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The largest city in the southwest of England, Bristol is a quirky, creative hub crammed with history. The port that launched North America-bound ships such as The Matthew and SS Great Britain is now home to innovative museums and a quirky restaurant quarter, while Gothic churches and Georgian squares are interspersed with some of the country’s best street art. Sunny days call for a dip at Bristol Lido, followed by a walk around the Clifton Downs. Climb Clifton Observatory for a spectacular view of the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge particularly during the International Balloon Festival held in August every year. 

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Annual International Balloon Festival, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol (Credit: Shutterstock, Pixel Memoirs)

Historic sites in Bristol

The New Room is not so new these days – built in 1739, it is the world’s oldest Methodist chapel – but a visit may provide new perspectives on the Wesley brothers, the denomination they founded and their faith. The meeting place is little changed since the 18th century – except for the interactive museum upstairs and the adjoining cafe and library. Stand in the pulpit where John Wesley preached, and arrange to visit the nearby house of Charles Wesley, ‘the father of the English hymn’; 4 Charles Street was his last abode in Bristol before he and his family moved to London in 1771.

Explore the lofty east end of Bristol Cathedral to see one of the world’s finest examples of a medieval ‘hall church’, keeping an eye out for any Berkeley tombs – numerous ancestors of the local aristocratic family are laid to rest here. Opposite the Cathedral, across College Green, you’ll find Lord Mayor’s Chapel, the only segment of the 13th-century Hospital of Saint Mark that still stands. Bristol’s Mayor invited John Wesley to preach here while he was barred from giving sermons elsewhere in the city. You might also spot a coat of arms belong to Richard Amerike, who is said to have funded John Cabot’s journey to North America.

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Bristol Cathedral, England (Credit: Shutterstock, Will Dale)

St Mary Redcliffe is worth a visit for the exquisite Gothic architecture alone – but what lies within is just as alluring. The founder of Pennsylvania, Sir William Penn, is buried in the American Chapel (St John’s Chapel) and the stained-glass windows within depict explorer John Cabot and the Matthew, the ship on which he travelled from Bristol to Newfoundland in 1497. Cabot brought back a whale bone, which adorns the chapel’s entrance. Across town, 105ft Cabot Tower commemorates his voyage; climb the spiral staircase for commanding views of Bristol Harbourside.

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Cabot Tower, Bristol, England (Credit: Shutterstock, Chris Dorney)

A replica of Cabot’s ship can be found at Bristol’s Floating Harbour. It’s free to wander above and below deck, to see what life was like for Cabot and his crew. Short sailing trips are also available throughout the spring and summer. Jump ship and head to the Great Western Dock, where you can board the SS Great Britain – an engineering marvel and world-class maritime museum. Once the longest passenger ship in the world, Brunel’s extraordinary ship was the first iron steamer to cross the Atlantic, in 1845. Today visitors can experience what life was like on a luxury liner in the Victorian era, from the dining saloon and sleeping quarters to the engine room – or climb the rigging like a sailor. To learn more about the man behind the masterpiece, browse the Being Brunel exhibits next door.

For an out-of-town adventure, look no further than Berkeley Castle. The Berkeley family have lived here for 900 years, and their home and ancestors have played no small role in history, with connections to Shakespeare, Francis Drake, and the Magna Carta to name just a few. Berkeley men held the first American Thanksgiving a year before the Mayflower landed; Sir William Berkeley was governor of Virginia in 1641; while UC Berkeley was named in honour of philosopher George Berkeley.

Things to do and see in Bristol

Get a broader view of Bristol at family-friendly MShed, where you’ll find exhibits on everything from the slave trade to animated British legends Wallace and Gromit. Bristol saw a huge influx of US troops during WWII, and the museum contains a US flag given to the city as a gift from US servicemen and women. A few minutes from MShed stands No. 37 Queens Square – the 1792 US Consulate and the very first official representation of the US government outside of the United States.

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The Bristol Museum has a large collection of science, art and natural history exhibits, Bristol, England (Credit: Shutterstock, 1000Words)

Nothing sums up Bristol’s rebellious spirit like a street art tour. Where The Wall’s guided walks give an insider’s view on the local scene, as well as helping you interpret some of Banksy’s most famous works. Aviation enthusiasts can board a Concorde at Aerospace Bristol while theatre buffs can see a Broadway show at the Bristol Hippodrome, where Hollywood star Cary Grant once worked and performed.

The world-famous graffiti artist Banksy was born in Bristol and his work can be seen around the city (Credit: Shutterstock, 1000Words)

Best Restaurants in Bristol

For brunch, check out Bakers and Co, where the menu is inspired by San Francisco’s farm-to-table ethos. Cargo is a cool collection of food outlets housed in old shipping containers – try a Reuben at The Pickled Brisket, Bristol’s only salt beef bar, and wash it down with an IPA from The Wild Beer Co next door. Pick up a sweet treat from Ahh Toots’ stall in St Nicholas Market, or opt for a Cream Tea Cruise.

101 Must-Do’ ways to live your regional connection.

Our 101 team have been working with local tourism, business, community and Council initiatives to bring you some of the best ways for you to live your connection to Bristol.

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Roxanne Piche

My family originates from Ballymena, and emigrated to Canada in 1880. My great grandfather was Alexander Brown, married to Margaret Stirling in Ballymena.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Brown name has a long history in Ireland. The Brown story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Brown surname origin is from Clan Birn from which will emerge surnames Bruen (Brown) [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald, Donohue and Hughs from the larger Clan Domnaill in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Brown story begins in pre-history Ireland but relatives will then move to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. A descendant and many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Ginger Becker

James Taylor came from Ireland. Born about 1848. The story indicates he came from Cork but had Scottish roots. DNA testing supports this claim. Cork, Clare, Donegal, Dublin, Antrim, Mayo, Laois, Glasgow, London, and a few other locations showed up. He married Sarah Thompson who came from Belfast. They emigrated to the states and settled in Southbend, Indiana. They had Harry/Henry Taylor who is my great grandfather. He ended up in Manasquan, NJ. Several members of the family remain in that area. James Taylor died 4 Nov 1882 South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, USA. Unfortunately, names like James Taylor and Sarah Thompson prove difficult to trace.
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William Taylor

