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Co. Armagh is a place of paradoxes. Known as the "Orchard County" because of the numerous apple orchards scattered around its hundreds of acres, at one point in history, Armagh was also listed as the most militarised area of Western Europe, and so earned the nickname "Bandit Country". While it's true that Armagh suffered devastations during The Troubles, it has arrived into the 21st century with an incredible stock of historical places, including some of the most important religious sites in Ireland.

Armagh City, Co. Armagh

The county was named for its county town, Armagh – a tiny place of only about 15,000 inhabitants. Although it is small, Armagh Town was founded by Ireland's patron saint, St. Patrick, in the mid-400s, when he erected the principal seat of Christianity at St. Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral. To boot, the remains of Brian Boru, the most important High King of Ireland, are at rest here.

St. Patrick's Cathedral, Co. Armagh

Armagh also boasts a working observatory and planetarium, founded in 1790, and the city's public library is home to numerous historical texts, including Jonathan Swift's personal first edition copy of Gulliver's Travels, complete with manuscript corrections written in his own hand.

Armagh Observatory, Co. Armagh

Co. Armagh's countryside is a lumbering series of drumlins, flanked to the north by Lough Neagh – one of Ireland's largest lakes – and rising in the south to the 573-metre apex of Slieve Gullion, the highest point in the county.

Tassagh railway viaduct, Co. Armagh

If St. Patrick and Brian Boru aren't enough, the Navan Fort also offers a glimpse into the importance of Armagh as a civil centre in ancient Ireland. This earthen mound was once a pagan ceremonial site and, today, an interpretive visitor's centre, complete with reconstructed roundhouses, offers insight into the site's importance.

Iron age dwelling at Navan Centre & Fort, Co. Armagh

And if it's castles you're after, you can do little better than a trip to Gosford Castle. This excellently refurbished structure is a prime example of a Norman revival castle – one of the few in the world.

Gosford Castle, Gosford, Co. Armagh

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Eilir Wales101

To investigate your grandfather's origins, first of all, try tracing as much information about your him as you can. Start by obtaining his birth certificate - if he was born in Ireland, it can be ordered from the Irish General Register Office. Irish birth indexes are online on sites such as Ancestry. His birth record will establish his parents' identities, and you can then use this to trace information relating to them. Your grandfather or his parents may be on the 1901 or 1911 censuses, which will tell you where they were born. All this will form the foundation of your research, and as you move back in time you may be able to gather evidence which may or may not suggest Welsh origins. If your Jones ancestor was from Wales, then a *potential* theory could be that he served with a British army regiment that was stationed in Ireland during the 19th century, married a local girl, and then settled there.
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Eilir Wales101

It's quite likely that Robert was born in the county of Glamorgan, especially if you know for sure that his father was born there. If his Australian death certificate is the most detailed kind and therefore includes birth location details, then this could (if those details were recorded of course) help you to pin down where in Wales he was born. Alternatively, have you been able to trace his arrival in Australia - some Australian passenger lists include a reference to where an individual was from. You could also try to search the historical newspapers (via the Trove website – https://trove.nla.gov.au/) for his obituary which may include a reference to where he was born.
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Eilir Wales101

Your visit to Abergavenny does indeed suggest a link – that could be direct (i.e. a direct ancestor of yours moved from Abergavenny to London) or the relatives you speak of moved from London to the Abergavenny area. To investigate that link, start by researching your great grandfather, Henry Joseph Jones from Lewisham, to find out who his parents were – trace his birth certificate and try finding him and his parents on the censuses. Those censuses will tell you where Henry's parents were born. If it turns out that his father or both his parents were from Abergavenny, then you can start to research their siblings and descendants – this should tell you who those relatives were who are buried in the Abergavenny churchyard, and lay the foundations fo find out if there are relatives still living in the area.
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Judith Ann Hess

My great Grandfather was Thomas Jones from Wexford. Hewas a member of the Royal Irish Constabulary and came to Australia around 1857.  He did not indicate his parents on his Marriage Certificate or his Death Certificate, so I know very little about him.
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Jones

Alive 21/09/1966
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Jones

My Grandfather was Arthur Edward John Jones who came from Greenwich in London. His father was Henry Joseph Jones from Lewisham. However my dad does not know the family link to wales but remembers his dad taking them to a church Graveyard in Abergavenny Area and showing him relative’s graves. We would like to know the link! And if we still have any relatives there.
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Jones

Robert William Jones born 1821 in Wales, died 27 december 1868 in Australia. Married Helena Ellen Preston in Australia 1852. I think Robert my great great grandfather may have been born in Glamorgan, but I am not sure. His father was also Robert Jones born around 1796 in Cardiff, Glamorgan.
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Jones

Grace Beverly Jones, May 19, 1948 (born). Jamaican-American, entertainer Bishop Noel Jones, January 31, 1950 (born). Jamaican-American, bishop, brother of Grace Jones Marion Jones, October 12, 1975 (born). Former American track and field athlete Catherine Zeta-Jones, September 25, 1969 (born). Welsh actress James Earl Jones, January 17, 1931(born). American actor Tommy Lee Jones, September 15, 1946 (born). American actor
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Lee Michael jones

Lee Jones 46yrs old from pontypool south wales
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Michelle Jones

my grandfather was a jones he said that his origin came from wales and ireland i dont know much about him but i know my great great grandparents are from ireland .
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Jones name has a long history in British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Jones story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Jones surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Jones story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. An ancestor and many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Anthony Barrett

The Jones name has a long history in Wales, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Jones story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Jones surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscription
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Lily Callan

According to a genealgy written in the around  the 1950s, my great, great, great grandfather Captain Roland Wilson (British soldier) m Deborah Molyneaux.  Children  Elizabeth Agnes, Jane, Robert, Mulnix, and William b 7/31/1829 d Apr 4, 1903 in Canada, with 2nd wife Margaret Campbell.  Roland was reported to have lived in or near Kiltegan, County Wicklow, Ireland.



