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Posted: 21 Jul 2010 7:56PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi, I'll be posting a new thread on this, but I thought I'd mention that my great-grandmother's name was Mary Mahony and she married a Rooney (first name unknown). Her parents were Seamus Mahony and Bridget O'Connell, according to her death certificate in 1918. The information was given to the cononer by her brother-in-law, so he could have said "O'Connor" instead.. I am finding in my research that many misspelled names appear. Those being counted in each census were at the mercy of the census taker, who transcribed what he heard them say, many times with language barriers....
My point is, maybe there is a connection to our families??
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LittleCalamit... 23 Aug 1998 12:00PM GMT 
Michael F. Sheehan 24 May 1999 12:00PM GMT 
jackcopet 30 Apr 2003 3:51PM GMT 
Paula (Rooney) Hyre 22 Dec 2005 5:29PM GMT 
jasonsoma61 20 Aug 2008 7:49PM GMT 
oldmaude626 22 Jul 2010 1:56AM GMT 
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