Callahan Genealogy

 

Info on this page has been intentionally limited to five generations to protect the personal data of individuals still alive today. I hope that you see some names that you recognize. My research is very near another milestone as I am working now to prove that John Callihan of Rockingham County , Virginia was the son of John Callihan a resident of Ireland. When I make that connection I will post it here.

When John Callihan, son of John Callihan of Virginia, moved to South Louisiana, and married Marie Boudreaux, the records were entered at the courthouse  and spelled his name as Callahan rather than Callihan. His other three  siblings who moved to Ohio remained Callihans. Technically all Callahans in South Louisiana are actually Callihans.

Travis J. Callahan

 

Descendants of John Callihan

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. JOHN1 CALLIHAN was born 1755 in Rockingham, VA. He married NANCY BOLLEEN 1778.

 

Children of JOHN CALLIHAN and NANCY BOLLEEN are:

i. CORNELIUS2 CALLIHAN, b. December 17, 1779, Rockingham, VA.

ii. THOMAS CALLIHAN, b. 1780, Rockingham, VA; d. September 05, 1841, Licking County, OH.

2. iii. JOHN (JEAN) CALLIHAN, b. 1781, Rockingham,Virginia; d. December 13, 1844, Thibodeaux , Louisiana.

iv. ANNE CALLIHAN, b. 1785, Rockingham, VA; d. 1850, Ohio.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN (JOHN1) was born 1781 in Rockingham,Virginia, and died December 13, 1844 in Thibodeaux , Louisiana. He married MARIE JOSEPHE BOUDREAUX February 06, 1809 in Donaldsonville, LA, daughter of BENJAMIN BOUDREAUX and ANNE FERGUSON. She was born 1791, and died 1841.

 

Children of JOHN CALLIHAN and MARIE BOUDREAUX are:

3. i. BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3 CALLAHAN, b. January 30, 1824, Terrebone Parish, LA; d. December 16, 1895.

ii. JEAN BAPTISTE CALLAHAN, b. March 25, 1819, Assumption Parish, LA; m. PAULINE ESTIVE, February 04, 1843, Thibodeaux , Louisiana.

iii. ROMAIN GEDEON CALLAHAN, b. January 18, 1812, Plattenville, LA; m. CLEONISE BATHILDE BOUDREAUX, January 23, 1843, Thibodeaux , Louisiana.

4. iv. AUGUSTE GERAZIME RAPHAEL CALLAHAN, b. Plattenville, LA.

v. JOSEPH ZEPHIRIN ARMAND CALLAHAN, b. January 30, 1824, Thibodeaux , Louisiana; d. November 23, 1824, Thibodeaux , Louisiana.

vi. JEAN SILVANIE CALLAHAN, b. January 07, 1829, Thibodeaux , Louisiana.

vii. ROSE EUGENIE CALLAHAN, b. September 05, 1821, Thibodeaux , Louisiana.

viii. ZEPHIRIN ERMOGENE CALLAHAN, b. January 30, 1824, Thibodeaux , Louisiana.

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3 CALLAHAN (JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born January 30, 1824 in Terrebone Parish, LA, and died December 16, 1895. He married (1) ASPASIE MEAUX, daughter of ARVELIAN MEAUX and CARALINE FAULK. He married (2) MARIE AUSOLETTE. She was born 1819.

 

Children of BENJAMIN Abraham CALLAHAN and ASPASIE MEAUX are:

5. i. BENJAMIN4 CALLAHAN, b. February 27, 1872; d. January 02, 1959, Erath, Louisiana.

ii. ASPASIE CORA CALLAHAN, b. April 07, 1874; d. June 17, 1892; m. NONE, Not Married.

6. iii. ELI CALLAHAN, b. August 31, 1880; d. May 23, 1962.

7. iv. ATHANAS CALLAHAN, b. September 04, 1876; d. May 08, 1961.

 

4. AUGUSTE GERAZIME RAPHAEL3 CALLAHAN (JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born in Plattenville, LA. He married MATHILDE BOUDREAUX November 19, 1838 in Thibodeaux , Louisiana.

