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red mail Connaughan/Conaghan - (Altadush - County Donegal)
Hugh Connaughan and Bridget McGlinchey had Sarah and Belinda (possibly others. Maybe a Joseph) around 1858. Sarah immigrated to New Zealand and married a John Sweeney in 1883. in 1930 Sarah died leaving land in Altadush to her sister Belinda Doogan married to James Doogan. Anyone out there who could add any more cheers Maureen
red mail McNelis family of Ardara - (Ardara, Ard an Ratha, Ardarn - County Donegal)
I am seeking information about the family and ancestry of William McNelis (b. Co. Donegal 1828-1832) in or near Ardara or Killybegs.
red mail ardara 1903 - (Ardara, Ard an Ratha, Ardarn - County Donegal)
old photo of ardara street
red mail breslin - (Ardara, Ard an Ratha, Ardarn - County Donegal)
red mail Carruthers/Carothers to Pennsylvania, U.S.A. - (Ardara, Ard an Ratha, Ardarn - County Donegal)
James Carruthers with twin Andrew born in Letterkenny,Donegal, Ireland, about 1740, left for America - Pennsylvania in the year 1765. His father was James Carruthers born about 1715, in Letterkenny, Ireland. Any information on this family is appreciated. The twins left with 2 other sisters/brothers equalling a total of 4, and arrived in Adams county, PA. The Carruthers family is said to have originated first from Scotland, and left for Donegal, Ireland, during the troubled times. No records were found in the Ireland State Archives, and perhaps someone has some family information on these records.
red mail McGinley family from Ballindrait, Lifford - (Ballindrait, Baile an Droichid - County Donegal)
My grandfather Charles was born at Rossgier (20th April 1918), in Ballindrait, Lifford, Co. Donegal. He was one of 7 children: Mary-Ann, Daniel, Robert, Bernard, Amelia, Charles & Margaret. His Father Charles McGinley (b. 26th Aug 1890) married his mother Mary Ellen Lynch in Murlog on 20th Nov 1911. Both his parents died young and the children lived with their grandparents Robert & Eleanor Lynch (nee Clarke) and Daniel & Mary-Ann McGinley (nee O'Donnell). Daniel McGinley was also born in Ballindrait (c. 1860) which leads me to believe that all of his children and grandchildren were also born there although that hasn't been confirmed yet. Mary Ann O'Donnell was from Clonleigh, Lifford, Co. Donegal and they married 13th Nov 1884 in Strabane RC Church.
red mail Balliintra Quinn family - (Ballintra - County Donegal)
Ballintra is located in the southern part of County Donegal. My family comes from there, although we believe they may have originally been from Tyrone. The Quinn family was also located at Lisnapaste (Ballinakillew Mountain), Lough Eske, Rosilly Bar, Laghey, Fintown, and many of the surrounding villages. Some of the family names include: John Quinn (born ca 1780-90), his wife Bridget Murphy (born same), their son James Quinn born 1828. Related but we are not sure how include a Daniel Quinn who owned a farm at the top of the street in Ballintra (the church of Ireland now stands there), Andrew Quinn, Patrick Quinn, Donal Quinn, Edward Quinn, Catherine Quinn, Mary Anne Quinn, Rose Quinn. All these people were born during the time period of 1780-1830. Other surnames connected to us include McGowan, Tunney, Cassidy, Gallagher, McGonigle, Forde, Travers - there are MANY others. Think there is a connection? Please contact me.
red mail William McNairn - (Ballintra - County Donegal)
Could anyone help us with the following information. B. 1831 in Ballintra, Ireland. Married 27 March 1865. Could anyone have any information about his mother and father or any brothers or sisters.
red mail The Quinns of Ballintra - (Ballintra - County Donegal)
My family is from the Ballintra/Rafoarty area of Donegal. Am researching family history and looking for any contacts. I have the following: James Quinn, born 1828, Ballintra. Parents were John Quinn and Bridget Murphy. In 1844, James left for America when the family moved from Rafoarty to Ballintra, and into a house built by Alexander Hamilton. James more than likely came with 3 siblings, either 3 brothers or 2 brothers and a sister. I have found family in the general area and am in contact with them. But I would love to find all family that I can. We were always told we were the last of the line. To find this wasn't true has been a godsend. Are you related to the Ballintra Quinn family?
red mail Ewing family of Donegal - (Ballybawn, Ballybegly - County Donegal)
Samuel Alexander Ewing born Inch 1801 married Anne White from Classeygowan near Saint Johnstown. They settled in Ballybegly and Manor Cunningham. Their children born 1830 to 1842. In 1853 they departed for Melbourne, Victoria Australia. In 1862 sons David and Samuel left Australia and settled in Traer or Buckingham in Tama County Iowa. In the late 1800's David returned to care for his aging Aunt Eliza Jane White who lived in Classeygowan. She died about 1908.
