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Murphy's and Shea's in Skibbereen

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Murphy's and Shea's in Skibbereen

Irene Horner (View posts)
Posted: 13 Nov 1998 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Murphy, Shea, Collins
I am looking for information about my greatgrand fathers family. Peter Murphy b. in 1858 in Drishanebeg a district outside Skibbereen. Peters parents were Jeremiah Murphy and Catherine Shea. Listed on Peter's baptismal record as his sponsors were Jeremiah Collins and Mary Shea. Peter had one brother Patrick who stayed at the farm in Drishanebeg. Peter immigrated in 1882 to Philadelphia. I have been told that he immigrated with four brothers but I have had no luck finding them. I have found one of his sisters Catherine living in Philadelphia in 1890. I believe the Murphys were related to the Collins family. I have found a baby named Jeremiah Collins buried in the Murphy family plot in Philadelphia. I would be greatful for any help. Thank you.
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Irene Horner 13 Nov 1998 12:00PM GMT 
CrafD1 13 Oct 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Mike Murphy 17 Dec 2000 12:00PM GMT 
Paul Desmond ... 9 Aug 2013 2:10PM GMT 
sarah11007 14 May 2012 9:52PM GMT 
bmdnotices 15 May 2012 7:05AM GMT 
Paul Desmond ... 22 Jul 2013 5:33PM GMT 
Paul Desmond ... 9 Aug 2013 5:49PM GMT 
Paul Desmond ... 10 Aug 2013 10:57PM GMT 
Paul Desmond ... 14 Aug 2013 2:53PM GMT 
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