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Wilson

Hello, everyone, I am the Great-Great-Granddaughter of Robert Wilson--Born on March 17,1770.Maguriesbridge,Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland ,Died on December 29th, 1870, Lot 3rd of the First Concession of Huntingdon Township, Rural Route 4,Stirling, Ontario, Hastings County, Canada and his first marriage took place on March 1, 1789 ,Enniskillen,Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland to Elizabeth Growden--Born, 1768 ,Maguriesbridge, Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland and Died on January 3.1836 Lot 3rd of the First Concession of The Huntingdon Township,Rural Route 4,Stirling, Ontario, Hastings County, Canada. I am looking for Robert Wilson's parents and would appreciate any help given to me. Please contact me at this address--joanparks15@g,mail.com.
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Wilson

Robert Wilson, Born on March 17 1770,Maguriesbridge, Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland, Died on December 29,1870,Lot 3, of the First Concession of The Huntingdon Township, Rural Route 4,Striling,Ontario,Hastings County, Canada His first marriage took place on March 1,1789,Enniskillen, Northern Ireland to Elizabeth Growden--Born ,1768at Maguriesbridge, Died on January 3rd,1836 at Lot 3 of the First Concession of Huntingdon Township, Rural Route 4.Striling, Ontario, Hastings County, Canada
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Rachel C Jordan

Hello my great great grandmother is America Viola Wilson her daughter was Alva Evelyn Coleman and her dayghter was my grandmother America Marie kennedy Jordan and i know my grandmother was born in new york new york city but they were scottish and irish and indian
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Wilson

I'm not Famous but my name is Mark Roland Wilson son to Roland George Wilson . I'm currently living in Harare Zimbabwe, but looking to immigrate to UK soon . I will be in England on 20th September 2021 and in Scotland on the 2nd October 2021. Returning back to Zimbabwe 7th October 2021
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Sally Tarasoff

My name is Sally and I am looking for James Wilson. Actually the first Wilson in Ireland of our family came from Scotland about 1590 or so. I have a letter from a relative who says that in 1600 the Wilson in Ireland lost all three sons to drowning in the well on the farm in County Longford – just south of County Cavan. His first name is not known but the letter said that after those deaths, he moved north to County Cavan. Clearly the family remained in County Cavan for over 200 years. The earliest documented Wilson was John Wilson who was born about 1760 in County Cavan, Ireland. He had two sons - including William Wilson who was born in County Cavan, Ireland in 1790. He married Esther Coote (also from County Cavan) and they had 7 of their children born in Ireland. The nine of them then they made their way to Canada from Ireland – quite a trip. That was about 1840. (Their last child born in Ireland was born in October of 1839 and their next child was born in Ontario in 1843.) William and Esther settled in Cobourg, Ontario and then commenced to have 5 more kids – for a total of 12
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Wilson

Malvin Raymond Wilson-1900-1972
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anne Kendall smith

My fourth great grandmother was Jane Wilson. She married William Greaves, who died at Waterloo. Their only child was, John, born 25 Dec 1801 in Enniskillen, Ireland.
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Wilson

Lindel William wilson 06/09/1948-11/22/1998
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Pat North

Interested in learning more about my ancestry. My Grandfather was Van Vert Jordan Wilson born 1874. His parents migrated from Ireland during the potato famine.
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Marybeth (Grimes) Himber

My mother’s maiden name was Mary Elizabeth Wilson, from Cokeburg, Pa. She married my father, Frank Leslie Grimes Sr on October 25th 1958, in Washington County Pa. They had 5 children and resided in Pittsburgh Pa. Her father’s name was Howard Wilson and her her mother’s name was Ollie Amanda Rose. They lived in Washington Pa and had 6 children, I believe. However 3 of them passed away very young. Austin Wilson, 12 and Frances Wilson, 10. There was also an infant who passed but I’m not sure of the sex, name or age. They are all buried at Mt. Calvert cemetery in Scenery Hill Pa. Howard left my grandmother shortly after the last one passed. So I’ve been told and possibly started working on the railroads. I’m curious to see whether or not I hav
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Robert Wilson

This was written by my father beginning with his Grandfather Alexander: Alexander Wilson was brought up somewhere in the parish of Redrock, Market Hill, Armagh and it would seem that he married sometime between 1840-50. He and his wife set up home in a small farm in the town land of Lisbane, Armagh (this farm is now owned by the Carmichael family). He also had a leather business and manufactured boots at the lower end of Thomas Street, Armagh. Alexander Wilson and his wife, Margaret, had six of a family, William, James, Alexander, Margaret, Eliza and Joseph. William emigrated to the Americas in his youth and was very little heard off. James carried on his fathers business and it would appear, was very successful He later owned the Mancheste
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William Wilson

I am related to James he was my great, great, grand father WILSON "From History of Scott County, Iowa 1882 Chicago: Interstate Publishing Co." James Wilson, farmer and stock-raiser, Le Claire, Iowa, was born in Donegal, Ireland, in 1825, and came to the United States in 1855 and located in Le Claire Township, where he has followed farming since. In 1849 married Jane Galligher; she was born in Ireland. There was a family of 13 children, nine of whom are living, viz.: William, Susan, Nathaniel, Thomas, Sarah J., Andrew, John, Margaret and Mary E. Mrs. Wilson died in 1872. She was a member of Seceeders church. Mr. Wilson has 320 acres of land valued at $75 per acre in Le Claire Township, and 160 acres in Poweshick Co., Iowa, valued at $35.
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Diana Wilson

Hello I am interested to connect with people who have ancestors who emigrated to York Ontario Canada in the early 1800's. Some names include William Wilson b. approx. 1795 his wife Sarah ( no maiden name b. 1795 - native of County Monaghan ) two sons aware of Hugh b. 1811 and Joseph b. 1816 ...Look forward to hearing from anyone with relatives in this area. Sincerely Diana dlraaf@yahoo.ca
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Ronald Wilson

My name is Ronald Boyd Wilson from maysville, kentucky born 3-12-1955, my father name was Walter Manley Wilson, his fathers name was Charles Wilson. They lived in Brown County and Adams County Ohio. They came from Maryland and Pennsylvania is what i am told. They settled in Brown County Ohio and were farmers.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Wilson name has a long history in the British Isles and belongs to several tribal backgrouds, but now DNA and some recorded history says one origin is from the north-west region of the Emerald Island. This Wilson story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup FA] can trace their beginnings to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Wilson surname origin is possibly from the Dáirine [R1b-L513] who found the Kingdom of Brycheiniog, Wales around 300 CE.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Kingdom of Brycheiniog will take part in an invasion of Brittany, France around 500 CE. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Wilson story begins in pre-history Ireland but this descendant will then move to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. A relative and many of his kin will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Kaylee

