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Co. Galway (pronounced gall-way, not gal-way) is one of those places that you can get lost in and never come back. Stretching across one of the most harshly beautiful parts of the west coast of Ireland, Galway's distinctly Irish character comes across in its stark landscapes and rugged beaches, which are contrasted by the warm character of the Galwegian people.

Pine trees island on Derryclare Lake with Twelve Bens in background.

Beach near Ballyconnelly, Connemara, Galway

The county was named for its county town, Galway City, a notoriously artistic (read: hippy dippy) place. Small and walkable, Galway City has numerous artisanal cafes, local boutiques and quaint pubs, such as Tig Cóilí and the Crane, where music spills out onto the streets (and, sometimes, so do the drunk college students from NUI Galway).

Galway City streets, County Galway

The north part of Co. Galway is easily its most distinguishing region. Connemara is a rugged landscape marked by barren mountains, including the 12 Bens range, glassy lakes and sea air so fresh it stings your lungs. The best place to get a feel for the place is by hiking in Connemara National Park, which is also home to the county's native Connemara ponies. Just down the road, Kylemore Abbey, a 19th-century Benedictine monastery, is one of the most beautiful structures in Ireland.

Connemara Ponies, County Galway

Kylemore Abbey, located in Connemara, Co. Galway is a major tourist attraction in the West of Ireland. It offers woodland walks, garden tours, fascinating history and beautiful architecture

Connemara also comprises the largest Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) region in all of Ireland, with some 45,000 people, and this has given rise to a plethora of Irish language services coming out of Galway, including schools, a radio station (Raidió na Gaeltachta), a TV channel (TG4) and a newspaper (Foinse), all in Irish.

Music and the arts are a way of life in Galway, with the Arts Festival and Early Music Festival held annually, while the Galway Oyster Festival each September is a good time to sample fresh seafood paired with Guinness. Likewise, the rich and posh come from all over Ireland each July to the Galway Races, where they wear funny hats and pretend to be British while watching horse races.

Oyster tray at the Galway International Oyster Festival

Technically, the most famous thing to come out of Galway was James Joyce's wife, Nora Barnacle. However, everyone knows that Galway's real contribution to Irish society is that great Steve Earle song, Galway Girl, which is featured on the Bulmers ads.

Two men harvesting turf

Two men harvesting turf near Leenaun, Galway.

Turf, known also as peat, is partially decomposed vegetable matter that locals use as a cheap (free) source of fuel for home heat.

Dun Aengus, Inis Mor, Aran Islands off the coast of Galway

Dun Aengus, Inis Mor, Aran Islands off the coast of Galway

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Martin

My 5th great grandfather George Martin reportedly sailed to Chester, PA in America from Ireland some time in the mid-1700s, before marrying Annah Cloud in Wilmington, DE in 1761 and settling on a farm in Hampshire County, WVA where he lived and raised a family until his death in 1806. I have not been able to trace his country of origin or parents across the pond and was hoping somebody on this site may have information on George Martin to share. My family lore says our Martin line were Scotch-Irish, which I take to mean a family from Northern Ireland that originally came from England or Scotland. My ancestry goal has been to trace each branch of my tree back to their country of origin. I have done that for all the women who married into my Martin line, but not yet for my Martins. Hoping somebody here can help!
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Martin

Laura Ann martin I stay right across the school st.martin north schools on lemoyne and my family name is martin of Orland Scottish and Welch and united kingdom I stay in Mississippi on lemoyne this is where I lived at the st.martin school on lemoyne Blvd. I I seen a begger at fountains piers under the bridge I then rushed home and put a a brand new church suit with brand-new church shoes in a plastic bedspread bag clear so it was neatly folded and I put it on my back and carried it to him with one hand on my bike I was 9 years old and I had no fear I rode my bike into the shadows under the bridge and I gave him a cloak a brand new church suit and shoes black and shinny so he had rags and walked away in a brand new suit this was my clack to him my coat of arms. I have my paper work stating our martin coat of arms.
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terry douglas martin

I am looking for info and parents, grandparents, etc. of Thomas Martin born 1800 Tennessee married to Nancy Hatton born 1805 virginia. They" had son William D. Martin 1828-1911 tennessee who married 1853 Louisa Jane Scott 1832-1901 Indiana. Also info Robert joseph charlton 1861-1957 Kentucky married to Mary Murphy 1861-1933 St. Louis, Mo. tmartin5678@yahoo.com
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terry douglas martin

i am looking for parents,etc. of William Martin born circa 1800 tennessee, his son John Martin born circa 1800 tennessee married circa 1853 tennessee elizabeth scott (born 1824). William not married. john martin's son James henry martin 1854-1931 who married phoebe jane wells (1861-1950) tmartin5678@yahoo.com
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Gorman

I am looking for living descendants of Bernard Martin & Sarah, nee McGrath. Their son, Joseph married Sarah Frazer (or Frazier/Fraiser) in the Carnteel Catholic Parish, County Tyrone on 9 August 1843 (microfilm 1D/36) and emigrated from Liverpool 15 March1844 on the ship, Briton, to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Sarah's sister, Jane, also emigrated with them. Joseph's shipping record has his native place as Drumlane, County Cavan and he came as an agricultural labourer. Have done extensive genealogy searches for Bernard and Sarah for marriage and children but to no avail. Visiting Ireland October 2018; would be great to link with relatives. Jill - gormanjilly.6563@yahoo.com.au
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Morris

John Morris
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mary stephenson

my great grandfather James morriss born county Mayo 1822/1827 does any one know anything about his parents . .James died in 1896 in Wallsend england he married Bridgete burns who was also from Ireland thanks for any help you can give.
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Tonianne Morris

My great grandad was John Edward morris not sure when he was born but he died 1925 Salford Manchester he married a Elizabeth Bradbury there children were George Albert John Harold Elizabeth Anne Mary Gladys
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Morris

Dennis Morris was born around 1710 in or about Galway. He departed Galway in 1732 (supposedly shortly after the English banned Catholic land ownership) and came to Baltimore, Maryland in North America, an open port for arriving Catholics. He proceeded north to New Jersey, married and started him family. He died in 1800 in New Jersey.
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Florence Morris

My name is Florence Morris and I was interested in more information on the Morris family. I wanted to know if some of the family was either of native Indian decent. I have not gone on ansestry.com but I am often asked if I am from native Indian decent.
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margaret egan elwood

my aunt married a john morris in boston .he was from mayo .. a brother stayed in home place but john went to boston and married my aunt catherine egan they had children and grandchildren john died and left catherine with young family . she later married again and had one child . . would like to know if there are any connections in around mayo still . . my cosin j richard morris and i are in touch .he in boston and i in galway thanks margaret
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Morris

MY dad GLYNDWR MORRIS DIED 14 DECEMBER 1968 IN Sydney Austrailia.
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Morris

James Morris death year I believe was 1992 he was my grandfather
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Morris

22/10/05
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Linda Morris Fangmeier

John Morris was transported on a prison ship from England as was a couple other Morris. Research Morris family Austrailia. Back in the day England transported debtors and political to Australia. Most times to another prison. I am researching Morris family and have started a tree on Myheritage.com under Morris family. I have found so far that 3 lines came from England some wealthy some not. Famous authors royalty clear back to 1066 Normandy invasion of Briton. Those names Morris , Sharp and Shafto. Morris in Carolinas north Shaftos in New Jersey , Sharp in Connecticut, New Jersey, Iowa.
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Lindy Wardfear

Hello out there! Trying to find info on John Morris who arrived in Australia in 1840 (from County Tyrone Ireland.. Donegal I think). He took up a large piece of land in the Junee NSW area and farmed sheep. His property was called Geralgambeth. As far as I'm aware, he was a free settler. I have a fair bit of info on his life after he arrived but none prior. Any snippets would be greatly appreciated. Regards
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Jennifer Morris

Looking for anyone that has connected the Morris family from Tennessee/Missouri area in United States to Ireland, oldest traceable relative at this moment is a Lige Morris born in Houston Tennessee, had one son named John Morris in Benton Tennessee on June 3rd 1872. John Morris died in Bruceton Tennessee on September 3rd 1938
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Anthony Barrett

The Morris name has a long history in Wales, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Morris 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 Morris 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 inscript
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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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Ward

Would love to know more about the Vikings and the Wards. The Ward name is my families Surname my gg great grandfather was born in Ireland but i do not know anything about hi, we also have some Cherokee on the Qualls side of my family. I hope to hear from you.
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Ward

My great grandfather, Owen Ward, born in 1825, in County Galway, had brothers Patrick and Thomas, and sisters Bridget and Margaret. My family tree has Bridget coming from Kilkerrin parish. This is where my tree stops. I am unable to gather any more history.
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ward

Hi if you have birth years I can help
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ward

Hi if you give me names and dates I can help
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Ward

Nancy Ward (Nanyehi Ghigau , Beloved Woman) Native Indian from what is now known as America (please refrain from using the term Native Americans as that is a spit in the face of our people/ should this land not be Cherokee land and thereby called the Cherokee Country.. we are Native Cherokee Indians and my blood is the blood The Wolf Clan of The Cherokee Nation and yet it is also the blood of the Vikings from Norman called Weard, Waird, Ward, MacAward, MacWard which has ran through the blood of many peoples and many nations, if you care to know the true origins of the Wards and why they left Norman and split into two equal halves with one half commanded to settle in England and the Second Half commanded to settle in Ireland I will be glad to uncover the family's long and very well kept secrets. Another subject for another day.. Here we have one of ours that is held in such high regard by many who know not the truth and yet I feel she should know her way into your history books in association with the dangerous individuals who have always been hot blooded, The Ward Family. I do not deny that my bloodline comes from very.. well let's just say it shall we.. dangerous, murderous, and unscrupulous folk's that demanded their bloodline should survive but not only survive but should thrive.. and no Ward would hesitate to kill anyone who stood in the way of that one very important and very key idea behind the entire migration from Norman to begin with.. infamous is the name Ward for they were not trust worthy and liable to stick a blade in you instead of having to look at you.. yet nobody had the courage to say it to the face of a Ward did they, no they did not and this remains the way it is to this very day.. each branch of the forlorn family tree would have to move away from the other branches to keep from killing each other off.. sorry lot you see.. the curse of The Wards Forlorn Family Tree.. good ole Viking Blood and Personalities.. gotta love em or don't I don't care.. anyways, My Great by 8 grandmother was Nancy 'Nanyehi' Ward / Born 1738 CHOTA /Death between 1822 and 1824 there are some discrepancies upon the date of her death due to the fact that she went into hiding and started going by a different name.. now you will not find what I am about to tell you in any of the history books and archives but that is not a new thing now is it.. more often than not the way history is told is not the way it truly was.. #*Nanyehi was found to be a traitor in the end and marked for death by the Cherokee Nation*#.. (this should be obvious to anyone of any real intelligence upon reading the articles widely available across the internet concerning her traitorous ways) combined with the not so forgiving Cherokee People... Traitors, their wives and the children included,. were burned alive.. have a read and ask yourself if you really believe the Cherokees who would scalp you where you stand (scalp means to cut the flesh and hair from the head of a living person ) would permit such traitors to remain among them much less among the land of the living?!? I sincerely doubt she was able to hide her treacherous actions of a traitor for too long after the white children were born.. many times she gave up her people to the white man and sided with the white man, married the white man and gave birth to the white man's children and if not for her discrepancies (one who goes about) I would not be alive now to be writing this for you.. fortunately I am without an heir and this branch of the monsterous and monster filled Forlorn Ward Family Tree will die with me and be buried with my body and whatever blood is left in it and the world will be better for it.. The reign and terror of the monster slowly dies off and is written out of the history books to be forever swept under the carpet.. I am known as White Wolf of the Cherokee Nations Wolf Clan and Billy Joe Ward of The Ward Family's.. Father was Roy Clark Ward and his father was Vernon Lee Ward of the south eastern states of American including but not limited to.. the Carolinas, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, the Virginia's, New York all the way down to Florida and back many times.. spread throughout the land like so many drops from Johnny Appleseed's hand. Feel free to query me for more details should you fancy them. Remarkably and So Very Truly Yours, White Wolf (Bill "Billy" Joe Ward) NAJA COBRA
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Jeffrey Ward

Hello. I am looking for Ward and Russell family information from the Eastern shore Chesapeake Maryland and Northern Virginia areas….families were of lower economic class…water people, fishermen, clammers, crabbers, oystercatchers, etc and domestic farm type workers….apparently rumor says many records destroyed in local gov building fires in the northern Virginia area over the years. Any information would be appreciated. Cheers!
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Donagh Ward

Con Ward lived in Stranorlar in the 1960S His wife taugt me in infants class in the catholic primary school in Stranorlar.One of the girls was roisin and another girl was Annne,Bernard was one of the boys,he might have worked with the National Cash Register Company when living here in Ireland. To the best of my knowledge both he and his brother either went to the States or to Britain.My name is Donagh Ward originally from Ballybofey county Donegal. Living here in dublin since 1966.I often go back to donegal on holiday.I do hope I have helped with your query.
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Susan Hill

Looking for family of Richard Ward and his wife Mary Carraher or Camaher not quite sure of the spelling they had a son Francis Ward baptized 10-10-1850 in Ardee parish Peter Shield was the priest and sponsored by James Riley and Mary Donnelly. Richard Ward is my ggg grandfather and I am at a stopping point can’t find any info on either of there parents etc,any info would be great.
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Chloe Bridget

Is anyone else here a Galway and Midlands Ward? I'm trying to research our history with the wee folk and can't find much except from my grandaddy.
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ray ward

I'm looking for my families Irish Roots, I'm Raymond Ward born in Blackpool, England, My Father was Thomas Bryan Ward born in Manchester, My Grandfather was William Henry Ward ex Manchester, he had 2 Brothers, Tom and Jim and a sister Cissie. There roots were in Ireland but I can't find any information as my granddad was a bit of a rebel and outcast !!
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richard ward

joseph ward born 1805 i am looking fo his married certifiate. he marrid around 1835 1840 .
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Ward

my husband is a Anthony Ward from blackburn lancs he needs to find a brother are sister that was gaven away in 1975
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Ward

Ward was my Married name. I am looking for my Surname Calligan.
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Judy Sutherland

Hi, I am researching the Ward family from Loughborough area, Leicestershire, and would love to hear from anyone who has local knowledge, specifically. Some names in the tree I know are correct are Thomas Ward (1813- 1875) and his son, Thomas Biddles Ward (1838 - 1931) who emigrated to NZ. Judy (19-06-2020)
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Ward

Is anyone able to share some information about the Wards from Stranorlar, County Donegal?
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Ward

Ward in Galway I am looking for my family on my fathers side, Galway area. Anyone related to a Martin Gerrard Ward? He has a big family and is son of Anne & John Ward. Please get in touch if a match. Thanks.
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Ward

I would like to connect with members of the Ward diaspora, in particular, descendants of Samuel Joseph Ward and Norma Brownlee Ward.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Ward name can be found in the British Isles, but its origin according to DNA is from the north-west coast of the Emerald Island. The Ward 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 Ward 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 Gwynedd 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 Ward 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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MichaelWard1825

John Hudson and Elizabeth Baker Hudson her mothers maiden name was Whitfield migrated from England to the United States While enroute to the United States, the daughter Elizabeth met and fell in love with a young penniless Irish seaman, Michael Ward,from Belfast Ireland who was working his passage to the United States.Sometime after she and Michael married they moved south from NY she and Michael purchased a small hotel in Savannah,Georgia. this story was related numerous times by Eugene Franklin Ward to his grandchildren
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MichaelWard1825

I am searching for family members who might have knowledge of Michael Ward who boarded a ship in 1840s. Ship stopped in England where the Hudson family boarded. Michael met and married Elizabeth Hudson once they arrived in the USA. I first see them in NY in the 1850 census. He is listed as a flaxdresser. I was told Michaels father had the same occupation and his name was John Ward who was married to Kate Sullivan.
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zachxward

Ward! til the death of me
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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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Joe Burke

I would like to find out more about the Burke family.
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McAuley

I’m looking for information on Patrick Burke, who married Anne Garvey and had at least 2 children named Bridget (born approx 1888) and William (born approx 1896).
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Burk

I have been searching for info on Ulick Burke b.1690. He was the first Burk of my family to come to the USA from Ireland. He came to Baltimore, Maryland. I have seen one tree that says he came from Galway but nothing to back that up or any info about his parents. If anyone has more information I would be forever grateful.
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Mallory A

My great grandfather was Peter Lynch and immigrated to California in 1870. He was the son of Mathew Lynch and Margret Lynch. I understand he was from Cavan but I don't know much else about my great grandparents.
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Mallory A

My great grandfather was Peter Lynch and immigrated to California in 1870. He was the son of Mathew Lynch and Margret Lynch. I understand he was from Cavan but I don't know much else about my great grandparents.
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Lynch

James Lynch. Dublin, Ireland. 1890's birth in Ireland. 1930's death in Gary, Indiana
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Chas

Hi, Do you have any information on any of the following from Buncrana Donegal. George Lynch farmer who married Bridget Doherty at Cockerhill RC Church Abt 1861. He had a brother named James who married Martha Frield George Lynch Bridget Doherty Lynch had the following children. 1860 Mary. 1862 Elizabeth. 1865 Edward. 1867 Matthew. 1870 Charles My Grandfather. 1872 James.1874 George. 1876 Margaret. Abt 1880 Susan Lynch who migrated to Boston USA. Any descendents out there who wish to add to the family history?
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tolkien27us

Looking for descendants connected to John Lynch b.1813 in Donegal, Ireland. John emmigrated to the Boston, USA area via New Brunswick,Canada in 1834. Johns will lists his parents names as James and Bridget Lynch of Donegal. Ive hit a stone wall for the last couple of years and could use some help. Brothers of John are William and Cornelius I believe. Thanks.
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Katey

My grandmother - Julia Sullivan married John Lynch. They lived in Banteer, Cork, Ireland. Later moved to the USA. They had 4 children - John, Maurice, Mary Catherine May and Ellen Marie Nell. Any relatives out there?
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editor101

For VirginiaKathleen look at my addition to above text re the synonymous usage of Lynchahan and Lynch in 19th century Registers in Inishowen, Donegal, as noted by the Register General Matheson in his Varieties Synonymes of Surnames...in Ireland 1901. This means a strong likelihood of Donegal Lynches being O Loingseachain, especially taken together with the comments of Woulfe, supra.
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VirginiaKathleen

My mother always told me we were descended from the Galway Lynches, but her mother Katherine Bridget Lynch and her 7 siblings were born in Moville, Co. Donegal. Her father, Edward Lynch, was a marine engineer, and her mother, Katherine McLaughlin, was a District Nurse. They resided on Quay St. and sadly, died at young ages, when my grandmother was 9 leaving 8 orphaned children 5 of which were minors. They went to live in a Catholic orphanage across the Bay of Inishowen in Derry. My grandmother immigrated to NY and Brooklyn in 1911. Later married John Barr of Ballymacarthur, Donegal. Hello...
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alynch

Lynching is attributed to Charles Lynch 17361796, an American Revolutionary who headed a Virginia court punishing supporters of the British. I prefer the story I was passed down, that it originates from a Mayor of Galway, James Lynch, who hung his son from the balcony of his house in 1493.
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ilv2so62aol.com

My name is Theresa Resino maiden name Walsh origin of my Walsh family was Mayo at the turn of the 19th Century. The only male Walsh in our famly that has taken his DNA has a haplogroup of I-P109 curious about this.
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Bern

Same first and last name of my grandfather middle name was Joseph
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Reuben Innes

So I am leaving a message to all Walsh families in Kilkenny Ire my name is Reuben Innes and I am connected to a DNA family who 400 years ago lived there that was my surname before Innes family tree has one name family Jackman my tribal markers are R1b-L513
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D W

John Walsh was my grandad, he came over from Ireland to London, where I was born. He grew up in a home and so his heritage is slightly shrouded in history, especially on his Dad's side - whoever he may have been. Some secret. He was born in Dublin, was sent to Cork, and then found himself in Galway. That's when he met my Nanny Norah and eventually came over here to London.
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Stephen Meek

I’m a great-grandson of Adam Walsh of Antrim Co. Ireland. He may have been born between1855-65. Came to Canada in near 1895. And settled in Renfrew Co., Ontario.
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Brett walsh

I’m a Walsh from New York have family in county Clare trying to connect with
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Brian Walsh

Anthony, I am a Walsh with family roots in Co. Carlow....St. Mullins / barony of Idrone area. My Y-DNA haplogroup is T-M70. Regards, Brian Walsh
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Thomas Francis Walsh

Descendant of Thomas Joseph Walsh from Brooklyn New York. US Navy veteran.
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Deb Johnson

Great-Grandfather, William H. Walsh, born 1873 in Pa., USA; father, Edward, born in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 or 3) Guy’s sons will join the Welsh Adventurers and invade Ireland bringing their quest back to their native land. Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring the 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

(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 Walsh story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages. Guy de Sancto Wallerico’s ancestor joined the Normans and invaded England in 1066. In 1128, he is granted lands in south Wales.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) You may say the Walsh surname is not of Irish origin, but Welsh and Norman (from Normandy, France). But now DNA and some recorded history says otherwise. DNA tells us the origin of Walsh is as Irish as they come. The Walsh 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 Walsh surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly and McDonald in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

You may say the Walsh surname is not of Irish origin, but Welsh and Norman (from Normandy, France). But now DNA and some recorded history says otherwise. DNA tells us the origin of Walsh is as Irish as they come. The Walsh 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 Walsh surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly and McDonald in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celti
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Anthony Barrett

You may say the Walsh surname is not of Irish origin, but Welsh and Norman (from Normandy, France). But now DNA and some recorded history says otherwise. DNA tells us the origin of Walsh is as Irish as they come. The Walsh 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 Walsh surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly and McDonald in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celti
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Dubhglas

Descendant of Michael Walsh of Ireland.
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ilv2so62aol.com

My name is Theresa Resino maiden name Walsh origin of my Walsh family was Mayo at the turn of the 19th Century. The only male Walsh in our famly that has taken his DNA has a haplogroup of I-P109 curious about this.
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Bern

Same first and last name of my grandfather middle name was Joseph
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Reuben Innes

So I am leaving a message to all Walsh families in Kilkenny Ire my name is Reuben Innes and I am connected to a DNA family who 400 years ago lived there that was my surname before Innes family tree has one name family Jackman my tribal markers are R1b-L513
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D W

John Walsh was my grandad, he came over from Ireland to London, where I was born. He grew up in a home and so his heritage is slightly shrouded in history, especially on his Dad's side - whoever he may have been. Some secret. He was born in Dublin, was sent to Cork, and then found himself in Galway. That's when he met my Nanny Norah and eventually came over here to London.
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Stephen Meek

I’m a great-grandson of Adam Walsh of Antrim Co. Ireland. He may have been born between1855-65. Came to Canada in near 1895. And settled in Renfrew Co., Ontario.
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Brett walsh

I’m a Walsh from New York have family in county Clare trying to connect with
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Brian Walsh

Anthony, I am a Walsh with family roots in Co. Carlow....St. Mullins / barony of Idrone area. My Y-DNA haplogroup is T-M70. Regards, Brian Walsh
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Thomas Francis Walsh

Descendant of Thomas Joseph Walsh from Brooklyn New York. US Navy veteran.
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Deb Johnson

Great-Grandfather, William H. Walsh, born 1873 in Pa., USA; father, Edward, born in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 or 3) Guy’s sons will join the Welsh Adventurers and invade Ireland bringing their quest back to their native land. Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring the 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

(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 Walsh story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages. Guy de Sancto Wallerico’s ancestor joined the Normans and invaded England in 1066. In 1128, he is granted lands in south Wales.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) You may say the Walsh surname is not of Irish origin, but Welsh and Norman (from Normandy, France). But now DNA and some recorded history says otherwise. DNA tells us the origin of Walsh is as Irish as they come. The Walsh 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 Walsh surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly and McDonald in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

You may say the Walsh surname is not of Irish origin, but Welsh and Norman (from Normandy, France). But now DNA and some recorded history says otherwise. DNA tells us the origin of Walsh is as Irish as they come. The Walsh 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 Walsh surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly and McDonald in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celti
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Anthony Barrett

You may say the Walsh surname is not of Irish origin, but Welsh and Norman (from Normandy, France). But now DNA and some recorded history says otherwise. DNA tells us the origin of Walsh is as Irish as they come. The Walsh 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 Walsh surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly and McDonald in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celti
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Dubhglas

Descendant of Michael Walsh of Ireland.
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Jorge Moran

Didn’t know there was so many people with Moran as a last name! I grew up in the US but my family originates from Guerrero, MEXICO.
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Rich

Through DNA Y I am descended Connaught of Hundred Battles and Chiefs of the Ui Maine
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Ricardo Moran

I'm looking for possible Irish relatives whose ancestors migrated to Mexico around 1900. My great grandfather Roman Moran lived in Mexico and my great great grandfather was supposed to have migrated from Ireland. But I do not know his name. Thank you.
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Moran

I have been to to Oyster bar and the owner looks exactly like my grandfather. The owner gave me 2 key chains - very generous!! Our history is lost other than some loose information from Ancestry DNA. I did a Y DNA search years ago and had it downloaded and sent to Irish origins linking us to the following surnames: Doherty, Campbell, McCampbell, McGee, Gormely, MacAdams etc. M222 aka Northern Irish. Assuming from Sligo. Another interesting fact on Ancestry I’m related to several African Americans from the Caribbean- so apparently some of my people got shipped by Cromwell after their defeat. My mother is 100% Norwegian and the Irish Moran’s never owned slaves. My Irish Brady and Moran family made it to Minnesota in the 1860’s. Th
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Patrick Moran

Since last I posted, I found out that m family came from the Galway area, but still looking for the year. Had nice visit with possible family at the "Moran's Oyster Cottage" in Galway. Terrific food also!
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Jorge Moran

Didn’t know there was so many people with Moran as a last name! I grew up in the US but my family originates from Guerrero, MEXICO.
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Rich

Through DNA Y I am descended Connaught of Hundred Battles and Chiefs of the Ui Maine
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Ricardo Moran

I'm looking for possible Irish relatives whose ancestors migrated to Mexico around 1900. My great grandfather Roman Moran lived in Mexico and my great great grandfather was supposed to have migrated from Ireland. But I do not know his name. Thank you.
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Moran

I have been to to Oyster bar and the owner looks exactly like my grandfather. The owner gave me 2 key chains - very generous!! Our history is lost other than some loose information from Ancestry DNA. I did a Y DNA search years ago and had it downloaded and sent to Irish origins linking us to the following surnames: Doherty, Campbell, McCampbell, McGee, Gormely, MacAdams etc. M222 aka Northern Irish. Assuming from Sligo. Another interesting fact on Ancestry I’m related to several African Americans from the Caribbean- so apparently some of my people got shipped by Cromwell after their defeat. My mother is 100% Norwegian and the Irish Moran’s never owned slaves. My Irish Brady and Moran family made it to Minnesota in the 1860’s. Th
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Patrick Moran

Since last I posted, I found out that m family came from the Galway area, but still looking for the year. Had nice visit with possible family at the "Moran's Oyster Cottage" in Galway. Terrific food also!
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Mike Lyons

I may be related to some of you. My family is from Chapel Park which is near Roscommon, Longford and Galway. I plan on visiting hopefully in 2022.
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jesus_maltos

there was a ruler name lyon that live on gallaway around 1100, ??
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Cindy Sullivan

