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Knights Mountain

Ann Kelly (View posts)
Posted: 1113430331000
Classification: Query
Does anyone know anything about Knights Mountain outside of Castleisland. My grandmother was Mary Curtin, and I believe all her family was from there. I never hear it mentioned by anybody else.

Re: Knights Mountain

KerryKate (View posts)
Posted: 1113494400000
Classification: Query
Knights Mountain is 1097 in height

not as well known as some of the bigger mountains in Kerry.

Mount Brandon is 3127

regards
KerryKate
http://www3.telus.net/KerryKate/

Re: Knights Mountain

Posted: 1362920060000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1362920103000
Hello Ann,
Did you find out about your grandmother? I'm from Knightsmountain. When was your grandmother born?

John Aherne

Re: Knights Mountain

Posted: 1363034029000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1363034142000
I also have ancestors from Knights Mountain mostly the townland of Meenganeir/Muingvautia but they use to say they were Knights Mountain. Aherne, Cremins, Murphy of Meenganaire are all ancestors of mine.

Re: Knights Mountain

Posted: 1363182413000
Classification: Query
Hi Gerard,
Here are my lines as best I can make out
Father Patrick Knightmountain - born 1914
Grandfather Paudeen Muingvautia (Toureenard)
Great grandfather Michael Muingvautia

Paternal grandmother Julia Flynn Knightmountain
Great grandmothers Mary Quill Kilgarvan and Peg Leary Knockacorrin. Great great grandmother Mary Burke Castleisland area

My mother Bessie O'Donoghue Dromadamore - born 1922

Maternal grandmother Mary Healy Knockacorrin
Greatgrandmothers Bessie Leary Knockacorrin
(3rd-4th cousin to Peg Leary above)and Ellen Doran Carrigcannon

Great great grandmothers Mary Sullivan and Mary Brosnan - probably from the Scartaglin area. Sarah Collins Abbeyfeale and another Mary Burke (possibly Lyreacrompane - Duagh area)



Re: Knights Mountain

Posted: 1365622280000
Classification: Query
No, I never heard anything back. I don't know what year my grandmother was born. It would have been in the 1800's. I think she died in the 1940's or 1950's.
She was Mary Curtin and she married John O'Connor. They lived in Castleisland and had 15 children.
I have a first cousin living now in Castleisland on Tralee Road.

Re: Knights Mountain

Posted: 1365633369000
Classification: Query
In the Kerry parish records online at www.irishgenealogy.ie
there is amarriage in Castleisland R.c.parish for a John O Connor and Mary Curtin 2 Mar 1867. See link
http://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/details...
Mary Curtin's father is given as Timothy Connor. Is this the family you are interested in? If it is there is a baptism of a Mary Curtin 11 Jul 1847 parents Timothy Curtin and Mary Riordan address Ballynahan which is very similar to the address given for Mary Curtin on her marriage.
Link
http://churchrecords.irishgenealogy.ie/churchrecords/details...
Hope this is of use.
annclare
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