Is this my famous writer friend? If it is I've come a long way since I wrote you doing my Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge and have lots to share, and questions too.
I know exactly were my ancesters lived in Frenchpark, Roscommon, Ireland but can't seem to get past that.
Martin McGarry b. Frenchpark, Rosc. married Mary Elizabeth COLL, Castlerea (Castlereigh) Rosc. in NJ 1983. His line is:
McGARRY, Martin William b. @ 1838 Frenchpark, Rosc.
m. MURRAY,Cecilia b.1838 is widow in 1901 Ireland census
Martin (my line), Cecilia, Bridget, Catherine, James, Marcus, Michael, William,Honoria, Winifred, Patrick, Marie all b. from 1856-1874 Breedogue and Ballinameen, Roscommon
(some children are still missing)
Martin's mother, Celia's line:
MURRAY - Michael, grdaug.? mother may be Mary MURRY
Cecelia b.@ 1838 (Celia 1901 census, Point Kingland, Boyle, Roscommon and found on map in Frenchpark in 1850's)
Siblings may be:
Peter, John, Ellen, Marie (all owned property there).
his wife Mary Elizabeth COLL's line is:
Bernard and Winifred CARNEY COLL:
Mary Elizabeth COLL Birth: 22 APR 1873, Castlerea, Rosc.Ire
m. Martin McGARRY 2 FEB 1893 in Orange, ESSEX, NJ
d. within days of each other NOV 1918 (Great flu) NJ)
CARNY/KEARNEY WinifredamChristening:02 Dec 1838
Roman Catholic, Killucan And Ballinameen, Roscommon, Ireland
Parents:Father:Michaelis CARNY Mother:Mariae BEIRNE
I would love it if anyone would contact me. Thank you ever so kindly for any help, Happiest Holidays,
Timothy Scott McGarry
MURRAY, REDMOND, WICKS, SCHINESTUHL, LOSI, COONEY, DALY, MANNING, OSWALD, WALDMANN, METZGER,CASSERLY, COLL, KEARNEY, CARNEY, ATTARA, BEIRNE, VAN WAGONEN, O'RORKE, NOONAN, EGAN & McGARRY