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Posted: 26 May 2013 9:21AM GMT
Classification: Query
Trying to help in this thread. If your ancestors in America it is easy (due to our great documentation, census every 10 years) to reconstruct American Families backwards.

Ireland is an entirely different situation as the only census available are 1901 and 1911. FInd you people in their townlands there and you set. If not move back in time to Griffiths Valuation, or Tithe applotment.

The townland they came from is critical as you need the County, Townland, and Surname to find the right family line -- without that it is all guessing (and just because surname is same/similar means very little - think about How many Murphy lines there are 100s, 1000s, 10 or 1000s - so again, Surname, Townland, County, and search from there (have posting many free reseach sources on Sligo list)....

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Murph_ 26 May 2013 3:21PM GMT 
mtnamaverick 26 May 2013 3:30PM GMT 
streamstown 6 Apr 2005 4:52PM GMT 
Murph_ 26 May 2013 3:06PM GMT 
Eileen 20 May 2005 10:19AM GMT 
Murph_ 26 May 2013 3:26PM GMT 
Murph_ 26 May 2013 3:02PM GMT 
streamstown 28 Mar 2004 9:08PM GMT 
silversarah16 29 Mar 2004 6:54PM GMT 
dixymick10 25 Apr 2004 11:52AM GMT 
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