red mail Carrickmagrath, Ballybofey - (Ballybofey - County Donegal)
I have an old letter sent to Mary Caulfield in Milford New Hampshire USA by "Cousin Annie". It is a thank you and the hand writing looks young. I thought the Caulfields came from Rosscommon because I found that in an obit but we also had Dunlea, Kelly and "Mirthy" but I bet that should have been Murphy. The post mark is unclear but from the other items found in this box they date from WWI to the 1940s. I have more family info but too much for this right now. Kris
red mail Patrick McDermott - (Ballybofey, Bealach Feich - County Donegal)
Patrick McDermott was born in Ballybofey about 1847. Parents were Hugh McDermott and Bridget McDermott nee Docherty
Riley (Reilly) Ellison - (Ballybofey, Bealach Feich - County Donegal)
Information sought on the parents and grandparents of John Riley, born 20 February 1866 to Robert Riley and Anna Jane Ellison Riley (her mother may have been Mary) in Meencargagh (?), Ballybofey, Donegal. He emigrated to the US in 1885, married Fannie Bates and lived the rest of his life in Worcester, Massachusetts
red mail Rev. John Boyle - (Ballybofey, Bealach Feich - County Donegal)
I have photo of grave of Rev John Boyle and the school house near Ballybofey where he lived/taught. He was related to Michael/Francis Brown and his daughter, Margaret Brown b1839 (my g/grandmother who migrated to Australia). Any information would be appreciated
red mail Patrick McDermott - (Ballymoney - County Donegal)
Patrick McDermott born c.1847 in either Ballybofey or Ballymoney County Donegal
McCawley; McCauley; Macauley - (Ballyness, Ballynes - County Donegal)
I am trying to find out about my father's family. My Grandmother was Sarah or Elizabeth and had been a schoolteacher. Unsure of Grandfather's Christian name or occupation. Children were John; James; Thomas; Charles and daughters Maggie and Lizzie as far as I know, that is about all I am aware of. I know they lived in a cottage with thatched roof and I believe the men may have went to a pub called Kitty's Bar. I am not even sure of the village or townland. Desperate to find any information whatsoever.
red mail Roulstons and Craigs of Brockagh - (Brockagh - County Donegal)
Looking to connect with descendants or anyone with information on the Roulstons, Craigs or Dunlop families of Brockagh Donegal
red mail O'Neill family - (Bunbeg, An Bun Beag - County Donegal)
Elizabeth Mary O'Neill b. 1853 in Bunbeg, m. George Hunter of Ardglass, Co. Down c.1874 and emigrated to Liverpool. Any Information about O'Neills in Bunbeg gratefully received.
red mail McNutt - (Burnfoot, Bun na hAbhann - County Donegal)
I have details of a number of McNutts in and around Burnfoot from Griffith's Valuation and other sources in 1857. I am trying to find local sources for Burnfoot and in particular what activities McNutts were engaged in. My Gr Gr Gr Grandfather Thomas McNut lived on a small plot (5 on Griffiths) which looks as though it had a small quarry on the site but he describes himself as 'farmer'. There were 6 or 7 McNutts in Burnfoot and surrounding area. Can anyone suggest how I might find out what they did for a living. I know that sometime in early 1800s a John McNutt was the post master. Grateful for any help.
