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Re: Michael Fogarty, Randolph Co., IL
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: February 21, 2009 at 19:18:54
In Reply to: Michael Fogarty, Randolph Co., IL by Sheri Mueller of 731

I research the Irish Family History Foundation's database. It contains 12,000,000 surviving rcds for abt 65% of Irish counties. Rcds are increasingly sparse B4 1840, rare B4 1800.

Note 1 - Without a KNOWN parish, the chance of an ancestor's rcds NOT being in this database is AT LEAST 35%.

Note 2 - Only 1/2 of Co. Cork's rcds are in this database.

Note 3 - The RC church kept control over most parish rcds from Tipperary (north). These are ONLY available thru the Tipperary Family History Research center at a substantial fee (regardless of outcome).

For Michael Fogarty B 1841 +/- 4 yrs somewhere in Ireland with the father's forename unknown, I found 40 rcds - too many to summarize here. Suggest you try to find an exact DOB, parent(s) name(s), or placename to identify which, if any, of the 40 is for your ancestor.

Google the Foundation's name to lead you to this database. Register, opt to be notified as rcds are added and browse. Pls post your search results to my genforum msg.

Hope this helps. Good luck.


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