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Re: Colmey

John Colmey (View posts)
Posted: 21 Jul 2001 8:13PM GMT
Dear Nicola,

I am an American currently living in Hong Kong and France (married to a French woman with one son and one daughter) and have long wished to trace our history in Ireland. I will ask my father more, but the story passed down to me suggests that 6-8 Colmey brothers left Ireland around 1870. They fanned out to New York, MA, and the Midwest and at least one, or possibly his son, became one of the America's leading lawyers and later a judge. My great,great grandfather, one of the brothers moved to Chicago and worked for the railroad there. Once, during a trip to Ireland I saw Vincent Colmey in the phone book and tried to call but he was out at the time, and time moved on.

Also, there apparently is a town or village called Colmey in Belgium -- I'm going to check it out now. Let's stay in touch, and we can tell you about the Colmeys in the U.S.

All best,

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
dnghb09197 13 Dec 2000 12:00PM GMT 
MARYPAULAMALO... 2 Apr 2001 12:00PM GMT 
Nicola 26 Apr 2001 12:00PM GMT 
John Colmey 22 Jul 2001 2:13AM GMT 
Nicola 24 Jul 2001 5:46PM GMT 
lilzimm84 7 Sep 2012 3:45PM GMT 
mikecolmey 22 Feb 2009 12:03PM GMT 
MARYPAULAMALO... 23 Feb 2009 3:22AM GMT 
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MARYPAULAMALO... 3 Mar 2009 1:03AM GMT 
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