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Date: 10/20/2016 9:36:00 PM

Seeking any information on my Great Grandparents James Hart and Barbara Gaughan Born between 1840 and 1850 in county Mayo. I believe they may have been from the Belmullet area. They Had a son Owen b.1865 and a daughter Annie B.1872 who immigrated to the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania area in 1880. Any ideas would be helpful! Thanks

Donna Kurzawski Seeking:  James Hart / Barbara Gaughan  Donna 

Date: 9/26/2016 8:17:46 PM

Maria McGrail, daughter of Dominick and Nora McGrail, born 1855, married Hugh Doyle, in Pittsburgh in 1882. Hugh’s 1st marriage was to Margaret McGrail who may have been Maria’s sister or 1st cousin. Both families were from Mayo. Hugh was from Islandeady parish but I’m not sure about Maria’s birthplace. A church marriage seems to suggests the same general area:

13 April 1843 Islandeady Parish Co Mayo
Dominick Mcgreal and Honor McTigue
No address no parents listed
Witness Patrick Murrey and Mary McTigue

I suspect this marriage took place in Islandeady because it was the bride’s parish. the groom may have been from nearby Kilmaclasser. Griffith’s Valuation 1855 has a Dominick McGreal in Rushbrook and Clooncanavan townlands. I assume Honor went to live with Dominick but the parish records for that parish pre-1870 were destroyed which is why no baptisms can be found. It is significant that Hugh and Maria Doyle’s first son William had a Sponsor named Ella McTighe. Any information welcome.

Philip Doyle Seeking:  McGrail/McGreal  - 

Date: 9/15/2016 12:35:06 AM

Anthony McHale born 1810 in Co Mayo. Married Mary Murphy March 7, 1834 in parish of Backs. Possible brother and/or father Patrick and John. Seeking defendants in Derrygullinaum area. Thank you

Kathleen McHale Damman Seeking:  McHale  Anthony  

Date: 9/14/2016 2:19:20 PM

I am looking for information on Honoria Mulroy. 1824-1880. Married to Michael Mulroy 1819-1879. From Straide, Co. Mayo. buried in the Straide Abbey Cemetery, I am trying to find her maiden name, marriage date, and death certificate. I have the information on Michael but not her. Would also like to know who hers and Michael parents names. My cousin still lives on their farm but does not have this information. Thank you very much.

Pat Murphy Seeking:  Mulroy  Patricia 

Date: 6/9/2016 6:44:43 AM

Hello, I am seeking anyone who might have any knowledge of the Macale family of County Galway and possibly surrounding counties. I have traced my ancestors back as far as 1744 to the Athenry / Monivea area. The name had that exact spelling from at least 1744 but seems to have gone extinct around the 1850s after some of the family emigrated to Australia. They were closely associated with the Ffrench, Eyre, Burke, Browne and Donelan families. Thanks!

Dion Macale Seeking:  Macale  - 

Date: 4/9/2016 1:49:44 PM

My 2x great grandfather was Richard Lee Gallaher who was born in Castlebar in 1820, and died here in Canada in 1903. His father was Daniel Gallaher, and he had at least 2 brothers, Andrew and William.

Andrew was born about 1811, and may have married Martha Synnott in Westport in 1848.

William was born in 1827 and died in Crimea in 1854.

I am interested in connecting with any possible distant Gallaher relatives who might still be living in the Castlebar / Westport area.

Ian Cooper Seeking:  Gallaher  - 

Date: 8/8/2016 6:44:31 PM

My grandfather was born in Castlebar c1860 to Michael Sweeney (a Butcher - who possibly died in a fire?). James was possibly orphaned with his sister (name unknown) and recruited to British Army as a drummer boy (date he 'emigrated' unknown) . Married Sarah Tanner in London in 1898 and had 5 children. Would LOVE to know anything about the Sweeney family around 1860 in Castlebar! We're coming to visit in August, so please contact if you can be of any help!

Kate Barnes Seeking:  Sweeney  James Patrick 

Date: 7/31/2016 5:01:43 AM

Hello! I am looking for information on my ancestors James McHale (born 1825, son of Michael and Mary McHale) and wife Mary Gibbons of Bundovowen Township, which I have found as very near Pontoon. I will be in Ireland in a few weeks and am hoping to get as near as possible to where my family lived and worked before they fled to Liverpool in 1855. Thank you in advance for any information or locations of land where they may have lived, graves or cemeteries, information on living distant relatives (or maybe you are one?!), etc. Anything would be useful and much appreciated. Love, Leanna

Leanna Jenkins Seeking:  McHale, Gibbons  Leanna 

Date: 7/26/2016 11:52:24 PM

My dad is Patrick Joseph hendry of ballina now in Kent uk his mother was Agnes forbis died here in the UK of tb in 1947 but her family were and I believe still are dairy farmers in or around wasteland district I'd love to hear from any of the forbis family Agnes married Paul hendry of ballina in 1933 my dad is 82 himself now but would love to hear from any of his family as would I x

Tracy Hendry-lewis Seeking:  Forbis  Agnes 

Date: 10/7/2016 5:18:05 PM

Looking for parents of Mary McHale-Tighe and brother John McHale, as well as parents of James Tighe. Mary McHale married James Tighe and had four children -- Anne (m. James Jordan), Dorothy (m. Thomas Judge), Mary (m. A.Haley/Healy) and Jane (m. John Troy). James apparently died in Mayo about 1839. Mary and brother John (remained single) came to KIngston, Ontario Canada in 1830-40's with Mary's girls. Living beside Edward McHale and family, Michael and Mrs. McHale, and Luke and Mrs. McHale in 1844.

M. Raycroft Seeking:  McHale, Tighe  Mary, James 


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