Return to County Galway Surname List Index Page --> http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlgalway/galway.htm County Galway Surname List (Oaa-Ozz) To submit entries go to http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlgalway/galway.htm Page last updated Tuesday, 22 October 2013 Welcome to the County Galway Surname List. These Surnames are currently being researched in the Galway area on the West Coast of the Republic of Ireland. These surnames are listed with their researchers' e-mail or postal addresses to assist in making connections with researchers with similar interests. Select a letter below to go directly to entries starting with that letter. Remember with most browsers you can search using Edit and Find. To send e-mail to the submitter, select the given e-mail address. Where no e-mail address is given please write to the postal address. O OAKLEIGH - (Alfred Victor OAKLEIGH b.GAL, IRL. circa 1869/m.Catherine Rose CHALKER 1899 NSW,AUS/father William Oakleigh/mother Mary Wren/father's profession Undertaker GAL,IRL.Any data on OAKLEIGH appreciated.), Gary William Oakleigh, [email protected], PO Box 5794 Gold Coast M.C. Australia 9726 O'BRIEN - (Catherine O'BRIEN, born about 1819 in Co. Galway, died January 1889 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. I have a note that she was from Caltra Parish. She was married to John GRADY, and their children were Bernard (b. abt. 1845-1847), Mary (b. 1848) and Bridget (b. Feb -1851), and maybe a daughter named Catherine who may have died young. Supposedly Catherine came toAmerica alone at first, working as a servant or nanny for some family. In 1853, John and the children sailed out of Liverpool, England aboard the S/S Gulnkre and arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana.), Mark Hill, [email protected], Dallas, Texas, USA O'BRIEN - (John Francis O'BRIEN, born 31 May 1886 in Claddagh, Galway Ireland. As we understand from stories passed down that he ran away from home at the age of 13 or 14. He joined the Royal Navy in England around the turn of the century and worked on the Royal Yacht' Victoria & Albert' until literally walking off the vessel some years later in Norway. Was present during the putting down of the Boxer Rebellion in China, however we do not know if he physically took part in the now famous incident. We understand he had a sister Nora who went to live in America (unconfirmed). John Francis O'BRIEN married here in Australia 27th April 1916 we believe he entered Australia during 1914. His parents names show on his marriage certificate as Father: Martin O'BRIEN and Mother: Kate (nee) CONNELLY.), Faye & Wayne O'Brien, [email protected] O'BRIEN - (Looking for information on John CARRIGG and his wife Bridget HINES who were raising a family in Gort, Galway sometime from the 1790s to the early 1800s. Bridget had another marriage to a Mr O'BRIEN (first name unknown). There were three known CARRIGG children born to John and Bridget (1) William Hines CARRIGG, born 1800, (2) Eleanor/Ellen CARRIGG who married James LYNCH and Annie CARRIGG. These three children all immigrated to Australia and settled in Gundagai, NSW. Bridget had three known O'Brien children (1) Edward Hines O'BRIEN who also settled in Gundagai, NSW (2) Mary Ann O'BRIEN who was a nun in a convent at Gort, Galway in 1855 and (3) another brother, name unknown, who stayed in Ireland and raised a large family. This family may have had connections to County Clare.), Marcia McIntyre, [email protected] O'BRIEN - (The O'BRIEN family who lived either in Athenry or Turloughmore area. Large family with unknown parents names but many children. Mary O'BRIEN married to Peter DEVANEY moved to America. Kate O'BRIEN b: Abt 1869 d: March 23, 1918 in Turlaughmore married to Thomas MITCHELL b: 1870 d: 1950 in Turlaughmore. Margaret O'BRIEN b: Abt 1880 married to a KELLY and lived in New Jersey. Ellen O'BRIEN was married to a GILL and lived in Boston Area. John O'BRIEN, Patrick O'BRIEN, a daughter married to a Jordan, a daughter married to a COAN with child Margaret COAN who married a Murray MaCLEOD and lived in Massachusetts. Supposedly there were 16 children total.), Brian McDevitt, [email protected], www.geocities.com/Pentagon/Bunker/7990/MartinMitchell.htm, Massachusetts, Mississippi USA O'BRIEN, Co. Galway (maybe Town of Ballinasloe.), About 1865 +/- 15 years,. Daniel O'BRIEN who married Mary CUNNINGHAM. They had 3 daughters that I know of: (1) Mary O'BRIEN who married James RYAN (married about 1900); raised their 9 children in Clonfert; (2) Bridget O'BRIEN (1888-1957) who immigrated to America in 1913 with her sister Katherine; married Martin WATERS in 1920; (3) Katherine O'BRIEN who immigrated with her sister Bridget to America in 1913; never married.), [email protected] O'BRIEN - (Seek a Mary Ann or Ann E. O'BRIEN who married a Daniel MADDEN about 1820 in Ireland. Several of their children emigrated to Philadelphia about 1849 with an O'BRIEN caretaker. The children were John MADDEN b. 1823, James MADDEN b. 1834 and Mary MADDEN b. 1840. James Madden stayed with a James and Bridget O'Brien who were born about 1800-05. The O'BRIENs lost their son John in Phila. from a gunshot in 1855 at age 21. James O'BRIEN may have been the brother of Daniel MADDEN's wife, Ann E., or his own wife may have been a Bridget MADDEN.), Chris Madden, [email protected] O'BRIEN - (Joseph Michael O'BRIEN born 22/05/1904 in Galway Ireland. Father's name was Michael O'Brien a soldier andMother's name was Mary Comer. According to limited family knowledge Joseph left Ireland (possibly as a small child), to go live with an uncle in England and eventually ended up in Australia when he was approximately 14 years of age.), Mrs S G McLachlan, sgmclachlan[NOSPAM]@hotmail.com Delete the [NOSPAM] to use this e-mail address. O'BRIEN - (Ellen O'BRIEN Married 14 Jul.1868 at St. Stephens Church, Brisbane, Queensland aged 24. We have the original Marriage Certificate. Place of Birth is written as - Killinisdaly, Galway. Parents are John O'BRIEN and Ellen MALONE. Does anyone know if Killinisdaly existed? Are there any suggestions as to another interpretation of the place name? The certificate seems to be quite legibly