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Often sidestepped by visitors who head, instead, to the lumbering mountains of Connemara in Galway, County Mayo is the picture-perfect version of the west of Ireland, with its delightful villages and sweeping bays. Even the people of Mayo have a soft, warm and quiet demeanour to match their landscape. But there’s more to this place than meets the eye. Mayo is also a place of miraculous events, where wild, windswept valleys are frozen in time, and the rugged coastline – at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way – was once ruled by a pirate queen.

Mayo is a great place for superlatives. It’s where you’ll find the highest point in Connacht – Mweelrea at 814 metres – and Ireland's largest island, Achill Island, which boasts the country’s highest cliffs, Croaghaun, as well as numerous pristine beaches. Then there’s Ceide Fields, the most extensive Stone Age monument in Ireland.

The county is not short of spiritual wonders either. Mayo is home to Ireland's most spiritual mountain, Croagh Patrick, where St. Patrick is said to have fasted for forty days and nights, as well as the Knock Shrine, one of the most important Marian shrines in Catholicism, where Mary, St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph are said to have appeared before a group of locals in 1879. St Mary’s Well in Ballina is another quirky religious sight; the ancient holy well is topped with a tiny stone chapel which dates back to 1798.

Visiting Mayo is mostly about its vast emptiness and beautiful landscapes, which were the inspirational setting for the John Wayne film, The Quiet Man (there is a visitor's centre in Cong, a prominent filming location), as well as many Irish plays and stories, including John Millington Synge's The Playboy of the Western World, and the Lady Gregory/WB Yeats collaboration Cathleen Ni Houlihan. It's possible that the county is so revered in literature because it was among the counties most badly affected by the Great Famine.

The Lost Valley farm tour offers a glimpse of what life was like for the rural people here before the Great Famine – ancient potato ridges are still visible on their land, and the Bourke family (who’ve farmed here for 300 years) have many tales to tell about their local history. Discover more at the National Museum of Country Life near Castlebar, or at the Granuaile Heritage Centre in Louisburgh, where you’ll also learn about Grace O’Malley, the Queen of Umaill and chieftain of the Ó Máille (O’Malley) clan otherwise known as the ‘Pirate Queen’. Remnants of her family legacy can be seen in and around Clew Bay, such as Rockfleet Castle. Many O’Malleys, supposedly including Grace herself, were buried at Clare Island Abbey – which can be reached via a 25-minute ferry from the mainland.

Today Clew Bay and its estimated 365 islands are a hotspot for surfers, sailors and watersports enthusiasts. Prefer your adventures on dry land? Travel by two wheels on the Great Western Greenway, a 41km scenic cycle path following the old Westport-to-Achill train line, or tackle one of the county’s countless mountain, coast or island loop walking trails.

Alongside its natural wonders, the county has a few lively towns that are well worth a visit, including its county seat, Castlebar, as well as Ballina and Westport, the latter of which is a popular birthday and stag party destination known for its fun nightlife and traditional pubs such as Matt Molloy’s, where live music draws a crowd every night of the week. 

Mayo has also produced some pretty important people, including former Irish Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, and Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland.

101 Must-Do’ ways to live your regional connection.

Our 101 team have been working with local tourism, business, community and Council initiatives to bring you some of the best ways for you to live your connection to Mayo.

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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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Adekunle Hughes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

i was told that my family crest was a snake wraped around a sword
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Jordan

This specific crest you have here is the variation from the MacSiurtain clan of Jordan DeExeter, the Sheriff of County Mayo, Ireland. He also earned the Percussus Resurgo" motto, due to his heroics in the Crusades -- it seems to have been adopted across all Jordan clans now. Some confuse this crest with other crests, but growing up, this was always the crest displayed in our home, with the the "Percussus Resurgo" motto emblazoned underneath.
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Colin Jordan

Hello, trying to find my family Jordan roots, everything seems to point to Roscommon. I know they were living in Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire but before this i am struggling to find more info. Thank you.
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autony

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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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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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Leonard

I'm researching our Leonard family ancestry in Ireland. My great grandfather was Michael Joseph Leonard and my great grandmother was Bridget Agnus Duffy. I believe they are from Louth, Ireland. They came to Ellis Island in 1898.
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Leonard

Hi Louise I am not sure if I can help you, but maybe you can help me. I am trying to figure out who my great grandfather was and I see you mention the name Edward Leonard, I have these name in my family and also live in South Africa.
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Leonard

Hermanus Jan Leonard. Guitar player and singer. Very handsome tall man. Born 28 February 1925-1928
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Leonard

Hermanus Jan Leonard. He was attractive and he played the guitar and he used to sing at concerts. 28 February 1925-1928
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Leonard

I am interested in the comment made by Shaun Leonard. My mother is Elizabeth Leonard, my grandfather Martin Patrick Grainge Leonard and I recently received some photo albums that my great great uncle, William Albert Patrick Leonard had taken during his time in the South African Boer war of 1900. One of the albums is dedicated to his brother John (Jack) and one to his father Patrick. I am very interested to find out more about his life, and any descendants. I’m thinking he married a Margaret McBlain in the UK in 1883 and they had a daughter Margaret Lucy Grainge born in 1884, but I didn’t know anything about the South African family! I’d be very interested to know more Shaun! Trish (née Rutter)
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Louise Leonard

My ancestor John Leonard, born according to what I have been able to find, in Limerick in 1791 (or thereabouts). He was the first to move to South Africa, He was the son of an Edward Leonard. I would love to trace even further back.
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Emma Desson

my grandmother was born in Donegal 1900's and used the name Leanord. I think this may have been misspelled. She moved to Scotland when she was young.
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Shaun Leonard

I am trying to find the Leonard clan that lived in Cape Town South Africa in the early 1900. William Albert Patrick Leonard left a wife and child in England / Ireland and joined the military in India. He disembarked in Cape town and married Margery Siscely. Their children included Eric that was blind and Patrick George who ended up at Marsh Memorial Home. William Albert Patrick's father was Patrick and he was married to Louisa Grange Partick's father is believed to be John who married Mary Doaling.
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Gabriel Leonard

Greetings from Panama! I'm embarking in my family tree/DNA-Discovery Project.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Leonard name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says one of its origins is from the north-west region of the Emerald Island. This Leonard story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup D2] can trace their beginnings to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. This Leonard 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 Leonard 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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Barrett

Dominic Barrett born 1773. Came from Cork To North Carolina in 1790 possibly with his mother.
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Barrett

Thomas Barrett of Braintree 1596-1668
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Barrett name can be found throughout British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Barrett 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 Barrett surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) 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 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 Barrett story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr.
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Anthony Barrett

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

The Barrett name can be found throughout England, Wales and Ireland, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Barrett 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 Barrett 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
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Anthony Barrett

The Barrett name can be found throughout England, Wales and Ireland, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Barrett 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 Barrett 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
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Brilliard

My GG Grandfather was living in Lambeth London in 1861.His name was William Barrett and he was a carpenter. He married a young English girl called Emma in July 1861, he was 29 and a widower she was 21 and a spinster.I have been unable to find anything about William,he was missing from the UK census in 1861 and also earlier UK census returns.I am told Barrett is an Irish name and I think it is possible William came to London from Ireland just before he married.I have no idea if I have Irish ancestry but feel it couod well be possible.
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Higgins

My great grandmother. Mary Delia Higgins Born in 1879, Cloonfineen, Kiltullagh, Roscommon, Ireland. It's nice to learn the history of her surname and her father being a farmer.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Higgins name is from Ireland, but one of its origins according to DNA is from the north-west coast of the Emerald Island. One Higgins 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. This Higgins surname origin is from a Northern Ui Neill [R1b-L513] tribe. The Cenél Eoghan and the tribes of Donegal conquered much of Ulster (Derry and Tyrone).
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) Cenél Eoghan will expand across northern Ireland with their cousins Cenél Conaill and the Northern Ui Neill between 500-800 BCE. The clans of Finn Valley have the same DNA as people from Gwened in Brittany. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Higgins 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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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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Gallagher

