1.01 Extracts from correspondence - part 1

   The United States had Consulate offices, which are the official representative of the US Government, in several cities in Ireland.  Many individuals living in Ireland and the United States would write letters to the US Consul requesting help with topics such as citizenship, estates, birth & death records, immigration and pensions.

   These letters are now found in the records stored at the US National Archives in College Park, MD.  The paper records are arranged in books by year and subdivided by topic.

   The extracts below come from letters written in the years 1865 to 1935.  The date of the letter is given at the end of each extract item.  The term naturalized refers to a person becoming a citizen of the United States.  The military information refers to the United States military orgainzations.

Edward ABBOTT born 1891-10-14 at Ballivor, Co Meath, resides in Winnipeg, Canada over five yrs, going to Chicago, IL immigration visa from US Consul at Winnipeg, Canada date 1924-12-17

Ronald Dunbar Creighton Rye ABBOTT born at Kinsale, Co Cork; wife Mabella Anna ABBOTT (nee WARING) born Co Kilkenny, residing in Canada for more than 5 yrs; immigration visa from US Consul at Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada date 1924-08-27

Joseph William ACTON born 1895-06-30 at Roscahill, Ireland; served in Co M US 168th Infantry 1917 to 1919; sister Mrs Martin LEE resides Washington St, Roslindale, MA date 1927-08-18

William ACTON married Feb 1850 to Hannah ANDERSON at Monktown, Co Dublin date 1883-07-31

Anna Olivia ADAIR nee LINDBERG born 1888 Chicago, IL married 1906 to Robert H. ADAIR, b 1881 Co Down, emigrated 1898, resides S. Paulina St, Chicago, IL, visit at Kirkistown, Co Down, daug Ethel May b 1911, son David ADAIR b 1917 date 1927-02-25

James ADAIR deceased, Private, Co A, 6th Engineers, son of John ADAIR & Jessie McKAY [she died Dec 1923], Clanmorris St, Belfast, US pension c-135035 date 1924-01-21

Annie Jane ADAMS visa to US, brother David ADAMS b 1903, Brookline, MA, stepfather Joseph THOMPSON date 1925-09-11

Bert ADAMS Boilermaker, US Navy disabled, resided, Bruree, Co Limerick - "he married a woman here & since his return to the US, she has resided with her family at Bruree, Co Limerick - then just departed for Brooklyn date 1919-04-19

David ADAMS died Apr 1909 of Urney Glebe, Lion Mills, Co Tyrone, his father died 1888, his brother Thomas died 1901 survived by widow Helen May ADAMS, nephew Wilbur Roy ADAMS, Shafter Ave, Oakland, CA; also Hazel Estell Adams NELSON, Helen Hope ADAMS, Robert Vernon ADAMS date 1910-10-31

John ADAMS died Nov 1898, resided Granard, Co Longford survived by widow Margaret & son Varnum, his brother Randal ADAMS, Danesfort; his niece resides with her daug Annie TURNER, Jersey City, NJ date 1899-10-02

Thomas ADAMS of Brennans Row, Limerick, US pension 26638 date 1895-08-22

Edward Legrand ADAMS Jr 26 yrs on 1918-10-16 born Elmira, NY, father born Clarence, NY, mother born Corning, NY; US military registration mailed to City Hall, Elmira, NY date 1918-11-02

William ADAMSON died July 1895 Jersey City, NJ, widow Margaret ADAMSON, Athlone, sister Anne ADAMSON, Australia date 1898-04-27

Ellen AGNEW daug of James & Jane MURPHY, Listullycurran, Co Down, married William AGNEW, Lisnaskanka, Co Down died circa 1870 survived by 4 children - James AGNEW of Belfast, Samuel, William & Gaun reside America - see entry for James MURPHY Sr date 1901-06-01

John AGNEW died Sep 1928 Sergeant Co K 339th Infantry father David AGNEW, 61 yrs, Delhi St, Belfast, mother Margaret died 1918-09-08, sister Jane 28yrs date 1919-10-24

William AGNEW of Drumlister St, Sixmilecross, Co Tyrone, US pension 20578 date 1896-03-23

Anne AHEARN daug of John & Elizabeth AHEARN married Thomas O'Connell HEARNEY at Waterford date 1934-07

John J. AHEARNE born circa 1898 Private, in US Military now resides Callan, Co Kilkenny date 1923-04-05

James AIKEN deceased, of Co Armagh, niece Miss Mabel E. NIMMONS, Litchfield, IL date 1926-05-12

Mrs Mary ALDERDICE married under name Minnie SMYTH to Alfred Louis ALDERDICE, her uncle Henry CROSBY, contact Mattie L. ALDERDICE or Mrs Alfred ALDERDICE, W 66th St, NY date 1905-11-23

Louisa H. ALEXANDER died Jan 1920 at Warrenpoint Co Down, widow of Rev Hugh ALEXANDER who died Feb 1915, Episcopal Clergyman, Skillington, Co Cavan, daug Mrs C. H. CUPERNELL, Long Beach, CA date 1921-02-18

George ALLEN resides Lisnyan House, Edgworthstown, Co Longford, US pension date 1895-11-27

James ALLEN returned to Ireland reside with Mary MANN in Armagh, his daug Mrs May PEDERSEN, Shotwell St, San Francisco, CA date 1909-07-27

John ALLEN of Philipstown, King's Co circa 1889, his daug Mrs J. H. MURRAY, Menard St, St Louis, MO date 1905

John ALLEN died 1925 Pittsburgh, PA, brothers Robert Francey ALLEN & David ALLEN, probate depositions from Matthew ALLEN & Elizabeth McILVEEN, Oberon St, Cragagh Rd, Belfast date 1926-04-27

Margarett ALLEN nee SEYMOUR wife of Christopher ALLEN died 1888-02-01 Staten Island, NY - 7 children Mrs Jennie GORDON wife of Archibald GORDON and Lillian ALLEN of Stapleton, NY; J. W. ALLEN and Seymour ALLEN of Tompkinsville, NY, George ALLEN & Martin ALLEN of NYC date 1907-12-17