Hello, i am from Kentucky. I have been trying to find out my Thompson family ancestry for years, i have asked my grandparents and they swear there from ireland. alot of my familys mittle names or first names are William. i am not compleatly sure about any of my history but i want to go insane if i cant find SOMTHING
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Sacha Presseau

I am a Thompson, now Presseau, descended from John Thompson and Jane Reynolds...just curious who I may find out there!
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Sandra Chapman

I am trying to find out about my Great Grandmother Esther Thompson, she married a Thomas J Knox and they in and or around Enniskillen Count Fermanagh Northern Ireland, they had a daughter Elizabeth Jane Knox was born in Co Fermanagh or there abouts, who is my grandmother, she married an Acheson Spink and they lived in Dublin, My mother Eileen was born in Dublin. I would love to know about my Thompson side
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Beverley Ann Campbell Gre

Trying to locate where my family came from in Ireland. My great great grandfather was Hugh Murray, he was born in 1806 He came the United States in 1835.
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Michael Campbell

John McDonald Campbell b1850
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Richard Henz

My Grandmother's maiden name was Campbell. Her father was Joseph D. Campbell and his father was John R.
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Campbell

dougall Campbell he was alive in the early 1760. They settled in Parry sound area in Ontario Canada. I don't know when he died. He is my fathers grandfather.
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Mariam Tagiuri nee Saunde

My dad was Joseph campbell saunders, his father Frederick campbell saunders born Holborn 1880.any relatives further back?
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sharon Grant

My family are Scott Irish how did this come about my Campbell Family are from Ringbane
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Campbell name is from Scotland, but its origin according to DNA is from the north-west coast of the Emerald Island. The Campbell story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup A1] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Campbell surname origin is from a Northern Ui Neill [R1b-L513] tribe. The Cenél Eoghan and the tribes of Donegal conquered much of Ulster (Derry and Tyrone).
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) Cenél Eoghan will expand across northern Ireland with their cousins Cenél Conaill and the Northern Ui Neill between 500-800 BCE. The clans of Finn Valley have the same DNA as people from Gwened in Brittany. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Campbell story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Scotland as they form part of the Dalriada. Descendants of their tribe will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Nancy Calendine

looking for any information on father of Bridget murphy (born 1850) fathers name was Michael and mothers name was Julia i was able to find that Bridget was married to Peter Ryan in 1876 in Dublin in St Andrews roman catholic church they lived at 9 Leeson place records show that Michael and Julia were both deceased by 1876 Any information i have found was in the Dublin area I have alot of information on Bridget and Peter but nothing on her parents I would like to find Julias maiden name Bridget and Peter came to Quebec in 1883 with 3 boys Christopher Peter and James they lived in newberry middlesex canada and had 2 more boys joseph and john
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sue michele tynes

looking for information on jonathan murphy he was married to jane (waddell) murphy his son john c murphy was born in halifax co virginiain 1798 would liketo know where in ireland my family comes from
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John Murphy

My grandfather's name was Humphrey Murphy. He was married to Margaret O'Hare. My great grandfather's name was also Humphrey Murphy. He was married to Margaret Hengleton. All of the above were born in Ireland. My grandparents died in Cambridge Mass.
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KATHY Wye

I’m looking for a Mary Bridget Murphy born around 1917 her dad was Patrick Murphy
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Leah Leverett

My Grandfathers name was James Archie Murphy I know nothing about him i was never able to meet him i just really want to learn more about the Murphy's
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Shannon

I am planning a trip to Ireland with my in- laws next year and am hoping to find out a bit more about my heritage before we go! What I know is that my father's grandparents came over into Ellis Island sometime between appx 1898-1903 and settled in NY. My grandma married James Murphy, who I believe came from Ruth DeWald and Benjamin Murphy. I am also told that we have a Duke ancestor who was an infamous forger who was chased out of Ireland and into Scotland.
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Murphy

My Murphy family settled in bluefield w.v. and I'm trying to find where. My family member name thorton Murphy father was an were did he come from..most of my Murphy family lives in edgecombe county N.C.
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Anonymous

My family member is named James Murphy. He was born in County Tyrone, Dungannon, to be exact. He served in the British cavalry during World War 1. He was a dragoon, a hussar, a cavalry sniper, and a lancer. He was wounded after a German stormtrooper slashed across his face with a knife and left him with scars.
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James Doran Kelly

Hello. I am searching for any of my relatives who live in Leitrim. My great Grandfather was born in 1887 and I believe that he had a siter, Bridget who was born in 1883 and a brother Frank, who was born in1885. Their father was Francis and I could not find their mother.I believe they were farmers and were from Treannadullagh/Belhavel.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Have a great day.?

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M Lock

I'm searching for my Kelly family who originated from Queens County and lived in Manchester, England. My great-gran Sarah Kelly had a father Michael on her marriage which took place in Manchester in 1873 but she was born in 1952. Any suggestions would be great.
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Bob Baskerville

My Great Great Grandfather, Patrick Kelly, son of Patrick Kelly and Ellen Sheridan, was born in County Leitrm in 1851, emigrated to America in 1869-1870 with 2 cousins. My information ends with Patrick and Ellen, we are not sure if they had more kids than Patrick, who their parents were etc. Any help would be appreciated.
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Kelly Gibbons Benedict

My great grandfather’s name is John Kelly who married Bridget Kettrick. These are the children’s names, Charles, Michael, John, Mary, Norah, Julia, Pat and Bridget Kelly who married Martin Gibbons. I know Bridget Kettrick’s fathers name is Patrick Kettrick, his wife I might be Bridget Hoster and that’s all I have on my grandmother Bridget A (Kelly) Gibbons. Can anyone help me out? My grandmother Bridget (Kelly) Gibbons often was called Bridie and her sister Catherine was called Kitty who married in the USA as well.
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Kelly

My Great Grandfather and his immigration papers and I have his first and last and where from. His name is Patrick Kelly and he immigrated from Dublin. My first name is Kelly because I was named after my Nana's maiden name which was Kelly from her Father. So the names I have are Patrick Kelly from Dublin probably around the 1900s I'm guessing. Patrick Kelly from Dublin immigrated around 1900s Daughter is Ruth Kelly which was her maiden name she became Ruth Wilkinson after.
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Shirl O'Connor

