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SEERY in Offaly

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SEERY in Offaly

Posted: 10 Nov 1999 12:59AM GMT
Edited: 5 Jul 2001 12:05PM GMT
I believe that I may have found my Seery's as stemming from Offaly (see message #5 above).

I have Patrick born 1840-44 in Ireland. His brother, John, born roughly 1834. Their younger brother Thomas born in roughly 1848. All three emigrated to the Philadelphia area. It seems that Patrick and John fought in the Civil War. While reseraching John's pension records at the National Archives in Washington, DC, I found a letter in the file, written by his wife, after his death. The letter asks for an increase in the amount of her pension, and provided various personal details as she was trying to demonstrate that she was indeed his wife. Among the information, it stated he was born in Kin's County (now Offaly), Ireland. Therefore, I believe this is where he and his brother's were born. Any information, or possible matches, are greatly appreciated.

Melissa Gordon
mag_psu@rocketmail.com
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
mag_psu 10 Nov 1999 7:59AM GMT 
Brenda Jackson 22 Oct 2000 6:06PM GMT 
Brenda Jackson 22 Oct 2000 6:11PM GMT 
mag_psu 24 Oct 2000 6:59AM GMT 
csully56 4 Nov 2010 3:53PM GMT 
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