Elizabeth Mary ALTON born 1923-02-05 at Aughrin St, Dublin daug of William ALTON, 34 yrs, & Elizabeth DONEGAN, 41 yrs, married 1920-07-12 date 1924-05-13

Patrick AMES kia 1918-10-17 corporal, Co A or Co M, 165th Infantry, US Army, survived by parents Michael & Mary AMES who reside Stokestown, Co Roscommon date 1923-03-16

John Francis ANDERSON born 1932 at Killay, Co Tyrone son of Patrick Joseph ANDERSON, 33 yrs, born Killary & Teresa McFARLANE, 28 yrs born Broughderg, married 1930 in NYC date 1932-05-12

Joseph ANDERSON died 1931 saddler, Cookstown, survived by 2 daug Annie E. MAGINNIS, wife of Fred, Ridgewood, Long Island, NY & Margaret EMERY, Hollis, NY date 1934-09-14

N. T. ANDERSON deceased, of Lurgan, daug Mrs Anna HOWELL died 1922, 5 granddaugs incl Mrs Annie McGHEE, Ophir Gradens, Belfast & Mrs Rebecca BRISTOL, W 120th St, NYC date 1926-07-29

William ANDERSON Drumsollen, Co Armagh, American between 21 - 31 yrs date 1917-10-17

William ANDERSON deceased, probate at Lurgan, Co Armagh, bequest to 5 granddaug - Miss Mary CORDNER, Mrs Rebecca M. BRISTOL, Nicholas Ave, NYC, grandson T. S. CORDNER, Manhattan Ave, NYC date 1924-06-05

William J. ANDERSON born Jun 1861 Co Tyrone emigrated 1880 to Boston, MA, visit brother & sister at Ballintrain, Co Tyrone date 1926-01-23

Mrs Sarah ANDREWS born circa 1835 resided Ushers Island, Dublin in 1896, her nephew William A. LENEHAN, Decatur St, Brooklyn, NY date 1908-01-23

Mrs Mary ARCHBOLD had 4 children, her son Robert ARCHBOLD had 3 children - Robert ARCHBOLD resides Pierce St, Philadelphia, PA; Mary & John; cousin Mrs RUDDY (nee SUTTON) date 1909-01-12

Jane ARCHER born 1880 resides Newcourt Strand, Bray, plans to emigrate to Canada or US date 1905-09-27

Miss Mary E. ARCHER and sister Deborah ARCHER, Beeghmount, Newtownbreda, Belfast refund of deposit date 1924-06-07

Miss Emily ARDERY died Apr 1910 Bridge St, Banbridge, Co Down, bequest to Elizabeth, sister of John DAVIDSON, nephew of deceased, Philadelphia, PA ? date 1912-01-10

John ARIGHO died 1912-11-04 of Christchurch Place, Dublin, widow Catherine, 2 sons Joseph & John, daug-in-law Eleanor, grandson John Joseph, 6 yrs, drowned 1907 date 1919-04-29

William ARLOW born 1898, father resides Chief St, Belfast, at Montreal request visa to return to Philadelphia date 1925-09-29

Miss Winifred Dorothy ARMITAGE born Apr 1890 Sydney, New South Wales, father James born Ireland mother Annie born Victoria, now resides c/o Mrs SULLIVAN, Brighton Rd, Rathgar, Co Dublin request for visa to US date 1925-09-01

Charles ARMSTRONG died circa 1899 had property near Enniskillen, relative T. G. ARMSTRONG died 1895, his sons John C. ARMSTRONG, & F. B. ARMSTRONG, Cedar Rapids, IA date 1906-10-26

Charles ARMSTRONG born Drumacruttin, Co Monaghan married Kathleen HUEY b Ardstraw Bridge, Co Fermanagh - children - Samuel, Sarah, Robert d bef 1911, Joseph d bef 1911, John, William d bef 1911, Lilly, Thomas b Apr 1862 resided Petaluma, then Modesto, CA & Mary Kathleen date 1910-05-05

Ernest Herbert ARMSTRONG born 1907, married 1935 to Selma Florence VALET or VALETTE born 1916 Philadelphia, PA, reside Balmoral, Belfast date 1935-08-12

Hugh ARMSTRONG died 1929 Highland Park, MI, farm at Drumalara, Co Armagh, ex-wife Ella Florence ARMSTRONG, Detroit, MI, sister Mrs Agnes Jane IRELAND, Strandtown, Belfast date 1929-10-29

Mrs Mary ARMSTRONG of Dunloy, Co Antrim visa to join husband James J. ARMSTRONG, Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY date 1926-07-10

Mrs Mary Jane ARMSTRONG of Thames St, Belfast visa to join husband Thomas ARMSTRONG, Wanda Ave, Detroit, MI date 1926-07-08

Robert ARMSTRONG born circa 1830, grandson of Noble ARMSTRONG, 1849 went to NY, then returned to Ireland, 1st wife died in 1867, son John ARMSTRONG, with 2nd wife 6 children from 3 to 16 yrs date 1901-08-22

Robert Alexander ARMSTRONG born 1931 at Belfast and Sarah Elizabeth ARMSTRONG born 1934, children of James ARMSTRONG, born 1901 Belfast & Florence Irvine McBRIDE, born 1900 Belfast, married 1928 Knock Presbyterian church date 1932-06-08

William ARMSTRONG deceased at Ellsworth, KS ?, bequest after death of Hiram BURTON & Louise BURTON, to Mrs Margaret WALKINGSHAW who died at Brantford, Ontario, then to Mrs Harriet ROBINSON of Belfast date 1901-05-30

John Bruce ARNOLD born 1891-08-21 at Baltimore, MD, son of John Bruce ARNOLD who was born at Madison, IN and died Nov 1923; 2 children born in Glasgow, Scotland John Robert b 1929-09-17 & Karleen Clara b 1931-04-04 date 1933-10-23

Nannette Margaretta ASHBY born Nov 1897 Dublin daug of Newton B. ASHBY, US Consul at Dublin date 1897-11-20

Mrs H. A. ATHERTON resides Seattle, WA, son born Mar 1910, previously resided Stovely, British Columbia, married Apr 1909 to man claiming to be Major Harry F. ATHERTON of Londonderry date 1910-05-20

