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Mullally and Harpur Families of Wexford, Ireland

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Helena Report 16 May 2013 05:52

I am researching the Mullally/Harpur family tree and have hit a brick wall. My grandparents Patrick Mullally and Mary Mullally nee Harpur lived in Enniscorthy. I believe that Patrick was born abt 1868. Mary was born abt 1877. I also believe Mary and her family came from the Glynn/Kilurin area. I have searched vital records and have determined that both Mullally and Harpur are spelt with a lot of differences, including Mulally, Mullaly, Lally, Molloy and Harper, Harpor. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated


Gins Report 16 May 2013 07:09

Do you know when they married? I was wondering about this one

Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1897
Registration District: Wexford
Volume: 4
Page Number: 617
FHL Film Number: 101258
Records on Page: Name
John Cloney
John Cullen
Bridget Leary
Annie Kelly
John Furlong
Margaret Harpur
Mary Harpur
Patrick Molloy <<<<<<<

1901 census
Residents of a house 5 in Kilgibbon (Bree, Wexford)

Molloy Patrick 39 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic County Wexford Agricultural Labourer Married

Molloy Mary 29 Female Wife Roman Catholic County Weford Agricultural Labourer

Molloy Mary 10 Female Daughter Roman Catholic Couty Weford Scholar

MolloyThomas 4 Male Son Roman Catholic County Wexford -Molloy Kate 1 Female Daughter Roman Catholic


Reggie Report 16 May 2013 09:10

Check the censuses for 1901 and 1911....FREE


Helena Report 17 May 2013 01:15

Thank you Gins and Reggie.

Gins this Molloy record could be the marriage record for Patrick and Mary. In the 1911 census where they are recorded as Mullaly it is stated married for 12 years which would fit the Molloy record. However their daughter Mary was born 1891 and Thomas 1897.
Questions: Is Mary aged 10 in the 1901 census a daughter from another marriage of Patricks or Mary's ? or had they not married until 1897 or had marriage records been destroyed and they remarried?
So many questions and exciting and thanks again for your interest and help. Helena


Gins Report 17 May 2013 07:43

Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958
Name: Thomas Molloy
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1898
Registration District: Wexford
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 4
Page: 671
FHL Film Number: 101067

Ireland, Civil Registration Births Index, 1864-1958
Name: Mary Molloy
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1889
Registration District: Wexford
Birth Country: Ireland
Volume: 4
Page: 697
FHL Film Number: 101062

If the above are the births of their children, the only way to check/be sure, would be to buy the certificates.


Helena Report 18 May 2013 04:26

Thank you Gins I will do that and see where the results lead. I suspect there is an incorrect recording of the family name which may have followed from one document to another. I really appreciate your research work on this. Thanks once again Helena