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NOTES ON THE KERIN / O’KERIN / O CEIRIN FAMILY OF COUNTY CLARE

compiled by and donated by Syliva Turner and Michael O'Loghlen, Q.C. .

Timeline, November 2022.

County Clare
Kerin/ O’Kerin/ OCeirin

Emphasis after 1814 on general vicinity of Ruan and Ennis.


1420. Owen O’Kerin.
[Records of county Clare - surname databases O’Kerin.]
Compare reference to Owan place name in 1688.
Compare 1729.

1616. Cornelius Kerin.
Witness.
[Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Leases and Deeds), 1001, p 320.]

1617. Dermott Kerin.
Claimant to land at Collenmore.
[Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Leases and Deeds), 1003, p 321-2.]
To a similar effect and adding nothing of relevance to Kerin, see also 1321, p 435.

1632. Turlagh Kerin.
Witness.
[Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Leases and Deeds), 1051, p 340.]

1631. Tibut O’Kerin.
Land at Insivolaght and Mogownie.
[Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Leases and Deeds), 1055, pp 341-2.]
Compare c1700.

1641.
[James Frost, History of Clare (1893).
Forfeitures and Distributions.]

Inchiquin;
Dysert parish, p 471-
Ballybrody townland-
Proprietor in 1641: Flann O’Kerin.
Stolen from him and transferred to Earl of Inchiquin.

Footnotes to Dysert parish on p 473:
In 1659, Killeenan townland occupied by Flann O’Kerin (as tenant).

In 1664, Ballyteernan townland occupied by Teige O’Kerin (as tenant).
Compare 1685.

Inchiquin; pp 487, 488 and 489:
Ruan parish;
In October 1641, Connell O’Kerin was a proprietor of Oankeagh (Ooankeagh) townland.
The English stole it from him and transferred Oankeagh (Ooankeagh) to the Earl of Inchiquin and Lord Clare.

In 1659, Dermot O’Kerin occupied Oankeagh (Ooankeagh) townland as a tenant.
Compare 1688.

In 1664, the Subsidy Rolls (whatever those might be) for Ruan show Dermot O’Kerin as tenant of Ballymacrogan townland.
Compare 1688.
Compare 1843 and 1852.


1682. Patrick Kerin.
Witness.
[Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Leases and Deeds), 1193, p 388.]

1685. Teige O’Kerin. Tomb in Ennis Abbey.
“ Here lies the body of Teige OKerin of Glean who dyed the 26 of January in the yeare 1685. This stone was set up by Thady Kerin son to the said Teige”.
Not recorded by James Frost, History of Clare (1883).
Brian ODalaigh, T J Westropp’s Notes on the Discoveries at Ennis Abbey 1893, in volume 43, The Other Clare (2019), at p 25-
“ The O’Kerin slab had been moved higher up the wall and the north windows opened”.
Compare 1664.


1688. Donnagh O’Kerin.
Inscription in the old church at Ruan:
This chapel and tomb were erected by Donnagh O’Kerin the son of Dermot O’Kerin of Owan for his and his posterities use in the year of Our Lord God 1688.
[Courtesy Frances O’Halloran of Ruan.
See also Frost, p 139.]
As recorded by T J Westropp in 1897, the spelling was different. The chapel and tomb were erected by Donough O’Kerine the son of Dermot O’Kerine of Owen.
“ Owan” or “Owen” might be any of Ooankeagh; Nooan, or Ruan, or an obsolete place name, or perhaps somewhere else, e.g. Barony of Owney in Tipperary.
Compare 1664 and 1704 and 1774 and 1834.

1690. D Kerin.
The list of persons summoned to go to Cork to aid the cause of James II, includes D Kerin of Inchiquin Barony [James Frost, History of Clare (1893), pp 562-4]
Perhaps Donnagh O’Kerin.


