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Tag Archives: Letterkenny
From Garryharry, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal to Montgomery, Pennsylvania, U.S.A!
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
Posted in Co. Donegal, Family History, Ireland Tagged Co. Donegal, Family History, Garryharry, Letterkenny, Sweeney Family 2 Comments
A Full Circle Moment!
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
Posted in Co. Donegal, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Family History, Garryharry, Ireland, Letterkenny, Robinson Family, Sweeney Family 12 Comments
“The Printer” – Daniel Chambers!
“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
The Garryharry Sweeney’s
“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
They Hailed From Donegal
The Sweeney’s James Baxter Sweeney is my 2nd great grandfather; and from the limited information I have on him it would seem he was born about 1834 in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. James father was also James Sweeney and his mother … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Donegal, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Co. Donegal, Family History, Geneaology, Letterkenny, Murdoch Family, Robinson Family, Sweeney Family 5 Comments