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Journal by mccormackm

I have started the family tree and am trying to build on it.I am looking for information on the Gaffneys who went to the USA from Scotland during the 20th Century.I have some information from Tom Gaffney in USA who is a distant cousin.A number of my relations stayed in Kearney, New Jearsey

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on 2012-05-04 05:43:24

mccormackm , from Hamilton, South Lanarkshire ,Scotland, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Oct 2009. is researching the following names: GAFFNEY.

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by SilverVixen on 2012-05-04 11:06:31

WOW loads of Gaffney's went from Scotland to USA in 20th century, need a little more information to track down your tree: Christian names, ages, when they sailed etc

by mccormackm on 2015-04-01 06:51:59

James, Charles, Margaret, John, Catherine, & Joseph Duncan Gaffney grandchildren of James Gaffney also left Hamilton for America. All settled in the Kearny, New Jersey area where Margaret Gaffney Dock & Catherine Gaffney Winnie and James, Charles, John, & Joseph Gaffney’s children and Charles and John Gaffney’s wives (Marion McKenna Gaffney & Josephine Devlin Gaffney, respectively, still live. James, Charles, John, & Joseph Gaffney are buried in New Jersey.

by wizard28 on 2015-04-01 22:09:17

Can you put some dates of birth and place born to the people you list. include marriages if you have them, where they settled in the USA

by mccormackm on 2015-04-02 06:19:12

Most settled in Kearney ,New Jersey, Annie Gaffney married (I believe) Gus Shenk and stayed in Montrose, New York.Another aunt I think Kate or Catherine went to Chicago (not sure).Dob I don't have but were all around 20th Century


by wizard28 on 2015-04-02 09:09:32

James, Charles, Margaret, John, Catherine, & Joseph Duncan Gaffney grandchildren of James Gaffney. Who where their parents ??

Cannot help without a staring point ie birth date and where born in Scotland.

How did you get back to these people - family line ?

by mccormackm on 2015-04-02 09:38:45

Charles father was James (1899) Mother u/k
Margaret (1902) died
James (1922)father was James(1899)wife u/k
John (1906)father James(1862),Mother Catherine(18750(nee Daly)
Catherine(1900) father James(1862),Mother Catherine(18750(nee Daly)
Joseph-James (1899) Mother u/k

Got info through other family tree and know that I have cousins in the USA .

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