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Welcome to the "tracing specific ancestors” message board. This is where you can seek help for finding the relatives you are se...

23 August 2011 16:34
by findmypast Ireland

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Torpy/Drohan

Hi there, I am tracing the connection between the Torpys of Clare and the Drohans of Waterford and wondering if anyone out there...

05 February 2019 18:12
by Karol McMahon

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Searching for my sister

Hi can anyone help me. My sister was born out of wedlock in Ireland 1938-39, and was given away by the nuns/priest. My mother a...

08 November 2018 14:15
by Daniel Paul Ruttle

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rose lightholder

i am trying to trace my great great grandmother rose lightholder she had a child francis in1866 with a john ennis in meath irel...

24 October 2018 16:51
by Tracey Dunne

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Melia family

I am trying to gain information on my great great grandfather Edward Melia born circa 1837. Married Maria Grant in Dublin but t...

18 July 2018 15:57
by Ray Lynch

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dying wish i am new at this could do with help

hi my good friend is looking to find any info on her mother annie monahan born in dublin we think around 1909 she had a few sis...

02 June 2018 10:15
by Suzanne Fitton

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Loretto ancestors

I have located the marriage of John Loretto and Anne Smyth in Ireland in 1847 and come to a dead end. I am interested in any hel...

30 April 2018 19:35
by Reginald Loretto

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Looking for details on duffy

I was wondering if any of your members could possibly help in finding any links to my family past as I have got so far and it ha...

27 April 2018 18:44
by Lara Duffy

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Corrigan, Co. Longford

Trying to find birth record for my ggrandfather Patrick Corrigan born in Co. Longford around 1860. He married Mary Norton in Du...

11 April 2018 15:43
by Clodagh Corrigan

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Kyle at Killycoogan, Portglenone, Antrim

I am researching the Kyle family, in particular Matthew Kyle, my maternal 3rd great grandfather. He died 25 March 1874 at Killyc...

03 April 2018 23:14
by Glenda Tomaszczyk

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Richard James SHEPPARD

Chief Quartermaster of a Coastguard Cruiser based in Queenstown, Co. Cork ~ sadly can't find any records of a death around 1...

01 February 2018 15:19
by sheila sheppard

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Grandmother

Hello for relatives of Ellen Kelly born in Kerry in 1881 Ellen Costelloe and John Michael Kelly may have originated from Clare, ...

23 December 2017 23:39
by Mike Shiels

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Re.Thomas Cronin

I am trying to trace my ggrandfather Thomas Cronin originally from Co Limerick.Born about 1845. He moved to St.Giles Middlesex ...

23 December 2017 23:29
by Mike Shiels

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Hartnett - Limerick

I am researching the Hartnetts of Limerick and having difficulty identifying the Townland or Parish from which my ancestors emi...

23 December 2017 23:16
by Mike Shiels

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john glover died 1840

John Glover born abt 1765 was a farmer died abt 1840 from relative. information: born in cardy house, cardy co. down but cant t...

23 December 2017 22:56
by Mike Shiels

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Mary Moran Limerick

Hi I m trying to find my husbands grandmother Mary Moran she was an unmarried mother who gave my father in law up for fostering ...

23 December 2017 22:34
by Mike Shiels

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Lenihan/Linehan

Trying to get information on parents of William Lenihan (born 1881) Newcastlewest who married Eliza? Sweeney. I think parent is ...

23 December 2017 22:06
by Mike Shiels

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Beattie/ gaffney/ webb families

Hi researching the families of above possibly from cavan county,
James anthony beattie b cavan abt 1948 married maure...

23 December 2017 21:47
by Mike Shiels

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Corkery Family

Corkery Family
I have searched for many years to find information about my 3rd great grandfather Jeremiah Corkery(184...

23 December 2017 21:36
by Mike Shiels

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Read Family Connections

Hi I am struggling alot with tracing of my Great- Grandmother, to whom I know little about, she seems to have avoided or well hi...

16 December 2017 01:37
by michelle forde

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Colclough/Coakley

HI looking for any information regarding a Cornelius Colclough(Coakley variant#0 married to a Johanna Lyne and living in Cork/K...

