NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC-L Archives

Archiver > NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC > 2009-01 > 1232666665


From: "Tim Hooley" <>
Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Hooley
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 18:24:25 -0500
References: <20090122230118.VAOYB.253220.root@cdptpa-web13-z01>


Gee Mimi I sure wish there was easy way to find out. I wonder how long
before DNA compatibility kits are available in the local drug store? : > )
----- Original Message -----
From: <>
To: <>
Cc: "Tim Hooley" <>
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 6:01 PM
Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Hooley


>
> ---- Tim Hooley <> wrote:
> Tim,My given name is Margaret....named after my paternal great
> grandmother,Margaret Elizabeth Murphy Coffey....she emigrated from the
> Dublin area circa late 1840's....there is also a branch of Coffeys in Troy
> whom we were related to...Judge James F.Coffey...from
> Nenagh.....anyththing sound familiar here.....also,my maternal
> grandmother,Mary Agnes Delaney Callahan lived right around the corner from
> St.Peter's Church in Troy,at 8 Hutton St. from the early 1900's untill she
> moved to Fifth Ave.,and then to Nineth St. Mimi
>>
>>
>> Mimi,
>> I've had little luck tracing my Gr Great Grandmother Mary Margaret Coffey
>> Hooley. Her first born Hooley child in the USA from my clan was born
>> around
>> 1841 in Troy, NY.
>>
>> I do recall there was a Coffey family during that period who lived in
>> Troy
>> on River St., I believe a furniture maker, not sure if he was related to
>> my
>> grandmother.
>>
>> My Hooley family lived specifically in the neighborhoods around lower
>> Hoosick st.. At different times at N. Adams and tenth, also on 6th, and
>> 9th. during the period from 1865 to the early 1900s. While in Troy, my
>> family never lived too far from St. Peter's Church, at least within a
>> short
>> walking distance..
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: <>
>> > To: <>
>> > Cc: "Tim Hooley" <>
>> > Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 4:46 PM
>> > Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Hooley
>> >
>> >
>> >> Tim,I am tracing the Coffeys of Albany and Troy,James F...circa 1847
>> >> arriival...CARPENTER,LUMBER BUSIINESS IN THE ARBOR HILL AREA OF
>> >> ALBANY...COULD WE HAVE A CONNECTIION?
>> >> ---- Tim Hooley <> wrote:
>> >>> David through my research the only county (1830) where the maiden
>> >>> name
>> >>> of my
>> >>> Grandmother (Coffey) and my Grandfather Hooley appeared in great
>> >>> numbers
>> >>> was
>> >>> in Tipperary.
>> >>>
>> >>> There were a number of records where my last name was spelled as
>> >>> Howley
>> >>> as
>> >>> it was on my Grandfather's naturalization records on which he signed
>> >>> with an
>> >>> "X", and his place of birth listed as Tipperary.
>> >>> So not able to sign his name, he most likely did not speak English
>> >>> rather
>> >>> more likely as so many Troy Irish immigrants of the mid 1850s he
>> >>> spoke
>> >>> Gaelic.So I assume the last name was spelled by transcribers as he
>> >>> had
>> >>> pronounced it.
>> >>>
>> >>> But from what I have found the original Hooley clan is more prevalent
>> >>> as
>> >>> you say in West Cork as they were originally part of the Driscoll
>> >>> clan.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> ----- Original Message -----
>> >>> From: "OBrien, David" <>
>> >>> To: <>
>> >>> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 5:27 PM
>> >>> Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Hooley
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> > Yes, Wholey seems to be the common variation especially in Ireland.
>> >>> > Glad to hear your Hooleys came from Cork because my research
>> >>> > indicated
>> >>> > that is where the name occurs most often. Hope I can turn
>> >>> > something
>> >>> > up
>> >>> > in Cork one day.
>> >>> >
>> >>> > -----Original Message-----
>> >>> > From:
>> >>> > [mailto:] On Behalf Of
>> >>> > Lynne
>> >>> > Sisk
>> >>> > Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:12 PM
>> >>> > To:
>> >>> > Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Hooley
>> >>> >
>> >>> > My husband's Hooleys are from Kyemore, Parish of Kilmacabea, Co.
>> >>> > Cork
>> >>> > and
>> >>> > settled in Little Falls, NY. However, the name was originally
>> >>> > spelled
>> >>> > Wholey and pronounced "hwelly".