1699. Teige O’Kearine and John O’Kearine.
Teige tenant at Glaninteragh.
John tenant at Ballylearnane, both in manor of Inchiquin.
[John Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Rentals and Accounts), 1541, p 546.]
O’Kearine seems a phonetic rendition of the Gaelic name, O’Ceirin.

c1700. Teige Kerin and Gulliduff Kerin.
Teige Kerin, tenant at Ballyasshie; and Inchicnolught, and Mogowny.
Gulliduff Kerin, tenant at Derryuollogh/ Derryolagh.
[John Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Rentals and Accounts), 1542, pp 552-3. Tenants of O’Brien estate, Barony of Inchiquin.]
Compare 1631.


1704. Teige Kerin of Oawn (Ruan) bc 1668, and James Kerin of Carrughcrahin bc 1668, Catholic parish priests ordained 1696.
[List of names of Popish Parish Priests, 1704, county Clare Library.]
Oawn see also 1688.
Rev James Kerin see 1728.

1717. Patrick Kerin.
[Hugh MacCurtin, Brief Discourse in vindication of the antiquity of Ireland (Dublin, 1717). List of subscribers.]

1725. Terence Kerin of Ennis gent.
Witness.
[Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.]

1728. Rev James Kerin, parish priest of Clouny (Clooney). Probate.
[Phillimore and Thrift, Index to Irish Wills- Killaloe and Kilfenora Wills.]
Clooney, west of Ennis.
See 1704.

1729. Michael Owaen Kerin. Probate.
[Phillimore and Thrift, Index to Irish Wills- Killaloe and Kilfenora Wills.]
Compare 1420 and 1688.


c1734. Terence Kerin, attorney, Court of Exchequer.
[Kings Inns Admissions Papers, p 267.]
See WikiTree, Terence Kerin bc 1696. Married Uretta Parker, at least a son and a daughter, Will 1771, Probate 1780, Dublin.
See 1768.


1740. Elizabeth Kerin born, at Aghrim (?Aughrim).
Unsourced guess.
Daughter of Timothy Kerin and Mary Fitzgerald, aunt of Prime Serjeant Fitzgerald.
Possible sister of Rev John Kerin, vicar of Killury, Kerry.
Timothy Kerin was not a convert from Popery, but James Fitzgerald then 3rd Serjeant-at-Law was a convert in 1779.
Married Constans Curtin (c1735-1809), [according to George Unthank Macnamara, Pedigree of MacCurtins of Dysert (1898)]
Timothy Kerin was of Curragh, Clare, see 1809.


1742. Dennis Kerin.
Tenant at Cregbrien.
[John Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Rentals and Accounts), 1562, pp 565-6.]
Compare 1773.

1744. Denis Kerin of Nuan (Nooan, Ruan). Probate.
[Phillimore and Thrift, Index to Irish Wills- Killaloe and Kilfenora Wills.]
See also Donogh Kerin, 1744.
Compare Donnagh O’Kerin, 1688.
See Nouen, Ruan in 1843.

1744. Donogh Kerin of Nuan (Nooan, Ruan), deceased. Bond.
[Diocesan and Prerogative Wills and Administrations- Bonds.]
See also Denis Kerin, 1744.


1745. Dennis Kerin.
Tenant, no location shown.
[John Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Dublin, Irish Manuscripts Commission, 1961). Rentals and Accounts, 1564, p 568.]

1751. Terence Kerin of Ennis, gent.
[James Frost, History of Clare (1893), pp 632-35:
List of people belonging to Clare who were converts from Popery to the Protestant religion 1702-1789. Abstracted from the Convert Rolls in the Public Records Office, Dublin (before it burnt down)]
Possibly, also, Terence Kerin on WikiTree


1752. John Kerin. Member of an Ennis Grand Jury.
[Seán Spellissy (1996): The Merchants of Ennis. Page 100.]

Death of Patrick McDonogh, gent.
Died at Ennis 1 March 1752; Probate 23 May 1752.
Beneficiaries:
Brother Charles McDonogh.
Nephews Neptune Blood; Anthony McDonogh; Michael Kerin; Timothy Kerin, and Henry McDonogh.
[ Betham Genealogical Abstract, 1752, no 282. Pages 107-08] See 1760.


