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F is for...Fullerton (Fuller, Fullard, Folliard)
Fullerton is the maiden name of my Great Grandmother, Agnes Ellen Smith (nee Fullerton) (1880-1963). Agnes was the daughter of Peter and Dorothea (nee Atkinson) Fullerton. Peter (1840-1924) was the son of William and Mary (nee Dunne) Fullerton/Fullard. You can read more about the Fullertons in my blog post Finding the Fullertons. I am interested in hearing from anyone who has a Fullerton, Fuller, Fullard, Follard or Folliard originating in County Kildare, Ireland or neighbouring counties Dublin and Meath.
F is for...Finegan (Finnegan, Finigan)
Finegan is the maiden surname of my 3 x Great Grandmother, Bridget Breen (nee Finegan). Bridget was married to Owen Breen (c1800-1875) of Aghadavoyle/Dernaroy, County Armagh, Ireland (see my post Those Places Thursday - Aghadavoyle, County Armagh, Ireland - O'Brien/Breen)
A Mary Finegan was mentioned in a letter sent from Mary Breen (daughter of Owen and Bridget) in Ireland to her sister Margaret Bridget Shaw (nee O'Brien/Breen) in Australia. The letter, dated 17 June 1867, mentioned that Mary Finegan had married Thomas Fearon and they had gone to America. I have found a transcript of record of a marriage in May 1867 at Drumintee between Mary Finegan and Thomas Feran with Mary Breen as one of the witnesses.
(Sources available on request)
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