Hello, My Name is Shirl O'Connor. My Father is James O'Connor. His Mother was Kathleen Duggan and his father was Michael O'Connor. I know his Father was born in 1894 and died in 1937. If anyone could help me, Find their marriage and another information please I would be grateful.
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Dermot Blake

Margaret Kelly from Dublin lived in Astoria Oregon. Her brother John Kelly married to Mary Byrne also lived in Astoria and had one child Maurice Kelly born April 1918 New York.....died in Palm Springs May 2008
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Watson

Karen John Watson is my wife's direct ancestor What is the best way to communicate with you We are researching the same items Nicholas and Val (Watson) Brooksbank
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jeanne a sumner

Major Watson, 1747-1840 Book The History of St. Lawrence County, a footnote pg. 148 to father is John Watson it also says Major was captured by Indians when younger. He was born in the area of Sacketts Harbour, New York at the time was New France. He fought in the revolutionary war and was captured and taken to Canada and held until the end of the war. He married Marie Robertson in 1782 at Montreal. He returned to New York and with others in the 1790's he made land deals with the Indians. Laws were passed against it and Major went to jail for a year. When war broke out again in 1812 he signed up at the age of 65 and again was captured. He was taken to Halifax and was held on a prison ship. He went back to New York when he was released and lied with his daughter and son-in-law Daniel Downs. He moved to Walworth County, Wisconsin in 1840 and died there. There are several John Watson's listed in the Quebec census for the time period. The name Major is unusual and i found a Major Watson, born 1688 at Stamford, England father listed as Christopher, but no other records. Major had 3 children Zelotus 1783-1836 ( maybe a namesake for the trapper who helped him escape the indians) Joseph 1785- 1860 and Clarissa 1804- 1868 I don't think he is related to the John Watson family from Londonderry who emigrated to Palmer, Massachusetts and married Mary Blair.
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Watson

Major Watson, born 1747 New France died 1840 Walworth County, Wisconsin
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Watson

not a famous Watson, but interesting,POPS Watson,as he was known to the M.G.M movie studios, sound effects department. During the 30s 40s and 50s he was awarded a medal of sorts (a coin about the size of a silver dollar) with his name pops thanking him for his work on the movie musical Oklahoma.My grandfathers real name was Harris Watson.Born in Iowa in the late 1890s came to California in 1915 landed right by the M.G.M. movie studios just south of Los Angeles can't think of the name of the city.Died in the late 50s buried at forest lawn Glendale CA.
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Lorraine Watson

My Watson family is not listed in the locations in your dropdown but I have traced them back to the late 1600's where they were living in Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire, England. I am able to link them to present day descendants but would like to find out where they came from before the last link who was Jonathon Watson listed in the Ravenstone Church registry. Any help would be appreciated!
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Watson

Hi I have a John Watson born 1774, and brother George Watson born 1775. Both living as Farmers with land, weaving etc, in Finaway , County Cavan, there in 1800 , no birth Certs found. Both Married and with family . Johns wife Mary Ann Porterfield and she is second wife and younger than him. George's wife Eliza. Johns been married before and has 3 children from that marriage. Either John or George or both, has a Hibernian School in Finaway, at the Farm where a Patrick Gaffney is also involved. I 'think' both brothers were military men. I found something where an advert was put in Belfast by Farnham ( land owner) offering land to anyone who wanted to live in Cavan, don't know if relevant? Also wondered if there for Irish Rebellion and then regiment disbanded or whether older men retiring after serving in army or Officers too. They had involvement With the Quakers in Balliejamesduff in Cavan and very close to Finaway ( also Finnaway) in Cavan. The Presbyterian Church hall in Balliejamesduff was shared with the Quakers, and in Google Earth, Finaway is a short stroll to the Church meeting hall. One son (my Mothers Gt Grandfather Moses , Johns son) married a Quaker in Ontario too. All Johns sons are buried in Scottish Presbyterian cemetery in Ontario. Can't trace George after 1821 census where all the family are there living next door to each other in Finaway... after that, no death records for John who died in Ireland and didn't go to Canada (family got to Canada 1849) George no death I've found or his wife Eliza... only found John Watson son of George born 1810 married a Phoebe and living in Cavan where both teachers 1841 census. Can't find any other of George's children. The 3 of Johns children born to first wife, can't find them either... a John, Ellen and Jane, no birth Certs, death certs or definite marriages for girls and don't know their Mothers name. My Mother said the Watsons ( her father she never met as he died. in Canada) were from the Black Isle, Scotland... I believe that includes Fife, so I wonder if they are from there? Also Wemyss (Earl of Cavan) mustered men from his local Fife area and Sutherland.... later in Canada my Mothers 2x Gt Grandfather Donald Sutherland from Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland allows his Grandaughter to marry John Watsons grandson William David Watson. Now Donald Sutherland born 1769 ish, he served in Cavan for the Irish Rebellion in a Sutherland Fencibles regiment, mustered by Wemyss ... I am thinking as the Sutherlanders were quite strict as to who their people married, I think Donald knew John Watson, don't know if mustered to same Barracks Fort George in Scotland , or whether they met in Cavan, fought in Cavan together or something.. or even whether John and George from Sutherland and birth records missing? I think , judging from John and George's children, George's first son was a William and John has a William so maybe their father a William... or James is there with both too but not 1st Children. Im trying to establish which regiment they may have been in, where were they born , as they had a Hibernian school or Hedge School( article calls it both) I read you had to be an officer to have one of those Hibernian schools.. but article also heads the title with Hedge school, they were illegal I thought so article a bit confusing but family are named in there. When in Canada, all the children of John Watson seem to marry quite good families. Also, as John and George are Watsons are they Watsons straight from Scotland or Watsons that were part of Plantations? Whatever they are Presbyterian aquatinted with Quakers. Any help will be so Much appreciated... I would love to know where exactly they came from.. where are John and George buried? And anything.. any clues. Ps When Johns son Moses married a Quaker, she died and was buried in a Quaker Cemetery but he was buried in a Scottish Presbyterian one with second wife... kind of thinking the Quaker aquantance didn't convert at least him, Moses. Wondered if Johns first wife was a Quaker or whether it's by coincidence they all know each other by living close to each other in Finaway and Balliejamesduff. Thank you Karen
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Watson