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

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

My faith is my Glory
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Gallagher

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The motto is in fact Mea Gloria Fides which means The faith is my glory
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Vincent L. Golia

I have 22,000 members on my Ancestry tree. However, I am only able to go back to my second great grandfather Patrick Carey 1820-11/15/1883 Co. Mayo, Ireland. I believe he married Catherine Gaughan Abt.1816 Co. Mayo, Ireland. If anyone can assist me in expanding my ancestral tree I would be very grateful. Thank you, Vince Golia
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Margaret Franklin

Hi I'm looking for any information on Careys of Knockanavar Cappawhite Co Tipperary
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Barbara Duncan

My Great grandfather was John Carey married to Elizabeth. They had four children my Grandfather being the eldest. He was born approx 1882 died prematurely 1923. His Father was a Grocer in Cork and the family Church of Ireland - Protestant. My Grandfather was married to May and they had two children one of whom was my Mother Esme Elizabeth. Between 1901 and his death in 1923 he went into the Church and moved to Northern Ireland and was Canon at Belfast Cathedral and Rector at Bangor Abbey and St Comgalls in Bangor Co Down - anyone with any connections to this section of the family please contact me.
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Vicky DePinto

My GGGgrandfather was Edward P. Carey (1834-1900), who came to NY before 1880. He married Mary Olive (1843-1897) in NY. Their children were Walter (1880-1881), Joseph (1882-1964), and Edward F. (1880-1923). I can't find what part of Ireland they are from.
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Irene Spawton

My husband's family - Spawton have connections to Carey. His great grandfather Reuben Terrawest Spawton (1829-1902) married Maria Carey(1835-1887). Her father was Robert Carey married to Maria McLaine and Robert's father was John Carey (1754-1826). He was married to Elizabeth Smyth. I'd love to know more about their connections in Dublin. It is difficult as there are few relevant Irish Census documents available.
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Carey

William Paulet Carey (1759 – 21 May 1839), my 4x great grandfather and his two other famous brothers, Mathew Carey and John Carey. They have linked Wikipeadia entries here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Paulet_Carey Their mother is mentioned by some sources to be the daughter of Dean Thomas Sheridan DD, compatriot of Jonathan Swift.
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Carey

We have my Father's Grandfather from Ireland but we don't know where he left from They lived in NYC, NY and Middletown, NY Matthias Carey
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Chelle

Hello everyone This is my connection : Richard Carey 1796 m Elizabeth La Barte 3rd Grt Grandparents Richard Carey 1837 m Kathleen Hill 2nd Grt Grandparents Sydney Langer Carey 1878 m Beatrice Gardner Grt Grandparents Sydney Arthur Carey 1907 m Alice Bradshaw Grandparents All other than the last names are from Fermoy / Cork Please do get in touch chelleneeds@hotmail.com
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Shirley Ballinger

My husband's great-grandfather, Nicholas Carey, was born in Greece but emigrated to New Zealand as an adult. He was a master mariner and sadly drowned in 1859 when his own boat, The Young Greek, went down off the coast of NZ killing all onboard We have no idea if he anglicized his Greek name to Carey or if his father was part of the British contingent stationed in Greece. I'm stumped at where to look for any information on his birthplace. No hints on ancestry. Just nothing. One day we'll find him. He can run but he can't hide lol
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Malcolm Harris

My grandmother was Charlotte Carey (1881 - 1947) the daughter of Edward Carey ( 1821 - 1893), son of Langer Carey Rev. (1788-1830) who emigrated from Ireland to Australia. I am trying to establish the parentage of Peter Carey (1625– 1670 ?)who is said to be from Devon and crossed to Ireland in 1666 and married Sarah Graham, bearing a son Peter (1638-1714 ?). Can you help?
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Carey

Trying to find CAREY family relatives, supposedly located in County Meath, ancestral home in Upper Navan (Ireland). Great Grandfather's name was Christopher Carey; he emigrated to the USA in 1840s/50s and settled in Trenton, New Jersey. A good Roman Catholic, to be sure. Married Annie (or Anna) Flannagan and they had 9 children (8 brothers & a sister, Agnes). My father, Peter Thaddeus Carey, was the youngest. Go raibh maith agat agus beannachtaí a bheith ar do shon!
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carey

Are the Carey family related to the Smyth family
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Carey

My direct Carey ancestors, Thomas Carey and his son George Montgomery West Carey, came from Ireland (via Belfast and Gracehill) in 1842 to Canada.
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Carey

My direct Carey ancestors, Thomas Carey and his son George Montgomery West Carey, came from Ireland (via Belfast and Gracehill) in 1842 to Canada.
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editor101

There are 48 Carey households recorded in Griffith, Primary Valuation, 1850s, in West Clare, mostly in the south-west in the Kilrush area, with a few in Ennistimon, There are also around 70 Kerin households , mostly in Ballyvaghan in North Clare, but a few in Ennistimon. Is there a connection? Kerin is O Ceirin. There are also 6 Keary, mostly Kilrush area.
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Johnny

My father Johhny Carey was in the Sarsfield Band, Limerick in the 20s and 30s, also in St. Johns band. He was a drummer and also a piper. The family lived in Watergate, Limerick city. These Careys were originally from Powerstown Park, Clonmel, Tipperary.
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editor101

Refuse the anglo settlers Devon Cary arms of three roses on a bend, now widely available with Gaelic derivations of Ciardha etc appended!
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editor101

Greetings to all Careys worldwide! Further research on this complex, but fascinating subject may be foud on www.careyirish.com Sln
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Sweeney

moses sweeney to america 18th century
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Sweeney

Perhaps accomplished, not necessarily famous: all siblings: Carleen Sweeney, b. 1958, ‘City of Heroes 9/11/2001’ print documentary in NY State Museum, NY. Tara Sweeney, D/PT, 1963 - 2018, Address: Mayo Clinic, UCLA Hall of Fame Pioneer in Woman’s Soccer, US World Cup, sole female competitor on men’s soccer team/tour of South America, Olympic Trial Invitation, Outrigger Canoe Competitor (Molekai Channel, Newport - Catalina Island & World’s in South China Sea when she competed for two teams). Cordell Sweeney, b. 1967, CFO, USC Linebacker 1985 - 1989, 3 Full Iron-mans, 6 half Iron-mans. Shannon Sweeney, b. 1964, Golf Professional, Pro Golf competitor. Scott Sweeney, b. 1957, Georgia State Board of Education.
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thomas e fournier

have been tracing Sweeney clan and James Sweeney dob abt 1810 and Mary McBride,dob about 1821, both from county Derry are my great great grandparents on my mother side.
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Susan Curley

My Sweeney family came to Massachusetts, USA in 1850. Margaret bon 1825, Catherine born 1827, Isabella born 1828 and Anne 1831, Records list Portsalon as place of Baptism. Parents were Daniel and Mary Cromlish.
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dianne moulden

Looking for info re: my Sweeny/Sweeney ancestors - James Sweeney his wife Honor nee Dolan came from CO Mayo his son John Sweeney arrived in Australia late 1850's married in Melbourne to Mary Kiely from Co CORK in 1861- they then came to NZ in 1863
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Sweeney

John Neal MacSweeney, born in Ballycroy 1757, emigrated to US in 1790 with 2nd wife. Left 4 sons and 2 daughters in Co. Mayo after their mother died and he remarried. I am seeking information on his 6 children left behind. jimkeck42@gmail.com
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SweeneyDescendent

Hello, Im looking for information on my Sweeney ancestors. James Sweeney, born about 1816 in County Derry and his wife, Mary McBride, born about 1821 also in County Derry are my 3rd greatgrandparents who emigrated to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada sometime around 1850. I believe James was a labourer and I believe he and Mary may have had two daughters born in Ireland, Rosa, born around 1848 and Mary, birth date unknown. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
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briansweeny

Hi, Im trying to trace my ancestors who I believe came from Roscommon Castlereagh. My Great Grandfather Hugh Sweeny was born in Ireland approx 1802. He moved to Liverpool Bootle and met his wife Mary Anne Dagnall I believe. They married approx 1843 and lived in Princes Terrace, Bootle 1851 Census. Their 1st son Henry my Grandfather was born 1846 in Ireland! Hugh their 2nd son was born in Liverpool 1848. Their daughter Mary Anne, was also born in Liverpool 1850. This I have found on 1851 UK census. There was some some talk that the family moved to either Australia or America.
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Brenda Conway

I'm looking to find Conways thats immigrated from Co Tyrone to Canada as USA in the early 90s
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Mr Lee P Conway

Good evening I am trying to find any Conway from county Offaly Tullamore. I have got as far back as John Conway a shoemaker who died in the workhouse in Tullamore he was my 2x g grandfather. He had nine children with his wife Bridget McGuire one of his sons who is my great grandfather George Patrick Conway.
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Christy Conway

Hi Everyone! Looks like many of us have the same challenge... I have x3 John Conway's' and 4 Patrick Conway's' not to mention the nephews and nieces with the same names as their ancestors. I believe we originated with... wait for it... John Patrick Conway from Sligo. Patrick Conway (John Patricks son) born Sligo Ireland date unknow, d.2 Nov 1806 married Ellen Kearney (Ireland 1620-1911 Birth records) - His son Patrick Conway Jnr b.1811 Sligo Ireland. In 1861 British Census - he is a Cotton Factory Worker aged 21yrs, d.1892 Buried 17 Feb 1892 Liverpool, Lancs, UK. He married Bridget Conway Snr b.1806 (1861 British Census) Res:102 Standish Street Chorley, Lancs, UK. They seem to have 2 sons named Patrick - I assume one died. Patrick Conway b. 1839 - d.1900 - res. 16 Park St Salford (10 Bk Park t Salford). He was a Coach Builder Journeyman and he took Irish labourers to Ellis Island USA. for work. He married Julia Hulichan (Hoolichan, Hoolighan,) b. 1837-39 Ireland. They moved to River Falls or Falls River USA with sons Charles b.29.8.1868 d.2 Feb 1909 41 yrs, who married Ellen Welch (sometimes spelt Welsh or Walch/ Welsh b.9.10.1869 d.12.12. 1944 and Arthur William Conway b 26.6.1873. If any of these details resonate, I’d love to hear from You. Regards Christy
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Conway

Professor E.J. Conway, (1933-1963).
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Patrick Conway

MY NAME IS PATRICK CONWAY - MOTHERS NAME IS MURPHY.( Waterford) I WAS BORN IN CORK, 1955 -FATHER IS FROM BURNCOURT CO. TIPPERARY/ I LIVE IN AMERICA - OLDEST OF 7. WENT TO BOARDING SCHOOL IN MOUNT MELLARY - ( Waterford) in the70s .Would like To move back To Ireland - Interested in Hôtel purchase and creating à CONWAY Memorial for all CONWAYS in thé world To help one another.
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conway

Hello My 3x great grandfather was Patrick Conway he was born in Galway county in 1824 his father was John Conway don't know the name of his mother or if he had any brothers or sisters Patrick married a Margaret Tracey in 1856 in Ashton Under Lyne UK .They lived with Margaret's parents in 1861 in Mossley Ashton Under Lyne. They had 9 children and lived in Mossley until Patrick died in 1887 and Margaret died in 1886.They are both buried in Mossley cemetery along with other Conway family members. Would love some info if I can get any about his father, mother and any brothers ,sisters and any other relatives Thank you x Yvonne Louise Conway
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conwaygrl

Looking for ancestors and current Conways living in Co Clare. My Conway family tree goes back as far as John and Catherine Murphy Conway born about 1812 in Miltown Malbay and had a son Patrick born 1832. Patrick married Bridget Hinchey in England and they had a son Martin who was born 1855 just before they came to the U.S. They settled in Wisconsin Wood Co. and raised 12 children. Martin is my great grandfather.
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JOSEPHC

Joseph Conway age 53 DOB 10 04 59 born Salford England Sarah Conway mother DOB 27 11 38 born Tullamore Co. Offlay Daniel Conway Mary Conway Nee Bohan grandparents NO DOB
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Melissa Reilly

I have flax growers noted in my Reilly tree. Edward O'Reilly born in 1777 was one. He had many children and one was Patrick. I do not know where he was born but I know he ended up in Carlow and married Winifred Noonan there. Are any of the siblings I have attached your kin?
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Reilly

Thomas F. Reilly of Philadelphia. Noteworthy builder in Philadelphia, Pa. Particularly in the northeast suburban section where Wynnefield, Overbrook and Bala are located.
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REILLY

THE REILLY'S I AM SEARCHING WERE FLAX FARMERS IN RATHROHEEN MAYO COUNTY IRELAND. THE EARLIEST ONE IS PATRICK REILLY BORN 1817 AND PASSED AWAY IN ABOUT 1902. HE HAD A SON PATRICK BORN 1869,WHO WAS MY GRANDMOTHER'S BROTHER, HE MAY HAVE DIED INTHE 1950 ERA.
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Pat Baldwin

John Reilly, born 1790, migrated to Canada from Ireland to Toronto, Ontario Canada. He had a son, Thomas C. Reilly, B. 1809, daughter Rebecca Reilly, b. 1815, son John G Reilly, b. 1819 and daughter Mary A Reilly b. 1820. My direct line is through the son, John G Reilly, b. 1819 In Cavan, Toronto Canada, and who later moved to moved to Buffalo New York. John G Reilly had a son Silas Wright Reilly B. 1850 in Buffalo NY., who had a son John Gillespie Reilly, b. 1871 in Buffalo NY., whose son was my father, John Edwin Reilly, b. 1911 In NYC, NY.. I have been told the first Reilly came from County Caven, Ireland, but cannot verify this. The siblings of the first John Reilly also lived in Buffalo NY.
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PAULA EWEN

Thomas Duffy was a Spirit Dealer in the Offaly area in the 1800's. He married Esther Mara. Do these names ring a bell with anyone?
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Duffy

Hi All, I can trace my family back to Cootehill, Cavan, Ireland, 1786, Starting with Hugh Duffy (Cootehill, Cavan, Ireland, born 1786) moving on to Owen Duffy (County Monaghan, born 1820), then Peter Duffy (Cootehill, Cavan, Ireland, born 1846) then Francis Duffy (Hamilton, Scotland, born 1880) then my Grandfather James Duffy (Fife, Scotland, born 1909) then my Father James Duffy (Finglesham, Kent, England, born 1937) and then me (Ramsgate, Kent, England, born 1962) My Maternal Grandmother was born in Cork, Ireland, and although to English parents, I have been able to gain my Irish Citizenship through her.
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Duffy

To all my Duffy family from Sligo and Ross Common ?? I also have dunleavy, fitzpatrick and Fitzgerald on my direct family tree. Duffy is my farthers line. I'm very interested in finding my tribe ????
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Christopher w Rushkin

My grandmother was Helen Marie Duffy (1897 - 1980) and her father was James Duffy (1875 - 1946) who was born in Donegal Ireland.
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Danny L. Duffey

I had always heard, that some of the Duffys, who immigrated from Ireland, to America, (and who were Protestant) changed the name and added an "e" to indicate that they were Protestant instead of Catholic. My GGGG Grandad, Michael Duffey, immigrated from Londonderry in the later half of the 1700s, with his friend, Thomas Ramsey and actually fought in the American Revolution. After the war, he settled in Fayette county, PA and eventually migrated to Adams County, OH (via the Ohio River.) My father's name was Denver H. Duffey, born in Springfield, OH (10/01/1920).
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Duffy

You need to remember that most of DUFFYs who immigrated to the United States actually change their name to DUFFEY it was a way to set themselves apart from the Roman Catholics.
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Andrea Parrish

