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some COUNIHAN marriages New Zealand 1879 - 1927

some COUNIHAN marriages New Zealand 1879 - 1927:

Annie Amelda Counihan
- married William Fleming Kennedy in 1914

Bena Eva Counihan
- married John McKendry in 1910

Catherine Mary Counihan
- married James Cotter in 1925

Edith Ann Counihan
- married John Fitzpatrick Henerique Thompson in 1910

Edmund Counihan
- married Ellen Emily Keeffe in 1911

Edward Joseph Counihan
- married Lydia Rhoda Knight in 1919

Elizabeth Dorothy Counihan
- married George Thompson Charlie King in 1927

Eugene Counihan
- married Mary O'Brien in 1879

Frederick Joseph Counihan
- married Violet Martha Edgeler in 1927

Hannah Counihan
- married John O'Rourke in 1926

Jeremiah Counihan
- married Elizabeth Edgar Grant in 1900

John Counihan
- married Bridget Sullivan in 1883

John Counihan
- married Emily Radburnd in 1915

Katherine Josephine Counihan
- married James Joseph Robinson in 1922

Mary Counihan
- married John Healy in 1900

Timothy Counihan
- married Kate Brosnan in 1892

the 100 most common names found in IRELAND

From the site IRISH MANES
... The Origin of Irish Family Names, a list of the 100 most common names found in Ireland and their meanings


