Cavan Genealogy

Genealogy in Cavan.

This Cavan genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in County Cavan, offering a genealogy chatroom, Cavan genealogy links and an Cavan genealogy message forum.

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Latest Activity: Jun 15, 2013

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McELWAIN, Mathew b c1755 Cavan, Ireland m Elizabeth FITZGERALD c1797

Started by I'mlost Jun 15, 2013. 0 Replies

I am keen to either confirm the information I have or extend it further back (or both!). I currently don't have any parentage. The children I have are Samuel b c1790, Margaret b 1806, Mathew b 1807, Andrew b 1815 & John b c1815.Continue


Started by cassia251 Apr 3, 2013. 0 Replies

Hi there, looking for information on the Trai(y)nor family, from the Baillieborough area of County Cavan. John Francis (1834-1902). He came to Australia before 1856, he married a Mary (Maria) Quinn in Victoria, Australia in that year. Any leads…Continue

Tags: Quinn, Traynor, Trainor


Started by Gillian Mar 28, 2013. 0 Replies

Hello,I am trying to establish information for my Grandparents.  I have the following details for them:GRANDFATHERFrancis FlanaganDOB about 1878Ballinagh, Cavan, IrelandMarried approx 1903Passed away - April 25, 1971Parochial Hall House, Holy…Continue

Tags: Seery, Flanagan

John O'Reilly and Maria Smith

Started by Proudie Mar 24, 2013. 0 Replies

 They had two daughters - Elizabeth and Mary about 1860-1870.  He was apparently a farmer.  Elizabeth and Mary came out to Melbourne, Australia late 1800s.  Anyone with any clues about this family?…Continue

Tags: Smith, O'Reilly

Duncans of County Cavan

Started by Colly. Last reply by Colly Mar 18, 2013. 10 Replies

Hello,My great grandparents were William Goodfellow born in Ontario 1825 Lanark County.Magaret Duncan was born in 1825 /1826 in County Cavan Ireland.Married a William Goodfellow on the 18th of May 1858 in Carleton Place Renfrew County, Ontario…Continue

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Neil (Neal) Francie McPeek (McPeak)- born CO. Cavan, 1848

Started by Ellen H Mar 15, 2013. 0 Replies

I have been unable to locate any documents here in the States of where in Ireland Neil came from, other than a small missle (prayer book) that says "Do Not Remove from Cavan County Gaol.) We thought he was a criminal (!) but then found that he came…Continue

Tags: McPeak, McPeek

Elizabeth Beatty, born about 1814

Started by Glenmor Mar 15, 2013. 0 Replies

This is my great great grandmother and another one of my brick walls. Elizabeth married James Morrison about 1834 in the Knockbride parish church. She had four children before leaving Ireland: Eliza Jane, John, and James Jr were all born before 1840…Continue

Tags: Beatty

Bradleys of Cavan/ Keyes of Cootehill.

Started by Fiona F Mar 14, 2013. 0 Replies

This is my first time posting here. Looking 4 info on 2 branches of family in Cavan. My grt grandfather Michl Bradley, was from Swanlinbar, born 1822 approx. He spent many years in the army, & only got married in his 60's to my grt grandmother,…Continue

Tags: Bradley

Wilson Family

Started by Peake. Last reply by Peake Dec 2, 2012. 9 Replies

John Wilson born 15 Apr 1822 Cavan Co Ireland (birth date from 1901 Ontario Canada Census and Place of Birth from 2nd marriage record). Immigration date on 1901 census 1841.His Fathers name was William and mothers name was I think Mary Elizabeth…Continue

Tags: Wilson

McElwain Family of Bracklin, Bailieborough, Cavan

Started by Michele Engholm. Last reply by Bill Georgs Oct 23, 2012. 10 Replies

Looking for any decendants of Andrew (B:1800, D: 11-12-1867) and Mary Anne White McElwain (B: 1811, D: 9-22-1865).  They had two sons:  #1: James (B: 1837) who married Jane White (daughter of Robert White) on 3-26-1875 at Corglass Presbyterian…Continue

Tags: McElwain

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