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Ancestor Thomas Kelly, born in Galway in 1858 to mother Ann Courtney and father Thomas Kelly. Not sure of his parents birthdays but found those names on his death certificate. 
Looking for any information on his parents  and family members. 



Wednesday 12th Jan 2022, 02:14AM

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  • Sean:

    The subscription site Roots Ireland did not have any baptismal records in Co. Galway for a Thomas Kelly and parents Thomas Kelly and Ann Courtney. Possibly, the parish where he was baptized no longer has records back to 1858.

    I looked at the 1901 census for the surname Courtney (which is not a common surname in Galway) and there were only 15 Galway households with that surname and nine of the households were in either Killererin or Kilbennan civil parishes and the RC parishes for those two civil parishes have baptismal records starting in the 1870s.

    The 1855 Griffiths Valuation head of household listing does show two Thomas Kelly households in Killererin civil parish.

    Roger McDonnell

    Castlemore Roscommon, IrelandXO Volunteer ☘

    Wednesday 12th Jan 2022, 02:44PM

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