Author Topic: Comerfords in Muckalee/Castlecomer/Clough area  (Read 6450 times)

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Re: Comerfords in Muckalee/Castlecomer/Clough area
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 03 October 20 05:56 BST (UK) »
Thanks for posting, hllawson :)

Are we certain that the published handwritten tree is absolutely correct? I'm a little wary given that the research was said to be done in the 1970s and the compiler would probably have had less chance to compare and contrast than we do today.

If I go with the hypothesis that Anne was the sister of the John who married Johanna, it all fits together reasonably neatly with the 1840 and 1843 baptisms. However if the above image is correct and that's now proved false, it means I'm back to square one and my options are 1) That my Anne is the 1841 one and I just don't know how she and John are related (I'm assuming they must be related otherwise why were both he and Johanna witnesses for her); 2) She's another Anne completely that I haven't found yet; or 3) The 1840 one is still her, but her brother John wasn't the one who married Johanna Moore, that John being some more distant relation (like in option 1) and her brother just never married (that we can find)? I have nothing that can point to any option however.
Ancestral names: Lewis, Watson, Hetherington, Barclay, Clark, Regan, Hunter, Murray, Robson, Todd, Carney, Comerford, Urwin, Rayson, White, Purves, Biggins, Wilson, Gibson, Graham, Curry, Kennedy, Greenlaw, Waldie, Armstrong, Hodgson, Harle, Wild, Monkhouse, Donald, Allen, Bowie, Cowe, Ogilvie, Barnes, Pattinson, Williamson, Hogg, Denholm, Kirkwood and Hewitt

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Re: Comerfords in Muckalee/Castlecomer/Clough area
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 03 October 20 10:14 BST (UK) »
So regarding itís validity Iím not 100% sure. The author I donít think researched documents himself and cites a letter from someone I think Iíve identified to still be alive. My plan is to see if I can get in touch to clarify some more when the top row of information came. Someone is also sending me their copy of the book to lend so might be able to get some more information. I will keep you posted.

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Re: Comerfords in Muckalee/Castlecomer/Clough area
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 03 October 20 11:19 BST (UK) »
Thanks :) I hope it all pans out okay, my Irish branch has always been a tough nut to crack.
Ancestral names: Lewis, Watson, Hetherington, Barclay, Clark, Regan, Hunter, Murray, Robson, Todd, Carney, Comerford, Urwin, Rayson, White, Purves, Biggins, Wilson, Gibson, Graham, Curry, Kennedy, Greenlaw, Waldie, Armstrong, Hodgson, Harle, Wild, Monkhouse, Donald, Allen, Bowie, Cowe, Ogilvie, Barnes, Pattinson, Williamson, Hogg, Denholm, Kirkwood and Hewitt

Census information is Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk