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Can anyone out there enlighten me about my grandmother Violet Griffith (nee Lynn). She was born in Belfast in 1909 and lived in Dublin and married a Thomas Griffith in 1934. I cannot find any trace of her passing and would be grateful if anyone knows her circumstances. I would like to visit her grave as visiting Ireland shortly.

18 March 2013 20:30
by susan williams

Violet is on the 1911 Irish census with her parents + siblings + uncle.
She married Thomas Griffith in 1934, and these are the marriage details:
Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958
Name: Violet Lynn
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1934
Registration District: Dublin South
Volume: 2
Page Number: 448
FHL Film Number: 101577
(same for Thomas Griffith, so a match).

She may have married again to a man with the surname of EGAN, JOHNSTON, HALPIN or SMYTH, as there's a marriage for a Violet Lynn in the Rathdown area (border of Dublin & Wicklow), as follows:
Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958
Name: Violet Lynn
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1944
Registration District: Rathdown
Volume: 2
Page Number:318
FHL Film Number: 101579
Perhaps her death is listed under the surname of her 2nd husband (if she had one, that is!)?





18 October 2013 03:13
by Colette O'Rorke

The Lynn family is also on the 1901 census. Michael & Mary Lynn + daughter Ethel aged 1 were living in Dublin, along with Charles Butterley, brother of Mary.
It appears Mary became COI when she married Michael.
This may be Ethel's birth info:
Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958
Name: Ethel Jane Lynn
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1899
Registration District: Dublin North
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 2
Page: 481
FHL Film Number: 101068
On the 1911 census, Mary (born c 1876) & Charles Butterley (born c. 1880) said they were born in Swords, Co. Dublin, so I wonder if this might be a sister?
Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911
Name: Elizabeth Butterly
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 22 Oct 1864
Birth Place: Swords, Dub, Ireland
Baptism Place: Swords, Dub, Ireland
Father's Name: Joseph Butterly
Mother's Name: Ellen Fagan
FHL Film Number: 101096
And this might be "your" Mary Butterly:
Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911
Name: Mary Ellen Butterly
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 25 Jan 1876
Birth Place: Swords, Dublin, Ireland
Father's Name: Joseph Butterly
Mother's Name: Ellen Fagan Butterly
FHL Film Number: 255952
There's also a JOSEPH (21 Aug 1868) and CHARLOTTE (28 July 1878) born to these parents. Charlotte died very soon after her birth, so perhaps CHARLES was called after her?
Regards
Colette







18 October 2013 22:54
by Colette O'Rorke

Hello again
These BUTTERLY's may be "yours" as most of the areas they are buried in are near Swords, Co. Dublin http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=Butterly&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=35&GSst=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n

18 October 2013 23:01
by Colette O'Rorke