I have some Byrne ancestors from Co. Carlow also. Some of the siblings in their family share some of the Given names seen in your posting. Here is some more information.
BYRNE Family & Friends Inquiry Letter
Edward John Byrne Sr. b. abt . 1865 in Bagnelstown, Co. Carlow. One son was Edward John Byrne, Jr b. abt 1885 in Bagnelstown, Co. Carlow.
I would like to Exchange information with other individuals who share the BYRNE surname and may be related to us.
My Great Grandfather Edward John Byrne, Sr. and his wife Ann were both born in Co.Carlow, abt. 1865.My Mother said that he was a railroad man in Ireland, as was his son Edward Jr, in the US. Some of the other siblings were rumored to have left Ireland, and at least one other, (that my mother remembered in Chicago, IL) besides Edward Jr, her father did come to the US.
Edward John, Jr came to the US about 1912-1915 and in 1916 married my Grandmother Joanna (Julia) GRACE in Chicago, IL USA. Joanna was from Co. Kilkenny, Ireland.
Descendants of Edward J. Byrne
1 Edward John Byrne Sr. b. abt 1865 Co. Carlow, Ireland
.. +Ann 1865 -
... 2 Edward John Byrne Jr. 1885 - 1942
....... +Joanna (Julia) Margaret Grace 1889 - 1963
........ 3 Elizabeth Ann Byrne 1918 -
............ +Walter Desmond Kaemerer 1916 - 1984
........ 3 Edward John Byrne (3rd) 1920 - 1969
............ +Eleanor Osburn 1925 -
... 2 Charles Byrne
... 2 Bridgette Byrne
... 2 James Byrne
... 2 Thomas Byrne
Grandfather Edward J. Byrne and his sister Bridgette, were Irish Folk dancers, and participated in many competitions in Ireland. Nothing further is known about Charles, Bridgette, James or Thomas. One or two may have gone to the US also, as my Mother talked about one of them, but she is not sure which one. It is unknown if any others in Our Byrne family left Ireland, but there must have been others.
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