I am looking for historic photos of Counties Monaghan and Tyrone, especially from the parishes bordering the two counties. Perhaps as many as 30% of all the Irish who came to Providence, R.I., and surrounding towns, came from that one small…"
"Geraldine, there are Callaghan connections in my family. Frank Carson, my grandmother's brother, married Katherine Callahan in 1906. She must have been from Fall River because they got married both in Fall River and in RI (Providence, I…"
"Hi Ray, Sorry so long to reply. His name was Luke Miller and he was from Sligo. I found him by chance when my brother and I got interested in the Civil War. Thinking we were first or second generation Americans on both our parents sides, we…"
"Ann, I'm not sure very many Galway folk came to Rhode Island (there were some) but nearby Sligo and Roscommon supplied quite a few. Rhode Island was a hub and final residence for a great many Irish.
Thank you for your message, Ann.
"My greatX2 Grandfather William Finneran (Fineran) and great x2 Grandmother Hannah "Gene" Tierney lived in Rhode Island and Falls River, MA before moving to Columbus Ohio in 1851. Married in NE May 5, 1850. I think they came in in 1847 and…"
"Patrick, McQuaid is quite the Monaghan name, as I am quite sure you know. I have a good friend, Paddy McQuaid, lives in Emyvale. Do you know if you family is from there? Check out my blog, Federal Hill Irish. There are references to Providence and…"