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Re: Elizabeth O'Brien (Cissie)
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 25 April 17 15:54 BST (UK) »
Well done - brilliant finds  :)
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Re: Elizabeth O'Brien (Cissie)
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday 26 April 17 09:58 BST (UK) »
Hello again,

You are only asking re Cissie so perhaps you are still in contact with family in Westport? Although, if you were you would know about her, wouldn't you. ;)
They were remembered in masses in 2015 - http://www.mayo.ie/news/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/WESTPORT-PARISH-NEWSLETTER-11-19-april.pdf

and here are photos of the grave of Dan O'Brien, Westport - possibly/likely to be him.

http://www.rootschat.com/links/01jzw/

there are two, the one linked and the following.
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Re: Elizabeth O'Brien (Cissie)
« Reply #20 on: Wednesday 26 April 17 10:03 BST (UK) »
very good Heywood
Obviously someone in Westport quite recently was thinking of them

I had thought looking at the photo of the grave that Cissie may have been the nun but the mass remembrance would have referred to her as Sr. I am sure if this was the case
Kearney & Bourke/ Johns & Fox/ Mannion & Finan/ Donohoe & Curley
Byrne [Carthy], Keeffe/ Germaine, Butler/ McDermott, Giblin/ Lally, Dolan
Toole, Doran; Dowling, Grogan/ Reilly, Burke; Warren, Kidd [Lawless]/ Smith, Scally; Mangan, Rodgers/ Fahy, Calday; Staunton, Miller
Further generations:
Brophy Coleman Eathorn(e) Fahy Fitzpatrick Geraghty Haverty Keane Keogh Nowlan Rowe Walder

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Re: Elizabeth O'Brien (Cissie)
« Reply #21 on: Wednesday 26 April 17 10:05 BST (UK) »
That's what I thought. They have mentioned the widow so surely a nun relative would have been named.
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Re: Elizabeth O'Brien (Cissie)
« Reply #22 on: Wednesday 26 April 17 10:09 BST (UK) »
Also, myluck, in the memorial mass, she would have been referred to as a religious, wouldn't she.
You said that already  ::)
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Re: Elizabeth O'Brien (Cissie)
« Reply #23 on: Wednesday 26 April 17 10:11 BST (UK) »
Possibly she would have been named but she could have been visiting and therefore not known
But she also may have been Dan's daughter


editted to add
Just noticed that one of the servers named on that Mass leaflet was named Ava Lambert

Also the bulletin for 24.04.2011 also remembers them LINK
I would take from this that there is some one who has a mass said every year and the parish maybe able to help put them in touch

Just to note this person may not necessarily be based in Westport I know people who moved away from their home towns but had annual prayers/masses said in the original location where people knew them rather than some where else.
Kearney & Bourke/ Johns & Fox/ Mannion & Finan/ Donohoe & Curley
Byrne [Carthy], Keeffe/ Germaine, Butler/ McDermott, Giblin/ Lally, Dolan
Toole, Doran; Dowling, Grogan/ Reilly, Burke; Warren, Kidd [Lawless]/ Smith, Scally; Mangan, Rodgers/ Fahy, Calday; Staunton, Miller
Further generations:
Brophy Coleman Eathorn(e) Fahy Fitzpatrick Geraghty Haverty Keane Keogh Nowlan Rowe Walder

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Re: Elizabeth O'Brien (Cissie)
« Reply #24 on: Wednesday 26 April 17 10:18 BST (UK) »
some great photos on that site but I only got to 70/1293 and now I have to go out!
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Re: Elizabeth O'Brien (Cissie)
« Reply #25 on: Wednesday 26 April 17 10:19 BST (UK) »
Hi Heywood, Myluck,

I really appreciate all the kindness in what you have found for me, last night I spoke with the only relative that's left on the O'Brien side of the family.  she could confirm that Cissie never married and lived with her uncle John Walsh, but she was too young to remember what happened to her. the information you have given confirms this, I have visited the grave of my uncle Dan, now we are hoping that she in interred in this cemetery also and will check the next time we visit.  Sadly we didn't know any of the Walsh side of the family.

Thanks again for all your help.

Geri

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Re: Elizabeth O'Brien (Cissie)
« Reply #26 on: Wednesday 26 April 17 12:49 BST (UK) »
Thanks again,  I have looked at the photos and Mass bulletins. I'm so happy.  ;D ;D