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The name of this northwestern county has been a point of contention for decades. Although drawing its name originally from an Old Irish word, Daire ("oak leaf"), the county and its main town were both christened "Londonderry" in 1613 when King James I authorised the plantation of the area, adding the "London" prefix. Generally speaking, the name "Londonderry" is used on most official British documents and is preferred by Unionists, while "Derry" is more commonly used by the Irish and Nationalists.

Derry/LondonDerry, Co. Derry

Co. Derry's pride and joy is the city of Derry, which stands as the only surviving completely walled city in Ireland. It is also considered to be one of the finest fully walled cities in Europe, built over the course of six years between 1613-1619. The presence of the walls earned Derry the nickname, "The Maiden City", for their defences were never breached, even during the 1689 Siege of Derry.

Derry Walls, Co. Derry

Adjacent to Co. Donegal in the Republic of Ireland, Co. Derry has always been strongly tied – economically and culturally – to its traditional neighbour, and as such has quite a strong sense of Irish identity, including a big Catholic majority.

Derry Girls Mural, Co. Derry

Another of Co. Derry's best features is its long northern coastline, which stretches from the city of Derry in the west to its county seat at Coleraine in the west. Along the way, the coast ebbs and flows from the nearly oceanic Lough Foyle to the dramatic cliffs near Castlerock. Here, the impressive, circular Mussenden Temple (originally built as a library) enjoys a strangely intimate view of the pink sandy beach and ocean waves far below, while the remains of the Downhill House, part of the original estate, are crumbling nearby.

Mussenden Temple, Co. Derry

Co. Derry's most prized son is the contemporary Nobel Prize-winning poet, Seamus Heaney, who is from the village of Bellaghy and referenced his birth village in the stunning poem, Mossbawn Sunlight. Derry has also produced several international politicians, including Australian Prime Minister Jim Scullin and New Zealand Prime Minister William Ferguson Massey, as well as pop singer and lust object, Nadine Coyle, who hails from Derry City.

Benevenagh, Co. Derry

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Smith

Catharine Sweeney Smith
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winter

hai @Oakln6 i am trying to figure it out as well
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Smith

Brian smith
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Brian Smith

According to the Book "History of Alabama and Her People" by Albert Burton Moore, my 4th Great Grandfather, James M. Smith had origins in Ireland. Unfortunately, the book never clearly states where from. He was born c. 1778, but isn't clear on the place. His first born, Daniel Ulysses Smith was born in Georgia,USA while all other children were born in Alabama, USA. Is anyone familiar with this family?
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Smith name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says one of its origins is from the north-west region of the Emerald Island. The Smith’s of Cavan story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup D2] 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. This Smith surname origin is from the Cenél Conaill [R1b-L513, Subgroup D] who found the Dál Fiatach.
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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 Smith 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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hummingbird102jan

My Smith came from the Londonderry area. Dr. Samuel Smith, William Smith and two sisters came to America in 1754. They sailed from Londonderry to Pennsylvania. Dr. John Smith and a Lawyer, Robert Smith stayed in Londonderry. I am looking for there family left in Ireland. Thanks
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Oakln6

how does this work, i recently got passed down my coat of arms, and wanted to do a little research, I am a Smith living in America, i am Irish, any help would be appreciated..
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Michael Moore

My father and his family are many generations of Moore’s from Laois
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Moore

I am interested in finding out more on our antecedents: Robert James Moore (1787 to 1850) who is on the 1841 Kiffig, Dyfed S Wales census, born Ireland, Army Half Pay. James was born in Athlone Co Westmeath. Also related Ann Moore, (1764 to 1841) who emigrated from Ireland to N Wales in the late 1790's.
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Belford

I am looking for the family of William Moore. His daughter was Jane Moore 1814–1884 BIRTH ABT. 1814 • Kilcommack, Longford, Ireland DEATH 6 OCT 1884 • Ballymahon, Longford, Ireland She married my GGGrampa in Longford, in 1851. Thank you in advance jrbh@hotmail.com -- Jackie
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Conor

I have he's my uncle
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Christine Seddon

