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PatriciaSunday 31st January 2021, 05:06PM
Have you searched for this family's records at RootsIreland? Looked for them in Griffith's Valuation?
Just a heads-up...sometimes family stories are just that, stories. The truth gets garbled over time, just like in the game of "telephone." If your ancestor was a soldier, that may account for his moving around. Also, if he was a soldier, you might want to look at British army records.
I hope this helps.
PatriciaSunday 31st January 2021, 05:09PM
Thank you, Patricia, Yes I've done all that. And I am aware that sometimes stories are just that, but given that Bandon was a garrison town, that Ireland was a highly militarised country and that many transplantations to Connacht occured during the Cromwellian plantations, I have a tendancy to believe that is true. Are there any military records of Bandon available?, or transplantation records?
RebWednesday 3rd February 2021, 10:43AM
I just saw this. I believe my 3rd great grandmother was Cataharine Mahony. She would have been born 1770 to 1800. She was married to Daniel Leary. Their son Jeremiah was born around 1819 in Desertserges I think. He came to USA in the late 1830s or early 1840s i think. I have not been able to connect Catharine to her parents but I think she was from near Bandon, Innishannon, or around that area. I think they moved around a bit. I have a tree I can share with you. My email is email@example.com.
Rich Sippos (biologically O'Leary)
Rich SWednesday 14th April 2021, 05:52PM
Hi Rich, I think I have seen her records during my search but couldn't find a way to connect to her. I will send you an email. Thank you for getting back to me.
RebFriday 16th April 2021, 08:45AM