written.), Elizabeth Davey, [email protected] O'BRIEN вЂ“ (I am looking for the parents and siblings of my gr-gm Katherine (Catherine) O'BRIEN, born May 1855, in Tuam, County Galway. She left Ireland in 1873, and settled in Portland, Maine. She died in 1936.), Robert Keniston, [email protected] O'BRIEN вЂ“ (Patrick O'BRIEN, married Bridget (surname unknown) before 1941. They had 9 children, two of which were Anthony Gabriel (born 20th July 1941) and Mary. I do not know the names of the others.), [email protected] O'CALLAGHAN - (Matthew O'CALLAGHAN Born Approx 1840 Spouse Mary McGEE. Patrick O'CALLAGHAN 1800, Spouse Mary ARTHUR.), Maryanne O'Callaghan, [email protected] O'CARROLL - (I'm trying to find an O'CARROLL who possibly left Galway in the 1930's for Australia. At this point in time we don't have a christian name, but I feel there can't be that many. We don't even know how he got to Australia (paid or work passage). My father was born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia in 1938. I don't know if that helps. Any information at all would be a step up from what we have now. If you do find something, address the subject line as- O'Carroll/Galway), Martin O'Carroll, [email protected] O'CONNELL - See also CONNELL O'CONNELL - (Bernard (Brian) O'CONNELL born 1777/78 in Renville, Parish of Oranmore, County Galway, Ireland, died on Feb. 1, 1869 in Mitchell, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin. He had the following children: Bernard, died Dec. 12, 1900 in Montpelier, Vermont; John born 1821/25, died January 28, 1896 in Mitchell, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, married Mary HERATY.; James born 1825; Thomas born abt 1838, died July 1, 1862 in Mitchell, Sheboygan Co., Wi. ), Dick/Kay Reitberger, [email protected] O'CONNELL - (Seeking information on John O'CONNELL, b ca 1825, location unknown, son of Jeremiah O'CONNELL and Bridget ??. Emigrated to Lawrence MA ca 1848, married Mary HORAN in Lawrence in 1850, and settled in Andover MA. They had eight children including Bridget (Abercrombie), Charles, William, John A., David, Arthur, George and Mary Jane (WARDEN). Died in Andover MA in 1896.), BJO, [email protected] O'CONNELL - (Mary O'CONNELL born March 1875. Parents: Michael O'CONNELL and Elizabeth VEALY.), II McDonald, [email protected] O'CONNELL - (This is the first time I have found both surnames of my married great great grandparents on one Irish site. His name was Daniel O'CONNELL, born about 1837, all I know is in Ireland. She was Annie CLARKE, born about 1841, in Ireland. Her parents were James and Margaret CLARKE. She may have had a brother named James also, who came to the US. They married in NYC in 1859; I have the family Bible that began with their marriage. They lived the rest of their days in NYC. Annie died at 52 in 1893; Daniel died at 61 in 1898. I do not know where they were from in Ireland, and this may be a long shot, but it is the first site that shows both last names.), Barbara, [email protected] O'CONNELL or CONNELL - (Seeking family origins, etc. in Rylanes, Clare (NW of Tulla) of James P. O'CONNELL (d. 1852) and wife Kate McINERNY. Children were: Patrick, Michael, James, Daniel, Cornelius, Mary (NAUGHTEN), Margaret (NAUGHTEN), Charles and Bernard. Bernard migrated to the U.S. about 1850 to NYC & Phila. (b. 1824-d.1886). He married Emma BYRNES ca. 1848. Cousin Patt CONNELL migrated to Brenham, Texas ca. 1860.), [email protected] O'CONNOR - - (Family from Ahascragh, Son John b 1863 married Brigid EGAN also from Ahascragh and emigrated to New York City where they had 2 children: Brigid and John (1891 and 1893). The family were cousins of the DUNN, SOLAN and CALLANAN families. Any information welcome.), John Gill, Yonkers, N.Y., [email protected] O'CONNOR, Ballymo, near Galway-Roscommon border, near Charlestown, before 1915, [email protected] O'CONNOR - (Matthew O'CONNOR born Galway on 17 March 1840. Born on banks of Shannon? Married in NZ in 1886. Came to Melbourne, Australia. Father Michael O'CONNOR, Farmer of Galway and mother Bridget TAYLOR.), John Hosie, [email protected], Victoria, Australia O'CONNOR - (I'm searching for information on my mother's mother, Mary Ellen O'CONNOR. Her parents came over from Galway to the US and settled in Connecticut. I believe my grandmother's father was Charles O'CONNOR, who married Johanna O'REILLY in Galway. My mother, Jennifer Lee O'SHANNON, was born in 1921.), Don Juan Cardoza, [email protected], My website for the O'CONNOR name is: http://www.angelfire.com/nt/dragon9/CONNOR.html O'CONNOR - (I am looking for any information on Patrick O'CONNOR and Margaret (GILMORE) O'CONNOR. They had at least two daughters, Catherine Mary, born about 1884 in Tuam. Catherine immigrated to New York on September 11, 1901, departing Queenstown on the ship, Oceanic. She listed her contact person in New York as her sister (which would be older), Margaret. I do not know anything about this listing - on the manifest she listed Boaffa as her residence. I do not know what, if anything, this means.), Sharon Dugan, [email protected] O'CONOR - (Julia O' CONOR and Thomas FEENEY were my G/G/G Grandparents. They are from possibly the Spiddal Galway Ireland area. Their son, Patrick FEENEY, and his wife, Catherine CLANCY were my G/G Grands, who imigrated to Maryland USA abt 1866.), Maureen Moore, [email protected], http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=agatha_1 O'CONNOR вЂ“ (Looking for information on my great great grandfather Matthew O'CONNOR born roughly May 1828 or 1829 in county Galway Ireland. Son of M O'CONNOR and Horena KING. Immigrated to United States. Any information would be appreciated.), Paul B, [email protected] O'DEA - (Patrick O'DEA est. 1867-1910, Wife Margaret CAVANAUGH est. 18791910 are my great grandparents. Both were born in Galway, presumably in southwestern Galway.), Thomas F. Sullivan, [email protected] O'DEA - (Edmond O'DEA b. Annaghdown 1786, parents unknown m. Bridget COEN 1818, emigrated to US 1849, d.1863 MA. Children: Michael b. 1819, d. 1869 CA; Edmond b. 1822, d. 1885 MA; Patrick b. 1827, d. 1869 CT; Mary b. 1827, d. 1849 MA; Catherine b.1828, d. 1904 MA; Dennis b. 1832, d. 1898 CA; Bridget b. 