Miss Elizabeth Dawson ATKINSON age 26 yrs married 1931 at Drumcree church, Portadown, Co Armagh to Hartford M. DAVIS, 40 yrs, born NYC date 1931-09-02

Thomas ATKINSON married 1868-05-28 to Martha MORRISON at Bellaghey Church, their son Alfred ATKINSON resides NYC date 1909-04-07

Alexander AUCHENLECK deceased of Greenfield, OH, sister Susan AUCHENLECK, Killgrania, Co Fermanagh, brother John AUCHENLECK, Enniskillen date 1905-12-09

Thomas Francis AUSTIN died circa 1894, his widow married man named O'CONNOR resided Yonkers, NY, sister Mary Ann AUSTIN, St Paul, MN, brother George AUSTIN, Williamstown Ave, Blackrock, Dublin date 1898-10-10

Peter Francis BAGLEY born 1923 Shanroe, Co Armagh, son of Peter BAGLEY, 50 yrs, born Forkhill, Co Armagh, resides Brooklyn, NY & Julia Ellen RAFFERTY, 43 yrs, born Shean, Co Armagh, resides Shanroe date 1924-06-25

Mrs Elizabeth BAILEY born 1903, son born 1921, emigrated 1928 via Canada, married 1929 to William W. BAILEY, River Edge, NJ, sister Mrs John MULHOLLAND, Bellergherty, Co Derry date 1931-10-13

Marshall BAILEY resides South Dublin Union, served Co K, 81st NY Inf, US pension cert # 168477 date 1906-07-24

Miss Jean BAILIE & brother James BAILIE, Damascus St, Belfast, visa to join uncle Thomas CALDWELL, Buffalo, NY date 1925-02-17

Mrs Wilhelmina Maud Isabel BAILY formerly CHARLEY, resided Dunmurry, near Belfast, nurse with British army at Solonika, then Italy where she died, husband S. Ed BAILY resides Los Angeles, CA date 1919-07-27

Thomas BAINBRIDGE born Oct 1843 at Mountmellick, emigrated 1856, resided New Haven, CT, then New Mexico, then Harrisonville, MO where he married Laura GRIFFITH, had 2 daug Martha who died 1905 & Mary resides Kansas City, MO date 1908-12-07

John Cooper BAIRD born Aug 1898 Kansas City, KS now resides Agincourt Ave, Belfast date 1926-06-14

Mrs Sarah BAIRD nee CHURCH emigrated to Brooklyn, NY - daug Anna SCHUMACHER [South Nyack, NY], Isabelle BETTS - grandchildren Walter BETTS & Emma CROCKER, Elizabeth, NJ - see entry for James CHURCH date 1928-06-15

Patrick BALL died recently at Blanchardstown near Dublin, heirs incl 3 brothers Michael BALL & Peter BALL both of Boston, MA & Christopher BALL of Blanchardstown date 1908-03-28

Miss Beatrice BANAGHAN of Garadise, Gorvaugh PO, Co Lietrim, aunt Mrs YOUNG, Worcester, MA date 1920-04-23

Elizabeth BANKHEAD died 1927 Ahoghill, Co Antrim legacy to Robert BANKHEAD, he also died survived by widow Agnes BANKHEAD, N. Lawrene St, Philadelphia, PA & 6 children - Elizabeth, Agnes, Robert, John, Sarah & William BANKHEAD, Agnes BANKHEAD, Philadelphia, PA, nephew Johnny BANKHEAD, Ahoghill date 1933-01-09

George BANKS resides Grange, Knocknahur, Co Sligo date 1921-10-03

Margaret BANNON died 1907-02-20, received US pension # 522515 date 1921-01-15

William BANNON born 1869 Hartford, CT, sister born 1867 Warren MA, now living Maryborough, Queen's Co date 1915-09-27

William BARBER 36 yrs, farmer, of Dromoyle, King's Co refused visa to US, brother Thomas BARBER, Manchester, NH date 1920-06-23

James BARBOUR born 1908, son of James Milne BARBOUR, visa to US date 1925-11-23

Charles Paul BARKER born 1915-07-13 at Boston, MA son of Arthur BARKER & Mary KAVANAGH- sister Viola b 1917, brother Arthur Patrick b 1919; father b 1880 & emigrated 1913 date 1932-11-24

Francis BARKER born 1888-01-03 at Co Monaghan; naturalized 1913 at NY; father Frank BARKER born in Ireland died about 1890; wife Elizabeth CONNOLLY born Co Monaghan died in 1927; sister Mary MULLEN resides E 57th St, NYC; cousin Mrs SHIELDS resides Park St, Monaghan date 1934-03-09

John BARKER died July 1905 Drumckill, served in Co H, 2nd CT Infantry & Co A, 12th CT Infantry, married Jan 1900 to Bridget CARROLL, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan date 1929-10-31

John Alexander BARKIE born 1861 near Belfast son of William Malcolm BARKIE & Ann McCONNELL now resides 17th Ave, Brooklyn, NY date 1931-10-17

Mrs Elizabeth BARLOW married Nov 1917 at Philadelphia, PA to James BARLOW; now residing with her father A. W. RORKE at Banagher, Co Offaly; husband resides W. Saratoga, Baltimore, MD date 1927-11-10

Mrs Jane BARNES nee McKAIG [born circa 1824 Co Derry] married at Brooklyn, NY 1855 to James BARNES or BEARNS Co Wexford, was Private, Co E, 173rd NY Infantry died 1863 New Orleans, LA - 2 sons - Alexander b 1857 & Thomas b 1862 date 1865-05-23

Mrs Bessie BARNETT nee O'KEEFE deceased of Skibbereen, married 1st to Daniel SULLIVAN & had 1 son & 3 daug, married 2nd Peter BARNETT, contact John J. McMANUS, State St, Brooklyn, NY date 1906-02-13

John BARNETT born circa 1845 in Waterford, son of William & Margaret BARNETT, William deceased, Margaret emigrated to Cincinnati and married 2nd James POWERS, date 1911-11-28

