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Springfield mentioned in civil parish of Ballisodare

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Re: Springfield mentioned in civil parish of Ballisodare

Posted: 20 Apr 2013 4:17PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: JOHNSTON
Hey, just did a little further research and I think I found the answer, but it is a puzzle anyway. It looks like Springfield is the Anglo name for Magheragillerneeve, which is in Drumcliff civil parish. The puzzling part is that it is so far away from Ballidrihid. That is the townland where John and Margaret were living when they had Bridget in 1869, Margaret in 1873 and Elizabeth in 1876, even though father's homeplace was in Springfield. I guess that means he was likely not the eldest brother because Michael Johnston was having babies about the same time frame in Springfield.
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jeannemarge 20 Apr 2013 7:25PM GMT 
jeannemarge 20 Apr 2013 10:17PM GMT 
Tu2Tu 21 Apr 2013 7:55PM GMT 
jeannemarge 21 Apr 2013 8:02PM GMT 
Tu2Tu 22 Apr 2013 8:07AM GMT 
GILROY_JIM 4 Oct 2013 1:21PM GMT 
Murph_ 6 Oct 2013 4:48AM GMT 
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