Tag: Wexford

James Hawkins, Portland, Maine, 1860 to 1892

In 1871 Mr James Hawkins of 1 High Street Court, Portland, Maine, received a letter postmarked in Wexford, Ireland ... Who was James Hawkins and does this postmark tell us anything about his place of origin in Ireland?

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Found on Roadside

While looking through the Irish Catholic parish registers, I found this entry ...

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Mary (Nugent) Keyes, of Wexford, Ireland, and Cleveland, Ohio

I’ve been looking at the family of my grandfather’s brother James O’Rourke, and have hit a soft brick wall. His wife, Mary Keyes, was the daughter of James Keyes and Mary Nugent. Mary Nugent’s death record said she was born about 1851 in County Wexford, and I can almost prove it, but not quite. Here’s the story.

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Kilmore Quay Post Office

A while ago my cousin sent me a number of photographs of our family ... This picture of Kilmore Quay Post Office is one of them.

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