Hugh BARR Private, Co C 26th Infantry mother Catherine BARR, 48 yrs, Moville, Co Donegal, … late husband Patrick, father of the deceased soldier was a tailor … he died 1911-03-05 leaving 8 children … Mary Agnes - married to Michael DOHERTY (has 3 young children), a journeyman baker, Harry, journeyman tailor, Hugh ( the deceased soldier), William James (British Army also k.i.a), Lilly went to US married man named McDONNELL, St Adolphus St, Boston, Veronica 18 yrs chronic invalid, Patrick Joseph 13 yrs and Emily 10 yrs … date 1919-01-24

Catherine BARRETT or SMITH deceased of Keady, Co Armagh, had 7 children incl Mrs Kathleen DOUNER, Pasadena, CA date 1930-03-04

Edward J. BARRETT of Chicago, IL, parents resided Keady, Co Armagh, father died 1879, mother died 1881 - children John, Edward, Patrick, Arthur, Annie, Kittie & Hugh all emigrated to various parts in America date 1927-08-19

Edward Joseph Boyd BARRETT born 1933 Londonderry son of Edward John Boyd BARRETT, 49 yrs, writer, resides Benburg, Co Tyrone & Anna O'GEIRNE, 36 yrs, born Tipperary, married 1931 Elkton, MD date 1933-04-19

James BARRETT born 1897-04 son of James BARRETT & Hannah BEECHER; mother resides E 162nd St, NYC date 1931-09-01

John BARRETT died 1907 survived by daug Mary BARRETT, Raymond St, Brooklyn, NY and 2nd wife Mrs J. BARRETT, Fair St, Mallow, Co Cork date 1907-09-11

Mary BARRETT born circa 1884 in NY, daug of Thomas BARRETT, deceased & Annie REILLY, resides with uncle & aunt James & Kate REILLY at Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, her mother resides Flushing, NY date 1901-11-20

Matthew Joseph BARRETT born 1901-03-31 at Curry, Co Sligo, resided Lisnolan, Co Mayo, immigration visa from US Consul at London, Ontario, Canada date 1924-06-30

Thomas BARRETT died while serving in US military at Santiago, Cuga, mother Bridget BARRETT, Larragan, Moyculle, Co Galway date 1899-10-14

Bernard Patrick Joseph BARRY born 1918-12-02 at Bailieborough, Co Cavan, son of Bernard BARRY; father born 1873-08-27 at NY now resides Bronx, NY - 2 brothers Michael Gerald b 1921 & Patrick Augustine b 1923 date 1932-11-18

Miss Linda C. BARRY died Sept 1921, her niece Miss Beatrice BARRY, daug of her brother Ceorge Chapman BARRY, resides W 10th St, NYC date 1922-01-24

Mrs Mary BATES nee McCOMB resides Brook House, Strabane, brother Thomas McCOMB is deceased date 1915-03-27

John BATESON died Aug 1890 employed by Phil & Reading RR, sister Mary BREANNER, Ballymaguigan, Co Derry date 1890-08-26

Miss Catherine BAXTER born 1870-05-06 in Drumlougher, Co Cavan now resides Awliscombe, Devonshire, will join her sister & aunt in Chicago; immigration visa from US Consul at Plymouth, England date 1924-11-14

Mrs Christina BAXTER died Mar 1916, widow of Robert BAXTER, sergeant Co C, 11th US Infantry, lived with son Robert George BAXTER, Haddow St, Belfast, US pension 156570 date 1875-10-06

Miss Josephine BAXTER born Co Cavan, resides Dublin St, Belfast, visa to US date 1925-02-06

Thomas BAXTER of Ballyconnell, Co Cavan, son of Rose BAXTER, had 2 daug - Rose Anne McCORMACK, High St, Brooklyn, NY & Jane HAMILTON, nieces Anne McKIERNAN, Kate & Mary Jane COSGROVE, nephews Michael & Patrick COSGROVE date 1907-03-21

Edward Joseph BEAGAN and brother Thomas Peter BEAGAN sons of Patrick BEAGAN, South St, Providence, RI, visiting at Roslea, Co Fermanagh date 1916-07-03

John BEAL born 1808 at Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, died Apr 1886 Hamilton, NY, was member of Episcopal Church, married to Catherine CODE, a Catholic, she died 1890, son Joseph BEAL, Oneida, NY date 1890-06-27

Harry T. BEARMAN returning resident alien, emigrated from Dublin Apr 1922 immigration visa from US Consul at Manchester, England date 1924-12-15

George A. BEATTIE born circa 1874 Co Down, deceased, of Newark, NJ, son of William BEATTIE, Anahilt, Co Down date 1919-07-07

John A. BEATTIE of Drumdrenagh, Rathfriland, Co Down, US passport date 1926-07-08

Robert BEATTIE resided Leicester, NY, son born 1933 resides with Mrs Hugh BEATTIE, Drumavin, Co Down, mother died in childbirth date 1934-03-01

Mrs Margaret BEATTY of Brooklyn, NY, married 1909 to John R. BEATTY, he resides Clenaghan, Co Fermanagh - 4 children born in US date 1932-01-27

Miss Martha Ellen BEATTY born 1908 resides Bessbrook, Co Armagh visa to join her sister Philadelphia, PA date 1925-04-10

Thomas James BEATTY died 1933 at Cleenaghan, Co Fermanagh, 49 yrs, naturalized 1916 Brooklyn, NY, survived by widow Mrs Margaret Jane BEATTY & 2 children, 2 brothers George BEATTY, Maghacross, & William BEATTY, Killymitten date 1933-05-12

George BEERS born 1891 Belfast, grandfather William BEERS, Belfast, mother Mrs Mary Ann BEERS, widow, Nutley, NJ, brother James, 2 sisters Lizzie & Sarah, Newark, NJ, sister Mrs David WATERWORTH, Belfast date 1925-08-15

Miss Katherine BEGGAN resides Hartford Rd, South Orange,NJ, her brother James BEGGAN born Mar 1898 Newark, NJ, went to Ireland 1903 date 1916-12-15

John W. BEIRNE born 1906 Kishcarrigan, Co Leitrim, parents John & Bridget BEIRNE, uncle Michael BEIRNE has daug, New Haven, CT, aunt Mrs Ellen WILSON with 3 children, Jamaica, NY date 1925-08-15

Katherine BEIRNE nee ? FINERAN deceased, of Ballaghaderreen, legatees Anna Fineran SAUERLAND, Bridget Agnes Fineran COLLINS & Patrick FINERAN of ? Cincinnati, OH date 1910-07-11

James BELL born 1826 in Cranadellion, Virginia, Co Cavan, son of William BELL & Elizabeth IVERS, circa 1860 enlisted in 69th NY Infantry, died 1907 in South Africa, his cousin Mrs Elizabeth MARTIN, daug of Thomas SMITH resides E 128st St, NYC date 1911-07-16

James BELL & brother Thomas BELL of Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL property at Kinghill, Co Down sold to Patrick DEVLIN date 1933-02-06

Mary BELL born at Ballivor, Co Meath, daug of Thomas BELL, resides ? Near Peru, IL date 1907-04-06

Raphael Thomas BELL born 1887-05-17 at Baltimore, MD, discharged from in British Army in 1918; married Jennie LAWRENCE in London in 1918 or 1919; son of Emma BELL GRAY date 1934-10-27

Richard Nally BELL born 1902-09-21 at NYC son of P. F. BELL, born Edinburgh, Scotland; emigrated to US circa 1880 & died 1932; now residing Claremorris, Co Mayo; us addr W 138th St, NYC date 1932-12-01

William George BELL died circa 1904 ? Owned Bellmount near Coal Island, Co Tyrone, was son of Captian BELL who owned estate Ballymaquiggan, Co Derry, grandson William G. CARRIGAN, Earl St, Philadelphia, PA date 1904-12-06

Charles BELLEW deceased, estate administered by Catherine CONWAY, Wentworth Pl, Dublin date 1902-09-24

Edward BELLEW died Feb 1897 Seattle, WA; bequests to siblings James BELLEW, Dundalk, Patrick BELLEW, Tully, Mary JORDAN of Dunleer, Co Louth, Thomas BELLEW, San Francisco date 1900-06-15

Miss Mary C. BELLEW deceased, probate Salem, MA, bequest to her grandmother Hanora WHALEN, next-of-kin Mrs Bridget BELLEW, Callon, Co Louth date 1900-06-19

William BELLEW deceased of Callon, Co Louth, daug Bridget BELLEW, granddaug Mary C. BELLOW, daug of Patrick BELLEW date 1900-05-23

Alexander BELSHAW & wife of Mark St, Newtownards, Co Down to join father-in-law Samuel McBRIER, Shawnee St, Bethlehem, PA date 1926-04-09

Mrs Hattie BENJAMIN 1st married 1869 to George GREENWAY in NY state, he returned to Ireland circa 1871, his sister Mariah GREENWAY, Belfast, married 2nd George L. BENJAMIN, 1st PA Light Artillery, pension # 576872, now resides Summitville, NY date 1927-03-27

Mrs Elizabeth BENSON nee CHURCH died Queensland, survived by John W. BENSON, Mackay, Queensland, Alfred, Arthur & Jessie BENSON, Townsville, Queensland - see entry for James CHURCH date 1928-06-15

Thomas BERGEN deceased, niece Mary BERGAN, Longorchard, Templemore, Co Tipperary date 1907-05-06

Mrs Elizabeth BERGIN of Castlewellan, Co Down visa to join husband P. J. BERGIN, Neponset Ave, Dorchester, MA date 1926-04-30

Joseph BERGIN 29 yrs, of Lisdowney, Co Kilkenny refused visa to US, brother John of Kent, OH; uncle John GORMAN, Derby, CT date 1920-07-03

Mrs BERMINGHAM died circa 1898, her granddaug Mary Francis BRADY, Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL date 1906-07-18

John BERRY Born 1872-10-15 at Tullamore, Co Offaly; naturalized US citizen at Elizabeth, NJ; parents died circa 1911 at Derrybeg; his mother was Marcella PAYNE; sister Mary GILSENAN, brother Edward BERRY reside Elizabeth, NJ; cousins Laurence & Edward BERRY of Derrybeg date 1934-07-27

Michael BERRY born 1895-05-20 at Lettermullen, Co Galway husband of Catherine FLAHERTY BERRY born 1895-09-18 at Lettermullen, Co Galway; immigration visa from US Consul at Moncton, New Brunswick date 1924-08-21

Samuel BERRYMAN died circa 1929 of Penn Yan, NY, brother resides Magherafelt date 1930-08-29

George BERTRAM Private, Co D, 3rd Supply Train, AEF, brother Fred BERTRAM, Kings Court, Co Cavan date 1918-11-19

Mary Ann BEST died circa Jan 1902 NYC, niece Catherine GORMAN, Moore St, Dublin & nephew Patrick BEST date 1902-12-10

Moore BEST died 1929 Belfast, 68 yrs, brother William James BEST, Lairakean, Co Tyrone, brother Charles BEST, Ballygawley, Co Tyrone, niece Annie BEST, Lansdowne, Belfast, nephew Hugh BEST resides Youngstown, OH date 1929-10-09

Michael BETAGH died circa 1897 of Lohunda Park, Clonsilla, Dublin, his widow died 1922; his niece Mrs William F. COONEY resides Philadelphia, PA date 1922-05-28

Michael BETAGH deceased - his brother Thomas BETAGH left 2 children Michael & John; his brother James BETAGH left 5 children John, James, Mary TIERNEY, Margaret MURPHY [resides Garnett St, Philadelphia, PA] & Norah BETAGH; his brother Patrick BETAGH left 2 children - Marcella CLOVER & Martha TECKLENBURGH; sister Margaret FARRELL date 1925-07-20

James BIBLE died Dec 1897 Lower Bridge St, Dublin, US pension date 1897-12-31

John BIERNES or BURNS born ca 1873 Castleplunkett, Co Roscommon has not been heard from since Sept 1920 contact Thomas DESMOND of Tacoma, Washington, naturalized 1905 San Francisco, CA, US passport # 51537 date 1921-05-09

