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2/1/1998 - 2/27/1998
Location: Edmonton, ALTA Canada
Date: Friday, February 27, 1998 at 08:40:00
I am looking for any information about JAMES and MATILDA ALLEN. They left Ireland for Canada in approx. 1853.
Name: Gerry Hughes-Mason
Location: Stellarton, Canada
Date: Wednesday, February 25, 1998 at 11:08:54
Looking for information regarding my grandmother's family. My grandmother was Margaret Kelly born in 1888 Coal Island County of Tyrone. Her father was Lawrence Kelly, a farmer and her mothr was Catherine Christie. Margaret came to Canada somewhere between 1905 and 1910. She married George Hughes formally of Wales and they settled and raised their family in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. About 1954 they went to Ireland for a visit. Margaret had a brother James and maybe two others. Anyone having information on this family please contact me. Warm Regards Gerry
Name: Lis MOUNCE
Date: Monday, February 23, 1998 at 02:42:01
Am looking for a birth record for Richard MASON born in about 1890 in Co Tyrone. Thank you.
Location: EDGEWATER, NJ USA
Date: Saturday, February 21, 1998 at 15:04:20
WHERE IS THE FOLK MUSEUM IN CO. TYRONE ? iS IT IN OMAGH ?
Name: J Hughes
Location: Willington, CT USA
Date: Thursday, February 19, 1998 at 12:29:41
I'm researching Sterlings who family lore say come from "Boland, Clanfecle, Tyrone Co., Ireland". We're descended from Margary Sterling, who was sister to Hugh Sterling, William Sterling, Israel Sterling, and Elizabeth Sterling in the 1700s. Margary married a Scotch-Irishman, John Watters. Margary's son William Watters (b. 1769) emigrated to the States in the 1790s,married to a Magerete Sterling (b. 1773). Any help is appreciated.
Name: Tina Wade
Location: Tauranga, New Zealand
Date: Wednesday, February 18, 1998 at 02:59:09
Would like direction on where to go for information regarding my gg grandfather Robert McLARNON.Served with the 45th Regiment of Foot in Burma and India.Wife was Margaret BROWN.Their son my g grandfather Thomas Robert McLARNON (born 1829)and his brother William George McLarnon ( born 1830) both born and baptised in Burma.Have obtained both their baptisms certificates.Upon Roberts death his wife Margaret remarried a Andrew SCALLON.In 1848 they all came to NZ.In 1869 my G grandfather Thomas Robert sponsored a family, Robert BROWN,Wife and two children from Darringah,(near Dungannon).County of Tyrone to NZ. Connection I would presume to Thomas's mother Margaret.I have gone through the Army records of the 45th Regiment with no luck.Would be greatful for any information to help me in this search.
Name: Jim Howe
Location: Columbus, IND U.S.A.
Date: Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 21:21:50
I'm looking for any and all information on ROBERT JOHNSON HOWE SR. (b. 6/15/1829, possibly in Glasgow) and wife ELIZABETH MATSON (b. 3/20/1831 in Ireland) who lived with children William (b. 1856), James (b. 1861), Robert Jr. (b. 1862), Joseph (b. 1862), Anna (b. 1865), Mary Jane (b. 1868), Margaret "Maggie" (b. 1870-71) and Catherine "Cassie" (b. 1877) in County Tyrone. Robert Sr. and Elizabeth married 1854 in Ireland, possibly in Co. Tyrone. All but last child supposedly born in Co. Tyrone. Of Protestant faith. Emigrated to America 1870-72, via New York. Settled Bartholomew County, Indiana. Family tradition claims relation to famous Howe family of England, who fought for British side in American Revolutionary War. Family tradition claims Robert Sr.'s parents were William and Elizabeth Cox Howe (cannot prove at this time). All help appreciated; will swap whatever info I have on Indiana branch.
