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I am interested in the ancestors and descendents of Patrick Harkin and Rose Quigg and their about 13 children especially Hugh J. Harkins born about 1854 and his brother Daniel Harkins who both ended up in Brooklyn New York married to sisters; the aforesaid Hugh also with a large family of 11 and married to Ellen Howard.  They were from Upper Moville and Glencrow (where my grandmother, theri daughter, visited as a young child in the 1890's. There were many comings and goings of the family but no specific details are to be had.


Friday 8th February 2013, 06:26PM

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    Thank you for your message.


    Would you mind clarifying what the connection to Caheragh, Co. Cork and Magheralin, Co. Down is?


    I did a search for Moville and Glencrow at and both are in Co. Donegal..


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    Emma Carty

    Tuesday 16th April 2013, 10:54AM
  • Dearest Muirin,

    My name is Judy Smith and I am also looking for my relatives from Moville named Harkins. My mom's maiden name is Harkins and she and her dad were born in Brooklyn! I was born there, too, actually. My grandfather was Walter Elliot Bernard Harkins and his father, my great grandfather was named Patrick and he was from Moville. He married in Ireland and had some children in Ireland before moving to England and then Brooklyn. I am visiting Ireland in early May 2016 and it would be great to meet. I can't imagine there are too many Harkins from this small town who are not related! There is also some mention of Sligo but I'm trying to figure how that figures in... Maybe where my great grandmother was born? 

    My mom's mother was Veronica Cotter born In Brooklyn In 1904. Her mom was born in blackrock, CORK near The river Lee so I Will also be visiting blackrock, Too. Batholomew Cotter married Mary Angela ______??_____. Duggan maybe

    please vontact me At I hope All is well and we can At least e-mail.Thanks!







    Judy Angela Smith

    Saturday 19th March 2016, 07:15AM