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by Kevin J. O'Brien
Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Graveyards in Kilmurry Ibrickan parish
Replies: 4
Views: 8947

Re: Graveyards in Kilmurry Ibrickan parish

Paddy, I have been working on the Kilmurry-Ibrickane Graveyards on Find a Grave . I have added the townland address and the map that shows the exact location for most of the graveyards. Kilmurry-Ibrickane Graveyard on Find a Grave is listed as Shandrum Townland, Mullagh, County Clare, Ireland. There...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Thu Feb 20, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Chicago police, Clare-born or sons
Replies: 3
Views: 5445

Re: Chicago Police, Patrick Howe of Quilty, Miltown Malbay

Patrick Howe Birth 25 Feb 1863 in Quilty, Miltown Malbay, County Clare, Ireland son of Thomas Howe and Margaret Cahill
Death 31 May 1928 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA.
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Databases for DNA Comparison
Replies: 4
Views: 5938

Re: Databases for DNA Comparison - The Irsih Tyoe III Websit

Kurt, Take a look at Dennis Wright's website, The Irish Type III Website ( http://www.irishtype3dna.org/index.php ). Dennis is technical, you may have to read it over a few times. Dennis is interested in the Clare surnames particularly those with connections to the Dál gCais O'Brien Clan . Good Luck...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: O'Brien's near Lisdoonvanra, County Clare in Killeany Parish
Replies: 0
Views: 3437

O'Brien's near Lisdoonvanra, County Clare in Killeany Parish

Looking for information on the famly of Francis O’Brien and Mary Hogan . They arrived in Australia with 4 children on 3 Feb 1852 , Vessel Name: Joseph Somes. They had assisted passage and they were from Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare. Francis O'Brien's parents were: Michael O’Brien & Catherine McMahon Mary ...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Thu Jun 13, 2013 1:50 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: James O'Brien, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Civil Bill Officer
Replies: 2
Views: 5137

James O'Brien, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Civil Bill Officer

Can anyone tell me what a " Civil Bill Officer " is ? James O'Brien 1826-1887 of Miltown Malbay was listed as a " Civil Bill Officer " on his death record. This occupation title was also listed on his wife's Kate Moloney O'Brien's death record in 1879 " Wife of Civil Bill Officer "; son, James O'Bri...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Tue Jun 04, 2013 1:59 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Honoria McMahon O'Brien 1816-1890 of Miltown Malbay,
Replies: 0
Views: 2712

Honoria McMahon O'Brien 1816-1890 of Miltown Malbay,

Can anyone help me identify which O'Brien family Honora McMahon O'Brien 1813-1890 is from in Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare . Honora O'Brien is buried very close to my O'Brien family from Killernan townland in Killernan Graveyard , Co. Clare. This inscription reads: TO THE MEMORY OF HONORA O BRIEN WHO DI...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:37 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Please help us locate Clare descendants we could meet there
Replies: 19
Views: 38298

Re: Please help us locate Clare descendants we could meet th

Liz,

I have a relation to the Ryans of Dromoher, Kilnaboy, Corofin, County Clare and can connect you to the Ryan's in Clare, Ireland and New York if you are interested.

Slán,
Kevin J. O'Brien
killernanfarm@gmail.com
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Old Bones
Replies: 1
Views: 2757

Re: Another Old Bones

I was expecting to get a few comments on these old bones. One of my ancestors houses was abandoned in the 1940’s and the other during the late 1960’s. I thought that this was two big of a coincidence to have the same bone in two locations in neighboring parishes. The only comments I received was the...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Old Bones
Replies: 1
Views: 2757

Old Bones

Can anyone help me identify two bones that were found in my ancestor’s home in West Clare? My Conole family ancestor’s farm in Miltown Malbay Parish was abandoned when my great uncle died in 1945 and left in ruins. A few summers ago I was visiting the farm and I found a couple of old bones on a shel...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Howard Family
Replies: 1
Views: 2785

Re: Howard Family

Kim, There are a large number of Howard families that lived in the Miltown Malbay Parish (Kilfarboy) in the West of County Clare. The parish registers start in 1832. I did a quick look to see if I could find any Joseph, Edward or Michael Howards in the early baptism records. There are a number of Mi...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Tue Nov 27, 2012 5:26 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Tithe Applotment Books Webpage at National Archives
Replies: 20
Views: 32093

Re: Tithe Applotment Books Webpage at National Archives

In regards to the half Tithes of Kilmurry-Ibrickane Parish. The June 4th 1826 Tithe has a cover page that states the following “scale” - 6106 acres paying whole Tithes and 4991 acres paying half Tithes. There is not any explanation given. The 29 March 1834 Tithe Recapitulation document has a cover p...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:09 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Tithe Applotment Books Webpage at National Archives
Replies: 20
Views: 32093

Re: Half Tithes

Paddy, On page 19 of the Tithe Applotment Book for Kilmurry-Ibrickane Parish written across both pages of the book it says: "The Following Townlands Nine in number are subject only to half Tithes payable to the Right Honourable the Earl of Egremont or to William Casey, Esquire as his Lessee." I alwa...
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:10 am
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Tithe Applotment Books Webpage at National Archives
Replies: 20
Views: 32093

Re: Tithe Applotment Books Webpage at National Archives

Lucille,

Do you need any help with Annagh Townland?

I have the Valuation Revision books for Annagh and church records for the families in the Annagh if I can help you.

Slan,
Kevin
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Tithe Applotment Books Webpage at National Archives
Replies: 20
Views: 32093

Re: Tithe Applotment Books Webpage at National Archives

Lucille,

My apologies, Annagh Townland is not listed in the 1834 Tithe Applotment for Kilmurry-Ibrickane Parish.

I edited my earlier posting and removed Annagh Townland.

Slan,
Kevin J. O’Brien
by Kevin J. O'Brien
Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Clare Past
Topic: Tithe Applotment Books Webpage at National Archives
Replies: 20
Views: 32093

Re: Tithe Applotment Books Webpage at National Archives

Sharon, Thirty years ago I was in Dublin just starting my research and I had copies made of the Tithe Applotments Books for the townland of Killernan in the Kilmurry-Ibrickane Parish. I ended up with both sets of photo copies. All these years I had not realized that the second copy was from the 23 A...