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This page is for entries which apply to the whole of Ireland, eg general information on Ireland , one name studies covering the whole of Ireland, and enquiries when you have no idea which part of Ireland your surnames came from.

Surnames in Ireland, like England, do tend to be strong in certain areas. First names are sometimes claimed to have regional patterns as well. It's worth checking Familysearch provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for clues.
Also see Some Surname Distribution Patterns.

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Commander Ralph GORE RN
Ralph Gore married Frances Hay in about 1809 - possibly in Dublin. They had two sons, William (b 1910) and Ralph (b abt. 1819). I think this is the Ralph who married Rosina Dufaur in 1843, but am not 100% certain of this. I would like contact with anyone who is following Cmdr. Ralph Gore and his descendants
red mail Quinn Thomas
My Grandfather Thomas was born around 1897. We believe in either Co Galway or Co Roscommon. He then came across to England about 1930- 32, where he worked as a Pylon erector for an electrical Cable company, this was in the Northeast of England around the Darlington Co Durham area and it appeared they were working around the Northallerton area in September of 1932. As far as we know he had a sister called Rose and his Father was Patrick who we believe to be a farmer. any information would be greatly appreciated. We think he went back to Ireland in about 1933- 34 but not sure could have been later
John Carson and Mary Wells
I am researching the family who stayed in Ireland, while my ancestor, John CARSON and his wife Mary WELLS and family migrated to south Australia. They were married in Down. Their children were:Ellen Jane, Matilda, John, Robert, and Johnson. arrival in south Australia was in 1840.
red mail KEYS
Seeking Dennis KEYS for FH Research. Born Ireland abt 1825. Married Bridget MALENEY, widow, nee CLAVAN in Chester England. Bridget is my direct line.
Descendants of Mary Bryan (O'Brien)
Seeking descendants of Mary Bryan (O'Brien) of Clogh and Castlecomer, Kilkenny. She and her children are listed in the 1901 and 1911 Ireland Census. I have knowledge of Patrick J. O'Brien (Bryan) who left Clogh/Castlecomer circa 1913. His birthdate and other known details seem to match the census data. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
red mail looking for gr-gr-grandfather
Francis SHARKEY, b. c 1820 with 'origin' as Ireland appears on his son's marriage certificate in Chesterville, Ontario, Canada. I belong to www.ancestry.ca but cannot find his death in Canada. His wife's name appears as either: Anna ALGEBAR, Cloa ALGUIRE, or Anna CLEHALGAR due to illegible copies of sources. I am looking for proof of his person with a birth or a marriage certificate or emigration record, since I have him living on a particular lot no. in Chesterville. I'm really searching for his story and why he made the difficult crossing to Canada, and from where. His son's name is also Francis SHARKEY, b. 1854 in Canada and married in Chesterville, Ont. Canada on 24 June 1879 to Sarah Ann STALLMAYER(born Cda) . All I know for sure is that there are hundreds of Francis Sharkeys. (or Shirkeys). I believe he was Roman Catholic.
red mail Martin Rouck or Rook or Rouke
Any information on Martin Rouck the spelling could be different born approx. 1791 Ireland. Married to Bridget born 1821 Ireland. They had daughter Margaret whom was born in Chatham Kent but I cannot find any birth record of her estimated birth of 1836 Thanks Sue
red mail OHara
Are there any OHaras still in the Newry area who had an ancestor by the name of Hugh OHara born 1794 in Newry , died 1874 in Glenties Co. Donegal who was a traveling tailor ?. He married Mary Gallagher born 1798 died 1892 from Arranmore Island about 1825 They had a son Patrick , 2 daughters Mary & Margaret . Mary married James ONeill . My grandmother was their daughter also called Mary. All the children were baptised in Dunaheady parish, Dunamanagh Co.Tyrone
red mail John Allen-Margaret Allen
Looking for information on John Allen b 1830 spouse Margaret Allen,only know from Ireland,moved to England,had 6 children William Henry, Daniel, Margaret,Ellen John and Mary. William married Jane and was born in Stepney.
red mail Michael Hogan / Mary Fitzgerald
I am trying to track down my paternal grandfather's Irish ancestors who emigrated to Newfoundland in the mid 1800s. The one who migrated was Michael HOGAN, born between 1810 and 1830, married to Mary FITZGERALD about whom practically nothing is known. They had at least one son Daniel born in Sep 1847, from whom I am descended. It is not clear whether they emigrated before or after Daniel was born. Michael was a fisherman when he came to Newfoundland, but may have had another occupation in Ireland. I would like to know what part of Ireland Michael and Mary were from, who their parents were, when exactly they emigrated, whether they had other children, and any other available information. I realize this is very little to go on; that of course has been my problem to this point. :-( Any leads would be appreciated. Thanks, Sean
robert jamieson/isabella taylor
looking for info re the above named.they had 4 sons, james born 1836, Robert,john, Andrew born 1842. my ggrandfather James married jane davis in Enniskillen,fermanagh on 26th may 1860. would like to know where the family lived in Ireland ,possibly Carrew Village , Florence Court, Fermanagh, . at least 3 of the sons james, Robert, Andrew moved to Stirlingshire, Scotland in the 1860,s,
red mail McCracken
John McCracken born 1844 in N.Ireland, married in Coleraine 1865 to Annie Phillips,don't know names of siblings or parents.
red mail SHERIDAN "WESTMEATH"
Looking for any info on SHERIDAN'S born in the 1820's; G.G. Grandfather James born about 1826-1828 in Westmeath. Arrived South Australia 1847. he Married Mary CLARKE in Adelaide 1855. The CLARKE'S and James came out on the same ship. Help Ruth.