1753. John Kerin born, later vicar of Killury, Kerry.
[Alumni Dublinenses (1924 edition)]
TCD 1773.
Ordained C of I 1781.
Married Kerry 1792. [ Clare J, 7.6.1792]
Rector of O’Brennan 1798.
Curate, Ardfert 1810.
Vicar of Killury 1818 [J B Leslie, 1940]
Died 1825, Ardfert, Kerry.
Uncle of James Kerin, Surgeon [according to Cameron, History of the Royal College of Surgeons (1886), p 389.]


1754. Michael Kerin. Applotter.
[Seán Spellissy (1996): The Merchants of Ennis. Page 100.]

1760. Anthony McDonogh (presumably the Anthony McDonogh mentioned in 1752) died 11 May 1760; Probate 10 August 1760/1. He was of Hillsborough, Clare, gent.
Beneficiaries:
Sister Ellinor Thyn nee McDonogh.
Brother Martin McDonogh.
Cousin Connor McDonogh only son of Daniel McDonogh.
John McDonogh eldest son of kinsman Henry McDonogh, brother of said Daniel McDonogh.
Father in law Thomas O'Brien.
First cousins John Kerin and Neptune Blood.
Sister Elizabeth Fitzgerald.
Relation Molly O'Loghlin; son Michael.
[ Betham Genealogical Abstract, 1760, no 126, pages 51-2] See 1752, 1797.


1762. Michael Kerin of Ennis, deceased. Bond.
[Diocesan and Prerogative Wills and Administrations- Bonds.]


1764. Andrew Kerin (of Balliallia) born.
Unsourced estimate.
Brother John Kerin of Rockview.
Possible brother James Kerin, Surgeon.
Probable sister Jane Kerin who married Andrew Enright/ Enraght in 1799.

1767. Thomas Kerin of Cahermore. Probate.
[Phillimore and Thrift, Index to Irish Wills- Killaloe and Kilfenora Wills.]

1767. Thomas Kerin of Cahiremore, deceased. Bond.
[Diocesan and Prerogative Wills and Administrations- Bonds.]

1768. Patrick Kerin of Corofin, gent.
[Catholic Qualification and Conversion Rolls, 1701-1845, May 1768 via Findmypast.
James Frost, History of Clare (1893), pp 632-35: List of people belonging to Clare who were converts from Popery to the Protestant religion 1702-1789. Abstracted from the Convert Rolls in the Public Records Office, Dublin (before it burnt down)]
See 1773.


1768. John Kerin of Rockview born.
Unsourced guess.


1768. Terence Kerin Esq, residence City of Dublin, land at Glenoughleragh, Clare.
[Voters and Freeholders of county Clare, 1768, county Clare Library.]
See Terence Kerin bc1696 on WikiTree.
See 1734.


1770. John Kerin of Kilsborough, 7 September 1770, Ennis assizes.
[Catholic Qualification Rolls]


1773. Patrick Kerin.
[John Ainsworth, Inchiquin Manuscripts (Rentals and Accounts), 1618; 1619, and 1620. Page 578.]
Patrick Kerin is tenant at three locations, including Cragbrien and Corofin.
The verbiage mentions Dennis Kerin in terms that suggest he is the father of Patrick Kerin, and deceased by 1773.
The verbiage mentions Donough Kerin as if he is a son of Patrick Kerin, living in 1773.
Compare 1742, Cragbrien.
See 1768, 1785, 1792, Corofin.


