John Timothy Lemass

John Timothy Lemass

Birth
County Dublin, Ireland
Death 6 Jan 1947 (aged 79)
County Dublin, Ireland
Burial Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Plot YC 152
Memorial ID 126928929 · View Source
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Father of Sean Lemass, Taoiseach of Ireland 1959-1966.


Son of John Lemass and Clara Murphy Lemass, of Dublin City.
John Lemass of 14 Stafford Street, son of Peter and Ellen Lemass, married Clara Murphy of 14 Stafford Street, daughter of Timothy and Elizabeth Murphy, on 27 July 1862 at St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough Street, Dublin.


The marriage of John Lemass and Francis Phelan was registered in Dublin South district in Q1, 1897.

John Lemass, of 15 Usher's Quay, son of John Lemass and Clara Murphy of 15 Usher's Quay, married Frances Phelan, of Belmont Terrace, Donnybrook, daughter of Denis Phelan and Rosanna Hughes of Belmont Avenue, on 3 February 1897, at St. Mary's Church, Donnybrook, Dublin.
The witnesses were John O'Reilly of 16 Wellington Quay and Mary Byrne of 2, Ashford Cottage, North Circular Road.


In the 1901 census, the Lemass family were living at 2, Capel Street, Dublin.
2 other families lived in the building.
The building had 9 rooms, and housed 17 people.
The Lemass family lived in 4 rooms.
Present were,
John Lemass, aged 33, a Hatter and Outfitter, married, born in Dublin city.
Frances, his wife, aged 28, married, born in Dublin city.

Children,
Noel, son, aged 3, born in Dublin city.
John, son, aged 1, born in Dublin Co.
Mary, daughter, aged 1 week,

also present,
Sarah Murphy, a visitor, aged 31, a hospital nurse, born in Co. Wicklow,
Margaret Dooley, a nurse, aged 18, born in Co. Clare



In the 1911 census, the Lemass family were living at 2, Capel Street, Dublin.
Present were,
John Lemass, aged 43, a Mens Outfitter, married, born in Dublin city.
Frances, his wife, aged 39, married, born in Co. Dublin.
They had been married 14 years and had 7 children, 6 of whom were alive.

Children,
Noel, son, aged 13, born in Dublin city.
John son, aged 11, born in Dublin Co.
[b. 15.7.1899]
Alice, daughter, aged 10, born in Dublin city.
Clare, daughter, aged 7, born in Dublin Co.
Patrick, son, aged 4, born in Dublin Co.
Mary, daughter, aged 1, born in Dublin city.
[b. 23 May 1909]

Elizabeth Kelly, aged 19, a domestic servant, was also present.

Winifred M. Lemass was born on 2 February 1905.


Family Members


Inscription


in loving memory of
Capt. NOEL LEMASS
died 3rd July 1923
PATRICK PHELAN LEMASS
died 9th June 1926
their parents
JOHN TIMOTHY LEMASS
died 8th Jan. 1947
FRANCES LEMASS
died 8th April 1961
and their daughter MAI
died 3rd Jan 1960


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  • Created by: John
  • Added: 26 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126928929
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Timothy Lemass (8 Apr 1867–6 Jan 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126928929, citing Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .