James and Ellen Williams James Patrick Williams (according to microfilm records for the Roman Catholic Parish of Clara) was married to a Ellen Brennan in February 1826. They lived on a farm that extended into three townlands; Castlewarren, Ballinvally, and Ballyvallden, c. Kilkenny Ireland. Ellen Brennan is listed on some charts as Nelly or Julia. Her Parents were Patrick Brennan & Mary Tobin, she was b. in Knockdeen Townland of Castlewarren, Parish of Clara, Kilkenny c. 1810. Ellen had one brother Thomas W. Brennan.