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Gibneys in County Meath, Ireland

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Gibney/McCann

Posted: 11 Jan 1999 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 21 Nov 2001 4:58PM GMT
Surnames: GIBNEY, McCANN
My g-g-grandparents were Catherine Gibney and James McCann, both born in 1844. As far as I know, they left West Meath in about 1863 with one son, Patrick Joseph McCann, age 3. According to the census records, there was another daughter born on board ship in NY harbor, confirming a family story. The remaining children were born in Chicago. I have copies of both ancestors' death certificates on which a daughter states that she does not know who her own grandparents in Ireland were, only that here parents were born in Ireland. James worked as a carriage driver in Chicago, Catherine not at all. I hope that these names mean something to someone. Would anyone happen to know which parish in WestMeath would be my best bet for these two families? Thanks.
Pat McCann
Dallas, TX
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
MurphyDennis 26 Dec 1998 12:00PM GMT 
Michael Troy 7 Jan 1999 12:00PM GMT 
patrickmccann... 11 Jan 1999 12:00PM GMT 
patrickmccann... 7 Sep 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Maura Fagan 8 Jan 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Merle Farrington 12 Jul 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Gerard Leonard 29 Jan 2000 12:00PM GMT 
magisterpat 4 Aug 2001 10:32PM GMT 
jeffofhhk 4 Apr 2002 2:35AM GMT 
Cheryl McDonald Schuman 22 Jul 2002 3:03AM GMT 
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