1774. Ellinor Kerin.
Advertisement.
Mary Parker widow and Matthew Ryan Esq executors of Thomas Parker Esq deceased, Plaintiffs, v. Howlet Parker and Ellinor Kerin, Defendants.
Chancery sale of the lands of Coom-more Barony of Owny and Arra, county Tipperary the estate of the late Thomas Parker.
[Limerick Chronicle, Thursday 6 January 1774.]
See Uretta Parker, wife of Terence Kerin of Clare and Dublin.


1775. Jane Kerin, sister in law of Daniel Lysaght late of Ennis whose Will dated 24 December 1775; probate 30 May 1782.
[ Betham Genealogical Abstracts 1775.]


1779. James Kerin, Surgeon, born.
Estimate made well after the event by Cameron.
Maybe James Kerin, Surgeon, born in Clare, rather than Kerry.
[The History of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland by Sir Charles Cameron, published in 1886.]
J.Kerin was born about the year 1779 in the County of Kerry. His father was a farmer and his uncle, the Revd. John Kerin was Rector of Killury in the diocese of Ardfert. His mother was a relation of Sir Colman O’Loughlen, Bart.


1780. Timothy Kerin, son of Timothy Kerin farmer, educated by Mr Hare, entered Trinity College Dublin aged 17 years.
[Alumni Dublinenses, p 464.]


1785. Patrick Kerin of Corofin, gent. Probate.
[Sir Arthur Vicars, Index to Prerogative Wills.]
See also 1792.


1787. Andrew Kerin of Balliallia married Ellen Powell in Limerick.
[Dublin Evening News, 28 June 1787.]


1787.
[Clare Journal, 22 March 1787] On 1st inst, Andrew Kerin was administered attorney of the Court of Exchequer.
[To the same effect, Kings Inns Admissions Papers, p 267.]
His brother, John Kerin of Rockview might be the man shown as admitted as attorney of the Court of Exchequer (no date).


1789. Mrs Kerin resided in Mill Street.
[Seán Spellissy (1996): The Merchants of Ennis. Page 100.]
Compare 1804.


1790. James Kerin of Ennis married Miss (Elizabeth) Morony daughter of the late Edmond Morony of Milltown, at St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick on 18 February 1790.
[Ennis Chronicle, 20 December 1790. Ffolliot collection.]


1790. Michael Kerin, draper and grocer.
[Advertisement in Ennis Chronicle 1 November 1790.]


1791. Joseph Kerin died.
Saturday last died after a few days illness Mr Joseph Kerin eldest son of John Kerin Esq of Ballyally.
[Clare Journal 14 February 1791, and Limerick Chronicle 17 February 1791.]


1792. Patrick Kerin of Corofin. Probate.
[Phillimore and Thrift, Index to Irish Wills- Killaloe and Kilfenora Wills.]
See also 1785.


1793. John Kerin of Balliallia.
[Catholic Qualification and Convert Rolls, Ennis session, 3 April 1793 via Findmypast.]
This does not mean that John Kerin was a convert from Popery. At the Ennis sessions, Catholic men signed the Qualification Rolls, affirming their Catholic faith, as distinct from the Convert Rolls. Findmypast has merged the Qualification Rolls and the Convert Rolls.


1793. Michael Kerin of Ennis.
[Catholic Qualification Rolls, Ennis session, 3 August 1793.]
See previous comment.


1796.
Died at Corofin after a lingering illness Mr John Enright.
[Limerick Chronicle 20 July 1796.]
See 1799.


1797. James Kerin of Hillsborough (cf Kilsborough 1770) married Honora Thynne, eldest daughter of Jeremy Thynne of Cranaher.
[Ennis Chronicle, 2 March 1797.]
James Kerin was living at Cranaher, Ennis in 1814 [according to Leet’s Directory, 1814.]


1797. John Kerin died.
Last Saturday at Hillsborough died John Kerin Esq.


1798.
John Kerin, Craggaknock.
Michael Kerin, Janesborough, labourer.
Patrick Kerin, Craggaknock.
[United Irishmen of North West Clare, 1798. List of insurgents.]


