Search for content in message boards

Looking for records on my Grandfather Michael Aloysius Twohig, Born in Cork

Replies: 20

Re: Looking for records on my Grandfather Michael Aloysius Twohig, Born in Cork

Posted: 24 Aug 2012 4:41AM GMT
Classification: Query
Michael Twohig born in about 1800 was married to Frances Kenaley.
They had a son Michael Twohig born 25th March 1827 in Cork.
Michael joined the navy and took part in the 2nd Opium war in China aboard HMS Calcutta.
He retired from the navy in 1859 and joined the coastguard. He was posted to Padstow Coastguard Unit Cornwall England. He died in 1877.
He married Honora Murphy and they had the following children
1. Mary b 1862 in Cork
2. David b 24 July 1865 Rosscarby Cork married Hanna Maria Lynch in 1894
3. Elizabeth b 10 June 1866 Cork
4. John Patrick b 5 May 1867 Mawgan Porth Cornwall The spelling on the net is wrong.
Married Ellen O’Brien on 30 August 1890 in Cork.
This is where I became interested in your family. Ellen O’Brien was the sister of Mary Ann O’Brien who was the mother of Michael Collins 1890-1922.
Their children were known as O’Brien-Twohig and a couple are quite famous and John Patrick was the chief accountant for the Irish Education Dept.
5. Annie V b in 1869 in Mawgan Porth Cornwall
6. Michael Dinnas Aloysius Twohig b 25 Nov 1870 Mawgan Porth Cornwall
He may have married Elizabeth Ann Lynch .
I believed that he died on 24th June 1958 in Cork.
I knew nothing about his emigrating.

If you want to know anymore please contact me through Ancestry.co.uk as I will not put my E-mail address on an open board.
PS I don’t know if Mary Rose b 1899 is the daughter of David or John Patrick.
PS and you are very distantly related to Michael Collins.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Daniel Twohig 1 Sep 2004 7:59PM GMT 
Kevin Casey 17 Oct 2004 11:40PM GMT 
sandrapeters8... 23 Aug 2012 11:18AM GMT 
bernicewheatl... 23 Aug 2012 11:37PM GMT 
7745088 23 Aug 2012 11:56PM GMT 
7745088 24 Aug 2012 12:03AM GMT 
bernicewheatl... 24 Aug 2012 12:52AM GMT 
bernicewheatl... 24 Aug 2012 1:16AM GMT 
bernicewheatl... 24 Aug 2012 3:09AM GMT 
sandrapeters8... 24 Aug 2012 10:41AM GMT 
per page

Find a board about a specific topic

  • Visit our other sites:

© 1997-2014 Ancestry.com | Corporate Information | Privacy | Terms and Conditions