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Bridget Purcell Tygue was the daughter of Martin Purcell and Anna Scahill/Skall.  She was born in Cloonbanaun Townland, Parish of Shrule, County Mayo. There is no marriage record for Bridget Purcell and Michael Tigue, ca about 1826 because her first son Michael was born in 1827. There are baptismal records for 3 childen in the parish of Shrule  Bridget had 5 children who grew to adulthood.  Michael - 1827, Anna - 1831, Catherine - 1833, Bridget - 1835 and Patrick - 1838.   The family came to America about 1847. The family is not found in the 1850 US Census.         

From the Search for Missing Friends: Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot

Vol 3 Page 259

17 Feb 1855-

Of Patrick Purcell, of parish Shrule Co. Mayo, who when last heard of was with his nephew Michael Tigue, in North Killingly, Connecticut. Please address his sister Bridget Tigue and family Daysville, Connecticut.

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Date of Birth 1st Jan 1812
Date of Death 24th Oct 1884 VIEW SOURCE

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