My great grandfather John Duffy, married Ellen Brett, and came from Ballaghaderreen, Ireland when it was still part of County Mayo.
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Teresa Duffy-Phillips

Looking for information on Patrick Peter Duffey. Born in 1797 Lived in Stonepark Ireland Married Mary McMahon In 1824 They migrated to the US I’m not exactly certain when. Patrick went by Peter Duffey. He had several children including John Patrick Ellen and Peter. Ellen Duffey married Charles Arthur Lennon in Ireland. The Duffys migrated to Philadelphia Pa. Patrick Peter died in 1853 at the age of 55 any help would be most appreciated Teresa
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Bill Duffy

Yes if you find more information on the John Duffy/ Mary Whitney family history,In Longford Ireland. Please share with me.
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Duffy

James Duffy (great grandfather) was born in Inniskeen (Inishkeen) -- 22 August 1843 to Catherine Cooke and James Duffy. Emigrated to NYC (Manhattan) in 1869. Died there in 1905. He had sisters and brothers -- John, Michael, Catherine (who married Patrick McGeough of Dundalk). She (Catherine Duffy) was born in Inniskeen in 1857 and moved with her husband Patrick to Dundalk, where she died in 1956.
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Sugrue

My ancestor is John Duffy who married Mary Whitney. They had James Duffy June 29, 1834 in Co Longford. I would love to make connections to my Irish relatives!!
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Paul Markham

My gg Grandmother was Mary Costello her parents were Michael and Mary of Castlerea Roscommon she was born in 1808 had a Brother Thomas I found a marriage for her in Stoke on Trent in 1835 to a James Holmes she lived to be 89 yrs I have her Death certificate for 1897
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Heather Costello Dobbert

My grandfather , Francis Costello Sr. and many of his sisters came to CT from Ireland in the 30s.
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Glenn Costello

My dad's name was Edward Vincent Costello and he came to the United States before I was born with my two uncles and my grandma!
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Katie Crow

My great X 2 grandmother was a Costello from Gortbaun, County Mayo. Her mother's name was Maureen/Mary Shea. Her father, I believe, was John Costello. He is listed as a Tailor on his wife's death certificate.
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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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Stephen Treacy

Hi Gibbons Here is your photo.
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Gibbons

Trying to get the photo to post.
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Gibbons

Hello Brad Stern, I am enclosing a photo of a gathering of what I believe to be your Gibbon relatives. I believe the elderly bald man would be your great grandfather Charles. He would be my great Uncle. His sister, my grandmother Julia Gibbons Driscoll, is the 4th from the left, in the middle row. I believe this picture was taken sometime in 1950s in Bridgeport Ct. My older sister's would talk about a very nice cousin named Kitty
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John L. Rogers

Larry, 

I have attached the Deer Lodge County Montana marriage certificate signed by Pat Gibbons of Butte, Montana as a witness for my paternal great grandparents, Thomas Logan and Nora (Honora) Sullivan. The other witness signature is by Hannah Barry of Anaconda, Montana, so perhaps there was a relationship with Pat Gibbons. Anaconda is about thirty miles from Butte, the home of the ACM( Anaconda Copper Mining Company) also part of the Amalgamated Copper Company. There was a smelter operation in Anaconda, where my maternal great grandfather worked and thereby would have had a relationship with Pat Gibbons.  A document from my maternal grandmother shows Nora's surname McKiernan, so we are researching this discrepancy. She is supposed to be from Cahersiveen in County Kerry. My great grandfather was known as "Blackie Logan," which we believe was due to him being Black Irish. He was from Galway and arrived in Anaconda via Leadville, Colorado. Please feel free to reach out for further discussion ....   jr

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Ethan Gibbons

I am a Gibbons from South Africa ,I am trying to trace my family back as far as possible. I have been researching none-stop for the past 8 months and have had some luck but would like more. My great-great-grandfather was Charles Sydney Gibbons, he was born in May 1871 and died in the year 1913 on the 25th of May. He lived most of his life in Salisbury, Rhodesia and later passed away in Salisbury, England. He had Stomach cancer and was forced to travel to England for surgery, leaving his wife, Mary Louise, nee Unknown, and my great-grandfather, Cyril Charles Gibbons behind. The surgery however was unfortunately not effective. His father I suspect was named William Alfred Gibbons, who was born and raised in Wiltshire, England. He married Eglantine Roberts and they had their first child when she was only 13. Can anybody help me to go further back along this line? Any help would be much appreciated and I can help others where I can aswell.
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Kristen Gibbons

Hi There I Am A Gibbons My Self My Dads Name If Tom Gibbons His Father's Name Is Thomas Gibbons His Wife Passed Away In December Of 2018 Her Name Was Ellen Devine If Anyone Could Help Me Find Info That Would Be Wonderful!!!!
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Kelly Gibbons Benedict

I’m also working on getting in touch with Gibbons’s. My father, John Edward Gibbons was born in 1931, in Chicago, Illinois his father Martin Edward Gibbons was born on the 9th of March 1895 in Rosclave Mayo County emigrated from Mayo County, Ireland landed in New York and made his way to Chicago where he met Bridget Kelly and they married. Martins father’s name was Edward (Ned) Gibbons I think his birth year is 1855, who was married to Bridget (Sheridan) Gibbons, her birth year is 1861. Martin had several siblings which are as follows: 1) Thomas who married Mary Katherine Guiles 2) Catherine married Thomas O’Donnell they had 7 kids 3)Mary (Molly) had one child named Veronica 4) Patrick and he married Agnus Gaynor, one child named Thomas. 5) Eddie 6) Michael (Mike) 7) some records call her Honor but her name was really Norah 8) Agnus who stayed in Ireland 9) Dan he had 13 children and stayed in Ireland 10) Joseph who went to New York 11) Tony/Anthony who moved to England and finally 12) Jim/James who moved to Ohio. Other than the people I had a destination for the rest who did not stay in Ireland went to the USA. I am so eager to learn more about my heritage. Hopefully these names mean something to someone else here and we could connect.
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Brad Stern

Hello Larry: My great grandfather was Charles John Gibbons born 28 May 1874 in Illogan, Cornwall, England to John Gibbons and Ellen (Kelrnan) Gibbons. Charles married Nora Theresa Breck (born in County Kerry, Ireland) on 20 April 1898 in Bridgeport, CT and they had 8 children together. Nora passed away 21 July 1952 in Stratford, CT and Charles passed away 9 November, 1962 in Bridgeport, CT. I have no information about my great grandfather's family other than what I have indicated above and would appreciate adding more information about him to my family tree. If you think this matches your family information, you may contact me.
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Larry Driscoll

I am working on my family history. My grandmother was Julia Gibbons from Cambourne Cornwall. She was the daughter of John and Ellen Gibbons, who were both from Cork Ireland. They were a tin mining family. Julia had two sisters Kathrine Gibbons Sullivan (who immigrated to Bridgeport Connecticut) and Louise Gibbons Cooney (who immigrated to Butte, Montana). Her brothers Con Gibbons, JohnGibbons and Pat Gibbons also came to Butte, Montana to mine copper. Her brother Charles Gibbons went with his sister Kate to Bridgeport, Connecticut. He was an engineer. My grandmother kept in close communication with her Bridgeport relatives, but after the death of this generation communication has stopped. Are there any Gibbons relatives who recognize any of this information?
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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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Doherty

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

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

My great greAt Grandfather Dennis Joseph McHugh I hear came from Donegal with his brothers and settled in Wisconsin. They became farmers My Great Grandfather was married to Mary McBride . 

Does anyone from Donegal relate .?