Albert Wilfred Watson...my Grandfather A Warrant officer class one in the British Army ,,and his father was Thomas Watson an Ambassador for Norway and Sweden...my mother was Louvain Watson...my grandfather died in 1953
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Adekunle Hughes

Hello everyone I Am Adekunle Hughes a black man from Nigeria ,that as been asking where are we originated from from my dad and grandfather , all they can say is that One Philip Hughes can you Nigeria as a missionary and decide to take a wife from Nigeria so he got a Nigeria woman pregnant and took her down to , I think Wales or Irish they said . So I think they got married and have 4 children so one of the children wish is black decided to come back to his mother land and he decide to leave here , that why we are here ...but I really need to know more because I love my family Name .
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Julie M Hughes

I wish there was a way to reply to a specific comment on this post... The gentleman that mentioned his family was traced back to Upper Pig Pen in Yancy Co, NC... This is also the general area my dad and grandfather were in as well. I would love more info on your family history to see if there is relation...
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Hughes

My GRANDFATHER Richard Sims was from Hughes he had an old bond book of family history. My uncle Timothy Sims had Notebooks made for everyone but the history is amazing but it only goes back as far as 50 BCE Donegal. but it does state we are from Whales. Aunt Tony, she did a DNA and there traces of Jews decent. So I could also see where the snake comes from in the bible when that saved the life of many Israelites.
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Hughes

Please note the Hughes family surname project at Family Tree Dna. It is the only compiled and in progress compilation of hughes dna in the public realm that I know of. We are such a great family we should know as much as possible about our family lines. Mine goes back to Jeremiah Hughes Sr. b.1785 of Upper Pig Pen area of Yancey County, North Carolina, United States. My people are represented on the last lineage of the dna colorized public spreadsheet on this study.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Hughes name has a long history in Ireland and now DNA and some recorded history to the north-western area of the Emerald Island. The Hughes story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Hughes surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O)’Donnelly, McDonald, Donohue, and O’Donoghue in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Hughes story begins in pre-history Ireland but relatives will then move to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. A descendant and many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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hughes

i was told that my family crest was a snake wraped around a sword
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Ann Hannah Johnston

My name is Hannah Johnson after my grandmother
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Johnston

My great great grandfather was James Samuel Johnston. He was born in Irland Feb. 11, 1802. He immigrated to the US Pennsylvania. There he married Hanna Ammerman. I am tryiing to find information on his parents and siblings. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
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Doherty

I am looking for more of my ancestors. My Johnston family member is my great great grandmother, Catherine K. Johnston (known as Kate), was born 23 August 1862, but we don’t know where. But her first married home was 16 Lake Street, Belfast, Ireland. Kate’s religious affiliations was with St. Jude’s parish 1885-1889. She immigranted to Canada on the 24 April 1891. Kate’s parents were William G. Johnston born around 1832. His occupation was a Joiner in 1884 in Belfast. He was married on the 26 May 1857 at St. Anne’s in Belfast. His wife was Catherine Wilson born around 1832, also known as Eliza Wilson. This is as far as I have been able to go back. Would love help finding the rest of my ancestors.
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Jeniffer Fuentes

Barron was my grandmother's maiden name on my father's side. Her father was Jose Barron and his father was Jose Domingo Francisco De Los Delores Barron from San Geronimo, Chijuahaha, Mexico. Hoping to confirm Jose Domino Francisco's De Los Delores Barron's parents and grandparents.
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McCann

14/6/1916
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Sheilagh Stirling

My Grandfather was Owen McCann Canal Side Athy County Kildare, My Father Patrick Joseph McCann born 1915 12 children in the family apart from my father the all remained in Ireland my Father came to Luton aged 18.
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McCann

Looking for the McCann family in Ireland. My great great grandfather was sent to Australia for 7 years for striking a British solder His name was Patrick McCann ! This is how I am here now
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Mike Parker

What I know and what I think I know. My mother's maiden name was McCann. There were a number of McCanns in and around SW Iowa and I think I have identified them. One John McCann was born in County Mayo Dec 28 or 29, 1824. When 9 years old he removed to England. Why? Don't know! He lived in England until 1853. During that time he married Ella Brennan in Stockport (Greater Manchester) on Sep 23, 1847. They immigrated to America in 1853 living in Philadelphia until 1873 when the family moved to a farm in Harrison County, Iowa. John and Ella had 10 children in those intervening years. Seven survived to adulthood. John died August 7, 1900. Ella passed in 1901. This is where I hit a wall tracking my McCann clan. I like to find John's parents so I can continue building a McCann tree..
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Denise McCann

My great grandfather was Michael McCann, the father of nine children. Only the youngest was a boy, named Albert McCann. He had one child, a son, Dennis Albert McCann, who also had a son, Dennis Michael McCann, & his second son, Ronald, died shorty after birth. I am Dennis Albert’s daughter, Denise M. McCann. My great great grandfather, Michael McCann, born in County Roscommon Ireland, later lived in Stockton, Ca., & is well-known for having been the first Irishman to become the chief of the Stocton Fire Dept., in the 1800’s. * In reply to Sanders, regarding the McCann’s who lived in the Kentucky area, were descendants of “George Washington McCann”, & there are many records on the southern McCann’s on “Ancestry.com”. (I’d assume that “ir
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Sanders

Does anyone have information about McCanns who moved from Virginia to Kentucky after about 1790? My McCann ancestors lived in Fayette County Kentucky.
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irishinmyblood

I assume that my McCann family moved from Ireland during the Potatoe famine. My great-great Grandfather was Cyrus James King McCann. He lived in Laurel Bloomery, TN and was a teacher. He was married twice and had four kids, 1 son who died and three daughters with the second wife. They moved by wagon train to Grants Pass, Oregon. One of the daughters ran away and the family moved to Monterey, CA at some point in the late 1890s.
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Donnelly

Hello, My great great grandfather, Frederick Donnelly: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_W._Donnelly and his father, RIchard Donnelly: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Grant_Augustus_Donnelly Both mayors of Trenton NJ. I am a well known cartoonist and writer for The New Yorker Magazine and author of 17 books. THank you, Liza Donnelly
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Donnelly

