Nolan of Waterpark House, near Shanagolden, Co.Limerick
- Sources yet to be consulted:
- Knockpatrick grave inscriptions
1829 to 1842 map
Our family starts with:
mar Mary O'Brien,
her family were called "O'Brien (Daly)"
to distinguish them from other local O'Briens,
of Waterpark House,
- A family tree compiled by
had various dates:
1712 for old James Nolan's birth,
1720 for Mary O'Brien's birth,
1749 for their marriage,
1752 for their son James Nolan's birth.
But Tim says
this was just guesswork by his mother
and not to be taken as accurate.
There is an incredible Nolan headstone at
dating from the time of the
Irish Famine of 1741
This is near
the grave of
our Nolan family
and is likely to be a relation.
The 1741 famine stone.
See full size
"Here lies the body of Thimity Noulan, Saragh his wife the daughter of John,
all which died AD 1741"
mar Sarah ---- [dau of John ----],
both died 1741, at the time of the
both bur Knockpatrick.