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James Loftus

James Loftus[1]

Male 1882 - 1959  (76 years)

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  • Name James Loftus  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Baptism 1882-11-11  [2, 3, 4
    Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland. 
    Born 10 Nov 1882  Galross, Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Assistant Manager Cinema  [3, 4
    Residence 31 March 1901  Whitehouse, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1909  101 Canning Street, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Source Belfast Street Directory. 
    Residence 2 April 1911  White Abbey, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Residence 1912 
    17 Herbert Street, Ardoyne, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland 
    Occupation 1922 
    Foundry Labourer 
    Record ID Number 27 
    _MDCL Bronchial Carcinoma, Secondaries in the spine and liver. 
    Died 14 Oct 1959  6 Errogie Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Bronchial Pneumonia
    Person ID P19  Brennancass
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2016 

    Father James Loftus,   b. 19 March 1855, Portumna, County Galway, Ireland. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1933, Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Grady,   b. 23 March 1857, Tynagh, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 June 1940, Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 31 Oct 1877  Killeen, County Galway, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    spouse-death 1933  Borrisokane, County Tipperary. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Jim and Mary were married in the Catholic Chapel of Killeen, in the registrars district of Portumna, in the County Galway by father John Darmody.The witnesses at their marriage were Michael Costello and Maria Rourke. Jim gave his occupation as carpenter. 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Laverty,   b. 1887, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1940, 63 Annick Street, Shettleston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 29 May 1909  St Mary's, Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Children 
     1. Mary Loftus,   b. 10 Oct 1910, Whiteabbey, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1924, Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)  []
     2. Patrick Loftus,   b. 8 Aug 1912, 17 Herbert Street, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 December 1986, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  []
     3. Annie Loftus,   b. 21 May 1915, 10 Green Street, Shettleston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 July 1932, 74 Denbeck Street, Shettleston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)  []
     4. Josephine Loftus,   b. 1917-08-06, 10 Reid Street, Shettleston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925-12-30, 10 Dinnett Street, Shettleston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  []
     5. Teresa Loftus,   b. 29 May 1919, 10 Reid Street, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1920, 10 Reid Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  []
     6. James Loftus,   b. 1921-05-14, 10 Reid Street, Shettleston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922-01-01, 10 Reid Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     7. Ellen Loftus,   b. 1924-01-13, 10 Dinnett Street, Shettleston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1925-05-10, Stobhill Hospital, 133 Balornock Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     8. Elizabeth Loftus,   b. 10 May 1925, 10 Dinnett Street, Shettleston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 December 1996, 1 Drumshoreland Road, Pumpherson, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rose O'Donnell Ormsby,   b. 7 Jan 1903, David Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1952, Stobhill Hospital, 133 Balornock Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1948  St Michael's RC Church, Parkhead, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F15  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos 7 photos

  • Notes 
    • [CASSIDYLOFTUSBRENNAN.FTW]
      James or Jim, as he was more commonly known, was born in Galross (rocky ground) Borrisokane, County Tipperary in November of 1882. He was baptized in the catholic church on the 11th November, 1882 and his godparents were Edward Kelly and Bridget Reid, almost certainly a relative of his paternal grandmother Mary Reid.
      He was married twice, he married his first wife Elizabeth Laverty in 1909. They had seven children together. Only two of these children made it to adulthood. After Lizzie died in 1940 He married his second wife Rose O'Donnell Ormsby.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-2129124578] Ancestry Family Trees, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.), Ancestry Family Trees.
      http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=6795344&pid=19

    2. [S-2128415710] CASSIDYLOFTUSBRENNAN.FTW.
      Date of Import: 1 Jun 2006

    3. [S-2128415711] CASSID.
      Date of Import: 21 May 2007

    4. [S-2128415712] CASSIDYZ1.FTW.
      Date of Import: 21 May 2007

    5. [S-1094022099] Web: Ireland, Census, 1901, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    6. [S-1090361884] Web: Ireland, Census, 1911, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Class: RG14.

    7. .
      Type Civil Marriages Date Of Marriage 29/05/1909 Husband Firstname JAMES Husband Surname LOFTUS Husband Townland / Street WHITEABBEY Husband Occupation LABOURER Husband Age 24 Husband Denomination Roman Catholic Husband Marital Status Bachelor (Previously unmarried) Husband Father Firstname JAMES Husband Father Surname LOFTUS Husband Father Occupation WOOD TURNER Husband Mother Firstname MARY Husband Mother Surname GRADY Husband Witness Firstname PATRICK Husband Witness Surname LOFTUS Wife Firstname ELIZABETH Wife Surname LAVERTY Wife Townland / Street WHITEABBEY Wife Occupation FLAX SPINNER Wife Age 22 Wife Denomination Roman Catholic Wife Marital Status Spinster (Previously unmarried) Wife Father Firstname JOHN Wife Father Surname LAVERTY Wife Father Occupation LABOURER Wife Mother Firstname Wife Mother Surname Wife Witness Firstname ELIZABETH Wife Witness Surname RAFFERTY Denomination Comment REV T H MCAULEY MARRIED IN ST MARY'S. Street BELFAST Roman Catholic Town BELFAST Area SHANKILL KNOCKBREDA HOLYWOOD County CO ANTRIM [CASSID 2.FTW]

    8. .
      Married by Father W A Hart. Witnesses at the marriage were John Loftus and Margaret Ormsby. At the time of her marriage to James Rose was living at 37 Whitby Street Glasgow. Rose's father was John Ormsby (Van Driver) mother Ellen Stenson.


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