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Donovan of County Cork
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After much searching, I've finally found my great x 2 grandmother, Ann Donovan, was born in County Cork 1837. She married John Keenan from County Clare and they went to Wales during the potato…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Liam Keilthy Nov 28, 2010.


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What surnames are you interested in researching?
Donovan, Keenan, Skelton, Huggins, Hanham, Mumford, Oats/Oates, Dobb, Rowe, Porteous, Headley, Townshend, McKenzie, Ferguson, Little, Barr, Watt,
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
County Clare, Ireland; Scotland; England; Wales; Australia; New Zealand.
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Beginning Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
Interest grew with the decline in health and subsequent death of my father, my remaining parent.

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At 7:08pm on February 8, 2010, Gena Philibert Ortega said…
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At 10:16am on February 7, 2010, Barbara Walsh said…
Frances - the key to finding your family in Ireland is to discover where they were born in Ireland. This is very necessary, but very important. I have some Donovan information for the areas around Skibbereen and Baltimore in southwest County Cork ONLY. You can check out this BDM info at:
go to Cork, then to Church records, then to Information on various surnames
The info is in alphbetical order so scan down to Donovan.

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