Hi Christine,What a small world. My Grandmother Annie Josephine GILDEA was bornon Mount St Claremorris Aug. 5, 1886 she lived with until her death at 100!I have the parish records for the GILDEA family I obtain in Claremorris about about 10 yrs ago.
My Line:Peter GILDEA (his f. was Thomas) m. Bridget Kean(e)they had Thomas 1888, Celia, 1885, Annie 1886, James 1890, Mary 1897, Lena 1900 ****I think its Peter's olderbrother Thomas named after father?This Thomas m. Anne Finn about 1856?no record? in that parishPeters sister Mary m. Owen Kelly, Claremorris
Your line: Thomas GILDEAm. Bridget Morally (Morely) they John Edward Bridget Catherine Patrick lived at Cloonconor.
1856 Griffith Valuation lists Thomas Gildea at Carrownaskena, Claremorris.Let me know what you think? We are probably cousins.Annie Gildea Arrived at Elis Island on the Cedric,1904went to Boston.Dave Blair, Pembroke MA