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Gribbin family, Bogassen, County Antrim, Ireland

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Re: Gribbin family, Bogassen, County Antrim, Ireland

Posted: 30 Dec 2004 9:14PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 22 Feb 2005 12:24PM GMT
Hugh,
Thank you for taking interests in my request.
I hope some of what follows is useful. I working off an old copy of a typed manuscipt originally penned by the late Robert Emmett Gribbin one-time Bishop of the of the Episcopalian Archdiocese of North Carolina. Gribbin describe the describes the birthplace of his father John Gribbin as "Bogassen, near Portglenone, County Antrim, Ireland. John Gribbin's mother Margaret McWhinney was born southwest of Portglenone in Magherafelt, County Derry (Londonderry). I don't know if Ireland is anything like America where name places change, fade away after a generation of two, and/or are incorporated into larger town's and city's through expansion. If so Bogassen may be lost to more modern maps. I do appreciate your assistance though. Hope this helps.

Respectfully Submitted,

Stephen
Washington, DC
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
CitizenSoldie... 30 Dec 2004 11:43PM GMT 
Hugh Macartney 31 Dec 2004 1:43AM GMT 
CitizenSoldie... 31 Dec 2004 4:14AM GMT 
justjennings 21 Dec 2012 7:47PM GMT 
Hugh Macartney 31 Dec 2004 7:29PM GMT 
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