1837, d. 1924 CA) Annaghdown, 1750-present, Edward J. O'Day, [email protected], http://ODea_Clan.odea.com, 162 Misty Lake Drive Murphysboro, IL 62966, USA O'DEA - (Cecily O'DEA, married Michael O'DONOGHUE/DONOGHUE in 1842.), Clarenbridge, Oranmore, County Galway, 1800s to present, Bob Liddell, [email protected] O'DEA - (Bridget O'DEA born about 1863 at Ballyburke Townland at top of Taylors Hill area of Galway city. Her spouse was Samuel Forde and they raised a family of ten in Galway. Refer Forde listing for full details. Bridget died 1945 and is buried in an unmarked grave at Rahoon Rd cemetery. ), Eric Halpin, [email protected] O'DIVILLY - See also DEVLIN ODONNELL, Gort, Rindifin, Knockalawrence, 1830 onwards, A.J.Odonnell, [email protected], P.O.Box 13850 Armagh ChristChurch 8031 NEW ZEALAND O'DONNELL - (Searching for information on descendants of Bartly and Anne (Ridge) O'DONNELL, married at St. Mary's, Carna Parish, Co. Galway in 1862. Their eight children were born and baptized in Rusheenamanagh. Bartly died in Co. Galway; Anne and children immigrated to the US (St. Paul, MN) around 1890.), Jenny Tenlen, [email protected], http://www.drizzle.com/~jtenlen/odonnell/odonnell.html O'DONNELL - (William H. b. 1862 in Galway. Parents unknown. Emmigrated to the BOSTON 1871. m. Margaret E. CORCORAN. lived in Somerville, MA.), Ray, Colleen, and/or Kevin Smith, [email protected] O'DONNELL - (Martin O'DONNELL, b.1820-1821, Oghil, Inishmor, Aran Islands, Galway. His daughter was Winifred O'DONNELL, cir. 1850, also Oghil--married Bryan KILMARTIN and raised family in Kilronan, Inishmor,Aran Is.), Barbara Heaton Renton, Wa.USA, [email protected] O'DONNELL - (Sabina b. 1 Jan 1843; d. 16 Jul 1876; father: John Joseph O'DONNELL; mother: Bridget CALLAHAN; siblings: Mary, John Joseph, Patrick, Ellen, Bridget, James), (Born Co. Galway, immigrated to USA, settling in Nashville, TN; m. Robert Emmett Sutherland, Sr. on 22 Aug 1860), 1800's, Mary Nell Snoddy, [email protected], 2922 Primrose Circle, Nashville TN 37212 O'DONNELL, of Aran Inishmore, Kilronan area - (Winifred O'DONNELL married a Brian KILMARTIN believed to be of Cty Clare, had several children and remained on Aran.), Sue, [email protected] O'DONNELL - (I am interested in knowing more about my great-great grandfather Stephen O'DONNELL and his wife Catherine (Kate) RYAN having children in the Rahoon area of Galway around 1853-58. What happened to the children and their descendants (apart from my great-grandfather Pete who I know about) and how many there were (I know of four but hear there were far more). I'd be glad to hear from any descendants.), Alison O'Donnell (Brower), [email protected], rue de la Herse 37 Watermael-Boitsfort 1170 Brussels Belgium O'DONNELL, Farmers in Tuam Co. GALWAY, circa 1850 and after, Margaret Reardon, [email protected] O'DONNELL - (John O'DONNELL b: 1847 Ireland m: January 14, 1877 Roman Catholic Parish of Ballynafad to Bridget JOYCE b: 1854), Sharon Ridge [email protected] or [email protected] O'DONNELL - (Michael O'DONNELL married Margaret McCORMACK and had a daughter Catherine born 1849. Moved to Australia, Ballarat, Victoria. Catherine married Daniel SHEAHAN 1870 in Victoria.), Robert Evans, [email protected] O'DONNELL - From my fathers notes I understand that my grandmothers people were land owners in Ballygar. all I have is a last name of O'DONNELL who emigrated to the US my grandmother Mary Lillian O'DONNELL was born in 1900 in Dorchester Massachusetts and married my grandfather Joseph Bruce (Bruce J) LUNNIN. Her mothers name was Mary A (last name unknown) but I can't seem to find who she was married to. She was born in Ireland in 1862/3. If you have any information it would be greatly appreciated.), Rita Travis, [email protected] O'DONELL/O'DONNELL/DONELE - (Morgan OвЂ™DONELL m. Brid COOKE, Apr 1825, Moyrus, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland. Witnessed by: John COOKE, Brid EARLS. Contact from anyone with knowledge of this couple would be appreciated.), Diane Brennan, [email protected] OвЂ™DONAHUE /OвЂ™DONOHUE/ OвЂ™DONOGHUE вЂ“ See also DONAHUE/DONOGHOE/DONOHOE O'DONOGHUE (DONOGHUE), Clarenbridge, Oranmore, Co. Galway, 1800's to present, (Michael O'DONOGHUE/DONOGHUE married Cecily O'DEA in 1842), Bob Liddell, [email protected] ODONOHUE - (Michael ODONOHUE married Mariah MOLONEY Died New York USA date unknown. Daughters Catherine 1843 Annie 1844 Maria 1846 Bridget 1847. Believe born at Ballamana Lodge, which could be Ballinamana, Clarenbridge, Galway.), J. Pauline Ruse, [email protected], 2/88 Canterbury Road, Heathmont, Victoria 3135 Australia OвЂ™DOOLEY вЂ“ See also DOOLEY O'DOWD - See also DOWD O'DOWD /DOWD - (James Patrick O'DOWD born in Ballyhale, Headford, County Galway on April 19, 1909. He emigrated to Boston , Massachusetts in 1927, later moved to Chicago. His aunt, Mary MACK (nee O'DOWD) c.1875-c.1848 was living in the Dorchester section of Boston when he arrived. He married Mary Margaret HEALY of Ballindine, County Mayo in 1936. His father was James O'DOWD (18711940) born Cahernabruck, Shrule, the eldest of 4 children. His mother was Brigid (Mary?) MONAGHAN born at Browns Island ca 1875. Upon the death of Brigid MONAGHAN after 1914, James remarried Bridgit KELLEGHAN (1887-1965). They had seven more children. Jame's grandfather was also named James O'DOWD. As far as is known, he also was born at Cahernabruck, Shrule, year of birth unknown, said to have died young. He married Julia McDONAGH and had 4 children), James (Jim) Dowd, [email protected], 38W281 Toms Trail Drive, St. Charles, IL 60175, USA O'DOWD/DOWD - (Patrick DOWD/O'DOWD (great maternal grandfather) born c. 1833 in Clifden, Galway. Father's name is James O'DOWD/DOWD and his Mother is Catherine Davis. Married Mary Keady 1861 in Clifden. Known children: Patrick. Patrick had one known niece, Winnie in Clifden. Emigrated to Canada (Renfrew town, Ontario c. 1882), Garry Dowd, Arnprior, Ontario, [email protected] O'DOWD/DOWD - (Looking for ancestors/siblings of my paternal grandmother, Honor/Nora DOWD/O'DOWD, born @ 1855 in Ballyhard, Glenamaddy, Galway, later married Patrick McGUIRE of Moher, Glenamaddy, Galway. Died 1931.), Adrienne McGuire Hiddleson, [email