Arthur Moore Irish Fusiliers 1860 Burma married in Rangoon Bride from Enniskillen on Bride ship India Worked on Railway Engine Driver Son Harold Arthur Moore 1891 to 1940 ish Indian Army Master butcher seconded to Burma Army under control of British Army provide provisions to troops fighting a Japanese Royal Corp of Transport Acting Major
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james bristoll

hi all my name is James bristoll me and my mom (Linda Dutton ) are doing are family tree on the Moores name as its my great grans Eliza Moore who married Arthur Blundell who both lived in Birmingham .I have gone back to the 1800s in Birmingham and have reached a dead end but we are waiting on a ancestry DNA to come hopefully it will help us , if any one can help it would be very helpful
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Moore

hi all my name is james bristoll and working with my mom on our family tree , We have Moores in are line to my great gran Eliza Moore who married a Arthur Blundell her dad is Thomas Moore so far I have gone back to about 1800s and that we all lived in Birmingham I cannot find out anymore about them but we are currently waiting on a ancestry DNA test to come back and hope it will give us a little help on where the Moores are from all the best jame
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Moore

Checking out our family's heritage in Dublin
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Moore name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the north-west region of the Emerald Island. The Moore story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup D2] 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 Moore surname origin is from the Cenél Conaill [R1b-L513, Subgroup D] who found the Dál Fiatach.
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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 Moore 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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Sabrann An Bheatha

im located in Belfast Ireland
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Alvin William Moore

Looking for O'Mores (Leix) who would be willing to have their DNA tested, fee paid. Or O'Mores who have already done so. Alvin William Moore awmoore@cableone.net
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bmoore1989

I am looking for some of my family anyone related to robert moore in ocoee florida?
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joecmoore

My location listed is North Carolina, USA. Which is incorrect. I am located in Southwest Missouri, USA. Near Joplin.
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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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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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Brad Cunningham

WILLIAM BRADLEY William Bradley left Ireland for Canada 1818 from New Ross, Wexford County. His (2nd?) wife Elizabeth and daughter Ann, sons Jacob, Joshua, John, William, and Samuel.
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Philip Bradley

William Bradley b. 1782 d 1866.. He was my 3 x Gt Grandfather. His son my 2 x Gt Grandfather was Charles William Bradley b. 1815 d. 1884. His son my Gt Grandfather was Thomas James Bradley b. 1854 Fahan Upper Co Donegal part of Co Londonderry Ireland d. 1938 Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UK. His son my Grandfather was Charles Frederick Bradley Snr b. 1886 Grimsby, Lincolnshire, UK d. 1961 Eastbourne East Sussex UK. His son my Dad was Charles Frederick Bradley Jnr b. 1917 Brighton, Sussex, UK. d. 1994 Eastbourne East Sussex, UK.
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Carl Raymond Bradley

We know he married in Ireland to a Roseanna / Anna / Ann Mcgonagall and they left for Pennsylvania USA. He bore a coat of Arms and it was a blue shield with a single Boars head center with a sword piercing it from top to bottom with 3 drops of blood falling from the tip of the sword. His Family originated from the North of Ireland and that his family was the chieftain of the name and they was of the grandson of Subine meann.
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Bradley

William Bradley left from Cork, Ireland in 1822 and went to Pennsylvania USA family originally came from BallyBrollaghan Ireland
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Gallagher

An Australian Gallagher's on here I'm from Port Macquarie my grandmother was Betty Gallagher
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Michael Gallagher

although the first true moto was buna na basa victory or death
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Michael Gallagher

My faith is my Glory
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Gallagher

Grace Gallagher married Frances Conaghan 19 Jan 1864. They then imm. to the United States. in1869. Frank and Grace Gallagher/Conaghan eventually settled in Hazleton Pa. They had Mary (b6 Jan 1870, Adara, Don., Ireland). Mary married Andrew Higgins. They had 12 children. My Grandfather was #5, his name was Daniel M Higgins. Mary (my Mom, his daughter) often recalled "Visitors from Ireland" to visit her Gradmom Grace.
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Jack Fritz