red mail Bridget McSheffrey - (Burnfoot, Bun na hAbhann - County Donegal)
RC Parish records Burt and Inch, September 24, 1865, Transcribed by Jennifer Bragg from the RC Parish records of Burt and Inch in the Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland :- Record of a Baptism in the Parish: Burt and Inch (Fahan) September 24, 1865 Bridget, daughter of William McShaffery (residence: Magherard?) and Sally McElhinney (residence: Maxwells Glen), Witnessed by Francis Boyle and Margaret Boyle (residence: Maggy’s Town, Fahan), baptized by I. O’Hogan? (No further remarks)
red mail additional info. - (Burtonport, Barton Port, Ailt an Chorrain, Burtan Port, Burton - County Donegal)
Just recently had the following info passed on to me Re the family of a James Boyle/Ann Cannon, 1) Daniel Boyle bn. 1863, 2) James Boyle bn. 1865, 3) Mary Boyle bn. 1870, 4) Cornelous Boyle bn.1871, 5) Bridget Boyle bn.1872, 6) Dennis Boyle bn. 1874, 7) Anne boyle bn. 1875, 8) Rose Boyle bn. 1877 all resided in an area called Clogherdillure. in the Templecrone Parish. If there is anyone out there with any information on this family I would be delight to hear from them
red mail Boyle - (Burtonport, Barton Port, Ailt an Chorrain, Burtan Port, Burton - County Donegal)
I am researching the above families and have a Daniel Boyle ( born approx 1862) marrying a Alice McAtee/McAteer in Glasgow, 1886. Daniel's father is given as James Boyle his mother an Ann Cannon. . I would be grateful if anyone could pass on any information to assist me in this quest. A daughter named Annie from this Glasgow marriage married a John Corr (1907)
Kelsey family from Callan - (Callan - County Donegal)
My 3rd great grandmother Sarah Ann Kelsey was born in Callan in 1838 to Joseph and Roseanne Kelsey. She left Ireland at age 19 to Australia. I know of one sister at lest. Any information on Sarah or the families life in Ireland would be appreciated. THank y0u
red mail Sherlocks in Carndonagh - (Carndonagh, Carn Domhnach - County Donegal)
Searching for information on James SHERLOCK married to Anne LINDSAY 7.12.1867. James and Anne had at least five children, three of whom emigrated to New York, USA. One died there at a young age , one met and married a Scotsman and returned to Scotland to live - and one, James Jnr. became a New York City Cop and his descendants are there still ( any info on them? ). Would like to know more about the Donegal Sherlocks prior to Anne Therese's birth on 28.6.1878.
red mail Breslins - (Carndonagh, Carn Domhnach - County Donegal)
Looking for Breslins in Carndonagh. Frances b.1909 son of Patrick b.1867
red mail Leydin-Linehan - (Carrick - County Donegal)
John Bartholomew Leydin, was born in Carrick Ireland about 1827 to Bartley Leydin and Kate Linehan. About 1849 he married Catherine Judge, probably in Victoria, Australia, and they had nine children, including Maria Clare Ellen (my great-grandmother) who married Dr Timothy Bernard (Darcy) Ryan, a GP who tended Ned Kelly after Glenrowan and owned many properties in Melbourne.
red mail McNulty- Martin - (Carrigans, An Carraigin - County Donegal)
I am looking for information on william McNulty born 1844 and Ellen Martin born 1842 who emigrated to Scotland (Glasgow) and then moved to Tynemouth They appear to have had 9 children the eldest of which was born in glasgow the remainder in county durham
Coastguards - (Carrowkeel - County Donegal)
James edward wright born in Carrokeel 12-11-1868 Son of james Alfred Wright - coastguard - at nearby Quigleys Point & Sophia Seabourne -daughter of Peter Seabourne also a coastguard
red mail Elliott, Rouslton and Blackburn of C. Donegal - (Cashlings Bridge - County Donegal)
John BLACKBURN and his wife of Co. Donegal, had 3 daughters who married, had children and then immigrated to Canada due to a famine in Ireland. Jane married Robert ELLIOTT, Mary married Joseph ROULSTON, and Matilda married George William ROULSTON. Robert and Jane ELLIOTT arrived first at Hamilton, Ontario. From there they went overland to East Nissouri Township, Oxford County, Ontario where they were pioneer farmers living in a log house, and where their last child, Samuel was born in 1871.
family search - (Castlefinn - County Donegal)
my great grandfather was ned coyle married to mary mcfadden about 1830 my grandfather was his son patrick born 18661. he moved to scotland where he married a catherine mckechnie in 1888. the name rosguill came up in a genealogy search but i cannot see it on any map. i believe they were farming people. would love information no matter how small thank you
Alexander/Devine, Martin,Hepburn. - (Castlefinn, Caislean na Finne - County Donegal)
Can anyone help me with the following family's. My Gt Grandfather, Samuel Alexander, was from Castlefin, Donegal. His first marraige was to an Ann Devine. Ann appears to have died sometime in the early 1850's. This marraige produced at least two children, Samuel and Frances, both of whom died in Scotland. Samuel married an Esther Martin possibly in Ireland and then moved to Scotland as I can only find Esther, Samuel Jr, and Frances' deaths there. Esther died in 1858 and Samuel then married my Gt Grandmother, Rebekah Hepburn. Rebekah's family also appear to be from Castlefin. I have some info on the Hepburn family, but I would like to find out more on the Devine and Martin family's. Can anyone help?
My farther's history - (Castlefinn, Caislean na Finne - County Donegal)
Could any body help me try trace my farther's family history he was born in castlefinn Donegal his name was Thomas coyle born 19th september 1923 His farther's name was Hugh coyle he was a farm labouer. Many thank's Tom.
