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Looking for Sexton from Co Clare

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Looking for Sextons from Co Clare in Ireland possibly emmigrated circa 1850s. I am a direct descendant and I know there are cousins out there. I have alot of info foranyone who may be interested

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on 2010-02-13 04:02:19

bannerwoman has been a Family Tree Circles member since Feb 2010. is researching the following names: SEXTON.

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by ka949 on 2011-02-10 18:55:17

Hi Teresa, an ADDENDUM: Back in the 1960's, Maurice SEXTON, of Palmerston North, descendent from Thomas SEXTON/Harriet SWABEY, told me after his journey to Ireland that he had actually traced the Co.Clare SEXTONS back to Co.Wick - from where, apparently, one Cromwell had moved the whole population to Co.Clare for refusing to change from Catholic to Church of Ireland (Anglican). Maurice gave me some photos & a little info (as above) but then died before providing the complete details & as far as possible corroboration. Kind regards, Joe (ka949)

by bannerwoman on 2012-01-30 07:04:14

Joe, just picked up up your mail now hmmm....interesting info. We were always told that we were displaced from Limerick by the same Cromwell. i dont have a Harriet Swabey in my line, however I do have a Thomas Sexton.

by CountyClare on 2015-05-11 00:28:00

I am the great granddaughter of John Sexton, born 1847 in Miltown Malbay County Clare. He eloped to Hobart in Tasmania with Jane Hogan.
I can find no record of them at all before the Passenger list departing Plymouth on the Pathan in 1884.
Any connection ?
Thanks Jude

by bannerwoman on 2015-05-11 18:53:54

Jude, I believe that we possibly are related, although, right now I have no idea how. I come from Miltown Malbay and I have considerable work done on the Sextons. However, I have nothing on a Hogan. Do you know who your John Sexton parents were? My great grandfather was John Sexton but was married to Vaughan. Apparently, all the Sextons were related.

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