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Lynne Sisk
>> >>> >
>> >>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> >>> > From: "OBrien, David" <>
>> >>> > To: <>
>> >>> > Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:15 PM
>> >>> > Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Hooley
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >> Pat, as Tim knows I'm searching for Green Island Hooleys. Edward
>> >>> > Hooley
>> >>> >> and Bridget Canfield arrived in Green Island around 1847. They
>> >>> >> had
>> >>> > kids
>> >>> >> in Ireland and more in Green Island, including my ggrandmother
>> >>> >> Eliza
>> >>> > who
>> >>> >> married Edward Wallingford there. I had a surname distribution
>> >>> >> search
>> >>> >> done once and Cork was the most logical county of origin because
>> >>> >> of
>> >>> > the
>> >>> >> relatively rare occurrence of both the Hooley and Canfield names.
>> >>> >> I
>> >>> >> haven't gotten any further. David
>> >>> >> >>
>> >>> >>> -------------------------------
>> >>> >>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> >>> >>> with the word
>> >>> >>> 'unsubscribe'
>> >>> >>> without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> ===NY-IRISH-GENSOC Mailing List===
>> >>> >> Time for Society Members to pay up their 2009 Dues. See the
>> >>> >> Website
>> >>> > for
>> >>> >> details:
>> >>> >> Troy Irish Genealogy Society
>> >>> >> www.rootsweb.com/~nytigs/
>> >>> >> Click ON - "JOIN TIGS NOW!" to get form.
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> -------------------------------
>> >>> >> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> >>> >> with the word
>> >>> >> 'unsubscribe'
>> >>> >> without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> ===NY-IRISH-GENSOC Mailing List===
>> >>> >> Time for Society Members to pay up their 2009 Dues. See the
>> >>> >> Website
>> >>> > for
>> >>> >> details:
>> >>> >> Troy Irish Genealogy Society
>> >>> >> www.rootsweb.com/~nytigs/
>> >>> >> Click ON - "JOIN TIGS NOW!" to get form.
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> -------------------------------
>> >>> >> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> >>> >> with the word
>> >>> >> 'unsubscribe'
>> >>> >> without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > I choose Polesoft Lockspam to fight spam, and you?
>> >>> > http://www.polesoft.com/refer.html
>> >>> >
>> >>> > ===NY-IRISH-GENSOC Mailing List===
>> >>> > Time for Society Members to pay up their 2009 Dues. See the
>> >>> > Website
>> >>> > for
>> >>> > details:
>> >>> > Troy Irish Genealogy Society
>> >>> > www.rootsweb.com/~nytigs/
>> >>> > Click ON - "JOIN TIGS NOW!" to get form.
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > -------------------------------
>> >>> > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> >>> > with the word
>> >>> > 'unsubscribe'
>> >>> > without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>> >>> >
>> >>> > ===NY-IRISH-GENSOC Mailing List===
>> >>> > Time for Society Members to pay up their 2009 Dues. See the
>> >>> > Website
>> >>> > for
>> >>> > details:
>> >>> > Troy Irish Genealogy Society
>> >>> > www.rootsweb.com/~nytigs/
>> >>> > Click ON - "JOIN TIGS NOW!" to get form.
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > -------------------------------
>> >>> > To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> >>> > with the word
>> >>> > 'unsubscribe'
>> >>> > without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>> >>>
>> >>> ===NY-IRISH-GENSOC Mailing List===
>> >>> Time for Society Members to pay up their 2009 Dues. See the Website
>> >>> for
>> >>> details:
>> >>> Troy Irish Genealogy Society
>> >>> www.rootsweb.com/~nytigs/
>> >>> Click ON - "JOIN TIGS NOW!" to get form.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> -------------------------------
>> >>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> >>> with the word 'unsubscribe'
>> >>> without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>> >>
>> >
>>
>> ===NY-IRISH-GENSOC Mailing List===
>> Time for Society Members to pay up their 2009 Dues. See the Website for
>> details:
>> Troy Irish Genealogy Society
>> www.rootsweb.com/~nytigs/
>> Click ON - "JOIN TIGS NOW!" to get form.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -------------------------------
>> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to
>> with the word 'unsubscribe'
>> without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
>


This thread: