John R. HEANEY and Margaret McGONEGAL
County Donegal, Ireland to the Upper Ottawa Valley
Here is a photo, sent in by Clarissa, showing her grandparents
William H. Heaney and Margaret Ann Gordon in 1903.
More photos posted today, further down on this page.
March 15, 2007:
My Grandfather was William Heaney born July 6,1873, died Jan. 25,1956--
wife Margaret Ann Gordon ,born 1875, Renfrew Co. Ross TWSP,Ont.
Died-Nov 18,1949. Married june 25,1902 Beachburg, Ont.
G. Grandfather-Robert J Heaney born- dec.15,1837- died Aug.5,1893---
wife -Francis Ann Gordon-Born 1835 died May 23, 1913.May have
married in Ont.
G G Grandfather was Hugh J Heaney sr. born early 1800's---
wife- Mary Mellon born around the same time as Hugh, they had 3
children that I know of, Hugh Jr. ,Robert, & Elizabeth.
Hugh Sr. & Mary married : Portage Du Fort. G G G, Grandfather was
John R Heaney,born in Ireland, County of Donegal, Monroe , late 1700's,
wife-Margaret McGonegal Born ? married Portage Du Fort. John had a
younger brother, a school teacher who came over a couple of years later.
James & Bridget Mc Kinnon-----PDF-Hugh & Margaret MC Glauglin witness
for John . Thomas Heaney --wife Sarah Rosseter -Witness- James & Bridget
Mc Kinnon----PDG-James & Elizabeth Sonett. Hugh & Mary's Dau. married
La Mab Nadeau in Chapeau, Quebec Sept.28,1856. Witness: John Heaney -
(& Margaret Whelan, she lived on Allumette Island) I am still looking for
information on John Hugh JR. & Francis Ann Gordon parents. Still waiting
to hear from Mrs. Evans.
The Heaney's when they first arrived spelt their last name Haney, It was
Thomas that taught them how to spell it right. Also spelt it with double e's.
John had other brothers. Hugh Jr. Married & went to Ogdensburg N Y,
Can you tell me where I can find out about him?
August 11, 2007:
I found these in the census ,under Waltham & Bryson Agriculture, Quebec .
40- Haney Robert m 48 Que,Meth. farmer-lot 19-con.6 Irish married
41- HANEY (?) Margaret f 48 Que.Ireland Meth-married
42- Haney Robert m 21 Que,Meth Labourer
43- Haney Thomas m 18 Que,Meth
44- Haney William m 16 Que, Meth
45- Haney Matthew m 12 Que, Meth
46- Haney Alexander m 10 Que,Meth
47- Haney Elizabeth f 6 Que, Meth
48- Haney Catherine f 4 Que, Meth
Haney 1881 Census @ ca.qc.096a family 174
17- Haney Thomas m 37 Que, W,Meth Irish,Teacher, Married
18- Haney (?) Diania f 35, Que, W.Meth , English, Married (Sarah Rosseter)
19- Haney William m 15,Que,W. Meth Irish , Student
20- Haney Victor m 12 Que, " " " Son
21- Haneey Mary F 9 Que, " " " Dau.
22- Haney Maggie F 5 Que, " " " Dau.
23- Haney Francis M 1 Que, " " " Son
Can you add these to Robert Heaney's family?
August 18, 2007:
Would you add this to the Robert Heaney family.
1885 Mattawa, Ont.
Hugh Haney, 34,labourer, Waltham, Pontiac County, Quebec
S/O Hugh and Mary Haney, same address, married Susan Levins, 35, widow,
Scotland, Pembroke, Ontario. D/O James & Catherine Levins.
witnesses: J.Calolan & F.M.Bray, both of North Bay, Ont. Feb.11,1885 at Mattawa.
February 17, 2010:
Here is another photo, sent in by Clarissa, showing her ancestor, William Heaney at one of the J.R. Booth Lumber Camps
in the year 1900.
This photo has also been posted to our Lumbering in the Ottawa and Gatineau Valleys web page.
February 18, 2010: (more photos)
March 24, 2010:
Marriage of John R Heaney( Haney) son of Hugh & Mary Whelan,
married Frances Ann Gordon,Ireland, Aug.21,1866, Renfrew County, Ont.
Frances was the daughter of Robert & Mary ( Love ) Gordon from
Rathmelton,County of Donegal, northern Ireland.
Mary Mellon remarried:
564- Belanger Narcisse- 05-07-1853- Mellon Marie ( Mary )
Jcqs & Mary Boisvert -Chapeau, Que.-Widow of Hugh Haney
April 7, 2011:
Anne Burgess has contributed a new web page for the Mellon family.
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