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Re: Kenney ancestory
Posted by: Ralph Connors (ID *****9163) Date: January 03, 2010 at 12:29:39
In Reply to: Kenney ancestory by Valentine Chase of 1361

Hello Valentine:

You should be able to get a frequency distribution showing the number of B/M for the Kenney surname for most Irish counties from the info below:

I research the Irish Family History Foundation's database. It contains 12,000,000 surviving rcds for abt 65% of Irish counties. Rcds are increasingly sparse B4 1840, rare B4 1800.

Note 1 - Without a KNOWN county, the chance of an ancestor's rcds NOT being in this database is AT LEAST 35%.

Note 2 - Only 1/2 of Co. Cork's rcds are in this database.

Note 3 - The RC church kept control over most parish rcds from Tipperary (north). These are ONLY available thru the Tipperary Family History Research center at a substantial fee (regardless of outcome).

For John Kenney B 1809 +/- 1 yr, somewhere in Ireland, with the father's forename unknown, I found 15 rcds - too many to easily summarize here. Will leave this to you.

Google the Foundation's name to lead you to this database. Register, opt to be notified as rcds are added and browse. Pls post your search results to my genforum msg.

Hope this helps.


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