Sauntry Family of Ballydehob, Goleen parish, Ireland
The SAUNTRY family in Canada traces back to William Sauntry of Ballydehob, Goleen, County Cork. Ireland. He is thought o have died circa 1849 William married Ellen Harrigan in Feb 1828in Goleen parish.
Nothing further is known of William and his ancestral family.
Ellen Harrigan b 1909 in city of Cork daughter of Dennis Harrigan & Catherine Driscol. In 1816 Dennis Harrigan and family are living in Schull, Parish.
Dennis , Catherine and all children except Ellen move to Williamstown, New Brunswick in 1831.
After William Sauntry dies Ellen Harrigan Sauntry and her 8 children join her parents in Williamstown, new Brunswick between 1851 and 1859
Dennis Sauntry first son married Mary Sullivan in 1866, descendants of this family are found through out the United States
Michael Sauntry the second son married and stayed in New Brunswick he married Margaret McLean in 1864, descendant form this family are found across Canada.
There is a Sauntry YDNA project at www.FTDNA.com there are 4 Sauntry males tested. One from the William & Ellen Sauntry line.
Second Sauntry lineage is John (Jeremiah) Sauntry & Margaret Barry married circa 1850 In Ireland, this descendant lives in the United States.
The other 2 Male Sauntrys tested are from Ireland.
At present the Sauntrys tested matches are all distant from one another, which means the relationship happens before the 1800 paper trail that has been accumulated.
The female lineages being followed for descendants of Michael Sauntry are
MCLEAN, HOGAN,DONAHUE, all of Irish ancestry