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Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 06:42:22 -0500

> In the Shine family email, mention was made of the name Magner. I knew a
> Mary Ann Magner who lived in Hometown, Illinois until several years ago when
> she died.
> Also, in looking over baptism and marriage records from Ireland, I found a
> mention of Magner as a sponsor.
> Is Magner a common name? Other than in these 2 situations I had never
> heard the name before.

I believe there were and are MAGNERs in Shanagolden, Limerick. I met a
woman in Ireland this summer who said she was a MAGNER from Shanagolden
and her mother was a MORAN - pronounced more-in.

Kelly Ward
Schoolcraft, Michigan

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