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Subject: Re: [R-M222] Surname Sampling
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 13:10:30 -0400 (EDT)
I have spent years researching all of this and I have shared most online.
Some, I haven't included, as some of these O'Mulligans appear isolated and
difficult to identify by the 1600s.
If you want to follow some of the research, here are the links:
_The Annals and Genealogies_
_The Septs of O'Mulligan of Ireland_
_The Sept of Ua Maolagain_
You will find my information on the Cenel Moen in the above site. The claim
that these O'Maelagains moved into county Tyrone is as good as the claim
made that they where displaced and re-planted in Co. Mayo. I take most of
this now with a pinch of salt.
I followed some O'Mulligan lines down to the 1600s, when they appear in
the Hearth Rolls:
_Hearth Money Rolls_
There could be two O'Mulligan families with the M222 SNP, but there isn't
enough evidence yet to confirm that they are definitely one of the Irish
O'Mulligans. Most of the O'Mulligans are non-M222 and none are anywhere near
the same scale as the Amuligane type in SW Scotland. The one Irish
O'Mulligan that is likely to be of interest to you appears in Co. Armagh, which I am
happy to discuss offline.
I am currently building a webpage, as it is time for me to move on to the
next stage. Here is the link.
_Scottish M222_ (http://regarde-bien.com/scottish-m222.htm)
This is still a work in progress. As you will note, I started out my own
research believing my surname originated in Ireland and more importantly, it
originated in Co. Donegal with the sept of O'Mulligan. Later, I learned my
ancestry, who spelt their surname variously as Mulligan and Milligan before
finally settling for Milliken, originated in Scotland. Here, it was early
spelt as Amuligane in Nithsdale in Dumfriesshire and parts of
Kirkcudbrightshire. Since then, I have followed a number of surnames that are thought to
be Irish, but actually, when you follow the paper trial, they also origin
ate separately in Scotland.
More research is needed to clarify the background to the M222 in Scotland.
My webpage is an attempt to follow some surnames that have known histories
pre-dating 1600. The Amuligane-Ua Dochartaigh study is interesting, as it
shows neither of these surnames shared a common ancestor before 1100 let
alone 1000. I would think, the more we learn about the M222 in Scotland and
the north of England, the more it might help us understand the migration
routes taken by our ancestors.
In a message dated 15/04/2012 06:14:52 GMT Standard Time,
Is it possible to tell the Irish and Glaswegian Mullikin part, i.e.
O'Mulligan from Amulligan?
I ask for wouldn't the M222+ Milligan from county Dongel be O'Maelagain of
These O'Maelagain move into county Tyrone and by the end of the fifteenth
century there are O'Mulligan as far as the North Channel, so are the
following M222+ family origins are Irish or Scottish?
Donegore, co. Antrim - I find O'Mulligan present in same barony in the
Ballymoney, co. Antrim - I find O'Mulligan present in same barony in the
Ballymulderg, co. Derry - I find O'Mulligan present in same barony in the
Ballyskeagh, Co. Down - I find O'Mulligan present in same barony in the
Dromore, Co. Down - may or may not have been home to a O'Mulligan family
Is there away to tell them apart?
> Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 18:09:20 -0400
> To: ;
> Subject: Re: [R-M222] Surname Sampling
> You are correct James Mullikin is not descended from the chief line,
> attached to the lands of Blackmyre in the parish of Penpont in Mid
> Nithsdale. The proof lies in the Milligan/Milliken DNA study.
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