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family name change confusion:(

When my family (ggggrandparents and their children) came over from Ireland, their name was possibly McGinty, McInty, Ginty, or Genty. All I know for sure was my gggrandfather had changed the name to Guinty. Of course, you have to take into account census takers who got sloppy, immigration records that were almost illegible, people who just plain didn't know how to spell, etc,etc... total frustration! Anyone have any ideas?

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forum info on Cole family

Info from Michael Cole, Genforum:


1850 United States Federal Census
about John H Cole
Birth 4 Apr 1802 in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Death 12 Feb 1864 in Tippah, Mississippi, United States
Name: John Cole
Age: 48
Estimated birth year: abt 1802
Birth Place: South Carolina
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 2, Tippah, Mississippi
Family Number: 696
Household Members: Name Age
John Cole 48
Permelia Cole 42
William Cole 22
John Mcd Cole 19
David L Cole 17
Ezekial Cole 15
Harris Cole 14
James M Cole 10
Ira Cole 5
Wiley Cole 3


Parents I William Cole 1778 1855
Martha Patsey Mitchell 1775 1860
I William Cole Birth 1778 in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States Death 20 Feb 1855 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
Children:
Harris Mitchell 1793 1860
Sidney Cole 1800 1860
Sarah Cole 1804 1846
Major Cole 1804 1861
David Cole 1806 1856
Isaac Cole 1808 1875
Elizabeth S Cole 1809 1878
Nancy A Cole 1811 1856
Mary Cole 1812 1880
William Cole 1813 1867
Dorcus Cole 1815 1840
Richard Cole 1819 1861
William M Cole 1830 1888


Parents Solomon Cole 1753 1841
Mary Pinson 1754 1793
Solomon Cole
Birth 3 Nov 1753 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death 1841 in Laurens, Laurens, South Carolina, United States
Children:
John M Cole 1777
John M Cole 1777
Cole Cole 1781
Soloman Cole Jr 1784
Jeremiah Cole 1793 1873
Alley Cole 1803 1880


Parents Joseph Cole 1726 1750
Ruth Cross 1737 1765

Joseph Cole
Birth 1726 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death 1750 in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Francis Guyton Gravesite

From Find A Grave:
Birth: Aug. 11, 1848
Death: Jan. 15, 1906

Married M. E. McAlister March 12, 1868

Family links:
Children:
Jasper F Guyton (1876 - 1880)*

Spouse:
Martha Eliza McAlister Guyton (1850 - 1922)

*Point here for explanation

Burial:
Academy Baptist Church Cemetery
Blue Mountain
Tippah County
Mississippi, USA

Francis SAUNDERS-late 1600's Married in 1701?

I am looking for info on Francis Saunders, b. around 1660,1670, m. about 1701, had a son named John. I need to know more info. If you have anything, I would appreciate it!

Geneology Book Links

So I found this site called "Geneology Book Links", you can search hundreds of books by surname. Loads of information and you can actually read some of the books online. Just search google with the title. Really great site! I found this book written in 1872 on the Saunders line I am researching. Turns out it's a geneology book written by family members.

GGGrandfather William MANNING

This is the obituary for William Manning, father of Edith Manning:
Peabody Gazette-Herald, Peabody, Kansas, dated Sep. 19, 1895, page 5, col. 4
Obituary; Wm. Manning, one of the early settlers of this vicinity, died at his farm home, southeast of Peabody, on Thursday, the 12th inst., aged 50 years, 27 days. The deceased was born in St. Louis, and lived for many years in southeastern Iowa, from whence he moved here in 1873 and located on the farm. He was prominently and favorably known, and a large number of friends gathered to attend the last sad rites. The funeral was held at the Fairplay Church, Friday afternoon, Rev. J.L. McKay officiating, and the body was interred at the Stone Church Cemetery, in Summit township. The deceased leaves wife and eight children; three boys and five girls, who have the sympathy of all in their bereavement.

GGGrandmother Margaret (BEERE) MANNING

The obituary for Margaret Beere Manning:

Peabody Gazette, Thursday, Feb. 14, 1901, page 5 col. 5
Obituary; Mrs. Margaret Manning was born Sep. 15, 1842 in the city of New York. Removed to Iowa in the year 1846, thence to the state of Kansas, Sep. 4, 1873. She was united in marriage the same year to William Manning. Eight children were born unto them, three sons and five daughters, all of whom survive their father and mother.
Death has visited the family the second time, the father having a a few years ago.
His widow, Margaret Manning, departed this life Feb. 7, 1801, at her home southeast of Peabody, in Butler county, Kansas, at the age of 58 years, 4 months and 22 day. Her death was sudden and a great surprise to the entire community, that dread disease, lagrippe being the cause. There were six children at her bedside when death came: Mrs. Maggie Bentz, Mrs. Jessie Guinty, Esther, Mamie, Edith and Willie.
Edward being in Iowa and Harry at school in Saline, did not arrive until after the mother's death.
The children were all present at the funeral services held at Fairplay M.P. Church, except little Edith who was very sick and not able to be present. One sister and a brother of deceased were also in attendance from Iowa.
Five of the children are members of the Fairplay Church and seven of them are members of the Sabbath school.
How sadly bereft are these dear children of a kind, patient and noble mother. The entire community mourn and sympathize with them. These children will ever revere the memory of a mother's love, who showed us all by her daily example what it is to be noble and good.
A large concourse of sympathizing friends attended the funeral, which was preached in the church from Psalms 39th chapter and 4th verse by Rev. W.H. Manary. Her remains were laid to rest beside those of her husband in Whitewater cemetery. May our Heavenly Father comfort all who mourn.
What is lagrippe?

