Roscommon Famine Orphans Adopted From Grosse Isle in 1847-1848

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Irish Famine Orphan Thomas Quinn, from Lisanuffy, County Roscommon

 

Roscommon Famine Orphans Adopted from Grosse Isle in Quebec in 1847-1848:

Orphan                       Age      Parish                        Vessel

Anne Brennan (*)        13        Sinoffe                        Naomi

Dennis Byrne (* Died) 6                                             John Munn

Andrew Byrnes           18        Gilthristle

Mary Byrnes               16        Gilthristle

Michael Campbell       7          Lisanuffy        Virginius

Nancy Campbell         16        Lisanuffy        Virginius

Anne Conray (*)         14        Ballyglas         Georgiana

Brian Conray   (*)        12        Ballyglas         Georgiana

George Cox (*)           9          Bumblein         Virginius

Mary Cox (*)              7          Bumblein         Virginius

Andrew Dalton           13        Bumblein         Erin’s Queen

John Dalton                5          Bumblein         Erin’s Queen

Michael Dalton           6          Bumblein         Erin’s Queen

Suzan Dalton            16        Bumblein         Erin’s Queen

Bridget Egan (*died)  6            Hillglass          Erin’s Queen

Peter Egan (*)             16        Hillglass          Erin’s Queen

Thomas Egan  (*)        6          Elphin              Triton

Anne Feeney (*)         8          Bumblin          Virginius

Catherine Feeney (*)   18       Bumblin          Virginius

Catherine Feeny (*died)14     Bumblin          Naomi

Ann Folen                   8         Lisanuffy        Virginius

Michael Hanly (*)       10        Thriston           Virginius

Michael Hanley (*)     12        Thriston           Virginius

Patrick Hanly (*)         13        Gilthristle        Virginius

Bridget Holden           9          Strokestown    Naomi

Henry Holden             16       Strokestown    Naomi

John Holden (died)     7         Strokestown    Naomi

Mathew Holden (died) 12      Strokestown    Naomi

Anne Kilmartin           10        Lisanuffy        Virginius

Catherine Kilmartin (died) 12 Lisanuffy        Virginius

Mary McDermott        14        Fillglass           Naomi

Thomas McDermott (died) 12 Fillglass          Naomi

Maria Madden (*)       11        Lisanuffy        Virginius

Patrick Madden (*)     17        Lisanuffy        Virginius

Eliza Nolan                 11        Strokestown    Bleinheim

John Nolan                  12        Strokestown    Bleinheim

Catherine Nugent        10        Kildare [?]       Naomi

Patrick Quinn (*)        12          Lisanuffy        Naomi

Thomas Quinn (*)       6          Lisanuffy        Naomi

Bridget Reilley            7                                  Avon

Helena Reilly              12        Cork [?]           Avon

Mary Reilley               5          Cork [?]           Avon

Bernard Reynolds       13        Gilthristle

Ann Sheridan              15        Lisanuffy        Naomi

Catherine Sheridan     20        Lisanuffy        Naomi

Ellen Sheridan           12        Lisanuffy        Naomi

Mary Sheridan           19        Lisanuffy        Naomi

Owen Sheridan           14        Lisanuffy        Naomi

Pat Sheridan              10        Lisanuffy        Naomi

Alexander Stewart      18        Kildare [?]       Naomi

Catherine Tighe (*)     9          Lisanuffy        Naomi

Daniel Tighe (*)          12        Lisanuffy        Naomi

Mary Ward                  14        Kilrone            Charles Richard

Rosanna Ward           9          Kilrone            Charles Richard

(*) The Irish National Famine Museum in Strokestown, County Roscommon, is seeking to trace and make contact with descendants of Irish Famine emigrants from the area with the surnames above.

If you have any information on these families, please email the Archives at scda@eircom.net.

Source: Marianna O’Gallagher, Grosse Ile: Gateway to Canada, 1832-1847 (1984): 117-143.

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