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McHugh

Edward J McHugh DOB: 11 September 1862 Possibly County Cork, Ireland DOD: 9 August 1929 Worcester, Worcester, MA, USA Parents: James McHugh 1830-1893 Annie (née McMakin) McHugh
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McIe

Mcie but with a capital I.
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Brian Biletnikoff

My GGGG Grandfather was Michael Joseph Mclaughlin from Belfast who was married to my GGGG Grandmother Mary Mchugh from Cork. Any information would be appreciated.
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Margaret Smith

Five Mc Hugh sisters left Drimeason Donegal early 1900s for the USA Bridget (born 1875) arrived in Ellis Island 4 September 1900. Mary(born 1882) arrived Ellis Island 13 August 1900. Sarah (born 1885) arrived Ellis island 18 February 1907 with her brother John Two other sisters Hannah and Julie no information. John ( born 1878) may have been an Iron worker and married someone called Annie A ( nee Byrne) They lived in Manhattan possibly 122 east 62nd street They are my great aunts and uncle.
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Joseph McHugh

Hello. Looking for information on my great grandfather Henry McHugh. He was reportedly born around 1855-1858 in New Brunswick, son of John McHugh and Bridget McCullough. He eventually migrated South and married Plooma Geneva Curtis and had a son Harry Vernon McHugh. I have not been able to find any birth records in New Brunswick for him. Any help would be much appreciated.
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Becky Sipsey

My grandpa, Thomas Morton McHugh, was born c. 1883-1887 in Ballyhaunis, County Mayo. He emigrated to North America around 1911 and then married Alice Kate Maunder in Vancouver B.C. in 1913. My father, Thomas Roland McHugh was born in Vancouver B.C. and then they both moved to Seattle, Washington and became U.S. citizens. I'm trying to locate the exact date and parents names of Thomas Morton McHugh. I think he may have had a sister Bridget or maybe a mom named Bridget. I'm unable to determine which records are truly his.
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Neil S

I'm looking for any information about John McHugh (1843-1899). He was from County Mayo and moved to England because of the potato famine. He married Fanny Sarah Newman in 1867.
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Mchugh

1860
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Mchugh

Don't know sorry
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Kathleen O’Shea

I am trying to find information about Bridget Dehlia McHugh born in County Mayo circa 1880
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Mchugh

Trying to find information on John Mchugh who married Mary Duigan or Duggan in Donegal (Dunfanaghy) in 18? Mary Duggan was born in 1814. their first daughter Mary Ann was born in 1834 but I cant find any birth records.
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Mchugh

Trying to find information on John Mchugh who married Mary Duigan or Duggan in Donegal (Dunfanaghy) in 18? Mary Duggan was born in 1814. their first daughter Mary Ann was born in 1834 but I cant find any birth records.
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Margaret Cook

I am looking for my great grandparents Kieran McHugh and Bridget Hensey (?Keney) McHugh. My grandmother Catherine McHugh Malik, born in Ireland, died in New York in 1914 at about age 38.
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Jackie Webber

My name is Jacquelyn McHugh Webber. I am the oldest daughter of Clarence Carlton McHugh, son of Charles McHugh who married Mary Haley.
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Adriana-Marie Degnhart

I want to find my nana Renee Aiuto madden name is mchugh
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Adriana

Hi I just wanted to find some of real family
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Colleen McHugh

Andrew McHugh married Bridget Judge in ireland Then son John Cryan McHugh moved to canada .He was born 1933 in Ireland died 1908 in canada
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Maggie

Trying to find any living relatives of Mary McHugh B 4/14/1883 in Glebe Co Leitrum Ireland D 9/19/1961 Las Vegas NM USA parents John McHugh and Catherine Feeley both from Ireland
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kairah mchugh

Hi there, was hoping to find some info on the Mchugh family name settling in New Zealand as i can only date back as far as my great grandfather Jack Mchugh.
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Nancy L Draper

I am looking for these same people. They apparently were both born in Ireland and I have been attempting to determine when they immigrated to the US. Please contact me so that we can compare notes.
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McHugh

I am Kerry McHugh. I live in Griffin, Georgia USA. I have a son, Matthew McHugh. I am not married.
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McHugh

I am looking for James and Elizabeth McHugh, my gg grandparents. James b: abt 1827 Brother - Peter- born abt 1824 Sister - Margaret (I believe) born abt 1822-1825 James signed declaration of Intention 10/1850 in Genesee County, New York State, USA Peter signed Declaration of Intention 10/1849 in Genesee County, New York State, USA. James married Elizabeth McMahon(McMann) I believe...Her father Mark McMahon (born about 1790) shows living with them on the 1850 Town of Alabama, County of Genesee, New York State, USA census. Peter married Mary McGlaughlin (I believe) who was born about 1827-1829. Margaret (good possibility their sister) is married and showing on 1850 Town of Alabama, County of Genesee, New York State, USA census and l
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Michelle Jones

im related to the mchughs bridgit mchugh and timothy maguire hreat great grandparents . i believe they were from county cavan
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vontrapuk

Hi My name is Bernadette McHugh. Im the oldest of 6 brothers and 4 sisters. The main forename in our family is Myles. Im sure there could also be a link to the McDonald clan in Scotland as my aunt who nursed a lord McDonald said that the name McHugh means son of Hugh of the McDonald clan. Their must be a strong link with Ireland and Scotland. Im sure I have loads of relatives out there.
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KEARNS

John Kearns, son of Lawrence Kearns born 1843 Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary, Ireland. Died, date unknown in South Africa? Enlisted in the British East India Company Artillery at Clonmel on the 14 January 1860 Regimental number 97/1806. Signed up with the Royal artillery on the 13th January 1861 until 12 Jan 1863 regimental number 257. Reengaged Royal Artillery 20th Brigade 1 Apr 1863 to 30 Jun1877 No. 1203 at Secunderabad, , Andhra Pradesh, India. Married Mary Ann Higgins 28 May 1870 Madras Tamil Nadu, India. Discharged 5th February 1882 at Bombay, India. Chose to settle in Natal South Africa.
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maureen cairns

ANYBODY KNOW OF A CHARLES CAIRNS WHO MARRIED A MARY MCKAY . HE WAS FATHER OF JOHN CAIRNS ,SARAH CAIRNS AND HELEN CAIRNS ALL BORN IN LANARKSHIRE SCOTLAND. JOHN WAS BORN IN 1846 - . CHARLES MAY HAVE CAME FROM IRELAND AND HAD A DIFFERENT SPELLING OF CAIRNS IE KEARNS ETC.
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Joanne CaIrns Margeson

Hello I have Cairns relatives that are Irish Catholic who settles in Prince Edward Island Canada I believe their name may have been misspelled over the years as it should have been Kearns. I’m looking for William Cairns( Kearns) born 1799 died 1859 in PEI. He married Margaret Jackman 1803-1877 Their first child Peter was born inPEI in 1840. I’m trying to locate what part of Ireland the came from
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Kearns

My 4 x great-grandmother was Mary Curran but sometimes written as Kearn(s). She was born in Ireland about 1777 and tried in Dublin for highway robbery with 2 other girls (all dressed as men), then transported to Sydney NSW where she co-habited with Thomas Storer, another convict, and had several children to him. I believe she had 2 sisters, Bridget and Frances (Fanny). She died in Sydney in 1821.
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Kearns

Kearns, O Ciarain, Kerns, Cearns
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Kearns

Good morning from Canada eh! I have been tracing my family tree for a few years and have hit a wall. I have an apparent relative,Simon or Simeon Kearns born in Offaly, King's County, abt. 1810. I have zero luck in finding info. Help would be much appreciated.
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Tierney

I note with surprise that you are using my family Armorial on your website. I would kindly ask that you remove this immediately. This is my personal family arms and was granted to my ancestor Matthew Tierney and thence to his brother Edward. It is the Armorial of Thy Ó Tighearnaigh of Fearann Ó Tighearnaigh. I do not want to take the matter further but I can do so should you not remove this patented Armorial immediately. Is mise le meas, Chevalier Cathaoir, An Ó Tighearnaigh, CIOM, KEG, Taoiseach Clann Uí Thighearnaigh, Taoiseach Onórach Cumann na gClann Uí Thighearnaigh
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Patrick Morrisey