These details were compiled from the 1890 Matheson report

Rank - Name - Gaelic Equivalent - Meaning

1 Murphy - Murchadha - sea-battler

2 Kelly - Ceallaigh - bright-headed

3 O'Sullivan - Silleabhin - dark-eyed

4 Walsh - Breathnach - Welshman

5 Smith - Mac Gabhann - son of the smith

6 O'Brien - Briain - high, noble

7 Byrne - Broin - a raven

8 Ryan - Maoilriain - king

9 O'Connor - Conchobhair - patron of warriors

10 O'Neill - Nill - from Niall of the Nine Hostages

11 O'Reilly - Raghallaigh

12 Doyle - Dubhghaill - dark foreigner

13 McCarthy - Mac Carthaigh - loving person

14 Gallagher - Gallchobhair - lover of foreigners

15 O'Doherty - Dochartaigh - hurtful

16 Kennedy - Cinnide - helmet headed

17 Lynch - Loinsigh - seafarer, exile

18 Murray - Muireadhaigh - lord, master

19 Quinn - Cuinn - wisdom, chief

20 Moore - Mordha - majestic

21 McLoughlin - Mac Lochlainn - viking

22 O'Carroll - Cearbhaill - valorous in battle

23 Connolly - Conghaile - fierce as a hound

24 Daly - Dlaigh - assembles frequently

25 O'Connell - Conaill - strong as a wolf

26 Wilson - Mac Liam - son of William

27 Dunne - Duinn brown

28 Brennan - Braonin - sorrow

29 Burke - de Brca - from Richard de Burgh

30 Collins - Coilein - young warrior

31 Campbell - crooked mouth

32 Clarke - Clirigh - clergyman

33 Johnston - Mac Sein - son of John

34 Hughes - hAodha - fire

35 O'Farrell - Fearghail - man of valour

36 Fitzgerald - Mac Gearailt - spear rule

37 Brown - Mac an Bhreithin - son of the brehon (judge)

38 Martin - Mac Giolla Mhirtn - devotee of Saint Martin

39 Maguire - Mag Uidhir - dun-coloured

40 Nolan - Nuallin - famous

41 Flynn - Floinn - bright red

42 Thompson - Mac Tomis - son of Thom

43 O'Callaghan - Ceallachin - bright headed

44 O'Donnell - Domhnaill - world-mighty

45 Duffy - Dufaigh - dark, black

46 O'Mahony - Mathna - bear-calf

47 Boyle - Baoill - vain pledge

48 Healy - halaighthe - artistic, scientific

49 O'Shea - Saghdha - fine, stately

50 White - Mac Giolla Bhin - of fair complexion

51 Sweeney - Mac Suibhne - pleasant

52 Hayes - hAodha - fire

53 Kavanagh Caomhnach comely, mild

54 Power - de Paor - the poor man

55 McGrath - Mac Craith - son of grace

56 Moran - Mrin - great

57 Brady - Mac Brdaigh - spirited

58 Stewart - Stiobhard - one who superintends

59 Casey - Cathasaigh - vigilant in war, watchful

60 Foley - Foghladh - a plunderer

61 Fitzpatrick - Mac Giolla Phdraig - devotee of Saint Patrick

62 O'Leary - Laoghaire - calf-herd

63 McDonnell - Mac Domhnaill - world-mighty

64 MacMahon - Mac Mathna - bear-calf

65 Donnelly - Donnghaile - brown valour

66 Regan - Riagin - little king

67 Donovan - Donnabhin - brown, black

68 Burns - from Scottish Burness

69 Flanagan - Flannagin - red, ruddy

70 Mullan - Maolin - bald

71 Barry - de Barra - Cambro-Norman name

72 Kane - Cathin - battler

73 Robinson - son of Robert

74 Cunningham - Scottish name

75 Griffin - Grofa - Welsh: Gruffudd

76 Kenny - Cionaoith - fire sprung

77 Sheehan - O'Siodhachain - peaceful

78 Ward - Mac an Bhaird - son of the bard

79 Whelan - Faolin - wolf

80 Lyons - Laighin - grey

81 Reid - red haired, ruddy complexion

82 Graham - grey home

83 Higgins - hUiginn

84 Cullen - Cuilinn - holly

85 Keane - Mac Cathin

86 King - Cionga

87 Maher - Meagher - fine, majestic

88 MacKenna - Mac Cionaoith - fire-sprung

89 Bell - Mac Giolla Mhaoil

90 Scott - a Scottish gael

91 Hogan - hgin - young

92 O'Keeffe - Caoimh - gentle

93 Magee - Mag Aoidh - fire

94 MacNamara - Mac Conmara - hound of the sea

95 MacDonald - Mac Dnaill - world-mighty

96 MacDermott - Mac Diarmada - free from jealousy

97 Molony - Maolomhnaigh - servant of the Church

98 O'Rourke - Ruairc

99 Buckley - Buachalla - cow herd

100 O'Dwyer - Dubhuir - black

HISTORY of ALL 32 Counties of IRELAND

the 32 Counties of IRELAND originally made as a quick reference when researching ancestors

I have posted it here to aid others:

each County is highlighted - click for the history of each ...

COUNTY Antrim
PROVINCE: Ulster

COUNTY Armagh
PROVINCE: Ulster

COUNTY Carlow
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Cavan
PROVINCE: Ulster

COUNTY Clare
PROVINCE: Munster

COUNTY Cork
PROVINCE: Munster

COUNTY Donegal
PROVINCE: Ulster

COUNTY Down
PROVINCE: Ulster

COUNTY Dublin
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Fermanagh
PROVINCE: Ulster

COUNTY Galway
PROVINCE: Connacht

COUNTY Kerry
PROVINCE: Munster

COUNTY Kildare
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Kilkenny
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Laois
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Leitrim
PROVINCE: Connacht

COUNTY Limerick
PROVINCE: Munster

COUNTY Londonderry
PROVINCE: Ulster

COUNTY Longford
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Louth
PRIVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Mayo
PROVINCE: Connacht

COUNTY Meath
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Monaghan
PROVINCE: Ulster

COUNTY Offaly
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Roscommon
PROVINCE: Connacht

COUNTY Sligo
PROVINCE: Connacht

COUNTY Tipperary
PROVINCE: Munster

COUNTY Tyrone
PROVINCE: Ulster

COUNTY Waterford
PROVINCE: Munster

COUNTY Westmeath
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Wexford
PROVINCE: Leinster

COUNTY Wicklow
PROVINCE: Leinster

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some BASHFORD marriages NZ 1869 - 1930

some BASHFORD marriages NZ 1869 - 1930:

Annie Maxwell Bashford
- married James Blincoe in 1899

Charles Bashford
- married Amelia Ann Lawrence in 1874

Edgar Henry Bashford
- married Ethel Annie Gay in 1912

Ellen Bashford
- married John Kallas in 1905

Emily Louisa Bashford
- married Leslie John West in 1904

Emily Mary Bashford
- married Alexander Montgomerie in 1892

Fanny Bashford
- married Charles Pollard Lord in 1890

Francis George Hughes Bashford
- married Ada Bradbury in 1922

Francis Mary Bashford
- married Raynor Ashton Ching in 1918

Frank William Bashford
- married Lydia Risetto in 1908

Frederick Bashford
- married Eliza Durce in 1878

Grace Edith Hobart Bashford
- married John Francis Inverarity in 1909

Henry Bashford
- married Annie Fuller in 1869

Isabella Margaret Bashford
- married Neils Anton Christiansen in 1906

James Dawson Bashford
- married Margaret McLachlan in 1902

John Edward Bashford
- married Marcia Jane Dorsett in 1873

John Penberthy Bashford
- married Mabel Mildred Pearce in 1907

Laura Bashford
- married George Morley in 1870

Louisa Bashford
- married William Henry Billinghurst in 1893

Marion Victoria Bashford
- married George Buckthought in 1901

Marjory Ethel Bashford
- married Samuel Reginald Ball in 1924

Pomona Amelia Bashford
- married Allan McGregor in 1930

Rhoda Leanora Bashford
- married Alfred Thomas Phillips in 1898

Veronica Mabel Bashford
- married Arthur Eli John Hann in 1930

Viola Mildred Bashford
- married Arnold Colenso in 1930

William James Bashford
- married Marjory Ethel Millier in 1915

GEDDES, Otago University Graduates 1930 - 1954

GEDDES New Zealand, UNIVERSITY GRADUATES 1930 - 1954

Agnes Dorothy Geddes
- University: Canterbury
- 1938
- Degree: M.A.

