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I am trying to find any info. on my gggrandfather William, bd unknown. He was living in townland of Magherasollus near Raphoe,County Donegal sometime between 1800 and 1830.I have only James so far as his only son,but am fairly sure there were other siblings but cannot find any evidence so far.I have some info.regarding a couple of marriages that took place in Raphoe presbyterian church that may be Williams' sons,but unable to verify.I would also like to know what year William passed and where he is buried.William was listed as a farmer in Magherasollus.
Hi,my name is Wayne and I am trying to find ancestors on my mothers side.I am from Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada.Having grown up in a catholic orphnage until I was sixteen.I never knew any family and at first didn't consider it important,but now that I'm in my sixties it somehow is.I have two grown children,six grandchildren and no ggrandchildren yet.I am following my mothers ancestry because I don't know who my father is.Hopefully,one or more of the family will develop an interest in genealogy in the future.When I first started my genealogical journey,I had only my mothers name. Now,I have my grandparents,their children,my ggrands and their children. Most of this info.I thank a cousin in British Columbia for.This genealogical journey is addictive and consuming. Good luck to everyone.
Eleanor Gardiner(1797-1856) was the wife of Andrew McConnell(1785-1869).They lived in the townland of Carnshanagh,County Donegal,Ireland.They had seven,maybe eight chilren:William,John,Catherine,Andrew,Martha,Nancy,Eliza,maybe Eleanor.They could have been in the parish of Taughboyne.At this time,I have no indication of who her parents may have been? Nancy grew up to marry my Greatgrandfather James McCracken (1830) from Raphoe,County Donegal,Ireland.
I,m pretty green at this ,so please bear with me.This is a list of my grandparents (George and Eliza) children. The first five were born in Dauphin,Manitoba. George 12/27/1909,Ronald Gilmour 10/07/1911,Robert Ross 02/01/1913,Thelma 09/30/1914,William James 03/18/1916. The remaining seven were born in Kamsack,Saskatchewan : John Allan 12/09/1917,Samuel Wallace 02/28/1919,Gilbert 09/12/1920,Ruby 11/20/1921,Gordon Russell 03/01/1923,Verna Irene 06/05/1925,Ethel Mae 02/08/1927 (my mother). I hope this helps and I don,t wish to offend any immediate family. My mom is interred in Winnipeg under Suzanski. Gordon is,I believe interred in Pine Falls,Manitoba. John Allen interred in Chiliwack. As for the others,I don,t know. Respectfully, Wayne G Tymchuk
My grandfather George McCracken was born March 1,1880,in County Donegal,Ireland,Town and parish of Raphoe.Georges father,James McCracken married Anne McConnell and over time had thirteen children,two died in infancy.In 1883,James moved his family to Ottawa,Canada and later started a merchant tailor shop.Grandfather got married in Montreal,where he met my grandmother,who was from the same town as he.After the marriage,they left for Dauphin,Manitoba where my grandfather worked for the railroad.They had five children in Dauphin.In 1917,grandfather moved the family to Kamsack,Saskatchewan where he still worked for the railroad.They had seven more children here,my mother being the youngest.
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