Looking for clues on where my great grandfather, Patrick Joseph Lyons, was from in Ireland. Family stories suggest he could be from Cork, Galway, Longford, or Roscommon. Both of his wives were from Roscommon. He was a mason who immigrated to the USA around 1865-1870 and settled in Providence and Cranston, Rhode Island. From approx. 1885 to his death in 1930, he lived in New Haven, Connecticut.
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Lyons

Trying to understand how the Lyons' clan moved to Galway, Ireland. Specifically Patrick Lyons. He immigrated to New York around 1850-1870, probably from the potato famine. He settled around the Adirondack mountains. He married Ellen O'Connor. He was Catholic and buried in St. Mary's cemetery in Oneida, NewYork.
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LYONS

Trying to get in contact with family members in tramore, my dad was Vincent brenden lyons, who unfortunately died in England, Guilford in 1970, please leave a message if you can help
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jklyons99

Hello from the Lyons from Memphis, TN!
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George Raymind Blake

My grandfather was Frank Oliver Blake. He was born in Fairfax or Georgia, Franklin County, Vermont, USA in 1869-1870. He listed his parents as Frank / George Blake and Anna Flannery of Ireland. That's all I have for now. They were probably born around 1825-1830. I have no idea where in Ireland. I imagine they moved during the Famine. I have records from various Genealogy web sites but no birth certificate.
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Blake

Ola Blake he died in 2014
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zach

maybe we wont heart anyone
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Rudeshuh

Blake people are respectful. They want hurt, any one, they treat wit respectful ,
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Rudesuh

I love my Blake family, an I wish I all ways , love the Blakes , family, what is it like on the land I never seen,
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French

Louise French. Married George Harrison's father in Liverpool. Not sure the date of her death.
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French

My great-great grandfather was Major General Sir George Arthur French b. 1841 Roscommon, d. 1921 London. No problem with his history, there's lots, & I still have the tea tray (once park of a service - there's a story) given him & Janet Clark Inness when they left his post as first Commissioner of the Northwest Mounted Police. But I would love to find out more about his father John French b. ca 1804 Morningpark, Dublin, m. Isabella Hamilton b. ca 1808. How does he link to the Frenchpark French's? I can't find anything on these two, & would be grateful for any light that can be shed!
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John B French

Hello, We have been trying to find any info on Edward French, my great, great grandfather who emigrated to Canada in the early 1800's. He eventually became the Superintendent of the Mariner's hospital in Bathurst, New Brunswick, CA. HE died in the 1850's and his wife and some of her children left CA and came to Boston. We have the ship name of that voyage and my great grandfather John Henry French's naturalization papers from 1879. Any suggestions as to hoe we might find any info on Edward French?
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Joyce

Joseph joyce date of birth 07/02/94. Professional rugby player for bristol Bears
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Stephen Joyce

My name is Stephen Joyce. I am a descendant of Peter Joyce & Mary Moor/s who left Ireland for England in the early 1800s
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Lawrence (Larry) Joyce

My Ancestry DNA indicates that my Irish ancestors were from North Munster - possibly near the Limerick area and they may have been dairy farmers.
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Lawrence (Larry) Joyce

Looking for help to find my Irish ancestry. Believe my gg grandfather was Maurice Joyce who was baptized at St Mary's Cork City in 1803 and married my gg grandmother, Marg Foley at St Mary's Cork City in 1832. They had Thomas Joyce in 1833 and he came to Canada as an indentured apprentice on a British merchant ship in 1847 and eventually settled in the Cornwall Ontario area and became a dairy farmer.
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Joyce

My Father is Charles Harold Joyce, His Father was James William Joyce who married Ann Joyce (Nee-Dare) His Fathers name was Peter Joyce married Mary Joyce. Nee-Moors
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MIa Joyce

Kia ora I am the Daughter of King David Samuel Joyce the 1, I am MAORI CROWN QUEEN OF NEW ZEALAND, AOTEAROA. KING ALBERT jOYCE WAS MY GREAT GRANDFATHER who lived in Paihia, Far North.
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Juancho Joyce

Y yo soy Juan
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Joyce

I am Kathleen Joyce, Innishbarra, Lettermore, Co.Galway. Same as above name, a Gaelic speaker from the Gaeltacht.
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Joyce

My name is Kathleen Joyce and I am from the Gaeltacht, I speak fluent Irish, that is Connenara Gaelic.
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kennyj

my father was george alfred joyce,1915-1988,his father, james thomas william joyce, 1882-1922,and grandfather, also james thomas william joyce, were both from dublin
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Madden

Joseph Madden 04/25/1976 Erin Tennessee
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Carly Covel

My Mother's grandfather was Thomas Lawrence Madden who's family immigrated to the United states from Co Mayo when he was just a baby. His family worked in Coal country after settling I don't know much else about his family. My grandmother passed from Alzheimer's so any stories she would have had were long gone by the time I was interested enough to ask about them. All I know is that he eventually settled in Germantown PA, and would sing Irish folk songs to my grandmother when she was a girl. If anyone knows anything about Thomas Madden or the Maddens in Co. Mayo I would love to reconnect some of the disjointed history I have.
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michael madden

i michael madden in ballycroy co mayo my dad yas a famous rug weaver dont know where his parents are buired can any body help thank you
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Madden

michael maddenborn in ballycroy co mayo 29 09 1946 son off patrick madden famous rug weaver and my mother margaret gruddy geesala co mayo
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LeeAnn Madden

My Name is LeeAnn Madden - I live in Tennessee. When I research the name it always says of Irish origin, but when I did my DNA test it said I was of Scottish origin??? I am not sure, but I grew up being told I was from Irish ancestry. My paternal grandfather was from Erin, TN which I understand has a large amount of Irish people.
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AM

Brothers left Ireland landed in Quebec Canada walked over the border to Essex County New York Jay Black Brook area Lake Placid New York Will Madden family had a farm in Jay New York Thomas took over the farm and had many children. Names related are English, Carey, Hurley, Kennedy, Dwyer, Sullivan, and DEvlin.
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Patrick Thomas Madden.

my father and mother are both from n ireland.arthur and annie madden.my grannie and grandad had a small farm.in clady.my mum and dad came over to scotland to live and had a family of 10 ,6 boys and 4 girls. i will have to go to galway some time i to see where all the maddens come from.
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Michael Madden

My name is Michael Martin Madden I live in Dundalk Ireland son of Patrick Madden rug weaver who lived in Ballycroy Co Mayo.
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catherine hankins

My grandmother was Alta Mae Madden, born in Seminole Oklahoma in 1896. Looking for any information concerning her father John Frank Madden born 1867 and a nephew named R C Madden born 1919 in Seminole Oklahoma. Appreciate any info Anyone can send.
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Madden

Michael O'Madden 1804-1881
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Loretta Madden-Holman

Hello. My maiden name is Madden, my father Patrick Joseph Madden (born in Castletown Bear) was the son of Patrick Joseph Madden. My grandfather was killed/died when my dad was only 3 and I am looking for the Maddens whose parents were Thomas Madden and Catherine Kennedy Madden.
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Michael Madden

My name is Michael Madden, and after reading this post, I'd like to touch base with Cian O'maidin, as my father tells the same story, I live in Milwaukee WI, and would very much like to speak. my email is celticoil@aol.com
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Madden

patrick madden rug weaver who lived in ballycroy co mayo died i3 nov 1968
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Don Massey

Madden family in America Emigration to Connecticut in 1890 Clan comes from Durrow area
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Julie stevens

My Madden family are the Lancashire UK section. Im amazed at how many branches this tree has.
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Cian O'maidin

Hello My father's family all left for America during the famine, the left from Co Cork. We use the gaelic version of our family name. O'maidin - which can be Madden or OMadden My dad seemed to think his family landed in Milwaukee and Vermont
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Madden

My Maiden name is Madden. Father is Joseph Wayne. Grand father is Jodie Lee. GGF is Rufus. Followed by Demosthenes who was the son of Michael Madden (O’Madden) from Galway. Would love to find any living relative that still lives is galway
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Madden name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Madden 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 Madden surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, (O’) Donoghue, McDonald, and Hughes 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 Madden story begins in pre-history Donegal then moves to north-east Ireland where the family can be traced back to the Dal Riata. An ancestor and many of his kin will then move to Scotland 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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Boyd

My great grandfather
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Harte

Hello Helen My Grandfather Martin Joseph Harte b 1904 was Your gran Margaret's( b 1902) brother. They also had another sister name unknown who left young and possibly moved to the st Nee ates as a Doctor. Our great Grandparents on your Mothers side were James Harte b 1855 and Bridget Harte b 1864 Nee Lyons. Hope this helps. Kind regards John.
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Michael S Connolly

My grandfather Thomas Connolly came from Clifton, Ireland. His parents settled in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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Galway Connolly

Connolly's from County Galway. My third great grandfather was Michael Connolly/Connolley. Michael Connolly was born around 1835 and died January 5, 1893 in Morgan County, IL. He and his brother, Martin Connolly came to the United States around 1850. The brother's married their spouses on October 29, 1854 in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. By the 1860 census, both were living in Morgan County, IL. Martin Connolly born 1829 to 1832 census varies on his birth year. Birth month: October (tombstone) or November (1900 Census). Martin died March 1, 1904 in Morgan County, IL. Both brother's and their mother, Mary (died 1884) are buried in Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan county, Illinois.
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Connolly

Thomas Zacharia Connolly Born 1811 Ireland Married Mary Clara Larney both died in Manchester, Eng
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CONNOLLY

