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Molloy, Gallagher, Monaghan, O'Donnell Co Donegal

Provan Collins Govan Glasgow
McGivney, Molloy Craigneuk Wishaw Motherwell

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Re: PROVAN
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 08 July 10 18:39 BST (UK) »
Found the above which mentions a Christina Provan, that is the generation behind my grandfather William, my mum is called Christina as was her aunt who emigrated to America and was a ladies maid for Walt Disnesys mother. I have grown up with tales of all the gifts, clothes and food sent from America during WW2. My mum recalls if a large tin of ham was sent from a America my gran would share it with the neighbours as she would share most of anything that was sent from America, she recalls getting Disney books signed by Walt Disney himself, whatever happened to those books oh they must have been passed on to someone else to enjoy by goodness they would be worth some money now......
Molloy, Gallagher, Monaghan, O'Donnell Co Donegal

Provan Collins Govan Glasgow
McGivney, Molloy Craigneuk Wishaw Motherwell

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Re: PROVAN
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 08 July 10 18:48 BST (UK) »
Could this be Christina my grandfathers sister in America
Molloy, Gallagher, Monaghan, O'Donnell Co Donegal

Provan Collins Govan Glasgow
McGivney, Molloy Craigneuk Wishaw Motherwell


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Re: PROVAN
« Reply #12 on: Thursday 08 July 10 18:51 BST (UK) »
Could this be Christina my grandfathers sister in America


All I see on the link is a small blank square  ???
Away sorting out DNA matches... I may be gone for some time many years!

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Re: PROVAN
« Reply #13 on: Friday 09 July 10 17:04 BST (UK) »
JANE, THANKS FOR REPLY. MY NAME IS MCCORMACK, BUT DOING MY MOTHERS SIDE WHICH IS PROVAN.
THEY DID COME FROM STIRLINGSHIRE, I.E BANTON, FINTRY, KILSYTH, AND FALKIRK.
MY LINE STARTS WITH DAVID AND JANET COWAN. FOLLOWING ONTO SON WILLIAM AND ONTO HIS SON DAVID WHO MARRIED SOPHIA THOMSON IN GLASGOW. THIS WAS 1804. THEY WERE NAIL AND RIVIT MAKERS.
BEST REGARDS,
TOM

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Re: PROVAN
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 17 July 10 18:30 BST (UK) »
HI JANE, MY NAME IS MCCORMACK, I AM RESEARCHING MY MOTHERS NAME. THE PROVANS STARTED IN BANTON, FINTRY, KILSYTH ALL STIRLINGSHIRE. I HAVE GONE BACK TO A DAVID PROVAN/ JANET COWAN, AND WILLIAM/ MARGARET MELVINE, AND ONTO MY TREE DAVID PROVAN/ SOPHIA THOMSON WHO MARRIED IN GLASGOW. THE FAMILY WERE NAIL AND RIVET MAKERS ALTHOUGH A LOT OF THE BRANCHES HAVE VARIOUS TRADES.
I HOPE THIS HELPS,
REGARDS,
TOM :D

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Re: PROVAN
« Reply #15 on: Friday 14 January 11 20:30 GMT (UK) »
My Grandfather was Andrew Cowan Provan born in high banton b.1902/d.1979. Grandmother Janet Stevenson born high banton, . My mother Jeanette Horn Jarvie Provan married name McIntyre, aged 83. My father is McIntyre, his mothers maiden name was Silsby. Any long lost relatives out there?

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Re: PROVAN
« Reply #16 on: Saturday 15 January 11 15:58 GMT (UK) »
me maybe. i started with janet cowan and david provan b 1739 to son william b 1763. all banto or fintry. there is a jarvie in the line who married a janet provan in banton.
this looks like your line, but if you could give me your g/grandparents i may be able to fill the gaps
tom

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Re: PROVAN
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday 29 July 20 02:06 BST (UK) »
Hi Everyone
I am Ross Provan, in New Zealand. I believe I am descended from David Provan and Janet Cowan and would love some more info. My line is via William, then Andrew, then multiple James'!

My father is still living in Bishopbriggs.