell and Albina Casey, Knockavorheen
22/10/1865 Hannah Scannell daughter of John Scannell and Hannah Breen witnesses Daniel Scannell and Margaret Connell, Doonbeg
28/08/1864 Julia Scannell daughter of John Scannell and Hannah Breen witnesses Catherine Tarrant, Doonbeg
10/10/1868 Julia Scannell daughter of John Scannell and Hannah Breen witnesses Julia Keeffe, Doonbeg
18/04/1858 Michael Scannell son of John Scannell and Hannah Breen witnesses Hannah Leary, Glencollins cel Rev. M.N
21/12/1856 Nora Scannell daughter of John Scannell and Hannah Breen witnesses Catherine Breen, Glencollins

And the Baptism records of the children of Jeremiah Breen and Ellen Murphy
Margaret Breen 10/02/1855 Doonbeg Jeremiah Breen and Helen Murphy witness Daniel Linehan and Mary Guerin
Mary Breen 01/01/1857 Doonbeg Jeremiah Breen and Ellen Murphy witness Margaret Murphy
John Breen 16/04/1859 Doon Dermot Breen and Ellen Murphy witness James Murphy and Bridget Breen
David Breen 05/08/1864 Dunbeg Jeremiah Breen and Ellen Murphy witness David Breen
Bridget Breen 13/04/1867 Doonbeg Jeremiah Breen and Ellen Murphy witness John Breen and Nora Cullity
Ellen Breen 21/03/1869 Doonbeg Jeremiah Breen and Ellen Murphy witness Bridget Breen
Jeremiah Breen 28/12/1871 Doonbeg Jeremiah Breen and Ellen Murphy witness Margaret Breen
Margaret Breen 22/04/1871 Doonbeg Jeremiah Breen and Ellen Murphy witness Daniel Murphy and Hannah Scannell





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