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Barbara Gallagher
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  • Springfield, PA
  • United States
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Barry Sheppard left a comment for Barbara Gallagher
"Hi Barbara, Re your previous post: "My Sheppard family line begins in Ireland with a John Sheppard, an Irish Quaker living from about 1662 to late 1600's. His son, William Sheppard, born in 1682 in Ireland and immigrated to East…"
Mar 12, 2014
Barbara Gallagher commented on Dave Bates's group Sheppard Family
"Dave -  I would like to see if my Sheppard line is related to yours. I have done my DNA with Ancestry, FTDNA and 23andme and my father's (Ralph Sheppard) with both FTDNA and 23andme (autosomal tests). I was checking out your Dare site and…"
Feb 11, 2014
Barbara Gallagher replied to K Hill's discussion Wormer in Germantown in the group Philadelphia Roots
"My Germantown born Catholic relatives are buried in Holy Sepulchre cemetery. Others were at New Cathedral and Old Cathedral.  Have you ordered death certificates? The actual certificate usually identifies the cemetery. Another logical place is…"
Jan 1, 2013
Barbara Gallagher commented on DeeDee Baldwin's group Philadelphia Roots
"Daniel- I would start by contacting the Pennsylvania German Society and inquiring about any spelling variation of the Ferrell name as well as how it would appear when written by someone speaking German. I would then pursue the church record books…"
Jan 1, 2013
Barbara Gallagher replied to Gene Fett's discussion Schreiber Ancestry in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"Gene, I see a Christian Schreiber (born 1821 in Wurttemburg) and wife Catherine and 2 children living in Philadelphia in 1870. They have 2 children, one born in 1848. Could your Christian have had a son who stayed behind with a pregnant wife…"
Jul 13, 2012
Barbara Gallagher commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"You are welcome. Experience comes with many attempts and countless failures. I have only been at this for a year but do it full time. I would keep looking in the genealogybank records. There were others besides Miles and George Miles's…"
Jul 13, 2012
Barbara Gallagher commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"I entered his name on the general search page as Miles Gearhart and it came up under the historical documents tab. If you have problems with it, I can send it to you. I also located a death notice for another West Friendship Gearhart by limiting the…"
Jul 13, 2012
Barbara Gallagher replied to Gene Fett's discussion Schreiber Ancestry in the group Germany and German Ancestry
"Gene, I would take a close look at church records in Pennsylvania during that period especially if you know the faith. Ancestry.com has many of the records and you can research by the church type. Consider variant spellings. Many German immigrants…"
Jul 13, 2012
Barbara Gallagher commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"I found a great many other obituaries and a marriage notice of Gearhart family members in both Pennsylvania and Maryland newspapers covering at least 1860-1920 on genealogybank."
Jul 13, 2012
Barbara Gallagher commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"Just found Miles Gearhart's obituary. Miles%20Gearhart%20obituary.docx  Hope you can see this. Let me know."
Jul 13, 2012
Barbara Gallagher commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"Does your Miles Gearhart have any connection in 1885 with West Friendship, Maryland? I found a historical document on Genealogybank that lists a Miles Gearhart in 1885 as working for the post office contracted to carry the mail between West…"
Jul 13, 2012
Barbara Gallagher commented on Debbie Anne Jackson's group Germany and German Ancestry
"I have found several Gerhardt and Gerhart (one Gearhart) families in my searches through Pennsylvania German areas prior to Civil War era. My research is centered in Montgomery, Berks, Lehigh and Northampton Counties but most of my Gerharts are in…"
Jul 13, 2012
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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Sheppard, McGonigle, Atmore, Paul, Hoffert, Frankenfield, Seidel, Foley, Toner, Mills, Mehorter, Moon
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
USA, Ireland, Germany, Scotland, England
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Documentation for my own descendants

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At 8:58am on March 12, 2014, Barry Sheppard said…

Hi Barbara,

Re your previous post:

"My Sheppard family line begins in Ireland with a John Sheppard, an Irish Quaker living from about 1662 to late 1600's. His son, William Sheppard, born in 1682 in Ireland and immigrated to East Nottingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania in…"

Cahir in Tipperary was a well known Quaker area. There was also a Quaker burial ground in Ballykelly, North Tipperary, where some Sheppards are buried.  Perhaps that is the origin of your Sheppards. 


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Barry

 
 
 

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