red mail Patrick Cavanaugh born 1847 - Ireland
Does anyone know of Patrick (Cavanaugh might be different spelling) who married Amelia Lee (she was born South Wales, UK) ? They married in the USA. Any information would be gratefully received! Thanks
red mail LEE/O'NEILL*
Looking for connections to John LEE son of Edward Lee, married Johanna O'NEILL* daughter of John O'Neill and Ellen LUCE ON 8 FEBRUARY 1874. Witnesses being Johanna MCDIGHE and Jemima DAVIES both from Swansea. Johanna was born on 17 June 1856 godparents being John O'Neil and Mary O'Neil. JOHN and JOHANNA had a daughter CATHERINE LEE born 7 May 1875 godparents being DIONYSIUS LEE and CATHERINE JONES. I have most info I need on John Lee, except for DIONYSIUS, but very little about the O'NEIL (this name is spelt in various ways on certificates) and LUCE familes.
red mail Lost LUCE
Having great difficulty tracing PATRICK LUCE,the only info I have is that he was deceased before 15 August 1855 when his daughter ELLEN LUCE married JOHN O'NEIL* in a Roman Catholic Church in LLanelly,Wales. His occupation given as labourer. Ellen was 22 years old at the time of her marriage. Patrick Luce or his family was said to be originally from Spain. Any possible leads greatly appreciated.
red mail McLaughlan and Haggerty
I have an Edward and Helen McLaughlan originally from an unknown area of Ireland. Helen's maiden name was Haggerty. They married in Port Glasgow,Scotland in 1851. Any further information would be appreciated.
red mail Shields
I'm trying to trace my ancestry back to the original emigrant from Ireland. I have traced back (with official records) thus far: Cornelius Shields (1878-1943) of West Virginia, USA married Bertha Boyce (1878-1961).... Granville Shields (1848-1023) of Virginia married Mary Talkington (1845-1887) later married (1899) Louesa Lovina Swiger (1879-?).... Thomas Shields (1825-1888) of Virginia married Nancy Frum (1822-1883).... I have no official records confirming the accuracy of the following information: James Shields (1791-1852) {James had a sister named Sarah} married Elizabeth Dillon (1793-1832).... Robert Shields (1749-1856) married Elizabeth ? (1750- 1840) {maiden name unknown} John Shields (1726-1806) married Mary Chapman (1733-1776).... My information shows John Shields born at Ballydine Crossroads (this place may no longer exist) in Tipperary County Ireland. I have no records of his emigration nor possible emigration of his son or grandson (James and Robert) or even if they were born in Ireland or USA. If anyone can corroborate any of this information or know of any official records to confirm this, I would appreciate it. Thanks, Becky
red mail O'CONNOR
Hi I wonder if someone can help please, I am trying to find information on a JOHN THOMAS O'CONNOR, we believe he was born in Birmingham in 1896 he married a Lucy Ward in 1918 in Birmingham. He then married a ELLEN MOORE in 1946 they had 4 children I believe. John died in 1947 in Birmingham. We have purchased the marriage and death certificates, and his father is a PATRICK JOSEPH O'CONNOR , i have trawled through lots of names and have only come up with this one JOSEPH PATRICK O'CONNOR B1870 ROSCOMMON IRELAND. who had a child JOHN THOMAS B1896. I wonder if he switched names round as they do that in my family so confusing. If this is the right one he married a MARY ANN HART in 1894 in KINGS NORTON and had 5 children. thats all the info i have, fingers crossed someone can help with PATRICK JOSEPH parents or siblings or better still has them in their tree. Thanks again, Sandra.
BURKETT
John Burkett (1798 - 1855) just gives Ireland as his place of birth in the English 1851 census, then deliberately dies before the 1861 census. He lived in Clerkenwell in London, England and was a secret springer - creating the spring which makes the cover "spring" open on a pocket watch. Later, possibly when his eyesight was failing, he ran a pub. He married a Mary Ann somebody from Binfield, Berkshire so ceremony prob took place in England. Does anybody have any ideas on where in Ireland he came from? Jenny
red mail Barnes/Robinson
Hello, I am trying to track my husband's family lines and have hit a wall tracing back the family. John Barnes and Mary Robinson had a son Charles in Boston in 1810. I am having no luck tracing the family back across the atlantic. Any information on this family line woudl be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
red mail Young.
John YOUNG - presbyterian, sexton of Hollymount Presbyterian church in Co. Mayo. Worked for the Andersons who had leased grazing land from the Lynches after.the Great Famine. Wife died in 1881 and he disappears from the scene with no further record. Where did he go? When did he die? Also daughter Margaret born 1857 Hollymount, Mayo. Baptised catholic. No record of marriage or death. Neither appear in available censuses. Could these be your 'YOUNGS' ? Did they emigrate?
grave
Can anyone help, trying to find the grave of Selli S FELD. may ALSO BE SYDNEY FELD. All i know is that he died in ireland abt 1950, but i haven't got a clue where. i would be grateful for any help with this. jim.
red mail GRACE, Michael born about 1800 in Ireland
Looking for birthplace of Michael Grace who was born about 1800 in Ireland. Also looking for place of marriage and birthplace of children. Married in Ireland probably by 1832 to Rose (surname unknown) who was born about 1802 in Ireland. Children born in Ireland - James 1832, Denis 1834, Michael 1840, Andrew 1844, Rose Anna 1846, William 1848. Emigrated to St Louis, Missouri, USA in June 1851.
red mail Mary McFadden, b abt 1837 Ireland
Looking for birthplace or family of Mary McFadden, born about 1837 in Ireland (specific location unknown). Parents names are unknown. Emigrated to USA before 1858. Married to James Grace on 17 May 1858 in St Louis County, Missouri, USA.
red mail Crellin
I have traced William Charles Crellin to Peterborough, Ontario, Canada (in 1923) with his second wife, Annie White Crellin. It is believed that they had two sons, possibly Roy and Jack. Annie died in 1938, but I have not been able to trace the birth or any other information about the sons. Charlie had a daughter Mary, from his previous marriage to Edith Wilson (who died relatively young). Charlie or Chas as he has been known has stated on some forms that he was born in Belfast, but on others, Douglas on the Isle of Man. He was born in November 1882 but I have not been able to trace any record. He died in 1951. His father was called Charles and he was a Miller. I would like to find out definitely where he was born, and what happened to his two sons.
red mail Conroy, Muloye in Ireland
I am trying to trace my great great grandmother named Bridget Muloye and her husband Thomas Conroy (he was born about 1835 per UK census of 1871). Her name on her children's birth certifcates is shown as 'Conroy, formerly Muloye'. This was written by the Registrar so I have some doubts about the spelling of her surname as I haven't traced anyone else with that name. I have not traced Thomas Conroy either. All I have as his place of birth - by census and children's birth certificates (Mary and Michael) as Ireland. Unfortunately I don't have the area either of them were born. He was a coal miner in Staffordshire but no record of his family in the Census until 1871. The children were born in Bilston in 1858 and 1862. If anyone could provide any relevant information that would be a great help.
Patrick H. Goodwin
Born in Ireland about 1847 to Thomas Goodwin and Julia McCarty. Taken to the USA about 1850 and living in states of Maine, Wisconsin, and Illinois. Any information would be helpful.
Julia McCarty
Looking for information on a Julia McCarty born about 1820 in Ireland and moved to the USA about 1850. Married to Thomas Goodwin and had two children prior to moving to the States; Quintin Goodwin and Patrick H. Goodwin. Any information would be helpful
red mail Dimond
Seeking information about the ancestry of Daniel Dimond, Sr. b. 1750 (abt). Married Margaret Skelly. Immigrated to Cambria County, PA thru Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
red mail Cornelius Bonner - Ireland
Looking for information on Cornelius Bonner who was a private in Captain John Paleys Company of the 1/71st Regiment of foot, which took part in the British Invasion of the River Plate in 1806-1807. The Master Rolls records states that he remained in South America. Also on the Master Rolls was a Theophilus Bonner a private in Captain Falconers Company of the 1/71st Regiment of foot and I assume, might be his brother or cousin. Cornelius Bonner would probably have been born around 1781-1786. I would like to find out his place of birth and life before joining the 1/71st Regiment of Foot and hear from anyone who may have him in their family tree.
red mail McMahon origins in Ireland: Tyrone?
My primary need is to find Robert McMahon's Irish roots. I know that, in Augusta Virginia, Robert had neighbors and relationships that may provide a clue to his origins in Ireland. I have reason to believe that he, and several of his Virginia neighbors, had been planters in the North of Ireland. Robert McMahon/McMachon came to the US in the early to mid-1700's. By 1742, Robert (b. abt. 1706, IR?) was in Augusta County, Virginia. An Augusta court record of 1747 shows his wife's name as Joan or Jean. In Augusta County, Virginia, Robert's nearest neighbors and closest aquaintances included Lockhard/Lockhart, Donaghy, Reaburn, Walker and Campbell. (His second wife was Widow Reaburn and one Hugh Donaghy married Robert's granddaughter.) In their book "The Scotch-Irish" Bill & Mary Durning show Protestant McMahon (Irish), Donaghy (Scotch) and Campbell (Scotch) families as planters in County Tyrone; Barony Dungannon; Parish, Aghaloo. Any information on these people would be most welcome I hope that having other family names, along with McMahon, may provide a clue to the famiy's origins and suggest a migration pattern. Thanks, Johanna
red mail Cochran
I am looking for a male Cochran b. about 1784 who claimed he was born in Dublin (city or county?). He was apparently a runaway to the US, possibly between about 1800 and 1813. In the US, he lived in the state of Kentucky for at least a short time. His only known child (William Crittenden Cocran) was born there abt. 1814. It is a long shot, I know, but perhaps there is a runaway Cochran in someone's family history who meets the timeframes and locale. Thank you. Johanna
red mail Cronin family from Ireland to Michigan
The family of Timothy Cronin (b. abt 1807), wife - Hannah (b. abt. 1808), son - Daniel (b. abt.1823), daughter-in-law - Margaret (b. abt. 1827), son?- Michael (b. abt. 1835) and daughter? - Hannah (b. abt. 1843) were all born in Ireland. They came to the US between 1843 and 1860 and are recorded in Paw Paw, Michigan in the 1860 census. The males listed above indicate they are Day Laborers or Farm Laborers. I feel that they came during the famine and selected Michigan to join relatives named Hennessy. The Hennessy family in Paw Paw was that of James Hennessy, son of Hannah Cronin Hennessy. (Spellings in records range: Henesy, Hennesy, Hennessy, Hennessey, etc.) Does anyone know the barony, parish, townlands these Cronins and Hennessys came from in Ireland? and perhaps why they left? Thank you. Johanna
red mail Keohane
Any info please on Keohane surname - unable to find the surname in any part of Ireland. I only know that Edward (c1836) came to Cardiff from Ireland and married Anne Hegarty, Hegerty who had previously been married to a John Hawkesworh.
red mail mchugh
looking for decendents of henry mc hugh who had a drapers shop,@ main st., newtownstewart co.tyrone b..1860 d...1914 his parents were francis william mchugh from castlederg & maria dorthy mccolskey he was from a large family poss 18 brothers & sisters namely,,, bridget...b..1850 married john mc laughlin they had 4 children- maura -cecil--john & elizabeth b..1883 fanny= mary b.. 1850 who may have married ?mc glinghey or mc glynn nell ...b.. marrird ? kerman mary anne ....spinster william.... unmarried farmer anthony.... unmarried farmer arthur ... b ..1864 unmarried farmer dennis.. b1870 married anne? b..1863& farmed @ ardaver magheranageenagh co.tyrone no familyrecorded dorothea - dora- born...1875...unmarried priests housekeeper to fr. john mcconalouge 1020s 30s aghayaran co.tyrone josephina b..1875? unmarried sales woman marianne unmarried according to 1901 census any information would be most helpful many thanks mary
red mail McCulloch/Holmes families in Ireland
I am searching for information about my g grandfather David Holmes McCulloch born about 1858 in Ireland (area unknown) His parents were Agnes or Mary Holmes or Holms born about 1835 and William McCulloch, coal pit labourer, born about 1830s. I don't know if his parents were born/continued to live in Ireland. My g grandfather married Jessie Young in Scotland in 1877 and had 5 children who all remained in Scotland.
red mail Morgan siblings from Ireland
Shortly after 1850 Mary, James, Owen, John, Peter, and Roseanna appeared in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Their birth dates are from 1827 to 1835. They always only said they were from Ireland, with no town or even county given. Can anyone place these poor lost children?
Robert Hastings (labourer)
Trying to find the birthplace of Robert Hastings b. 1798 somewhere in Ireland who married Cecilia (Celia) Collins in Ireland in or around 1820. He has a William b. c.1821 and Mary. both children moved to Scotland. Sadly no indication on any census gives the birth county of either child. All that is known is that he was of the Catholic faith. and that his son William was an Ironstone Miner. Any ideas most welcome. Thanks.
red mail May Tiney
Hi all I am interested in anyone with any info on a May Tiney who lived in Canterbury NZ (died around 1930)she was my grandmother .she may have been married and buried under another name . she had my mother and one son that I know of who were both adopted out. Any info appreciated as I have only recently found out that she existed and would love to track any family connections out of curiosity .Regards Ian
red mail Lindsey Evans Nee Schofield
I am searching for my Aunty Lindsey Evans (Nee Schofield) whom my father (Geoff) lost touch with. Born and raised in Lancashire she moved to Ireland with her Husband Norman. Please reply if you know Lindsey - or let Lindsey know i am enquiring. Stephanie
red mail Mcintee, John and Anne
I am looking for infomration on John McIntee and his wife Anne ( Annie). John was Born about 1862ish and Annie about 1866. Both went to America in 1882 (arriving in either New YOrk or Pennsylvanis) They had 5 children all bornin New Hampshire prior to moving to Massachusetts and settling there. The children were Michael Francis, Francis Bernard (Frank) Walter, Katherine and Elizabeth. Katherine married a Holbrook, Elizabeth I think married a Farrington. Any information would be wonderful!
red mail macgreavy Ireland
does anyone have any info on Peter Macgreavy born in Ireland 1807 and married Eleanor ? also born in 1807 in Ireland.This is all I know except he ended up in Newcastle Upon Tyne in about 1835 and married Eleanor there.
red mail walls,mcgreavy,Ireland
hi can anyone help me find the place of birth or any info on my great great grandfather Micheal Walls.He was born in Ireland approx 1833 and married Ellen Mcreavey born 1835.They married in 1853.They lived in Newcastle upon Tyne ,but i don't know if they were married before they left Ireland or met in England and then married.Thanks for any help
red mail County Cavan, Ireland
This is all I know of the early life of my Gt. Grandfather Felix Duffy b.c1864 in County Cavan. He shows up in Dundee, 1881 census as an apprentice Plumber, he is not with his parents. His father was also Felix a farmer according to his wifes death cert in 1913 his mother Susan Julia nee Farley b c1837 in Cavan. Susan on the 1881 census in Dundee Scotland a Jute Preparer with daughters Catherine b c1862 and Margaret b c1861 both Cop Winders. Only Felix moved to England as far as I can tell and his mother and sisters stayed in Scotland. Felix married Elizabeth McGuire b 1864 in Dundee 1886 moved to Newcastle upon Tyne and had a family of 9 children. Arthur Joseph 1886,Alexander Henderson 1889 in Dundee, Catherine 1892 Newcastle, Elizabeth 1892 N/C, Margaret 1897 N/C, My grandfather Joseph Cuthbert 1899 N/C, Mary Lilian 1902 N/C, Norah 1904 N/C, Edward Norman 1906 N/C Felix died 1918 in Newcastle, Elizabeth died 1911 Newcastle. How would I find the family in County Cavan before they emigrated to Scotland.
red mail patrick and mary walsh.
hi iam looking for any information on my great great great grand perents patrick walsh.born in ireland around 1801.and his wife mary walsh.born around 1803 i think mary was born in ireland. as well iam not to sure.i have come to a dead end. and i would really love to find out about them.
red mail Margaret Mary Moran
I am seeking information about Margaret Mary Moran, born c. 1937 in Ireland (I think), and who came to England and worked as a Ward Maid in Chase Farm Hospital, Essex. She went on to have a baby in 1953. The baby was born in St. Mary's Paddington on 13th August.
red mail gardiner/gardner
Trying to trace where James Gardiner was born and his family.James was married to a Ann Gray(hey had a son called John who moved to Motherwell,Scotland and married a Sarah Blakley in 1860, John was born in Ireland in 1834,James had died before John was married
red mail Ellen Feeley
Ellen Feeley c.1821 married to Cornelius HART c.1830 both from Ireland, but have no detals.Mar Merthyr Tydfil 1850. EF father named as Owen Feeley.Regards David.
red mail Cornelius Hart
Trying to find details of Cornelius HART c.1830. Mar to Ellen Feeley c.1821 in Merthyr Tydfil 3Q 1850. Both are from somewhere in Ireland, Griffith's Valuation is not helpful. CH's father is named as John HART. ANY pointers will be helpful. David.