protected], 210 Westchester Ave., Crestwood, NY 10707 O'FARRELL - See Also FARRELL O'FARRELL/FARRELL - (Mary FARRELL/O'FARRELL was born c1839 in County Galway in Ireland. To make things more complicated, she also used the christian names Agnes and Sarah Ann on documents but was known as Mary FARRELL when she died. I don't know how best you will be able to show this on the surname list. Anyway, her father's name on documents was recorded as Brian and also Bernard FARRELL. Mary FARRELL sailed to South Australia in 1854. Her two sisters, Catherine born c1840 and Ann born c1830 also emigrated to South Australia. Mary was listed on the shipping list as a domestic servant. Mary FARRELL married William RICHARDSON at the Star of the Sea Catholic church in Wallaroo, South Australia in 1864. The three sisters are buried side by side in the Catholic section of the Wallaroo cemetery. As you can imagine, there are many descendants in South Australia, today.), Joy Broughton, [email protected] O'FLAGHERTY - (Mary O'FLAGHERTY (AKA Sarah) O'FLAHERTY from Galway city and Claddagh, student at the Piscatory National School? in the 1850's. There she met John RYAN (headmaster) who she later married (Brother's name Edward). I have been unable to document her birth or marriage after extensive research of the areas and those in close proximity covering the years 1830's through the 1850's), Nancy Ryan, [email protected] O'FLAHERTY - See also FLAHERTY O'FLAHERTY - (I am researching family roots for my father, Edward (Ted) O'FLAHERTY,born in the Claddagh section on August 24th, 1899. I have birth and marriage records for before this date and after. I would especially like to correspond via email with living relatives. I know of one first cousin - Louisa CURRAN who is the daughter of my Uncle Christopher. I have a snail mail address for her, but was wondering if any other family members have access to email and would like to write to me. . I'm particularly interested in tracing relatives living and deceased from the Fiar Hill section of Galway.), Bridget Haggerty, [email protected], 5670 Meryton Place Cincinnati, Ohio 45224 USA O'FLAHERTY, Taum, Co. Galway, Ireland, (Great-great Grandfather Patrick Tracey O'FLAHERTY emigrated to USA in 1846. I am interested in anyone who would know of any descendants of his siblings.), Kathleen O'Flaherty Butz, [email protected], 8658 River Lane Kingston, IL 60145 O'FLAHERTY/FLAHERTY, Parish Kilcummin, Oughterard. Co Galway, 1850 to present, (Any O'FLAHERTY from the Connemara area. Cummin born in Camus. Son Bartley died in 1940. m. Mary JOYCE. Daughter Norah died age 104 in Camus area. Any info really appreciated.), Janet O'Flaherty, [email protected] O'FLAHERTY or O'LAVERTY (Now LAFFERTY), Galway & Tyrone Co., 1750-1890, Sally Guinn, [email protected] O'FLAHERTY or FLAHERTY - (I am looking for any information on an Adam O'FLAHERTY or FLAHERTY born approximately March 4th, 1776. Not sure where he was born. Some information leads to Dublin and some to County Galway. He later married Harriet LAVINDER in America.), Jim Flaherty, [email protected] OвЂ™FLINN/OвЂ™FLYNN - See Also FLINN/FLYNN O'FLYNN - (Looking for A Patrick O'FLYNN that may have traveled to St. Croix, Virgin Islands in the early 1800's. I believe he was born around 1807 to 1820. I believe he has a son named Robert. Robert had 10 children. Charles Robert Flynn, Laura Flynn, Joseph Flynn, Arthur, Golda, from 3 different mothers.), Olivia Flynn, [email protected] OвЂ™FLYNN/FLYNN - (I am researching my maternal Great Grandmother, Bridget FLYNN (possibly O'FLYNN), born in GALWAY circa 1853. She moved with her parents and siblings to BIRMINGHAM, England and later married Henry Francis WESTBURY. I seek to trace her ancestry in Galway.), Robert Spiers, [email protected] OGHIL - (I am looking for the name of OGHIL in Ireland. In fact Mr. Augustine OGHIL (Captain OGHIL) emigrated in 1750 about in Italy and I am a descendant of him. Now I try to find other peoples in Ireland whose name is OGHIL.), Massimo Buratti, Via Re 1, 13816 Miagliano (BI) Italy, [email protected] O'GRADY - (Michael O'GRADY m. Bridget LANE raised three sons and a daughter in Athenry/Oranmore and emigrated to NZ in 1874. I am researching their antecedants in Galway.), Lochrea, County Galway, Ireland, John O'Grady, [email protected] O'GRADY - (Looking for parents of Thomas, Katherine Marcello,and other siblings to NY, Boston, USA in early 1850's, from Colemanstown or perhaps a Licklea Mill area. Katherine/Catherine mar. Martin Lynskey from Athenry in US and settled in VA. Thomas raised his family in Boston which included a dau. Sister/Mother Mary Immuculata, who founded a girls school in Troy, NY.), James E. Biller, [email protected] O'GRADY - (My GGGrandad was Denis O'GRADY (Probably from Co. Connaught) married Catherine VYE. They had Martin O'GRADY and most likely other children. Martin was born abt. 1838, in Ireland. Somehow he came to Canada and wed Mary KEEGAN, who was also born in Ireland to Patrick KEEGAN and Mary KEEGAN (FLANAGAN). Martin and Mary settled in Hamilton, raised six kids and they are all buried here. There is a fellow in Ottawa, Ontario, who has started an O'GRADY Network; he is Preston O'Grady and can be found at [email protected] He has a list of many O'Grady families who settled in the Ottawa valley.), Roy O'Grady, [email protected], Hamilton, Ontario Canada O'GRADY - John O'GRADY married to Margaret DARCY married in Killeenadeema in 1870, John passed in Loughrea, Margaret took all but one of her children to New Jersey. The one child that stayed was Patrick O'GRADY married to Mary MORAN, he passed on in 1917 in Loughrea.) Also looking for information on Mary WALSH who married John O'GRADY, he was from Loughrea and she was from Kenmare in Kerry Co. They were married in New Jersey USA. Mary WALSH's parents were Florence WALSH and Catherine CRONIN, Married in 1873 in Killarney. Any info would be helpful.), Rosie O'Grady/Tombyll, [email protected] O'HAGAN - (My g.g. grandfather's parents were William O'HAGAN and Sarah DOOLEY), Loughrea, Co. Galway, pre 1840, Leonie Foley, [email protected], 7 Kennedy Close, Cooranbong, NSW 2265 Australia O'HAGAN - (My g. grandmother Maria Gabrielle O'HAGAN