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Carolyn Lalli
  • Female
  • Watervliet, NY
  • United States
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1860 Federal Census
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On my ancestor's page from that census, the house number is listed but no street name is provided.  the only additional information given is:  Ward 14, 3rd Division in the County of New York.  Is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christine M. Worthington Jun 26, 2012.

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What surnames are you interested in researching?
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
Ireland, France and Germany
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
To find information on my great, great grandmother. Over the decades I was told about her husband, Andrew but very little about her. In fact, her name was supposed to be Bridget. I finally found her on a 1900 census but the name was Delia (the diminutive form of Bridget). She apparently passed away before the 1910 census as Andrew is listed as a widower. Equipped with the name Delia Galway, I found her date of arrival in NY from Ireland. I have also learned that she gave birth to 6 children but 5 survived.

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A 50 Year Search Yields An Amazing Gift! Never Give Up!

Wanted to share an amazing experience with all of you at  For decades, I have sought information on my great, great grandmother "Bridget Galway", who immigrated to the US, from Ireland.  The only information with which to search was the fact that she married a French immigrant, Andre.  As her grandchildren aged, I asked questions and mentally stored tidbits of information they revealed.  None of them had ever met Bridget who died fairly young.  My grandmother only spoke of…


Posted on June 20, 2012 at 2:48pm — 2 Comments

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