red mail Seeking info on Bridget Lynch b.1847 - 1852
She is my gggrandmother and according to her death certificate was born in New Zealand (probably Auckland or Northland)but her family may have just emigrated from Ireland. She married William Henry Marshall in Auckland in 1873. A witness on marriage cert is a Jane Mary (or Margaret) Lynch. No parents names on death cert but after researching all Lynch families in early Auckland am wondering if she was descended from James Lynch (fencible soldier, Howick, NZ orginally Dublin) & his wife Jane Holmes. Also a possibility her family emigrated to Australia prior to moving to NZ. Any information greatfully received.
red mail REID, John born 1785 marr. about 1817
Looking for birth/baptism of John Reid born 1785/6 in Ireland - Married Sarah ? sometime around 1817 maybe in Ireland but they had moved to South London by 1820 where their children were born
Richard Andrew, Ireland
I am looking for information regarding my Great-Grandfather Richard Andrew, he was born in Ireland around 1875, he moved to Glasgow and married Matilda Kilpatrick in 1900. They had 3 children. He died in 1934. His father was George Andrew and his mother was Margaret (Jane) Murdoch and I know he had a brother named Howard. If anyone knows anything that could help I would really appreciate it.
red mail CUMMINS
Roger Cummins born Ireland (probably Limerick or in Limerick County) 1805-1830. He was married by 1851.
red mail EDWARD CANFIELD
Baptismal entry required for Edward Canfield son of Joseph & Sarah (nee Fitzpatrick) Canfield born in Ireland 1836-mid 1839. Details also required of parents marriage.Some relatives in America.
red mail James Kirkpatrick born abt 1781
Searching for information about James Kirkpatrick, born abt 1781 died 17 June 1856, who married Mary born abt 1779. Both were born in Ireland but the area is unknown. They moved to Liverpool, England (date unknown) and had 2 sons Andrew 1821-1863 and Thomas 1813 -1878.Both boys were able to read and write and had positions as clerks in Liverpool warehouses. The family were successful in Liverpool, eventually as licensed victuallers and publicans.
red mail mcilwraith
im trying to find information about any relatives of william john mcilwraith born 1824 belfast antrim ireland. he moved to australia & married elizabeth julia victoria bibb. williams parents could possibly be daniel mcilwraith & jane robinson both born in belfast antrim ireland in 1798. have some history from when they arrived in australia but am having trouble finding information in ireland. hope to hear something soon cheers leanne
red mail CHAPMAN FAMILY
I am looking for the Chapmans who lived all over Ireland and on the Isle of Wight. David Chapman born 1796c married a Mary Ann. Their children were all born in the 1820's. John born Dublin, Eleanor born Cork, Charles Frederick born Downhill, And Rosamond. David was a Customs Officer.
red mail Mary Lindsay
Looking for the birth of a Mary Lindsay b. abt 1863 county down, her fathers name was Charles . Any help please.
red mail Tracing McEntegarts
Trying for information on Thomas McEntegart who according to 1861 England census was then living in Everton with wife Jane, but was born somewhere in Ireland about 1813. Also, this seems an unusual name, is it associated with any particular region/town/village in Ireland
red mail edmiston
i am looking for a birth for eliza edmiston born around 1853 on 1881 cencus greenock it stated eliza was born in ireland her marriage to my gg grandfather record had her father was a william edmiston and her mother was esther edwards. on her death record it said her father was a john edmiston and her mother was a esther park .i have hit a brick wall cant find any information about her family in scotland either.
GOULD
I AM TRYING TO TRACE THE BIRTH OF JAMES GOULD BORN c1805 IN IRELAND. HE MARRIED ELIZABETH BEACH IN MANCHESTER IN 1827 AND STAYED IN MANCHESTER UNTIL HIS DEATH IN 1880, WORKING AS A FUSTIAN CUTTER. HIS SONS WERE JOHN, JAMES AND CHARLES WHICH MAY HELP IN IDENTIFYING HIS FATHER'S CHRISTIAN NAME. ANY HELP OR ADVICE ON FINDING HIS BIRTH PLACE IN IRELAND WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU.
red mail George William Strong/Northern Ireland
My great grandfather was George William Strong. I have very little information as all his children have passed away. We were told he had a stud farm somewhere in Northern Ireland. He allegedly lost his temper with a british lady who was hitting one of the horses and she took him to court suing him for swearing at her for all that he had. He possibly was in the irish constabulary when he was very young. He was married and divorced in Ireland. We think he was born circa 1861. After losing his farm he emigrated to South Africa possibly with his brother called Peter. He worked there as a stock inspector and married a dutch lady named Elizabeth Maria Hamer. He had ten children with her and perhaps their names will give a clue to his connections in Ireland. They were Mary, Norah, Bessie, Sydney, James(Jim), Richard(Dick), Peter. He apparently had two sons by a previous marriage but we are not sure if this was in Ireland or South Africa. We have not been able to get any information as most of the Irish papers were burnt in 1922 so no census info is available and it is very difficult to establish much in Ireland. Any information would be very much appreciated. We did find that two brothers named William and George Strong had land in Fermanagh and wondered if they are perhaps distant family?
red mail Deasy Family Ireland/London
My Great Grandfather was William Deasy born approx 1840 in Ireland. His wife was Johannah Deasy( shown as Anna Daisy in 1891 Census but Johannah in 1901) also born in Ireland approx 1848, maiden name unknown. At some point they moved to London in the late 1800s and in 1901 were shown to be living in West Ham. Their children were William, James, Johannah, Mary and Catherine. In 1901 a niece Johannah Regan was living with them. I know that William Deasy died in 1911 and Johannah Deasy possibly died in 1901. I would be grateful for any information on this family. I am having real difficulty finding where they came from in Ireland and any marriage details. Most of the websites I have looked at lead me to a brick wall! Please can anyone help ? Thank you
red mail William Shearer, Campbell, Dodds, McQueen, Dyer.
