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Re: sarah mcginty
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: April 30, 2009 at 12:35:22
In Reply to: sarah mcginty by carol moore of 958

Hi Carol:

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).

For Sarah McGinty B 1835 in Co. Mayo with a father forenamed Dan(iel), I found 0 rcds. B rcds for Achil parish don't start until 1868. It is unlikely that any more rcds will ever be found.

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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