William FITZSIMMONS and Elizabeth LAWSON
County Armagh, Ireland to South Gloucester, Ontario, Canada

April 23, 2006:

Hi my name is Lynda Ready from Ottawa. I am researching the Fitzsimmons from South 
Gloucester, I am starting from scratch and trying to figure out who is who.  My other
surnames are Tierney, Nelligan and Fagan.  If anyone can help me my e-mail address 
is ready_lynda@yahoo.ca  

Thanks to Taylor Kennedy for the following reply to Lynda:

Hi Lynda
This is all I have on the Fitzsimmons.
... Taylor 

Descendants of William Fitzsimmons
Generation No. 1 1. WILLIAM1 FITZSIMMONS was born Abt. 1810 in County Armagh, Drumgar, Ireland, and died March 12, 1875 in Gloucester Township, Carleton County. He married ELIZABETH LAWSON. She was born Abt. 1812 in Co. Armagh, Drumgar, Ireland, and died May 21, 1900 in Gloucester Township, Carleton County. Notes for WILLIAM FITZSIMMONS: Our Lady of Visitation - Gloucester - Concession 4, Lot 28 Emmett Fitzsimmons 1880 - 1955 Rose Fitzsimmons 1886 - 1967 In memory of William Fitzsimmons, died March 12, 1875, aged 65 years, Also his loving wife Elizabeth Lawson died May 21, 1900 aged 88 years. Natives of Co. Armaugh, Drumgar, Ireland. May their souls rest in peace. William Fitzsimmons, died October 20, 1919, aged 86 years, his wife CATHERINE CUNNINGHAM died February 10, 1923, aged 83 years. This Catherine Cunningham is the daughter of John Cunningham and his first wife Catherine Gillingham. Her full name was Catherine Celia Cunningham. Notes for ELIZABETH LAWSON: Our Lady of Visitation - Gloucester - Concession 4, Lot 28 Child of WILLIAM FITZSIMMONS and ELIZABETH LAWSON is: 2. i. WILLIAM2 FITZSIMMONS, b. Abt. 1833, Co. Armaugh, Drumgar, Ireland; d. October 20, 1919, Gloucester Township, Carleton County. Generation No. 2 2. WILLIAM2 FITZSIMMONS (WILLIAM1) was born Abt. 1833 in Co. Armaugh, Drumgar, Ireland, and died October 20, 1919 in Gloucester Township, Carleton County. He married CATHERINE CELIA CUNNINGHAM, daughter of JOHN CUNNINGHAM and CATHERINE GILLINGHAM. She was born Abt. 1840 in Gloucester Township, Carleton County, and died February 10, 1923 in Gloucester Township, Carleton County. Children of WILLIAM FITZSIMMONS and CATHERINE CUNNINGHAM are: i. EMMETT3 FITZSIMMONS, b. Abt. 1880. ii. ROSE FITZSIMMONS, b. Abt. 1886. ... Taylor Kennedy ________________________ Thanks to Michael Daley for the following: Hi Lynda, for what its worth, from my view , you start with your self, you mother, your father," who were there sibling's, your Grand parents, "who were their siblings,"etc, etc, Your greats source ,often times is talking to Aunts ,Uncles, searching census , church, marriages ,records, from my notes, if this is of any help, Margaret Murray, born June 30, 1857, daughter of John Murray & Mary Thompson, married a John Fitzsimmons, I have seven children listed, Jack b, April 5 1883 , died 23 of March 1965, married,Lila Kennedy, Lizzie married a Jim Fagan, Ceciela died single, Angus married Isobelle Sneddon, Mary Margaret born Dec. 7 1886, married Jim Houlahan, Helen born Aug 2 ,1888, marriade Frank Trothier, Margaret Ethel born Sept 1895, married , Pat Leo Tierney January 27, 1919 ... Michael Daley _______________________ Here are William Fitzsimmons (son) and his wife Catherine Cunningham in 1881: 1881 Census Place: Gloucester, Russell, Ontario, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375865 NAC C-13229 Dist 104 SubDist E Div 4 Page 23 Family 97 Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace William FITZSIMMONS M M 45 Irish Ireland Occ: Farmer Religion: Catholic Catherine FITZSIMMONS F M 41 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic Catherine FITZSIMMONS F 15 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic Joseph FITZSIMMONS M 11 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic John S. FITZSIMMONS M 9 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic Mary A. FITZSIMMONS F 5 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic Lizabeth FITZSIMMONS F 3 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic Emmett FITZSIMMONS M Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic Born: Jan; *
April 19, 2011: Children of William Fitzsimmons and Elizabeth Lawson also included a Joseph Fitzsimmons 1841-1931 who had a son, John Henry Fitzsimmons 1890-1952 who had a son, Robert Fitzsimmons 1918-1975. There were many more siblings to each generation but I was just offering the direct line to me. Hope this solves something! Lily
New November 11, 2015: Baptism of Joseph Fitzsimmons, 3 May 1847 Baptism of Joseph, born at Gloucester on May 30th, son of William Fitzsimmons and Elizabeth Lawson Godparents: John Donahue / Donohue and Mary Woods (married) Record Source: The Drouin Records at ancestry.ca, for Notre Dame Cathedral in downtown Bytown
Death of Joseph Fitzsimmons

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