1799. John Kerin, then of Ballyally/ Balliallia married Mary K (surname illegible).
[Betham Genealogical Abstracts, 1799.]

1799. Andrew Kerin of Balliallia and John Kerin (of Rockview).
Co-executors of the Will of Dr Charles McDonogh MD of Ennis (died 1795).
[Betham Genealogical Abstracts p126, no 322. Will dated 21 February 1795.]
See also 1807.


1799. Jane Kerin married Anthony Enright.
Married yesterday Mr Anthony Enright of Corofin distiller to Miss Jane Kerin daughter of the late Mr John Kerin of Ballyala.
[Clare Journal 13 December 1799.]


1801. Patrick Kerin.

[ “Ennis Chronicle”]
12th February 1801
Advertisement:-
I hereby caution the public not to credit Ann Kerin, orse Curtin, to whom I have been most unfortunately united in wedlock. I have been plundered and despoiled and compelled to thus publicly expose her infamy.
Signed,
Patrick Kerin
Tougheran
10 Feb.

1801. Michael Kerin died.
Died last night in Gaol Street after a short illness Mr Michael Kerin an eminent shoe maker.
[Clare Journal 7 September 1801.]
See 1808.


1805. James Kerin of Nuan, near Nutfield. Born about 1737.
[John Ainsworth (ed), Inchiquin Manuscripts (1961), number 1468, pp 491-493.] Deponent in Chancery case that dragged on 1772-1805.


1804. Mary Kerin of Ennis, widow. Probate.
[Sir Arthur Vicars, Index to Prerogative Wills.]
Compare 1789.


1804.
Last Friday Mrs Kerin relict of Mr Michael Kerin late of Jail Street.
[Ennis Chronicle 13 February 1804.]

1807. Andrew Kerin of Ballyally; John Kerin of Rockview; Fr MacMahon of Cahermackerilla, executors of the late Dr (Charles) McDonogh (died 1795): [Ennis Chronicle, 7 March 1807.]
See also 1799.


1807. John Kerin. Contract for fences and roads, Ennis to Gort.
[Presentments of the Grand Jury, Summer Assizes.]


1807.
On Friday last in Mill Street at an advanced age Mrs Kerin relict of the late Terence Kerin Esq of this town.


1808. John Kerin died.
On Thursday morning in this town Mr John Kerin son of the late Mr Michael Kerin shoemaker.
[Ennis Chronicle 16 April 1808.]
See 1801.

1809. An executor appointed by the Will of Colman O’Loghlen of Port (Ennis), dated 29 January 1809, was “my relation Andrew Kerin of Ballyally”.
A trustee was “my relation John Kerin of Rockview”.
Another trustee was “my relation” Anthony Enraght of Corofin who married Jane Kerin in 1799.


1809.
On Friday last (5 May 1809) at a very advanced age Mrs Kerin (Mary Fitzgerald) the relict of the late Tim Kerin Esq of Curragh in this county and aunt of the Right Hon James Fitzgerald.
[Ennis Chronicle 10 May 1809.
See also G U Macnamara’s chart of the MacCurtins of Dysert in 1898.]


1810. Andrew Kerin of Balliallia.
Member of the Catholic Emancipation Board along with several others, including Hugh O’Loghlen. [Ennis Chronicle, 1 September 1810.]

1810. Peter Kerin of Skikanagh, farmer. Probate.
[Sir Arthur Vicars, Index to Prerogative Wills.]
Compare 1814, Skehanagh.
See also 1812, Skahana.


1810.
Died yesterday at an advanced age Mr Peter Kerin of Clare.
[Ennis Chronicle 10 October 1810.]


1812.
Witnesses to the Will of Robert Crowe of Nutfield (Drumconora), Ennis were Andrew Kerin, Ellen Kerin (wife), and Darby Tuohy: Probate 8 December 1817, [Notes and Queries, Irish Family History, 11 October 1941, p 202.]