John BINGHAM deceased of Scarva, Co Down, survived by brother William BINGHAM, Cincinnati, OH date 1934-05-08

William BINGHAM born 1830 near London emigrated to Woodstock, Canada 1856 married married Elizabeth MARRS emigrant from Cumberland Co, England, then to Vallejo, CA, then to San Juan Bantista, CA - 5 children - Eli b 1861, Mary Ann b 1863, Alice b 1865 & William b 1872, see entry for Hannah WHITLEY date 1909-05-12

Mrs Ann BIRMINGHAM nee MAHAN married 1855 to Garrett BIRMINGHAM at New Haven, CT, she died May 1862 aged 35 yrs May 1862, he was Private Co C, 9th CT Infantry & died 1864 at Salesbury, NC while prisoner of war, son James b Sep 1856, daug Bridget b Mar 1858, guardian Michael COLWELL, New Haven, CT date 1867-02-17

Patrick BIRMINGHAM renew passport reside Donors, Co Westmeath date 1931-07-31

Patrick BIRMINGHAM born 1877-09-01 at Ballycumber, Co Offaly son of Richard BIRMINGHAM who died circa 1900; married Annie on 1907-04-30; us addr Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY date 1933-08-01

Samuel BIRNEY deceased 11th Co, 152nd Depot Brigade, mother Catherine Anne BIRNEY, Ramelton, Co Donegal date 1920-12-24

Edward BIRT died 1932, 75 yrs, of Ballymacpeake, Co Derry, cousin Frank J. BIRT, Trenton, NJ date 1932-09-09

William BISHOP resides Tyrone st, Dublin, served US Navy, pension cert 52,529 date 1905-10-30

William BISHOP served in US Military now resides Little Denmark St, Dublin date 1923-10-15

Miss Catherine BLACK visa to join fiance Daniel LENAGHAN, Amsterdam Ave, NYC date 1933-04-19

Gerald BLACK of Glenwood St, Belfast visa to US date 1926-02-13

Mrs Jeanie BLACK of Brocklamont, Ballymena, Co Antrim visa to join husband James BLACK, W 134th St, NYC date 1926-03-22

Mrs Martha BLACK born 1872 Boston, MA, daug of Collins HILL & Martha McILWANE, resides Leslie Hill, Co Antrim date 1933-05-22

Mrs Robert BLACK residing with husband, Hawkins St, Londonderry, sister Mrs L. SUTER, McKinley Ave, Canton, OH date 1920-09-08

James BLAIR of Cramahgrim, Balleymoney, 3 sisters - Nancy, Margaret & Jane, grandson John W. BLAIR, S. Paulina St, Chicago, IL date 1915-04-23

James BLAIR deceased, of 44 Townsend St, Belfast, son James BLAIR, Flushing, Long Island, NY date 1934-04-04

Robert Cecil BLAIR born Jan 1894, Ballinamallard, Co Fermanagh, resides University St, Belfast messenger at US Consulate date 1911-07-27

Mrs Alice M. BLAKE resided Dublin her granddaug Alice Blake JOHNSON resides W. Congress St, Chicago, IL date 1911-07-28

Helen BLAKE nee SHERIDAN died in US, next-of-kin Mrs Robert McCOY, Westport, Co Mayo date 1903-04-04

Mrs Helen BLAKE died 1876 widow of General Robert Dudley BLAKE who died 1840, daug of Patrick SHERIDAN, her cousin Margaret Sheridan DEADY, daug of Thomas SHERIDAN resides NYC date 1909-

James BLAKE born Dublin son of Patrick James BLAKE & Mary HYLAND, he died Feb 1905 in Multnomah Co, OR, his brother Henry BLAKE & sister Amelia BLAKE born Longford town date 1906-10-09

Poulter Charles BLAKE born 1870-08-01 Talbot Rd, London, England [Ballinacola House, Co Wicklow] son of Andrew BLAKE of Co Galway & Clare Rose BUDD of Dunkett House, Co Kilkenny, emigrated 1887, natualized US citizen 1896 at Culpepper, VA date 1920-11-26

Thomas BLAKE born circa 1852 in Ennis, Co Clare son of James BLAKE & Honorah HICKEY, now resides NYC date 1904-09-20

William BLAKE son of William & Elizabeth BLAKE of Coolattin, Co Wicklow, daug Catherine HALLERAN, S. Centre Ave, Chicago, IL date 1910-10-10

General BLAKE died in Dublin, his widow, formerly Helen SHERIDAN died without heir, Patrick FEENY of Co Longford was 1st cousin of Helen SHERIDAN - see entry for Patrick FEENY date 1891-06-22

Mrs Walter BLAMPY resides Sheboygan, MI, her relatives in Co Mayo - Jacob D. BECKETT, Mrs Eliza HAMILTON & Mrs Robert CARSON at Castlebar, William BOURKE & Mrs Maria BREWSTER at Clogher, Westport date 1923-11-09

Miss Evelyn BLEAKLEY died 1919 NYC, mother Mary Jane BLEAKLEY, 57 yrs, widow, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, sister Edith, 18 yrs, brother Leslie 15 yrs, James married, probate of estate at Supreme Court, NY County, NY, administratrix Elizabeth A. CAMPBELL date 1920-02-19

Robert BLENNERHASSETT deceased of Mt Rivers, Killorglin, Co Kerry, his daug Mrs Mary PARKER, emigrated 1866, died Dec 1897 Dorchester, MA, her son Robert Adam PARKER died June 1898 Winchester, MA, her sister Mrs Eliza WOODILL, Natick, MA date 1899-07-07

John BLONG of Oneida Co, NY; next-of-kin - adopted daug Mary Ellen BLONG of Little Falls, NY; Peter, John, Ellen BLONG, Margaret BERGEN & Bridget QUINN all reside Clammore, Rathangan PO, John, Peter & Michael BLONG all reside Lancashire, England, Ellen McGUIRE, Monroe Ave, & Margaret BROWN, Rochester, NY, Christopher, Timothy & Kate BLONG, Philadelphia, PA, Kate Kearney, Chicago, IL date 1898-12-01

