Devlin Family Guestbook - February to October 2001
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From: Mary Devlin
Hello there!! I found your site very interesting - I learnt alot about cousins I didn't even know I had. I'm Petie & Annies Grand-daughter. Will forward this site 2 my family.
Residence: Crossmaglen, Co Armagh
Posted on: Wednesday, February 28, 2001, 01:02 AM
good website that is all i can say
Posted on: Thursday, March 01, 2001, 05:25 PM
From: Mary Murphy nee Devlin
Daughter of Peter Devlin. Need more time to read up on. I will forward more information later on in the month
Posted on: Monday, March 05, 2001, 02:14 PM
From: Ronan Cunningham
I'm interested in the Mackrell family. My paternal grandmother was Mackrell and came from Tullyframe,Kilkeel. Her grandparents were Bernard Mackrell and Rose Bradley who were born c.1840-50. AS it isn't a common name I was wondering if ther was any connection.
Posted on: Wednesday, March 14, 2001, 05:56 PM
From: Pat Devlin
To Ronan Cunningham re the Mackrell Family. Can you get in touch at the above email address as the email address you provided will not accept messages.
Posted on: Saturday, March 17, 2001, 11:51 AM
From: Mark Devlin
Residence: Bassendean, Perth, Western Australia
Posted on: Saturday, March 17, 2001, 11:40 PM
Just surfing around, found your site, very interesting, you have put a lot of work into this site. keep up the good work. Sam ~ Samdyer.com
Residence: Midlands, UK
Posted on: Sunday, March 18, 2001, 01:29 AM
From: Ronan Cunningham
I hope that people find they can use this e-mail address. I can't understand what's wrong as I did receive 2 replies prior to this.
Posted on: Wednesday, March 21, 2001, 02:29 PM
From: Patrick Robinson
brilliant web site.my grandfather was a devlin and my grandmothers maiden name was loftus.i wondered if you came across the name loftus during your search.i have not been able to find anything about her or her family.
Posted on: Sunday, March 25, 2001, 11:41 PM
From: mike berliner
Do you know of a library or historian who might help me with some research
on the origins of "The Fields of Athenry"? Many thanks.
Residence: los angeles, california
Posted on: Friday, March 30, 2001, 05:27 PM
From: caroline boyle
Picture to follow, so many beautiful ones to choose from.
Great web site we will soon take over the world!!!
Posted on: Tuesday, April 03, 2001, 10:20 PM
From: Mary Boyle
Good web page found it very interesting to look at all the photes of the history of the Boyles.
Residence: Dromintee (newry)
Posted on: Thursday, April 05, 2001, 04:11 PM
From: Martina Boyle
Just browsing through the net and went into the family web page. It goods to be able to see all the relatives that i never new i had. Good work with the web page.
Residence: Dromintee (newry)
Posted on: Thursday, April 05, 2001, 04:16 PM
From: Mike serridge
While searching my family name, I came across the name Pat rick serridge on your family web site. Could you tell me who this is?
Posted on: Saturday, April 14, 2001, 06:29 PM
From: William Deighan
What a great website you have I enjoyed every minute of it, but then you see I was born in the Danny Boy town of Limavady
Residence: Corringham, Essex.
Posted on: Saturday, April 28, 2001, 10:26 AM
From: Old Man Pete
Well, what can I say? Brings back memories!!
Residence: Dorset, UK
Posted on: Tuesday, May 01, 2001, 09:06 PM
From: Trisha Caffrey Franzen
My great great-grandfather was born in Newtownhamilton. I have been researching our history and am very happy to find out about the Creggan Historical Society. Thank you.
Residence: Albion, Michigan, U.S.A.
Posted on: Thursday, May 17, 2001, 01:40 PM
From: Cathal Killen
A wonderful sight that i hit upon by chance. well Done
Posted on: Tuesday, May 22, 2001, 08:04 PM
i am looking for liam devlin. the IRA guy who worked for the nazi's during ww2 that was written about by jack higgins. is he a real person?
