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red mail Patrick Healy of Co Wicklow
My Great Granfather from Co Wicklow was knocked down in Westmoreland Street dublin and killed on 7th Jan 1875. We believe he is buried in Wicklow but we dont know where. Anybody know????? Thanks
red mail 22 Sept 1832 R. Levingstone wed M. Cosgrove
On 22 Sept 1832 Robert LEVINGSTON 21y and Mary COSGROVE 17y married at Newbridge (now Avoca). Robert was the son of William Levingston (pump honer and farmer) and Mary (Marion) Wright; Mary the dau. of John Cosgrove (labourer and foreman of the copper works) and Elizabeth Harris. Robert and Mary and their 3 children sailed on the "Argyllshire" to Australia as "assisted" migrants, arriving at Sydney on 12 Nov 1840. They settled at Walcha on the New England Tableland of NSW and prospered. They became my Great-Great-Grandparents. They were RC. Mary d. 1867 Walcha; Robert d. near Walcha 1883. Any info about the LEVINGSTON (also spelt LIVINGSTONE, LIVINGSTON), COSGROVE, WRIGHT and HARRIS families much appreciated.
red mail McLoughlin
My grandmother Bride born in 1894 in Avoka she was the youngest child of Catherine Quinn and William Mcloughlin She had a brother Thierry, and sisters Mairead ( Mayo or Mae) Encie. she met and married Reginald Meredith Britcher during or just after the first world war and resided in Hertfordshire England does anyone know any information about her parents or siblings. Mae or Mayo emigrated to Canada then America
red mail Ballymurtagh mine, Avoca
My Fleming ancestors, John 1866, and James 1869 were born in Newbridge, which I think later became Ovoca/Avoca. The address on birth certificates is shown as Ballymurtagh. Parents are John Fleming (a miner) and Bridget Bryan. they left Ireland circa 1870 to Whitehaven area of Cumberland. Does anyone know the name of the RC church in Avoca circa 1850? Thank you for any help
red mail Stephen Walsh aka. George Tarrant
My grandfather believed to be Stephen Walsh From Avoca Co Wicklow, son of the local butcher, moved the England Possibly via Merchant Navy, and took the name of George Tarrant, said to be a friend of his who died. I am looking for any local or family history d.o.b around 1908 ish but not sure.
red mail Patrick Cosgrove b.1818
I am lookng for information on this person. All we know to date is his USA obit/cemetery record said he was from co. Wicklow Ireland. I have done some searching and have found a Mary Cosgrove b. 1816 from Avoca Wicklow Ireland. HAve no idea if this could have been a sister. We have no parental names to offer. Patrick immigrated to USA in the late 1840's and married a Margaret Duffy. They started their family by 1851. Patrick died 1901 in South Dakota. Any information to assist us would be appreciated. Thank you. Michael
red mail O'Toole from Avoca
My great-grandfather, Martin O'Toole was born in 1860 in Avoca, to a mining family. He immigrated to the US in the late 1880s, married Catherine Cullen from Manorhamilton,Leitrim. Not sure if they married in Ireland our in the USA, haven't found them on a passenger list yet. Anyway, Martin was a miner in the USA, mining in Colorado, Montana, and ultimately Rhyolite Nevada where he died in a mining accident in 1908. He left his wife and 5 children, the eldest of which was my grandmother, Mary Ann O'Toole Egan.
red mail JAMES KANE
James Kane builder,no known date of birth, father of Mary Ellen Kane who married in Newbridge in Jan 1886, she married Alfred King a soilder and moved with him to England she was my Grand mother? Who was her Mother? Are you related to the Kanes in any way?
red mail John O'neil
Born in1820's. married Catherine Kilbride. Family Michael, Mary-ann,Elizabeth born in Ireland. Emigrated to England about 1855. John and James Thomas,Terrence,Patrick, Daniel born in Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham. G-Great grand-daughter, Eileen.Grand-daughter of Michael seeks any family contacts from the area


 
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