Attn: Witros I recently posted an article on my great grandfather Patrick Gallagher who was born in Aghavanny Leitrim which has been absorbed by Kiltycloger. Most of his children were born in Manor Hamilton which is between Kiltycloger and Drumkeeren. I have been researching my family and I do not know, but we could be somehow related. However, of my ggfather's 10 children, 8 immigrated to the US about 1892, but they all went to Chicago, not NY. Will let you know if I find any family connection. Jack Fritz
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Gallagher

Sir James Gallagher 1860-1925, Lord Mayor of Dublin 1915-1917 during the Easter Rising of 1916. Son of Patrick Gallagher and Cicily Mc Govern of Aghavanny County Leitrim
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Tammy Rich

I would like to find out more about my family history. I have information back to Patrick Henry Gallagher of Donegal County and he was born on December 25, 1836. I know that his father's name was Michael Gallagher and his mother's name was Nellie Dwyer. If anyone has any further information on this, I would greatly appreciate it.
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gallagher

All I know is that my mother was brought to the U.S. by a catholic orphanage and obtained a green card before I was born in 1986. I only know that her maiden name was Gallagher. but I don't know the exact spelling. My mothers name was Bernadette Gallager if anyone knows any information about my family history I would love to hear it. Sean Michael Paul
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Gallagher

I need to know about the origin of the Gallagher crest. Any help?
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BarneyGallagher

?Mea gloria fideles? Fidelity is the quality of being faithful or loyal. Its original meaning regarded duty to a lord or a king, in a broader sense than the related concept of fealty. Both derive from the Latin word fid?lis, meaning faithful or loyal. Mea gloria My Glory Fidelity is my Glory
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witros

Greetings and Happy St. Patricks Day to all. I have been searching for information on my great grandfather James Gallagher. To the best of my knowledge, he was born in Co. Leitrim 1868-1872. On his New York City death certificate it lists his parents as James Gallagher and Bridget McPartland both of Ireland. He left Ireland around 1892 and settled in Brooklyn, New York. He married Anna Woods who was born in Drumkeeran, Co. Leitrim. I have been unable to find any information on my ggf James and would appreciate any help. Thanks.
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Brian Gallagher

The motto is in fact Mea Gloria Fides which means The faith is my glory
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Jacob M

I live in america and i have been interested in my past i know that my family has stayed in ireland besides some parts who came many many years ago my grandpa is Jerry and ive always spelt my name McLaughlin
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McLaughlin

I don't know of any.
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Barry Kane

Ellen Frances McLoughlin was my great grandmother, married John McL. I have land grant to John, signed by President Monroe, 1824. Given to son John by father Michael McL. Michael lived about 1799 I think from Tyrone Co. in Ireland. Can you help me to know more. Barry Kane
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McLaughlin

John McLoughlin 1800
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Donna Kane

My father was born 1924 his name was William John Kane, he had a brother James, sisters Maggie and one other I will have to search. His father was from Ireland, came to Scotland as a Rag and Bone Man, and became a land developer with streets and roads with the Kane name on them. I know very little about my family, My parents moved to Canada and I lost all contact with relatives when my maternal grandparents passed away. My Irish Grandfather died young at the age of 52.
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Donald Kane

My father Thomas A O'Kane born in 1908 came to the U.S in 1929. He dropped the O and is known as thomas Kane
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Alexis

Trying to find my families roots
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Shields

Peter>Peter>Daniel>Lewis>Homer>Homer>Lewis>Edward(me)
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Doherty

I am looking to continue my family line and cannot go back any further. My line of the Doherty starts with my great grandmother, Catherine Doherty who was born on 18 September 1887, in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland in 1887. Her father was William John D. Doherty, born Jan. 1863 and her mother Catherine K. Johnston, mostly known as Kate, born 23 August 1862. Williams father was also William John Doherty, born around 1829 and his wife was Ruth McClune born around 1828. I have not been able to trace my line back any further. I would love some help with finding the rest of my ancestors.
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Doherty

Looking for our relatives around Donegal. My Mom Ellen Doherty emigrated to the U.S.A along with one of her brothers Pat. Aunt Mary Doherty lived in Sligo. Anyone who can help us locate family, we thank you!!
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Cassidy

