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Rody (or Roger) Carroll, born ca 1829, Dorrha, Co Tipperary (believed to be in Birr civil parish). Served in the Army 1858-68.

Married Julia Leahy in Kinsale, Cork, April 1858.

Children: Thomas Carroll born June 1862, Gibraltar; Daniel Patrick Carroll born December 1865, Malta.  Two other children born in either Gibraltar or Malta.  Christopher Carroll born April 1872; John Carroll born October 1874 (both in Parsonstown workhouse).  William Carroll place and date of birth unknown.

Rody Carroll's parents: Patrick and Mary Carroll.  Patrick is shown in Tithe Applotment Books as tenant in Dorrha; Mary retains the tenancy (after his death) in Griffiths' Valuations.

Rody and Julia Carroll were living at 5 Conner Street, Birr in 1895.  Dates of deaths unknown; Julia was living in a farm cottage ca 1915 but has not been traced in 1901 or 1911 censuses. 

Daniel Patrick Carroll moved to England; I am his great-grand-daughter.



Friday 17th September 2021, 06:15PM

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  • Hi,

    I don't know where my Carroll family originated in Ireland but my great grandfather, John Carroll, arrived in Massachusetts, USA around 1870 and worked in a foundry in Lowell, MA.

    My brother and my daughter have DNA loaded on  (kit # A834397 JOE CARROLL, A198766 CMC Christie Cunningham)  

    If you load your Carroll DNA to this website and we have a match, please let me know!


    Joanne Carroll


    Wednesday 13th October 2021, 09:46PM