My name is William Taylor. My great grand father, also named William Taylor, left County Clare, Ireland in 1847, the Black 47. He settled in Boston. His marriage and death records state that his father's name was John Taylor. The ship passenger list stated he travelled with a Thomas and James or Jane Taylor. Trying to locate the parish or town in County Clare they came from. Thank you.
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Dave Taylor

Looking for the mother and father of Isaac Taylor born on the boat 1801 to America, finally ending in Rockbridge, VA. The family sailed from Belfast Ireland.
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Taylor

William W. Taylor whose father was Benjamin Ogle! William was born in 1797 in Ireland and died in 1848 in USA. He was my 4th Great Grandfather.
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Cindy Taylor

The Taylor side of our family is a huge mystery, I am not sure if my family has any Irish roots but I would like to find out about my Great Grandfather Richard Charles Taylor and his family line. He was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on the 17th January 1886. He died in Johannesburg on the 30th March 1967. He was married to Rhoda Stuart Rowe (Born 1889, Cornwall). They had 6/7 children (Annie, George, ~Ronald, Dorothy, Norman, Richard and ?) and one of them was my grandfather Ronald Edwin Taylor. Richard was a Engine Driver for S.A.R.&H. And that is all I know. If anyone has information on him or his family and maybe where his ancestry comes from, I would be greatly appreciative.
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Shirley T Odom

I have traced my ancertry through DNA to Isaac Taylor (Sr) born 1710 Antrim, Armaugh, Ulster, Ireland He married Isabell Wilson in 1730 in Ireland She was born before 1713 in County Armaugh, Ireland They 6 sons John b 1731; Andrew b 1733; Isaac Jr b 1734; William b 1736; George b 1738; and 2 daughters Lettice b 1732 and Elizabeth b1748. All children were born in Ireland EXCEPT Elizabeth who was born in Augusta County, VA, I researched but cannot verify Isaac's father as either William or Nathaniel (dont know if same person) Does anyone have any information or can lead me in the correct direcgtion?
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Taylor

Robert Taylor, born in Dublin, Ireland
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Timothy R. Harr

Susan Taylor, William Nathaniel Taylor born c 1671 is my 7th GGF too. I was born in Carter County TN. Isaac Nathaniel Taylor born 1710 is my 6th GGF. Julia Alice Taylor Hart 1850-1930 is my great grandmother. Please contact me and we can discuss family connections. I've connected with several other Taylor relatives. I've researched the line all the way back to the 7th century to France.
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Christy Marshall

Hi all, I had my DNA tested and it showed me to be 50% British/Irish 27% French/German 16% Broadly European. My dad is Jimmy Don Taylor his dad was Willie D Taylor I don’t know much more than that. I do know Willie had brothers and sisters.
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Taylor

Hello! So my dad just had his DNA tested and his results show he is 24% Irish, my dads mothers maiden name is Taylor, Willie Lee from Tennessee. Courious as to our anestery and our coloring of black to dark brown hair, brown eyes and olive colored skin that came from my grandmother Willie L. Taylor. Any insight ? The remaining DNA is of whales and northwestern Europe.
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Margaret Taylor

To Susan Taylor. After working with William Nathaniel Taylor more I think maybe his mother was Francis Walker 1640–1680 BIRTH 1640 • Accomack Co, VA DEATH 22 SEP 1680 • King and Queen Co, VA 7th great-grandmother She seems to turn up more in the hints. Hope this helps you.
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Margaret Taylor

To Susan Taylor. I have William Nathaniel Taylor 1671–1781 BIRTH 1671 • Armagh, Ireland DEATH 6 FEB 1781 • Rockbridge, Virginia, United States 6th great-grandfather his father James Taylor 1635–1698 BIRTH 12 FEB 1635 • Carlisle, Cumberland, England DEATH 30 APR 1698 • King & Queen, Virginia, United States of America 7th great-grandfather His mother Elizabeth Underwood 1648–1673 BIRTH 1648 • England, Essex, Virginia, USA DEATH 5 JUL 1673 • England, Essex, Virginia, US 7th great-grandmother
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Margaret Taylor

Looking for the family of Thomas J Taylor and Margaret Lee Brakebill. They had a son William Franklin Taylor born in Springfield Missouri December 4, 1876. Have nothing past that except Margaret died shortly after William was born and October 16, 1912 William married Emma Lena Hale.
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Susan Taylor

I am looking for the family of William Nathaniel Taylor (or Nathaniel Taylor) born in Autrim, Ireland in 1671. He is my 7th Great-Father. I am trying to find out who his parents were but have not had much success.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Taylor name can be found in the British Isles, but one of its origins according to DNA is from the north-west coast of the Emerald Island. One Taylor story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup A1] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. This Taylor surname origin is from a Northern Ui Neill [R1b-L513] tribe. The Cenél Eoghan and the tribes of Donegal conquered much of Ulster (Derry and Tyrone).
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) Cenél Eoghan will expand across northern Ireland with their cousins Cenél Conaill and the Northern Ui Neill between 500-800 BCE. The clans of Finn Valley have the same DNA as people from Gwynedd in Brittany. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Taylor story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Scotland as they form part of the Dalriada. Descendants of their tribe will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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JaniceBarclay

Looking for the family of Robert Patrick Taylor. He was born in 1868 in County Cavan Ireland. As far as I know his fathers name was James and his mothers name was Mary.
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Debra merpaw

I'm trying to track the native side my greatest grandfather came from Wales from ship travel to USA then on to Canada trying to see if that were the native American come into it
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Edward Lewis

Hello, My name is Edward Lewis I am trying to track my family line. I am looking for any info on John Lewis. The only thing I that keeps coming up is he was from Donegal county, Ireland. Thank you.
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Anthony Barrett

The Lewis name has a long history in Wales, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Lewis story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Lewis surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscription
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Adams