1812.
Died this morning in Limerick, Mr Terence Kerin of Skahana, a young man of excellent character and good disposition, which renders his early death a subject of deep concern to his afflicted friends.
[Ennis Chronicle, 11 July 1812].
Died on Saturday morning at his lodgings in George’s Street Terence Kerin of Skahana, county Clare Esq.
[Limerick Evening Post 15 July 1812.]
See also 1810.


1813. Michael Kerin married Mary McGrath.
Yesterday by the Rev Dean Davine, Mr Michael Kerin cloth merchant of Church Street to Mary eldest daughter of John R McGrath Esq of Arthur’s Row.
[Clare Journal 1 February 1813.]


1814. Andrew Kerin of Balliallia.
[Ambrose Leet, Directory to market towns, 1814.]


1814. John Kerin of Rockview.
[Leet’s Directory 1814.]


1814. Mrs Kerin of Skehanagh/ Skehana, nearest post town Ennis.
[Leet’s Directory 1814.]
Probably widow of Peter Kerin, probate 1810.


1814. Austin Kerin of Kilcaragh, Ennistymon.
[Leet’s Directory, 1814.]


1814. John Kerin of Sandymount, Miltown Malbay.
[Leet’s Directory, 1814.]


1814. John Kerin of Toureen, Ennis.
[Leet’s Directory, 1814.]


1814. James Kerin of the Royal College of Surgeons living at South Great Georges Street, ?Dublin.
[JW Stewart, Gentleman’s and Citizens Almanac, 1814.]
Still there in 1818.
[Treble Almanac, 1818.]


1815. Timothy Kerin MD of Ennis.
Witness to the Will of Martin O’Brien of Ennis.
[Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.]
See 1824 and 1837.


1815. Died on Saturday evening Mrs Kerin relict of the late Mr Thomas Kerin of Gortnaboul.


1817. Susan Kerin born in Clare. Parents not stated. She went to North America in 1849, and lived most of the time in Connecticut until 1854, when she went to Dubuque, Iowa. There, in 1862, she married P M O’Keefe (bc1817, Cork), a Catholic.
[ Extracted by Cathy Joynt Labath of Iowa from Historical and Biographical Records of Black Hawk county, Iowa, 1886 and donated to the County Clare Library]


1821. [Sunday Halfpenny Collection, Barefield Catholic Church, parishes of Doora and Kilraghtis.]
Collectors include Anthony Enraght; John Kerin; Rev David Kenny PP; Andrew Kerin (senior); Andrew Kerin (junior); Joseph Enright.


1823. Bridget (Biddy) Kerin born county Clare, location otherwise unknown. Parents unknown.
[Passenger list, Barque David Malcolm. 226 passengers from Plymouth to South Australia departed 2 January 1854] Captain Alexander Sinclair, including-Bridget (Biddy) Kerin bc 1823, farm servant from county Clare.

1824. Andrew Kerin.
[Patrick O’Kelly, The Aonian Kaleidoscope; or, A collection of original poems (Cork, 1824). List of subscribers.]


1824. Michael Kerin of Church Street, Ennis.
Michael Kerin of Church Street was an agent of the Patriotic Fire and Life Office in 1824. This may well have been the same Michael Kerin who was listed as a linen and woollen draper in Church Street.
[Seán Spellissy (1996): The Merchants of Ennis. Page 100.
Pigot’s Directory, 1824.]


1824. Timothy Kerin was a Physician in Arthur's Row.
[Seán Spellissy (1996): The Merchants of Ennis. Page 100.
Pigot’s Directory, 1824.]
See 1815 and 1837.


1826. Drowning of two unnamed sons of Andrew Kerin of Balliallia, and Colman O’Loghlen son of Colman O’Loghlen, and his servant, on Dromore Lake, Ennis.
[Dublin Evening Post, December 1826.]