born Loughrea Co. Galway 1841, father William O'HAGAN mother Sarah DOOLEY. Maria married William CHRISTIE in 1866 and died Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia 1893. Maria had siblings Ann, Celia, Margaret and John.), Ruth Chancellor, [email protected], 1 Pioneer Way, Kilsyth 3137 Vic. Australia. O'HALLORAN - See also HALLORAN, HOLLERAN O'HALLORAN - (Marion KIRNAN who married John GAVIN in New York (my grandparents) Marion's grandparents were John KIRNAN and Mary O'HALLORAN (Parents of 22 children) John and Mary may also be from Galway), James Gavin Consiglio, [email protected] O'HALLORAN - (John O'HALLORAN father of Michael, John, Patrick and Thomas.Circa 1800 to 1866. County Galway. I've been given a couple of locations from my Aunt and am sure the spellings are wrong but "InChlnogrow" could be "Chlnogrow" and "Faekle" .I think Michael O'HALLORAN was born in a log row in September 1, 1844 and came to the United States in 1877. His father (John) married Mary CONNORS (maybe CONNERS) in 1825.), [email protected], Charlie O'Halloran Beckman O'HALLORAN/HALLORAN, Galway (Tuam area), 1850 & earlier, (Searching for info on Mary WALSH, married Michael O'HALLORAN, their son, Peter, was born circa 1851 in Tuam.), Pat Rushing-Hayes, [email protected] or [email protected], 5935 Galli Lane Collinsville, IL 62234, USA O'HALLORAN/HALLORAN - (Patrick O'HALLORAN, spouse of Hannah HICKEY (b c1840) of County Galway. Daughters, Bridget (b c1863/5) emigrated to South Australia c1882 and married Joseph Ambrose SMITH in 1887, and Mary, (b c1868) emigrated to South Australia c 1884 and married James Joseph DONOVAN from County Cork. Any information would assist Mary's grandson.), Peter Donovan, [email protected] (O)HALLORAN, From townland of Farnaught (near Maam). (Catherine O)HALLORAN b 2 Dec 1854 dau of Thomas (O)HALLORAN and Bridget FOX. One known brother, Thomas b 1858. Catherine married Patrick BUTLER abt 1870. Their children were Bridget (m. William CONNOLLY), James (m. Mary SPELLMAN), Sarah (m. Harry ANDREWS), Mary and Winifred, all born in Cluggam, a townland near Farnaught. The family immigrated to Pittsburgh, PA at various times from 1886 to 1900. Bridget, James and Sarah were married in Pittsburgh.), Kay Andrews, [email protected] O'HARA - (Trying to track down any information on my great grandmother Brigette O'HARA and her family. She was married to Edward GERAGHTY and lived in Oughterard in the 1900s. She had one son Patrick Joseph GERAGHTY (my grandfather). She also had 2 stepdaughters May and Nonnie from Edward's first marriage. Any information on the O'HARA'S or the GERAGHTYs would be appreciated.), James Buchan, [email protected] O'HARA вЂ“ (I would appreciate any help that anyone could give me on finding the births, parents and siblings of my great grandparents. Joseph O'HARA and Mary BROWNE who were married in Rahoon County Galway. I found their marriage certificate on line which does not give their parents names. They were married on the 22/09/1852 and Joseph lived in Munster Lane. The witnesses at the wedding were William GORMAN and Honor HYNES. They sailed on the ship Australia to New York arriving 11/11/1852. I would also like to know what it was like living in Munster Lane in that era. Joseph was born around 1829 and Mary 1831.), Vanessa Miller, [email protected] O'HARE - (Bridget or Delia O'HARE, born circa 1868 and was my ggrandmother. She claimed to have been from Co. Galway. She came to the US alone at age 16, leaving behind at least 3 brothers. One of the brothers eventually became a policeman in the Boston area; another brother settled in Oregon; one brother stayed on the family farm in Galway and died approx. late 1950's. Bridget settled in SW Ohio, working as a maid for a wealthy family, before marrying John WEBER in 1892. She stayed in that area until she in 1957. Any info whatsoever most greatly appreciated.), Melissa, [email protected] O'HEANU/ HEANU/ HANEY - (Grandfather Craig or Greg born 1897, sister Mary (married name O'NEIL) born around 1885, brother Martin born 1903 all settled in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania USA. I believe they were the only ones to come to the USA. Father- Patrick, Mother Bridgit DAVIS, other siblings unknown. They had a farm in Letterfrack county Galway,eventually sold to a cousin.), Marge Ellsworth, [email protected] O'KEEFE - (My ggrandmother, Nellie Jane O'KEEFE b. 1879 from Galway. I am looking for her parents names.), Lisa Tomlin, [email protected] O'KEEFFE вЂ“ (My Grandfather was Thomas O'KEEFFE of Galway, born1901, moved to Dublin. MyGrandmother was Kathleen (MULDOWNEY) O'KEEFFE of Dublin, born 1900. Great Great Grandfather: John O'KEEFFE of Glenamaddy, Co. Galway, born 1867. Great Great Grandmother: Hannah (MURPHY) of Co. Galway, born 1875. Great Great Great Grandmother: Mary MURPHY of Co. Galway, born 1857, widowed by 1911 Census and came to live with her daughter Hannah. I'd like to find out about Mary MUPHY, her maiden name? Her husband? And if Hannah had any sister? I'd also like to find out more about John O'KEEFFE, his parents and siblings.), maireadok8[NOSPAM]@gmail.com Delete the [NOSPAM] to use this email address. O'KELLIA (became O'KELLEY and later KELLEY), Castle Blakeny Parish, County Galway at the time was Parish of Gallagh), (David O'KELLIA was born in 1626), Ray Atkinson, [email protected], [email protected], 635 Lechauweki Ave #2, Fountain Hill, Pa 18015-4315 O'LAUGHLIN, OLAUGHLIN, O'LOUGHLIN, OLOUGHLIN, O'LAUGHLAN, OLAUGHLAN, O'LOUGHLAN, OLOUGHLAN вЂ“ (Elizabeth "Betsy" OLAUGHLIN arrived in Australia in 1848 aboard the Lady Kennaway. She was listed as being from Sligo, Galway and was an Irish Famine Orphan who was born between 1833 and 1837. She married using the name "Margaret O'LOUGHLIN" but was always known as "Elizabeth" with various spellings of her surname. I cannot find any information about her background and would appreciate any help!), Pam Payne, kerriblue[NOSPAM]@gmail.com Delete the [NOSPAM] to use this e-mail address. O'LAVERTY or O'FLAHERTY (Now LAFFERTY), Galway & Tyrone Co., 1750-1890, Sally Guinn, [email protected] O'LEARY - (Looking for connections with Anne O'LEARY, my GGM, b. 1846-51 Co. Cork, m. Michael