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From: "Maggie" <>
Subject: Re: [ONTARIO-IRISH] Godfreys
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 21:13:00 -0800
My great-grandmother, Catherine Groves came from Ireland.
I know she was protestant, partly because she married
twice in Ontario, in protestant churches.
I hope that will be a little help to me when I try to find her
There is an Irish workshop in Seattle WA 8 March 2009.
If your are anywhere's near there, you might learn how
to search for your lady.
I hope to attend that workshop but don't think I can, sob, sob.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donald Raper" <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 11:32 AM
Subject: [ONTARIO-IRISH] Godfreys
>I am trying to find where in Ireland my Godfrey ancestors came from.
> Edmund (Edward, Edmond) Godfey married Alice(Ally) Gorman while in
> Ireland. They emigrated to Canada via the Port of New York in 1841.
> Their children, born in Ireland, were as follows: Constance
> (Christine), Patrick, Edmund (Edmond), James, and William. Two more
> children were born in Normanby Twp. Grey County, Ontario, Canada:
> Alice and Henry.
> Constance married John O'Neil (Oneal) and emigrated to Iowa, USA, in
> the 1870s. Patrick married Rose Denny from Trois Rivieres, Quebec, and
> settled in Brant Township in Bruce County, Ontario. Edmond married
> Rachel McLellan and lived in Normanby Twp. after clearing land in
> Brant Twp next to his brother Patrick's farm. James married Mary
> O'Donnell and lived in Glenelg Twp. and in Normanby Twp. in Grey
> County. James died young and his wife married a man named Burns and
> emigrated to North Dakota, USA. William married Rose Denny's sister
> Sophia and emigrated to Iowa. Alice married Thomas O'Donnell, Mary
> O'Donnell's brother. They emigrated to Minnesota near Duluth. I have
> no idea what happened to Henry.
> If you have any connection to these individuals, please contact me.
> God bless!
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