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tony keaveney, < amkeaveney@hotmail.com > has sent the following query:
KEAVENEY - Looking for brothers and sisters of my grandad Patrick keaveney who was born in clooncon west glenamaddy in 1885 his mother,s name was bridget and his fathers name was john,he had 6 siblings
bridget who was born in 1891, malachy who was born 1892, mary who was born 1897
I've no idea who the others were i,m sure some must have gone to the U.S.so hoping someone out there can help because I've been banging my head on a brick wall for years

Paul rogers, < paullrogers@prodigy.net > has sent the following query:
MONROE - I am looking for information about Patrick and Mary Monroe from Ballynahinch who left Galway,probably to Canada,on the Brig Sardinia in the late 1840s.

cathy healey, < cjhealey45@cox.net > has sent the following query:
We are trying to locate the parish,rc. my grandmother ward was baptized in,the family came from tully village near toomard.era 1870. If there are any local reachers I would appreciate e-mail contact.

Cathleen, < catacherito@gmail.com > has sent the following query:
LYNCH - Lynch, Timothy, born 1828, emmigrated to the U.S., possibly in 1851.  Any info appreciated greatly.

love fragola, < lmfragola@yahoo.com > has sent the following query:
ROBINSON / HALLORAN - Hi am looking for any information on my great grandparents. My great grandmother was Margret M. (Robinson)Halloran Born in 1914. She was the daughter of Thomas and Annie Folan Halloran and she had one brother Peter Halloran of Galaway. She immigrated to Portland Maine in the 1930's but had gone to school in Ireland prior to that.Thanks for any info.

Carol Clark, < henjean1@yahoo.com > has sent the following query:
CLARK - Hello. My father, William Marcy Clark Jr.was dead when I was born in 1946.His father William Marcy Clark Sr. I met just once when he was senile. I found his father Henry P. Clark was from England. I want to know if my Clark relatives are from Ireland or England. Thank you so much for your time. Carol

Cyril McSweeney, < cmcsweeney@emailaccount.com > has sent the following query:
RONAN - I'm trying to trace the birthplace of Michael Ronan, Farmer.(B. 1821) lived in Clare and Mayo. Wife's name is Bridget (B.1831). The sons name is Martin (B.1864). Martin was in the RIC in the 1880's. This info was taken from the 1901 and 1911 census.

Jackie Lister, < jackiel@edelsbos.co.za > has sent the following query:
PAUL - Our ancestors emigrated from the UK to South Africa we think on The Shannon of Ireland.   We have a tapestry of the ship which has been passed down to the eldest son of each generation and are trying to trace our family links.
Our family surname is Paul and my grandfather was George Henry Paul. Any assistance you may be able to give us is much appreciated.

catherine colahan grannary, < ccgrannary@shaw.ca > has sent the following query:
COOLAHAN / KELLY - Looking for relatives of Michael Coolahan(Colahan) who married Bridget Kelly around 1850's. Had 12 children. Around Ballinsloe

Helen, < helzj@hotmail.com > has sent the following query:
DALEY / BROWN - Hi there, What a fabulous webpage! I am seeking information on John DALEY and Mary Anne BROWN who were apparently married in 1811 in Galway according to John's death certificate. John, Mary and their 6 kids migrated to the Nowra area in Australia in 1841. Again, great website from a humble Aussie.

Iris Adley, < kandiadley@aol.com > has sent the following query:
ADLEY - Hi I am looking for any information about the Adley family Possibly from Moyrus. My Great Grand Father
Patrick Francis Adley joined the Duke of Connought Rangers age 13 or 16 in 1842?.We are looking for anything about his family.

betty walters, < bettywalters@tadaust.org.au > has sent the following query:
HUSSEY - I live in australia and I would like to contact my gr grandfather relations on the hussey side or the morgan side.  my gr grandfather thomas hussey came to australia and his parents were patrick hussey, mary (morgan) hussey, he said he came from co galway.  thanks for your help. cherrio  betty walters.