Patrick Connolly Born 1839 County Kildare Died 1903 Loyalton,CA USA
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Helen Connolly

My father was from Holywell Ballyhaunis Co Mayo as was my grandfather My dad was one of five boys Peter James Martin John Francis and Michael my grandmother was Margaret Connolly ( nee Hart)
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Julie Hedge

My Grandfather was John Connolly, had a brother named Patrick. Owen Connolly was his father
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Phil Pip Turner

My Gr. Grandfather was James Connolly, born 1859 Cork. his father was Patrick Connolly. James was a Merchant Seaman, who lost his right? leg and he was a ship's cook. Can anybody relate to this James Connolly?
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Evelyn McGregor nee Conno

My family were from Monaghan, where my father grew up. His father was Owen Connolly, and the family had a farm in south Monaghan in a place called Derrygooney.
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Kathleen Wieman

My GGgrandmother was Mary Moan and gggrandfather was Edward/James Connolly. They met and married in Baltimore,MD 12/1866. Their Children's baptismal certificates list Fermanagh as their birth places.
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Conolley

My Irish heritage is through my mother Billie Conolley. We are not sure when/why this unusual spelling of Connolly came into existence, but my mother was born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Her father was Clarence Webster Conolley (1897-1982) also born in Baltimore, whose father was Charles Read Conolley (1861-1928), born in Maryland. I am trying to find out where in Ireland they might have come from.
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123margaret Connolly

sorry should be redirwin@eircom.net limerick Connollys from Adare Kilmallock , Bulgaden , Knockainey and any area would like to hear from any Connolly families, Mgt Connolly.
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Nirekat

Hi, I am a Connolly from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.
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123margaret

Hello all if any one has a connection to co limerick of their Connolly family Id love to hear from them or any relations who left and went to other Countries. Mgt Connolly Irwin. redirwineircom.net
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Boyd

My great grandfather
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Harte

Hello Helen My Grandfather Martin Joseph Harte b 1904 was Your gran Margaret's( b 1902) brother. They also had another sister name unknown who left young and possibly moved to the st Nee ates as a Doctor. Our great Grandparents on your Mothers side were James Harte b 1855 and Bridget Harte b 1864 Nee Lyons. Hope this helps. Kind regards John.
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Michael S Connolly

My grandfather Thomas Connolly came from Clifton, Ireland. His parents settled in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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Galway Connolly

Connolly's from County Galway. My third great grandfather was Michael Connolly/Connolley. Michael Connolly was born around 1835 and died January 5, 1893 in Morgan County, IL. He and his brother, Martin Connolly came to the United States around 1850. The brother's married their spouses on October 29, 1854 in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. By the 1860 census, both were living in Morgan County, IL. Martin Connolly born 1829 to 1832 census varies on his birth year. Birth month: October (tombstone) or November (1900 Census). Martin died March 1, 1904 in Morgan County, IL. Both brother's and their mother, Mary (died 1884) are buried in Calvary Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan county, Illinois.
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Connolly

Thomas Zacharia Connolly Born 1811 Ireland Married Mary Clara Larney both died in Manchester, Eng
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CONNOLLY

Patrick Connolly Born 1839 County Kildare Died 1903 Loyalton,CA USA
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Helen Connolly

My father was from Holywell Ballyhaunis Co Mayo as was my grandfather My dad was one of five boys Peter James Martin John Francis and Michael my grandmother was Margaret Connolly ( nee Hart)
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Julie Hedge

My Grandfather was John Connolly, had a brother named Patrick. Owen Connolly was his father
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Phil Pip Turner

My Gr. Grandfather was James Connolly, born 1859 Cork. his father was Patrick Connolly. James was a Merchant Seaman, who lost his right? leg and he was a ship's cook. Can anybody relate to this James Connolly?
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Evelyn McGregor nee Conno

My family were from Monaghan, where my father grew up. His father was Owen Connolly, and the family had a farm in south Monaghan in a place called Derrygooney.
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Kathleen Wieman

My GGgrandmother was Mary Moan and gggrandfather was Edward/James Connolly. They met and married in Baltimore,MD 12/1866. Their Children's baptismal certificates list Fermanagh as their birth places.
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Conolley

My Irish heritage is through my mother Billie Conolley. We are not sure when/why this unusual spelling of Connolly came into existence, but my mother was born in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Her father was Clarence Webster Conolley (1897-1982) also born in Baltimore, whose father was Charles Read Conolley (1861-1928), born in Maryland. I am trying to find out where in Ireland they might have come from.
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123margaret Connolly

sorry should be redirwin@eircom.net limerick Connollys from Adare Kilmallock , Bulgaden , Knockainey and any area would like to hear from any Connolly families, Mgt Connolly.
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Nirekat

Hi, I am a Connolly from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.
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123margaret

Hello all if any one has a connection to co limerick of their Connolly family Id love to hear from them or any relations who left and went to other Countries. Mgt Connolly Irwin. redirwineircom.net
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Connor

This is my Father, William Connor Born 26/9/1897 Died 1/9/1960 In the first war many lived lost and men moved to different regiments where needed. He ended up at Ypres handling the horses,. the carts and the heavy guns, We have a phot of him as an invalid in a hospital with a nurse and a pal he may have suffered a gas attack. He is our Hero since he also was a Shop Steward at the "Rootes Car " Factory in Liverpool which also did war work building parts for the Lancaster Bombers. It was there that he met my mother and she converted to his Catholic Faith. he is the hero to my younger brother Paul.. Thank you.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Connor name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says its origin is from the south-west region of the Emerald Island. The Connor 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 Connor 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 Connor 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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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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Mary Clogston

I am lookng for an Eagan ancestor from Lisseycasey, Clare Ireland who was married to a Markham.
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Colleen Broderick Cyr

Looking for the parents of Eleanor Egan born 1798 Hearts Content Newfoundland. She married Samuel Broderick of Grates Cove in 1819 in St. John's Nfld.
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Egan

Mary egan 17/04/2018
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Vinny di Simone

Looking for the marriage info of Cornelius Egan and Mary Sullivan about 1880 in Co. Kilkenny or Co. Cork ? (Parents of Cornelius Egan are Richard Egan and Anastacia ? of Co. Kilkenny.)
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Dermot Blake

James Egan from Longford Ireland married Kate Murray 3rd June 1889, Arapahoe County, Colorado........any information?
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Karel

Maybe Colonel Brown died in Havana, Cuba during the siege of the city? I've seen various Butler and Browne in Cadiz, Spain 1700-1740
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Karel

Hi, i'm looking for an ancestor, Elizabeth or Elizabetha Browne, she married Pierre Grandmaison in Flanders around 1697. Maybe in Bruges. He could be already a member of a calvary regiment. That's all I have so far
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Browne

An ancestor of mine was Thomas Waldron married to Catherine Jordan. She died in 1817. In Nick Reddan's Newspaper Extracts she is described as " a sister of Major Jordan who died at Jamaica-niece to Colonel Brown who was killed at Havannal and grand-niece to Field-Marshal Brown who died at Vienna." My researches so far indicate that these Browns (Brownes?) are connected to Camus, Co. Limerick and/or Moyne, Co. Galway. A Major Thomas Browne was killed as part of a French/American force at the Siege of Savannah, Georgia, 1779 in the American War of Independence. Is it possible that "Havannal" is a corruption of Savannah? In the 18th century, a Field-Marshal Browne died in the Austrian military service in Vienna. These Brownes would appear to fit the details in Nick Reddan's records. I'm very interested in finding out more about the connection between Catherine Jordan and the Brownes.
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Browne

My grandfather Robert T Browne was born in Lismore, County Waterford in 1880. I believe the family owned a printing shop and produced a local newspaper. They were Protestants (Church of Ireland) and subsequently moved to Belfast. I briefly visited Lismore as a 9 year old in 1953, and my grandfather's brother was still there. My grandfather joined the RIC, and in 1912 was Winston Churchill's bodyguard during Churchill's infamous visit to Belfast when their car was almost overturned by Protestant rioters. (As a result he had a very low opinion of Churchill). He subsequently joined the RUC and developed the fingerprinting section. He retired in 1938 when he visited the US and was made an honorary sheriff of Chicago. He died in Belfast in 1970. My father Harold George (Buster) Browne was born in Belfast in 1907, and played rugby for Ireland (I don't know what year or what position). He joined the Royal Artillery in 1939, was evacuated from France after Dunkirk and spent the rest of the war in Haifa, Palestine until he was transferred to Tripoli, Libya to become Commissioner of Trade and Supplies for the province of Tripolitania during the British Military Administration until Libya became independent in 1951. He remained in Tripoli until 1960 when he returned to Belfast, and retired there in Millile, County Down. Their house burned down in an electrical storm in 1978, so he with my mother and grandmother Crawford joined us in Durban, South Africa. He died of a heart attack aged 71 in 1979 in Durban. I was born in Belfast in 1942, but grew up in Libya until I was 17 and since 1967 have lived in South Africa. I have written three books, Eye on the Gold having just been published this year. I am considering a fourth book tentatively entitled Eye on the Horizon to include the family's Lismore history (including the Black and Tan operations there), plus Churchill's visit to Belfast in 1912.
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Browne