FAHY, farmer, of Cloghalahard, Clarenbridge. Their children were Bridget, Patrick, Honor, Daniel, Stephen & Michael (twins), James my grandfather, John and Teresa, all born between 1879 and 1893.), Mary Tipton, [email protected] O'MADDEN - See also MADDEN , MADIN, MADEN O'MADDEN - (Information on John Butler O'MADDEN of MADDEN's of Eyrecourt baptised RC Birr 1752.), Alain Loncledeforville, [email protected], http://perso.wanadoo.fr/maddenswildgeese/home.htm O'MALIA - See also MALIA, MELIA, MALLEY, O'MALLEY O'MAILIA - (Barbara O'MAILIA, b. 17 March 1867 in County Galway. Emigrated to US at age 14, in 1881. Any O'MAILIA family members in Co. Galway before 1867.), Lynne Akers, [email protected] O'MALIA (O'MALLEY), Galway, Ireland, 1850-1870s, (Ann/Ellen O'MALIA (O'MALLEY) married. Martin J. HIGGINS in Ire., to N.York, USA 1870s. Child in N.Y. 1876, to San Francisco, CA by 1880.), Mollie Gainey-Stanley, [email protected] O'MALLEY - See also MALIA, MELIA, MALLEY, O'MAILIA O'MALLEY - (Patrick O'MALLEY, born Jan 1, 1851, married Mary O'TOOLE STUART, widow of Coleman? STUART. Mary O'TOOLE had three children by Coleman STUART: Coleman, Agnes, Katherine. Then Patrick O'MALLEY and Mary had four children: Nora, B 1880 in Ireland: Martin, Patrick, born 1890, Katherine and Margaret, born 1893, my mother. The family and all of the children immigrated to the United States about 1883 or 1884. They settled in St.Paul, MN, but I don't know exactly when. My mother was born there, but I don't know the birthplace of Patrick, Jr. Looking to find out where in Galway they came from, and any relatives who may not have emigrated and information about The Stuart family and the O'Toole family), Samuel Cleveland, [email protected], 9581 Bennett Place Eden Prairie, MN 55347, USA O'MALLEY - (Thomas O'MALLEY b.1820 and Margaret (GEOGHEGAN) b.1830 were married in Clifden Parish, 1859. 4 children (1860-1867) before emigration to N.B., Canada: 2 girls in Clifden, 2 boys in Ballyconneely. Looking for birth places, siblings and parents of Thomas and Margaret?), Judy O'Malley, [email protected], 1031 B Avenue, Edmonds, Washington 98020, USA. O'MALLEY, Galway, 1930s - present, (Seeking info. pertaining to the family of Dr. Michael J. O'MALLEY and his wife, Chris Ryan of Galway. He was Professor of Surgery in University College in Galway. She was also a teacher. She is one of the "RYAN Dynasty" a very dynamic family of 12 children from Tomcoole, Co. Wexford.), Joni Leffler, [email protected] O'MARA (O'MEARA) - (I'm looking for information on the O'MARA (O'MEARA) and or LALLY family. I have information that a Patrick O'MARA (b: unk in IRE) married a Catherine LALLY b: 1801 in IRE d: 1895 Rocki Island County, ILL). Patrick died on the boat voyage to America. They had at least 7 children: Bridget b: about 1830 county Galway IRE d: 1900 Rock Island County, IL +married Michael KELLY (b about 1825 Galway County, IRE d: 25 Jul 1881 in Rock Island County, ILL) in Galway County about 1849 Annie, Kate, Michael died in US Civil War, Patrick b: 02 Aug 1848 IRE d: 1889 Rock Island County, IL Drummer boy in Civil War, County District Attorney in Rock Island County, IL Stephen, John died in US Civil War. Any help on Patrick or CatherineвЂ™s past, along with filling in the gaps on the children would be appreciated.), Mark Allen (Normoyle) Michalski, [email protected] O'MULKERRIN (MULKERN or MULKERRIN) - (Michael J. MULKERN emigrated to South Boston MA before 1881. Lived in Boston on Ewer St, Gustin St and Woodward St worked as a laborer. He married Catherine Galvin-MULKERN. They had at least four children: Mary Ann b.?, John Thomas b.1881, James Joseph b. 1884 and Catherine Agnes b. 1887), Galway, Sandy Mulkern-Kolosey, [email protected] O'MULLALLY Clan, MULLALLY/MULLALY, LALLY, Tuam, Before 1850, Judith Mullally Boatman, [email protected], 902 W. Austin Drive, Peoria, Illinois, USA, 61614-4222 OвЂ™NEIL/OвЂ™NEILL вЂ“ See also NEALE OвЂ™NEIL (OвЂ™NEILL) вЂ“ (Martin OвЂ™NEIL (born between 1800 & 1805) married Winifred (GARVEY) in abt 1823/4 in the Annaghdown area of Galway & had the following children- Ann (b.1825), Thomas (b.1829), Mary (b.1831) & Michael (b.1833) & possibly others by names of Patrick & Martin. All were farm labourers or shepherds & Michael, whilst reaping hay in Dinnington in Yorkshire , England , in December 1855, was convicted of cutting & wounding & sentenced to 15 years & transported to Western Australia . Seeking family history details such as accurate dates & places of birth of all siblings & parents.), Vince OвЂ™Neill, [email protected] O'NEILL - (I am interested in information about the parents of Patrick O'NEILL and his wife Anne LYDEN. They were born about 1842. They were married 17 October 1874 in Clifden, Ireland. They both died in Clifden. Patrick had a brother Thomas who died in Ireland in 1900. I have a marriage record for Patrick and Anne from the Roman Catholic Chapel in Clifden. Both ages are listed as 28. Her father is Thomas LYDEN - a shopkeeper. His father is Thomas - a farmer. Witnesses are Francis LYDEN and Michael O'NEILL. Patrick and Anne had several children - Mary Agnes, Thomas, Michael, Annie, Pakie.), William Crawford, [email protected] O'NEILL - (I am trying to find any information on a Michael CLANCY and Ellen O'NEILL. Michael was born about 1831 in Limerick, Ireland, and Ellen O'NEILL was born about 1833. They married and left for Australia arriving in 1855 on the Warren Hastings, which landed in Port Adelaide. At the time Michael stated his occupation as a Plumber. They brought out two children with them, Cath born about 1854 and Patrick born about 1855. That is virtually all I know of this couple prior to their living in South Australia. Ellen died in 1873 at the age of 39 and Michael remarried a Mary VOS in 1874, and he died in 1886.) Jenni Cotton, [email protected] O'NEILL - (I am trying to trace some O'NEILL's that left Beaugha Tuam in or around 1850s and 1890s. My late father believed that they may have settled in Kentucky. I would be glad for any information relating to this branch of the O'NEILLs. Their name may have been spelt O'NEAL.), Andrew O'Neill, [email protected] O'NEILL - (My grandfather, Michael Joyce O'NEILL, was