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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 

Date: 6/26/2016 7:29:04 PM

Seeking info on my great great grandfather Bartholomew McHale. Believe he may have resided in Castlebar but unconfirmed.

Jim McHale Seeking:  MCHALE  Bartholomew 

Date: 9/6/2016 11:42:48 PM

James Kinney married Nancy Moran; they had at least two daughters. Bridget married John Grimes. Mary (my gggrandmother) married Francis Ludden. Can't find birth dates/places for James, Nancy, or Francis. These Ludden and Grimes went to USA, 1st through Cincinnati, OH, then to Shinglehouse, PA, USA. I have info from Shinglehouse and after, but nothing before.

Max Gordon Seeking:  Ludden, Kinney, Moran  - 

Date: 11/5/2016 3:39:33 PM


Conroy Seeking:  Conroy   martin  

Date: 9/4/2016 6:42:16 PM

Came to U.S. in 1850's. Settled in Indiana. Had brothers William and John. Would like to know their parents name.

Connie Minton Seeking:  Thomas Ansbough  - 

Date: 2/4/2016 9:18:24 PM

Trying to get some info, on my great great grandfather Who I believe lived in the Castlebar area.around 1850s

Maureen Addison Seeking:  McHale  Bartholomew 

Date: 3/26/2016 10:35:05 PM

Looking for any info on my great grandfather Martin Joseph Neary. I believe he came from Castlebar area County Mayo.
Thank You, Mary Jo Neary Finley

Mary Jo Neary Finley Seeking:  Neary  Martin J 


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