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Kinvara same as kinvaraugh?

Kinvara same as kinvaraugh?

Posted: 20 Jan 2013 4:20AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Lydon, Leydon
I have a marriage license from Michael and Julia Lydon/Leyden who were married in Massachusetts 1852. It says that Julia was born in Kinvraraugh, Ireland. Does anyone know if that was ever a spelling for Kinvara? Also, Michael is listed as being from "Ovenvoir",Ireland. I cannot find any information or an area similar to that spelling. Any info would help! Thanks in advance.

Amanda

Re: Kinvara same as kinvaraugh?

Posted: 31 Jan 2013 4:32PM GMT
Classification: Query
Amanda,

Bad spelling was so common place. My guess is Kinvara or Kinvarra and Oranmore. Both are in south Galway near the coast

Re: Kinvara same as kinvaraugh?

Posted: 31 Jan 2013 11:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
That makes sense! Thank you for your help!
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