Research

Documents:

Margaret Curtain has been the Clan’s genealogist since its founding in 1999. Prior to that Margaret had been researching the Curtin family trees since 1978. Below are several documents that may be of interest.  To search the document click cntr F and enter search term in box.

        Mallow and Mourneabbey females 
        1839 census Miltown Malbay.  Curtins are highlighted in red.
        Brosna, County Kerry Cemetery Records
        Brosna, County Kerry Families

Lists:

  •      
    geographic places (towns, streets, roads, creeks, etc.) associated with Curtin name. 

If you know of any others that should be added to either list, send an email to curtinclan@gmail.com. 


 


General Research Sites

Ancestry is the most comprehensive site for documents (census, immigration, birth, marriage, death, military records) is www.ancestry.com. It is a paid site with an annual subscription fee.

Cyndi's List is a comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.

FamilySearch, sponsored by the Church of the Latter Say Saints (Mormons) is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. For over 100 years, FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide.

Heritage Quest Online contains census data, family records, and local histories. Many public libraries offer this database either in the library or online for its members.

The GenWeb project is a group of volunteers working together to provide free genealogy websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States. This Project is non-commercial and fully committed to free genealogy access for everyone.  Go to
United States  and find the state and county.

Rootsweb - The primary purpose and function of RootsWeb.com is to connect people so that they can help each other and share genealogical research. Most resources on RootsWeb.com are designed to facilitate such connections. Rootsweb contains message boards, mailing lists by topic or surname, Social Security Death Index (SSDI) and searchable family trees posted at the World Connect project site. Although part of the ancestry.com community, its databases and services are free.


Sites with Irish Data

A Government of Ireland supported site with church records (births, marriages and deaths) and 1901/1911 census records online.  Newly updated 3/2013

For
buying documents in various countries quickly
County Limerick site has links to all Irish Counties but actual documents must be purchased.

County Clare genealogy 

County Clare, Ennis baptisms and marriages  added 7/3/2013

County Kerry site

East County Kerry site

Burial records
     Burial records for County Kerry
     Historic Graves    - added 3/2013

Tithe records for some of Co. Cork
 
West Cork News & Views - information about the West Cork area
 
Irish Archives – its free to use - provides links to other Irish research sites

Irish Military Archives - provides access to Ireland's military collection

From Ireland is a free site with data collected/posted by Dr. Jane Lyons. - added 12/2013


Immigration records

New York City Castle Garden – 1820-1892 

New York City Ellis Island, starting in 1892


Newspapers

University of Pennsylvania maintains a list of newspapers that have been digitized and are available online.


Other useful sites

Stephen P. Morse one step search engine. Immigration and census data are accessed with a simple search engine.

Canada Library and Archives

Canadian Census 1901 and 1911 Some earlier years available at ancestry.com - see above

CousinConnect is a small scale message board for surnames.

English searches

New York obituaries

New York City – birth, marriage and death records