James Browne (1684 -1763) died in Enniskillen and was married to Anne Hume. BROKEN STONE. FORTITIER ET FIDELITEN ERECTED BY JAMES BROWN IN MEMORY OF HIS MOTHR JANE BROWN WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE OCTR 3RD 1763 AGED 3- YRS. AND HIS 2 SONS JAMES AND CHARS WHO DIED YOUNG AND FATHER JOHN BROWN DIED JUNE 7TH 1799 AGED 75 YEARS.
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alexbrowne

I live in Brazil and my Great Grandfather was William Buttler Browne son of Valentine Browne.
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Margaret Niland

Love to find more about my grandmother and where she came from did she have brother s or sisters she came from ballycleara kinvara she was conors she married Martin linnane caherpeak kilcolgan had ,11,,, children she died in 19 76 aged ,92 and ,7 MTs
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Roxana Burt

My great grandfather was Michael Connors he was born in 1849 and he married Mary White they went to New Foundland they had 10 children Wexford County is where they are from in Ireland I believe he was one of those five brothers
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Valerie Connors

The story has it the five brothers from Kilkenny or Cork - depending on who is telling the story, were "asked" to leave Ireland. One or two went to the USA while the rest went to NFLD. My great grandfather, Thomas Connors (may have been O'Connor back then) was born in and around 1860s but not sure if he was born in Ireland, along the journey, or in NFLD. I am heading to Ireland July 19 and can't wait to research!
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Mary Remmel

My great-grandfather, William Connors, came from Ireland to Ohio in 1849, perhaps Louth, Ireland. He married Mary Flynn in Akron, Ohio. They moved to the Town of Mitchell, WI. in 1854. They then moved to Negaunee, MI. in 1870. He died in 1907 in Negaunee, Mi.
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Elise Forrester

Michael Flaherty, b. 1818, attended University in Dublin, renounced the King and to Baltimore, Maryland. Married Rachel Elizabeth Sinclair in 1839. The Sinclair family came to Maryland in the mid 1600’s. Michael was my maternal great great grandfather.
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James Daniel Flattery

Am I somehow related?
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Patricia Flaherty Cox

I noted that there are Flaherty's in Tuam. I have traced a gggrandfather to there. I am in Arizona and have visited Ireland. Would like to be able to connect with Family in Ireland
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Elise Forrester

Michael Flaherty, b. 1818, attended University in Dublin, renounced the King and to Baltimore, Maryland. Married Rachel Elizabeth Sinclair in 1839. The Sinclair family came to Maryland in the mid 1600’s. Michael was my maternal great great grandfather.
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James Daniel Flattery

Am I somehow related?
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Patricia Flaherty Cox

I noted that there are Flaherty's in Tuam. I have traced a gggrandfather to there. I am in Arizona and have visited Ireland. Would like to be able to connect with Family in Ireland
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Keane

Hi! Looking for relatives of the Keane family from Camp
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KEANE

Johanna Keane (Abt 1840 - 5 Oct 1920) married Thomas Enright about 1860.Their children were baptized at St. Senan's in Kilrush, but there is no record of her baptism or marriage there. Johanna is my Great-great Grandmother. Wish I knew about who she was and where she came from.
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Ryan

My great x 3 paternal grandfather was James Thomas Keene, born in County Kerry, 1837, to James Thomas Keene (B. 1825 D. Unknown) and Deborah Savage (B. 1811 D. Unknown). James married Ellen Morrissey (B. 1841 County Kerry D. 1878 Temuka, New Zealand). They immigrated to New Zealand and settled in Temuka. James died in 1918. I have been unable to find ancestors beyond James and Deborah and would love to do so, along with other family members! Please contact Debi - debij.18@gmail.com
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Felicity Keane Lovell

Felicity Keane Lovell Greetings all. My father was Desmond Keane born 1920 in Killasser Mayo. His father Daniel Keane was from there and married a Lilah O’Keane from Kerry. So I’m a double Keane from my father and Killion from my mother who was from County Roscommon. There’s a great book about Killasser which contains amazing information about a number of my relatives including my great grandfather who was headmaster in the 1870s and who helped many of the local farmers set up a cooperative that took them from great debt to no debt, I was very proud! I was born in England and live there now but was brought up in a traditional Irish catholic family and visited my Irish cousins regularly as a child and since and feel very Irish. We have very dark hair, my sister’s hair is jet black, with pale complexion and green eyes so we look very Irish too.
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Joe keane

KEANES OF KILNAMONA Co.CLARE
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Keane

john b keane
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Keane

Richard,Charles and Sean are alive in Newport. Hope we can go back farther from there. Thank you.
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Keane

Crest is WRONG for Keanes of Galway. Sick of hearing about Northern Keanes!
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Keane

1800's early 1900;s Galway, Ireland
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Keane

Greetings from a Keane from Co. Kerry, Ireland. I have published a genealogy book that might be of interest to those with links to County Kerry, titled 'From Laois to Kerry'. Its available on Amazon.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Keane 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 Keane 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 Keane 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 Keane 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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KeaneStevie

Greetings to my Matriarchal Tribe. I am trying to learn as much as I can about my tribe, my family, where we came from originally in Ireland and our history. My Grandfather was James Patrick Keane who passed away in March 2011. Growing up in Ohio, he eventually attended the University of Iowa, became a member of the US Navy during World War II and went on to star for the NFL Chicago Bears from 1946-1952. In 1952 he played for the Green Bay Packers. My grandfather lived in Chicago but the rest of the family seems to have been from OhioWest Virginia. Anyone help would be greatly welcome.
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Lee Tracey

Hello all, So far in my research I have found that my great grandfather, James Patrick Tracey, immigrated to America from Ireland in 1902 at age 25. Records show he was from Killeshin, Queen's Co. His father was Martin Tracey (born abt 1840), and we believe my great great great grandfather was Maurice Tracey. Church baptism and marriage records for three generations found at the RC Chapel of Graigue, Queen's Co, living in Killeshin and Ballickmoyler at the lime. Searching for information on Tracey/Treacy lineage for descendants that may still be living in Ireland.
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Carole mitchell

My grandmother was Hanora or Honória O’Shaughnessy. She was married to Edward Kirby.
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Deane

Jack du Ross Deane 1066 battle of Hastings
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Yvonne Deane-Williams

My maiden name is Deane and I have been told my ancestry dates back to Ireland. My father, grandfather and great grandfather were from Virginia. I was also told some of my family members dropped the e on their last name. My father, grandfather and great grandfather were name Orbin Julian Sr., Jr. and III. I look forward to hearing from more Deanes.
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Matias Deane

I have ancestors born in Ireland, they were may be from Longford or Galway, and arrivals to Argentina, in South America, in 1880. They will have information to share me please? Thanks you!!
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Ken Dean

I have an ancestor that came from somewhere in Ireland and ended up in Dandridge Tennessee. Francis Dean fought in the Revolutionary War and donated some of the land given to him for the town of Dandridge, which was named after Martha Washington. would like to know what part of Ireland he came from.
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Deane

I have an ancestor, Francis Deane, born in Galway and died in Galway (maybe d Nov 7, 1772). Is there genealogy for him dating to earlier times? The Deans in my ancestry line lived in Virginia, and eventually in Missouri, USA. My mother's maiden name was Deane.
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Ruth

Toole family from Co. Wicklow in mid 1800s.
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J.Moloney

Looking for Forde family in Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford.
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Forde

I am interested in finding out about "John FORDE" born 1852 died 12/11/1915
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Phil Flanagan

Anybody know about a Forde’s Castle ( in ruins) in Co. Leitrim ?
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Carolyn Forde

Anyone researching or know anything about the Fermanagh Ford/Forde families in Fermanagh. Lisbellaw, Lisbellaw enniskillen? Thanks Carolyn
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Devaney

My maternal grandmother Anna Devaney. Born late 1800's in either County Sligo or Mayo. She died before I was born in 1941 so I never knew her. She was sent to the United States to marry my grandfather John Williams. I think she was only 16 so not sure how that worked back then. Not sure of the spelling either. My mother had no interest in telling me much. I'm sure you know how that goes.
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Devaney

My Maternal Grandmother Anna Devaney. She emigrated from Ireland to Chicago, IL USA and married John Williams when she was 16 I believe. She died before I was born in 1941 so I never had a chance to meet her. Is it possible to trace her? If not could you put me in touch with someone that can? Thanks, John Houll
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Devenney/Devaney

John Devenney Prior to DNA testing, I had assumed that I was 100% pure Irish. I have since found that the surname Devenney is not as straightforward as I had imagined. It does not appear to be one of your "typical" Irish names or the names of the earliest established Irish clans. I think we were probably late arrivals. To get as complete an analysis of my heritage as possible, I added Y-DNA and Mitochondrial DNA to deepen my understanding were somewhat surprising. My Y-DNA Haplogroup is R-FGC20324.which had the following earlier SNP branches: 1) U-106: germanic branch of anglo-saxon culture) then 2) Z-381: apparently was responsible for House of Bourbon which provided most of the French royalty lineage) and then 3) L-48: primarily of scottish origin and referred to as the "scientist" gene, the most notable holder of which was James Watson, discoverer of DNA). So much for being 100% pure Irish. I'm guessing that my ancestors over the millennia were not part of the establishment and kept moving north westward across the russian steppes thru Germany/Netherlands/Denmark, thru Northern France into England and thru up thru Scotland gathering these individual mutations along the way. They finally landed in Ireland and then migrated to the US. The biggest problem so far for me has been getting thru the brick wall occurring at my GG grandfather Patrick Devenney because of all the wars and destruction of a paper trail. The only thing that I can suggest to the above comments is that you should(if you can) go beyond the typical 1st step analysis using Autosomal DNA. Autosomal DNA can only take you so far.
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Daniel Devanney

My name is actually spelled Devanney and as far as I've been told my ancestor Frederick Devanney came over from Ireland to the US. I'm interested in learning about where my family came from and hope it answers a few questions about myself.
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Devaney

my mother as far as i know came from Galway , Margaret Devaney , left around 1930 ish for London where she met my father .I think she had a sister Mary who settled in Huddersfield . We all went down there in late sixties . i am from Washington N/E England where mam settled , mam died 1975 would like to know of relatives , thanks Dave .
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Devaney

Devaney actually comes from Brittany. The " De " or " D' " before the name means 'From' or 'Of' and the rest of the name is a reference to a place in Brittany (Aubany).
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Stephen Seely

My Great Grandmother was Anna Marie Devaney-Seely. Mother was McCool. Raised by her uncle Jospeh McCool who was sheriff of Pratt County Kansas.
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Devaney

My 3* Great Grand Father was John James Devanny. Born in 1809. His mother was Mary Devaney born 1787 born in County Clare. Ireland. I would appreciate any help in finding any connections
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Andrea Eaton-Whitley

Hello, My name is Andrea Eaton and my grandmother was Helen Kenny.

