I'm now beginning to wonder if my Patrick Maguire was born at Drumharney too.
His shipping records indicate "Drumgurney", but as there is no such townland, I
had finally reached the conclusion it was "Drumgownah".
However, it now gives me food for thought, and further investigation.
Thank you to everyone who has mentioned Drumharney over the past few days.
Patricia in Sydneytown.
From: carell [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, 10 February 2019 10:28 AM
To: Janet Cassidy via <fermanagh-gold(a)rootsweb.com>
Subject: FERMANAGH-GOLD -DRUMHARNEY?
Thank you so much Clive, Jane, Bob, and Joan for your Drumharney suggestions. I shall
check them all.
Death.c.1729 Lowtherstown John Elliott in his 18th century will, appears to have spelt
words as possibly spoken with an Scot/Irish accent?….eg., Makry Cros - Magheracross? and
County Cary - County Kerry?
OR… was his will transcribed by a 18th century clerk in the legal office and these were
the 18th century clerk’s spellings?
Does anyone know if the land deeds and wills on familysearch are the originals, or have
they too been transcribed?
My families didn’t own land, they only leased, but I have found them listed in the
familysearch land deeds and have been able to take them back a further 40 + years with
It’s been great to read messages from so many of the old FG listers this morning, the
list needs your input, knowledge, suggestions and advice.
Carole - Australia.
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