Looking for anything with a combination of above names, (c1809 - 1845) as I do not know where in Ireland to look.
red mail looking for whitford in Ireland
Hi, I am looking for family in Ireland, My grandfather was James Whitford he had a few half brothers and a sister surname Furlong,His mother name was Julia Reville she first married James Furlong then remarried again to Henry Whitford ,Henry father was John Whitford he marry Joanne Oleary.I have been doing the family tree for a good while now but having a lot of touble finding any thing about my grandfather side of the family,Please if there is anyone who can help me with any information i would be very happy.Thanking you Jane
red mail Louden
Looking for information on James George Louden. DOB around 1870-1880. His descendants are known as follows, his son, Lawrence Leroy Louden born 1903, grandson, Alfred Lawrence Louden born 1941?, great grandson, Alfred Lawrence Louden II born 1969. Information stops at James George Louden. I found this information on the deceased's social security card applications. Lawrence Leroy has listed James George as his father. I can find no information on him. All are from the Illinois/Pennsylvania area. I have recently come across information on the original Loudens. I was hoping someone could place the originals in the family tree I already have begun. I do not know if they are related in any way but, that is what I need to find out. The original story is as follows --- The Louden family originally came from Ireland and the first recorded marriage in the Parish books is that of George Louden and Elizabeth Cuttbertson in September 1655. Their descendants, John (born 1659), George (born 1680), and William (born ??) apparently led peaceful and useful lives in as much their names appear in the Parish records and not in the police records. John's sons were restless. Robert (John's son) as a young lad made a trip to Scotland to visit relatives. He didn't care for Scotland nor his relatives but lost his heart to Rebecca Jane Scott (who was the sister of Walter Scott the writer) and promptly slept with her. In those days in Scotland that constituted a legal marriage. Rebecca and Robert were promptly disowned by the Scott family so they returned to Ireland and were also disowned by the Louden family. Marrying out of the Parish in those days was considered worse than high treason. The youngsters traipsed off to America and settled in Philadelphia. For several years, Robert worked as a weaver in the daytime and at night he helped increase the population. It might be interesting to relate that Rebecca and Walter would never have been born had it not been for some thieves who dug up Rebecca's mother for the jewels buried with her. Apparently Scottish doctors didn't use stethoscopes in those days and Rebecca's mother had been buried alive. The thieves attempted to cut a ring from her finger and she sat up, screamed, and scared ten years off the thieves happy lives. She crawled home, scratched on the door at dawn, and scared her father into a heart attack. This story is not heresay but was authenticated by "Ripley's Believe It or Not". Robert and Rebecca were displeased by Philadelphia so Bob took a boat trip to New Orleans and up the Mississippi River, landed in St Louis, and headed over to French Village on the Illinois side. There he met Hiram Blake and decided to settle there. He hitchhiked back to Philadelphia over pioneer trails, sold out his weaving business, bought a covered wagon, loaded his family and household effects and traveled by Oxen over the Appalachians to Illinois. When he arrived in Trenton, he found his old friend Hiram who had left the French Village, took out a homestead, rolled up his sleeves, felled trees, made a clearing, built a log cabin, and became a prosperous farmer. He reared thirteen legitimate children and countless others. He died May 4th 1880at the age of 82 years. He was the first male Louden for over 200 years to live beyond 50 years of age. One of his daughters, Mary, who was steeped in family tradition and tales handed down said that many years ago a magistrate by the name of Louden sent an innocent man to the gallows and the victim screamed a curse on all male descendants that they would not live beyond fifty, his own age which was cut short unjustly. the last few years of Bob's life his spine became so curved that when he walked on the street he always had a grandchild hanging on for dear life to his coattails to keep him from falling flat on his face. It is debatable as to whether hard work caused it or his rabbit like propensities. Shortly before his death he and Rebecca sat for two days to have daugerotypes made for all thirteen children. Each exposure lasted for about thirty minutes with their necks braced with iron collars to keep from moving. The existing daugerotypes look as though both of them were angry fugitives from the monkey cage but old timers in Trenton affirm that they were both lovable and cheerful creatures. One of their greatest crosses was that one of their sons, Benjamin Franklin Louden, married Hiram Blakes daughter Charity. Hiram was a great friend of theirs but his daughter was half Indian and in those days a "mixed breed" was considered a very low and unsavory type of person. Robert had become a great friend of Abraham Lincoln when he was a young lawyer and the friendship strengthened as the years advanced. During the Civil War, Robert refused to join the Army and paid for a substitute and was jeered and hated in Trenton. For apparent spy activities and interest in the cause of the Confederacy he was arrested and sentenced to death at Jefferson Barracks in Saint Louis. Two times he was reprieved and finally pardoned by Lincoln. After his death it was discovered he was working all the time as a confidential agent for Lincoln and a novel later appeared written around his activities--"The Copperhead". At the time of his death Robert was considered one of the wealthiest farmers in southern Illinois and saw to it that all of his children were provided for. He made it so easy for them that none of them knew or appreciated the value of money. (Quite a bit longer than we usually allow as an entry, but so fascinating we made an exception - Editor)
red mail Ellen Cummins
Looking for Ellen Commins born Cork 1970 give or take 3yrs i do belive she was adopted dont know her Mothers name this is what i am trying to find out or her Fathers not sure if this is her adopted name its a shot in the dark but who knows some one might know?????