Colin Campbell Geddes (1902-1969)
- University: Otago
- 1926
- Degree: M.Sc.

George Harper Geddes (1912-1977)
- University: Canterbury
- 1937
- Degree: M.A.

George Harper Geddes (1912-1977)
- University: Otago
- 1945
- Degree: B.Com

Hector John Geddes
- University: Otago, Camterbury
- 1930
- Degree: M.Agr.Sc.

John Alastair Geddes (1923-1995)
- University: Victoria
- 1945
- Degree: B.Sc.

John Malcom Geddes
- University: Otago
- 1954
- Degree: B.Com

John McKail Geddes
- University: Auckland
- 1954
- Degree: B.A. LL.B.

Keith Edward Geddes (1930-2003)
- University: Otago
- 1953
- Degree: B.A.

Murray Geddes (1909-1944)
- University: Otago
- 1938
- Degree: M.A.

Percy Patrick Geddes (198-2002)
- University: Canterbury
- 1953
- Degree: M.A.
- note: 2nd Class Honours

William Robert Geddes
- University: Otago
- 1938
- Degree: B.A.

William Robert Geddes
- University: Otago
- 1939
- Degree: M.A.
- note: Senior Scholar 2nd Class Honours

GULLERY marriages in NZ 1873 - 1929

the known GULLERY marriages in NZ 1873 - 1929:

Agnes Sarah Gullery
- married Nicholas GESTRO in 1910

Alice Jane Gullery
- married John NOTTLE in 1923

Beatrice Ada Gullery
- married William Richard Owen WELLS in 1899

Beatrice Dorothy Gullery
- married Ernest Charles LAWRENCE in 1910

Charles Howard Gullery
- married Ellen NEWTON in 1905
- they had 9 children & divorced in 1939
- Ellen is buried Te Henui, Charles ashes were scattered Queen Charlotte Sound

Clara Ethel Gullery
- married Alfred John TURNER in 1908

Clarissa Ivy Gullery
- married Arthur Brew CLEMENS in 1904

Delimont Edward Gullery
- married Dorothy Amy APHED in 1929

Ellen Blizzard Gullery
- married Reuben SMITH in 1919

Emily Jessie Gullery
- married Kenneth Gordon COLMAN in 1924

Herman Charles Gullery
- married Myrtle Fanny LEE in 1923

Nathan Newton Gullery
- married Florence Edna HOPE in 1922

Selina Christina Gullery
- married John Thornton LANDALL in 1896
- 2 known daughters

Simon John Gullery
- married Clarissa Barfield BLIZZARD in 1873

Simon John Gullery
- married Elizabeth Ann BERG in 1901

Simon John Gullery
- married Beatrice Bentick LANDALL in 1918

Thomas Alva Gullery
- married Grace Muriel DOBLE in 1927

Thomas Jabez Gullery
- married Myra Anna JOHNSON in 1910

Thomas James Gullery
- married Mary Jane HARVEY in 1885

William Barfield Gullery
- married Vera NEWMAN in 1923

some KEEFFE marriages New Zealand 1853 - 1926

some KEEFFE marriages New Zealand 1853 - 1926:

