hi fellow researchers. a note to say that the limerick genealogy center has reopened and already i got that my michael spearing married johanna kelly on june 30 1846 in askeaton parish.
i am currently building a matrix of all limerick spearings, spearins, speerins, sperins, speirans etc based on your rootsweb trees, ancestry.com censuses, irish land deeds from the mormons and other assorted sources.
i am attempting to connect all spearing...speiran families from hartwell speirin who died approximately 1747. my branch begins with luke born 1793 in adare. his son was michael. luke died in england in 1860. he was a tailor and i believe he also was john speerin's brother who married mary ruttle and went to canada. my michael came to nj in 1848. luke also had a brother james and a brother michael both of whom were sent as convicts to australia in 1822. i have a host of hartwells, georges nicholases, lukes, james, johns in this matrix some from canada, but also from nj, new york, montana and england.
i would like to email this aroundfor all people rersearching limerick spearing...speiran families and have you comment on possible connections or fill in blanks i have missed.
i will post this on all other messageboards with alternate spellings of spearing...speiran families.