James J. Donnelly son of Patrick and Ann Donnelly who left Ireland in around 1950 the family landed in Philadelphia . James J . Was my great grand father. He insisted in the civil war in 1862 and mustard out in 1865 after the war. He married Julia Fisher Ball who was from England. One of the Ball women married George Washington President of the United States. James J. Donnelly settled in the Atlanta region and was well known, helped build the Catholic Church in the west end of Atlanta and was involved in the forming of the Knights of Columbus the family has a street named after them Donnelly Ave.
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DeBorah Anne [Surreira,

I am DeBorah Anne Donnelly [mercier]. My father was Raymond Lester Donnelly. Sr. Boerne in Springfield Mass to James and Mary [] Donnelly, youngest brother to James Jr. Moved to Ludlow, Mass in his 30s. Married Direen Anne Brueno of Soringfield, mass. Born in Feb 13 1935 and Doreen in July 1, 1936 married in Soringfield, mass in June 5 1954. My dad had 4 children. DEBORAH. 1955, RAYMOND JR., 1958 TIMOTHY, 1963 AND Crystal. 1964. He was a Sheetmetal worker Local 63. A quiet good man, hard-working. Good looking and loved to dance, do word puzzles, and enjoyed sports and family. Died of chronic heart and lung disease at 69. Beautiful singer and romantic husband of 59 years.
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Donnelly

Donnelly My interest is trying to find any further information on my grand father, William Donnelly DOB 02.07.1906 Dunshaughlin, County Meath.DOD 05.11.1982 Blanchardstown; Dublin. His mother’s name was Alice Donnelly, as it seems my gand father illegitimate since his mother’s maiden name was Donnelly.
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Donnelly

My interest is trying to find any further information on my (3) grand father, Peter Donnelly, born in county of Tyrone or Armagh, nearest large town is Dungannon, probably born near Blackwater Town. Peter was born c 1816, mother name was Anne, born 1797 (c). Peter had a brother name John, born 1832, Mary 1836 and a few more, names not available. Peter married Brigett McVeigh, do not know where Brigett came from in Ireland (unknown where the marriage ceremony took place), approx 1840/41 time period, migrated to Canada, Montreal for 2 years, had three children (twins) and then migrated to Waddington, New York (right across the border) total children 7. Peter died in 1882 and Brigett pasted away 1888. Buried in Old St. Mary's Cemetery, Wadding
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Donnelly name has a long history in Ireland and now DNA can trace its origin to the north-western region of the Emerald Island. The Donnelly story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] can trace their beginnings to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Donnelly surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname O’Donnelly, McDonald, O’Donoghue and Hughs in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Donnelly name has a long history in Ireland and now DNA and some recorded history to the north-western area of the Emerald Island. The Donnelly story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Donnelly surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname O’Donnelly, McDonald, O’Donoghue and Hughs in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Donnelly story begins in pre-history Ireland but relatives will then move to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. A descendant and many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Jessica McNally

We are only 4 generations in the United States. I’m interested in finding my roots. My great great grand father was born on the boat coming over here. His name was King John McNally. Can you help me with finding my roots?
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Jessica McNally

My name is Jessica McNally. My father’s name is John McNally. We are in the United States of America. All of our families names are either John, James or Francis.
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Tommy Mckenna

Hi Shane we would be related i live in Tyrone my mother was McNally are you on Facebook i have something of interest that you might like to see
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shanemcnally

Hi, Yes my Grandfather and his Brother were stonemasons from Co tyrone moved to Galway, there are still a good few of his nephews in Co Tyrone and of course now in Galway.
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Tommy McKenna

I had Ancestors McNallys Stonemasons that were from Derry and went to Antrim to live and then on to Townland Derry just out side Coalisland in County Tyrone I believe some of the McNally Clan went to Scotland and worked as Stonemasons on l Bridges
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john mcnally

Any McNallys here from County Derry that had ancestor that were stonemasons
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MCNALLY

John Mcnally 1808 to 1888
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edward thomas mcnally

i'm sorry john joseph mcnally was my great grandfather hugh francis mcnally is my grandfather
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edward thomas mcnally

i'm looking for mcnally family from devlin county monaghan my grandfather john joseph mcnally was born there he is the son of patrick and anne mccahery mcnally he had 10 brothers michael,patrick,edward,henry,cornelius,francis,charles,peter,james and owen
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Suzanne Hare

Would anyone possibly remember an Albert or Raymond Hare? About 1900 'so from Meath Ireland
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Christine

My Quinns came from kilkeel down to Liverpool
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Donna marie Freeman

Looking for the Quinn family I believe located in Spittle or Galway. My parents (John Quinn) mother(Anna Dora Kelley) I was told lived in County Cork. Interested in finding heritage of my family. Other relatives last names Gorrivan, Coyne, Fenney
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Quinn

John Quinn perhaps from Galway or Dublin with relatives in Tyrone and Cavan. He had a daughter who was born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England and her name was Mary Ann Quinn. Also, he may have had a brother James Quinn.
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Janice Taylor

I am looking for my great-great grandfather John Quinn who was perhaps born in Galway in either late 1700's or early 1800's . May have relatives in Tyrone or Cavan Ireland also. He went to Liverpool, Lacashire, England and had a daughter by the name of Mary Ann Quinn who is my great-grandmother,
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Quinn

catherine conboy quinn 1813 to 1893 Had three sons Michner 1840-1906; john 1843-1901; hugh 1844
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Quinn