GINTY baptisms

Ginty, Betsy
Baptized Date: 2/22/1857
Townland: Kincuillew
Parents: Thomas Ginty and Margaret McGuinness
Sponsors: James McGuinness , Catherine Carty

Ginty, Owen
Baptized Date: 4/14/1857
Townland: Carrowreagh
Parents: Owen Ginty and Bridget Kilroy
Sponsors: James Ginty , Honor Quinn

Ginty, Michael
Baptized Date: 10/19/1857
Townland: Clooncune
Parents: Pat Ginty and Mary Cowley
Sponsors: Peter Ginty , Mary O'Hara

Ginty, Bryan
Baptized Date: 4/4/1858
Townland: Kilmacteige
Parents: Bryan Ginty and Bridget Brett
Sponsors: Michael Ginty , Anne Lavin

Ginty, Thomas
Baptized Date: 6/12/1858
Townland: Culleen
Parents: James Ginty and Mary Marren
Sponsors: John Marren , Anne Ginty

Ginty, James
Baptized Date: 6/17/1858
Townland:
Parents: Pat Ginty and Mary O'Hara
Sponsors: Pat O'Hara , Kathy O'Hara

Ginty, Daniel
Baptized Date: 9/15/1858
Townland: Kilmacteige
Parents: Pat Ginty and Mary Ginty
Sponsors: Ned Quinn , Margaret Morgan

Ginty, James
Baptized Date: 5/7/1859
Townland: Carrownlobaun
Parents: Tom Ginty and Mary McGuinness
Sponsors: John McGuinness , Kathy Ginty

Ginty, Anne
Baptized Date: 8/25/1858
Townland: Killure
Parents: Ned Ginty and Mary O'Hara
Sponsors: Pat Ginty , Anne Morgan

Ginty, Bridget
Baptized Date: 11/27/1859
Townland: Carrowreagh
Parents: James Ginty and Mary Ginty
Sponsors: Michael Ginty , Bridget Murphy

Ginty, James
Baptized Date: 2/12/1860
Townland: Belclare
Parents: James Ginty and Anne Grady
Sponsors: Mary Battle , Mary Stenson

Ginty, Peter
Baptized Date: 6/26/1860
Townland: Kincuillew
Parents: Pat Ginty and ?? O'Hara
Sponsors: Pat Ginty , Anne Ginty

Ginty, Patrick
Baptized Date: 6/30/1860
Townland: Coolrecuill
Parents: James Ginty and Mary Marren
Sponsors: Michael Marren , Bridget Stenson

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 7/15/1860
Townland: Kincuillew
Parents: Michael Ginty and Kate Howley
Sponsors: Thomas Howley , Kate Howley

Ginty, Anthony
Baptized Date: 10/1/1860
Townland: Clooncarney
Parents: Pat Ginty and Mary Connelly
Sponsors: Peter Connolly , Mary Neary

Ginty, John
Baptized Date: 01/12/1861
Townland: Belclare
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Michael Ginty and O'Hara Ellsie
Sponsors: Pat Ginty , Margaret O'Hara

Ginty, Michael
Baptized Date: 02/02/1861
Townland:
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Bryan Ginty and Brett Bridget
Sponsors: Pat Heneghan , Grace Devitt

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 05/04/1861
Townland: Kilmacteige
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Pat Ginty and Quinn Mary
Sponsors: Edward Quinn , Bridget Quinn

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 05/22/1861
Townland: Carrowreagh
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: James Ginty and Ginty Mary
Sponsors: Anthony Ginty , Mary Ginty

Ginty, Elizabeth
Baptized Date: 08/20/1861
Townland: Cullen
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: James Ginty and Marren Mary
Sponsors: James Marren , Anne Nicholson

Ginty, Michael
Baptized Date: 09/22/1861
Townland: Castlerock
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Denis Ginty and Gallagher Sarah
Sponsors: Michael Gallagher , Ellen Gallagher

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 02/19/1862
Townland: Belclare
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Pat Ginty and Grady Anne
Sponsors: Martin Grady , Mary ??

Ginty, Elizabeth
Baptized Date: 01/01/1863
Townland: Kincuillew
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Patrick Ginty and O'Hara Sarah
Sponsors: Denis ?? , Mary Howley

Ginty, Mary
Baptized Date: 02/20/1863
Townland: ??
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Michael Ginty and O'Hara Atty
Sponsors: James McDonnell , Anne O'hara

Ginty, Margaret
Baptized Date: 04/05/1863
Townland: Castlerock
Parish: Kilmacteige
Parents: Denis Ginty and Gallagher Sarah
Sponsors: Michael Gallagher , Kate Kilbride

LDS Baptism Record 12792.

GINTY's in County Sligo Tithe list

From the County Sligo Tithe Applotment list for Kilmacteige Parish, Co. Sligo, 1824:

Kilmactigue 273 Thomas Mulvand

274 Martin Quinn & son

275 James OHara

276 Michael OHara

277 Anthony McIntire

278 Thomas Finn

279 Edward Evans

280 John Hegarty

281 Patrick Brett

282 Denis Ginty

283 Denis Ginty

284 Patrick Ginty & son

Could this Patrick Ginty & Son be my ggggrandfather and his father? There are a couple of Denis Ginty's there too. Michael Guinty's brother's name was Denis, and Irish families tended to name their children after relatives.