Emly Parish Guestbook

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116 entries.
Maureen Bagnall Maureen Bagnall from Suffolk, England wrote on May 7, 2015 at 11:04 pm
For Tomas O'Brian. I am one of John Holloway's granddaughters. The family has little information about him. He had six sons (4 of whom died in childhood) and two daughters. He is buried in Emly Churchyard in a family grave (although incorrectly marked as "William" who was his brother). May I ask why you are enquiring about him ?
Michael Carroll Michael Carroll from Gahanna wrote on May 5, 2015 at 12:07 am
Marilyn Shanahan, My great great grandfather, James Carroll, of Emly, married Alice Bourke from Coolboy, Limerick. They married about 1830, and lived in the Parish of Emly. Is any of this familiar to you?
Marilyn Shanahan Marilyn Shanahan from Chicago Illinois wrote on April 20, 2015 at 6:54 pm
Hello Emly and Fr. Rochford. My grandfather, born in Emly was Tobias Bourke Ryan in 1873. His father Patrick Ryan born 1839 in Tipp married Johanna Bourke born in Tipperary also.(Her parents being William Bourke and Mary Fleming. Seeking Patrick's father Thomas born in Tipp. Also Johanna Bourke Ryan was living in 1911 at age 72 with a niece Margaret Bourke and a nephew David Bourke in Tipperary. Are they familiar to anyone?
Kathleen Heagney Kathleen Heagney from Washington, DC wrote on April 14, 2015 at 1:25 am
This is for James Muhs -- my great great grandfather, John Hagney (Haigney according to Tipperary baptism research, came from Parish Emly, County of Tipperary. He named one of his sons Joseph Terrance. He came to NYC around 1850 (born 1829) and while living in NYC, records show his name as Hagney and Hageney. I would be very interested in connecting with you to discover shared ancestors! My email is kathleenh@yahoo.com.
tomas o brien tomas o brien from dublin wrote on February 13, 2015 at 3:26 pm
i am seeking information on john holloway of emly, he was married to honora hayes in 1899, he had 2 sons, i have no info on his death or disappearance from 1919 to 1923 his wife married maurice meade in 1923. many thanks tomas
victoria hayes-lyon victoria hayes-lyon from coram, new york, u.s.a. wrote on January 26, 2015 at 8:25 pm
My dad, Thomas Ailbee Hayes, was born in Emly, 12/15/1907. He had 5 brothers, Jack (John), James, William, Christopher, all of whom emigrated to New York, USA & stayed except for William who returned to Emly. He had one sister Mary, who also stayed in Emly. Another brother Michael? died at a young age in Ireland. Hoping to visit in next year or 2. I know I have several cousins there. My sister Erin, visited in Sept.of 2014. There are several of us here in NY area and we keep in touch. My dad also had a cousin Thomas M. Hayes, who emigrated here also, & we saw all the time. It was a fun time growing up with this large extended Hayes family.
Michael Carroll Michael Carroll from Ohio USA wrote on November 6, 2014 at 9:05 pm
My name is Michael Carroll, and my family tree has roots in Emly. My great-grandparents were Owen and Mary Carroll (maiden name, Brennan), who lived in Ballyvistae according to the 1901 census. Owen's mother (my great, great grandmother) was named Alice Bourke (maiden name) of Coolboy. I do not know my great great grandfather's name (the one who married Alice Bourke). I am writing to ask if their is anything in your records that might help. They had 12 children including my great grandfather, Owen. I intend to commission a search through Tipperary Family History Research , but I would like to start with the most distant ancestor I can determine the name of. My best guess is that his name was James Carroll, as my family seemed to follow the Irish tradition of naming the 1 st child after the paternal grandfather. I was fortunate enough to visit Emly this September. I found it to be a friendly, charming area. I can understand why you won the "Tidy Town" award. Thanks you for any help you may be able to give me.
Michael Carroll Michael Carroll wrote on October 10, 2014 at 11:58 pm
I am looking for any descendants of Owen and Mary Carroll, of Ballyvistae (Emly). They were my great grandparents. Owen was born in the 1840's. I recently visited Emly on a trip from USA. Your town is beautiful, and the people are very friendly. I'm proud that my people came from your town.
