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Posted: 917438400000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1016331739000
Surnames: Newell, Hopkins
Researching the Kenny family of Lissavalley Jackson, in the parish of Tuam in Co.Galway. Other names associated with this family are Newell and Hopkins.


Posted: 917524800000
Classification: Query
Edited: 997920804000
In a summary of a letter written in 1973 by Agnes Gorman to Marny Sullivan, Berny Kenny, Ed Kenny, Agnes Kenny Gorman, Jack Gorman, and Ed Sullivan are all mentioned. The Kennys and Gormans lived in Jamaica, NY. "Cousin Mary" Dugan was a first cousin of Agnes's dad, and the mother of Nellie Dugan. She was also the grandmother of Berny, Agnes, and Ed Kenny.

Hoping this confusing mishmash of names might spark some recognition. The Sullivans came from Eyrecourt and Ed Sullivan is one of the children of John Sullivan and Anne Toppin of that location.


Susan Kenny-Welch (View posts)
Posted: 925473600000
Classification: Query
I'm researching family of Dennis Kenny, had a great uncle, Michael Kenny, that left him a farm "Clonburn/Clonbern ?. Dennis returned to Ireland via Galway in 1935. I have been told near Tuam there is a place that could be Clonburn?. Family history says the family was from Roscommon, could have been my grandmother, Catherine Mulvey.
Any help to you?

Dennis Kenny

Aubry Edwards (View posts)
Posted: 969451200000
Classification: Query
Pauline McGregor Currien is also searching for a Dennis Kenny about the same period.

You can contact her on

Re: Kenny-Gorman

Posted: 1010976834000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Raczynski, Gorman
Hi I,m wondering if any of thoes "Gormans" have relitives who live in "Albany NewYork. who married a Helen Raczybski who came from Westfield Massachetts in the 1940,s She my Aunt and I,m trying to find out what ever happen to the both of them?Thank you in advance for any and all replies.

Re: Kenny-Gorman

Ed Hagan (View posts)
Posted: 1011059934000
Classification: Query
I have no information that my Gormans fit your description. I have very little information, so I can't be sure, but it is unlikely. Sorry.

Re: Kenny-Gorman

Posted: 1011145548000
Classification: Query
Thank you Ed for your Repley for years I,ve heard that my Dad,s sister ( Helen Raczynski) and my Uncle Kenny either lived in Ireland, or England so I,ll try both those countries,.
So thank you again Ed .

Re: Kenny

christine Phipps (View posts)
Posted: 1013341537000
Classification: Query
My family are Kennys and Hopkins. Can you tell me a bit more.
Christine Phipps

Re: Kenny

Posted: 1013560561000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1016331739000
My great great grandfather was Patrick Kenny and he married Eleanor Hopkins. Both born 1819 and lived in Lissavalley, just outside the town of Tuam, in Co. Galway.
Posted: 1468166559000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Kenny
This is a grave in Clonburren Graveyard in the Parish of Moore, Ballydangan Athlone Co Roscommon which is most likely the family you are after. This is on Will search for Mulvey also for you
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