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Peter Donovan

Death Date : 20 Nov 1885

Peter Donovan

Julia Wholey

Death Date : 6 Jul 1916

Julia Wholey (photo: Ellen Hegerman)


New Hampshire
United States


Peter Donovan was a son of Denis Donovan and Julia Wholey of Corran, Leap, West Cork.
Julia Wholey was a daughter of Richard Wholey and Mary Donovan of Knockskagh, Leap, West Cork

Peter Donovan (22) of Concord, New Hampshire and Julia Wholly (21) of Lawrence married on 4 November 1851 in Lawrence, Massachusetts.  (The copy of their marriage record is the last one on the below image)


Children born in New Hampshire:

Mary Donovan, 29 Nov 1852.  Mary died 30 July 1918 at Berlin, Coos, NH

Ellen Donovan, 13 Oct 1854.  Ellen died 15 Feb 1869

Denis Oscar Donovan, 18 June 1856.  Denis married Katherine V Garvey.  Dennis died 12 Dec 1928 in Sioux Falls, SD

Julia A Donovan, 18 June 1858.  Julia married Terence P McGowan.  Julia died 30 June 1926 in Portland, Maine

Peter Donovan,  1861.  Peter died 24 Jan 1862 in Lawrence, Essex, MA

John P Donovan, 14 Mar 1864.  John married Catherine A Monahan.  John died 17 Apr 1932 at Gary, Lake, Indiana

Joseph M Donovan, 28 Apr 1866.  Joseph married Matilda P Martin.  Joseph died 11 June 1945 at Vancouver, Clark, Washington

Katherine Ellen Donovan, 7 Aug 1875.  Katherine married Allen J Porteus.  Katherine died 22 Feb 1963 at Berlin, Coos, NH


Census 1860:

Census 1870:

Census 1880:

Name Peter Donovan
Age 54
Birth Date Abt 1826
Birthplace Ireland
Home in 1880 Bethlehem, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA
House Number 193
Dwelling Number 220
Race White
Gender Male
Relation to Head of House Self (Head)
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Julia Donovan
Father's Birthplace Ireland
Mother's Birthplace Ireland
Occupation Farmer
Neighbors View others on page
Household members
Name Age
Peter Donovan 54
Julia Donovan 45
Mary J. Donovan 27
Dennis Donovan 23
Julia A. Donovan 21
John P. Donovan 16
Joseph A. Donovan 14
Catharine E. Donovan 4

Death of Peter:
Peter died on 20 Nov 1885 at Bethlehem, Grafton County, New Hampshire

Census 1900: (8 children born and 6 living)

Census 1910:

Death of Julia:
Julia died on 6 July 1916 at Berlin, Coos County, New Hampshire

Death records for Peter and Julia


Peter and Julia are buried in St Mary-Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts
view here on



St Mary-Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence, MA

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