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BOLTON married HOGAN in County Clare

BOLTON married HOGAN in County Clare

Posted: 21 Feb 2013 4:47AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 21 Feb 2013 4:47AM GMT
Looking for a Mary Bolton born in County Clare around 1848. Her father's name was John Bolton, a farmer, but I do not know who her mother was. Mary married Michael HOGAN and they lived in Blackhill, County Clare until her death in 1882 as a result of "decline of the lungs". The couple had five children - Mary, Bridget, John, Michael and Patrick (in that order)born between 1873 and 1881 all in the Killokennedy parish. I cannot find a trace of the children after that date and am wondering if they migrated to either the USA or Australia? Has anyone come across anyone in their research who might fit?

Re: BOLTON married HOGAN in County Clare

Posted: 22 Feb 2013 6:11AM GMT
Classification: Query
You could try writing to the 8 Bolton's in the Clare telephone book. There are 80 some Hogan's and unless you can locate them by address I don't know how you would be able to figure out what family is what family.

A child born 1881 would be 30 in 1911 so possibly could be in the 1911 census but there are too many even in Parish Killokennedy.
Normally I would try and figure out who was who but there is a lot of them as all the boys names are so common. The women would be married and difficult to trace.

www.familysearch.org could be helpful look for Limerick Civil Registration for the Parish Killokennedy. I think you would find this difficult because of so many surnames and first names.

Griffith Valuation www.askaboutireland.ie

The name Killokennedy is both a Parish and a townland in the Poor Law Union of Limerick.
Griffith Valuation 1855 has 8 Bolton's and 282 Hogan's

I couldn't locate the name Blackhill except as a townland
in Carlow, Fermanagh, Kildare & Wicklow

Blackhills was in Queen's County Laois, Poor Law Union of
Abbeyleix.

There are two John Bolton's in Griffiths 1855, one in
Parish Kilnoe, Townland Ballydonaghan PLU Scarrif and
Parish Tulla, Townland Tome PLU Tulla

So Parish Killokennedy must of been the Hogan's home parish.

There are 20 Hogan's in the Parish of Killokenndy, 9 of whom are called John. Usually first son given name of father or grandfather.

Co. Clare is one of 4 parish's that don't have Parish records with an Irish History Foundation, this is a pay website.

I understand the Library in Clare has parish records.

There is a genealogical society which only does commission work.

Someone who is more knowledgeable about Clare you probably know where Blackhill, Co. Clare is located.

Annette Code

Re: BOLTON married HOGAN in County Clare

Posted: 16 Mar 2013 1:04AM GMT
Classification: Query
Just starting my Bolton research. My Bridget was born in 1831, parents J and M. One known brother Patrick b 1834. Bridget arrived US 1849. Lived in DC, then Illinois. Her children: Mary, Bridgit, Michael, Kate. Don't know if they are related to yours.....
email me at anom3249@yahoo.com
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