SULLIVAN, LEFURGY, COYNE and FINUCANE
Upper Ottawa Valley

December 18, 2003:
Dear Al,

Just a note to say how much information I found on your site regarding the Coyne's 
and Finucane's which are my Grandmother's family.  I am searching for information 
on the Lefurgy and Sullivan's which are my Grandfather's parents.  Helen Sullivan 
was born in Sheenboro, Quebec and married John Lefurgy.  My Grandfather John Lefurgy 
was born in Mackey Station on Sept. 18, 1885 and married Anna Mary Coyne in 1905.  
I have no dates or places of birth for my Great Grandparents and have not been able 
to trace them any further then the above info. compared to my Grandmother which I 
have traced back to Malachy O'Gorman. 

Any help or suggestion as where to look would be greatly appreciated, and Thank you 
for the inf. on my Grandmother's family.

Sincerely,

Mary
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Dear Al,

No, I don't mind if you start a web page for those names.  Just email me the 
address so I can see it.  I'm more interested in the Sullivan name since I have so 
much on the Coynes & Finucanes.  The Lefurgy name is Normand and not Irish, and 
I think that is why I am having a problem with it.  

Mary
Michigan, USA 
1881 Census Place: Algona South, Renfrew North, Ontario, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375870 NAC C-13234 Dist 114 SubDist B Page 4 Family 11 Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace Patrick FINUCANE M M 57 Irish Ireland Occ: Farmer Religion: Catholic Mary FINUCANE F M 45 Irish Ireland Religion: Catholic Anne FINUCANE F 23 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic Martin FINUCANE M 21 Irish Ontario Occ: Farmer Religion: Catholic James FINUCANE M 19 Irish Ontario Occ: Farmer Son Religion: Catholic Mary FINUCANE F 17 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic John FINUCANE M 15 Irish Ontario Occ: Farmer Son Religion: Catholic Julia FINUCANE F 7 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic Bridget FINUCANE F 5 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic Hanora FINUCANE F 2 Irish Ontario Religion: Catholic __________________________ 1881 Census Place: Portage-du-Fort & Lower Litchfield, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375862 NAC C-13226 Dist 98 SubDist J Page 29 Family 120 Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace John COYNE M 30 Irish Quebec Occ: Farmer Religion: Catholic Ann COYNE F W 50 Irish Ireland Religion: Catholic Thomas COYNE M 24 Irish Quebec Occ: Labourer Religion: Catholic Philip Joseph COYNE M 14 Irish Quebec Occ: Labourer,Son,Going To School Religion: Catholic Catharine COYNE F 21 Irish Quebec Religion: Catholic _______________________ 1881 Census Place: Portage-du-Fort & Lower Litchfield, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375862 NAC C-13226 Dist 98 SubDist J Page 22 Family 91 Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace Patrick B. COYNE M M 29 Irish Quebec Occ: Store & Hotel Keep Religion: Roman Catholic Eliza COYNE F M 25 Irish Quebec Religion: Roman Catholic Rose May COYNE F 3 Irish Quebec Religion: Roman Catholic Dove COYNE F 2 Irish Quebec Religion: Roman Catholic Patrick B. COYNE M <1 Irish Quebec Religion: Roman Catholic Born: Dec; 3/12 ____________________________ 1881 Census Place: Portage-du-Fort & Lower Litchfield, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Source: FHL Film 1375862 NAC C-13226 Dist 98 SubDist J Page 16 Family 62 Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace James SULLIVAN M M 49 Irish Ireland Occ: Tailor Religion: Roman Catholic Annie SULIVAN F M 40 Irish Ireland Religion: Roman Catholic Timothy SULIVAN M 19 Irish Ireland Occ: Labourer Religion: Roman Catholic Dennis SULIVAN M 16 Irish Ireland Occ: Going To School Religion: Roman Catholic Catharine SULIVAN F 10 Irish Quebec Occ: Going To School Religion: Roman Catholic Margritt SULIVAN F 8 Irish Quebec Occ: Going To School Religion: Roman Catholic Abigale SULIVAN F 5 Irish Quebec Religion: Roman Catholic Mary Ann SULIVAN F 3 Irish Quebec Religion: Roman Catholic James SULIVAN M 1 Irish Quebec Religion: Roman Catholic
December 24, 2003: Dear Al, My Finucanes are through Patrick Finucane & Mary Hughes. Their daughter Mary Jane married Edward Coyne (Coin), son of Patrick Coyne (Coin) & Elizabeth Donovan in Our Lady of Holy Angels church on November the 12, 1888. The 1881 census shows my Great Grandmother being 17 years old. So her birth is approx. 1864 and not 1870 which I have seen in the Mormon Records. What I have on the Lefurgy & Sullivan line is just my Grandfather's baptism cert. which states that John Arthur Lefurgy was christian in St. Ann's church when he was almost 14 years old. It states that he is the son of John Lefurgy & Helen Sullivan and was born Sept. 18, 1885 and baptized August 2, 1899. Sponsors, Grandmother, Mary Lefurgy. My mother thinks that he had family ties to Quebec. I was told that his father John died young and that John's father found better land in the Chapeau area and moved the family there. He was in South Porcupine during the terrible fire that killed many in 1911. He took his family and his horses into the lake to keep from burning. Later he took many of the dead up to what my Mom calls Deadman's Point. This is my website which you are welcome to use. http://www.tribalpages.com/tribes/mjb11257 or click here. Mary
New November 13, 2010: See also Thomas Finucane (pictures, too).

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