The other possible origin is the de Marisco family who arrived along with the Anglo Norman invasion around the 1170s. I've written a book about it called 'Australians of The Great Irish Famine - one clan's story'. see www.pjmpublications.com.au
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Morrissey

Michael Morrissey - born around 1812 or earlier and immigrated to Castle Garden, New York and arrived on May 30, 1836. He reported himself to be from the Parish of Muckalee, Kilkenny, Ireland. He left Dublin and went to Liverpool, England, then sailed to America. He reports that he was a farmer, but I'm leaning towards "laborer". He was illiterate and poor. I have no idea how he was able to come to America, being poor. He sailed on the ship "New Orleans" with no other family member I could see on the passenger list. He was reported to be 22 at the time he came in 1836, but on his naturalization intent in July of 1838, he reported himself to be 23. I'm almost certain he was Roman Catholic. He ended up coming to Indiana soon after arriving because that is where his naturalization intent was recorded, (Tippecanoe, Indiana). He was found in a census in Union, Fulton, Indiana in 1850 and was reported to be 38. He married Jane Mendenhall in Fulton, Indiana. I found a death record of a Michael Morrissey who died in 20 June1861, who was from Ireland and birthdate unknown. He is buried in St Mary's cemetary in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana.
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Ryan

My great x 3 paternal grand mother was Ellen Morrissey, born in County Kerry, 1841. Her mother was Honora Sullivan, I am unsure of her fathers name. Ellen married James Thomas Keane (B. 1837 County Kerry D. 1918 Temuka, New Zealand) and they immigrated to New Zealand, settling in Temuka. Ellen died in 1878. I have been unable to find anymore information beyond this and would love to make family connections also. Please contact Debi if you can help or may be family- debij.18@gmail.com
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Morrissey

This history is incomplete. You say there are 2 possible sources for the name. You list one but not the second.
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Lyon

John Lyons, Huguenot farmer in Donegal, died about 1760 or so. His wife, Clarinda Belle delap, a Scottish reiver, emigrated to Brooklyn in New York where she died in 1899.
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LYON

james lyon, dob 1789; dod 1836, member canadian parliament (?)
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CAROLYNSUEDEAN

LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON JAMES HENRY LYON BORN IN 1768 IN CHARLES COUNTY MARYLAND. HE WAS MARRIED TO MARY ANN DENT.
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Robert Carter

My grandfather's name was William Horan, he was the son of Thomas Horan and Honorah Madden Horan.  He had one brother, Thomas and three sisters Elizabeth, Helen and I am not sure of the third sisters name.  My grandfather and his siblings were born in the 1880's-1890's in Leavenworth, Ks.  His parents were born in Ireland, and entered the United States at Scranton, Pennsylvania at what date I do not know.

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J moloney

My father William Micheal 1927 - 2006 GF John Joseph Horan 1890 -1936? Married Agnus Balfe GGF Micheal Horan Micheal Horan 02/03/1855 Carpenterstown Blanchardstown Wife Agnes Byrne 02/04/1867 Children Catherine ( Kate ) 1885 Terentius (Terence ) 1887 Gulielmus ( William ) 1892 John 1897 Charles ? Thomasina GGGF Father Terrance Horan sometimes Trenti/ Terentii Mother Thomasina Keleghan/Kerrigan /also Miller.Married before to Mr Miller
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Horan

My grandfather Patrick was born in Mayo in 1840 and married Mary Casey. He died in 1904. Had ten children,Patrick,Michael, Delia, John,William, Mary, Thomas,Margaret,,George, and my father Martin born in 1891 and died in 1956.he first went to Brooklyn with $25 and stayed with his sister. Most of us settled in Chicago and Iowa. The first born got the farm in Ireland so the rest of the boys had to make their own way..
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Mehmet

Hello... I am from Turkey in Istanbul. My grandparents were born in Sivas, Zara that another city in Turkey. Actually, I wonder about Horan surname in Ireland. Are there any possibilities about there will migration from Sivas to Galway or vice verse.
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Lorraine Grison née Horan

Hello, My dad (Tom Horan, born in 1926)) and his family lived in Pelsall, Walsall, West Midlands, England, where I was brought up before leaving to live in the French Alps. His great-grandparents (James Horan and Bridget Morris) emigrated from Galway (together?) and married in Walsall in 1863. Bridget was born in Williamstown, Galway, in 1840 and died in Walsall in 1912 as did James. Any information about these ancestors would be greatly appreciated. Lorraine
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Linda Ott

My fathers name was James Francis Horan and it went back to my great-great grandfather as far as I could follow. Some information put his family in Galway others in Mayo. Planning to come to Ireland in June 2020 and would like to visit areas where family may have come from.I was born and raised in Washington, DC but have lived for many years in Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA Wondering if you are familiar with my fathers name in your area. Thank you so much , Linda Ott
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Janet Lennon

I'm a great-granddaughter of Philip Horan and am researching his Irish birth record as well as any records/info re: his parents, Charles Henry Horan and Johanna O'Connor. Philip's DOB: Sep 1845. He had a sister (Honoria) who served as a nun at Castlecomber, and a brother John & sister (name unknown) who emigrated to the U.S. in the later 1800's. Any suggestions as to where to find them?
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Horan 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 Horan 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 Horan 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 Horan 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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Jayne Kuhlman

My GGM was Anna Loftus (born 1870). Her parent were both born in Ireland, Thomas Loftus (born 1830) and Bridget ??? (born 1840). Thomas and Bridget immigrated to Indiana some time before 1870, where Anna and her sister (Agnes 1873) were born. Now my trail runs dry. I would appreciate any information! Thanks.
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Durkin

My grandfather's surname was Durkin but when he immigrated to the US he changed Durkin to Durgin
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Dave Sales

Clonmel 1886 My great grandmother
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McSweeney

Robert F Sweeney (1926-1999) was the first chief judge of the appeals court of Maryland. My mother was Patricia Ann Sweeney. Lineage Edmond McSwiney (1775-) Boherbue, County Cork John McSwiney (1804-1871) Boherbue, County Cork Bryan McSwiney (about 1838~1875) Baltimore, Md Denis Bryan Sweeney (1872-1950) Baltimore John J Sweeney (1898-1951) Baltimore Robert F Sweeney (1926-1999) Baltimore
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christine

Reference my note about Thomas McSweeney - the email address shoud read rider44atblueyonder.co.uk
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christine

Go to Maltas Irish Ghost on Google and find my basic story of Thomas McSweeney,which has appeared in several magazines over the years. I have now written a novel, fictionalising his tragic tale by connecting his execution to the Irish Famine of 1845, the Easter Rising and the Peace Talks of recent times. The book should be on sale inside four months and it would help me with the publishing if I could get an indication of who might be interested. Please email me at rider44blueyonder.co.uk
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Prendergast

The surname O,Shirin/Shearing/Sherren was an off shoot of the Prendergast Clan in Ireland. Can we use the Prendergast Clan Coat of Arms??
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Suzie Janell Kinzel

Hello I am searching for the family of my 3G Grandma whose maiden name is Margaret Prendergast. She was born in Ireland about 1842, She married Thomas O'Brien who was born in Ireland about 1842, According to census records they married around 1862. They also immigrated to USA around 1862. They died in San Francisco. Their children are Edward O'Brien born 1864 died 1919. He was in the Navy and the Army and was a musician. Margaret born around 1868, Katherine O'Brien born around 1872. Katherine married William Frasier. Mary E O'Brien born June, 1877 who married William Murenin, and Eugene Aloysius O'Brien born around 1878. All five children were born in California. Unfortunately most of the records before 1906 were lost in the earthquake and fires of 1906 so it is difficult to find information about my family. Any information or advice you can share is greatly appreciated. I would love to find a marriage record for Thomas O'Brien and Margaret Prendergast, or Margaret's parents' names or the towns in Ireland where Thomas and Margaret's families lived. My email is sjkinzel@gmail.com Thank you, Suzie Kinzel
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McHale

thomas 1918 to 1960
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Carrie Griffith

