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Offline Hermit

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Re: Jones family, Dunany Point
« Reply #18 on: Friday 13 September 13 13:24 BST (UK) »
Hello Mike - how wonderful to hear from you - even though it's at a sad time.  Your mother will certainly be in our prayers this weekend.  And as to the Jones genealogy - there's lots to tell, though you probably are already aware of it.  I'll start that later today , but in the meantime do please give our best to Frank.  When we visited Ireland in 2007 we were fortunate to meet Frank on our first day, and he was the most gracious and knowledgeable person we could have hoped for.  I'm especially interested in your mother's recollections, as well as the work done by Sister Sheila.  Best regards = Hermit
Jones family (Dunany Point, Co. Louth, Ireland), Rae and Livingston(e) families (Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland), and Horan (somewhere in Ireland!)

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« Reply #19 on: Saturday 28 June 14 15:59 BST (UK) »
Hi Mike, I have just returned from a wonderful 2 days in Annagassan, I spent our first afternoon with Frank Jones. I found out he was my 2nd cousin, what a wonderful gentleman I loved him, and wanted to spend more time with him. I also met Olivia King Nee Sharkey.
I am so sorry to hear about your mum.
My name is Rita Collins Nee Pyne. My Mum was Margaret Stephens born 1926 to Margaret Stephens Nee Mathews and William Stephens, Brothers were Jimmy, Tom, Owen, Dick, Michael, and May.
Frank was a mind of information, such a lovely man. My often told lovely stories of Eddie, Susie, Celia, Charles, Monica and Theresa her cousins. She came to England with Monica and Theresa who were her cousins and
best friends. Her family home is now Franks Garage. Loved it I can't wait to go back.

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« Reply #20 on: Sunday 29 June 14 10:37 BST (UK) »
Hi Mike, Hermit, I have just returned from a wonderful 2 days in Annagassan, I spent our first afternoon with Frank Jones. I found out he was my 2nd cousin, what a wonderful gentleman I loved him, and wanted to spend more time with him. I also met Olivia King Nee Sharkey, Franks Niece.
I am so sorry to hear about your mum.
My name is Rita Collins Nee Pyne. My Mum was Margaret Stephens born 1926 to Margaret Stephens Nee Mathews and William Stephens, her brothers were Jimmy, Tom, Owen, Dick, Michael, and May.
Frank was a mind of information, such a lovely man. My Mum often told lovely stories of Eddie, Susie, Celia, Charles, Monica and Theresa her cousins. She came to England with Monica and Theresa who were her cousins and also her best friends. Her family home is now Franks Garage. Frank spent the whole afternoon driving us around Annagassan, we saw the school they all went to, he took us to the stephens grave, he also took us to Blackrock where they all went dancing together, no transport they all went on their bikes. Frank Jones is the most amazing person I have ever met.
Loved it I can't wait to go back.

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« Reply #21 on: Friday 06 November 15 21:23 GMT (UK) »
I think Bernie Jones is my cousin.  My mother was Francis Caffrey, granny Fanny Caffrey who lived in  Dunany.   I too have a copy of the family tree your father worked on and made such interesting reading.  We visited the Jones monument in St.Patricks Cathedral in Dublin a few years ago

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« Reply #22 on: Saturday 07 November 15 09:12 GMT (UK) »
Hi Bernie, I am Thomas Caffrey's grandaughter, Carla. I think we may have met when I was younger.Thomas was one of many ! Was Stephen your father? I too would love to learn more about the Caffrey family.

Carla, I met you when you were a child. your grandfather Tommy was my uncle - did he play the accordion or that may have been Uncle Stephen who researched the family tree.