Helen's family were th?e Kennys of Roscommon, but immigrated to North America in the mid-late 1800s.  My grandmother's family was from Connecticutt and Massachusetts. I was hoping to find more information about the Kennys for help in looking up the journey of my family's history.

Also, I'm learning Irish. As I know there are many dialects/accents, and ?as I suppose I must choose one or the other to focus on, the accent of my ancestors seems most appropriate.?

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Kevin Kenny

 Good Evening,, my Kenny ancestors originally came from co Donegal , they migrated to co`s Roscommon and Galway under the Cromwellian resettlement scheme of To` Hell or Connaught`in the 16th century `` - there were 12 offspring in my father`s family 9 of whom left for America in the early 1900`s , mainly to Chicago , where they spread out from there to other parts , maybe even Canada . 
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Kenny

John Francis Kenney the third aka JFK, Munchkin, Little Kennel. September 3 1959
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Kevin Kenny

our Kenny clann were from SW. Donegal also, they finished up in co Galway.
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William Kenny

GGF John Kenny (1869) from Tonroe or Feenagh (near Ballinammen, northern Roscommon) and his father John (38) from Driney Townlands (Lough Glinn) w/ his father Thadeaus (17) near Driney as well. Any information / connections appreciated. DNA testing pending (atDNA & Y-DNA)...
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Kenny

Just to mention a previous entry on this page depicting poetry - didn't think this site was to be used for advertising personal works and websites for commercial gain .
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Kenny

Famous Fenian who fled to the US: Donal Ruadh Kenny born 1870 Tang, Co Westmeath / Longford Poem about Donal: DONAL KENNY, by JOHN KEEGAN CASEY First Line: Come, piper, play the 'shaskan reel' Last Line: For donal kenny's heart was broken. Alternate Author Name(s): Leo Subject(s): Love - Loss Of "Come, piper, play the 'Shaskan Reel,' Or else the 'Lasses on the Heather,' And, Mary, lay aside your wheel Until we dance once more together. At fair and pattern oft before Of reels and jigs we've tripped full many; But ne'er again this loved old floor, Will feel the foot of Donal Kenny." Softly she rose and took his hand, And softly glided through the measure, While, clustering round, the village band Looked half in sorrow, half in pleasure. Warm blessings flowed from every lip As ceased the dancers' airy motion: O Blessed Virgin! guide the ship Which bears bold Donal o'er the ocean! "Now God be with you all," he sighed, Adown his face the bright tears flowing-- "God guard you well, avick," they cried, "Upon the strange path you are going." So full his breast he scarce could speak, With burning grasp the stretched hands taking, He pressed a kiss on every cheek, And sobbed as if his heart was breaking. "Boys, don't forget me when I'm gone, For sake of all the days passed over-- The days you spent on heath and bawn, With Donal Ruadh, the rattlin' rover. Mary, agra, your soft brown eye Has willed my fate," he whispered lowly; "Another holds thy heart: good-bye! Heaven grant you both its blessings holy!" A kiss upon her brow of snow, A rush across the moonlit meadow, Whose broom-clad hazels, trembling slow, The mossy boreen wrapped in shadow; Away o'er Tully's bounding rill, And far beyond the Inny river; One cheer on Carrick's rocky hill, And Donal Kenny's gone for ever." The breezes whistled through the sails, O'er Galway Bay the ship was heaving, And smothered groans and bursting wails Told all the grief and pain of leaving. One form among that exiled band Of parting sorrow gave no token, Still was his breath, and cold his hand; For Donal Kenny's heart was broken.
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Kenny

Donal Ruadh Kenny born 1870 Tang, Co Westmeath / Longford Fenian Poem: https://www.poetryexplorer.net/poem.php?id=10047374
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Michael Kenny

I am the 7 génération of Kenny born in Québec Canada
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David M Bruner

My Kenny forbearers are said to have came to the US, about 1865, from Newcastle, Co. Limerick. Question, would it be unreasonable to expect that Catholic families might have migrated to southern Ireland Counties to avoid religious persecution? DNA suggests that my Irish origins is likely Co. Donegal, specifically Southern Donegal.
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Kevin Kenny

Is it not the case that when they spread out from co Antrim they were known as ``Kineys`` or Kiny`s and as they moved through the different counties t words the west the spellings of their names changed
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Kevin Kenny

Handed down to myself was that the kenny name was indeed English , The people themselves were of irish origin , the Kenny name was given to distinguish them from other clans,, Any information greatly appreciated, thank you,,,
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Caroline Kenny

john joe kenny dingle kerry ire
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Kenny

Update: Leitrim Genealogy Centre confirmed that Ó Cionnaoith were predominant in Connacht when compared to Mac Cionnaoith.
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Kenny

Is it correct that the McKenny's of Roscommon were descended from the Kenny clan probably much more so than McKenna clan of Monaghan? According to P. Woulfe, McKenna "family" was a client clan of O'Connor in Roscommon, which hardly sounds like that line would be responsible for any major proliferation.
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Kenny

Is it probable that most McKenny's in Roscommon descend from the Kenny clan rather than McKenna clan of Monaghan? Patrick Woulfe stated that a "family" of McKenna's were clients/followers of O'Connor's, which doesn't sound like they would proliferate in big numbers.
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jstokes

Looking for family of Marguerite Kenny born 1820 Ireland died 1865 Quebec Canada-wife of William White
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Canavan

My gg grand father was John Canavan (1822-1911) and he married Isabella McCaffrey (1818-1899). I can't find any connection for my Canavan family. This in particular family John and Bella lived on the same road, if you will, in Fermanagh. I don't know anything about John;s family other then his marriage and his 4 children. Two came to USA and the others 2 remained living with him until John/s daeth
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Canavan

Patrick Canavan rough 1820 - 1850
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Carol Langdon Winton

my mums, maiden name was Margaret Mannion her marriage name was OShea. She lived in Turlica Montvea Athenry Co Galway. Is anyone familiar with this family
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Helen O’Brien Meier

My Mother’s maiden name was Manion from Atone County Roscommon. My mother’s brother Thomas hsad 21 children which would be my first cousin. I would like to know if they remember there Aunt Kathleen my mother’s first name.
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Nevin

niffen/kniffen my name is lester niffen and I think my last name came from Nevin clan
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Fahy

Please add Fay, and Fahie as variants… I am descended from Ó Fathaigh.
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terence fahy

looking for galway relatives
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Michael

Researching my family. My grandmother was Mary Dillon from Waterford and my grandfather was William Kirwan I think originally from Kilkenny. They lived in knockboy in Waterford where my mum Bernadette grew up. She was born on July 23rd 1933. I know very little else. Hope someone can help me. ????????????
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Thomas Murphy

I am trying to find more information about my great grand parents William McCann and Margaret Kirwan. They lived in Bree Enniscorthy Wexford Ireland.I think Margaret lived in Clonroche before marriage
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Kirwan

Hi I’m researching my mothers side the kirwans. I’m stuck at Michael Kirwan and Mary edwards. My great grandfather Mathew Kirwan was born to them in 1869 crossabeg Wexford. Mathew married catherine Broaders. I cant find any regards of Michael and Mary
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Kirwan

Trying to find my fathers branch in Ireland. I’ve gotten stuck and can’t get beyond my great great grand father. John Delaval Kirwan. The only info I have is his name and limerick Ireland as a birthplace. He married Alice Hanrahan. His son is Delaval Francis Kirwan born in 1884 in Waterford. Delaval married Edith or Ethel Mabel Baldock (1886-1972) She was born in South Africa.
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kirwanklan74

looking for family tree. my great grandfathers name is joseph kerwin, my grandfathers name is wilbert kerwin and my father is william kerwin. wilbert and william are from detroit, michigan. they moved to california in the 50s.
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Michael

Researching my family. My grandmother was Mary Dillon from Waterford and my grandfather was William Kirwan I think originally from Kilkenny. They lived in knockboy in Waterford where my mum Bernadette grew up. She was born on July 23rd 1933. I know very little else. Hope someone can help me. ????????????
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Thomas Murphy