John Adams the immigrant from Wales arrived in Maryland around 1700 thence to Virginia. Son and grandson Sylvester fought in the Revolutionary War. Family in Tennessee around 1820 thence to Mississippi and Texas.
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Thomas L. Adams

Is there still a castle in Ireland that the Adams Family ownes. Would like to find all my family heritage and all the
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Liam adams

I'm the last living male Adams living in Wales, UK. Trying to find my roots an where my bloodline come from?. Anyone help me?. Email.
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Adams

Adams from the USA Presidents' ancestry. My Adams came to Liverpool from Glenavy, Antrim in the 1870s. My DNA match results contain many Adams Presidents' line. I am in touch with the descendant of the cousin of my Glenavy/Lisburn Adams. He has the same DNA results. How are we connected to this Presidents' family?? Thank you.
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Mike Adams

We are from ADAMS of Aghacarnan, Magheragall and neighbouring Ballynacoy, Glenavy, County Antrim, Ireland... Methodists, buried in the Tullyrusk Graveyard at Dundrod, Crumlin. We have always presumed our Adams were of Scottish Plantation origin. However, after many decades research, we are surprised to find a large number of our Adams share DNA with the US Presidential Adams family. This family originates from Henry Adams 1583-1646 of Barton St David, Somerset, England and neighbouring Gloucestershire, who we believe fled religious persecution in 1638 for Massachusetts USA. If this DNA connection is correct and given migration was one direction towards America, this would suggest other close members of Henry Adams’ family must have left Somerset for Northern Ireland, perhaps via Scotland. Surprisingly, with everyone focusing in the great Irish diaspora, there appears little on the web regarding intra-UK family migration that brought many English and Scots to Northern Ireland’s shores in the first place. Consequently, we are interested in making contact with other genealogy enthusiasts, who might have evidence of Somerset Adams ending up in County Antrim, Ireland?
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Adams story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. Many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Adams name has a long history in Wales, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Adams story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Adams surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

The Adams name has a long history in Wales, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Adams story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Adams surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscription
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Anthony Barrett

The Adams name has a long history in Wales, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Adams story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Adams surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscription
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Adams

John Adams the immigrant from Wales arrived in Maryland around 1700 thence to Virginia. Son and grandson Sylvester fought in the Revolutionary War. Family in Tennessee around 1820 thence to Mississippi and Texas.
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Thomas L. Adams

Is there still a castle in Ireland that the Adams Family ownes. Would like to find all my family heritage and all the
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Liam adams

I'm the last living male Adams living in Wales, UK. Trying to find my roots an where my bloodline come from?. Anyone help me?. Email.
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Adams

Adams from the USA Presidents' ancestry. My Adams came to Liverpool from Glenavy, Antrim in the 1870s. My DNA match results contain many Adams Presidents' line. I am in touch with the descendant of the cousin of my Glenavy/Lisburn Adams. He has the same DNA results. How are we connected to this Presidents' family?? Thank you.
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Mike Adams

We are from ADAMS of Aghacarnan, Magheragall and neighbouring Ballynacoy, Glenavy, County Antrim, Ireland... Methodists, buried in the Tullyrusk Graveyard at Dundrod, Crumlin. We have always presumed our Adams were of Scottish Plantation origin. However, after many decades research, we are surprised to find a large number of our Adams share DNA with the US Presidential Adams family. This family originates from Henry Adams 1583-1646 of Barton St David, Somerset, England and neighbouring Gloucestershire, who we believe fled religious persecution in 1638 for Massachusetts USA. If this DNA connection is correct and given migration was one direction towards America, this would suggest other close members of Henry Adams’ family must have left Somerset for Northern Ireland, perhaps via Scotland. Surprisingly, with everyone focusing in the great Irish diaspora, there appears little on the web regarding intra-UK family migration that brought many English and Scots to Northern Ireland’s shores in the first place. Consequently, we are interested in making contact with other genealogy enthusiasts, who might have evidence of Somerset Adams ending up in County Antrim, Ireland?
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Adams story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. Many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Adams name has a long history in Wales, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Adams story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Adams surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

The Adams name has a long history in Wales, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Adams story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Adams surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscription
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Anthony Barrett

The Adams name has a long history in Wales, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Adams story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Adams surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland. The Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France according to research from the Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscription
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Nelson name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Nelson story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Nelson surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, (O’) Donoghue, Donohue and Hughs in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Nelson story begins in pre-history Donegal then moves to north-east Ireland where the family can be traced back to the Dal Riata. An ancestor and many of his kin will then move to Scotland during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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LaPorsche Green

Hey my name is LaPorsche Green, I stay in South Carolina my dad took my mothers last name which is Green . She was white and Indian mix. I'm trying to get more info about my family history.
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Diane Machnik

My great great grandfather was Gerald “Jerry” Green. I think he was born in Ireland around 1820. He came to the United States and settled in Houghton and Keweenaw counties in Michigan maybe around 1837. He and his wife were killed in mid 1860’s or early 1870. He was married and had three children. One was called Rose, she ended up being a teacher. One was called Abram or Abraham (my great grandfather), and there was another boy. Both boys were adopted after their parents deaths. I am thinking Rose may have been older because she was taken in by a family but not adopted. Does anyone have any information to this Green family. I don’t know anything about his parents, etc. or the wife’s name.
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Debra

My Great Grandfather was Arthur Green. He was a sagar maker I the potteries. He emigrated to the US in the late 1800’s. I think he was from Shropshire
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Frankstephane Ouellette

Esther Green mother of Marguerite McCabe (canada) Esther born 26 avril 1829 Esther is a wife of John McCabe born 11 avril 1827 Marguerite born 21 juillet 1872 Chertsey,Montcalm, Quebec
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Jeremy Green

Looking for information on the green name from Portland Indiana...Cletus Green was my Grandfather..
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Sheryl Green