born in a town called Maam, in Galway, in 1878. He came to the USA with his parents about 1885. My son will be in Galway touring in a few weeks. Is the town/village of Maam still in existence? Any advice would be appreciated greatly.), Barbara Murphy, [email protected] OвЂ™NEILL вЂ“ (Looking for information on Margaret OвЂ™NEILL born around 1795 in Glen Arm, Antrim, Northern Ireland. Married James HOOD in 1814 and arrived in Australia in 1853. Know nothing about her parents or other siblings.), Sue Ryan, [email protected] O'RAFFERTY - See also RAFFERTY O'RAFFERTY вЂ“ (Looking for information on Dominick O'RAFFERTY married to Mary O'CONNOR. Their son John Joseph O'RAFFERTY was born in Dunmore, Galway in 1830 and later ended up in Australia. I believe the O'CONNOR's still have a butcher shop in Dunmore.), Deb, [email protected] O'REILLY - See also O'RIELLY, REILLY, RIELLY O'REILLY/REILLY - (Margaret REILLY or O'REILLY emigrated after the Famine from Uachtar Ard, Co. Galway, to U.S. or Canada, probably the former. She returned later to marry James LARKIN of Co. Down or Louth as his second wife (he was at one time engine-driver on Newry line), and they had a son and a daughter, James jun. and Mog? who married in Dublin. There were reportedly two aunts of Margaret's running a small shop in Uachtar Ard well into 20th century. James jun. married in 1898 or thereabouts and died in Bray, Co. Wicklow, 1949. There is a story that the parish priest of Uachtar Ard bought the old aunts' shop when it went up for auction.), Margaret Connolly (Great-Grandaughter of Margaret O'Reilly), [email protected] ORMSBY - (Frances, born abt 1840-1850, married George ANDERSON, place and date unkn, children: Mary Ann, b 2 Jul 1870, Iver's Yard, Ballinasloe; John Patrick, b 12 Mar 1872, Iver's Yard, Ballinasloe; Elizabeth, b 28 Sep 1874, Ballinasloe; all children baptised at St Michael's Church, Ballinasloe. I descend from Mary Ann who emigrated, apparently alone, in 1894 to Boston, MA, USA), Bobbie Hall, [email protected], http://pages.prodigy.com/bobbie-hall O'RIELLY - (Owen O'RIELLY married Mary FINN from Oranhill around 1900. They had a son Philip. Researching for descendants.), Jack Keating, [email protected] O'ROARKE/O'ROURKE - See also ROURKE, RUARK O'ROURKE - (James O'ROURKE was born in Dunmore May 1852 to Thomas and Catherine (QUINN) O'ROURKE. He left Ireland in 1883 and immigrated to Chicago,ILL (Cook County). Married Catherine (O'BRIEN) 1885. They had 3 sons. My grandfather James E., Thomas F. and Robert V. ), Harry F. Wissman, [email protected] O'ROURKE - (I am trying to find information concerning my great-great grandparents, who I have discovered, came from County Galway in the 1850's to Upper Canada. They settled in the Huron County, and obtained land from the Canada Company. I believe they both died shortly after arriving in Canada. Michael O'ROURKE, married to Bridget ROACH. Children: Thomas O'ROURKE b 1835 married to Ann HUGHES, Catharine O'ROURKE b 1829, William O'ROURKE b 1838, John O'ROURKE b?, Michael O'ROURKE b ?), [email protected] O'SHANNASSY - See also O'SHAUGHNESSY O'SHANNASSEY/O'SHAUGHNASSY, Athenry, any, Debra Carmichael, [email protected] O'SHANNASSY - (John Martin O'SHANNASSY (any spelling) born Ballinrobe (or similar) County Mayo aboutt 1820. Migrated to Australia and settled at Geelong in Victoria. In 1854 he married Mary Ann SIDELL.), Maggie Bain, PO Box 136, Seaford, Victoria. Australia, [email protected] OSHANNASSY - (John Martin OSHANNASSY born Ballinrobe, County Mayo? 1820. Migrated to Victoria Australia? And married in Melbourne 1854. Any contacts re Ballinrobe welcome.), Judith Robbins, [email protected], P.O. Box 1134 Mildura 3502 Victoria Australia. OвЂ™SHANNESSY вЂ“ (Looking for information on Julia OвЂ™SHANNESSY (could be any spelling) who married James or John RYAN not sure when. They had a son Thomas born around 1833 in Templemore Tipperary. Thomas arrived in Australia around 1840 and I presume that James and Julia came with him. Looking for information on JuliaвЂ™s parents and any siblings.), Sue Ryan, [email protected] O'SHANNESSY/O'SHAUGHNESSY - (John O'SHANNESSY was from the Woodford area of Galway, Ireland. His family was sponsored to Australia by his wife's brother, Richard CONROY. John and his family arrived at Point Henry, Geelong, Victoria, Australia on the "City of Manchester" 11 JUL 1854 at the age of 48, Parents listed as Michael O'SHAUGHNESSY and Mary BRODERICK. Married Bridget Conroy 1836 Galway. There are 4 children listed arriving including my Great Grandmother Mary Ellen O'SHANNESSY born 1840. I would like to hear from any Relatives and would also ask of what RC Churches would have been in Woodford at this Time.), Kevin Egan, [email protected] O'SHANNON - (I'm searching for information on my mother's father, John Patrick O'SHANNON (aka Sean Padraic O'SHAUGHNESSY). His parents came over from Galway to the US and settled in Connecticut. My mother, Jennifer Lee O'SHANNON, was born in 1921.), Don Juan Cardoza, [email protected], My website for the O'SHANNON name is: http://www.angelfire.com/nt/dragon9/SHANNON.html O'SHAUGHNESSY - See also O'SHANNASSY O'SHAUGHNESSY, Anywhere, Any Time, Bill Shaughnessy, [email protected] O'SHAUGHNESSY - (I am trying to find information on my great grandfather Michael Patrick O'SHAUGHNESSY. We think he was born on Christmas day 1896 possibly in Tuam, Co. Galway and suspect his mother's first name was Julie. We know he moved to Belfast sometime around 1920 what we don't know is what happened before then such as where he lived, what he did, who his parents were, and did he have any siblings. If you can help please contact me so I can inform my grandmother, his daughter who is very anxious to know his past.), Matthew Conway, [email protected] O'SULLIVAN - See also SULLIVAN O'SULLIVAN, Margaret O'SULLIVAN, Beagh, Kilconly, Co Galway, 1890 to 95, Kevin Keeley, [email protected], 6 Amanda Drive, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, LN11 0AZ OвЂ™TOOLE - See also TOLAN, TOOLE O'TOOLE - Bridget, Galway, (married to John KING, died in childbirth with son, Martin in 1836. Also had son, Edward), Pat Trecker, [email protected] [This email address is out of