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  1. HEENAN/LEWIS in Birr pre 1850

    My ancestors Denis Heenan and his wife Johanna or Judith Lewis came from Birr to New Zealand on the Mariner in 1850. My father did extensive research on the family from then on but could find very little before that. They arrived with 11 of their 12 children, the oldest, Denis, having arrived the...

    Started by mariah‎, 08-06-2010 1:41 PM
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  2. Question McCORMACK/Gavin

    McCormack/Gavin families,Tullamore area. Seeking any connection for information please., Many thanks Tullamore

    Started by tullamore‎, 22-10-2007 9:11 PM
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  3. cunningham

    bridget cunningham born in kings county 1816ish where would one begin to search

    Started by SpaceRanger‎, 07-03-2009 8:14 AM
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  4. Smile Swords of Offaly.

    I would really appreciate it if anybody would have any knowledge of any Swords living in Offaly. I'm researching my family tree and think that there is a possibility that some of my Ancestors lived there. The names could be Edward and Maurice Swords. Many thanks, Lindy Lou. |help|

    Started by Lindy Lou‎, 01-05-2009 8:43 PM
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  5. Horan of Birr

    Seeking Ellen Horan from Birr - my great grandmother. Marriage certificate 1858 to John Holdsworth Hewitson in Victoria Australia states b c 1835 Birr. Father John Thomas Horan, mother Johanna Lewis. Has not been found on any shipping list. Death certificate as certified by her son states father...

    Started by wandiligong‎, 23-03-2017 4:28 AM
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  6. Anne Egan

    Anne Egan married to Patrick Gavin, died 1901 in Tullamore. Had two daughters Mary Kate and Bridget. If you have this person in your tree would be happy to hear from you

    Started by tullamore‎, 17-07-2014 6:14 PM
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  7. Gonoude - Tullamore Kings - Barrack Street

    Hi , im trying to find relations of "Mary Ann Gonoude" Birth abt 1877 and her father "Peter Gonoude" Birth abt 1831 both at Barrack Street Lower, Tullamore Urban, King's Co., Ireland in the 1901 census , but thats where it ends with the lack of the irish census's being the main hindrance , there...

    Started by mrlimbo‎, 06-03-2014 11:44 PM
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  8. Birth records- Banagher

    My great grandmother, Mary Ann Tiquin (Tyquin) was married in Australia in 1872, and said she was from Banagher, Kings County the daughter of Pat Tiquin a blacksmith and Mary Ann Madden. At marriage she said she was 21, but I think she fibbed to overcome getting approval because subsequent...

    Started by Brian Turnbull‎, 26-11-2007 4:06 AM
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  9. TURNER - Birr

    William Henry TURNER was born in 1855 at Birr. By the age of 18 he had come to London and married. He had a cousin, Charles TURNER also born at Birr who subsequently became a Catholic priest in London. Does anyone have any information about their families?

    Started by William N Smith‎, 06-08-2013 6:40 PM
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  10. Red face John Duffy from Tullamore

    I hope I am posting this on the right forum. I have made a recent post about William James Duffy and perhaps a moderator could link them if it is appropriate. John Duffy was a catholic from Tullamore in Ireland born c1841. His parents names given at his marriage were James Duffy and his...

    Started by Elma‎, 08-04-2012 7:33 PM
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  11. Egan/Gavan/Gavin

    I have Egan/Gavin ties to Tullamore and surrounding areas,main interest being Patrick Gavin and Anne Egan circa 1895. Please contact if similar interest.

    Started by tullamore‎, 21-06-2011 3:15 PM
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  12. Crinkle Barracks

    Does any one know where to find the List of people who Attested to this Barracks in 1853, namely a Thomas O'Meara

    Started by gengrant‎, 28-11-2010 7:12 AM
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  13. Researching McGrath Family

    Hi, I need advice on how to research my McGrath family in Offaly. Can you please recommend sites I can use and how do I look up BDM for this county? Carolyn Tasmania

    Started by caromac‎, 27-09-2010 11:35 AM
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  14. Eago/Igoe birth and marriage

    I recently recieved the RIC service record for my G grandfather Francis O'Brien born c1863 Donegal. It states his wifes home county to be Kings County (Offaly). He was stationed at Tipperary at the time (1882-1914). Im presuming they married in Offaly. I already knew his wifes name to be...

    Started by Paula‎, 25-01-2008 11:12 AM
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  15. William Roe

    Can anyone help me find anything about my great great grandfather's family. William Roe born in Pasonstown, Birr, Kings County(Co offaly) in 1816 He enlisted at Birr barracks in the 22nd. regiment of foot on Sept 5th. 1833. I have the enlistment papers. His occupation is listed as shoemaker,...

    Started by J.Stevens‎, 15-06-2009 7:01 AM
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    14-04-2010, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  16. Exclamation FENNELL in Birr, OFFALY

    Looking for Michael Fennell and Catherine Keefe who married in Birr, Offaly in 1849 and later lived in the Clonmel area of Tipperary and were buried there. Michael in 1876 and Catherine in 1902. Their daughter Catherine born 1857 emigrated to NZ with a cousin in 1876. Looking for other family...

    Started by annewilson‎, 31-10-2009 1:32 AM
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  17. rourke/shaugnessy

    my mother was Patricia lettitia Rourke born 1920 and my grandmother Frances(Fanny)married Kieran Shaugnessy. Any information please.

    Started by trisha‎, 16-08-2009 10:29 PM
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  18. Cooper/Lally

    I am searcing for info and descendants of John Cooper and Annie Lally (born 1883 Galway) they had 6 children, Mary, Dermott, Stephen, Thomas, Annie and Kieran

    Started by karen butler‎, 05-12-2007 11:26 PM
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  19. William Roe at Birr

    I have discovered via Army records that my great great grandfather William Roe, born in Birr, Parsonstown in 1816 enlisted in the 22nd. reg. of foot at Birr barracks in Sept. 1833. Does anyone know how I can go back in time from here?

    Started by J.Stevens‎, 08-08-2009 5:39 AM
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    I am attempting to find the place of birth of my irish ancestors who originated from Offaly County. They are: Dennis Naughton b. ~1810, wife: Catherine b.~1810, children Michael b. 1833, Dennis b. 1837, John b. 1841, Bridget b. 1842, Mary b. 1844. There may have been more children. They...

    Started by pdwatson‎, 11-01-2008 8:02 PM
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