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From: "Kevin J. O'Keefe" <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Sligo Brennans date correction 1967 not 1976
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2007 14:31:51 -0500
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin J. O'Keefe" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2007 2:17 PM
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Sligo Brennans


> Thank you Kathleen,
>
> Mom went to school in Curry and then in Ballymote. Her sister, my aunt,
> married Shamus Brett from Curry, so we are related to the Bretts in Curry
> now. I've been to Ireland four times so far. My fathers side, the O'Keefes
> came to Canada in 1837 and my father was the first son to return in
> 1967...three generations later...I was then 7 yrs. old. Dad passed away on
> a
> trip to Ireland 22 yrs. ago at Limerick Regional Hospital in 1985. If I
> get
> some better Brennan info I will send it to you.
>
> Kevin
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rosaleen Scanlon" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, August 11, 2007 3:56 AM
> Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Sligo Brennans
>
>
>> Hello Kevin
>> I live in Co.Sligo . I think that the area you mentioned is CHAFFPOOL
>> Chaffpool is close to Ballymote. In Ireland civil and church parishes
>> differ
>> slightly and may even overlap. Some have changed boundaries since the
>> 1901
>> census. The following link is very good . The sligo 1901 census is on
>> line
>> here
>> www.Leitrim-Roscommon.com
>> Good luck
>> Rosaleen
>>
>>>From: "Kevin J. O'Keefe" <>
>>>Reply-To:
>>>To: <>
>>>Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Sligo Brennans
>>>Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2007 17:28:44 -0500
>>>
>>>Hello Kathleen,
>>>
>>>My mother was born at Curry, County, Sligo(Sligeach) in 1930. Emigrated
>>>to
>>>Lindsay Ontario Canada in 1952.
>>>Her grandmother on her mother's side is a Brennan.
>>>my mother is Bridget Teresa (Cooke) O'Keefe
>>>my grandmother was Bridget (Coffee) Cooke, Grandfather was Thomas Cooke.
>>>my ggrandmother was Maria (Brennan). GGradnfather was a Coffee. Could
>>>there
>>>be a connection?
>>>All were from Sligo at Curry (Powelsboro area section) (Chasspool area
>>>section) Moylough is the parish.
>>>
>>>bye for now, Kevin O'Keefe
>>>Lindsay, Ontario
>>>
>>>----- Original Message -----
>>>From: "KayB" <>
>>>To: "IRISH-IN-CHICAGO-L" <>
>>>Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 2:19 PM
>>>Subject: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] St. Sabina Church Closed For Repairs
>>>
>>>
>>> > Here is the link to the story:
>>> >
>>> > http://tinyurl.com/2srgtx
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Kathleen Brennan Mammoser
>>> >
>>> > Researching BRENNAN, BRETT, GALLAGHER & KENNEDY in CO MAYO>CHICAGO and
>>> >
>>> > BRENNAN in CO SLIGO>CHICAGO
>>> >
>>> > MAMMOSER in Schoenenbourg, FRANCE>CHICAGO <http://www.mammoser.com>;
>>> > http://www.mammoser.com
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
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