Manx Genealogy

Re: John Cannell and Elinor Caine of Kirk Michael

The Catherine Kaighin that Frances mentions married Daniel Cannell 23 Jun 1750, Michael. She was christened 22 Jul 1722, Michael; d/o John Kaighin and Catherine Cannell.

There were six other children of John and Catherine: Mary (1718), John (1720 - d. 1721), John (1724), Leonora (1728), William (1730 - d. 1730) and Thomas (1731).

John, the father was the son of Gilbert Kaighin and Catherine Caine (m. 23 Jun 1678, German)

Gilbert was the son of Robert Kaighin and Margaret Savage (m. 19 Mar 1657, German)

All of the above resided at the Phurt (port), Michael which has been lost due to coastal erosion

Robert was the son of John Kaighin and Averick (or Alice) Kerran (or Corrin) (m. about 1608)

John resided at Ballacregga, Michael establishing a long line of Kaighins who lived there for 250 years

John was the son of Morris Kaighin and Catherine Shimmin (m. about 1583)

Morris was the son of Gilbert McCaghen

Morris and Gilbert resided at Ballanayre, German