Alexander Bruce Smith Keeffe
- married Catherine Sarah OConnor in 1921

Alma Keeffe
- married Murdock Kerr in 1904

Amelia Florence Keeffe
- married Robert Buchanan Paterson in 1899

Amy Mary Keeffe
- married John Matheson Robertson in 1899

Daniel Keeffe
- married in 1853

Denis Keeffe
- married Mary Moore in 1892

Denis Keeffe
- married Catherine Hopkinson in 1900

Edith Mary Keeffe
- married Thomas Herbert Wilarne in 1913

Ellen Emily Keeffe
- married Edmund Counihan in 1911

Ethel Emily Keeffe
- married Robert Mitchell McLean in 1912

George James Keeffe
- married Bessie Sophia McGregor in 1904

Grace Ellen Keeffe
- married Frederick Sorensen in 1915

Helena Maud Keeffe
- married Frederick William Page in 1923

Jane Elizabeth Mary Keeffe
- married Alexander Allan in 1912

John Keeffe
- married Rose Clancy in 1869

John Keeffe
- married Elvina Elizabeth Esler in 1921

Julia Keeffe
- married Edward Vazey in 1876

Kate Agnes Keeffe
- married Cecil Bertram Anderson in 1919

Lilian Rose Keeffe
- married Cyril James Harris in 1926

Maggie Keeffe
- married George Edward Morgan in 1890

Mary Keeffe
- married Timothy Lyons in 1880

Michael Keeffe
- married Mary Goulton in 1902

Patrick Keeffe
- married Ethel Emily Storey in 1889

some EDGELIER marriages New Zealand 1886 - 1930

some EDGELIER marriages New Zealand 1886 - 1930:

Ada Emily Edgeler
- married Robert Jamieson in 1907

Albert James Edgeler
- married Ellen Margaret O'Keefe in 1922

Alma Edgeler
- married Mary Bryant in 1886

Beatrice Alice Edgeler
- married William Egertin Knight in 1916

Edward Charles Edgeler
- married Florence Ethel Edgeler in 1913

Eurydice Evelyn Edgeler
- married William Horace Westaway in 1927

Florence Ethel Edgeler
- married Edward Charles Edgeler in 1913

George Henry Edgeler
- married Nellie Elizabeth Gillum in 1928

George Henry Edgeler
- married Margaret Cook in 1930

Georgina Margaret Edgeler
- married Thomas Albert de Reuzy in 1915

Hazel Matilda Edgeler
- married Lester Graham Glen in 1929

John Gilbert Edgeler
- married Ezra Margaret Hatton in 1924

John Gilbert Edgeler
- married Christina Eaglestone in 1902

John Gilbert Edgeler
- married Olive Evelyne Glen in 1928

Sarah Ann Edgeler
- married John Leonard Bowers in 1823

Violet Martha Edgeler
- married Frederick Joseph Counihan in 1927

some WESTAWAY marriages New Zealand 1875-1930

some WESTAWAY marriages New Zealand 1875-1930

Caroline Louisa Westaway
- married Harry Roper in 1918

Eleanor Mary Westaway
- married Albert John Kingdon in 1915

Elsie Elizabeth Westaway
- married Nicholas Louis Fitzgerald in 1925

Eurydice Evelyn Westaway
- married Albert Hector Henderson in 1930

Francis Westaway
- married Ethel Maud Lancaster Watson in 1907

George Frederick Westaway
- marriedHilda Lane in 1927

James Madge Westaway
- married Agnes Austin in 1914

John Westaway
- married Louisa Harris in 1879

Lucy Agnes Westaway
- married Andrew Costelloe in 1906

Lydia Westaway
- married William Arthur Davis in 1916

Percy Westaway
- married Sarah Ruby Millar in 1924

Stella Westaway
- married Charles Gordon Roy Siddells in 1913

Walter William Westaway
- married Matilda Lyley Kilminster in 1901

Walter William Westaway
- married Sarah Mills in 1921

William Westaway
- married Ellen Horner in 1876

William Westaway
- married Margaret Ellen Giddings in 1923

William Horace Westaway
- married Eurydice Evelyn Edgeler in 1927

GIDDINGS marriages New Zealand 1874 - 1927

the known GIDDINGS marriages New Zealand 1874 - 1927:

Alice Harriet Giddings
- married Henry FAIRBANK in 1896

Arthur John Giddings
- married Grace Letitia BUCK in 1897

Eliza Giddings
- married Joseph MARTIN in 1887

Ethel Giddings
- married Robert COLEE in 1916

Ethel Marion Giddings
- married James Martin RENNIE in 1913

Frances Nellie Giddings
- married Jacob Alfred WAHREN in 1903

George Giddings
- married Mary Elizabeth ADAMS in 1874

George Giddings
- married Sarah SANSON in 1904

Gladys Ivy Giddings
- married Phillip David KENNARD in 1927

Henry Boyle Giddings
- married Louisa Florence HARROW in 1889

Horace William Giddings
- married Annie Moore TURNER in 1916

Joseph Giddings
- married Gladys Emily PENNO in 1921

Margaret Ellen Giddings
- married William WESTAWAY in 1923

Mary Grace Giddings
- sister of Richard Francis Giddings (next)
- married Charles Percival MORCOM in 1925

Richard Francis Giddings
- married Gertrude Isobel GILLIES in 1925

Samuel Harry Giddings
- married Edith Maud Mary WELCH (1881-1972) in 1907
- Edith was born in Masterton to Janes WELCH & Elizabeth Sarah CHANDLER

Thomas Richard Giddings
- married Laura Mary SAMPSON in 1924

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