Jeremiah BURNS and Judith MURPHY
County Wicklow, Ireland to Goulbourn Township
September 5, 2004:
my name is Gary Burns, my dad's name was Garfield(1914),
His dad's name was Lawrence, conc.9, l21 w1/2 goulbourn township.
Then gap...........to Jeremiah burns .
I know I need to spend a lot of time at the library re birth and death adds but,
do you have any short cuts? My dad's mum was a Tierney (Mary J died 1956). The
Tierney's are pretty easy to trace but the Burns' are an other story.
Thanks for your e-mail.
Just to let you know that I'm still trying to sort out all the Burns, too.
The first Jeremiah Burns I can find (from the Richmond area) was a godparent
for one of the children of Francis Lacharity,
at Notre Dame church.
This Jeremiah may have been married to a Murphy. I'll try and see what I can
find on him from St. Phillip's Church in Richmond. Jeremiah may have had a son named
Andrew (the gap?) who had a son named Lawrence. Ellen Paul has transcribed the records
at St. Phillips.
... Al Lewis
Thank you for that find!
Here's what I think I know...
Jeremiah Byrne(Burns) + Judith Murphy
enlistment role=born 1791 Wicklow, enlisted march 19, 1816 age 25, was a couper
1851 census suggests he was born 1782, (maybe he had needed to fudge dob to get in the army?)
all the records I find show they were on concession 9 lot 21w, Goulbourn Township
children= a number of possible names but one for sure is John
John married Ellen O'meara(b may20,1830) on jan13, 1851 at St Phillips's
Margaret Mary feb2,1855
Terence Daring apr15,1860
Jeremiah Michael 1861
I have a lot more info that I'm not too sure about as well.
... Gary Burns
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