Author Topic: CONNOLLY and QUIGLEY Co Donegal 1800 TO 1900  (Read 2898 times)

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CONNOLLY and QUIGLEY Co Donegal 1800 TO 1900
« on: Sunday 04 December 11 13:45 GMT (UK) »
Has anyone a combination of these surnames in their tree - possibly a marriage in Co. Donegal, during the period 1800 to 1900? Thanks - Dinny

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Re: CONNOLLY AND QUIGLEY CO DONEGAL 1800 TO 1900
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 04 December 11 15:27 GMT (UK) »
Perhaps there'll be a better response to your post if you give more details- 1800/1900 is a bit vague (and most of it before full registration of marriages) and first names might help.
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Re: CONNOLLY and QUIGLEY Co Donegal 1800 TO 1900
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 04 December 11 19:23 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for your tip Aghadowey.  I have no further information except oral history which I feel I cannot rely upon for accuracy. 
The name, Sarah Quigley, may be a clue but I am sorry I have no parents or siblings for this lady.  She may have gone to New Zealand.  Regards - Dinny 

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Re: CONNOLLY and QUIGLEY Co Donegal 1800 TO 1900
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 07 June 16 07:20 BST (UK) »
Hi Aghadowey - Robert Connolly & Sarah Quigley were married 2 November 1848.   Sarah was from Elaghbeg Burt Fahan Co Donegal and her father was William Quigley, Soldier.  Robert was a subconstable (serving in Co Donegal)  and his father was Malcolm Connelly, farmer.  It is possible that at the time of the marriage,  Malcolm was from Co Antrim (North) but I am told he had interests in the linen trade, more especially on the Derry side of the Bann.   It is possible Malcolm was born in 1810 could not find his birth in Ireland but did find one which fitted with one of his marriages, in Campbeltown, Scotland.   I hope this information which I have acquired since I last posted, is enough to net me some replies.   Thanks and regards Dinny.   

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Re: CONNOLLY and QUIGLEY Co Donegal 1800 TO 1900
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 07 June 16 09:21 BST (UK) »
Do you know what religion the Connollys were?

Pure supposition on my part (and instinct) that this might be your Connollys (Rasharkin, whilst in Co. Antrim is close to Kilrea on the west (Derry) side of the Bann).

Charles Connolly (c1826), son of Malcolm, m.(20 Dec.1849 Rasharkin) Bessie/Elizabeth Steel(e)
   marriage: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGFL-FRQ
   1851 www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1851/Antrim/Kilconway/Rasharkin/Carnfinton/11
   easier to read original www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/c19/007246523/007246523_00341.pdf
possible death for Charles (1866) https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FRPD-DM6
Likely other children born 1851-1863
1) Machum [Malcolm] born c1850
2) Charles (1864) https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F5YQ-GLV
3) Thomas (1870) https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F5K9-398

Looks like Charles' mother died 1850 and was born c1788-
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/reels/c19/007246523/007246523_00342.pdf

Which might tie into death for a Malcome Connelly 1866 Ballymoney district (born c1785)-
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FRP8-KZP

See that you also started another topic which says "Malcolm Connolly, Derrykeighan, Rasharkin was listed as the father of the groom Robert Connolly who married Sarah Quigley in 1848 Co Donegal."
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=739098.0
Is this the church record or the civil marriage certificate? if the latter then the father's address is not listed.
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Re: CONNOLLY and QUIGLEY Co Donegal 1800 TO 1900
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 07 June 16 09:36 BST (UK) »
Esther Connolly, daughter of Malcolm, m.(1852 Rasharkin) James Murphy-
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGF8-VTV
Looks like they went to Canada-
http://www.torrens.org.uk/ListArchives/4qd-bannvalley/2003-July.txt

John Connolly, son of Malcolm & Jane (making him brother of Charles), m.(1855) Nancy Scott
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FGCV-VWB
Pension application- http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/IRL-BELFAST-CITY/2006-11/1163195842
John CONNOLLY, parents Malcolm CONNOLLY & Jane. Townland Granagh, Parish Rasharkin

Possibly a bit confused?
http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/connolly/1417/
but this post makes more sense-
http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/connolly/344/
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Re: CONNOLLY and QUIGLEY Co Donegal 1800 TO 1900
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 07 June 16 09:50 BST (UK) »
John Connolly in 1901 & 1911-
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Antrim/Killoquin_Lower/Churchtanlaght/946283
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Antrim/Killoquin/Church_Tamlaght/129978

Probate of the Will of John Connolly late of Church Tamlaght County Antrim Farmer who died 2 January 1914 granted at Belfast to Robert Scott Connolly and James Quinn Farmers Effects 132 15s. 6d.

There is, however, a Malcolm Connolly in Derrykeighan in 1798-
http://www.familyulster.com/Antrim_Parish_and_Townlands_Northern_Ireland.aspx
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Re: CONNOLLY and QUIGLEY Co Donegal 1800 TO 1900
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 07 June 16 09:55 BST (UK) »
According to an online tree- esther Connolly was born 3 March 1828 Co. Antrim (which sounds possible) but her parents were Malcolm Connolly (born 1865!) & Mary Wilson (born 1867!) which is impossible!!! tree also has son Robert born 1853 Ireland but then same son born 1850!!! and in the middle of living in Ontario they are shown as being in Perthshire, Scotland in 1891 census. Obiviously the tree owner (or whoever they copied from) has been merrily adding records without checking or even thinking  ::)
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Re: CONNOLLY and QUIGLEY Co Donegal 1800 TO 1900
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 09 June 16 14:09 BST (UK) »
Dinny Check you Private Messages please.
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