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From: "Donna K. Vaughn" <>
Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] ROLL CALL- Minehan, Carroll, Gleeson,Wade, Collopy, Ward
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 20:17:15 -0500
Are your Gleeson's by chance from Canada (Melbourne, Quebec)? And then one
branch came to Island Pond, Vermont?
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From: "jeanne" <>
Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 7:42 PM
Subject: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] ROLL CALL- Minehan, Carroll, Gleeson,
> Hello Listers,
> Jeanne in Kansas City, Missouri here but born and raised in Boston, MA.
> My great grandfather Timothy Minahan was one of 5 silbings to settle in
> the Troy/ Saratoga area. One sister Catherine Minehan married Patrick
> Halvey and remained in Limerick, Ireland. The Minahan's were from
> Rootiagh, Co. Limerick, parish of Mungret. Timothy and wife Johanna Halvey
> settled in S. Troy (1889)in the First / Second st. areas. Children: John,
> Margaret, Maryann, Michael, Katherine, Ann, Bertha, Timothy, Honora.
> Timothy's brothers were; Edward Minehan and wife Mary Gleeson settled in
> S.Troy abt. 1860, Jeremiah Minehan and wife Bridgett Carroll,settled in S.
> Troy, Michael Minehan and wife Ann Keehan settled in Saratoga Springs,
> they are buried at St. Peter's in Saratoga. A sister Hanora Minehan lived
> with Edward & Mary Minehan and died young in 1881. All are buried in St.
> Joseph's Cemetary.
> Another branch of Minehan/Minahans include: Children of James and Ellen
> Ward Minehan; William Minehan and wife Julia Wade, S. Troy, James Minehan
> and wife Margaret(?) S. Troy, Catherine Minehan married James Collopy,
> Hanora Minehan married Timothy Collopy. I believe the Collopys' ran a
> grocery store in S. Troy.
> Anyone out there who is related to this booming branch - would be glad to
> meet you!
> Jeanne in KC
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