Tom - all of this in southwest County Cork around Skibbereen: in my family tree: Catherine Walsh, born 1859 from Skeagh Skibbereen married ca 1879 to Daniel Harrington of Kilkilleen, Skibbereen. Don't know how many children they had - I know about 5 - one nun, two priests, Ellen born in the 1890s who maried Timothy O'Regan of Gurteenroe, Skibbereen, and Catherine who married Thomas Murphy of Leap, Co Cork.
Do you see any connections here?
Barbara in St. Louis, Missouri USA
Hi Barbara - I don't see any connection with mine. My great -great grandparents were Patrick Harrington who married Mary Harrington in Ballydonegon in 1845. Mary was the daughter of Daniel Harrington and Ellen Kelly. Patrick and Mary emigrated to America in 1862.
Tom - I also have an Ellen Minihane, born 1843 in Ballyally, Skibbereen, who married Denis Harrington, from the Skibbereen area in southwest County Cork. They married in Skibbereen in the 1860s. They emigrated to San Francisco after their marriage and were not heard from.
Hi I'm looking for a Harrington family from Co. Cork My Greatgrandmother was Ellen "Nellie Harrington her father was Michael F as you can see with very commom names it has been difficult. I know she came to the United States around 1888. Thank You Karen