My Great Grandmother was Frances McHale. I was told that she was raised and lived in Ireland until she came to the states with my Great Grandfather. Her married name was Laux. Is there anyone out there that may be related to her and can tell me more? It’s not much to go on but it’s all I have at the moment.
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Mary Keeble

My g grandfather Daniel Malley was a master rigger in the London docks and his gang rigged Captain Scotts Terra Nova for the expedition to the Antarctic Research has led me back through James and Leonard to Liverpool and the original Daniel (1700's) They were mariners riggers and ropemakers I have not been able to trace when and where he came from in Ireland I know the name is mainly linked to Mayo and Clare Island and have visited several times Are there any Malleys out there who might be related or know anything about the family?
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Patricia Dempsey new Mall

My research has come to a grinding halt as there are so many Mallets with the same name from the same or nearby areas
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Malley

Michael Malley /1841/______
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Gormley

Bloomer
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Viv Clarke

Hello I am researching my family tree, I have a Judith Doheny married Michael Hickey in Callan, Kilkenny, Ireland, in 1855. They had several children: Elizabeth, Catherine, Johanna, Mary, Anne.They are my great-great grandparents. I am keen to find out more prior to 1855, ie Judith's parents/siblings, etc. and Michael Hickey's side of the family. There are also links with Clonmel and Cork. Three of the girls (Catherine, Elizabeth and Anne) moved to Cork and are on the 1901 and 1911 census. Before that Elizabeth and Anne both gave birth to daughters in Clonmel in 1891 and 1893. Was there a relative living in Clonmel they stayed with whilst having their daughters? Judith Doheny and Michael Hickey are my great-great grandparents. I would appreciate any information at all as I have hit a brick wall. Thank you.
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Sally Morgan

I am very Irish and I have been trying to trace my Paternal Irish Grandmother Mary Callaghan's ancestors. On a DNA website, someone mentioned it looks like I am related to a Finnbar O'Malley from Cork. But they gave no dates or anything else. Might anyone have a clue who Finnbar is? Thanks, 

Sally Morgan?

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trish o;Malley

looking for omalleys from achill co mayo feel free to email me at trishbennettuk@gmail.com
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Pamela Daveau

Good day! Looking for relatives in county mayo. My ancestors come from Lewisburgh. My grandmother‘s name was Alice O’Malley My grandfather was James McCabe. In 1977 my parents (Regina Alice Mcabe Daveau) visited and met with relatives. Here are their names: Mary O’Malley in “River villa” Margaret (Maggie) O’Malley (first cousin of my mom) Tommy Jo O’Malley Anna O’Malley Kilmeena also Thomas. O’Malley Battery (Kay O’Malley 3rd cousin) Aunt Rose (Mary and Breta’s mom) and Uncle Martin Ayleen O’Malley Jim was said to be the youngest of the O’Malley’s at that time (my mother’s uncle) Please help if you can!!! My grandparents moved to the states and lived in upper Darby PA. Thank you!!! Pamela
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Pamela Daveau

Good day! Looking for relatives in county mayo. My ancestors come from Lewisburgh. My grandmother‘s name was Alice O’Malley My grandfather was James McCabe. In 1977 my parents (Regina Alice Mcabe Daveau) visited and met with relatives. Here are their names: Mary O’Malley in “River villa” Margaret (Maggie) O’Malley (first cousin of my mom) Tommy Jo O’Malley Anna O’Malley Kilmeena also Thomas. O’Malley Battery (Kay O’Malley 3rd cousin) Aunt Rose (Mary and Breta’s mom) and Uncle Martin Ayleen O’Malley Jim was said to be the youngest of the O’Malley’s at that time (my mother’s uncle) Please help if you can!!! My grandparents moved to the states and lived in upper Darby PA. Thank you!!! Pamela
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Marian Devenish, nee O’MA

My dad, John Joseph o’malley was born in 1916 at Crott Mountain, at the foot of CroaghPatrick, Westport County Mayo.My grandmother, Catherine, sometimes known as Kate, was born on August 8, 1878 to parents Thadeaus Gavin and Mary McGrail in Laughta/Oughter Louisburgh.She died in 1976. Her father Thady was born in 1820 in Erriff County Mayo and he died in 1916 in Louisburgh . Her mother was born in 1838 and died in 1923. My grandmother was the youngest of 10 children. Her four sisters emigrated to Clinton in Massachusetts and worked in the Lino factory there. She was the only one who remained in County Mayo. My grandmother married James o’malley in 1909 in Kilgiveer parish Louisburgh He was 37 and she was 31. He was born in 1872 in Owenee Westport. It is still great to be sending Christmas cards to relatives still at Crott Mountain Mountain Westport!
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Marian Devenish, nee O’MA

My dad, John Joseph o’malley was born in 1916 at Crott Mountain, at the foot of CroaghPatrick, Westport County Mayo.My grandmother, Catherine, sometimes known as Kate, was born on August 8, 1878 to parents Thadeaus Gavin and Mary McGrail in Laughta/Oughter Louisburgh.She died in 1976. Her father Thady was born in 1820 in Erriff County Mayo and he died in 1916 in Louisburgh . Her mother was born in 1838 and died in 1923. My grandmother was the youngest of 10 children. Her four sisters emigrated to Clinton in Massachusetts and worked in the Lino factory there. She was the only one who remained in County Mayo. My grandmother married James o’malley in 1909 in Kilgiveer parish Louisburgh He was 37 and she was 31. He was born in 1872 in Owenee Westport. It is still great to be sending Christmas cards to relatives still at Crott Mountain Mountain Westport!
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Mark Henry Bell

My 3x great-grandparents were John and Mary Ann Clancy O'Malley (O'Maley). John was from the Amigan area in Co. Limerick and Mary Ann was reportedly from Ballingarry Co. Limerick. The family came to the USA by 1849 and are in New Jersey in 1850 census. By 1860 they were in Bureau County Illinois and in 1870 in Cherokee County Kansas. Can anyone connect with this family? Joh and Mary Ann's children--Patrick, Johanna Coman, Michael (my great-great-grandfather), Catherine Lawler, Mary Kennedy, Ellen Kennedy, John, James, Frances (Fannie) Fleming and David.
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Brendan O'Malley

From Brendan O'Malley to JC Lalumière. There were a number of O'Malleys who went to France at different times in history, so their descendants could possibly have changed the name to a more French spelling. One was Colonel Austin O'Malley, who left Ireland after the rebellion in 1798. He had served under the French General Humbert at the battles of Killala and Ballinamuck in Ireland and he went on to fight in Napoleon's Irish brigade. He married a French woman and had two sons, one of whom, Augustin-Andre O'Malley, became a General in the French army and ended his career as commander of the military garrison in Marseille. I have not been able to discover if he had any children. There was also Charles O'Malley who served under Charles ii of england and died in exile at St-Germain-en-Laye and his 5 brothers who entered foreign service in Europe. One fought the Turks in the forces of the Emperor and became a general. I'm sure here were others. I have heard that the Maille family (who make mustard, among other things) have refuted any connection with Ireland, but I know nothing of the Aumailleys. If you have any information on them, please contact me at brendan.omalley@markree.ie
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JAYNE OWEN

My grandmother was born in Donegal in 1916, her maiden name is O'Malley but her brothers surname was McClough. At some point the family lived in Roshine. Would be thrilled if anyone had any information or potential lines of enquiry. Thank you
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Amy MacKenzie

I'm looking for any information on my Great-Grandmother, Katherine O'Malley, born 2 Feb 1878 in County Mayo. No town known. Her father was a J. O'Malley and her mom, an Ama/Emma/Anna Derry?? Thank you in advance for any information
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Ed V mcmanus

Great grandmother was an o'malley.
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Declan O'Malley

hi how are ya'll
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P Macanriogh

