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Re: John & William [O] Malloy Kings Co.>New York (New Rochelle?)
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: May 29, 2009 at 09:41:48
In Reply to: John & William [O] Malloy Kings Co.>New York (New Rochelle?) by Kate Evert of 584

Hi Kate:

Emigration dates are virtually useless compared to DOB, DOM, DOD. Emigration dates slightly infer that the age was between 16-24 for males and 18-28 for females. A large portion of immigrants were outside these ranges and were accompanied by older siblings/relatives/close friends.

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 county, 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).

King's Co. rcds aren't in the database yet. Suggest you wait until they are. This will take time; be patient.

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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