BERRY
I am trying to find where in Ireland Eliza(beth) BERRY was born c1836, her father was John BERRY. Eliza arrived S.A. in 1862 aboard "Travancore" (Hosp. Records). Eliza(beth) died on the 13 Jan 1907 in Adelaide Hosp. S.Australia. She was the Common-law-wife of Transported Convict James EAMER and when he died married Daniel BALCOMBE, a Seaman.
red mail Ellen Brady
Trying to trace the family of Ellen Brady c.1834 born in Dublin, her father was John Brady-occupation boatman, Ellen married John Alexander who was born in Paisley, Scotland and had 2 children as far as I am aware. John and Ellen married in Liverpool c.1854
red mail mullan/mullins/lynchey
is any one researching the above families, mick lynchey portaferry 1822 sarah mullins the lycheys were in isle of man in the 1800s if you have any of the names please get in touch si my friend can try and match up with his , they invilve convicts sent to australia about 1833 from isle of man
CUTHBERT & HALL
I am trying to locate family members of Edward CUTHBERT (Bleachfield worker) who married Jane HALL. Unfortunately this is all the information I have about them accept that a son of their's Samuel Cuthbert born C1843 in Ireland. Left Ireland for Scotland where his occupation throughout his life was a machine fitter according to the census. Census just states he was born in Ireland. Any connection or advise to aid my search would be appreciated. Many thanks
MANDERSON & REED
Hi Looking for relatives of Charles Grant MANDERSON (employment Plumber) who married Grace Jameson REED. I believe they both have Irish roots. They had a son John MacPherson Manderson DOB C1879 Ireland, who travelled to Scotland and married Bella S Henderson. Their son Charles David Manderson. Are there other siblings?. Any assistance or leads relating to and in particular to Ireland would be appreciated. Many Thanks!
Walsh, Patrick & Mary
Seeking information about Patrick Walsh (b. abt 1825 in Ireland) and wife Mary (b. abt 1834 in Ireland, maiden name unknown). Had emigrated to USA by 1856 when first child was born. Six children born in Missouri, Richard (abt. 1856), Thomas (abt. 1860), Mary (abt. 1863), Cathern (as spelled on the census, abt. 1867), John (abt. 1879)and my great grandmother Agnes (14 Feb 1880, St. Louis, Missouri). Does anyone recognize this family?
red mail Cunnington, Matthews, Keen
Looking for Cunnington and Keen(?) families from Ireland. Cunnington was definately from ireland, however we believe the Keen side may very well have come from Scotland. We have very little to go by as the family is broken up and scattered now in Australia. The Cunnington family married into the Keen side after comming to Australia. An Elsie Cunnington married a Gordon Matthews. Laurie Keen is another named which we know.
red mail Boddy, John
Looking for information of John Boddy and his wife Elizabeth Sutherland. John was born in Ireland on Sept 19/1824 and died in Canada on July 19/1899. Elizabeth was born in Scotland On Jan 12/1827 and died on Sept 28/1912 in Canada. They were married in Toronto, ON on August 25/1846. I believe they had 9 children... Twins Belinda Jane and Ellen Maria (b. 1853) James Sutherland (b. 1855) John Henderson Sharon (b.1858) William Sinclair (b. 1860) Robert Britain (My great grandfather's father) (b.1862) Walter Clark (b.1864) Alexander Elder (b. 1866) Marion Elizabeth Laura (b. 1869) Any info would be appreciated.
red mail CAFFREY
Ellen CAFFREY,(1837), sisters Rose (1828) and Margaret (1834), all emigrated to USA abt 1849. Need help determining where in Ireland to search for more info. Do not know names of parents, or if there were more siblings. Considering year of emigration, possible family members parished in famine. Ellen ultimately settled in Chicago, IL, and marr (abt 1860) a Ralph PLATT (b 1823, Blackburn, Eng). She passed away 08 Feb 1915, Chicago, IL. I
red mail BALFOUR
Fartagh: (Parish of Devinish) James Balfour (farmer) His daughter, Anne Balfour m.1862 Edward Johnston of Enniskillen
red mail Kickham / Kirkham
I would be grateful for any information and leads about my Great Grandfather Edward Henry Kickham, milk dairyman born in Ireland in 1839/40. He sometimes used Kirkham and married three times; a daughter of his first marriage Elizabeth Helena, born Ireland 1875/6, married my grandfather John Sewell Staples in Marylebone, London in 1895.
red mail harriet comish and catherine cain
Harriet comish born isle of man 1883 and catherine cain born isle of man 1900 are step sisters, harrriet is said to have gone to ireland to work after 1901/2 leaving hr baby daughter behind, and catherine is said to have gone to ireland after 1921 leaving her small son behind, we think they were found jobs by a elizabeth la trobe morrison who was living in isle of man and she owned a boarding house where harriet and catherine may have worked as both girls were domestic servants please do you know of these people
red mail Morrison
does any one know anything of elizabeth morrison born 1870, father john miller morrison, dont know mothers name, john morrison was a master mariner, elizabeth never married she died here in isle of man 1930 age 60, she had the name elizabeth la trobe morrison, and it is said the la trobe is something to do with dublin castle, can any one trow any light on this please
red mail Robert Clinton
Looking for info/siblings of Robert Clinton b1796. He married Margaret (maiden name unknown)and they had eleven children. Most of the family eventually moved to Manchester.
red mail kelleher
Hi i'm looking for Thomas Adolphus Kelleher born 1846 died 1888 parents i think they are John Dovan Kelleher and Henrietta Connolly thanks from meagan
red mail NEILAN/McKEOWN
MY GRANDFATHER MICHEAL NEILAN MARRIED MARY MCKEOWN IN ROSCOMMON.EIRE. AROUND 1900. THEY HAD 5 SONS , ONLY THE YOUNGEST JOHN MARRIED. MY GRANDFATHER HAD BROTHERS WHO WENT TO USA. SOUTH AFRICA, RHODESIA, AUSTRALIA. HE STAYED IN IRELAND AND DIED AROUND 1950.WHAT HAPPENED TO ALL HIS BROTHERS AND TO MARY MCKEOWNS BROTHERS, SHE WAS A TWIN AND HER SISTER (WINIFRED)BECOME A NUN,does this ring any bells with anyone in the world.
