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Posted: 28 Feb 2004 9:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
My gr grandmother was alice fallen from glasgow,her father was john owen fallen and sarah gallagher from ireland,john owen known as owen,s mother was bridget fallen and i cant make out his fathers forename on john owen and sarahs marriage certificate.Any connectios please e mail me at nickkib@yahoo.com

Thanks
Posted: 3 Dec 2011 2:56AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Fallen / Bermingham / Gallagher
Hi I would love to help, as I think John Owen Fallen and Sarah Gallagher are my great great grandparents. If you could share any information e.g. scan of certificates my husband is really good at reading those (he has spent 10 years + on research of his own family)

Look forward to hearing

Lucy

Re: Fallen

Posted: 21 Feb 2013 7:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: FALLEN of Partick, Glasgow
Looking for information on the Fallen family who lived at 42 Well Street, Partick, Glasgow in the 1880s and 1890s. Our ancestor was a Denis Fallen, married to a Mary Cherry in March 1897, and his father was named as Denis Fallen on this marriage certificate, and his mother as Sarah Fallen. According to the census information, Owen Fallen was his father.
Denis was the oldest of several siblings, including Bridget, Michael, Joseph, Alice, Sarah, John and James. Does anyone have any information about this family?

Re: Fallen

Posted: 21 Feb 2013 8:58PM GMT
Classification: Query
This is an amazing coincidence. Last night I started researching my family tree and think I have correctly traced it back to Fallen at 42 wells street. My Papa James Fallen was the son of Denis Fallen and Mary Cherry. I was slightly confused by the marriage cert showing the father as Denis but on the census it shows as Owen ? I too would love to find out more information.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 12:33AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi I have a copy of a marriage certificate for John Owen Fallen (Known as Owen Fallen) worked as a ships labourer. Parents Denis and Bridget Fallen
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 12:37AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi - I have fund out that Owen Fallen name was actually John Owen Fallen. He was born between 1848 and 1849 in Ireland. He was a ships labourer and he married Sarah Gallacher on 19th July 1869 in Bonhill, Dunbarton, Dubartonshire, Scotland.

John's Owen parents are Dennis and Bridget Fallen - we think Bridget's maiden name is also Fallen.

Re: Fallen

Posted: 26 Feb 2013 1:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi,thank you for the helpful information. Its interesting how confusing the name changes can make researching!I am really pleased I found this website :) You are one step ahead of me but hopefully I can now have a go at searching the Irish records.Have you done that yet? Denis and Mary Fallen were my Great Grandparents, are you related to them too?
Posted: 27 Feb 2013 4:19AM GMT
Classification: Query
Yes I am related great great grandparents. We struggled to get much further back on the Irish side due to the records being destroyed in the fire. In addition you come up against the issue of English translations aswell as English may have been a second language and many could not read or write. The marriage certficate we have is signed with an x

Re: Fallen

Posted: 3 Mar 2013 1:46PM GMT
Classification: Query
Yes that is a shame about the fire destroying records. I am very new to all of this and am fortunate to have a good start with your information. I will let you know if I come up with anything new. Best wishes Carolyn
Posted: 30 Mar 2013 3:14AM GMT
Classification: Query
My Grandfather was Denis Fallen,. He was the son of Denis and Mary Cherry.

Denis married Elizabeth Gibb in The USA before returning to Glasgow. My mother was born in. 42 Coopers Wells Street in 1940.

Please contact me for further info.

Linda
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