John Hume, < john.hume@ntlworld.com > has sent the following query:
HUME - Searching any HUME or HUMES, especially Thomas who may have emigrated to USA, but also came from the Newcastle/Gateshead area around 1700

Ellen, < lgs77@hotmail.co.uk > has sent the following query:
CORLESS / BIRMINGHAM - Trying to find any info on The surnames ''CORLESS'' & ''BIRMINGHAM'' From Tuam in Galway. My G-Grandmother was called Mary Birmingham & Her parents where Bridget Corless & Peter Birmingham all born in 1800's and from Tuam In Galway.They left there and moved to Lancashire.
Please help. Email ME: lgs77@hotmail.co.uk

Declan Golding, < declangolding@y7mail.com > has sent the following query:
GOLDING / CLOHERTY - My name is Declan Golding, my father Peter Patrick Golding was borne in Galway, Ireland and immigrated to Australia in the late sixties. He never returned to Ireland and hasn't spoken to his family since he left. He was born Feb 26 1939 his parents names are Martin Golding and Anne Cloherty. Hope to her from someone

Kris Price, < Cenowski@poczta.onet.pl > has sent the following query:
Brennan .....I am searching for any descendants of the Brennan family of Oranbeg, Oranmore, County Galway..... The only latest info i have is of a Patrick and Winifred Brennan, Children John, Martin, Nora, Kitty, Magaret..... All but john emigrated to the Uk as far as i know, if you can help tell me all you know, or if you have any ideas of where to contact for parish records of oranbeg let me know, Many thanks

SallyMoser, < mamasal1234@verizon.net > has sent the following query:
CUNNIFF - Looking for info about Patrick and Bridgette (Reynolds) Cunniff.  They had a son Patrick and he married Ann Brennan.  They were born in Galway, Balinsloe - I think.  Both Patricks came to US and settled in Schuylkill County  PA.  The son Patrick was born in 1833.  Any info would be helpful.

NELL MCLOUGHLIN, < JANELLEBISHOP@BIGPOND.COM.AU > has sent the following query:
NAUGHTON - I AM LOOKING FOR ELIZA NOCTOR OR NAUGHTON B1846? GALWAY AND MIGRATED TO AUSTRALIA PROBABLY QUEENLAND 1865 APPROX.

Chris Melvin, < chris@emsgb.com > has sent the following query:
Bleahen-Melvin -  I am trying to find information on my family name which is Melvin. Hiowever, my Grandfather (Joeseph) was a Bleahen and my granmother Mary Kate used the Melvin-Bleahen surname. My father was baptised Hubert Christopher Melvin (know as Bertie)

Jennifer, < gilbertsbayview@yahoo.com > has sent the following query:
WARD / SILK / MOLLOY / O'ROUKE / O'CONNOR- Interested in my family names  bridget WARD (married to Micheal SILK.  bridget MOLLOY parents were tom molloy and mom was mary WALTERS. martin O'ROUKE married to D.SILK his dad was Simon mom was Mrgaret O'connor . Clare co. and Beech hill Galway

Cathy Love, < cjlove@sbcglobal.net > has sent the following query:
GRADY / BALFE - I am searching for information about my gggrandparents.  Her name was Hanora Grady, married James Balfe about 1825.  Her headstone in Terre Haute Indiana says born 1807 Oran Parish, Ballyglass, Roscommon Ireland. James must have died in Ireland and Hanora came to the US in about 1852 and joined son William Balfe and daughters Anne, Mary and Ellen

Michele Brown, < mjbuni@shaw.ca > has sent the following query:
CURLEY - I am looking for information about Michael Joseph Curley. He was a sargeant in the USA army and served in India (now Pakistan) around 1944. So he may have been born in the early 1920s. I have a photograph of Michael in army uniform taken around 1944. I can send a copy via e-mail, my e-mail address - mjbuni@shaw.ca.

Nigel Lynn, < nigel.ligonier@gmail.com > has sent the following query:
NAUZE - I'm researching Henry La Nauze, who lived at Herbert House, Booterstown-avenue, Dublin, mid to late 19th century. I need greater proof of this and any information you may have on the La Nauze family. It would be greatly appreciated. Regards, Nigel Lyn

Vicky, < v-rizzotto@hotmail.com > has sent the following query:
MALONE - I am looking for information on the Malone Family, Loughrea, Ireland. There was a family of 4 children, 1 set of twins. Elizabeth and Francis. Father, Patrick Malone, Mother Margaret Malone. Elizabeth was my Grandmother, born 1891. Both parents died the same year and the children were sent to Grandparents, my Grandmother ended up in a convent and when she was around twenty, in 1911, was sent to Hamilton, Ontario Canada to live with an Aunt and cousins.  I am seeking information on the other children and what may have happend to them, and if they had family of their own

Donny Stevens, < chs1926@tds.net > has sent the following query:
FEENEY / BRESLIN - Looking for Patrick Feeney/Pheny born 1845 in Galway, Ballygar, Ireland to Patrick Feeney and Margaret Breslin on the estate of Charles "Red Cuff" O' Connor. Patrick had brother Michael and Sister's Mary and Maggie. They went to USA in 1854/1855 time frame. Younger Patrick fought in 6th MD (Union) INF during Civil War and was married to Susan Skinner in Alabama. Other than the younger Patrick, I have no way to verify this information that was given to me a few years back by an older, distant cousin, who has since passed away. I do not find any of these people on any 1860 Census in either PA or MD as they supposedly came to Rising Sun, MD near PA border. If anyone could help me or have a connection, please let me know. It would be greatly appreciated.

Sheila Heald <sheilasmail.com.au@bigpond.com WROTE:                                                                                       OWANS / LYONS - I'm looking for my Grt-Grt-Grandfather John Owans d.o.b.1826 in Ireland (Galway).  He married Ellen Lyons d.o.b. 1835 also born in Galway.  Can you help me please?

Paul Nolan, < Mildura5@hotmail.com > has sent the following query:
DONOGHUE - I am trying to find out about the death of my grandfather who committed suicide in i think 1956 his name not sure of his first name but the family name was Donoghue and they came from somewhere near connomara thank you if you are able to assit me on this matter

Julie Belcher, < julie@biznistrat.com.au > has sent the following query:
BELCHER - I am looking for my ancestor who was transported to Tasmania, Australia in 1848 on the Armagh.  she would have been born about 1832.  would you have any information from your end please?

Laurie, < lroarkd@yahoo.com > has sent the following query:
QUALTER - SCAHILL - Please add my surnames  To your page.  Patrick Qualter and Julia Scahill lived in Tongerane, turloughmore, Galway, Ireland in Annaghdown Parrish.  I would love to get information on them. They had children there starting around 1880 last being born around 1893.  Some of their children came to America residing in St. Louis Missouri and Andor Mass. Any information in the smallest amount would be appreciated.  I was also wondering how i could get records from Annaghdown parish?  Thanks in advance, Laurie

William Armstrong, < warmstrong77@gmail.com > has sent the following query:
O'CONNOR / CONNORS / KENNY - I am trying to research my wife's Irish relatives. They are Kennys and O'Connor/Connors and came to the United States in the early to mid 1890s. They settled first in Waltham, Mass., before coming to Louisville, Kentucky, where their descendants still reside.
Delia Kenny was born around 1868, in County Galway. Last Irish residence was Athenry. Joseph O'Connor/Connors was born around 1872 in County Galway. Last Irish residence was Athenry.
They were married between 1894-1898, either in Waltham or Louisville. Their children were Rodger (died as an infant) and Mary Agnes (born 1898 in Louisville).
Delia was the daughter of Peter Kenny -- she had siblings named Rodger and Julia (married a Sullivan). Joseph was probably the son of John O'Connor and Mary Kennedy. He had a brother named Patrick who also came to the United States and was married to a Bridget Meehan.