date] O'TOOLE Any, Galway, 1800's, Pat Trecker, [email protected] O'TOOLE - (Joseph (Josey) O'TOOLE b. 1877, son of Mary Ann MITTON and Thomas O'TOOLE, grandson of Brian O'TOOLE, immigrated to US about 1902. Family lives Cashel & Roundstone area of Galway.), Pat O'Toole, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, [email protected] O'TOOLE - (Patrick O'MALLEY b. Jan 1, 1851, Galway married to Mary O'TOOLE STUART prob 1870's late. Emigrated to US about 1883-84. One child of this marriage born in Ireland, Nora 1880, three others after migration. Would like to know of ancestry of Patrick and any siblings), Samuel Cleveland, [email protected], 9581 Bennett Place Eden Prairie, MN 55347, USA O'TOOLE - (Patrick and Catherine with children Maria and John, migrated to US in 1848, from west Galway, Killursa Parish (eaatern shore Loch Corrib, near Co. Mayo border). Desire any info on family prior to 1848.), Richard F. Bidwell, [email protected] O'TOOLE - (Looking for information on John MITCHELL married to Bridgett HIGGINS. John and Bridgett were my Great-grandfather Patrick's parents. Patrick was born in Galway in approximately 1866. Patrick immigrated to Newton, MA during the late 1880s/early 90s. He married Bridgett O'TOOLE on March 3, 1897. They were approximately 34 and 35, respectively. Bridgett's parents were Thomas and Mary (LEONARD) O'TOOLE also of Co. Galway, Ireland.), [email protected] O'TOOLE, Brierfield, Moylough, County Galway, Early 1800's, (Seeking information on Margaret O'TOOLE of Brierfield, Moylough, County Galway who married Thomas Joseph KEOGH, possibly of Onagh, Taghmaconnell, County Roscommon. They had sons called Denis (born circa 1836-38), Patrick and, possibly, William.), Catherine McCourt, [email protected] O'TOOLE - (William O'TOOLE born 1873/74, married to Ann WARD. Had three children - Frank (Francis), William and Hilda. Died 9 March 1929 in Darlington, England.), Anne Turnbull (nee O'Toole), [email protected] O'TOOLE - (Looking for information on Winnie O'TOOLE born 1864 in County Galway. Immigrated to United States approx. between 1883-1886 with small daughter Delia (father ? FLAHERTY), parents John & Julia (CONNELLY) O'TOOLE & siblings Mary, Sarah, Michael. Married Mark (aka Matthew) CURRAN in 1886, St. Paul, MN.), Cynthia Curran, Cyndi1C[NOSPAM]@aol.com Delete the [NOSPAM] to use this e-mail address. O'TOOLE - (I'm trying to locate relatives of Kathleen O'TOOLE. I don't know which area of Galway she was born. She was born around 1920-1921 and I know she trained to be a nurse in England.), May O'Toole , [email protected] OвЂ™TOOLE - (Mary Bridget OвЂ™TOOLE, b 1859 (townland or parish unknown). Emigrated abt 1877, to Massachusetts, USA (probably Clinton). Married Joseph ROOT in abt 1886 and lived in Fitchburg, Mass until her death in 1927. A brother, John, survived her and was living in Clinton in 1927.), Joseph Root, [email protected] OTOOLE/TOOLE, Galway, 1800 to 1850, Sandra Matheson, [email protected] O'TOOLE/TOOLE/TOLAN вЂ“ (My Grandmother, Hannah O'TOOLE, was born on Omey Island, near Clifden, around 1860. She may also have been known as Hannah or Honore TOLAN, possibly even TOOLE. I would like to know names of parents and siblings. I believe her father remarried after death of Hannah's mother and would like to know of half siblings from that union. Hannah moved at an early age (teen?) to area of Alexandria, Scotland and lived there with an older sister (Possibly Mrs. HENRY?). Lore is that she did not like her step-mother and needed to be placed elsewhere. In 1882 she married John MCGUINESS (MCGINNESS, MCGINNIS [finally, in U.S.]) They had 8 children: Denis, 1883; Mary, c. 1885, Margery (Marjory, Madge) c. 1887; John, [Sonny] c. 1889; Charles, 1891; Agnes, c. 1894; Joseph, 1896, & Ambrose, (Babe) 1900. Denis, Mary & Madge were born in Scotland. Hannah's husband, John, emigrated to the U.S. in 1887 and by 1889 (?) was located in Rock island, Illinois, where the five youngest children were born. Hannah and her three eldest children followed, apparently by 1888/89. John, also of unknown age and birth date was from Donegal, in Straleel, near Kilcar (His mother was, apparently, a DOHERTY - name unknown). Would also like to know his parents & siblings. John died in Rock Island in 1925 or 1926 and Hannah died there in 1941.), Dan McGinnis, Valparaiso, Indiana, 219-465-5615, [email protected] OUSELEY - (My ancestor was the quartermaster Robinet of the 5th Dragoons. He was mentioned in several books regarding Mr OUSELEY of Dunmore, Galway. He coverted him to the Methodist faith. Are there any memoirs of Gideon OUSELEY or any mention on my ancestor in 1791-1791?), Bill Robinette, [email protected] OUSELEY - Biography of Gideon Ouseley, http://www.joesulsterhistoryhomepage.ic24.net/Ouseley.htm OUSELEY - (I am looking for any information about a James OUSELEY b. 1730/31 in Ireland and who immigrated to America. I believe he is the earliest OUSELEY in my lineage to come to America. If I can connect him to my ancestors in North and South Carolina, then I can fill in the missing links. I have all of James's ancestors, but not his descendants or any other information on him. The next OUSLEY (spelling changed) is a James in SC born 1795. I have all the facts about that James and his life and descendants all the way down to me. I am missing the men between the two James.), Nicole Ousley Baker, [email protected] OWNES - (I am trying to research the family history for my mother-in-law who's Grandfather originated from county Galway in the late 1800's. His name was John OWNES (correct spelling and not OWENS) and he was born on the 3rd February 1872 in the village of Glenamaddy. His parents were Patrick and Mary OWNES. No other details as yet discovered. My wife and sister, together with their mother, are due to visit the area of Glenamaddy in July 2005 for a few days and would appreciate any information that we can find.), Steve Stevenson, [email protected] Return to County Galway Surname List Index Page --> http://www.rootsweb.com/~irlgalway/galway.htm NOTICE: This information is provided by GENUKI to assist in making connections with researchers with similar interests. It must not be used for commercial purposes.