1831. At Cappa, Miss Kerin daughter of the late John Kerin of Ballyalla, County Clare, Esq.
[ Limerick Chronicle, 5 March 1831]


1831. Andrew Kerin died.
At the residence of his son in law, Robert Ledger in Limerick.
[Limerick Chronicle 17 August 1831. Clare Journal 18 August 1831. Ennis Chronicle August 1831.]
Probate of Will, 1835.


1834. In Ennis, at an advanced age, Miss Mary Kerin (death).
[ Limerick Chronicle, 21 May 1834]


1834. At his house, Miltown Malbay, Mrs Kerin wife of J Kerin Esq.
[ Limerick Chronicle, 24 September 1834]


1834. James Kerin of Nuan.
[Abstract of the Deeds enrolled in Chancery 1834-1839, dated 12th Dec 1834] between James Kerin of Nuan and Malachy O'Loghlen of Viewmount (Crusheen), a cousin of Colman O’Loghlen who died 1810, and of his son Michael O’Loghlen of Dublin and Dromconora (Nutfield) who died 1842.
12th December 1834 (not verbatim)
James of Nuan, Co. Clare of one part. Malachy O’Loghlen of Viewpoint Co. Clare one part.
Wherby said Kerin for the purpose of docking, barring and destroying all estates tail and in consideration of 50 / so? Granted, released and confirmed to Malachy O’Loghlen, to farm and lands of Nuan, Owen, Owennoughtleragh called Grotly and Kileennoughtleragh in the parish of Dysart Inchiquin in Co. Clare. To hold in trust to the use of said James Kerin, his heirs and assigns for ever Inrolled? 12th Dec 1834 p.17.
1837. At his house in Arthur’s Row, Ennis at an advanced age, on Saturday, after a long and tedious illness, T Kerin Esq MD. [ Limerick Chronicle, 18 January 1837]
1837. Timothy Kerin MD of Ennis. Probate.
[Diocesan and Prerogative Wills.]
See 1815 and 1824.


1839. Michael Kerin, son of Michael Kerin of Ennis, cloth merchant, admitted as attorney. Educated at Ennis College.
[Kings Inns Admissions Papers, p 267.]
See his father in 1824.
Did this Michael Kerin marry Nancy Fitzgerald? See 1841 birth.
See 1846.

1839. “Surgeon Kerin appointed Physician to the Irish Constabulary is a near relative of the Master of the Rolls (Michael O’Loghlen). Mr Kerin is nephew to the late Rev John Kerin, Rector of Killury, Kerry.” [Limerick Chronicle, 26 October 1839]

1841. John Kerin baptised, son of Michael Kerin and Nancy Fitzgerald.
[Parish of Doora and Kilraghtis baptism]
Michael Kerin seems a son of one of the Kerins of Ruan, having regard to the location of the baptism.


1842. Surgeon Kerin a pallbearer at the Dublin leg of the funeral for Sir Michael O’Loghlen.
[ Freeman’s Journal, 6 October 1842. Derry Journal, 11 October 1842.]


1843.
N Kerin Esq, Nouen, Ruan.
Nath Kerin, Nouen, Ruan.
John Kerin, Esq; Lissiline.
John Kerin Esq, Ballymacrogan.
[Tithe Applotment Books. Occupiers in parish of Ruan, April 1843.]
No Kerin occupier in parish of Dysert.
See also 1848 and 1852.


1846. Catherine and Margaret Kerin taught in the National Infants' School in Chapel Lane.
[Seán Spellissy (1996): The Merchants of Ennis. Page 100.]


1846. Michael Kerin of Church Street was an attorney, a linen draper and haberdasher, and an agent for an assurance company, the Patriotic. He was still practising law ten years later and promoting Patriotic Assurance; was a land agent and had moved to the Causeway.
[Seán Spellissy (1996): The Merchants of Ennis. Page 100.]