Wm. McCOOLE & Mary DONNELL 1870 - (Castlefinn, Caislean na Finne - County Donegal)
I have a birth certificate that is not my Great Grandmother's . Perhaps it will help someone else. Birth reg'd in Castlefin, Registrar's District: Strabane County Donegal. Date and place of BIRTH : 26th June 1870 Mill Head, Name:left blank Sex: female. Name and surname and dwelling of Father :William McCOOLE Mill Head. Name and Surname and Maiden Name of Mother: Mary McCOOLE formerly DONNELL. Rank or profession of Father Labourer. Signature, Qualification, and Residence of Informant: Mag Patton ( Patton?) Present at at birth Rings End. When Registered:Fourth July 1870
red mail riddell/riddle family scotland donegal baltimore - (Castlefinn, Caislean na Finne - County Donegal)
Hello, I'm now searching my father's line and have managed to work back through the U.S. to county Donegal in Northern Ireland, Castlefinn. I've benn back through my father Hugh Joseph Riddle (born 1912 England) to his father Hugh Howard (born in PA 1877 d 1954 London, England) and to his father John Sims Riddle (b 1854 Pittsburgh d.1906) up to his father Robert Moore Riddle, mayor of Pittsburgh (b 1812-1858) to his father the Hon James Riddell (1770-1854) and Jane Adams his mother, to end up with Thomas Riddell (d1770° married to Elizabeth Sims and who emigrated from Castlefinn, Donegal to Baltimore with his mother and 3 siblings in 1782. I can find absolutely nothing before then, but I do know they were a Scottish-Irish Presbyterian family and that Thomas's father died after his business folded, leaving his wife and children destitute. They emigrated to America at the instigation of a relative over there, but I've benn unable up to now to find out which relative! Has anyone got any information on this, please? I really need to work back some more... Thanks to all and sundry
red mail MCPHILLIPS - (Cavan - County Donegal)
red mail Sheridan - (Cavan - County Donegal)
I am trying to locate the family of Biddy (Bridget) Sheridan details below. She went to Australia on the Irish Orphan ship 'The Derwent' 1850. She travelled with her sister (???) Fanny (Frances). They used the surnames of Carson &/or Sheridan. Fanny married as a Carson and Bridget as a Sheridan. I am not sure that they were sisters, I think it is more likely that they thought that travelling as sisters was better. Sheridan Biddy 15 Glen, Cavan NA RC Empl. John Daly, Moonee Ponds, £6, 2 yrs, apprentice. Married Edward Miller in 1851, farmer, Moonee Ponds, Edgecombe and Malmsbury, 6 children. She died by drowning 25 Feb 1863, buried Kyneton. Kyneton Guardian 28 Feb. 1863. Sheridan Fanny 17 Downpatrick, Down NA RC PRONI BG12/G/2 (378) 16 yo single, want of employment, Union at Large, entered 12 August 1849, left 25 Oct 1849. Empl. James Murphy, Moonee Ponds, £10, 6 mths. Fanny married Joseph Walsham, and they moved to New Zealand. Not much to go on, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Roy
red mail O' Rielly - (Cavan - County Donegal)
Looking for anyone who may have information on Elizabeth ORielly born Cavan abt 1807.Married Adam Nixon abt 1828. Had 8 children born in Ireland. Went to NZ 1847 as a fencible soldier and stayed there.Trying to find Elizabeths Parents but no luck as yet.Thanks.
red mail O'Donnell family in Clonleigh, Lifford, - (Clonleigh, and Parish - County Donegal)
My G. G. Grandmother, Mary Ann O'Donnell, was born c. 1864 in Clonleigh, Lifford, Co. Donegal and married Daniel McGinley from Ballindrait on 13th Nov 1884 in Strabane RC Church. They had 8 children: Hugh, Martha, Charles, George, Maggie, Daniel, Bernard and Mary. Mary-Ann had a sister Margaret and two brothers, Michael and Hugh. I do not have any further information on her parents. Her siblings: Margaret married into McGlynn family, Hugh went to America but returned to Co. Donegal, Michael became an American Citizen in 1937.
red mail DONAHUE - (Clonleigh, and Parish - County Donegal)
Looking for information on Ann Donahue who was born in 1833 at Clonleigh, Co. Clare whose parents were Patrick and Mary nee Holahan. John Regan born c 1830 in Kilbeaconty/Kilveconty/Kilbarkingtee, County Galway. His parents were Patrick, a farmer, and Cecily nee Kelly. Ann Donahue married John Regan c 1853. Their first child was born Patrick in 1855 in Quin, Co. Clare before moving to Australia. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Daniel Devanney - (Clonmany, Cluain Maine, and Parish - County Donegal)
I am trying to trace the birth of Daniel Devanney which I think would be around 1850. He married in Burnley Lancashire and the entry in the church records states 'Grooms family from Clenmenny Donegal.' As I cannot find a plave anywhere with that spelling I wonder if it is Clonmany. Daniels father is named as John Devanney as Ships Carpenter.