My Great-Grandmother Bridget Cassidy was born in Monaghan in1830. She was convicted of stealing a quilt from her employer and was transported to Australia in1848. Her father was listed as John Cassidy but no record of her mothers name has been found. Any descendant of Bridget or anyone having any further information on her I would be grateful to hear from you
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David Cassada

My 7th great grandfather is from Cavan, Ireland. I am a surgeon and my father was also a physician. Came naturally and now I know why!
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Kerry Cassidy

Butch Cassidy was not a Cassidy! Robert LeRoy Parker (April 13, 1866 – November 7, 1908), better known as Butch Cassidy, was a U.S. train robber and bank robber, and the leader of a gang of criminal outlaws known as the "Wild Bunch" in the American Old West.
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Cassidy

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid. Famous American story but Butch had grand parents who immigrated if I’m not mistaken.
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Michael Monteforte

My great grandfather's name was jack Cassidy of county clare ireland
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Diamond

Mae Diamond
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Diamond 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 Diamond 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 Diamond 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 Diamond 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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Heather Zak

We have traced our ancestor Sgt.. William Henry McCracken to Kilmore, Dungannon, Tyrone Co, where he was a miller before joining the British army and then emigrating to Canada. McCracken's Landing in Dummer, Ontario is named after him and family. 
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McCracken

Gwendolyn this is my family as well. Just starting and would love more info!
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McCracken

My grand mother was a McCracken as is my mother . Orpha Ann McCracken..I would like info on my.my grand father was named Lyman McCracken would love to no are coat.of arms .
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Trevor

I dont see any evidence supporting that mccracken is a surname to Neach when there is clear evidence of mccracken in 1300s and dna evidence does not link us to MacNaughtons thats currently being proven.
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Gwendolyn joi heatley, bo

My family are from ulster john anthony McCracken and aisley bowman were married in 1718. John was born in 1700 in ulster. He moved to Pennsylvania USA and died in 1774
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Mccracken

Clinton D McCracken 11/8/27-8/27/1987
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Joshua McCracken

Where did the McCrackens' originate from.?
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Heather Zak

We have traced our ancestor Sgt.. William Henry McCracken to Kilmore, Dungannon, Tyrone Co, where he was a miller before joining the British army and then emigrating to Canada. McCracken's Landing in Dummer, Ontario is named after him and family. 
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McCracken

Gwendolyn this is my family as well. Just starting and would love more info!
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McCracken

My grand mother was a McCracken as is my mother . Orpha Ann McCracken..I would like info on my.my grand father was named Lyman McCracken would love to no are coat.of arms .
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Trevor

I dont see any evidence supporting that mccracken is a surname to Neach when there is clear evidence of mccracken in 1300s and dna evidence does not link us to MacNaughtons thats currently being proven.
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Gwendolyn joi heatley, bo

My family are from ulster john anthony McCracken and aisley bowman were married in 1718. John was born in 1700 in ulster. He moved to Pennsylvania USA and died in 1774
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Mccracken

Clinton D McCracken 11/8/27-8/27/1987
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Joshua McCracken

Where did the McCrackens' originate from.?
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SonOfNiall

I havent much information on the ONeill side of my family but my mothers family Owens is from Brackloon, County Mayo.
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McCloskey

Correction for Richard McCluskey it was 1840
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McCloskey

My great grandfather emigrated around 1940 from either Ireland or Scotland to NY his name was Richard McCluskey. I am trying to figure out where he may have emigrated from.
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mccloskeyp

When Bloscadh Ui Cathain was alive, neither Londonderry, Northern Ireland nor the United Kingdom yet existed. He was born in the Tuath (Kingdom) of Fir na Craibhe agus Ciannachta Glinne Geimhin, which was in the Diocese of Doire (Derry)
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Anne McCann

My great grandfather James McCloskey married Bridget Breslin in 1878 in Frosses Donegal, they lived in Croagh 5 miles from Dunkineely. According to the marriage certificate his father James McCloskey was still alive. James and Bridget had 6 children, Ann, James, Mary Jane, Francis, Catherine and John. James and Bridget died 1924 & 1925 both are buried in Bruckless Cemetery.
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Jerry

Looking for ancesters of John McCloskey emigrated to newark new jersey
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mccloskeydj

My family is originally from Castletown, Dunkineely, County Donegal
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editor101