Quinn - why only the famous? Mine certainly were not! I would love to know where the Enniscorthy Quinns lived prior to Enniscorthy and 1800’s but have already been told it is impossible to trace my Quinn family - yet Ive been able to get back further than a lot of people researching Irish ancestry. . My Quinns are from Enniscorthy, County Wexford, today and back to early 1800 John Quinn. Johns son James Q married Bridget Redmond (1825bn) c1844 NLI - daughter of James Redmond and Kitty Kavanagh married Enniscorthy 1811 (NLI) Their son Thomas Quinn c1850-1939 married Elizabeth Brien Thomas daughter Mary Eliza Quinn, my Grandmother 15/1/1897 Enniscorthy, (family in 1901/1911 Census Shannon Hill Urban) married England 20/12/1923, died Slough England 1988 . Thomas son Francis known as Frank married Annie Dixon - fought wars in many places overseas and their descendants still live Enniscorthy today Thomas son James bn 1886, started as a cleaner and was in the Irish Guards went to war - was wounded (shell shot) in France and returned to either England or Enniscorthy. He did definitely return to Enniscorthy soon after and then left again (family said to America? Never to be heard from again - his Uncle Patrick Ann Quinn is still alive but a very sick man who would love to know what really happened to James. Patrick has just done DNA testing in an effort to try to find descendants of James. My Mother only knew her Mother and Frank but had no other information on the Irish family at all. Unfortunately mum passed away 4 years ago age 91 and I only found my Enniscorthy family in June this year. My brother and I have also done DNA testing so I know where we connect up with the other Quinn strands in Enniscorthy and have shared this information with my family connection. 23andme say my famous ancestor is Benjamin Franklin and Bono lol. FTDNA dont offer this. I tested at both sites. Kind regards Carol
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Quinn

Mary Ann Quinn
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Adrian Quinn

Anthony, please stop being so patronizing. It is BC and AD.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Quinn name has a long history in Ireland, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the south-west region of the Emerald Island. The Quinn story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup O2] can trace their beginnings to what is now County Kerry from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Quinn surname origin is possibly a branch of what will become the Dáirine [R1b-L513] who are found in south Ireland around 300 CE.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Dáirine will join with the Dál Riata of north-east Ireland and invade Scotland around 500 CE. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Quinn story begins in pre-history Ireland but many of his descendants will then move to Kintyre, Scotland where they and other R1b-L513 members will form the Dalriada. This line and many of his kin will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Faerie

Looking for relatives of Matthew, Frank and Molly Quinn who emigrated to America early 1900s. Their father was a magistrate, I believe named Frank also - mother was Ellen Kelly. They were from close to Galway, I think. There was another brother who also immegrated and died young.
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Garvey

Not famous, but there are McGerveys in Cavan in the 1800's, and now many of them have ventured west to Donegal, Sligo, and other areas because they were Catholic and the Scots were eventually settling their lands. My great-great-grandfather has 5000+ descendants, mostly in the US.
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Garvey

1976_ 2013 Brad Garvey and Bradley Garvey the second 1999. And counting
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Garvey

looking for any info on my family, two generations back living in Ireland, John/Sean Garvey, had several brothers, and uncles who had been in the miliary.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) A group will also found the Kingdom of Ercing in Wales as trade with Romans will become essential around 300 CE. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Garvey story begins in pre-history Ireland but this line and many of his kin will move to Wales, then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Teresa Hanlon

Am interested in finding out if any of my family were ever deported to Australia
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McVey

The Mac An Bheatha tribe came over from Ireland with Agnes O'Cahan when she married the Lord of the Isles hence why the mix up as to where the McVey name originated.
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Mcvey

My name Is Sarah Mcvey. My dad is Robert B McVey. He was one of 6 kids. Tragically orphaned. His Dad was also Robert B Mcvey. He had two brothers Charles and Rogder. One sister Jill. My grandfather Robert and his brother Charles were both MIA in WWII one was a prisoner of war( Charles) and my grandfather .... Well he never said where he was or what happened in the time he was missing. That i know of. My Grandfather was a memeber of the elks lodge in Indiana. He and his wife Joan Seiferth both died in a car reck. In 67 or 68. The met in New York. Anyone who knows any thing about them. Or anyone who is related i sure would love to know every thing i can.
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karen Douglas

My gggrandfather Patrick Langan from Duagh, Co. Kerry, Ireland. having problems with finding origins. the name Lenihan comes up..
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GROGAN

Charles Grogan b abt 1831 Balligo, County Mayo d bef 1880 Archbald, Lackawanna County, PA, USA Margaret (Burke) Grogan b abt 1834 County Mayo d bef 1880 Archbald, Lackawanna County, PA, USA
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Grogan

Steve Grogan, Quarterback for the New England Pats several years ago/
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GROGAN

William Grogan, died 1947, Scranton, PA. grandfather.
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ROY JOSEPH MAXWELL

Hi My Grogan family forbears came from Derrinstown ( Ladychapel ) near Maynooth and arrived in Tirmoghan Common, near Donadea in Kilcock,
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Stephen Treacy

Hi Carolyn, the Grogans originated from Ireland. From counties Limerick, Kildare, Offaly and Tipperary
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Carolyn Anderson

Did the Grogans come from Ireland or Germany?
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Robert Heaney

G/grandfather Arthur Heaney (Carpenter), born north of Markethill Co Armagh, son of Bernard (Farmer) and Catherine Heaney. Arthur married 1st, Catherine Lennon and lived in Armagh town, 2nd Catherine (Cate) Cassidy (Cooley) and lived in Newry, two fairly large families evolved from both unions. Some of Arthurs siblings settled in Co Louth and Newcastle on Tyne, son and daughter on east coast USA. Common Family Christian names, Arthur, Bernard, Richard, James and Daniel; Catherine, Rosina, Teresa, Elizabeth and Cathleen.
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Thera N Forte

Settled in south central Pa near Harrisburg . Great great grandfather worked on bridges may have been an architect. His daughter was my great grandmother, Bertie Heaney.
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Paul Mc Veigh

So is mine
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McVeigh

Interested in learning if my McVeigh family from Carrickmacross County Monaghan were gallowglass or if they were really septs of Clan MacLean in Isle of Mull.
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Sam McVeigh

Hi My Name is Somhairle Seosamh an Bheatha (Samuel Joseph McVeigh) Well I think it is. I was born in Belfast but moved to England as a Teen
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Pol Mac an Bheatha

Hi my name is PAUL MC VEIGH i live in Belfast Pol Mac an Bheatha Irish
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Susan Gorst

Hello, I am researching Charles McEntee who arrived in Victoria, Australia on board the "Barrackpore" on 13th February 1853, having departed from London, England in November 1852. He was of Irish birth, and I believe his parents were John McEntee and Anne McDermott. According to the shipping passenger list, Charles was about 11-14 years old when he arrived. I am hoping to find connections to Charles to gather information and possibly photos for a book I am writing on the "Barrackpore" and her 2 voyages to Victoria, Australia - 1852-53 and 1853-54. Looking forward to hearing from you. Thanking you in advance, Regards Susan Gorst
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Justin Jespersen