Jake Fletcher, < jfleishhauer@gmail.com > has sent the following query:
OLIVER / MANNIN - Looking for more information/origins on brothers Denis James Oliver and John Bartholomew Oliver of Galway City
Denis James Oliver, born 4 July 1823 in Galway City, baptized 25 July 1823 in St. Nicholas Combined North&East Parish/District to parents Bartholomew Oliver and Catherine Mannin , died May 1886 in San Francisco
John Bartholomew Oliver, family sources say he was born 1832 in Galway City, Ireland. On IFHF, found a John Oliver, son of Bartholomew Oliver and Catherine Mannin, baptized 1826 in same parish/district, died 1876 in San Francisco
Searched Griffith's Vaulations for Oliver on IFHF, found Bartholomew Oliver in T/Galway/Fish Quay in St. Nicholas Parish, haven't bought this or above baptism for viewing

Murray Kelly, < mwkelly@ihug.co.nz > has sent the following query:
KELLY - Looking for Patrick and Elizabeth Kelly of Tynagh, Galway. Possible farm labourers around 1820's. They had one son John born 1824 whom enlisted at Birr with the 58th Regiment as a Soldier *Private 2057 in 1843. Late went to Parramatta, Australia and then Auckland NZ in 1847. Married Elizabeth Sheard. John and Elizabeth's children are: Thomas, John, William, Stephen, George, Henry, Robert, Francis, Mary and Ellen

Janie McKinney Downs, < geese2@comcast.net > has sent the following query:
BRENNAN TYNING - My gr parents were Thomas Brennan b. 21 Dec 1830 & Margaret Tyning b. 24 Dec 1837.  They came from Galway County according to information on the death certificate of Thomas.  The 1910 Federal Census for Lyon Co., Kentucky states that their Year of Immigration: 1850 but I believe it was more like 1860 birth dates of five children born here beginning in 1863.  I know Thomas had a brother named John in Kentucky too.  I have information that most of my Brennan relatives that Immigrated to the USA settled in up state New York. Appreciate making contact with any Brennan descendants.

Sally, < athene@mayanmoon.freeserve.co.uk > has sent the following query:
CANNON - I'm looking for my gg grandfather's birthplace.  His name was Patrick Cannon, born 1841 in Galway.  He left Ireland with Michael (who was either his brother or his cousin) and in the 1871 census was living in Willenhall UK with a wife and family. His first child was named Prudence - an unusual name choice so I wonder if that was to honour a relative he left behind?
If anyone has any links I'd be happy to share information.

Lyn Coyne, < mco28689@bigpond.net.au > has sent the following query:
PAGE / WALL - Hoping someone may know something about the family of my ancestor, Eliza Page, who came to Australia around 1848, ship unknown.  Her parents were John Page and Catherine Wall and Eliza was born around 1833. The island from which she came was known locally as Page's Island.  Family legend has it that she had a brother, name not known, who emigrated to the United States.  I could not find a reference to John Page in the Griffiths Valuation.  The area from which Eliza came is now Co. Clare, I believe, and the parish would probably be Mountshannon or Clonrush.  There are 18 references to Page's in Ballynakill but no John Page.

Mike Brady, < jrem937224@tiscali.co.uk > has sent the following query:
MITCHELL / OWENS - I am trying to trace relatives of my grandfather Peter Mitchell b7/10/1875 Mount Bellew.  he married Bridget Forde b 7/4/1874 Kilchreest.  His father was Patrick b c 1832/ d 18/11/1897 Mount Bellew, married to Catherine Owens.  11 children.  Bridget's father was Denis Forde b c 1830/ d 1/6/1890 Kilchreest married to Bridget Costello b c 1837.  6 children.  Any help appreciated.

Patricia Gillespie ( nee Walsh ), < patrice21459@aol.com > has sent the following query:
WALSH / BOYLE - I am looking for any info on the family of Thomas Walsh, who married Margaret White in 1834, and had 9 children in Tuam. James,Mary,Margaret,Martin,Bridget,Patrick ( died in infancy ),Patrick,Eleanor,and Sarah.
I know that Mary married John Boyle and had 11 children, although no records of baptism can be found. Thomas and Margaret both died in Ballymote in 1866 and 1890.

