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Re: Smiddys' - Ireland
Posted by: Patti Waitman-Ingebretsen (ID *****7897) Date: June 24, 2002 at 16:44:16
In Reply to: Smiddys' of County Cork by Sandra Kelleher of 75

Is Smiddy a common Irish name?

Ellen(Mary Ellen)Smiddfy b 1857 Tipperary Co,IR, d 1903 SD
married Peter Steinfeldt 1877 PA

She was daughter of *John Smiddy b 1832 IR, d abt 1861 in mining accident in PA. Wife Mary Ellen Bowe b England,d 1885.

*John Smiddy was supposed to have been one of Queen Victoria's guards for 11 yr- stowed away on a ship to US. His wife and children came a year later.
other children:
Dave Smiddy b bef 1860
John Smiddy b aft 1860

Does anyone connect to this Smiddy family?


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