Posted on: Wednesday, May 23, 2001, 09:58 AM
From: Peter O'Callaghan
Sorry I haven't been in touch before - the site's excellent. Have a couple of snippets for your information:
New Addition - Lilli O'Callaghan Daughter of Brian & Ann Marie 28/04/01.
Anniversary - Brian & Alice celebrated their 40th wedding Anniversary 10/04/01.
Literary Achievement Jarlath Gregory has a book published this week.
Do you need any pictures - format & optimum size?
Work email firstname.lastname@example.org
Will post anything new as it comes up.
Posted on: Wednesday, May 30, 2001, 12:57 AM
From: david reoch
loved the website uncle pat, well done. hope alls well in downpatrick. hope to catch up with you all soon..
Posted on: Saturday, June 02, 2001, 02:46 PM
From: Laurie Magill
hello there I received info of the site from David Reoch. Very well done.
Residence: Ontario, Canada
Posted on: Sunday, June 03, 2001, 03:54 AM
From: Dan Devlin
A very well put together site.
Residence: Hudson, NH USA
Posted on: Thursday, June 07, 2001, 08:17 PM
From: Philip Boyle
Just visiting and noticed you have a family member with the same name as my daughter (Megan)
Residence: Thame, nr Oxford, UK
Posted on: Tuesday, June 19, 2001, 01:04 PM
From: Sean devlin
Posted on: Wednesday, June 20, 2001, 10:19 AM
From: Pat Devlin
This is a test of the Guestbook.
Posted on: Monday, June 25, 2001, 07:19 PM
Just want to extend a HUGE Thank you for having the song, Come By the Hills on your site. I have been looking for it for years...My scottish grand aunt used to sing it to me when I was very young and now that I am grown I have a keen interest in preserving and passing on things of my heritage to our children. (By some strange coincidence, we have a friend named Pat Devlin! Thanks so much once again!
Residence: formerly of Cape Breton Island, Canada now residing in Lakefield, Ontario Canada
Posted on: Tuesday, June 26, 2001, 10:50 PM
From: Jim Richardson
I enjoyed the site. I can help identify the lady in the picture called Mary It is Mary McCoy from Courtbane,sister of PAckie and Brigie McCoy. There was one boy in the McKenna family called Edward but as far as I know he died when young, thus leaving 6 sisters ; Mary McCoy who lived over the lane in Moybane where Gerry originally lived, Kate Richardson, Annie Devlin, Sarah Hanratty ( who married James Hanratty and who is the man in the picture with the nun who is his sister Sister Loyola and who is not a Richardson . I think you thought it was my Aunt Annie who wa a French Sister of Charity and who died in London in 1927. The remaining McKenna girls were Rose the youngest who married Patrick Keenan, Alice who married Fitzpatrick in Keenogue. I have a very detailed history of the Richardsons from ab
Residence: Dublin and Moybane at weekends
Posted on: Tuesday, June 26, 2001, 11:17 PM
From: Majella and Martina
Just visiting the site and are very impressed with all your hard work.Will send some photos and be in touch before the next reunion !!!!!
Posted on: Wednesday, July 04, 2001, 09:25 PM
From: martin o halloran
thank you for words & music it was it was pleasent listing &reading
good bless martin
Posted on: Sunday, July 08, 2001, 10:36 AM
From: KAZI DINSMORE
JUST WANTED TO FIND MORE ABOUT 'DINSMORE' AND HISTORY, MY GRANDMA IS MARGERET DINSMORE? RING ANY BELLS? EMAIL ME IS SO, THANKS
Posted on: Sunday, July 08, 2001, 04:20 PM
From: Pat Devlin
To - Kazi Dinsmore. You did not enter your full email address so I can't reply. However, the only Margaret Dinsmore that I know can be found in the Family Repository under Kane.
Posted on: Sunday, July 08, 2001, 07:14 PM
From: DONNA MAGILL
THANKS FOR ALL YOUR WORK INTO THIS UNCLE PAT IT LOOKS GREAT.