 

Child of AUGUSTE CALLAHAN and MATHILDE BOUDREAUX is:

i. LOUISE VICTORINE4 CALLAHAN, b. August 25, 1839; m. JOSEPH JOACHIM PORCHE, July 02, 1855, Houma, Louisiana; b. Assumption Parish, LA.

 

Generation No. 4

 

5. BENJAMIN4 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born February 27, 1872, and died January 02, 1959 in Erath, Louisiana. He married ELEANOR SANCHEZ November 03, 1898, daughter of ANTOINE SANCHEZ and EUPHEMIE LANDRY. She was born March 10, 1880, and died March 21, 1954.

 

Children of BENJAMIN CALLAHAN and ELEANOR SANCHEZ are:

8. i. LEON5 CALLAHAN, b. March 24, 1900; d. June 24, 1959.

9. ii. JOHN GRANVILLE CALLAHAN, b. August 13, 1901; d. December 01, 1973.

10. iii. JOSEPH FREDDIE CALLAHAN, b. December 13, 1902, Erath, Louisiana; d. Rayne, Louisiana.

iv. WILLIE HILLARD CALLAHAN, b. August 07, 1905; d. February 20, 1932; m. KIZZIE DUHON.

11. v. LUCAS CALLAHAN, b. July 07, 1907; d. May 08, 1978.

vi. JOSEPH CLARENCE CALLAHAN, b. March 09, 1909; d. May 1916.

12. vii. FENWICK BENJAMIN CALLAHAN, b. April 09, 1911; d. September 16, 1970.

viii. LILLIAN CALLAHAN, b. December 19, 1913; d. April 08, 1988, Abbeville, LA; m. ERNEST L. NEAL; b. April 20, 1904; d. May 27, 1971, Erath ,LA.

13. ix. RITA CALLAHAN, b. March 18, 1917.

14. x. IVEY JOSEPH CALLAHAN, b. April 23, 1920; d. September 18, 1994, Abbeville,Louisiana.

 

6. ELI4 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born August 31, 1880, and died May 23, 1962. He married ROSE LA FOSSE.

 

Children of ELI CALLAHAN and ROSE LA FOSSE are:

15. i. PEARL5 CALLAHAN, b. August 26, 1913.

16. ii. EARL CALLAHAN, b. December 31, 1915.

iii. ERNEST CALLAHAN, b. December 31, 1915; m. (1) SARA RUTH BOWS; m. (2) MARY MANNING.

17. iv. CATHERINE M. CALLAHAN, b. May 06, 1918.

18. v. ELAINE E. CALLAHAN, b. September 12, 1922.

 

7. ATHANAS4 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born September 04, 1876, and died May 08, 1961. He married EMMA BOASSO January 18, 1899. She was born August 12, 1876, and died April 07, 1936.

 

Children of ATHANAS CALLAHAN and EMMA BOASSO are:

19. i. GRACE MARIE5 CALLAHAN, b. March 14, 1902.

20. ii. STERLING ANDREW CALLAHAN SR., b. December 25, 1903; d. May 18, 1983.

21. iii. FLOYD EUGENE CALLAHAN, b. October 06, 1905; d. March 25, 1976.

22. iv. ANABEL MARGURITE CALLAHAN, b. April 16, 1908; d. October 21, 1961.

23. v. EARLINE EUGENIE CALLAHAN, b. March 13, 1900; d. August 28, 1991.

 

Generation No. 5

 

8. LEON5 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born March 24, 1900, and died June 24, 1959. He married LILLIAN CUNNINGHAM.

 

Child of LEON CALLAHAN and LILLIAN CUNNINGHAM is:

i. JOHNNIE6 CALLAHAN.

 

9. JOHN GRANVILLE5 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born August 13, 1901, and died December 01, 1973. He married ELIDA BROUSSARD. She was born November 01, 1905, and died January 20, 1982.