Jack Spring Jack Spring from Counties Kerry, Tipperary, and Galway wrote on September 12, 2014 at 4:14 pm
Greetings, I have a special interest in a very ancient clan known as the Mairtines, believed to have been the predominant clan in Emly until their unexplained disappearance, perhaps 60-100 years B.C. Likely origin for name Martin. Kindly reply at jack@jackspring.com Thank you, Jack Spring
Arthur Hennessey Arthur Hennessey from Blacks Har.NB,Canada wrote on July 16, 2014 at 1:14 pm
John Hennessy b.1785 in Emly.Member of the 98th foot regiment.Emigrated to Canada in 1812.Trying to find his parents name.
Elizabeth Clarke Elizabeth Clarke from Australia wrote on July 14, 2014 at 6:40 am
Hello, my grandmother was Bridget O'Donovan from Emly. She was born circa 1895. I don't have any other information. Would anyone be able to help me?
Teresa Erskine (nee) Heffernan Teresa Erskine (nee) Heffernan from Chester England wrote on July 1, 2014 at 8:33 pm
In memory of my Dad. William (Billy) Heffernan. Born 1st June 1932 Breansha Emly. Died 2nd July 2009. rest in Peace Dad x. Left Emly approx 1947, came to Chester met and married my Mum 1957. Edmond and Sarah Heffernan my grandparents are buried in Emly Cemetery. We visit every few years and still have family in Tipp. Love being in Ireland xx
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Cornelius Griffin Cornelius Griffin from valley Stream New York wrote on June 4, 2014 at 1:48 pm
I will be in Emly sometime during the week of June 9th. I can not wait to see the town that my grandmother Ellen McNamara Griffin lived in.
James W. Muhs James W. Muhs from Williston Park, Long Island, New York wrote on May 11, 2014 at 3:47 pm
I just recently found my Irish folk from Ireland. They came from Emly I think in the 1860's to New York. My great great grandparents were Terrance Hagney and Sarah Connell. My great grandfather was Timothy who had a brother John and sisters Bridget, Margaret and Mary. I wonder if anyone knows any info about Terrance and Sarah. Sarah came over here so I assume Terrance passed over. Any info will be appreciated. I hope to get to Emly someday.
Angela Tobin Angela Tobin from Ireland wrote on April 26, 2014 at 1:07 pm
A year old but had to reply. Trying to sort Crowe families in Emly parish to connect to my Crowe family and found an Otto Hefferman as being a sponsor to Patrick Crowe son of Darby Crowe and Bridget Ryan in Bransha/Bansha co Tipp. Darby Crowe (Jeremiah) is most likely a brother to Patrick Crowe who married Anastasia Mooney. Patrick Crowe (s/o Darby Crowe) was born abt 1811 and married Ellen Hanley and I think some of their children ended up in Troy too but don't know much more than that. Hope this might interest someone.
Mary Beth Mancuso Mary Beth Mancuso from Hackettstown, New Jersey wrote on February 13, 2014 at 3:43 pm
Hello, a red leaf on Ancestry just led me to Emly. My great grandmother, Bridget Butler Power and her brother, William immigrated to NYC around 1890's. Their parents were: William Power and Mary Butler. Other siblings were: John, Thomas, Mary Ann O'Donoghue and Margaret Griffin. Does anyone recognize these names? Any lead as to where I can find more information? Much Thanks, ~Mary Beth~
Jack Kennedy Jack Kennedy from Brisbane Australia wrote on November 3, 2013 at 11:25 am
I will be visiting the beautiful Emly soon hoping to locate records on my great, great grandfather and mother James Kennedy born act 1777 and Mary Bannerman born abt 1781. Looking forward to it.
Bridget Heffernan Mendel Bridget Heffernan Mendel from Bradenton, FL wrote on October 8, 2013 at 7:39 pm
Hello Father Rochford! The new web design is lovely. I am Bill Heffernan's daughter and have visied Emily twice with him and my grandmother Rose. After 20 years of living on the north side of Chicago, my family and I relocated to Bradenton, FL. The weather is perfect although we all miss Chicago daily. I hope to get my three boys, Aidan, Brendan and Kevin, to Emly soon! They are now in high school and middle school and I think they would really love to see where their ancestors came from!
Marc O Riain Marc O Riain from Kinsale wrote on September 28, 2013 at 9:35 pm
Hi All, Connor Ryan lived in Emly in 1834 and married Hannah Murnane, and had a child called Timothy in that year. I have run into a brink wall at tracing the family any further back. Any help, an address, parents, siblings anything, I would be very appreciative!