Residence: TORONTO, CANADA
Posted on: Thursday, July 12, 2001, 09:43 PM
From: Karen and Angela
Donna Magill's very dear friends
Residence: St. Catharines, Canada
Posted on: Friday, July 13, 2001, 03:05 AM
Posted on: Sunday, July 15, 2001, 08:25 PM
From: Michael Forster
Good site especially the details on Downpatrick, just wondering do you or could you get your hands on any information concerning Hollymount forest outside Downpatricks centre adjacent to the Old railway track. There are old buildings there and a few graves
Posted on: Tuesday, July 17, 2001, 10:49 PM
From: Gill Devlin
I stumbled upon your website by accident & found it very interesting. My husband is Brian Devlin. We know nothing about his history. He is from Liverpool. His dad, Harold Devlin was born in 1921 & was an Orangeman. My husband is Catholic, seems strange to me, I thought Devlin was a catholic name. Harold was married to Rosemary. Both are dead.
Posted on: Wednesday, July 18, 2001, 09:12 PM
From: LIAM MURPHY
ITS BEEN GOOD LOOKING AT YOUR SITE. MY DAD & MOST OF MY FAMILY ARE FROM DOWNPATRICK. MY DAD WAS BILLY MURPHY WHO SADLY DIED IN MARCH AGED 52. IF YOU KNEW HIM MAYBE YOU COULD SEND ME A E-MAIL?
Posted on: Thursday, July 19, 2001, 11:30 PM
From: Jim Duffy
I am originally from Crossmaglen, son of Pat and Rose Duffy, and have just become acquainted with the site.
Congratulations on a most entertaining and informative site.
Posted on: Saturday, July 21, 2001, 09:25 PM
From: TANYA HUGHES
JUST SIGNING AS IM FROM BANBRIDGE!!
Posted on: Monday, July 23, 2001, 10:23 PM
From: Frank Hannaway
Enjoyed your site, My grandmother's name was Devlin-from Tyrone.
Residence: Crystal Beach, Canada
Posted on: Thursday, July 26, 2001, 02:26 AM
From: MICHAEL DEVLIN
Email: <aiofe3 @hotmail.com>
I FOUND YOUR SITE VERY INFORMATIVE AND HISTORICAL YOU HAVE DONE A GREAT JOB THANK'S
Residence: STRABANE CO. TYRONE
Posted on: Thursday, August 02, 2001, 09:25 PM
From: william h richardson
Residence: newfoundland canada
Posted on: Sunday, September 02, 2001, 07:15 PM
Thanx ur site really helped me with my school work :)
Residence: Belfast, N.ireland
Posted on: Wednesday, September 05, 2001, 08:09 PM
From: seamus dinsmore
very moving seeing photo of my deceased father on this his 28th anniversary
Posted on: Thursday, September 06, 2001, 04:54 PM
From: Eileen Connolly
Browsed your site only to discover that you have my relatives listed as additional locals on same ship. James & Katie Morris (my gmother & her stepbrother) as well as Patrick Donnelly (a great uncle). What a thrill to see their names somewhere other than my records!!!!! Thanks.
Residence: Dover Plains, NY USA
Posted on: Wednesday, September 19, 2001, 03:48 PM
From: bill bryers
Thanks for all of your work. My mother, Teresa, has kept me informed. Tonight I really enjoyedlooking at the song list. Nanny, Kathleen Martinez, use to sing to us bits and pieces and I to my children as well. Phil the Fluter's Ball was one such Ditty. But we only heard the refrain. To see the rest was enjoyable. I do not see other songs that she sang and will have to dig deep to recall them.
I will visit the site to see how my cousins are doing. How can we send you information or updates?
Residence: Maple Glen, Pennsylvania, USA
Posted on: Sunday, September 30, 2001, 01:25 AM
From: Sandy Medeiros
My Grandfather was a McArdle, Francis McArdle, he came to the US in the early 1900's with his wife Alice Thomas. From stories he told us I think he was from the county of Cork. I found your website looking for the coat of Arms for my family. Your website was very informative. Thank You.
Residence: Rhode Island U.S.A.
Posted on: Tuesday, October 02, 2001, 02:25 AM
From: John Quinn
Enjoyed my short visit to your very informative site and I will return to view at greater length.
Residence: Sion Mills, Co. Tyrone
Posted on: Thursday, October 25, 2001, 10:56 PM
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