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Folan family in Spiddal

Folan family in Spiddal

Posted: 9 Nov 1998 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 20 Mar 2004 11:51AM GMT
Surnames: Folan
I'm looking for information about Bridget Folan and her family. She was born on February 7, 1896 in Spiddal. Her parents were James Folan and Bridget Joyce Folan. She emigrated to the United States on date unknown. She had nine siblings. Her sister Barbara emigrated to the United States and a brother, Martin, emigrated to Canada. Names of the other siblings are unknown.

James & Bridget Folan

Posted: 30 May 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 14 Oct 2002 6:30AM GMT
Surnames: Folan, Lydon
I don't know if any possible relationship here, but too many common names not to contact you.
I have James FOLAN, born 1861 (son of James FOLAN & Julia) - married about 1900? - to Bridget LYDON, born 1871 - they named their son Martin Joseph FOLAN, who was born March 11, 1904 in East Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

Folan/Lydon

Bridget Folan (View posts)
Posted: 13 Aug 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Strange, my grandfather's name is Patrick Folan and Married
Delia Lydon in Inveren in the early 1900's.

Re: Folan family in Spiddal

Posted: 8 Feb 2003 4:45AM GMT
Classification: Query
A Barbara R. Foley, born 1902 in Ireland, the daughter of James Folan and Bridget Joyce, married Charles Kemp in 1933 in Gorham, Maine - could she be the sister of your Bridget Folan?

Margaret

Re: Folan family in Spiddal

Posted: 15 Jun 2004 2:02AM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm trying to gather information on my Grandmother
Bridget Folan (Foley) who was the sister of Barbara R. Kemp who lived in Boston, MA. I know they immigrated
to the U.S. but date unknown.

Re: Folan family in Spiddal

Posted: 27 Mar 2005 10:54PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 16 Jul 2006 3:39PM GMT
Surnames: Folan
Margaret,
Are you related to Barbara Kemp? She was my Great
Aunt. Bridget Folan Dickerson was my GM.

Re: Folan family in Spiddal

Margaret (View posts)
Posted: 28 Mar 2005 12:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Cathy,

I don't know if I am related. I had Folans/Foleys who lived in Cornamona, Spiddal, and one of them emigrated to Norwood, Mass, so I have been doing some research in those records.

Do you know yet who are the Foley grandparents of Bridget and Barbara Foley, in other words, who are the parents of their father James Foley? I located the marriage record in Gorham, Maine of Charles Kemp and Barbara Foley on 12 Oct 1933, but didn't find a death record for either person. Did anyone move to Massachusetts in that family?

Margaret

Re: Folan family in Spiddal

Cathy (View posts)
Posted: 28 Mar 2005 12:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi Margaret,

According to the info I've come across my GGF's parents
were James and Julia Folan.

Yes, both Bridget and Barbara lived in Boston,Ma.

My Grandmother died in 1990, Barbara died in 1993
Charles Kemp died in 1966 all of them in Boston.



Re: Folan family in Spiddal

Margaret (View posts)
Posted: 28 Mar 2005 4:38AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hmmm. My Spiddal Foley ancestors were James Foley and Julia Foley (her maiden name was Foley) But I think they were a little too early to be the same as your James and Julia Foley. I'm guessing that you got the parents' names from the marriage record for James Foley to Bridget Joyce?

Margaret

Re: Folan family in Spiddal

Posted: 29 Sep 2007 9:22PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Folan O'Donnell
Hi I was just wondering about Barbara, Do u know who she married?
Thanking u in advance,

Norah
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