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Catherine CASEY,,,, Sligo Co Ireland

Catherine CASEY,,,, Sligo Co Ireland

Posted: 5 Aug 2012 3:13AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Catherine CASEY
born abt 1796..married Mark KILLORAN abt 1819 and settled in Downie, Perth Ontario in 1845...
Catherine died in 1891

looking for birth info...parents... and parish/

Re: Catherine CASEY,,,, Sligo Co Ireland

Posted: 6 Oct 2012 12:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
There are still Killoran's and Casey's in the Sligo telephone directory.

You should be able although your dates are super early to cross-reference the two families in Sligo. Using Griffith Valuation on look for common Parish's for the two names. A lot of work as there are 77 Killoran's and 111 Casey's.

Parish records for Sligo: About 26 parish's for each RC/CofI
The earliest Parish for RC is 1762, no more till 1805, then 1817+
Church of Ireland 1 1796, then 1803, 1815, 1825+
The odds of having the right parish are not good.

A Parish birth record gives mother, father and mother's maiden name, parish/place/date

Mark is an unusual name for the time so you might be able to find a birth record using just his name and birth year. Its worth a try you will either get one or not. You can find the above mentioned Parish records on a Irish History Foundation to which Sligo belongs. Its a not for profit but fee paying website. Is about the only way to find records without visiting Ireland. If you can visit there are parish records kept at the National Library, some of which were microfilmed by the Latter Day Saints, but you would need the Parish to have the microfilm #. going through thousands of names would take forever.

Church of Ireland records are easier as all surviving Parish registers are kept in one place the Representative
Church Library in Dublin.

other sources: United kingdom+Ireland+Sligo + Sligo

This is the Westmeath board so you should post on the Sligo board as well.

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