Scotch-Irish-L ArchivesArchiver > Scotch-Irish > 2001-01 > 0980545919
Subject: Re: [Scotch-Irish] McConnon and Campbell
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 13:51:59 -0800
In Ireland what you are looking for is ideally the townland. That
would let you determine the estate that the ancestors were living in
and by tracing the estate records you could hopefully find some info
on the ancestors.
You say they came in 1854. There may be either civil registration or
church records. The fastest, easiest way is to contact the Armagh
Heritage Society and have them run the surnames through their indexes.
Armagh Ancestry has all the pre 1900 Catholic records indexed, all
civil marriages before 100, some presbyterian records too. BY now
perhaps they have Church of Ireland as well. Ryan "Irish Records"
has their address as 42 English St, Armagh, NI BT61 7AB. heck the
Internet (www.genuki.org ) to see if they now have a web page.
You may also want to check the Tithe Applotment Index (on CD at
www.familytreemaker.com or join the Ulster Historical SOciety and
use their on line index) for McCONNON in Armagh as they are not in
Beyond that you should check in with the Armagh list. If the family
was Catholic, they would not be on this list unless they were "spying"
on the "other side" <grin>. We're researching Protestants in Ireland.
So you'll find more Catholics on the non-ethnic lists -- and maybe a
My brother in law is an Irish Catholic CAMPBELL. Some of them are
native Irish, not Scots. We've not traced his back yet, but who
knows, maybe we are related by marriage. His came in 1861 and settled
in Pittsburgh, PA. Married O'REILLYs who came on the same ship,