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Re: Bridget Kane / Michael Connor
Posted by: Rory Cain (ID *****7253) Date: December 29, 2008 at 12:22:51
In Reply to: Re: Bridget Kane / Michael Connor by Thomas Carty of 431

Hello Thomas, unfortunately John McAfee, for all his kindness, probably searched the wrong province. Despite the popular miscinception that all Kanes are from Ulster, we Galway/Roscommon Kanes (more recently changed to Keane in these parts)have our own separate history here in the province of Connaught, in the Irish Republic.

I am a DNA match with a Kane from Com Roscommon, plus other Galway Cains. I have Connor ancestry also. Too bad you don't have any male Kane relations who could provide a DNA sample, because I am sure that would make your family the Connaught Kanes, not the Ulster Kanes. There are plenty of both in the Kane DNA project at

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