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Tracing Your Donegal Ancestors


 
Our Price: AU$30.95 Inc GST
Media: BOOK - paperback, 160 pages
Author: H. Meehan & G. Duffy
Year: 2008
Other Data: 2nd ed., b&w photos, map, addresses, index
ISBN: 9780953997497

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Donegal families are an interesting mix of native Irish families and of Scots-Irish who came to the county from the 17th century. It experienced a high level of emigration both to North America and also to Scotland and North of England.

This new and greatly expanded edition sets out the range of Donegal genealogical sources available to the family history researcher. It devotes a chapter to each source type explaining what information each contains, and where each record can be accessed.

Common names in the county include: O'Neill, O'Donnell, Bonner, Barr, Bradley, Duffy, Friel, Gormley, O'Kane, Gallagher, Harkin, McBride, McCafferty, McDaid, Patton, Morrissey, Ward, and Sweeney.

It is also one of the counties which experienced a high level of emigration to North America and elsewhere.

Contents:
Abbreviations Used
1. Introduction
2. How to Use this Book
3. Administrative Divisions and Guides
4. Civil Registration
5. Censuses and Census Substitutes
6. Church Records
7. Land and Estate Records
8. Gravestone Inscriptions
9. Wills and Administrations
10. Commercial and Social Directories
11. Newspapers
12. Education Records
13. Emigration Records
14. Surnames and Family Histories
15. Bibliography
16. Useful Addresses
Index


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