Patricia Shindledecker, < litesalespat@aol.com > has sent the following query:
MOLLOY - I am looking for my mother's family.  Her father was Thomas Molloy and her mom was Sarah.  Mom was born in Taum, Ireland on 29th of March 1919.  She had 5 brothers and sisters.  Her sister Maureen and she emigrated to South Bend,In. around 1950.  Her sisters Anne and Doreen emigrated to London.  I know she had a brother John and perhaps Tom.  Her mother died right after having her sister Anne - which would have been around 1922-25?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  thank you.

Rosamond Brown, < rosamond.brown@verizon.net > has sent the following query:
LAUGHLIN - MADDEN:  Michael J Laughlin b. Shanaglish, Co. Galway 26 Mar 1836 d 17 Mar 1921, Altoona, Pennsylvania (PA), USA.  Mary Madden b. Co. Galway 25 Mar. 1840, d 10 Jun 1899 Altoona, PA, USA.  They were married 3 Aug 1864 in Bellefonte, Centre County, PA  Michael states in March 1907 Civil War Pension records that his parents have been dead for several years and only record of his age he got from a relative (Mary Kelley)who lived in the same town, Shanaglish.  He visited his native home sometime earlier and was informed that the records at the church of his baptism had been destroyed by fire.  Any assistance or leads would be appreciated.

kim garin espino, < miaann_530@yahoo.com > has sent the following query:
CLASBY - I'm looking for some info on my great great great grandfather John Clasby he was born March 1852 some where in Galway and come to Amercian in 1869. please send any info that you can. thank you kim

Lyn Wright, < lynwright2006@yahoo.com.au > has sent the following query:
O'DELL / BUTLER / GILL - I'm searching for any contacts knowing of my GreatGrandfathers family from Galway. All I know is that he married my Great Grandmother, Violet Aphra Harvey O'dell in Clontarf, Dublin in 1907. He was born about 1880, his father Joseph Thomas Butler and his mother was Kate Gill both from Co Galway. After marriage, they both served in the Salvation Army leaving for England about 1911, and eventually emigrating to New Zealand about 1924. Hope someone can help me, thankyou, Lyn.

j harris, < harris.farrel@hotmail.co.uk > has sent the following query:
FARREL  / OSBORNE - I have birth certificate for my motherborn 1893 and would like to trace history of my grandparents who lived in oughterad galway. Patrick farrel [shoe maker farrier] and ellen osbourne wife.they both died approx 1917/1920.

elizabeth, < munchkin8085@aol.com > has sent the following query:
MORRIS - I'm interested in Thomas Morris born between 1855-1857 we believe County Galway ireland. Thomas emigrated to England unk. year. Married & died in Bridgnorth England. Any help greatly appreciated.

Joy, < ggnnresearch@yahoo.com > has sent the following query:
CONWAY - I'm looking for information on Patrick L. Conway; born the 24 or 26 of May, 1843 in Galway, Ireland. He died 13 April 1928, in Tilton, NH. His parents were Edward and Mary Conway of Galway, Ireland. I do not know his mother's maiden name. He immigrated to Concord, New Hampshire about 1851. He had at least one brother, Thomas Conway, who was living in Manchester, NH in 1928.
I would like to find out Patrick's mother's maiden name, Edward and Mary Conway's wedding date, and their parents' names. I would also like to know if Patrick had any other siblings, who else immigrated with him to the US, and his actual immigration date. Any and all information is appreciated. I'm at a complete dead-end on this line.

Kathy McKee, < kathrynmckee@rogers.com > has sent the following query:
MORAN / BALDWIN - I am looking for any information on John Moran married to Ann Baldwin.  John was born in Balinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland on 12 Jul 1829.  He emigrated to Canada in 1849 and is said to have been a merchant.  My information is that he married Ann Baldwin, born 1834, in County Galway in 1854.  This seems a little odd to me as Ann was born in Newboro, Ontario, Canada.  To me, it seems unlikely that she went to Ireland to marry John.  However, her parents and 1 brother were born in Ireland so it might be possible?  I have found no information about John and Ann's marriage in Canada, nothing on ship's lists of John coming to Canada, and absolutely nothing on John prior to coming to Canada.  I am hoping that maybe someone on this list can help.