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The Descendants of William Nowlan and Margaret Egan
Generation No. 1
1. WILLIAM1 NOWLAN was born in Ireland, and died Aft. 1865. He married MARGARET EGAN Abt. 1858 in Charlottetown, PEI. She was born 1822 in Prince Edward Island, Canada, and died Aft. 1891.
Notes for WILLIAM NOWLAN:
1881 Lot 31, Prince Edward Island census
Margaret Nowlan (Nowlin), 59, (1822) Irish, Catholic
Michael, 22, (1858)
Martin, 21 (1860)
John, 19 (1862)
James, 16 (1865)
This same family is shown on the 1891 census for Lot 31, (New Haven)
It could be that William's name was Michael William Nowlan or William Michael?
Notes for MARGARET EGAN:
Margaret's parents could be Martin Egan and Margaret Blanchfield of Charlottetown.
More About WILLIAM NOWLAN and MARGARET EGAN:
Marriage: Abt. 1858, Charlottetown, PEI
Children of WILLIAM NOWLAN and MARGARET EGAN are:
2. i. MICHAEL2 NOLAN, b. 27 Oct 1858, Lot 31, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
ii. MARTIN NOLAN, b. 1860, Lot 31, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Notes for MARTIN NOLAN:
1891 census - Martin, age 31, living at home with his mother and brothers John and James. Then I don't know where he went.
iii. JOHN NOLAN, b. 28 Feb 1862, Lot 31, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Notes for JOHN NOLAN:
John lived with his brother, James & Jane and family, helped on the family farm New Haven, Lot #31. Last census was 1911.
3. iv. JAMES P. NOLAN, b. 01 May 1865, Lot 31, New Haven, Prince Edward Island, Canada; d. Abt. 1941.
Generation No. 2
2. MICHAEL2 NOLAN (WILLIAM1 NOWLAN) was born 27 Oct 1858 in Lot 31, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He married ELIZABETH T. UNKNOWN Abt. 1887 in Prince Edward Island, Canada. She was born Aug 1859 in Canada.
More About MICHAEL NOLAN:
Immigration: Oct 1883, Steamer 'Carroll' to Port of Boston
Occupation: 1883, Blacksmith - Carriage factory
Residence: 1900, East Main Street, Avon, Norfolk Co., Mass. USA
Notes for ELIZABETH T. UNKNOWN:
It appears that Elizabeth went home to PEI to have her first child John James Nolan to the St. Peters Bay, Kings County, so stated on John's military registration. St. Peters Bay in Kings county would be Lot 41, located on the north shore of the island near Morell.
More About MICHAEL NOLAN and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN:
Marriage: Abt. 1887, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Children of MICHAEL NOLAN and ELIZABETH UNKNOWN are:
i. JOHN JAMES3 NOLAN, b. 18 Apr 1887, St. Peters Bay, Prince Edward Island, Canada; m. ROSE E. UNKNOWN, Abt. 1925, Avon, Norfolk Co., Mass.; b. 1895, Mass. USA.
More About JOHN JAMES NOLAN:
Military service: 05 Jun 1917, WWI registration, age 30
Occupation: 1917, Shoe maker, W. L. Douglas Co. Brockton, Mass.
More About JOHN NOLAN and ROSE UNKNOWN:
Marriage: Abt. 1925, Avon, Norfolk Co., Mass.
ii. FRANCIS HENRY NOLAN, b. 14 Nov 1888, Avon, Norfolk Co, Mass.; d. 15 Nov 1972, Avon, Norfolk Co, Mass..
Notes for FRANCIS HENRY NOLAN:
1930 census - Francis is still living at home with his mother, Elizabeth.
More About FRANCIS HENRY NOLAN:
Military service: 05 Jun 1917, WWI registration, age 28, electrician
Occupation: 1930, Superintendent, water supply
iii. MARIE NOLAN, b. Feb 1895, Avon, Norfolk Co, Mass..
3. JAMES P.2 NOLAN (WILLIAM1 NOWLAN) was born 01 May 1865 in Lot 31, New Haven, Prince Edward Island, Canada, and died Abt. 1941. He married JANE TERESA WYNNE, daughter of JAMES WYNNE and CATHERINE MCLEER. She was born 16 Mar 1875 in Lot 31, New Haven, Prince Edward Island, Canada, and died 25 May 1907 in New Haven, PEI.
Notes for JAMES P. NOLAN:
1901 Prince Edward Island census - Lot 31 F2
John, 39, b. 1862, farm labourer (brother)
Jas, 35, b. 1865, farmer
Jane,26, b. 1875, wife
Mary, 4, b. 1888
Joseph, 3, b. 1898
Annie, 1, b. 1900
Baptismal Date: June 4, 1865
Birth Date: May 1, 1865
Father: William Nowlan
Mother: Margaret Egan
Church: St. Dunstan's Basilica, Charlottetown, PEI
Record Book: 3, page 147
Clergy: D. McDonald
Notes for JANE TERESA WYNNE:
Jane died the day after giving birth to Clara, May 25, 1907, age 32.
Children of JAMES NOLAN and JANE WYNNE are:
i. MARY3 NOLAN, b. 18 May 1896, Prince Edward Island, Canada; d. 25 Oct 1932, Prince Edward Island, Canada; m. JAMES ARTHUR TOOLE; b. 21 Feb 1886; d. 30 Sep 1974.
ii. JOSEPH PATRICK NOLAN, b. 28 May 1897, Lot 31, New Haven, Prince Edward Island, Canada; d. 28 Oct 1972, Plymouth, Michigan; m. MARGARET ELIZABETH WHITE, Abt. 1935, Detroit, MI; b. 10 Mar 1908, Douglas Twp, Mitchell Co., Iowa; d. Mar 1977, Plymouth, Michigan.
More About JOSEPH NOLAN and MARGARET WHITE:
Marriage: Abt. 1935, Detroit, MI
iii. ANNIE NOLAN, b. 12 Aug 1899, Prince Edward Island, Canada; d. 22 Aug 1991, Haverhill, MA; m. RICHARD THOMAS MURPHY, 16 Apr 1918; b. 12 Aug 1897, Prince Edward Island, Canada; d. 25 Oct 1993, Boston, Suffolk, MA.
More About ANNIE NOLAN:
Burial: St. James Cemetery, Haverhill, MA
More About RICHARD MURPHY and ANNIE NOLAN:
Marriage: 16 Apr 1918
iv. WILLIAM (WILLIE) NOLAN, b. Jun 1901, Prince Edward Island, Canada; m. MARY MCQUADE.
v. KATHERINE NOLAN, b. May 1903, Prince Edward Island, Canada; d. Nov 1993; m. MICHAEL MURPHY; b. Aug 1898, Prince Edward Island, Canada; d. Aft. Nov 1993.
vi. AGNES TERESA NOLAN, b. 10 Sep 1905, Prince Edward Island, Canada; d. 23 Dec 2001, Newburyport, Essex, MA; m. CLINTON LESLIE NEWMAN; b. 05 Aug 1906, New Brunswick, Canada; d. Dec 1974, East Kingston, Rockingham, NH.
More About AGNES TERESA NOLAN:
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Amesbury, MA
vii. CLARA M. NOLAN, b. 24 May 1907, Prince Edward Island, Canada; d. 28 May 1978, Haverhill, Essex, MA; m. LUCIEN H. (GENE) PAINCHAUD; b. 31 Jul 1906; d. 28 Nov 1993, Haverhill, Essex, MA.
More About CLARA M. NOLAN:
Burial: Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill, MA