My grand aunt, Mary O Malley, emigrated to the USA in the late 1880s. She was born in Ballyconneely,Clifden,Co Galway She eventually settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota and married a man of Polish heritage. I understand that she had children. She was in contact with my mother until the late 1050s. I've tried to trace her/her descendants but without success. Can anyone supply any information?
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Mary Kay O'Malley

In the 1800's 7 brothers emigrated to the USA and homesteaded the area around Perry, Iowa. Our family is descended from the brother named Martin. My great grandfather, James F. O'Malley died after his car was struck by a train around 1919 and my grandfather, also James F., farmed until the depression when he moved his family including my father, you guessed it James F., to Kansas City, Missouri. My father was a doctor in Kansas City and passed away in 2012. Ii am one of 7 kids and my parents already have 31 great grandchildren with more likely to follow. God bless all the O'Malleys, a proud and prosperous clan! BTW my mother's clan of mccormicks, Fitzgibbons and Quinlans came from Mayo and Donegal.
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Leslie O’Malley

Leslie O’Malley My O’Malleys came from Steelaun/Rathfran in County Mayo. The earliest ancestor I can find was Patrick O’Malley. He was married several times but I am descended from Maria McHale. Their son Martin married Maria Weir and was also a carpenter in Steelaun. Their son “Big Mick” (5’10”) came to NYC, married Annie Kearney and they had a son Michael born Christmas Day, 1910. Shortly after the Titanic went down, the family return to Steelaun and then settled in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. I am the daughter of Michael Stephan Christopher O’Malley and Florence Scanlon, born in Carrownagh, County Sligo.
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O’Malley

I am having tremendous problems finding where my father came from. I do know he ( John James O’Malley) was born in Donegal in 1915 but all my research has failed to show anybody of that name born in 1915 in Donegal. There is someone born in 1913 of a similar name but the date of birth on my father’s death certificate and marriage certificate have to align with a birth certificate date of birth so I can get an Irish Passport. Even my DNA says Donegal!
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James Morgan

My grandmother was Delia O'Malley from Peter Street, Westport (Mayo). She married Jim Lyons from High Street, Westport and they had five children. My mother is the third eldest. Is there anyone on here who might be related? I'm having trouble finding Delia's birth or baptismal records, though I have found details of her marriage and also some old censuses. She and I were said to share the same birthday (10th June), but the year of her birth has been given as 1892, 3 and 4. I can't find anything under any of those years.
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JC Lalumière

I am wondering if the french name Aumailley could be an aletration of O'Malley. Do you have any clue about that ?
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Steven David Malley

Hi my name is Steven Malley I live in Cheshire England and my parents (father Thomas Malley) was from Liverpool. I would like to trace my ancestry I presume to the Cork area in Ireland. Can you help? Many thanks
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O'Malley

To Jezreel Lopez, It would be great if you joined the O'Malley project on FTDNA (www.ftdna.com). You can upload your family tree and look for DNA matches to all the O'Malleys who are part of the project. We are trying to identify a DNA signature for descendants of Grace O'Malley, so your family tree and DNA analysis would be a great help. Regards Brendan O'Malley (Co-Administrator)
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Jezreel Lopez

I just discovered my connection to my long lost Irish roots! Grace O’Malley, the infamous pirate queen, was my 15th great grandmother through her second husband Bourke. I’ve been to Ireland and have always loved it, and the golden age of piracy was always a fascination for me! I hope one day I can return to see all of the O’Malley sites now that I know my heritage ??
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Tara O’Malley- Carley

Good evening ~ My name Tara O’Malley daughter to Michael O’Malley (1942-2002) Washington state His father Eugene Hawthorne O’Malley ( 1918-1992) California His father Phillip Marcus O’Malley (18??-19??) of Wisconsin His father Thomas Joseph O’Malley (1828-1916) born mayo ? To parents Thos O’Malley and Mary M McHugh both mayo co believe Birth date for Thos is 1761 Looking for any and all information I just came to Ireland last week hoping to return for more family connections Thank you~ Tara O’Malley - Carley
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David Walsh

Looking to find any o malleys in the Mayo area. Can anyone help with this?
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O'Malley

To: irishomalleygirl. Who was your great grandfather and where did he come from? If you know the dates and places of his birth, marriage and/or death, then you should be able to find some traces of him and some leads further back.
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irishomalleygirl

Looking to know of my omalley ancesters could use some advice sadly no nothing past my great grandfarher
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Kerry Fitzgibbons

My great Grandfather immigrated to the United States around 1848 when he was 12 years old; US Census list him living in Pottawatomie County Kansas in 1880 and 1885; Geary County, Colorado in Junction City. My Grandfather was Max Million Fitzgibbons, born 1883.
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Rita Chesterton

My maternal grandfather Patrick Joseph Fitzgibbon was born 1870 in Derry City and raised in Derry City until age 13. His father William Fitzgibbon was born 1841 (birthplace not verified) but raised in Derry. William's parents were John Fitzgibbon and Margaret McGuire. John was in the military and was likely from the south of Ireland.
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Harry Fitzgibbon

G'day from Australia Just seeing what other Fitzgibbon's are bout and where they are from. I'm 6th generation Aussie. My ancestory Thomas Fitzgibbon and his brother John came out to Australia with their wives on the Livingston in 1841 and were pioneers of the Taralga area in NSW
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Hardison

Some in my family write their names as Fitzgibbon.
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BEIRNE

13/January/1904 alive 1940 Tullen Roscommon
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Beirne

Maria Cox, Plains of Boyle, Roscommon born circa 1740, her fathers name was Thomas Cox and his fathers name was Richard and her cousins were the O'Beirnes. Maria married and lived in Castlefore, Kesh, Fenagh. Are her cousins the O'Beirnes any relation of the of the O'Bournes of Cork.
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Beirne

Tadgh Beirne, Irish International Rugby Player
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Melia

My great grandfather was John melia born 1877 county Durham England his father was William who on the 1891 census states he was also born in county Durham England I honestly think that he was born in Ireland and maybe just added county Durham England for reasons unknown
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O'Malley O'Malley

Croagh Patrick in the distance across Clew Bay
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Maile

Annah Maile - Great Grandmother to my husband. We understand she originated from south of Israel or family moved there, then to South Africa
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Laura DeClet

Loughnane families.
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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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Becky Sipsey

Hello! I would love to have access to the missing ancestors database as well! My grandfather was born in Ballyhaunis c. 1883-1887 (he has listed all dates in between that on his various paperwork since coming to North America). I know that he left Ireland and came to Canada where my dad was born and then both came to the U.S. where I was born. I am pursuing registration on the Foreign Births Register but I can't find documentation of his birth. I've been on irishgeneaology and irish roots but I have missing information. My grandpa's name was Thomas Morton McHugh and we are pretty sure his father's name was also Thomas McHugh but he has listed his mom's name differently on several different "legal documents". Any help you can give would be SOOO appreciated!
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Stephen Treacy

County Mayo is one of Ireland's most visited counties given its incredible scenery. They also have two of our top '101-Must-Visit' locations; Achill island and Croagh Patrick. Achill is a super spot for a family or surfer holiday, and you could spend a month there. If you climb Croagh Patrick, you will be literally retracing St. Patrick's footsteps from hundreds of years ago and looking down on breathtaking views of Clew Bay, the bay with over 365 islands...one for each day of the year!
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Stephen Treacy

Hi Michael and 'Saunders' - we are launching a new 'missing ancestors' database which should help you both...and a new list of genealogists for our team. Watch this space for more info.
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Michael John MacNeil

Looking for info on my GG Grandpa Capt James OConnor born Roscommon 1806?? Came to the Fort in Goderich Ont Upper Canada1836.
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saunders

Hi looking for information on John Durkin born 1847 in Charlestown County Mayo married Catherine Bryne born 1853 she was born in Derryborne County Wicklow.They left to live in Lancashire but when what date ,why, did they have other relatives in Ireland please.He was a coachman,perhaps where my love of horses comes from.
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