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Clare / Carroll & Keogh
« on: Wednesday 28 October 20 08:07 GMT (UK)  »
Ecclesiastical Parish of Cratloe, Ireland 14 Nov 1846 the marriage of Mary Carroll and Denis Keogh.  They resided in Sixmilebridge.Trying to find any info on Mary and her family, in a directory of Co Clare dated 1891-1892 I can see a Carroll, D a bookmaker, also a Dennis Keogh trade down as Mill...Not sure abt this Dennis as our Dennis died in 1887...


Family History Beginners Board / Youkee
« on: Thursday 06 August 20 10:26 BST (UK)  »
Looking for information on the family of Harold Youkee , died 16 June 1955 Geelong.
His father may of been a James and mother was Henrietta Edmonds..
Harold m Marjory Howard in 1941... the surname maybe of Asian decent..



Australia / Jensen Andrew
« on: Thursday 14 May 20 04:10 BST (UK)  »
Looking for any info on Andrew Jensen, who was married to Mary Leadham unknown date of marriage, one child born to them known was May Frances Jensen born abt 1894.
I have discovered Andrew died in 1914 and is buried in the old Melbourne cemetery along with his wife. Any info would be helpful.

Clare / Sexton records of Feakle Co. Clare
« on: Thursday 25 July 19 03:23 BST (UK)  »
  Can anyone advise me who holds these records? They don't seem to be held at the Church in Feakle.
One of our Grandfathers is buried there, we know this from Obit that states mass in Feakle and to Feakle Graveyard for burial... this was in 1936....


Australia / Michael O'Grady
« on: Sunday 14 July 19 15:17 BST (UK)  »
Looking for information on Michael O'Grady who according to Tower Hill Cemetery died in 1916 b?Ireland somewhere? his Mother was Ann Curtis and Father John O'Grady, he married Mary Birrane, where is unknown but they had two son's found 1. James Joseph b? d.1950 (Vic) 2. Thomas b.1878 (Vic) d? there maybe more siblings but I'm still struggling with BDM :o >:(


Australia / Campbells of Derrinallium & Camperdown Victoria
« on: Thursday 27 June 19 15:34 BST (UK)  »
Looking for information on the Campbells connected to the Evans family Derrinallium.
Arrival of Campbells in Victoria;
CAMPBELL Bessy  27 years  Arrived 27 Sep 1874 on the DURHAM Port B Fiche 329 Page 007   
CAMPBELL Margaret 2 years   
CAMPBELL Susan 58 years   this is Margaret and William's mother Susan JOHNSTONE
CAMPBELL Susana 1 years   
CAMPBELL Thomas 3 years    
CAMPBELL William  28 years  
Already in Derrinallium was William Campbells sister Margaret who had married John Evans.
I am form the Evan's line. Trying to discover further information on these two families.


United States of America / William Nugent
« on: Thursday 27 June 19 13:53 BST (UK)  »
Trying to trace info on William Nugent b.1888 Gurtaderra, Co. Clare, Ireland who is thought to of migrated to US before WW1 and was most likely in the US Army transport WW1 as family have identified a photo of him in US uniform, stating Rev. William Nugent?? His parents were Martin Nugent and Bridget nee Maloney.


Europe / Finding William Smith from Sweden
« on: Saturday 11 May 19 13:56 BST (UK)  »
Trying to find out abt William Smith, He states on his marriage cert here in Australia that he was born in Sweden when he married Maria Staine, William was 35 Maria was 19. He could read and write where as his bride could not... their marriage took place in 1862 Hotham, Victoria. His occupation on his marriage cert was a Fellmounger, his father was Alfred Smith his mother was Margaret Nelson.
We know that he travelled back and forth to the mines in Victoria. He and Maria had 6 children only three survived. If this info rings any bells please contact me. William's birth is estimated as 1828...
William seems to of disappeared it is thought that he went back to Sweden but that is only a family tale.


Australia / John, George Howard
« on: Saturday 02 March 19 02:43 GMT (UK)  »
Looking for further info on John, George Howard according to his headstone he was born 24 Sept 1861 and died in 1939. He died in Brighton Victoria and no parents were named on the death cert, so I obtain his marriage which gives me the following info: John George Howard was aged 24  his new wife Elizabeth Annie Davies was 19 yrs old, he was a labourer and she a servant they were married at St John's Kerang, her father is named as George Davies (Bricklayer) mother Mary Ann Rowe, where his father was named as John George Howard (Lawyer) mother Maria Rankin.
The witness were Simon Long and Hettie Gorman the wedding took place on 16 April 1884.
I'm trying to find out where they came from and about their family background.
Any further help or suggestions would be great.

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