my greatgrandfather, the oldest furey i know, is quite a mystery. an orphan from canada, he died around 1964 and was born around 1900. he married a woman whose surname was crangle.
we don't know where he was born, or who his parents were, or if he had any relatives. he relocated to philadelphia, PA at some point in his life (also a mystery). he then claimed that he was related to all the Fureys in PA, but no one has ever met any of them. He then had several sons and daughters (including my grandfather joseph furey).
does this ring a bell in anyone else's furey family history?