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Tag Archives: Garryharry
Not Just A Chamber Maid… Matilda (Tillie) Graham Sweeney was one of ten children born to John Sweeney & Matilda Graham of Garrowcarry, Edenacarnan, Co. Donegal. She was also a granddaughter of James Baxter Sweeney and Fanny Robinson, who were … Continue reading
“They Too Hailed From Donegal…” On 20 Nov 1909, at the age of seventy; in Garryharry, Churchill, Co. Donegal, Fanny Sweeney, a farmers widow; passed away. Her son John was the informant of her death. She was my 2nd great … Continue reading
MY Sweeney’s of Garryharry, Co. Donegal… For years I didn’t know what the initial “S” stood for when my father was signing his name. After quite some time I discovered he was named after his paternal grandmother Lizzie Sweeney. As … Continue reading