18 June 2019 14:46
by Guest

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Milirary Records

I have recently been looking into my family history, I found 3 of my Granduncles in the Irish Military Census 1922, how do I fin...

14 September 2017 04:06
by Josephine Weller

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Allen geneaology

Anyone have any information on michael and ellen allen wexford. Ellen died wexford 1882. They had a daughter mary and possibly a...

07 September 2017 14:19
by ethna kavanagh

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Rogers-Legan

Searching for information on Great Great Grandfather Willie Rogers - Mary Legan, 1841 census shows them residing in Glasdrumman,...

21 July 2017 04:28
by Louis Rogers

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Hugh McIlroy and Eliza Gibbons

Hello, I'm hoping to find birth/death/parents info for Hugh McIlroy and Elizabeth Gibbons.

They were ...

02 July 2017 16:51
by John Becker

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Denney & Quirk from County Meath

I am looking for information about my 3rd great-grandparents. Michael Nicholas (or Nicholson) Denney (or Denny) was supposedly ...

23 May 2017 20:23
by Karla Wilkinson

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Byers from Fermoyle, Scotstown, Tydanet, Monaghan

Robert James Byers was born on 11 May 1862 in Co. Monaghan. His parents were Susannah Graham and John Byers. The family surname ...

07 May 2017 00:31
by Linda Hurtubise

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Mullen in Co Galway

My great great grandmother, Bridget Mullen, was born in October 1834 and immigrated to America in 1851 at the age of 17, leaving...

03 May 2017 18:23
by Susan Shearer

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Beatty/Doherty

My g-grandparents, John Beatty and Martha Doherty married in Ramelton, Donegal, 1848. Their first child Mary was born in 1949. ...

03 May 2017 13:10
by Carol Page

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Rafferty/Boylan marriage

I have my Great Grandparents coming from Ireland. They moved to England somewhere around 1850's. They were married in a Ca...

16 April 2017 23:56
by annierose

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My Grandfathers Death record id non existant

My Grandfather Henry Loughran, born 12/05/1880 in Fermanagh Co Tyrone Ireland. I Cannot find a marriage cert for him and i canno...

06 July 2017 01:00
by Guest

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Commissioners of endowed schools?


Hi, i've been looking at some ancestors living near lough eske in donegal (townlands of corracramph and garvagh...

05 March 2017 10:22
by James Mc Daid

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RE? family member who lost touch in 1960

Can any one help me in tracing a family member who was last heard of in 1960 living in N.Ireland, and have no doubt died , her D...

18 February 2017 11:09
by LDS Londonderry Library

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Jeremiah Shea

I am looking for Jeremiah Shea's place of birth in Ireland. He was born in 1794 or 1800. He later married Mary Kennedy in Ot...

06 July 2017 00:51
by Guest

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Bartholomew Meeneghan

Hello: was hoping to find out date of birth for Bartholomew Meeneghan and burial site. He was born in County Mayo but raised a...

25 January 2017 17:22
by Helen Tag

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McGrath Family Charleville Cork Limerick.

Hello,
my name is Thomas, I've recently began researching my Irish genealogy and I am hopeful that someone out t...

22 January 2017 21:34
by Thomas Cunningham

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Somers family - New Ross and Wexford

Hoping that someone can help.

I am trying to research the Somers family, they lived in and around the New...

06 July 2017 00:36
by Guest

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Peter Donnelly

Born 1817 c in Tyrone area.Traveled to Canada met Bridget McVeigh married had 3 children in Montreal and moved to Waddington New...

12 January 2017 16:10
by Patrick Donnelly

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Kathleen Comerford (nee Phelan)

Hello, I am searching for records of my great grandmother after 1935 - Her name was Kathleen Comerford (nee Phelan) and was born...

09 January 2017 17:12
by Sarah-Jane Lambert

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Waterfall Widespread Contemporary Bathtub Faucet

Adding Discount Faucets to the area takes some consideration and will depend on several factors. The appearance of one's hou...

06 January 2017 02:40
by Paraslt Paraslt

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