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From: "Rich Nichols" <>
Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] New Member
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 17:01:45 -0500
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Eddie,

I have no ancestors from County Waterford, but glad to hear you are trying
to connect to those who left the ol sod to America and Australia.

Rich in Greer
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Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 2:18 PM
Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] New Member


> Just to point out to you good folk over there in the USA; while carrying
> out research for my two books, I undertook to tracing families in several
> townlands in this Area' Abbeyside' of Dungarvan, County waterford. I began
> in the early 1800s and tried where possible to connect the families of
> that period to the families of the 1960s. this meant that I had to try and
> track down those families that emigrated to the US, and Australia .
> It is an on going mission, and I am always delighted to make contact with
> people who have connections here in Dungarvan..
> Slán go foill
> eddie
> Eddie Cantwell
> 41 An Grianán Kilminion south Dungarvan
>
> phone 058 75093
> www.waterfordcountymuseum.org
> www.waterfordcountyimages.org
> www.abbeysideheritagearchive.blogspot.com
> www.ringcowaterford.blogspot.com
> www.isleofwightdungarvan.blogspot.com
> .
>
> ---- Message from mailto: at 2009-01-05 14:04:46 ------
>
> this is great, we have people from Troy and from Ireland willing to help
> Andrea.? This is what these lists are all about.? Glad to hear we will see
> you at this months meeting.
> Kris
>
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrea Sharp <>
> To:
> Sent: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 1:27 pm
> Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] New Member
>
>
>
>
> Thank you so much!! This is a very hard time for me I am coming up on the
> Anniversary of my Mothers one year passing January 23. I miss her A LOT!
> I
> would love to contact you some how, if you don't mind? I don't know
> anything about my Gt. Uncle Johnny and would love to pick your brain. I
> do
> intend on going to the meeting this month I hope to meet you there.
> Take care, Andrea
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [mailto:]On Behalf Of Grace
> Bulger
> Sent: Monday, January 05, 2009 11:56 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] New Member
>
> Andrea -I grew up next to St.Francis deSales Church and knew your
> grandparents and your mother - your grand-uncle, Johnny, also. I suggest
> that you con tact St. Francis immediately to get some records. Their last
> mass is on Jan.25th, although I believe the office may remain open. Your
> grandparents may have been married there, or your mother. You might ask
> for
> baptismal records if you know birth dates. Mary Ackerson is the secretary
> and she is vey kind. The phone there is 274-4232 and the e-mail is
> . They were fine people and I remember them well.
> Grace
> Keegan Bulger
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Andrea Sharp" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2009 7:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] New Member
>
>
>> Thanks to all welcoming me. Here is a little of who I am and what I know
>> of
>> where I come from. Well, the Troy Irish side anyway. (I am Polish on my
>> Fathers side. And my Irish GtGt Grandfather was Lorenzo Warren the only
>> English protestant in an Irish Catholic family)
>>
>> I was born in Troy Samaritan Hospital (1968 yep still a kid) and grew up
>> on
>> River Street. My mother was Teresa Banks daughter of Joseph and Nora
>> Banks
>> from 15th street. I think she would have been baptized at St. Francis
>> down
>> the hill. My grandfather's grandfather (Henry)
> bought property on 15th
>> street from the Tibbits in 1867. My Grandmother's family was the Ahern
>> family. I have seen it written Ahearn or Ahern, this side went to St.
>> May's.
>> Her Cosine was the mayor of Troy in the 1960 John Ahern. I have hit a few
>> roadblocks on this side of the family. My Grandmother's mother was a
>> Kelly
>> from Liberty Street in Troy. I have some info on them but again hit a
>> will.
>> I have been able to contact some Banks family from Sligo Ireland and I
>> think
>> they are related. That is me, in a nut shell. If any one can direct me on
>> any info on the Ahern or Kelly family I would love it.
>>
>> Thanks again,
>> Andrea
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:
>> [mailto:]On Behalf Of
>>
>> Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2009 6:46 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] New Member
>>
>> Thanks Al, as I told Andrea the list has been very slow. But now I know
>> she
>> is posting and everyone is getting her message. Hate to see a former
>> Troy
>> lady ignored.
>> How are you and your lovely bride, I do miss you guys and the fun we had
>> in
>> Ireland.
>> Kris
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