Bridget Boyle

Brief Life History of Bridget

When Bridget Boyle was born in 1792, in County Armagh, Ireland, her father, Edward James Boyle, was 25 and her mother, Mary Pibworth, was 21. She married Michael Hagan about 1811, in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 14 January 1878, in Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 86, and was buried in Saint Edward's Cemetery, Salem, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Michael Hagan
Bridget Boyle
Marriage: about 1811
Patrick Hagan
Michael Hagan
Mary Hagan
James Hagan
Hugh Hagan
Alice Ellen Hagan

Sources (6)

  • census
  • Marriage
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 152344797 Bridget Boyle

Spouse and Children

World Events (6)


Battle of Antrim.


The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.


The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Liam, Declan, Fergus, John Patrick, Padraic, Seamus, Aileen, Brigid, Cathal, Colm, Conn.

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Baoighill ‘descendant of Baoigheall’, a personal name of uncertain meaning, perhaps from baoth ‘rash’ + geall ‘pledge’.

Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Biéville, near Caen, Normandy, formerly Boiavilla. The Boyle earls of Glasgow, lords of Kelburne (Ayrshire) are descended from Adam son of Gilbert son of Richer de Boiville. In 12th-century England, men named de Boiville held land in Millom and Saint Bees, Cumberland, and were associated with grants of land in Gloucestershire.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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The Hagan Family

The Hagan family resided in a little townland of Castleroach in the county of Louth, Ireland. They attended the Dundalk Parish and were of the Catholic faith. They were known as very respectable and i …

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