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From: "Bill & Cathy McGrath" <>
Subject: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Fw: Fwd: TIGS
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 13:58:02 -0400
The TIGS website has several areas that should be a help to you in doing
research. Go to the TIGS website: www.rootsweb.com/~nytigs/
CLICK ON PROJECTS. Here you will find over 60,000 surnames in the various
records we have transcribed.
CLICK ON RESOURCES. Item 6 on the list, Look Ups - TIGS Irish Acts of
Kindness section leads you to volunteers who have lots of reference books
and will do look ups for you. A number of Troy churches (St. Mary's, St.
Patrick's & St. Jean de Bapatiste) are on this list.
CLICK ON RESOURCES. Item 12 on the list, Tips on Genealogy Research in
Troy, NY, is a lengthy article showing you what records are available in
Troy and where they are held. Lots of good tips to help you in genealogy
Hope these items are of help to you.
Clifton Park, NY
>> I have been trying to reach someone at TIGS concerning my Irish
>> heritage in
>> the Troy area and so far have been=
>> unable to do so.
>> I was born and raised in Watervliet and my family dates b ack prior
>> 1860. I would like to be able to speak to someone in your
>> group or even attend one of your meetings in the hopes of getting some
>> hints on
>> continuing my research
>> Among the names in my fa mily history are Burns, Carmody, Scully,
>> Lyons and Connell I look forward to your response
>> Thank you
>> Jack Burns