Convoy - McCARRICK - (Convoy, Conmhaigh, Convoy House, and Parish - County Donegal)
Seeking info on McCarrick family - William McCarrick from Castlefin married Catherine Browne ( her parents Charles and Peggy Browne of Convoy). Children: Dan(b.1878), William (to Australia), Neal(b.1865) (to USA), Charles; Margaret(b.1881), Michael, James, Tommy (to Glasgow). Any info would be welcome.
red mail vance - (Convoy, Conmhaigh, Convoy House, and Parish - County Donegal)
seking information on the first known vance living in convoy
red mail McGill/McGuigan/Gillan/Gillon - (Convoy, Conmhaigh, Convoy House, and Parish - County Donegal)
Looking for any possible links with Margaret McGill born approx 1800 married to Thomas Gillon a cattle dealer(son Peter born approx 1820s, my GGGF)and a Catherine McGuigan who may have looked after my GGF in Old Kilpatrick, Nr Glasgow 1860s.
red mail Barrowman - (Convoy, Conmhaigh, Convoy House, and Parish - County Donegal)
I am researching my Barrowman roots, from Tillicoutry Clackmannan, to Convoy, Donnegal, Ireland, and back to Scotland. My GG Grandfather was Adam Barrowman, son of John, son of Adam Adam's wife was Margaret Roy, and his children were John, Bella, Adam, James, Thomas, Henry, Jessie and Robert Scott (My Grandfather). I would love to connect with one of my contemporaries who would be interested in sharing information.
red mail Gray, Robert and Laird Jane (1795-1875) - (Convoy, Conmhaigh, Convoy House, and Parish - County Donegal)
Looking for descendants of Robert Gray and Jane Laird (1795-1875) Children: David B.1825 Gortadragon went to Canada, Bryan B.abt 1827 died 1896, William B. 1828, Matilda B. 1830. Were members of the Convoy Presbyterian Church. Would love any information about the history of the area and the people that lived there.
red mail Patrick Gallagher - Rose Coyle Creeslough,County Donegal,Ireland - (Creeslough, An Craoslach - County Donegal)
Patrick Gallagher b 1838 Creeslough,County Donegal,Ireland. Parents Daniel Gallagher mothers name Bridget. Married 1859 County Donegal,Ireland. Rose Coyle b 1838 Creeslough,county Donegal,Ireland.Her Parents were James Coyle and Ann. They emigrated to Australia on the Ship "Sapphire" on 24th May 1859 through the Donegal Relief Fund.Any help in finding details of their parents and siblings would be appreciated.
red mail mcfadden - (Creeslough, An Craoslach - County Donegal)
my mother came from creeslough co donegal .. my grandfather was micheal mcfadden who married madge mcghee
Cross Roads, County Donegal - (Cross Roads - County Donegal)
Hello, I am researching my family history, McCawley, McAulay and wondered if anyone could help with old photographs, maps etc of the Cross Roads area of County Donegal. Even if I could be directed to books, libraries or, anyone with knowledge of the area and its houses/families around the later part of the 1800s - 1900s. I would be very grateful for any information that might help. Thank you Elizabeth
red mail marriage - (Culdaff, Cuil Dabhcha, House and Parish - County Donegal)
micheal mccandless, marr, bridget quigley, june 1897, in bocan church, malin, bridget from culdaff, her father peter, a farmer, any info please
marriage of Mary Seabourne to William Alcorn - (Culdaff, Cuil Dabhcha, House and Parish - County Donegal)
Marriage in Culdaff of Mary Seabourne & William Alcorn 26th April 1860 grooms father Alexander Alcorn. Brides father Peter Seabourne
red mail BOYLE Family of Doe Castle - (Doe Castle, ruin - County Donegal)
Charles BOYLE & Mary KELLY child Ellen born 1883 Doe Castle plus other siblings. Would love to share info with anyone else with this family.
red mail on Cannon's Point in Castledoe townland - (Doe Castle, ruin - County Donegal)
| Townland: Castledoe | AKA: Doe Castle, Doe Point | Civil Parish: Clondahorky | Poor Law Union: Dunfanaghy | Barony: Kilmacrenan | | Boyle and Kelly are the most numerous names from there | Others:- | Brennan Carr Gallagher Gillespie McBride McGee/Magee McFadden Moore Speer/Speers Wilkins/Wilkinson
red mail McCorkell & Holmes - (Donaghmore House, and Parish - County Donegal)
Hi I am researching my paternal line and this includes the McCorkell (from Munellan) & Holmes (from Scotland) family who married in the Donaghmore Presbyterian Parish Church. I have quite a bit of information moving forwards that I am willing to share in the hope of helping each other. I would love to hear from anyone researching this family.
red mail McConnell & Kerr - (Drumbeg - County Donegal)
needing info on Andrew Hamilton Kerr born about 1843-1846 who married Sarah Ann McConnell born about 1862 Both came to USA about 1881-1882 want to find parents name and siblings if possible Andrew was a Doctor and Appothecary in Ellsworth Kansas, so father may have been a Doctor also.
red mail Sheridan - Boyce - (Drumhallagh Lower - County Donegal)
William Sheridan & Catherine Boyce had a son William Sheridan about 1844. The son came to Australia in 1864 aged 18y. He stated his parents were farmers from Donegal. He was catholic,and could read & write.
red mail O'Briens in Dunfanaghy - (Dunfanaghy, Dun Fionnachaidh - County Donegal)
Looking for the ancestors or descendents of Charles and Mary (Cannon) O'Brien in Dunfanaghy (Parish of Tullagobegley), County of Donegal in the latter part of the 19th century and early 20th century.
red mail coyles born in dunfanaghy - (Dunfanaghy, Dun Fionnachaidh - County Donegal)
looking for info on james coyle born 1858 in dunfanaghy and had two sister sarah and julia. looking for parents names...james, sarah, julia all came to the states ...julia sarah lived in new york and james settled in philadelphia and started his own family with mary strain ....
red mail McKinley in Dunfanaghy - (Dunfanaghy, Dun Fionnachaidh - County Donegal)
Looking to make contact with anyone who has McKinley connections in Dunfanaghy. I have a database full of them and want help to untangle the various McKinley families.
red mail JAMES FAMILY. Dunfanaghy - (Dunfanaghy, Dun Fionnachaidh - County Donegal)
My great grandfather John James was born in Dunfanaghy in 1851, to John James and Sarah (Shiels) James. I have no other information on his immediate family but he lived in Derry City and married Catherine Doherty from Limavady, Co. Derry in 1880. Any one out there connected to this family?
red mail COYLE family - (Dungloe, Dunglow, An Clochan Liath - County Donegal)
Looking for info on my Husbands COYLE family of Dungloe/Derrynamansher. Patrick COYLE & wife Roise HARLEY and children which include Anna COYLE born 1880 Derrynamansher.
red mail White - Family (nee Hanlon) - (Dungloe, Dunglow, An Clochan Liath - County Donegal)
Does anyone have information regarding my fathers family. He was born Robert Francis, Redmond White in Dungloe to Matha Hanlon who was married to ?? White - they lived on a small farm with Billy and and Redmond - any information would be gratefully received.
red mail Dever or Diver - (Dunkineely, Dun Cionnaola - County Donegal)
Searching for James Diver or Dever b 1840 In Dunkineely or Killybegs I've been told. Father- Bernard Diver and Mother- Ann O'Malley. Married- Mary Braddon; Child- Mary b 1858 (Sister Mary Austin in NY). Widowed, moved to Cortland Co. NY, married Bridget Mahoney in 1861 and began another family (my Gr-grandparents). James had a brother Thomas, married 1881 to Ellen O'Donnell(b.1855), children, Catherine (Sister Maria Joseph in NY), Ellen, Thomas and Dora. Thomas and Ellen lived in US but moved back to Ireland.
red mail Wilsons of St. John's Point near Dunkineely - (Dunkineely, Dun Cionnaola - County Donegal)
Interested in connections to Alexander and Margaret Wilson who lived in Ballyederlan townland on St. John's Point near Dunkineely, Donegal. Their daughter Ellen was b. in 1860 and died in 1931. Their son William was born in 1866 and died in 1947.
red mail Meehan - (Eanymore Bridge - County Donegal)
Looking for any information regarding a Philip Meehan who was born in Donegal,abt Dec of 1848. possibly in Letternacahy. Not certain of townland. He immigrated to Philadelphia Pa.
red mail Marriage - (Fahan - County Donegal)
Marriage of George Vertigan to Annie Rankin 7Dec1857 at the Parish Church,Upper Fahan.Residence et the time of marriage Crislaghkeel.Annie's father was William Rankin.
red mail McSheffrey/McElhinney - (Fahan - County Donegal)
Bridget McSheffrey's marriage certificate (Derry, 31 Jan. 1889) describes her father as William McSHEFFREY, a farmer from Magheryard, RC parish of Burt, inch and Fahan. Her mother is reputed to be Sarah McElhinney. Oral history names her siblings as William, Patrick, Nellie, John, Henry, Elizabeth, Sarah and Mary. Further information about Sarah's parents and siblings is sought.
red mail Browns of Falcarragh or Crossroads, Donegal - (Falcarragh, Falcaragh Crossroads, An Fal Carrach - County Donegal)
Looking for Samuel and Isabella Brown of Flacarragh, born about 1785. Lived in Falcarragh (then called Crossroads) in 1846,, sons emigrated to Delaware and Pennsylvania.
red mail Hamilton's of Fintragh House - (Fintragh House - County Donegal)
I'm looking for information on James Lewis O'Donnell (b. about 1770)from Killybegs or Fintragh who married Sarah Gantley Amelia Hamilton (born about 1775 Fintragh House). James' father was Charles O'Donnell and his mother is unknown at this stage. Sarah's parents were James Hamilton and Elizabeth Johnston of Fintragh House. Sarah and James O'Donnell had two sons (that I know of) Johnston Spence O'Donnell born c. 1809 (who moved to the USA and died in Jersey City, NJ, USA) and Hamilton Lewis O'Donnell born c. 1810. I'm looking for any information on these people at all.
red mail Heffernan - (Flemings Town - County Donegal)
Seeking information on Catherine Heffernan and John heffernan Patric and william who where Catherine's brothers who came from fleming's town of NorthIreland
red mail boyds at frosses - (Frosses - County Donegal)
looking for information re:James Boyd, father of Agnes Boyd born 1865
red mail Russell - (Glenoughty - County Donegal)
My family come from Glenoughty which is just outside Letterkenny, my father was Bill Russell, he came from a big family. 3 of his sisters were Hannah, Margaret and Tilly, there must be loads of family out there.
red mail Boyle, Gallocher - (Glenties, Na Gleannta - County Donegal)
My Boyle line came to Scotland from Ireland around the time of the famine. They were Charles Boyle married to Helen Gallocher (1851 Census spelling) they had three children noted in this census, Ann born about 1833, Mary about 1836 and my ggrandfather James 1841. In the census it also showed staying at the same address a family of Gallochers, Mother Margaret (believed to be the sister of Charles Boyle) her son Charles and wife Mary along with children Catherine aged 7 and Mary aged 2. All were born in Ireland except the youngest child Mary who was born in Blantyre Lanarkshire Scotland. It is belived that they came from the Glenties area, I know these two surnames are not unusual in this area and it is a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack however if anyone recognises any of this info or has any suggestions to make re further tracing I wouls be greatful to hear from you. Thankyou Beth
red mail gallacher - (Glenties, Na Gleannta - County Donegal)
My family originated from Glenties, by the name of gallacher. My great,great grandfather was Patrick Gallacher and he was a crofter, his wife was Marjory Kelley (kelly). His sone Edward married Mary Brown also from Glenties. Her father was John Brown and her mother was Grace Molloy. Does anyone have any information on the gallachers, browns or molloys.
red mail Glenties (Photos) - (Glenties, Na Gleannta - County Donegal)
I am looking for any old photographs of Glenties, to add to my family tree. Also looking for a local historian or archivist of Glenties. Would be grateful for any info. Thanks
red mail Searching for the Rouse family in Donegal - (Glenveagh Castle - County Donegal)
My gg grandmother was born in Glenveagh (Glendeak on 1851 census)her married name was Rouse but anxious to find her maiden name and other ancestors Margaret married Joseph Rouse, (possibly in Ireland)and their son, Joseph, was also born in Glenveagh in 1829 but I cannot find any record of his birth Are there any other Rouse's in this area still? Joseph senior may have been in the army. Show up in Dungarvan in 1830 and in Winchester on 1851 census Any help much appreciated Lynda
red mail Edward ROBERTSON - (Gortahork, Gort an Choirce - County Donegal)
my grandfather Edward Robertson son of Thomas Robertson and Margaret Dougan who were married at crossroads .he was born1861 baptised in ST Marys Gortahork went to Scotland about 1860 Iwould love to know more there were family still living Gortahork about 1934 please help
red mail family tree - (Gortahork, Gort an Choirce - County Donegal)
am looking for any relations of my great grand mother Margaret Dougan married to Thomas Robertson they had a son Edward my another John he my have gone to America and also a daughter Mary.