red mail BARNES family of Ireland
Searching for info on John BARNES (b.abt 1790 Ireland)married Mary ROBINSON, believed to have arrived from Ireland to Boston, Massachusetts, USA 1800-1810,son Charles Barnes b. Aug 24th,1810 in Boston, Mass.,USA. Family lore goes that John Barns & his wife Mary were the owners of a Boston publishing company called Barnes Books. Their son Charles Barns was a merchant mariner & story goes that he jumped ship in Montreal, Quebec, Canada about 1839.In April of 1839 Charles was baptized in the Catholic faith just prior to his marriage to Josephte Eugenie Seguin (dit Lateroute) in April 1839 in Riguad, Quebec.She was the daughter of Antoine Seguin dit Lateroute & Marie Anne Belair dit Robidoux.Their son Alexandre Barnes, my gg grandfather, was born in September 1839 & was married in June 1863 in Riguad, Quebec to Olive Sabourin dit Choiniere, after her passing was remarried to Aurelie Paradis in Sept 1883 in Prescott, Ontario. I have hit a brickwall with John BARNES & Mary ROBINSON of Ireland & Boston & any bit of info would be most appreciated.
red mail Llandall Crovazo
I am trying to find the birth of Patrick O'Hara who was born in 1863 at Llandall Crovazo, Ireland according to the 1891 British Census. I cannot find the location (Llandall Crovazo) of this place. Can anyone help?
red mail cullen thomastown kilkenny
LOOKING FOR FAMILY OF michael cullen wife mary mcabe father of michael JAMES CULLEN marriage of michael 1816aprox.JAMES CAME FROM THOMASTOWN KILKENNY I am Carol Gibb a descendent of michael s son Edward in australia thanks Carol
DALTON look-up please
Please can someone look up Nicholas Dalton born Ireland 1837. He was witness at the marriage of Margaret Dalton at St Peters Parish Church, Dublin on July 1st 1894. We need to know if he was the father, and what the mother's name was, ie Nicholas's wife. Getting desperate, your help will be appreciated!
red mail Bellinghams
I'm trying to find any information about my mother Maisie Barker- her maiden name was Bellingham and she came from near Coleraine in Ireland. She had 11 siblings and I think her fathers name was Alexander Bellingham, her mother was Rachel. Her father was a lot older than her mother. Any information would be much appreciated to help me with my search,
red mail Francis William Reynolds
I am looking for any information about the Reynolds family, my grandfather was Francis William Reynolds, think he married a Mary, my father William Francis Reynolds also his sister Dorothy Mary and Frank and Jack. Think my father was born about 1889, any help at all would be apreciated.
red mail Thomas BARNES
Looking for a Thomas Barnes born in Ireland c1852 came to England c1868 father was Michael. Living in Manchester 1871
Maxwell/Feeney
My father's maternal grandmother Bridget Feeney was born Maxwell born in Ireland in c. 1841.Married Patrick Feeney. Children were William Feeney, 1866; Thomas c.1877 and Mary Ann 1879. They were living in Chorlton Manchester in 1881.
red mail JOHN FLATLEY 1836
I'M LOOKING FOR ANY FLATLEYS FROM COUNTY MAYO ,AND TRYING TO FIND A CONNECTION WITH MY FLATLEY FAMILY JOHN IS MY GREAT GRANDFATHER . HE CAME TO ENGLAND AND LIVED IN KIDDERMINSTER ANN
red mail POOLE
Looking for any info about MARY BRIDGET POOLE from Ireland (big place, I know!) she married BUCKMASTER and they had ANNIE YATES, Cardiff
red mail TREWEEK Mary
Looking for any info on my gt gt Grandmother; Mary Treweek; approx circa 1850/60..don't know Marys' maiden name but know that her father was Thomas Treweek and they had a daughter called WILHELMINA 1879. Mary is from Ireland..but don't know where! As you can tell...am new to this research!
red mail Collins
Looking for the siblings of Michael collins I seem to have struck a dead end he was a Irish politician who was kiled at the age of 32
red mail PATRICK & ELLEN KEYS - IRELAND
Does anyone have any information on a Patrick and Ellen Keys from Ireland. One of their children was a daughter named Bridget who was born in 1850 in Yass NSW Australia who married a William Wells in 1875 in Binda NSW. I would be happy to share any information.
red mail Toolan/Toolin/Corcoran
Looking for any information about John William Toolan born 1861 in Ireland (believe Sligo). My father said his mother was Ann Corcoran, his father was Patrick William Toolin. We are told Ann died and Patrick married a Winny Lee. Young John lived with relatives for a while and came to England when he was approx 13 to an uncle/cousin in Kippax, possibly named Rogers, near Leeds. He was to be apprenticed to a boilermaker but worked as a labourer on the road gangs and eventually became a coal miner, hewer. He couldn't read or write and so the name was spelled different ways. His daughter said he pronounced it Tooalin. I can trace him and his family from May 1891 when he married Mary Elizabeth Layton in Bradford at St Patrick's, Westgage, to his death in 1914 at Bevers Street, Goldthorpe but nothing about his parents or life in Ireland or any possible siblings. He was my grandfather and I would love to know more about him.
red mail COLLINS
ALFRED ALEXANDER COLLINS (b1846 Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England) married ANN PHELAN (b1847 Ireland) After the 1881 Census in Aylesbury, they moved to Waterford, taking with them their son GEORGE HENRY COLLINS (b1873 Aylesbury). I believe they opened a general store in Waterford. I would like to make contact with anyone who can tell me anything about this family unit, or their dates of death, place of burial etc. GEORGE HENRY COLINS married twice, His second wife was MARY HORON but I do not know who is first wife was. Any information will be gratefully received.
red mail DARBY/McCARRON
my ancestors emigrated to england from Belfast in 1840, first arriving in Lanarkshire before moving to the Durham coal fields, they were James Darby and wife, Margaret McCarron, born in the early 1800's. He was from Tyrone, she from Monaghan, i would love to know more of their Family/life back in Ireland, would like to share information, regards


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