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by miriam scahill
Sun Sep 28, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Denis/Donat White (1885-1967) can anyone help?
Replies: 2
Views: 5408

Re: Denis/Donat White (1885-1967) can anyone help?

It is possible that he liked to use an Irish name - Irish for Denis is Donnacha - and the Irish for Daniel is Donal - so maybe DONAL was easier to understand.
by miriam scahill
Sat Sep 06, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Look up of baptism of Michael Russell of Kilrush (1894-1962)
Replies: 11
Views: 22240

Re: Look up of baptism of Michael Russell of Kilrush (1894-1

Hi- to see more info on local history at the time the Russells were in Kilrush - go to www.bureauofmilitaryhistory.ie - and search for Michael McMahon, Kilrush - his witness statement was done in 1957. He would have known the Russell family. Also there is a page on Facebook - Kilrush & District Hist...
by miriam scahill
Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: location of Cloonan, birth place of Daniel McAllen
Replies: 7
Views: 10985

Re: location of Cloonan, birth place of Daniel McAllen

Hi Maurice - a bit of research on http://www.clarelibrary.ie - shows Charles McALLIN aged 54 and his family - as well as his mother, Mary, aged 82 - also Patrick Hanrahan aged 85 and his family together with John Hanrahan and his family are all living in area of SCALPNAGOWN in D E D of CAHER - in Re...
by miriam scahill
Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Look up of baptism of Michael Russell of Kilrush (1894-1962)
Replies: 11
Views: 22240

Re: Look up of baptism of Michael Russell of Kilrush (1894-1

Back again - on reading my post - date wrong - it looks as if second marriage for Michael Russell was April/June 1896. !! Miriam.
by miriam scahill
Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:42 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Look up of baptism of Michael Russell of Kilrush (1894-1962)
Replies: 11
Views: 22240

Re: Look up of baptism of Michael Russell of Kilrush (1894-1

Hello - I live in Dublin now - but growing up in Kilrush - I remember some members of the Russell family - including Mr. & Mrs. Russell - I think he was called Miko. Now - a few years ago - maybe 3 or 4 - there was a discussion/post on the Facebook page of Kilrush Local History Group - lots of info ...
by miriam scahill
Mon Jun 09, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Annie Lingard
Replies: 5
Views: 9595

Re: Annie Lingard

Is your date of 1875 right. .? ? Census of 1911 for. Cooga. In. Ruan shows. J.Thomas Lingard aged 84. - His son Henry - aged. 51. and Henry's two daughters. - Margory and Maud. Miriam.
by miriam scahill
Mon May 12, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Carmody Family of Fodry Co Clare
Replies: 14
Views: 25333

Re: Carmody Family of Fodry Co Clare

Just to add to prev. info - I see on Clare fm obituaries that 'Mikey Fennell, Fodera, Kilbaha, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Ennis, - buried in Kiltrellig Cemetery after 11 o'c. Mass this morning - Monday - May 12 - 2014.'
by miriam scahill
Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:29 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Patrick Spellissy eviction Kilrush July 1888
Replies: 1
Views: 2512

Re: Patrick Spellissy eviction Kilrush July 1888

Hello Ed - a few years ago I remember seeing a photo of the Spellissy family standing by a railway carriage - with their possessions piled high - I think it said 'Ballyerra' - which is just outside Kilrush - - but Census of 1901 shows the family a bit further out at Ballykett - - I have looked at th...
by miriam scahill
Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:22 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Pender in Kildysart
Replies: 2
Views: 3731

Re: Pender in Kildysart

Hi - and Happy New Year. !! Killadysert is the REGISTRATION DISTRICT - - the areas you mention are in the next parish - KILFIDDANE - to see lots of info - go to www.clarelibrary.ie - Genealogy - RESEARCH SUPPORT - and then CIVIL PARISH INDEX - click on the map - Kilfiddane is Parish No. 62 - 'Townla...
by miriam scahill
Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:06 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: McNamara's of the Kilrush Parish
Replies: 2
Views: 3822

Re: McNamara's of the Kilrush Parish

Hello again - I had a look at Griffith Valuations for 1855 - and I see 'Martin Cullinan and Patrick McNamara' at MOANMORE Lr. - which is about 2 miles from Kilrush. You will find lots of info on www.clarelibrary.ie = Genealogy & Family History - then RESEARCH SUPPORT - and select 'CIVIL PARISH' Inde...
by miriam scahill
Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Patrick Real U.S. Civil War Pensioner living in Tarmon Clare
Replies: 27
Views: 52564

Re: Patrick Real U.S. Civil War Pensioner living in Tarmon C

Hi Jimbo - sorry for delay - - I found your info very interesting - I am originally from Kilrush - and knew a family called 'REILLS' - Patrick, his wife and 3 daughters - - so I had a 'search' to see their connection with your Patrick Real - Census of 1901 has Patrick Rail aged 63 living at Tarmon, ...
by miriam scahill
Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: McNamara's of the Kilrush Parish
Replies: 2
Views: 3822

Re: McNamara's of the Kilrush Parish

Hi - sorry for delay - I meant to reply last month - however - better late than never !! Lots of McNamara families in Kilrush area - but I would suggest that you get a copy of birth cert. for one of the children - this should show an address - and then it might be possible to identify the family. Ge...
by miriam scahill
Tue Jun 04, 2013 11:00 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: John Purcell Born 1856
Replies: 54
Views: 73243

Re: John Purcell Born 1856

Hi - have a look at Familysearch.org - and put in 'PURCELL - IRELAND - BIRTHS - FEAKLE and the years 1864 to 1870 - this will show details which might help.
by miriam scahill
Tue May 14, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Family Records (Russell, Kilkee)
Replies: 3
Views: 4781

Re: Family Records (Russell, Kilkee)

Hello Lyn - I found your post from last June - and I see MOC promised to get you info - well MOC (and myself) have been very busy with FAMINE COMMEMORATION KILRUSH 2013 - which has just taken place - our President was in Kilrush for a lovely ceremony on Sunday - lots of info on FACEBOOK. A great eve...
by miriam scahill
Mon Apr 29, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Peter Howard
Replies: 2
Views: 3714

Re: Peter Howard

Hi Cathy - I see there is a Civil Parish of KILMOON in North West Clare - go to http://www.clarelibrary.ie - Genealogy - Research Support - and select 'CIVIL PARISH INDEX - Parish No. 6 is Kilmoon - and the name HOWARD is on various documents - Tithes of 1825 = Griffith Valuations of 1855 and Census...