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Offline tresario

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Look up please. Bernard McGuinness family
« on: Wednesday 06 September 17 02:51 BST (UK) »
Hello
Please can you help with a look up.
Bernard McGuinness
Birth   13 Nov 1833 Ireland..possibly Derry or Armagh.

He went to live in providence USA, I have that information. I am trying to find his Irish information. Brothers sisters His dad is possibly called Felix.
Thanks for the help.
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Re: Look up please. Bernard McGuinness family
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 06 September 17 09:10 BST (UK) »
Do you have his death cert May give parents names .
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Re: Look up please. Bernard McGuinness family
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 06 September 17 10:08 BST (UK) »
No I don't. I don't have any certificates sorry.  :'(
His dad is called Felix McGuinness from Armagh.
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Re: Look up please. Bernard McGuinness family
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 06 September 17 12:23 BST (UK) »
No I don't. I don't have any certificates sorry.  :'(
His dad is called Felix McGuinness from Armagh.

Why do you think 'from Armagh'?
1856 Naturalization record says Leitrim-
  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VX5B-7QX

1870 census- https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFFH-HLD
1880 census- https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4SD-VP1
1885 census- https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M5XX-LYW

1900 census says born Nov.1834- https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M97P-FPW

Death certificate extract gives parents as Felix & Bridget (the actual certificate may list Bridget's maiden name if the informant knew that detail)-
   https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8Z2-L2G

Cemetery may, or may not, contain family details, exact place of birth, etc.-
   https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVF-9RWP
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Re: Look up please. Bernard McGuinness family
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 06 September 17 12:50 BST (UK) »
Thanks aghadowey, I wasnt too sure with there being two naturalisation certs, one says ireland one says leitrim. On reexamination, I can see that the other birth is 1866.
I have a dna match, who is the ggg grandson, his records and something else I have read said Bernard was born in Derry and Felix, Bernards father was born in Armagh.

I will try and relocate them and check again. I have all the providence records and the death record saying Felix and Bridget are the parents of Felix. Also the other trees on Ancestry are saying Londonderry/Armagh and Bridget Hanly as the mother, with a marriage cert but on reexamination thats 1878.

I am hoping to find siblings of parents of Bernard if any, and of Felix. I think I am on the right track as I already have Felix Bernard McCrossan 1916 1972 as part of another dna match.

Thanks for the help
Berniex

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Re: Look up please. Bernard McGuinness family
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 25 October 17 01:33 BST (UK) »
So I don't know if this will help you. I am a direct descendant of Bernard McGuinness. I have not found other siblings. He did have three children and two (I think) step-children. He died in 1902. Parents Felix and Bridget, but I've not been able to find out anything about them. His son, Edwin Daniel, was the first Catholic mayor of Providence; he had one daughter who--if I remember correctly--did not marry. He son, John Bernard, was my great-grandfather. John had five sons. Daniel was my grandfather. Bernard is buried in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket, RI.

Would love to hear more about your connection with him.

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Re: Look up please. Bernard McGuinness family
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 31 October 17 19:03 GMT (UK) »
Hello
Yes this is the fella :) He has come up as dna match on ancestry. I,ll pm you and see if we can put the pieces of this jigsaw together. Thanks for replying.
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