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Re: RIC Cornelius Guerin

Posted: 29 May 2011 8:49AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: guerin
If I may impose on some kind soul for assistance!

My great grand father was Cornelius Guerin. A kind soul on line found the following info on microfiche in Dublin:

Cornelius Guerin born Kerry Appointed to the RIC 13 Jun 1881 age 20? height 5'9"(age difficult to read) discharged 15 Jun 1881 Note says unfit by surgeon but no date Reappointed 31 Aug 1881
Transfers Galway ER (indistinct)8 Jan 1882
Waterford 7 Mar 1885
Dismissed 2 Apr 1889

Here is more info on Cornelius. He was born in Duagh, Kerry in 1860. While he was in the RIC for all of 2 years, he married my great grandmother, Lizzie Mitchell, in Caltra, Co Galway in 1883, and had my grandmother in May of 1884. So, I don't think the RIC knew about this marriage. Also, by Feb of 1889 Con and his wife, Lizzie, had already immigrated to the U.S. (without my grandmother - just the two of them)...so, I'm thinking he left before he was discharged. I think he broke a few rules!!

another kind soul (so many helpful people on the internet) gave me this service number #47261.

I would so appreciate any other info anyone could unearth for me!

Kind regards,

Kate (nee Guerin)
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
katema49 29 May 2011 2:49PM GMT 
akiely51 17 Apr 2002 1:02PM GMT 
dublin208 25 Mar 2011 2:55PM GMT 
wayner07241 28 May 2002 1:51AM GMT 
dublin208 25 Mar 2011 2:57PM GMT 
ba22367481 19 Jun 2002 4:16AM GMT 
erin sullivan 30 Aug 2002 7:49PM GMT 
pjbearry169 2 Sep 2002 6:41AM GMT 
constancejame... 15 Nov 2003 10:29PM GMT 
pjbearry169 17 Nov 2003 7:36AM GMT 
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