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Journal by luvdoctor

Clan Quinn of Ireland

An old Irish family Clan

There is also another purpose for this web site. The Clan Quinn is an old, original Clan of Ireland, descended from the high kings. The Clan information is recorded in the history of Ireland, and I won't go into the difficult details concerning the history, as it can be found on the Internet. I'll just give a quick overview of our history as a whole. I can say, it IS interesting reading, and I do suggest looking it up and studying it.

The Quinns are descended from King Niall, high king of Ireland. Some records say that Niall was the first to use a surname, others state that his grandson Conn (of A Hundred Battles) was the first. Either way, it is this family line that first chose to use a surname.

According to some records, it has been proven that Conn first used the surname O'Coinne. Through history, the name has gradually evolved to the present day Quinn.

Although it is not so common now, not so long ago the spelling of the name denoted religion. QUIN was for those of Protestant faith, while QUINN was for those of Catholic faith.

Our Clan Quinn is closely associated with and related to Clan Gallagher, Clan O'Brien, Clan Cian, and Clan Kielty. Records and information on the Quinns can also be found in their family histories

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on 2011-04-22 17:08:16

luvdoctor , from scotland uk , has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2011. is researching the following names: QUINN, PAUL.

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by janilye on 2011-04-23 02:06:16

good journal. Very interesting. I didn't know that about Quin and Quinn. In my tree I have many Quinn's from Limerick and Quinnell's from Kent who seem to have originated in County Cork

by luvdoctor on 2011-04-23 07:12:50

glad i can help others with the research am doing myself re quinn
and u found this useful am on facebook too look up quinn you will get my page

by Tugftb77 on 2012-01-22 23:00:53

I am from the lost end of the Quinn family. Some of the names listed are names I have from childhood.

My mother Marion and her sister Jane moved from Glasgow to USA (Rhode Island). Both married and moved to Minnesota. My mother Marion died when I was eight and contact with my Aunt Jane and family became difficult. Now I am older and trying to reconnect to family bonds. However, Aunt Jane has dementia and memory not there much. I do remember my mother telling me that my grandfather's family was from Ireland.

If my info matches what you have, please contact me.

My grandfather: James Quinn (I believe he was married twice. The first wife's family is whom I am searching to find. Her name was Marion also and she died sometime between 1920-1940 - possible earlier in Glasgow.

Their children (my mother, aunts and uncles):
William Quinn
Anthony Quinn
Agnes Quinn
Jane Quinn
Marion Quinn

Thank you,
Deborah Osterman

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