I am trying to find more information about my great grand parents William McCann and Margaret Kirwan. They lived in Bree Enniscorthy Wexford Ireland.I think Margaret lived in Clonroche before marriage
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Kirwan

Hi I’m researching my mothers side the kirwans. I’m stuck at Michael Kirwan and Mary edwards. My great grandfather Mathew Kirwan was born to them in 1869 crossabeg Wexford. Mathew married catherine Broaders. I cant find any regards of Michael and Mary
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Kirwan

Trying to find my fathers branch in Ireland. I’ve gotten stuck and can’t get beyond my great great grand father. John Delaval Kirwan. The only info I have is his name and limerick Ireland as a birthplace. He married Alice Hanrahan. His son is Delaval Francis Kirwan born in 1884 in Waterford. Delaval married Edith or Ethel Mabel Baldock (1886-1972) She was born in South Africa.
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kirwanklan74

looking for family tree. my great grandfathers name is joseph kerwin, my grandfathers name is wilbert kerwin and my father is william kerwin. wilbert and william are from detroit, michigan. they moved to california in the 50s.
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MIchael Cannon Mellett

CORRECTION : Thomas Cannon's sister Catherine ( as written above )served with Saint Josephs of Toronto (CSJ ) for nearly 70 years - not as previously suggested with IHM. A beloved teacher and hospital administrator. When she went to Canada at 17 to join the Sister's Catherine's dream as a little girl was to work with the native American peoples. Ultimately she did achieve that dream with the sisters.
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Concannon

Thomas Cannon born 1909, became Brother Gabriel with Christian Brothers and served over 80 years as he entered at 14. His father was Patrick and his grandfather was Joseph Concannon, Inishbofin, Co Galway. Joseph and wife Mary ( Halloran) emigrated from Ireland in 1870 to Scranton , Pa and the coal mines. Brother Gabriel founded modern day Calvert Hall College High School in Baltimore. 20 years as Missionary in Phillipines, just like St Colman on Inishbofin in 6th century. Brother Gabriel sister Catherine also a nun with Immaculate Heart of Mary.
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Leigh Ann ODonovan

My great great great grandmother was Julia Concannon she was born in Galway in 1821
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Paul Concannon

My great great grandfather was Martin Concannon from Brierfield South Co. Galway. His dad's name was Thomas Ban Concannon.
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Kathryn Concannon

Looking forbade cousin. Joseph Concannon aka Joey
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Eugene Donagh

My great grand father was Patrick McDonagh married Bridget Flaherty. First child Bridget McDonagh 1865 Ballagh Co Galway. My Grand Father Martin McDonagh married Mary Bridget Keegan Married in Clonmel lived in Limerick. My Dad was Desmond McDonagh married Theresa Doyle lived in Dublin. I'm Eugene McDonagh married Geraldine McDowell live in Dublin. In my tree I'm trying to find the wedding cert of Patrick McDonagh can't come across it any where love to find it to go back another generation or be pointed in the right direction. Patrick moved from Ballagh to Lower Abbey gate st in Galway city have the 1901 and 1911 census. Patrick had 5 children 4 living 1 died. Have four but can't find the fifty Bridget, Patt, Honor & Martin McDonagh. In the 1901 &1911 census only shpows Bridget and Martin in both. Honor died at two months dont know what happened to Patt and cant find the other sibling if I could get any direction on Patricks wedding cert and.last sibling it would be great. Many thanks for your time.
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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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Stephen Treacy

Happy Easter
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Treacy

Some of the ancestors of the original Tracy family who were born in the 1830s and the 1840s in Fiddown. Kilkenny. Ireland may be living in Rye, Westchester, New York. Despite numerous efforts i have been unable to contact them.
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Stephen

Hello from the Dublin Treacys
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Treacy

James treacy born in Fiddown Kilkenny Ireland in 1876. James emigrated to the USA some between 1901 and 1911. He was employed with Ford Motors for many years.
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Pat Mc Loughlin

My great grand uncle George Treacy was born in a village called Fiddown Kilkenny Ireland between the years 1843 and 1846. He emigrated to the usa and married a Mary Fox in Manhattan New York in 1869.His two nephews Michael Treacy and James Treacy joined him in America in the early 1900s. Any ancestors out there
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Mary Ellen Enders

I am trying to get my grandmothers birth certificate her name was Bridget Treacy (Delia) she was born on Jan 22 1884 in Sheeaunrush Portumna Galway Ireland. Left for New York in 1903 and married my grandfather William j Fox on nov 15,1908 my grandfather was born in Curristown Westmeath Ireland on April 27 1880
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Treacy

Jennifer Lynn Treacy 8-4-1972-alive grandfather Jack (John) Treacy grandmother Joan Long-Treacy father James Foster Treacy 2-4-1947-alive mother Virginia A. Cramberg-Treacy
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Ray Tyrrell

Patrick Treacy (Tracy) held land 1851 at Cromwell per Griffiths. Married Horora Harding (no dates for birth, marriage or death). Ten children. Rev Edmond died 1908; Rev Patrick died 1922; Bishop Timothy died 1925
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Stephen Treacy

Having completed a bit of research it is true to say that the Treacy tribe was pushed into County Galway and County Limerick after Cromwell's invasion pushed the Treacy's off the good agricultural land of County Tipperary which the Treacy clan originally came from.
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seanpat

I am looking for origins of my ggfather John Tracey born in Ireland c. 1853. His father was Lawrence Tracey who was a mason. John emigrated to Durham England between 1872 and 1877 and was a coal miner. He then emigrated to the US in 1882. Interestingly enough I have a dna match with some Treacys from Drangan and Tipperary but can find no evidence mine are from there. My best evidence points to KilkerrinGlenamaddy Galway. Thanks. Sean Tracey
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ellenruby

Hi Jim, great idea. For now the only way to get your clan on the Treacy map is for each Treacy clan member to join. But it is a great idea for each of us to be able to map our own clan members. Let me check with the tech guys
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superjim

Hey there,im from the Treacy family in Tipperary,we are a very big family, how do i mark us on the map? my parents are in the gortnahoeglengoole area, the rest are in ballingarry, drangan, also i have an aunt in mullingar and an aunt in portlaoise. i also have 1st cousins in dublin, cork, france and melbourne. if i could update this myself i could pin point them and bring up the Treacy clan numbers. i also know of Treacys in Fethard, clonmel, templemore and templetouhy. Cheers Jim
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streacy

Oldest reference to a TreacyTracyTracey... 884 AD Treasach, son of Becan, chief of Ui Bairche Maighe, was slain by Aedh, son of Ilguine. Of him Flann, son of Lonan, said A heavy mist upon the province of Breasal, since they slew at the fortaliced Liphe, Heavy the groans of Assal, for grief at the loss of Treasach. Wearied my mind, moist my countenance, since Treasach lies in death. The moan of Oenach Lifi all, and of Leinster to the sea, is the son of Becan
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streacy

I see that the oldest Treacy or Tracy I can find is William Tracy who was a tenant in Aron Street in Dublin in 1709! Anyone found an older record of a Tracy or Treacy?
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streacy

Hi, Im a Treacy from Dublin. Ive been able to trace my Treacy line back to a Timothy Treacy born 1871 died 1923. I know he was a blacksmith who worked with Smith Pearson. He lived in Ballybough and I was wondering if there are any other Treacys out there who can trace their roots to Ballybough?
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LANGA MAOPE

James Murray Bodkin was my great grand father who participated in the Anglo Boer War.
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conjondon

Any other Donnellans out there?
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Bermingham

My grandfather, Eugene Bermingham, was born on May 20, 1903 in Offaly County. He was baptized on May 21, 1903 in the Diocese of Meath. I know I have cousins in Ireland (grandpa's brothers/sisters), but I don't know who they are.
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Deenie Sardo

My name is Eugenie Foss Sardo. My gr-grandmother was Margaret a Theresa Flaherty, born 1852, in Bunmahon, Co. Waterford. Her parents were Patrick Flaherty & Honor Veale. They were a family of miners. Through DNA, I have Flahertys related to me from Kerry & Galway, mainly, Lixnaw, Kerry & Moycullen, Galway, it seems. As a miner, possibly Patrick might've come from Kerry, for mining jobs. He was born around 1810. 
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Montana

Hi im an Australian with the last name O’Flaherty wanting to learn more about my families history
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O'Dowd

John O'Dowd Search Good morning, I am looking for information on my great, great, grand, parents who hailed from County Clare in Ireland. I only have scant information from their ‘immigration’ papers when landing in Sydney, Australia on the 24 June 1841 having left from Plymouth on the 9th March 1841 aboard the Earl Grey. John O’Dowd is described as being 30 years old at the date of departure, a “R C”, a labourer, cannot read nor write,and “cannot speak English”. It is interesting to note that the O in O’Dowd had been crossed through apparently by the immigration official. Family folk-law suggests that the O was lost in the Bush during the Tenterfield ‘gold rush’in 1876. The truth seems to lie with the stroke of the Immigration Offici
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Stephen Treacy

Hi Vera - I am guessing you did not make it to Ireland this month...hopefully things will be back to normal in 3 months time!
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Vera Ryder

My husband’s dad was born in a castle in Galway are (Ptomnuck or something) and we will be visiting this spring in April (13-19) 2020.
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Stephen Treacy

...Galway is world class: you could spend a year here on holiday between its fun city and its fantastic Connemara countryside. Then spend another year visiting its islands!
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