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Re: Phibbs of Mitchelstown, County Cork
Posted by: Maureen Phibbs (ID *****7761) Date: August 18, 2006 at 14:04:00
In Reply to: Phibbs of Mitchelstown, County Cork by Paul Doherty of 68

Hello Paul.
According to some sources the Phibbs originated in England and two brothers came to Ireland at the end of the sixteenth century, they were soldiers and received a grant of land from the crown, William lived near Cork and Richard in Kilmainahm in Dublin.Many descendents of the latter obtained land in Co. Sligo.
I visited a grave in Glanworth, near Mitchelstown in Co Cork where the last member of the Phibbs from that parish is buried. I have had correspondence from a Mr. Tom Whibbs of Canada and I wonder have you been in contact with him.
my email is maureenphibbs@eircom.net
Regards. Maureen


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