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  1. Hello,
    I am searching for information about my ancestors from County Cork. My grandmother Catherine Corcoran’s grandfather was Patrick Corcoran (1830-1888) born in Millstreet.
    His parents were Will Corcoran and Ellen Brien. Will was baptised 30 Nov 1800 at St Finbarr’s.
    My great grandfather was Patrick’s son John Simon Corcoran.

    I’ll be visiting Millstreet with my wife and 3 teenage sons near the end of June. I would greatly appreciate some local history and to learn about resources for genealogy.

    Regards,
    Todd Adam Plesco

  2. Hello! I am trying to find the place in County Cork that my husband’s ancestors came from. We suspect that it may be from Millstreet. The family lore has the name as O’Riordan. My husband goes by Rardin. We are wondering if anyone with O’Riordan, Reardan, Rardin, Etc. ancestors from Millstreet have done DNA testing and are on Gedmatch? My husband’s Gedmatch # is A827575. His name is Larry Rardin. If you are a match we would love to hear from you! Thank You, Lauren

    1. Hi Lauren,

      You don’t match with our GEDmatch #, but if you use ‘People who match both kits, or 1 of 2 kits’ with our codes it may help separate the local ish people for you. QM3774276 and UB2969359.

      The cMs aren’t very high but you will have some people to contact.

      Regards

      Mary

  3. Hi. I’m looking for information on my ancestry. My great grandparents were Thomas Hinchin and Sarah Cremin, from Kanturk and Banteer. Any information would be appreciated. The name changed to Hinchion, Henchin, and the current Heinchon.

    We’re here from San Antonio, Texas.

    1. I would suggest visiting the Catholic Church and the post office in Banteer. There are still Hinchions in the area.

      Good luck!

  4. Name: Sarah Cremin
    Event Type: Marriage
    Event Date: 17 Jan 1860
    Spouse’s name: Thomas Hinchon
    Parish: Clonmeen
    Diocese: Cloyne
    County: Cork and Laois
    First Witness: William Murphy
    Second Witness: Daniel Hinchon

    https://www.failteromhat.com/griffiths/cork/clonmeen.htm

    On Ancestry there is a tree which includes the following information on Thomas

    Parents
    John Hinchin
    1800–1888

    Catherine Sheehan
    Siblings
    Daniel Hinchin
    1830–

    Bridget Hinchin
    1834–

    John Hinchin
    1836–

    Johanna Hinchin
    1838–

    Eliza Hinchin
    1841–

    Michael Hinchin
    1844–

    Margaret Hinchin
    1846–
    Spouse & Children
    Sarah Crimmin
    1841–1906

    John Hinchin
    1860–1888

    Daniel P Hinchen
    1863–1905

    Catherine (Kate) Hinchen
    1865–1898

    William Hinchen
    1868–1946

    Elizabeth Heinchion
    1870–1948

    Brigid G Hinchen
    1872–1966

    Thomas (“The Carpenter”) Hinchen
    1875–1957

    At the moment I am only on my phone, but the link to the tree is https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/tree/160251579/family/familyview

    Some of Thomas and Sarah’s family went to America and some stayed locally.

    1. Thank you Mary! I’ll check out the tree when we get home. Would you have information on Sarah? We’re trying to trace her to my wife’s family line. Her name is Nita Cremeen.

      Cheers!

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