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John Sweeney Bridget ( OGrady ) Ireland / Maine

John Sweeney Bridget ( OGrady ) Ireland / Maine

Posted: 15 Apr 2001 8:08PM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 12:04AM GMT
Looking for info on John Sweeney b. abt. 1800 - 1815 ..... Married Bridget OGrady , she may have been from County Cork . They married in 1839 in Belfast , Maine , it appears that they may have returned to Ireland where their first five children were born ..... and then returned to Maine ..... they had at least 7 children ..... any of this sound familar to anyone ? I would be most grateful for anything anyone can add here ..... Thank you ...... June

John

dick Sweeney (View posts)
Posted: 15 Apr 2001 9:16PM GMT
Do you know what year he died and how old he was at death. Do you know how old he was at marriage date. Did he come as a boy or with family He had to be quite old at marriage if 1800 is possible date of arrival in US. I have 33 Johns but need a little help on age either birth Marriage or death or coming to US. Dick

John Sweeney / Bridget Ogrady in Maine

Posted: 16 Apr 2001 8:49AM GMT
Edited: 11 Jul 2001 12:04AM GMT
I have no birth date ..... he was married to Bridget in 1839 , she was born in 1813 and she died Sept.1, 1887 in Belfast , Maine . I think it is possible that he came to Maine about 1835 . Their first child was born in 1842 in Ireland , so that is why I think they came here for a short while and then returned to Ireland as the 1850 census in Greenwood ( Oxford County Maine ) states the first five children born in Ireland , also they came to Belfast , Maine in 1850 .I think John died in Belfast , Maine but no proof .The childrens names were John , Catherine , Mary , Timothy , Daniel , Elizabeth and Daniel again ..... Thank you for your time . June

bridget

dick sweeney (View posts)
Posted: 17 Apr 2001 9:34AM GMT
bridget is the best bet to find I have a biddy sweeny 19yrs born 1815 came in 1834, a bridget 40, born in 1808 came in 1848, a bridget 40, born 1803 came in 1843 will look for bridget and john together and ship will send later dick
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