McCloskey Found mainly in the northern counties of Derry and Donegal, McCloskey was originally Mac Bloscaidh and they were a tribe of the OKanes. Bloscaidh O Cain was born around the areas of Dungiven and Limavady in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. McCloskeys are also present in Kerry, Cork, and Dublin Keller Clark
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McCloskey

Correction for Richard McCluskey it was 1840
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McCloskey

My great grandfather emigrated around 1940 from either Ireland or Scotland to NY his name was Richard McCluskey. I am trying to figure out where he may have emigrated from.
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mccloskeyp

When Bloscadh Ui Cathain was alive, neither Londonderry, Northern Ireland nor the United Kingdom yet existed. He was born in the Tuath (Kingdom) of Fir na Craibhe agus Ciannachta Glinne Geimhin, which was in the Diocese of Doire (Derry)
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Anne McCann

My great grandfather James McCloskey married Bridget Breslin in 1878 in Frosses Donegal, they lived in Croagh 5 miles from Dunkineely. According to the marriage certificate his father James McCloskey was still alive. James and Bridget had 6 children, Ann, James, Mary Jane, Francis, Catherine and John. James and Bridget died 1924 & 1925 both are buried in Bruckless Cemetery.
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Jerry

Looking for ancesters of John McCloskey emigrated to newark new jersey
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mccloskeydj

My family is originally from Castletown, Dunkineely, County Donegal
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editor101

McCloskey Found mainly in the northern counties of Derry and Donegal, McCloskey was originally Mac Bloscaidh and they were a tribe of the OKanes. Bloscaidh O Cain was born around the areas of Dungiven and Limavady in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. McCloskeys are also present in Kerry, Cork, and Dublin Keller Clark
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Yfrofw

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Hannah

Hi I'm in wales. We have the last name MCcluskey but unfortunately my grandfather's mother spelt the surname wrong on his birth certificate as Mccluskay so now we all have it! I was wondering if anyone knew if this would effect me doing the family tree? Thanks 
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McCluskey

Ludwick McCluskey approximately 1895 to 1960 Walter Benjamin Mccluskey born 1918 died approximately 1991 Stephen Charles McCluskey(restaurant owner on Nantucket Island) Born 1946 still living as of 2021
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McCluskey

Charles McCluskey Past Supreme Knight of the Knights of St Columba and Papal Knight of St Gregory the Great Born 1960 Glasgow Scotland and still alive
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Mulholland

Looking for Henry Mulholland. Born in Tyronne Ireland, probably moved to the U.S. about 1840ish. Had a daughter, Rose Mulholland, born in Misssouri 10-23-1866, who married an early O'Connor ancestor.
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Patrick J Mulholland III

My grandfather (Patrick I) was born in Edinburgh Scotland in 1899 to a William Mulholland. He moved to Antrim in and around 1905 and resided there until the 1920’s he came to Steubenville, Ohio. How do we know if we still have relatives in Antrim? Any help is appreciated. Thanks
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Art Mulholland

Looking for relatives of Mulhollands from around Littleton, Tipperary
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Andrew John Mulholland

Trying to trace Arthur Dennis Mulholland (my father) born 1920 And have no other details. His mother (name unknown) lived in birmingham in the 1950s.
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Bambi Barclay

My great grandfather was Herbert Mulholland of Viola , Minnesota, USA and I would like to trace ancestry records for him
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Christelle venter

I am trying to trace ancestry records for george henry mulholland who left cork and went to south africa in the 1820s
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Brian Menzies

Hi there. My gran, born in the Gorbals/Hutchesontown (1903), Glasgow, was Ellen Gilligan. Her grandad, John Gilligan was from Ireland, and married Mary Ann Dixon (from Dublin I think). Their daughter, Margaret Gilligan (my great grannie) was born in 1874 in Glasgow. I would be really grateful for suggestions on the best way of finding out more about the Gilligan's in Ireland.
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Audrey Gilligan

