Frances <I>Phelan</I> Lemass

Frances Phelan Lemass

County Dublin, Ireland
Death 8 Apr 1961 (aged 89–90)
County Dublin, Ireland
Burial Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Plot YC 152
Memorial ID 126928951 · View Source
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Mother of Sean Lemass, Taoiseach of Ireland 1959 - 1966.

Frances Whealan, daughter of Dionitius Whealan and Rosanna Hughs, of Sandyford, was baptised in Sandyford Church [RC], Co. Dublin, in 1871.
Her sponsors were Patricius Boyle and Johanna Hughs.

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.

For further details, see the bio of her husband.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 126928951
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Phelan Lemass (1871–8 Apr 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126928951, citing Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland ; Maintained by John (contributor 47032041) .