My name is Sheryl Green. I don't know anything about my Green family. My grandfather's father disappeared early in his life. No one knows anything about him. I think that my grandfather's full name is Billy Junior Green. I believe his father married a Cherokee girl ( I believe in Kentucky, USA) and had my grandfather. We don't know if my great grandfather died or just disappeared.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Green name is found in the British Isles, but one of its origins according to DNA is from the north-west coast of the Emerald Island. One Green story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup A1] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. This Green surname origin is from a Northern Ui Neill [R1b-L513] tribe. The Cenél Eoghan and the tribes of Donegal conquered much of Ulster (Derry and Tyrone).
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) Cenél Eoghan will expand across northern Ireland with their cousins Cenél Conaill and the Northern Ui Neill between 500-800 BCE. The clans of Finn Valley have the same DNA as people from Gwened in Brittany. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Green story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Scotland as they form part of the Dalriada. Descendants of their tribe will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Karen

My grandfather was Robert Rennie Green born on February 25, 1898 in Derry City, Londonderry County, Ireland. His father was Young Rennie Green born January 14, 1869 in Belfast No. 4, Ireland and his mother was Margaret Jane Patterson born December 1, 1874 in Belfast, Ireland. Young Rennie and older children immigrated to Canada in 1908 and his wife Margaret and younger children followed in 1910. Does anyone have connections to these Green family ancestors?
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LaPorsche Green

Hey my name is LaPorsche Green, I stay in South Carolina my dad took my mothers last name which is Green . She was white and Indian mix. I'm trying to get more info about my family history.
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Diane Machnik

My great great grandfather was Gerald “Jerry” Green. I think he was born in Ireland around 1820. He came to the United States and settled in Houghton and Keweenaw counties in Michigan maybe around 1837. He and his wife were killed in mid 1860’s or early 1870. He was married and had three children. One was called Rose, she ended up being a teacher. One was called Abram or Abraham (my great grandfather), and there was another boy. Both boys were adopted after their parents deaths. I am thinking Rose may have been older because she was taken in by a family but not adopted. Does anyone have any information to this Green family. I don’t know anything about his parents, etc. or the wife’s name.
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Debra

My Great Grandfather was Arthur Green. He was a sagar maker I the potteries. He emigrated to the US in the late 1800’s. I think he was from Shropshire
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Frankstephane Ouellette

Esther Green mother of Marguerite McCabe (canada) Esther born 26 avril 1829 Esther is a wife of John McCabe born 11 avril 1827 Marguerite born 21 juillet 1872 Chertsey,Montcalm, Quebec
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Jeremy Green

Looking for information on the green name from Portland Indiana...Cletus Green was my Grandfather..
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Sheryl Green

My name is Sheryl Green. I don't know anything about my Green family. My grandfather's father disappeared early in his life. No one knows anything about him. I think that my grandfather's full name is Billy Junior Green. I believe his father married a Cherokee girl ( I believe in Kentucky, USA) and had my grandfather. We don't know if my great grandfather died or just disappeared.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Green name is found in the British Isles, but one of its origins according to DNA is from the north-west coast of the Emerald Island. One Green story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup A1] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. This Green surname origin is from a Northern Ui Neill [R1b-L513] tribe. The Cenél Eoghan and the tribes of Donegal conquered much of Ulster (Derry and Tyrone).
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) Cenél Eoghan will expand across northern Ireland with their cousins Cenél Conaill and the Northern Ui Neill between 500-800 BCE. The clans of Finn Valley have the same DNA as people from Gwened in Brittany. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Green story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Scotland as they form part of the Dalriada. Descendants of their tribe will then travel to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Karen

My grandfather was Robert Rennie Green born on February 25, 1898 in Derry City, Londonderry County, Ireland. His father was Young Rennie Green born January 14, 1869 in Belfast No. 4, Ireland and his mother was Margaret Jane Patterson born December 1, 1874 in Belfast, Ireland. Young Rennie and older children immigrated to Canada in 1908 and his wife Margaret and younger children followed in 1910. Does anyone have connections to these Green family ancestors?
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Eilir Wales101

So interesting to read about an Evans family emigrating to Ohio. That state was one of the main destinations for Welsh families during the 19th century, and the early 20th century. Early in the 19th century many Welsh families arrived in Ohio from the county of Cardiganshire, joining other families from another mid-Wales county, Montgomeryshire. Later, many families from the industrial areas of Wales – Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire – settled in that state. It sounds as if your family formed part of this latter wave of emigration?
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Charles R. Evans

I am very interested I. The very early, tribal origins of the Evans name. Also, after reading your text above, I am quite interested in the connections to the connections to the possible connections to King Arthur and that time period. Also curious about the earliest Evans migration to the Americas.
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Evans

My grandfather, Evan Bradford Evans was born in Youngstown Ohio and his parents came from Wales. They had nine children and my grandfather was the youngest. He moved to Syracuse New York where he married and had five children of his own. One of which was my father, John Standen Evans. Also had a brother named Bowen Evans, Sally Evans, Ally Evans, Libby Evans. My grandfather's first wife name was Phyllis, she died of cancer and he remarried a lady named Gladys.
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Evans

John Standen Evans 01/08/1925 Born in Syracuse, Ny, USA
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Evans

Greetings from New Zealand! My 5x great grandmother is Catherine Evans born about 1778, convicted and sentenced in Dublin, then transported to NSW Australia on the "Royal Admiral' in 1792. Please help me find her family in Dublin :)
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Evans/Evins

I would like to verify the birthplace of my 3rd ggfather, Alexander R. Evans/Evins, born 29 May 1761 in possibly Seagahan, Armagh, Ulster, or his father, Alexander Evans born about 1720, died about 1770 in Fincastle, Virginia. The name Evans is of Welsh origin, and the family probably emigrated to Ireland from there and then on to the United States. I would like to be able to trace the family back further with any information you can give me.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Evans name has a long history in British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Evans story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Evans surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Evans story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. An ancestor and many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Eilir Wales101

So interesting to read about an Evans family emigrating to Ohio. That state was one of the main destinations for Welsh families during the 19th century, and the early 20th century. Early in the 19th century many Welsh families arrived in Ohio from the county of Cardiganshire, joining other families from another mid-Wales county, Montgomeryshire. Later, many families from the industrial areas of Wales – Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire – settled in that state. It sounds as if your family formed part of this latter wave of emigration?
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Charles R. Evans

