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Dedicated to identifying and preserving the genealogy and history of Irish families in the Southern New England area
focusing on Bristol County, Massachusetts and Providence County, Rhode Island

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 St. Mary's School, Pawtucket, Class of 1896 Old St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket Burials, 1938-1942  
Index to Rhode Island State Vital Records, Deaths 1879-1889, Surname Hughes Index to Rhode Island State Vital Records, Deaths 1906-1910, Surnames Moy - Mulgrew
Index to Rhode Island State Vital Records, Deaths 1916-1920, Surnames Mudie - Mulholland Some Baptisms and Burials 
from the Centenary History of Old St. Mary's Church, Pawtucket, RI
 
St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket, Sections 45  

 

Céad Míle Fáilte

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The Irish began to settle in Southern New England before the Revolutionary War, but it was not until the time of the Great Famine that the presence of the Irish became significant in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In the mill towns and cities of Southern New England, the Irish found a new home and settled in with their families. Family and neighbors from the old country came to be with them and made this their home also. Some stayed for a short time and then moved on to establish homes elsewhere. 

As we searched for our own Irish ancestors in Southern New England, and tried to learn their stories, we were disappointed and frustrated that we had no place of our own to go, to share our successes and learn of how others - our families' neighbors - were faring. In fact, we could not often find our neighbors amidst the crowd. This is our attempt to re-create the neighborhood - a place we can all return to time and again, a place where we can be assured of finding our family and friends, a place where we can begin, and continue, to learn their stories.

We hope you enjoy your visit in the Irish neighborhood of Southern New England. 

Come often and stay long... and bring the Family!

 

This site is a an on-going venture. We will be adding to it on a regular basis, and, hopefully, continue to make it a great place to visit often. Our goal is to make this site an interactive resource and repository for all who have a Southern New England Irish heritage. We welcome and encourage your participation and contributions. If you would like to post information about your own family or contribute any photographs or reference material to these pages, please contact us 

Sue sneirish@comcast.net & Linda Linda_24701@msn.com

Please keep in mind that, while we are offering this material for your use in your own research, you are responsible for verifying the material as it pertains to your own family research. There may be some individuals listed on the site who are NOT of Irish heritage, although the name(s) may indicate a potential to be so. Many surnames can be ascribed to more than one ethnicity. We have deliberately chosen to provide more, rather than less, if there was some ambiguity. We do not state, intend or infer that we have done any genealogical research or verification in connection with the individuals in these transcribed records, except as otherwise specifically stated. This site is intended only as a guide to assist with your own research. We do not take any responsibility for the way in which this material is used by you in your own research.

 

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This page was last updated on 08/03/09.