Hello : My name is Audrey Gilligan and I am the Widow of Rolyn Gilligan. I am doing research on the Gilligan family and have gotten back into the seventeen hundreds. Have found a large group of Williams in Canada. Have been trying to trace three of them ; aWilliam Wallace Gilligan, a William Henry and a just plain William. have traced William H to Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin and the William to Rhinelander, Wi, William Wallace seems to have stayed in Canada. Also a James Gilligan in New York. My husbands Great Grandfather was John Caravagh Gilligan and he lived in Spruce township, Oconto County, Wi. His father seems to have been John T Gilligan. that is as far as I have gotten. I am working through Ancester.com.
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Susanne Gilligan

I am Susanne Gilligan. Part of a large Irish family spread over Northeast Pennsylvania.I have brothers, Sean, Patrick, Maryrose and my father is John Gilligan. My oldest brother Sean has studied our family history through to Ireland a number of generations back. We've obviously taken through Pennsylvania!
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Kelly Gilligan

O Hello My name is Kelly Gilligan and I am desperate to find any family as I have been told that we do still have relatives in Ireland And just thought it would be so cool this day in age to find them. My Gilligan family are extremely close Supportive loyal honest and incredibly funny. Has has the ability to bring the perfect amount of light into dark situations. We a large group splattered mostly in on around the Philadelphia Area in Pennsylvania. I feel hopeless and have no clue where to start as I know nothing about our name heritage but have always been so proud to call myself Gilligan and want so desperately to find others like me. . My dad William T Gilligan is the oldest living male Gilligan so far her is 76ish..? He couldn’t even tell me and I don’t want to do math he was born 1947 he is one of 7 and has out lived his 2 younger brothers. I have two brothers Shawn and William in early to late 30. I also have an amazing sister late 30 and I mid 30s. Please reach out with any info where to start what to do anything helps! Thanks for your time GILLIGANS ROLL OUT
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McLoughlin

Patrick Ambrose McLoughlin became Secretary General of the Department of Health in Ireland. He also served as Chairperson of the National Health Service Executive from 2012-2015 during a major economic crisis for Ireland. He had a distinguished career dealing with major health scandals very effectively. Born 1952
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McLoughlin

Born in SC, 2 sons with Emma Harris Born in 1862
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Rosemary McGrath

Information about the McLoughlin family ancestry in Derrybrien County Galway Ireland
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Rosemary McGrath

Any information about the McLoughlin's of Derrybrien County Galway Ireland
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McLoughlin

bridget mcLoughlin from newcastle co dublin. ~Travelled to america in 1880/1890 with her father
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Mc Loughlin

Hello! I am looking for information about my great grandfather, William Mc Loughlin born in Ireland - not sure if 1835 or 1840 and deceased in Salto, Argentina in 1895. Son of James Mc Loughlin and Mary Duffy. and husband of Winnifred Muldoon, from Legan, Co. Longford, born in 1845 and deceased in 1896 in Salto, Argentina. Thank you!
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marget McLoughlin

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Marina nee' McAuley Wigmo

As part of the Y-DNA Clan MacAuley /StudyProject we've just had done, it shows that our family are a Sept of the Maguire's from Awley Maguire ,3rd son of Donn Carrach Maguire( MaguIre Chief and King of Fermanagh, d 1302). However, my 4th gr-grandfather James Kennedy McAuley ,farmer of Co Londonderry from about late 1700's. Anybody, have relatives in the same area as can't go back any further so far?
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The McAuley name has a long history in Ireland and Scotland, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the north-west region of the Emerald Island. The McAuley story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup D2] 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 McAuley surname origin is from the Cenél Conaill [R1b-L513, Subgroup D] who found the Dál Fiatach.
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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 McAuley 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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Avryll Sixtus

Hi, I am trying to work out my Colgan forebears. My first Colgan record is Hugh Kelly who married Mary Colgan in Kilkeel (c) 1825, children were Patrick, MARY ANN and Catherine. Mary Ann married Michael Sloane in Carlisle in 1868, she gives her father as Hugh, Michael's father is Arthur, both labourers. There seem to be many Mary Colgans details of which I have downloaded and one even married a Hugh Kelly, with a son Patrick born (c) 1860. So there are two marriages between Hugh Kelly and Mary Colgan three decades apart. Also looking for any info on Arthur Sloane from Kilkeel who relocated to Carlisle I believe with son Michael born 1829 in Kilkeel
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Diana Ewers