I am very interested I. The very early, tribal origins of the Evans name. Also, after reading your text above, I am quite interested in the connections to the connections to the possible connections to King Arthur and that time period. Also curious about the earliest Evans migration to the Americas.
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Evans

My grandfather, Evan Bradford Evans was born in Youngstown Ohio and his parents came from Wales. They had nine children and my grandfather was the youngest. He moved to Syracuse New York where he married and had five children of his own. One of which was my father, John Standen Evans. Also had a brother named Bowen Evans, Sally Evans, Ally Evans, Libby Evans. My grandfather's first wife name was Phyllis, she died of cancer and he remarried a lady named Gladys.
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Evans

John Standen Evans 01/08/1925 Born in Syracuse, Ny, USA
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Evans

Greetings from New Zealand! My 5x great grandmother is Catherine Evans born about 1778, convicted and sentenced in Dublin, then transported to NSW Australia on the "Royal Admiral' in 1792. Please help me find her family in Dublin :)
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Evans/Evins

I would like to verify the birthplace of my 3rd ggfather, Alexander R. Evans/Evins, born 29 May 1761 in possibly Seagahan, Armagh, Ulster, or his father, Alexander Evans born about 1720, died about 1770 in Fincastle, Virginia. The name Evans is of Welsh origin, and the family probably emigrated to Ireland from there and then on to the United States. I would like to be able to trace the family back further with any information you can give me.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Evans name has a long history in British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Evans story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Evans surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Evans story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. An ancestor and many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Lawrence Baker

Looking for information on Jervis Baker, born Ards Penninsula Ireland and immigrated to Canada
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Sally Bailey

They was born and raised in Ireland ???????? but they eventually came to America
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Sally Bailey

Roy Bailey married to Grace Harrison
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Michael Cox (Bailey pater

Through dna analysis I have verified that my paternal line is Bailey. Part of the dna analysis gave provided the male Y chromosome haplotype. My Bailey haplotype is shared by only 3% of males in the UK. The most frequent haplotype in the UK is shared by 60% of males. I would bd interested to hear from male Bailey’s who know their haplotype. It depends on how many male Bailey’s that today’s Baileys descend from. I assume, very few. Therefore, in theory, I would assume most male Bailey’s share the same haplotype. This would be an interesting area of research. If anyone is interested, let me know.
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Bailey

I am interested in any connection to the de Bailliols of Scotland and the Stephen (1597) Bayley a Cavalier in Gloucestershire an immigrant to Virginia in the 1650s. Thankyou for any help you can give
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Stephen d. Cox

my family came from spartanburg, s.c.area. my dad was hubert cox born 1917 in moore, s.c, his father was john cox, I was told that his father was from same area, but some siblings moved to knoxville, tn. area. my mother was elizabeth azora gregory cox born in charlotte, n.c.1921, my name is stephen d. cox born 1956 in lakeland, fl. it was said that there is cherokee indian in the great, great era on the cox side. I would love to know about our family cox name, where our ansestors were from. my phone# is 813-992-2287 feel free to call anytime!
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Cox

My 3rd Paternal Great Grandfather - PETER COX was born abt 1845 in or at COOLAVIN, County SLIGO. His parents were JOHN COX - a butcher(born abt 1820) & Margaret DEVLIN. Peter COX married Sarah TOCHAL in 1867 in Port Glasgow, Scotland & lived the remainder of his life in Glasgow, Scotland working as a labourer in the ship building yards.
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Parker

John parker
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Sheila M Parker

I have traced my dusting of DNA to William Parker Archdeacon of Cornwall from Browsholme in York. 1560 - 1631? I think he was the son of Robertus...?.I would really like some understanding of the history before William Parker. Who was the first Parker? Where do the family groups intersect?
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The Cook name has a long history in the British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The Cook story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B4] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The Cook surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The Cook story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. An ancestor and many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Debi Johnson

I'm trying to track down any information from the James Clan from Carlow. Edward James (B abt 1695), William James (1731-1820), Edward James (B. Nov 23, 1756 D. 1804) I've received ver information on the family crest but cannot find an image of it. Can you help?
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 1 of 3) The James name has a long history in British Isles, but now DNA and some recorded history says their origin is from the Emerald Island. The James story [dominated by DNA tribal marker R1b-L513, Subgroup B2] can trace their origins to the Finn Valley in Donegal, Ireland from 50 BCE. Perhaps the journey begins with the Clanna Dedad; Deda, son of Sen or Deda Mac Sin. The James surname origin is from Clan Domnaill [DNA Tribe R1b-L513, Subgroup B1] and relations who remain in Ireland take the modern surname (O’)Donnelly, McDonald and Donohue in Ireland.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 2 of 3) According to research, the Domnaill name is also found in Brittany, France. It is a very old name which appears in the 5th century Roman inscriptions as Dumnovellaunos in Brittany meaning “Deep Valour” equivalent to Irish Domhnaill. But how could this be? Recent discoveries from DNA testing are unlocking the migration patterns of Celtic tribes as late as 800 CE to 1200 CE. The James story begins in pre-history Ireland then moves to Wales where the family can be traced back to their Welsh tribe Cydifor Fawr. An ancestor and many of his kin will then move to Brittany, France during the Dark Ages.
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Anthony Barrett

(Part 3 of 3) Discover their newly found untold story and how forgotten texts bring their story back to life. From the ebook, “The Tribe Within” learn how DNA unfolds this amazing tale and if you look in the right places, how history narrates this evidence. There is another written account of their story, but it is camouflaged in smoke and myth – it will become the tales of King Arthur. Come follow in the footsteps of Deda Mac Sin and visit https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/401207
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Cole

Has anybody been using this chat recently? Anyways, I'm looking for Robert from Cork or Tip- don't know which cause all we have are his shillelagh, his death certificate, and his wife's stuff. We visited her family in Ireland and even they don't know squat about Rob.
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Andy cole

Hi all,my grandfather's family where from Co cavan.he moved to meath and married my grandmother where they later lived in Tullyallen co Louth.look forward to hearing from other Cole clan members
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Ellis

My Ellis family were based around Essex and London. My great great grandfather Nelson Ellis worked in an asylum near Ilford in the early 1900s. As my maiden name is Ellis I have a few relations with the name but have found them on the whole not very interested in family history.
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Barry Heeran

Hi, today is the 11th February 2021....nobody has posted here since my last post above.....is there in fact any Ellis group here or any conversation going on???
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Barry Heeran

Hi, I'm trying to track down my Ellis ancestors in Co Longford and Co Leitrim in Ireland. The family may have originated in Wales and immigrated to Ireland in the 17th or 18th centuries, although this is not certain. There is a possibility that they were tenants or employees of Lord Longford as there is family folklore suggesting such connection. A John Ellis b.C1736. d C1822, my 4th GGF, lived at Newtown Forbes in Co Longford, his son John C1781 to C1844 and his grandson Henry b. C1821 who married one Mary Kirwan b C1815. Any help or information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Barry Heeran
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Kylie Ellis

trying to find my Ellis family in Ireland- my uncle who has passed (Joe Ellis) went over after serving in the Marines and stayed with our family there. I believe he was in county Leitrim.
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Butler

My Great Grandfather, Abel Anderson Butler, came from Massachusetts and settled in Mississippi around 1850. I believe his family previously moved from Ireland to Massachusetts. He was born around 1820. I have traced his ancestry back until then but I have hit a dead end. I plan on making a trip to Ireland so I would like to find out more information about my ancestry.
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Butler

frederick butler born in tong yorkshire in 1818 and died at the battle of inkerman in 1854
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Butler

frederick butler born 1818 in tong yorkshire and died at the battle if inkerman in 1854
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Butler

Frederick butler born 1818 in Tong Yorkshire and died at the Battle of inkerman in 1854
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Madden

My Father was a Patrick Joseph Butler of 41 Pearse St, Kilkenny Ireland. I know very little about him.He did have 2 Brothers Sean and Michael.Also Christina his Sister. I do not that his Sister married a McGrath and divorced him. What I really want to know is my Grandmothers Maiden name. I think her first name was Maria not sure. But that address is correct. Any info at all would be greatly appreciated
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Angeleana Butler

I am a Angeleana Butler and I have been doing a lot of research on our Butler ancestry and I am so fascinated with our History. I would love to correspond with any of the Butlers in Ireland, if anyone would like to reach out to me that would be amazing.
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Butler

Tony Butler from Mallow, Co. Cork here people....
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streacy

As I find... very cryptic!
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Tommyb10

hi to all the butlers Im getting a tattoo on my arm and want to incorporate our crest into it Love the motto Any suggestions
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hollyT

Hello Butlers! Long shot but is the Butler in Pretoria, SA, involved in mining? I have a great-grand father who came from there. Holly
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ellenruby

Hi, Im the great grand daughter of the Butler family in Kilkenny who ran the stables for the last Butlers who lived in the Castle. My great great grandfather, Thomas Butler, taught the last Butler daughter the Butlers of Ormonde how to horse ride. Any other Butlers out there?
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Ryan Townley

I descend from the Hunt family from Nottingham (1700s+) and back to Berkshire (1600's) I know limited information other than they owned Mills etc.. i hope to continue my research and earn more. ryan.townley@hotmail.co.uk
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Charissa Hunt

I have searched my surname to Ralph Hunt 1636 Virginia. Do you any information on him in England?
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Tabitha Ray

I have always wondered about my ancestry and where my family originated from, I hope and Pray someone can help me to figure this out.
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Amy Howell Whitehouse

Looking for any Howell connections to myself.
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O'Malley

My middle name is Patton and last name is O'Malley. I knew my O'Malley name and many other lines on my father's side trace back to County Mayo and the Westport area in particular. But I was surprised to see evidence in my family tree that on my mother's side I'm descended from a Robert Patton, born in Westport in 1755 and who emigrated to British America in 1762. I don't know much about his parents, but there is another family tree that indicates that his father, William, was born in Westport as well. Their descendants were Protestants, Congregationalists to be specific. I'm trying to find out more about the Patton's in Westport in the 18th Century.
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David Walton

JOHN BIRTH RATHKEALE LIMERICK 30 SEPT 1919
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David Walton

John Patton married Mary Jane Varian they had Mary Agnes (1917 Cork), John (1919 Cork) Jean (1921 Kildare), Robert (1924 (c Kildare) Doreen (c Bangor Down (1925), Kathleen (Bangor 1926), Charlotte (Bangor 1928) wife Mary Jane death reported Bangor Down 1928/1929)
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Patton

John Patton 1917 Reported occupation Packer residence 7. Shears Street, Cork Ireland
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Kevin Patton Jaszemski

My Great Grandfather’s name was Cadwallader Patton. He was born either in the late 1830’s or early 1840’s. He was a member of the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves during the American Civil War. He passed away in 1930. As best I can tell, his father was John Patton. Family tradition has our family leaving Ireland from Cork.
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Paul Wright

Looking for Bernard Patton, born Stranorlar, Donegal in 1829 to a Daniel Patton. Daniel was a mason or bricklayer by trade. Bernard left Ireland in 1849 for the US/Canada.
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Patton

General George Smith Patton birth year around 1885 date of death around year1945
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Tammatha Patton Porter

My father William Frank Patton jr was born and raised in St Louis Missouri. His mother Tillie Zarth and father William Frank Patton . He had two sisters and 6 brother. My dad and four other were placed in an orphanage he was 2 years old . He got out and joint the navel in wwIi as did the other boys. As fare as I know there are no famous Patton but my father died when I was 10 and I lost the Patton’s until 5 yrs ago I have one uncle alive Micheal Patrick Patton he was the baby of the family. Had my dna done which showed I am a large % of Ireland, Scottish and Wales
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Drew Patton

Tldr
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Michael Sean Harrington

My great-great grandfather, Michael Daniel Harrington, was born in Ballaghaderreen, County Mayo, Ireland in 1863. He moved to Brooklyn, Connecticut, USA in the late 1800s. His son, Thomas Francis Harrington is my great grandfather. My grandfather is Francis Joseph Harrington and my father, born in 1946 in Norwich, Connecticut is Patrick Michael Harrington.
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Harrington

Pat Harrington born 1930 in New york New York, opened first nursing home in Ct. Irish Catholic Assembly
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Harrington

Pat Harrington was my grandfather born in New York, 1930s Irish Catholic parishioners.
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Eleanor

G’g ‘grandfather Henry Harrington. Born around 1810. Cardwiner(made shoes) immigrated to eastern Canada before 1838.
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Harrington

Have spent decades looking for roots as dad was adopted by Beard family. My great grandmother was Mary Ann Harrington who married Walter Head from Ludlow UK. Her parents were Patrick and Catharine Lyons (St Finbarrs Cork) who met and married in Stepney London circ 1848.Patrick was from Coolcoulaghta Muinterverra and son of John Harrington and Catherine Hurly born 1825 baptised Durrus ..............I don`t get any Harrington response from the Sheeps Head Peninsular so maybe all emigrated? Any other descendants?
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sophie shepherd

hi i am Sophie Shepherd and just want to know if i am relented to anyone cool BTW i am dyslexic so dont kill me for spelling errors
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Vincent L. Golia

I have 22,000 members on my Ancestry tree. However, I am only able to go back to my second great grandfather Patrick Carey 1820-11/15/1883 Co. Mayo, Ireland. I believe he married Catherine Gaughan Abt.1816 Co. Mayo, Ireland. If anyone can assist me in expanding my ancestral tree I would be very grateful. Thank you, Vince Golia
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Margaret Franklin

Hi I'm looking for any information on Careys of Knockanavar Cappawhite Co Tipperary
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Barbara Duncan

My Great grandfather was John Carey married to Elizabeth. They had four children my Grandfather being the eldest. He was born approx 1882 died prematurely 1923. His Father was a Grocer in Cork and the family Church of Ireland - Protestant. My Grandfather was married to May and they had two children one of whom was my Mother Esme Elizabeth. Between 1901 and his death in 1923 he went into the Church and moved to Northern Ireland and was Canon at Belfast Cathedral and Rector at Bangor Abbey and St Comgalls in Bangor Co Down - anyone with any connections to this section of the family please contact me.
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Vicky DePinto

My GGGgrandfather was Edward P. Carey (1834-1900), who came to NY before 1880. He married Mary Olive (1843-1897) in NY. Their children were Walter (1880-1881), Joseph (1882-1964), and Edward F. (1880-1923). I can't find what part of Ireland they are from.
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Irene Spawton

My husband's family - Spawton have connections to Carey. His great grandfather Reuben Terrawest Spawton (1829-1902) married Maria Carey(1835-1887). Her father was Robert Carey married to Maria McLaine and Robert's father was John Carey (1754-1826). He was married to Elizabeth Smyth. I'd love to know more about their connections in Dublin. It is difficult as there are few relevant Irish Census documents available.
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Carey

William Paulet Carey (1759 – 21 May 1839), my 4x great grandfather and his two other famous brothers, Mathew Carey and John Carey. They have linked Wikipeadia entries here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Paulet_Carey Their mother is mentioned by some sources to be the daughter of Dean Thomas Sheridan DD, compatriot of Jonathan Swift.
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Carey

We have my Father's Grandfather from Ireland but we don't know where he left from They lived in NYC, NY and Middletown, NY Matthias Carey
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Chelle

Hello everyone This is my connection : Richard Carey 1796 m Elizabeth La Barte 3rd Grt Grandparents Richard Carey 1837 m Kathleen Hill 2nd Grt Grandparents Sydney Langer Carey 1878 m Beatrice Gardner Grt Grandparents Sydney Arthur Carey 1907 m Alice Bradshaw Grandparents All other than the last names are from Fermoy / Cork Please do get in touch chelleneeds@hotmail.com
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Shirley Ballinger

My husband's great-grandfather, Nicholas Carey, was born in Greece but emigrated to New Zealand as an adult. He was a master mariner and sadly drowned in 1859 when his own boat, The Young Greek, went down off the coast of NZ killing all onboard We have no idea if he anglicized his Greek name to Carey or if his father was part of the British contingent stationed in Greece. I'm stumped at where to look for any information on his birthplace. No hints on ancestry. Just nothing. One day we'll find him. He can run but he can't hide lol
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Malcolm Harris

My grandmother was Charlotte Carey (1881 - 1947) the daughter of Edward Carey ( 1821 - 1893), son of Langer Carey Rev. (1788-1830) who emigrated from Ireland to Australia. I am trying to establish the parentage of Peter Carey (1625– 1670 ?)who is said to be from Devon and crossed to Ireland in 1666 and married Sarah Graham, bearing a son Peter (1638-1714 ?). Can you help?
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Carey

Trying to find CAREY family relatives, supposedly located in County Meath, ancestral home in Upper Navan (Ireland). Great Grandfather's name was Christopher Carey; he emigrated to the USA in 1840s/50s and settled in Trenton, New Jersey. A good Roman Catholic, to be sure. Married Annie (or Anna) Flannagan and they had 9 children (8 brothers & a sister, Agnes). My father, Peter Thaddeus Carey, was the youngest. Go raibh maith agat agus beannachtaí a bheith ar do shon!
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carey

Are the Carey family related to the Smyth family
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Carey

My direct Carey ancestors, Thomas Carey and his son George Montgomery West Carey, came from Ireland (via Belfast and Gracehill) in 1842 to Canada.
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Carey

My direct Carey ancestors, Thomas Carey and his son George Montgomery West Carey, came from Ireland (via Belfast and Gracehill) in 1842 to Canada.
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editor101

There are 48 Carey households recorded in Griffith, Primary Valuation, 1850s, in West Clare, mostly in the south-west in the Kilrush area, with a few in Ennistimon, There are also around 70 Kerin households , mostly in Ballyvaghan in North Clare, but a few in Ennistimon. Is there a connection? Kerin is O Ceirin. There are also 6 Keary, mostly Kilrush area.
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Johnny

My father Johhny Carey was in the Sarsfield Band, Limerick in the 20s and 30s, also in St. Johns band. He was a drummer and also a piper. The family lived in Watergate, Limerick city. These Careys were originally from Powerstown Park, Clonmel, Tipperary.
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editor101

Refuse the anglo settlers Devon Cary arms of three roses on a bend, now widely available with Gaelic derivations of Ciardha etc appended!
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editor101

Greetings to all Careys worldwide! Further research on this complex, but fascinating subject may be foud on www.careyirish.com Sln
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Karen Dyer

Hey I would like to find some of my family members from Ireland. They left Ireland in1816 and showed up in Fairfax Virginiain in 1817. My great grandfather was newtDyer.he died in 1935 my father was McKinney Dyer born in 1932 on Murray country GA .
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Dyer

Hello, I would like to know about my Dyer family in Ireland. My ggg grand father Joannem (John) Dyer born 13 June 1814 in Riverstown, Sligo, Ireland, Roman Catholic, he married Brigidam (Bridget) born 1819 ?. My gg grand father John W. Dyer born 1849.
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Meadows

The first William Meadows came from UK University educated possible Vicar in 1600's possible planter! Lived in Newbay Castle (no longer exists) now Newbay House Wexford. The castle walls are still thereish. I just cant find from which UK Meadows family he comes from. According to 1912 Brooks he Died Jan 1721 and d ed sired to be buried IN St Iberius Church.
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Sandra l Sonksen ( maiden

US 1880 census says: Eldridge G Howe was my great grandfather. ( born 1859- a barkeeper.)They had 1 daughter Jane. Story is when Mary died he sent for his mother to come from Ireland to help with family? His 2nd wife Lola was the mother of my Grandfather Arthur J Howe Sr (born 1882 in Tennessee.)
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Gilmore

I'm looking for John Gilmore born in Ireland about 1829 who married Catherine Higgins ( b Ireland 1837) in Clinton Iowa.
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Elaine Gilmore

Hi, I may be able to help with your request.please Email me at: gilmoreelaine4@gmail.com
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Christina bennett

Looking for information on John Gilmore circa 1829. I'm told he's from Southern-On-Sea, United Kingdom. Son of John is William Gilmore. They ended up in Clinton, Iowa (I believe John to be buried there).
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Gilmore

TOMMY JOE GILMORE GALWAY FOOTBALLER 1970s
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Jim Poland

John Gilmore married Elizabeth Ellot (Elliott?). Their Daughter, Susannah (1818-1875), married James Poland (1820-1867) c.1838. James and Susannah moved to Scotland, then their son, Matthew married Susan Law before moving to Australia. Matthew was my Gt Grandfather, so Susannah was my Gt Gt Grandmother and John was my Gt Gt Gt Grandfather. seeking information about my Irish Heritage.....
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Karen Secrest

Looking for information about Florence Gilmore born about 1848 in Ohio. She married Richard Burge in WV.
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greggsax

I am located in Surf City, North Carolina, USA.
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Hurley

Hello Cherisse. It seems we come from the same lineage. I have also traced back to Patrick Hurley, 1620-1699. His father may have been another Daniel Hurley, but it seems that Daniel was an extremely common Hurley name in the 1600s, so I have no idea how to discern which one might be the father of Patrick. Please keep me posted if you find out anything more and I will do the same.
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John Hurley

Good Morning, my name is John Hurley and I am interested in learning any information on relatives of James Hurley born Mallow Cork Ireland October 18, 1874. US Census data suggests he immigrated to New York in 1890 with his father Daniel who was originally from Milltown Malbay Clare
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Karrie hurley

Hello my name is karrie hurley I was trying to find out my origins from my last name .
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Cherisse Hurley Catlin

Hello, I'm trying to research my ancestors and I've gotten as far as Patrick Hurley - 1620-1699 and his wife Margaret Dinnen - 1620?. I'm trying to research to and go farther to see who Patricks parents and ancestors were. Patrick's son Daniel migrated to the United States and is where my lineage comes from. I would really love any information anyone has to aid me in my research. Thank you,
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Pamela Walker

Please could you help me on my journey researching my Carey ancestors my DNA matches show my paternal grandmother is Catherine Carey 1913-1963 daughter of John Carey 1882-1939 whom married Jane o Sullivan 1878-1938 possible grandfather Thomas Carey 1850-1911 possible Thomas Carey 1799-1810 the research I have done so far takes me to Somerset as well as Cork Ireland & Wales any info would be gratefully received to get me on the right path. Regards
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Pamela Walker

Please could you help me on my journey researching my Carey ancestors my DNA matches show my paternal grandmother is Catherine Carey 1913-1963 daughter of John Carey 1882-1939 whom married Jane o Sullivan 1878-1938 possible grandfather Thomas Carey 1850-1911 possible Thomas Carey 1799-1810 the research I have done so far takes me to Somerset as well as Cork Ireland & Wales any info would be gratefully received to get me on the right path. Regards
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Deane

Jack du Ross Deane 1066 battle of Hastings
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Yvonne Deane-Williams

My maiden name is Deane and I have been told my ancestry dates back to Ireland. My father, grandfather and great grandfather were from Virginia. I was also told some of my family members dropped the e on their last name. My father, grandfather and great grandfather were name Orbin Julian Sr., Jr. and III. I look forward to hearing from more Deanes.
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Matias Deane

I have ancestors born in Ireland, they were may be from Longford or Galway, and arrivals to Argentina, in South America, in 1880. They will have information to share me please? Thanks you!!
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Ken Dean

I have an ancestor that came from somewhere in Ireland and ended up in Dandridge Tennessee. Francis Dean fought in the Revolutionary War and donated some of the land given to him for the town of Dandridge, which was named after Martha Washington. would like to know what part of Ireland he came from.
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Deane

I have an ancestor, Francis Deane, born in Galway and died in Galway (maybe d Nov 7, 1772). Is there genealogy for him dating to earlier times? The Deans in my ancestry line lived in Virginia, and eventually in Missouri, USA. My mother's maiden name was Deane.
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Jessie He

The Bristol Cathedral looks great, cannot wait to visit it on my next trip to Bristol.
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