 

Children of JOHN CALLAHAN and ELIDA BROUSSARD are:

i. THELMA6 CALLAHAN, m. LUKE J. TARVER.

ii. JOHN LOVELACE CALLAHAN, b. October 16, 1924, Orange, Texas; d. July 03, 1988, Orange, TX; m. MARY KATHERINE TAYLOR, June 06, 1943, Hutchinson, KS; b. November 04, 1924, Stafford, KS; d. November 12, 1992, Hutchinson, KS.

iii. MATTHEW CLARENCE CALLAHAN.

 

10. JOSEPH FREDDIE5 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born December 13, 1902 in Erath, Louisiana, and died in Rayne, Louisiana. He married HAZEL IRENE RICHARDSON. She was born September 24, 1912.

 

Children of JOSEPH CALLAHAN and HAZEL RICHARDSON are:

i. JOSEPH CLARENCE6 CALLAHAN, b. May 27, 1927; d. February 23, 2002, Alexandria, LA; m. (1) FRANCES BERNICE BARNIDGE; b. November 21, 1927, Elmer, LA; m. (2) UNA MARGARET ANDRIES, February 27, 1967, Rapides Parish, LA; b. December 18, 1939, Alexandria, LA.

ii. BETTIE MAE CALLAHAN, b. Private, Hackberry, Louisiana; m. JOSEPH PAUL PIAZZA; b. November 24, 1925, Melville,Louisiana.

 

11. LUCAS5 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born July 07, 1907, and died May 08, 1978. He married LILLIAN MCMILLAN.

 

Child of LUCAS CALLAHAN and LILLIAN MCMILLAN is:

i. CYNTHIA6 CALLAHAN, b. Private.

 

12. FENWICK BENJAMIN5 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born April 09, 1911, and died September 16, 1970. He married ROSALIE.

 

Child of FENWICK CALLAHAN and ROSALIE is:

i. LARRY6 CALLAHAN.

 

13. RITA5 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born March 18, 1917. She married ROMELUS SONNIER August 18, 1934. He was born January 22, 1904.

 

Children of RITA CALLAHAN and ROMELUS SONNIER are:

i. ALBERT HILLARD6 SONNIER, d. October 12, 2004, Lafayette, LA; m. GLORIA ANNAISE RICHARD, December 14, 1963.

ii. JUANITA SONNIER, b. December 08, 1935; m. DALLAS BABINEAUX; b. November 04, 1932, Kaplan, Louisiana; d. March 18, 1992, Lafayette Louisiana.

iii. JOHN CONNELY SONNIER.

iv. BENJAMIN ROME SONNIER.

 

14. IVEY JOSEPH5 CALLAHAN (BENJAMIN4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born April 23, 1920, and died September 18, 1994 in Abbeville,Louisiana. He married WINNIE FRANCES BODIN June 21, 1941 in Orange Texas, daughter of BONIFACE BODIN and LAURENCE DELCAMBRE. She was born October 10, 1919 in New Iberia , Louisiana, and died November 29, 1994 in Abbeville, La.

 

Children of IVEY CALLAHAN and WINNIE BODIN are:

i. TRAVIS JOSEPH6 CALLAHAN, b. Private, New Iberia , Louisiana; m. DIANA MARIE VINCENT, August 12, 1961, Erath, Louisiana; b. Private, Erath, Louisiana.

ii. HARRY JAMES CALLAHAN, b. Private, Lake Charles, LA; m. GLORIA JEAN GRISWOLD, May 22, 1971, Abbeville, Louisiana; b. Private, Oshkosh ,Wisconsin.

 

15. PEARL5 CALLAHAN (ELI4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born August 26, 1913. She married ELTON P. DOMINGUE October 14, 1933.

 

Children of PEARL CALLAHAN and ELTON DOMINGUE are:

i. BARBARA ANN6 DOMINGUE, b. Private.

ii. JERRIE DOMINGUE, b. Private m. ROY SACHATANIO, June 30, 1956.

 

16. EARL5 CALLAHAN (ELI4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born Private. He married FLORENCE WINGATE. She was born 1918.

