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Offline David McNabb

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Help with McNabb history
« on: Saturday 04 January 20 20:09 GMT (UK) »
I attached a photo of my family tree. I am trying to research back to my roots on the McNabb side but have hit a road block

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Re: Help with McNabb history
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 04 January 20 20:12 GMT (UK) »



What country?

Where in that country?



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Offline David McNabb

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Re: Help with McNabb history
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 04 January 20 20:44 GMT (UK) »
George McNabb 1775-1866 was in Sligo Ireland but moved to Grey Ontario Canada. He would be my 4th great grandfather. I would like to know who his father was.

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Re: Help with McNabb history
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 08 January 20 08:38 GMT (UK) »
Welcome to rootschat, David.

You have received very little help/attention on this board, so perhaps you could ask a moderator to move it to the Irish boards as you want help with Irish records to find him?

That enormous photo of the tree could also put people off answering you, but too late to modify it now, I think.


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Re: Help with McNabb history
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 08 January 20 10:43 GMT (UK) »
More likely the lack of response is because George was born 1775.
You can scroll through this COI list to get an idea of surviving records https://www.ireland.anglican.org/cmsfiles/pdf/AboutUs/library/registers/ParishRegisters/PARISHREGISTERS.pdf

RC Sligo records you need to open each parish via the map https://registers.nli.ie/

On a very quick look I only saw one COI parish with records early enough and no RC parishes.

As a rule of thumb even when records survive you need more than just a county, ideally town, townland or at least parish, a parents name and religion.