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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
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
“They Hailed from Where Exactly?” – A Follow Up Born about 1822, Daniel Chambers is my maternal 3rd great grandfather. At this point in time, where I’ve been looking anyway; records for Daniel are sparse. Upon locating burial records from … Continue reading
“They Hailed From Donegal” – A Follow Up In an earlier post entitled “They Hailed from Donegal” I wrote about my Sweeney family of Co. Donegal. Shortly afterwards I posted an enquiry on West Ulster Genealogy Face Book page hoping … Continue reading