 

Children of EARL CALLAHAN and FLORENCE WINGATE are:

i. EARL WAYNE6 CALLAHAN, b. Private; m. MARTHA JANETTE WILCOX, August 19, 1961; b. Private.

ii. JOHN JAY CALLAHAN, b. Private; m. MARY SHIRLEY DRYDEN.

iii. SHARON LYNN CALLAHAN, b. Private; m. DONALD O. HARVEY.

 

17. CATHERINE M.5 CALLAHAN (ELI4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born Private. She married ALBERT E. KYLE. He was born Private.

 

Children of CATHERINE CALLAHAN and ALBERT KYLE are:

i. EARNEST6 KYLE, b. Private; m. VERNA LEE LASALLE, February 11, 1961; b. Private.

ii. SALLY KYLE, b. Private.

iii. FLORENCE KYLE, b. Private.

iv. MICHAEL KYLE, b. Private, Crowley, Louisiana; m. ELVIE JEAN PESHOFF, May 01, 1964, Sulphur, Louisiana; b. Private, Westlake, Louisiana.

v. MITCHELL G. KYLE, b. Private; m. BILLIE J. SIMON, May 16, 1970; b. Private.

 

18. ELAINE E.5 CALLAHAN (ELI4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born September 12, 1922. She married CECIL "BUCK" MONTEAUX. He was born Private.

 

Children of ELAINE CALLAHAN and CECIL MONTEAUX are:

i. BILLY DON6 CHAISSION, b.Private.

ii. BONNIE SUE CHAISSION, b. Private.

 

19. GRACE MARIE5 CALLAHAN (ATHANAS4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born March 14, 1902. She married FRED CHESNUTT September 02, 1925. He was born March 29, 1887, and died October 14, 1934.

 

Child of GRACE CALLAHAN and FRED CHESNUTT is:

i. NONE6.

 

20. STERLING ANDREW CALLAHAN5 SR. (ATHANAS4 CALLAHAN, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born December 25, 1903, and died May 18, 1983. He married YVONNE COURET February 12, 1927. She was born September 15, 1907, and died August 05, 1988.

 

Child of STERLING SR. and YVONNE COURET is:

i. STERLING ANDREW CALLAHAN6 JR., b. Private; m. BEVERLY SCHOENY, December 22, 1951; bPrivate.

 

21. FLOYD EUGENE5 CALLAHAN (ATHANAS4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born October 06, 1905, and died March 25, 1976. He married RUTH DARRELL.

 

Child of FLOYD CALLAHAN and RUTH DARRELL is:

i. NONE6.

 

22. ANABEL MARGURITE5 CALLAHAN (ATHANAS4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born April 16, 1908, and died October 21, 1961. She married JAMES ALBURTIS TAYLOR July 18, 1931. He was born September 23, 1907, and died April 11, 1918.

 

Child of ANABEL CALLAHAN and JAMES TAYLOR is:

i. BARBARA ELAINE6 TAYLOR, b. Private; m. JEAN RICHARD LEBLANC, August 23, 1958; bPrivate; d. October 01, 1975.

 

23. EARLINE EUGENIE5 CALLAHAN (ATHANAS4, BENJAMIN ABRAHAM3, JOHN (JEAN)2 CALLIHAN, JOHN1) was born March 13, 1900, and died August 28, 1991. She married OSCAR HEBERT June 29, 1927. He was born September 29, 1889, and died January 18, 1952.

 

Child of EARLINE CALLAHAN and OSCAR HEBERT is:

i. OSCAR JOSEPH6 HEBERT, b. Private; m. BARBARA MACKAY, May 05, 1962; b. Private.

 

 

Info on this page has been intentionally limited to five generations to protect the personal data of individuals still alive today. I hope that you see some names that you recognize. My research is very near another milestone as I am working now to prove that John Callihan was the son of John Callihan a resident of Ireland. When I make that connection I will post it here.

Travis J. Callahan

 

 

 

 

 

 

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