North Street, Newry, County Down

North Street, Newry, County Down
North Street, Newry, County Down

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Ellen Mary Jennings [1834-1891], Monaghan Street, Newry, County Down

Ellen Mary Jennings was the daughter of Charles Jennings [1780-1855] Monaghan Street, Newry, County Down, and his wife Sophia Corley daughter of Patrick Corley, Clones, County Monaghan. She was baptised in Newry on February 19th 1834. Her sponsors were her brother and sister.
Feb 19 1834 Ellen of Charles Jennings and Sophia Corley sp. Andrew John Jennings and Ann Maria Jennings £0.10.0[1]
Ellen died on the 13th of January 1891 at 8 Cabra Parade, Dublin aged 56. She had been living there with her mother, Sophia, her sisters Kate and Sophia, and her brother Andrew John, after the family had moved from Newry to Dublin.
In her death certificate her occupation is given as governess. She died of acute laryngitis [3 day?]. Her sister Kate was present at her death.[2]
In her will she left £124. The primary beneficiary was her sister Kate Sophia Jennings.[3]
She is buried in Glasnevin Cemetery Dublin with her mother and sisters, and their brother Andrew John.[4]

[1] NLI Pos 5502 Baptism Register Newry
[3] NAI Calendars of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1922
[4] Glasnevin Cemetery, VB, 12, SOUTH. Record no. T40739

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