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O'Brien History Help Please...

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patchem Report 3 Jan 2013 22:40

Melissa posted this almost 7 years ago, and may no longer be checking these boards.
You could click on her name and send her a pm. If she still has the same email address then genes can notify her of your message.


Jackie Report 3 Jan 2013 20:59

have a look at the National Archives of Australia website



and I also find this site amazing for I have found people in my tree that I have been trying to find forever!'brien~%20%2Bbirth_place%3A%22co%20clare%2C%20ireland%22~%20%2Bbirth_year%3A1800-1900~


Melissa Report 24 Apr 2006 01:01

Hi I'm looking on anything I can really.. Cornelius O'Brien (1782-1857)Not really sure if these are his correct dates. He married Bridget Nash (1799-1875) Im not sure when they married or where.They lived in Scarriff in County Clare They had 6 children, John,Michael,Martin,Margaret,Mary and Bridget. In the 1850's they Emigrated to South Australia on ships'Confidence','Sumner'and 'The North'. Any information would be fantastic. This is all the information reagrding Cornelius and Bridget and I'm a bit stuck as to where to dgo Please can anyone help me.