Bridget Fare

Birth Name Bridget Fare
Gender female
Age at Death unknown


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth   County Galway, Ireland   1a
Event Note

The 1901 Census said Bridget was born in 1853.
Her probable death record said she was born in 1851.
She married in 1869 and had children until at least 1880.

Census (Wife) March 31, 1901 Conagher Townland, Dunmore Civil Parish, County Galway, Ireland   1a
Event Note

This must be them. Patrick said his mother was alive in 1907. Is the son Michael in this household the same person as the son William born in 1875? Or what happened to William and where is Michael's civil birth record and parish baptism?

1901 Census of Ireland
31 March 1901
house 17 in Conagher (Addergoole, Galway)

Michael Quinn, 65, farmer
Bridget Quinn, 48, farmer's wife
Michael Quinn, 26, farmer's son
Julia McHugh, 15, servant
all born in Galway, all Catholic, all speak Irish and English

brick, stone, or concrete wall, thatched or wood roof, 2, 3, or 4 rooms, 3 windows in front of house = 2nd class dwelling

Residence August 28, 1907 Conagher Townland, Dunmore Civil Parish, County Galway, Ireland   2a
Event Note

When Bridget's son Patrick left Queenstown for the US, he said his nearest relative in Ireland was his mother Bridget in Conagher, Tuam.

Death January 3, 1909 Conagher Townland, Dunmore Civil Parish, County Galway, Ireland   3a
Event Note

Tuam, Dunmore, Galway
Conagher, January 3, 1909
Bridget Quinn, farmer's widow, 58, of uterine carcinoma, 4 years, diffuse peritoneal carcinoma, 6 months, certified. informant: Michael Quinn, son, of Conagher, informant.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father John Fare
         Bridget Fare January 3, 1909


Family of Michael Quinn and Bridget Fare

Married Husband Michael Quinn ( b. d. January 3, 1902 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage February 4, 1869 Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland   4a
Event Note

Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915 (via
Kilcommon and Robeen, Diocese of Tuam
February 4, 1869
Michl Quinn to Bridget Faire
witnesses Mathew? Michael Mawlin? Quinn and Anne? Jane Landry

Civil record:
Married February 4, 1869, at the Roman Catholic Chapel of Kilcommon, Registrar's District of Hollymount, County Mayo:
Michael Quinn, farmer, a bachelor of full age, of Cunnaher. father: William, a farmer
Bridget Faire, farmer's daughter, a spinster of full age, of Bushfield. father: John Faire, a farmer.
Married by Edm King, P.P., in the presence of Martin Quinn and Ann Jane Anderson.



Name Birth Date Death Date
Catherine QuinnMay 4, 1870
Patrick Francis QuinnFebruary 4, 1873
Michael QuinnJune 25, 1875
John Joseph Quinnabout January 11, 1878December 27, 1945
Thomas QuinnApril 15, 1880

Source References

  1. 1901 Census of Ireland
      • Page: house 17 in Conagher (Addergoole, Galway)
  2. New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924
      • Page: SS Carmania from Queenstown 28 August 1907, arrived New York September 3, 1907
  3. Irish Civil Registration Records, Deaths
      • Page: January 3, 1909, Tuam RD, Dunmore, Galway, in Conagher Townland
  4. Ireland Catholic Parish Registers
      • Page: Feb 4, 1869, Kilcommon and Robeen, Archdiocese of Tuam