Deborah BLOOM born 1914-12-06 at Dublin daug of Robert & Jessie S. BLOOM; father born 1878-10-15 at Shaulen, Lithuania; emigrated to US 1897 & naturalized 1904 at Fairbanks, AK date 1932-06-07

Joseph BLOOMER of Lemon City, FL, bequest from his mother Mrs BLOOMER estate, brother James BLOOMER, Movea, Cookstown, Co Tyrone date 1906-04-10

Joseph Anthony BLUE born 1933 Carmegrim, Co Antrim, son of Patrick BLUE, 35 yrs, born Ballynease, Co Londonderry & Mary Ann HENRY, 30 yrs, born Dreenen, Co Londonderry, married 1923 Philadelphia, PA date 1933-05-16

Charles Martin BODENHAM born Nov 1908 NYC, mother Mrs H. H. BODENHAM, Cranmore Ave, Belfast date 1918-12-27

Mrs Emily BOGIE nee MURDOCH resides with mother Belfast date 1933-02-27

Miss Margaret A. BOHAN born 1902-12-22 daug of Mary BOHAN was brought to Ireland in 1904 now resides at Drungowale, Co Leitrim; has a brother Charles P. BOHAN, her mother died 1911-10-16, her uncle Thomas KING was her guardian date 1924-06-05

Mrs Bridget E. BOHAR born 1848-05-10 in Kilkenny daug of Michel NORRIS & Catherine KENNEDY, emigrated Oct 1848 with parents, brother & 2 uncles Patrick & Michel KENNEDY to New Orleans and then St Louis; 7 uncles & 1 aunt - Ellen, John, Patrick, Michel, James, Oliver, Joseph & William KENNEDY date 1910-07-22

Jeremiah BOLAND born circa 1843, baptized RC at Cashel, Co Tipperary, son of Thomas BOLAND & Elizabeth HEALEY, brother James born 1841, sailor in US Navy, next-of-kin may reside near Troy, NY date 1906-06-06

John BOLAND died circa 1889 in Dublin, resided San Francisco, CA, next-of-kin children of William BOLAND, Janesville, WI, brother-in-law Edward CUSACK, Danefort, Kiltigan, Co Wicklow date 1898-12-23

James BOLES of Dayton, OH died Oct 1883 Raffrey, Co Down, US pension 199387 date 1883-06-09

John BOLGER born 1876-07-08 Bigwood, Co Kilkenny, visa to US, sister Mrs Alice MILLER, 9th Ave, NYC date 1917-11-30

Peter BOND baptized 1831-06-20 at RC parish of Kilbeg, Co Meath, son of John BOND & Bridget BRADY, his daug Mrs Mary B. MARAN resides Lowell, MA date 1909-03-11

Thomas H. BOND born 1856-04-02 at Granada, Co Longford son of William BOND & Alicia DUFFY date 1925-07-02

James F. BONEY resides Brooklyn, NY, his mother Bridget WALSH died 1930-04-06 at Nenagh, Co Tipperary date 1932-05-25

Thomas BONNAR died circa 1918 of Aughengarte, Co Donegal, son Thomas BONNAR, Smidley St, Philadelphia, PA date 1920-07-03

James BONNER died circa 1897, of Keadue, Co Donegal, son Manus BONNER, Geyer St, Pittsburgh, PA date 1917-05-17

Neil BONNER renew passport resides Drimmeen, Co Donegal date 1931-03-06

Owen or Bernard BONNER deceased, of Ballygormin, Malin Head, Co Donegal, served in US Army, brother Cornelius BONNER, Malin Head date 1921-11-28

William George BOOTH died Oct 1916 Philadelphia, PA, widow Isabella BOOTH & 4 sons - William, Hudson, George & Robert, Wimbledon St, Belfast date 1918-11-30

Myrrha BORUM born 1896 at NYC daug of Walter WESENDONCK; married 1924 to Wylie BORUM - 2 children - Anne Elizabeth b 1925, Wylie Jr b 1927 date 1932-09-07

Wylie Griffin BORUM born 1896 at Collierville, TN son of William George BORUM who died 1908 married 1924 to Myrrha WESENDONCK date 1932-09-07

Wylie Wesendonck Griffin BORUM born 1927-09-03 at Dublin son of Wylie Griffin BORUM born circa 1896 at Collierville, TN & Myrrha Anne WESENDONCK born circa 1896 at NYC date 1927-10-15

Ralph BOSSENCE born 1915 Belfast, emigrated with parents in 1923 to Detroit, MI, now resides Woodstock Rd, Belfast date 1932-05-20

Melville John BOUCHER born 1926-02-11 at Dublin son of Hiram A. BOUCHER born circa 1897 at Eureka, SD & Rosa STOKES born Bayswater, London, England date 1926-02-11

Stella Jane BOUCHER born 1927-10-15 at Dublin daug of Hiram A. BOUCHER born circa 1897 at Eureka, SD & Rosa STOKES born London, England, married 1925-04-11 date 1927-10-15

Walter BOURKE of Coppencar, Tullamore, Kings Co, US pension 735536 date 1897-05-26

Jacob BOUT born 1891-05-24 Huizen, Netherlands visa to US to join merchant marine date 1917-10-30

Ellen BOWDEN weaver, visa to emigrate from Belfast via Liverpool to work for Niagara Textile Co, Lockport, NY on SS Baltic date 1920-02-06

George Henry BOWEN born 1899-11-20 Boston, living with Catherine HURLEY, grandmother, Gurthycrossing, Co Cork, sister Catherine, E. Brookline St, Boston, MA date 1918-06-06

Jacob O. BOWER 44 yrs, US military reg local board Bellevue, PA via Am Consul General, London, pp # 11886, 1918-04-03 date 1918-10-14

Frank BOWERS or DRODY died 1928 Belfast alias Harry H. DRODY, 19 yrs, seaman, son of Harry & Mary DRODY, Erie Ave, Cincinnati, OH date 1928-03-02

Amy Florence BOWIE born 1924-01-11 at Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin daug of Peter Lyon BOWIE, 36 yrs, & Florence Mary CARROLL, 37 yrs date 1924-03-31