IDK how famous my great great grandfather would be considered but he was a big deal in Atchinson, Kansas. He emigrated from County Offaly in 1843 according to U.S. Census records. Birth 5 Dec 1825 Kingston, County Offaly, Ireland Married Brigitta Langan 27 Jan 1858 Doniphan, Ireland and Died 13 Nov 1900 Shannon County, Atchison, Kansas, USA. He was one of the early settlers in Atchison, became County Treasurer, owned a very large farm and is subject of many Atchison Globe newspaper articles. He is in a local publication of founding fathers. I'm very proud of my Irish ancestry.
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ciaran colgan

looking for any COLGAN Aghulusky Co Mayo. 65 Colgans recorded in the area all related re 1900
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CIARAN OLGAN

looking for Colgans of Aghlusky Co Mayo Ireland
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Colgan name has a long history in Ireland, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the north-west region of the Emerald Island. The Colgan story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup D2] 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 Colgan surname origin is from the Cenél Conaill [R1b-L513, Subgroup D] who found the Dál Fiatach.
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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 Colgan 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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Darren Hegarty

Hi I would like to know more about my Father's origins, he is 93 and was the some of James and Anne Hegarty from Skibereen in West Cork.
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James Anthony Hegarty

i would like to hear all Hegartys living in the United united States.I live in Queens county NY.
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ROSE GATES

Hi. I would like to get in touch with Hegarty family members in Ireland and USA.
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Steven

Hello just seen your message so I thought I'd reply I'm a member of the Corr family from Waterford city ireland my grandfather was John Corr he would have been born in approximately 1930s we could be related.
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Vikki Corr

Looking for any information on my Father’s father family who lived in Waterford Ireland. My Grandfather’s name was James Corr and my grandmother’s name was Mary but she died at an early age in her 20s my Father Francis Corr was their only child he thinks he was 6 years old when she past away he was born in 1929. My grandfather and my Dad moved to England my Dad was in the Irish army then when they moved to England he joined the English army. Please if anyone can give me any information about my grandfather’s family that would be lovely thank you.
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Jeannie Neves

I am looking for information on Hanora Corr, b. County Cavan (possibly Creamfield, Denn) 1856+/- Father James Corr, Mother: Bridget Gaffney. Had a daughter Elizabeth Born 12/3/1888. Trying to find record of birth of Elizabeth, record of birth of Hanora
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Peter Mullan

My father Patrick Mullan Emerson st waterside Derry married to Marjorie Murphy. My Grandfather Patrick Mullan Drumsurn Co Derry married to Catherine . My Great grandfather David Mullan Drumsurn co Derry. Catholics. my grandfather was the result of my great grandfathers second marriage to a lady with the sir name of Simpson. A protestant. ive no further history as at the time these missed marriages were frowned upon and they were obviously disowned by both sides.
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Kellie Pocock

My Mccolgans include my great grandad Patrick McColgan 1886-1963 who married Annie Doherty 1887-1971 in 1920. They were from Ardmore Londonderry.
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Erin

Who was your Lefdahl relative? It's a fairly rare name.
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Mccolgan

My grandfather was James Wellington mccolgan a doctor in sagamore pa. My father was a product of an affair and my grandmother kept the Lefdahl name. I know James is hurried in Canada and was a doctor for the town of saramore pa. An old mining town. Any insight to potential family would be great
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McColgan

James McColgan, USMC, was the first man killed in the Spanish American War. 1898 Guantanamo Bay Cuba. He was only 18 or 19 years old, and had just come to Stoneham MA from Ireland. He was my grandmother's first cousin.
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Laurie McColgan Moore

I am travelling to Ireland in Sept. 2019 and would love to connect with some fellow McColgan clansmen. I am Canadian but identify with my Irish heritage (although at least 6 generations removed). Can you put me in touch with some McColgan's in Ireland? Point me in the right direction?
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Susan Teel

Hi, please allow me to join the group. I am trying to research my family tree through Crilley(crilly) and Troy from Wicklow
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Stephen Treacy

...this is a great spot and now famous for the relatively new show on Netflix..."Derry Girls". Very funny.
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