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Re: History "BLEAKLEY"anywhere 1800-2001
Posted by: Charles Date: February 03, 2001 at 12:59:42
In Reply to: History "BLEAKLEY"anywhere 1800-2001 by Jodi Bleakley of 116


Just some information for you.....

The name Bleakley appears to have originated in Northern Ireland. At the beginning of the nineteenth century there were at least 5 known Bleakley families in this area, none of which were related to one another!! This was due to the fact that at this time, illegal immigrant "adopted" a common name so that they could "hide" in the country. I have my family traced back to the beginning of the nineteenth century, but seem a bit stuck before then!!


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