Mary Jane BOYCE widow, Knocknamuckly, Poradown, US pension 561094, lost check date 1923-12-17

Andrew BOYD died 1920-03-28, of Leekfield, Skreene, Co Sligo; daug Mary Ann (nee BOYD) BRAY, or BRACY, wife of Joseph resides Carroll St, Orange, NJ; her mother Ann O'CONNOR, father married 2nd Mary GILBIN who died circa 1913 who had daug Margaret K. BOYD date 1920-09-15

John H. BOYD died Nov 1895 Bishop St, Londonderry, formerly resided Glasgow, Scotland, naturalized at Charlestown, MA, US pension date 1896-01-14

William BOYD resides with wife and child, Cullybackey, natives of Co Antrim, returned from US in 1932 date 1934-06-01

William BOYD emigrated 1900, resided Ardmore, PA, 1930 returned to Londondderry date 1934-06-01

William BOYD resides Clonmacfelimy, Co Fermanagh, 1930 to 1934 resided Yonkers, NY date 1934-06-01

Peter BOYHAN or BOYAN son of John BOYHAN, brothers Bernard & Patrick of Co Westmeath; husband of Katie of Bayside, Long Island, NY date 1933-08-29

Ann BOYLAN died Sep 1908, widow of Patrick BOYLAN who died Aug 1906, sister Margaret WATERS and niece Catherine WATERS reside Newark, NJ, kin Mrs Mary MORRIS & Kate REILLY reside Carrick Springan, Kells date 1908-11-11

Arthur BOYLAN son of Patrick BOYLAN resides Elmhurst, Long Island, NY; brother James & sister Helen WISSEL all live in US date 1932-08-25

John BOYLAN a priest, died circa 1868 or 1869 at Killamurry, Drumturk, Co Monaghan; Property owned by Margaret BOYLAN willed to nephew Peter McGLONE; John & Patrick BOYLAN were also nephews date 1932-08-25

Luke BOYLAN deceased of San Francisco, CA, legatees Anne HILL, Bridget CORR, Margaret KAVANAGH died Jan 1905 date 1903-05-11

Mrs Margaret BOYLAN & 2 children - Margaret & Harry, Glenullin Garvagh, Co Derry visa to join husband Arthur J. BOYLAN, Frazer St, Philadelphia, PA date 1926-07-21

Patrick BOYLAN aka William BISHOP died Nov 1924 Dublin, US pension 37389 date 1924-11-21

Thomas BOYLAN deceased of the Point, Co Monaghan, legatee Mrs Margaret P. JONES, Boudoin St, Dorchester, MA & her nephew James E. McMANUS date 1923-07-13

Bridget BOYLE daug of Anna KELLY of Doaghbeg, Kerrykeel, Co Donegal. Bridget died Sept 1931 in the US had 5 children residing in Pittsburgh, PA. date 1933-10-23

Mrs Christina H. BOYLE & 3 children - James, Elizabeth & Agnes, Cremore, Poyntz Pass, Co Armagh vias to join husband John BOYLE date 1926-07-07

Frank BOYLE died at Dungloe, Co Donegal, sister Mrs Mary ORTWERTH, Woodburn, OR date 1914-12-16

Hugh BOYLE deceased of Lower Garrity, Co Derry, served in Co G, 17 US Infantry, US pension 126588, nephew Bernard BOYLE, Belfast, has also died date 1910-10-03

James BOYLE deceased, property at Donaghadee, niece Mrs Mary A. RUTH, Bush st, San Francisco, CA date 1912-12-24

John BOYLE c/o Patrick BOYLE, Kittyfanin, Glencullen, Co Donegal refund of deposit date 1924-05-23

John BOYLE or O'BOYLE married Delia (or Bridget) HUGHES on 1869-01-28 at Tuam, Co Galway date 1928-03-26

Joseph BOYLE born 1880 Belfast, notify Charles SCHUETTLER, Staten Island, NY date 1928-06-14

Mrs Margaret BOYLE of Burtonport, Co Donegal, taking her niece Mary McFADDEN, 7 yrs, to USA on the SS California, husband Owen BOYLE, E 27th St, Bayonne, NJ date 1911-09-16

Michael James BOYLE born 1895-02-28 at Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, emigrated 1915; married 1921-10-04 to Bridget MEAGHER who was born 1899 at Paulstown, Co Kilkenny; son Terence b 1923 at Dublin; uncle Charles S. GRAHAM resides Keap St, Brooklyn, NY date 1926-03-31

Neil BOYLE born 1903 of Crucknagapple, Co Donegal, visa to join cousin E. J. BRISLIN, Wilkes-Barre, PA date 1925-02-12

Miss Rebecca BOYLE 58 yrs, and her sister Mrs Hannah FARREN, widow, 60 yrs, resided Ardground, Killaloo, Co Londonderry, visa to emigrate to US, sister Elizabeth BOYLE, Chancellor St, West Philadelphia, PA, 2 brothers - Daniel BOYLE farms at Markham, PA, James BOYLE, Lombard St, Phil, PA date 1920-06-02

Sarah BOYLE of Mullaghduff, Co Donegal, died Mar 1918, brother Dan had son John, sisters Annie, Mary resided Ireland & Mrs Fanny SWEENEY, resides Bayonne, NJ with her daug Catherine M. SWEENEY date 1919-02-05

Charles F. BOYLE Nairn, Co Donegal, American between 21 - 31 yrs date 1917-10-17

Frank BOYLE deceased, of Dungloe, Co Donegal, sister Mrs Mary ORTWERTH, Woodburn, OR date 1915-01-05

Joseph A. BOYLE Ballykillduff, Co Donegal, American between 21 - 31 yrs date 1917-10-17

William BOYLE Mullyvea, Co Donegal, American between 21 - 31 yrs date 1917-10-17

Michael P. BOYTON born Sept 1846 Rathangan, Co Kildare, emigrated 1859 with his father & 10 children, settled in Pittsburgh, served in US Navy 1864 to 1866, his father died Oct 1870 in Newport, RI, mother resides Staten Island, NY date 1880-12-02