Mary Jane Horan

Born: 1864 Tiglinn, Co. Wicklow, Rep. of Ireland.
Died: 11 June 1931.

Father: Benjamin Horan
Mother: Deborah Whatley 

Married: Jonathan Verney Oakley, 1898, Wicklow.


Jonathan Verney , b. 1899, Birr, d. 13 September 1974, Dublin.
Benjamin, b. 4 June 1901, Birr, Co. Offaly, d. 15 March 1957, Birr.
Eveline, b. 1903, d. 1963, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary, Rep. of Ireland.



Sister started a confectionery business in Birr. Mary Jane came to work in the business and eventually took it over.

Other information:

Was eldest of a family of 10 children. Was quiet, hardworking and capable. Also demanded high standards of staff.

Below is 1898 wedding photograph.

Jonathan Verney Oakley & Mary Jane Horan wedding