Kelly's Donegal & Tyrone - (Graffy - County Donegal)
Graffy in Urney Parish Donegal adjacent to Tyrone. Searching for Hugh Kelly m Sarah Donnelly emigrated to NY approx 1830. Five children Bridget, Rose, girl? John and Hugh John became very famous b 1822 represented NY in Congress have lots more info on him. Hugh could have come from either Graffy or Tyrone as their farm straddled the border. Family names are Hugh, Patrick, Denis & Frank etc. Catherine, Denis and Margaret are listed in the Spinning Wheel Entitlement 1796 in Graffy. Desperate to find out more about Hugh, any help will be much appreciated.
red mail Greencastle, Co. Donegal - (Greencastle - County Donegal)
I am particularly interested in my McLaughlin maritime ancestors from Shrove/Stroove and Greencastle Co. Donegal. My Great-Great grandfather was Captain Michael Mc Laughlin (c.1815 - 1905) of Brooklyn House Greencastle, who was involved in the maritime emigrant trade. He had a brother Daniel (c.1831 - 1905) and possibly Patrick (c.1820 - ?) and Neal (c.1828 - ?) all sea captains. I know about their sea careers, but not their families. One of Captain Michael Mc Laughlin's daughters Mary Jane (c.1848 - 1937) married William Henry Mc Cormick (c.1828 - 1900) from Derry and they are also linked to Breslins from the Glen of Glenties, one of whom Patrick Breslin (c.1847 - 1935) married Ellen Dunlevy (c.1861 - 1892), whose brother was James Dunlevy (c.1865 - 1935), solicitor, Donegal Town. My Grandfather was Hugh Mc Cormick (c.1888 - 1958) dentist of Derry and Brooklyn House Greencastle who married Ellen Dunlevy's daughter, Mary Christina in 1914. Their son Hugh Eimar Mc Cormick was my father. I am interested in any family connections and also family and maritime history in the Inishowen Peninsula in general and further afield and have quite a lot research done already. Richard.
Greencastle coastguard station - (Greencastle - County Donegal)
My great grandfather James Alfred Wright was a boatman at the coastguard station. His son Charles born there in 1870, William 1872, Mary 1873 Sophia 1875. Any information about Greencastle at that time?
red mail Haggarty / Dougan - (Gweedore, Gaoth Dobhair - County Donegal)
I am looking for information on my G Grandfather John Haggarty who married Margaret Dougan in Gweedore in Jul 1878. His parents were Denis H and Rose Ferry, hers Patrick D and Mary McGeady.
red mail COYLE'S of Gweedore - (Gweedore, Gaoth Dobhair - County Donegal)
Looking for information on my husbands family: Patrick COYLE of Gweedore married Roise Harley before 1869.Children:Grace 1869,Bridget 1878,Anna 1880.Would love to go back further than Patrick & Roise. Anna COYLE went onto marry Sean McMULLEN 1910 in Belfast were they settled before moving to Dublin.
red mail Dugan of Gweedore - (Gweedore, Gaoth Dobhair - County Donegal)
Looking for information on my great great grandparents Edward & Rose Dugan.
red mail Ewing - (Inch, An Inis, Inch Island, and Parish - County Donegal)
Thomas Ewing born Inch about 1770 married Mary Anderson. Their son Samuel Arthur Ewing born 1801 married Anne White and they settled in Ballybegly where their children were born 1830-1842. From there in early 1850's they emigrated to Australia where the family began a carriage factory. Two sons left Australia for Burkingham or Traer in Tama County, Iowa. One of these David C Ewing returned to Classeygowan, County Donegal in late 19th century to care for aging Aunt Eliza White who died about 1908.
red mail MEIGHAN - (Inver, Inbhear, and Parish - County Donegal)
My Great great Grand Father John MEIGHAN was born in Donegal in 1794, he subsequenlty married a Roseannah GREEN in Campsie village Scotland in 1824 and migrated to Melbourne Australia on " Robert Benn " in 1842 from Greenoch, with there 8 children. Would like to hear from any person who may know this family
Meehan,Mehan - (Inver, Inbhear, and Parish - County Donegal)
Searching for birthplace in Donegal of grandfather, John Meehan/Mehan and his brother, Daniel. Date of birth 12-31-1862 for John. emigrated to US in 1882
Bates-Brown - (Kilcaddan - County Donegal)
Information sought on the family of Fannie Bates, born c. September 1863 to James Bates and Eliza J. Brown Bates. She emigrated to the US and married John Riley of Ballybofey, Donegal. They lived in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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