Name: Bunnie Gilmer
Location: Toccoa, GA USA
Date: Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at 19:12:31
I'm seeking any information at all on Alexander Colhoun/Calhoun of the county of Tyrone who came to America in 1795. His wife was Susannah. Some say that her last name was Barber. They settled first in Newberry Co., SC and in 1804 moved to Pendleton District (now Anderson Co., SC). Can anyone help with Alexander's parents and siblings?
Name: Tamea Willcocks
Surname: COULTER / GIBSON
Location: Camden, NSW Australia
Date: Saturday, February 14, 1998 at 13:23:43
Query:Archibald COULTER according to his death certificate was born in Co. Tyrone. He was married to Mary Ann GIBSON in Louth in 1862, and took his family to NZ in 1883. Possibly born 1835 - 1840. I would like to find his birth and any information about his parents and siblings.
Name: Joanne Carter
Surname: SMITH, WILEY/WYLIE, HUNTER, RITCHIE, KIRKPATRICK, STRONG
Date: Saturday, February 14, 1998 at 03:37:21
Query:Charles SMITH born c.1858 Tyrone (possibly DROMORE) was the son of Ann RITCHIE and William SMITH. He came to Australia in the 1880's with Thomas WILEY, born c. 1862 Drumskinney, Tyrone. Thomas was the son of Robert WILEY and Jane HUNTER. Isabella WYLIE, his sister, born c. 1859, also came to Australia a couple of years later to marry Charles. Isabella attended the church at TOGHERDOO. Isabella's sister Jennie remained in Tyrone and married Samuel KIRKPATRICK. My family had contact with two of his daughters, Lottie KITKPATRICK, born 1893, and Violet STRONG, born 1905, approx 30 years ago but have since lost touch with the family. Seeking information re ancestors or contact with other members of the family.
Name: Robert Paul McGowan
Location: Boise, Idaho USA
Date: Friday, February 13, 1998 at 15:11:40
Query:I am seeking information on Cardinal Logue and my mother's family; They being the Logue side, and their oral history has him in County Tyrone. Would appreciate any and all assistance Robert Paul McGowan 2615 El Rancho Drive Boise Idaho 83704-6206
Name: Bonnie Sherman
Surname: HANNA, BURNS
Location: Independence, KS USA
Date: Friday, February 13, 1998 at 09:29:41
Query:I'm looking for information about my gr-grandparents, James HANNA, born 1838, and his wife, Mary (BURNS), born 1858. Their children, born in Omagh, Co. Tyrone were: Robert Burns HANNA, born 1880 Mary HANNA Ann HANNA Thomas HANNA They emmigrated to Canada around 1887-89. I'd appreciate any information about this family!
Name: Lisa Allen
Location: Oklahoma City, OK USA
Date: Thursday, February 12, 1998 at 18:17:11
Query:Looking for information on my ancestors. My grandfather, James Emery, was born 12/8/1881 in Edenasop, Co. Tyrone, the son of John Emery, Co. Tyrone, born 1832, and Margaret Brown, Co. Donegal, born 1845. John was the son of James Emery, born 1780, Co. Tyrone, son of another James Emery. I'm looking for any info anyone might have, and suggestions on how to find information from the mid-1800s and earlier. Thanks much!
Name: KELLEY GAWLIK
Surname: RE: MOUNT CALVARY
Location: TOMS RIVER, NJ USA
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 1998 at 09:31:23
Query:Looking for info on MOUNT CALVARY near STEWARTSTOWN in COUNTY TYRONE...Any and all info would be greatly appreciated...Thanks...Kelley
Surname: MONTEITH, ROULSTON
Location: Peterborough, ON Canada
Date: Monday, February 9, 1998 at 20:10:05
Query:MONTEITH, George, b. July 13, 1914, Castlederg, Co. Tyrone mother = ROULSTON father = MONTEITH Any information on these surnames would be greatly appreciated! Thank you, Andrea
Name: Allan P Gray
Location: Round Rock, Texas Date: Monday, February 9, 1998 at 19:14:36
Query:William KYLE and his wife Isabella came to Canada about 1840 and settled at Fitzroy Township, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada. Isabella's maiden name was alleged to be Black by some descendants but no corroboration. Other than this nothing is known of their life or origins in County Tyrone, which they mentioned in a census record.
Name: James McGee
Location: london, uk England
Date: Monday, February 9, 1998 at 16:13:11
Query:I am looking for any information on MCGEE from Aughnacloy, living in the town centre until approx 1960 Mr & Mrs Joe McGee and four children Joe, James Johnny & Mary Mr Joe McGee formerly being a horse/greyhound trainer. Many Thanx.........
Name: Susan Westbrook
Location: Dahlgren, VA USA
Date: Sunday, February 8, 1998 at 13:10:19
Query:I have information that Joseph RICE came to the United States in 1736 (86? illegible) from Killaman, County Tyrone. He brought with him a "certificate of good character, signed by the rector and church wardens of the Parish of Killaman." Does anyone know how to contact the parish or to get further information? Thank you, Susan Westbrook
Name: Alice Edman
Location: Madison, CT USA
Date: Friday, February 6, 1998 at 22:06:42
Query:I am searching for siblings and descendents of Thomas Crilly b, 1825 in Tyrone County,Ireland d. 1907 in Winsted,(Winchester) Ct. He had six sons and four daughters. The sons were; Joseph P. b. 1860,James C. b.1879 John, Owen, Eugene b. 1864 d. 1933 in Ct.,Thomas b. 1873 d. 1953 in Ct Thomas b. 1825 M.Ellen Evers of Winsted,(Winchester) Ct. Thank You, Alice Edman
Location: Oxbow, Sask Canada
Date: Thursday, February 5, 1998 at 23:25:08
Query:Looking for descendants of John James and Mary Ann Maxwell. They had eleven children. My maternal great grandfather was their eldest child. His name was Thomas Henry Maxwell and he was born January 5 1871 in Cookstown. He left for the U.S in 1893. I am trying to trace family tree as far back as possible. I would also like to hear from any living relatives left in Ireland.
Name: Lamont fournier
Surname: WRIGHT / ADAMS
Location: New York, NY USA
Date: Wednesday, February 4, 1998 at 19:25:10
Query:We are looking for information on George Wright born circa 1809 in Co. Tyrone. He moved to Canada in 1832 possibly by way of the USA, died 1891 In 1828 he married Margaret Adams, location and origins unknown but probably Ireland. Any info would be appreciated, thanks.
Name: Drew Barron
Surname: BARRON/ HAMILTON & BARRON/ CURRAN
Location: Vancouver, BC Canada
Date: Monday, February 2, 1998 at 22:26:57
Query:I am interested in hearing from anyone who may have a coneection to these names or if they have any connection with St. Mary's Chapel in the parish, Killyclogher RC ( near Omagh ). I am stuck at 1848. Thanks Drew
Name: Genevieve HINDS
Location: Derryloran?, Date: Monday, February 2, 1998 at 19:36:34
Query:Hi, I am descended from the mysterious John McLERNON of somewhere in Ireland. He was born circa 1830 possibly in Derryloran. He may have been the son of John McLernon and Bridget Hegney who had a farm in Ardvarnish. Anyone with any info about McLernon's at all please contact me this guy is my ulitimate dead end!!! Apparently he spoke 8 languages but joined the Army (British) as a private. He ended up in Narrabri Australia and even his death has been untracable!! I have a copy of a photo of him and would be happy to share his facinating life story with anyone interested.
Surname: McGUIGAN / MULGREW
Location: S. ATTLEBORO, MA USA
Date: Sunday, February 1, 1998 at 15:19:01
Query:I am searching for information on the McGuigan family from County Tyrone. Matthew McGuigan and his wife, Catherine Mulgrew and their children Michael, Patrick, Matthew and Susan came to New York in 1841 and settled in Rhode Island. Shortly after their arrival, they changed their name to Goodwin. I am especially interested in finding out who the parents of Matthew McGuigan and Catherine Mulgrew were.