Edward LANIGAN

Male 1843 - 1926


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  • Name  Edward LANIGAN 
    Born  08 May 1843  Co. Leitram, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Apr 1926  Atherley, Mara Twp., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  29 Apr 1926  St. Columbkille's Cemetery, Uptergrove, Mara Twp Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I1  LANIGAN
    Last Modified  23 Aug 2015 

    Family  Catherine 'Cassie' FISHER,   b. 24 Jun 1852, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Nov 1938, Atherley, Mara Twp., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Helen LANIGAN,   b. 16 Nov 1870, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1938, Soldiers' Memorial Hosp., Orillia, Simcoe Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Fisher Francis LANIGAN,   b. 1872, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1921, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Katherine LANIGAN,   b. 23 Apr 1875, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1963
     4. Mary Lorinda LANIGAN,   b. 16 Mar 1877, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1910, Atherley, Mara Twp., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Patrick Edward LANIGAN,   b. 1878, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Isabell LANIGAN,   b. 10 Jul 1880, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1972
     7. Bernard James LANIGAN,   b. 07 May 1883, Atherley, Mara Twp., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Mar 1958, Orillia, Simcoe, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • 1881 census-: Edward Lanigan:
      Gender: Male
      Age: 38y
      Birth Year: 1843
      Birthplace: Ireland
      Marital Status: Married
      Occupation: Pedlar
      Ethnicity: Irish
      Religion: Catholic
      Head of Household Name: Edward Lanigan
      Born During Last Year:
      Event Place: Orillia (Town), Simcoe North, Ontario, Canada
      District Number: 139
      Page Number: 64
      Household ID: 692338
      Family Number: 294
      Digital Folder Number: 4466638
      Image Number: 00135
      GS Film number: 1375888
      Affiliate Film Number: C-13252

      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Edward Lanigan M 38y Ireland
      Casey Lanigan F 28y Ireland
      Ellen Lanigan F 10y Ireland
      John Lanigan M 8y Ireland
      Kate Lanigan F 7y Ireland
      Mary Lanigan F 5y Ireland
      Patrick Lanigan M 3y Ireland
      Isabella Lanigan F 8m Ireland

      Citing this Record:
      "Canada Census, 1881," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVF8-MC3 : accessed 19 August 2015), Edward Lanigan, Orillia (Town), Simcoe North, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 64; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13252, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1,375,888.

      About 1883 Edward and his family relocated to Atherley, Mara Twp., where he became the Postmaster, April 1, 1883, succeeding Charles E. Hewitt. He remained the Atherley postmaster until his death in 1926. His daughter Helen, served as Postmaster until her death in 1938, then his son served as Postmaster from 1938 to his retirement in March of 1953.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] FIND A GRAVE, MEMORIAL # 100896091.


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