Thomas was my great grandmother's sister! I have info on that family.
Francis McGovern and Catherine Prior had the following children: Mary (my g.grandmother born abt 1853), Thomas Francis 1862, Bridget, John ( I have info on his descendants who are in the US),Francis, Ann 1861(came to Sydney instead of her sister Mary who changed her mind about coming at the last minute. She married James Smith and lived in Wentworthville. I have info - and a photo), Phillip 1870, Patrick.
Mary married Peter McGovern and they lived in the townland of Tullybrack, Cavan. They had 7 children, one of whom was my grandfather, Peter.He also had 7 children and they lived in Shancorry, Belturbet, Cavan. My side of the family stayed in Ireland, but my dad came to Australia as did 3 of his siblings and our families live here.