Hello. My name's Justin William Jespersen. I am the great grandson of Jean Bucella nee McEntee. I know she moved to America when she was young with her parents, but not much else. I don't even know her parent's name's. So if anyone has any idea of anybody who left with a daughter named Jean from Ireland to America I'd like to know more about this part of my family. So please find me on Facebook and send me a message.
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Kevin McEntee

I am the great grandson of James McEntee (McAtee) born about 1839 in County Monaghan. Before 1850 he and his family emigrated to Prince Edward Island, Canada as part of the Monahan exodus led by Rev. John MacDonald. On PEI he was a farmer and married Catherine Gillis and raised 12 children, 5 sons, 7 daughters. I would truly like to know more about the McEntee's in Co. Monaghan and find possible family members there. If your surname is McEntee, I would enjoy hearing rom you.
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McSherry

Maria Elizabeth McSherry x Harry/Harvey Fella 1850-1870 She was 2nd wife of my great grandfather they married and lived in Harrismith Orange free state south africa
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J'Aimèe Oxton

My McSherry Family Tree goes back to 10 Jun 1807 to my 2x great-grandfather, Ship Captain Richard McSherry, who was born in Killough, Rathmullan Parish (which later became Bright Parish) in County Down, Northern Ireland. In addition to being a Mate, and later a Master Mariner, during the 1820’s-1880’s out of Counties Down and Antrim, Richard McSherry was also a “Spirit Dealer” and ran a Tavern or Public House out of a few addresses: 20 Gamble Street, 35 or 39 Dock Street, 58 Tomb Street, and/or 15 Corporation Square, all in Belfast area of Northern Ireland. Richard McSherry died after a 6-month battle with Scirrhous Cancer on 3 Sep 1887 at his residence at 15 Corporation Square in Belfast. In February earlier that same year (1887) his wife “ Mary Adair McSherry” passed away at that same address. I know that Richard had at least 4 daughters, 3 of which all died of consumption at an early age-Eliza McSherry, wife of Hugh Quin, Jane McSherry and Margaret McSherry. His sole surging daughter, Mary McSherry, is my great-great grandmother. Mary McSherry married sailor/ship Captain Robert Curran at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Chapel in Belfast(see below). I am a direct descendant of Richard McSherry (I’m his 2x great-granddaughter) and I’m looking for ANY information on this McSherry Family Line. Records appear to reflect he had at least 4 daughters: Mary McSherry (1839-1894) who married another Ship Captain, Robert Curran (Of 39 Dock Street, Belfast, Co. Antrim) on 2nd of January,1867; Jane McSherry, b. abt 1845 and who died at age 18 on 17 Nov. 1863 at 20 Gamble Street before she could marry, buried at Rossglass Catholic Graveyard; Eliza McSherry b. abt 1830, who married Hugh Quin on 17 Nov 1853 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church at Ballymacarrett, Belfast City, and died on 12 Jun 1865 at 39 Dock Street, Belfast; and Margaret McSherry born abt 1850 and died on 11 Dec 1862 at 20 Gamble Street, buried at Rossglass Catholic Graveyard. I am looking for ANY information on this line of McSherry’s as I’ve “hit a wall” with Richard McSherry. I haven’t been able to confirm any other children he had (if any), or even who exactly Mary, Eliza, Margaret or Jane’s Mother(s) are, so any information would be so helpful. I did find that on 10 Feb 1887 Richard was married to a “Mary Adair McSherry” as that was the date she passed away (at 15 Corporation Square, Belfast address) and Richard was listed as her widower, heir to what little she had, and he died a few months later on 3 Sep 1887 after a 6-month battle with “Scirrhous Cancer” at the same Corporation Square address in Belfast. The only marriage record I’ve been able to find for Richard is to a “Mary McCann” in 1844, but I don’t know if she was the mother of Mary, Eliza, Jane, or Margaret (i.e. Eliza Anne was born abt 1830 and Mary was born abt 1839, 5-14 years before this possible marriage (if it’s the same Richard).
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Jill L Baribault

Micheal ohair born in down county Ireland in 1749 is my ancestor my maiden name is O'Hair
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O'hare

I am 5 the generation Irish-American. Our Irish surname is O'Hare but the first generation got tired of people mispronouncing our last name so we changed the E to an A so that it would be pronounced correctly. The Archbishop O'Hara of Kansas City is my Great Great Uncle. Which makes him a famous O'Hare.
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O'Hare

Matthew O'Hare Birth: 29 May 1842 Clare, Ireland Death: 1 Jan 1923 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
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O'hare

Francis Alowishes O'Hare/O'Hara. Unsure was military and migrated to Connelsville, Pennsylvania; name was changed to O'Hara, family member Lou Anne O'hara(my grandmother passed 10/9/14
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O'Hanlon

John Hanlon born 1836, Co. Kerry Ireland. Died July 7 1874, Horton, Tasmania, Australia. Tried 20 March 1849 in Kerry, convicted and transported to Australia on the "Rodney 3". Native place from convict records is difficult to read but I can send a copy for "translation"!
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Veena

need family connection to : Kirwan John O'Hanlon circa 1820, d. 29 November 1893 married to Catherine Ellen O'Keefe Dixon was born on 14 August 1832
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O'Hanlon

Terrence (Terrance) O'Hanlon born in Ireland 1800's? died in Macon GA early 1900"s fought in the Civil war Felix O'Hanlon Ireland immigrated to US (Philadelphia) brother to Terrence? Mamie O'Hanlon born in Ireland married into the Greene family immigrated to the US Mother to John, Imelda, Cleo,
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Chrystal

Nehemiah 13:13  And I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was {O} 'Hanan' {meaning favour} the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah: for they were counted faithful, and their office was to distribute unto their brethren. 
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Sue Worachek

I am looking for more information about Alexander Hanlin, who was born in Ireland in 1641, married Nancy Stewart in 1761, had 7 children and died in 1791. Nancy Stewart then took their children with her on a boat to America.
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John MICHAEL Heeney

My ancestor James Heeney left Co Antrim between 1848 - 1881 they lived in Ashton under Lyne Manchester England
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Stephen Treacy

...If you want to learn more about St. Patrick, then this is the county to visit!
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