1846. John Kerin, of Arthur’s Row, Ennis.
[Slater’s Directory, 1846.]


1848. Anne Kerin, died. Eldest daughter of the late Michael Kerin of Ennis.
[Cork Examiner, 21 April 1848.]


1848. Mick Kerin of Inchiquin and Nathaniel Kerin of Ruan. [ William S O’Brien petition]


1849. Mrs Kerin died at Ennis, wife of Michael Kerin, 19 October 1849.
[Freeman’s Journal 27 October 1849- Tipperary Clans Archive.]


1850. Marriage of Fergus Curtin and Mary Kerin, at New Quay.
Witnesses: John Kerin and Timothy Kerin.
See 1863.


1851. Rev Joseph Kerin died.
[“Clare Journal”]
10 November 1851
Death
At Leeds, the Rev Joseph Kerin, a native of Clare.


1852. John Kerin died.
[“Limerick Chronicle”]
10 July 1852
Death
At Ballymacrogan, county Clare, after a few days illness, John Kerin, Esq, aged 83.
Courtesy Mr Peter Beirne, County Clare Library.
[Death reported, also, in Clare Journal of 19 May 1852 and either the Limerick Reporter or the Tipperary Vindicator of 13 July 1852, according to Tipperary Clans Archive.]
Compare 1688- same townland of Ballymacrogan, perhaps occupied by Kerin families for over 150 years.
Compare 1843.
No Kerin living at Ballymacrogan in 2022, or during recent decades, according to Frances O’Halloran of Ruan.


1852. Kerin birth.
At Ennis, the wife of Michael Kerin Esq, solicitor, of a son.
[Limerick Chronicle, 15 December 1852. Cork Examiner, 17 December 1852.]


1853. Kerin marriage.
Mr Michael Hynes, New Quay, to Miss Kerin, eldest daughter of Mrs Kerin, Clonugarane, County Clare.
[ Limerick Chronicle, 12 February 1853]


1853. Kerin marriage.
Thomas Kerin of Finavarra Cottage to Miss Glynn, daughter of Mr John Glynn of Fahy, County Clare.
[ Limerick Chronicle, 12 May 1853]


1853. Kerin marriage.
Yesterday morning, at Ennis Church, by the Rev Mr Tatton, John Petty Esq CE and nephew to John Hill Esq County Surveyor, to Therese daughter of the late Michael Kerin Esq of this town.
[ Clare Journal, 20 October 1853]


1854. Kerin birth.
At Ennis, the Lady of Michael Kerin Esq, of a daughter.
[ Limerick Chronicle, 9 December 1854]


1855. Kerin birth.
In Ennis, Mrs John Kerin, of a daughter.
[ Limerick Chronicle, 28 December 1855]


1858. Aary Kerin baptism, child of Michael Kerin and Margaret Byrt.
[Catholic baptisms.]


1859. Andrew Kerin married Kate Walsh, 5 March 1859.
[Kilfenora marriages.]


1859. Timothy Kerin married Susan O’Brien, 7 March 1859.
[Kilfenora marriages.]


1862. Pat and Bridget Kerin (twins) baptism. Children of John Kerin and Jane O’Brien.
[Catholic baptisms.]


1862. Eliza Mary Kerin, daughter of the late Michael Kerin Esq, married (at Ennis) William Molony, merchant.
[Cork Examiner, 12 February 1862.]


1862. Michael Kerin TC, and John Kerin TC. Signatories.
[Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette of 18 May 1862- Departure of Rev Ward.]


1863. John Kerin died 26 August 1863.
Primary beneficiary: Fergus Curtin.
Secondary beneficiary: Mary Kerin.
[Calendar of Wills and Administrations.]
See 1850.


1901. Census:
District Electoral Division, Ruan:
Templemaley parish:
One family with surname Kerin, at Ballycarroll.


Dysert parish:
Nil.


Ruan parish:
Nil. None at e.g. Nooan; Ballymacrogan; or Oankeagh.


Note: many Kerin surnames elsewhere.


1911. Census.
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