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Edward Harrington of Co. Cork, Ireland & MS, buried in TX
Posted by: Melanie Branham (ID *****0409) Date: October 21, 2010 at 02:11:09
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Brothers Edward (b. @1819, d. Kaufman Co., Terrell, TX) & Michael Harrington (b. 9/16/1817 Co. Cork or Cork City, d. 11/4/1890 Paulding, MS.)were tricked/kidnapped & kept as slaves upon a merchant ship from @ 1832 - '37. Jumped ship in Mobile Bay, Alabama, U.S.

Edward hadn't married by time he left for TX.

Michael m. 4/11/1842 Rebecca Wilson, b. 6/5/1829 AL, d.2/20/1901 Paulding. Her family from Green Co., near Demopolis, AL. They settled in Paulding, a small Irish Catholic community in central Mississippi.

Michael Harrington & Rebecca Wilson's Children:
1. Mary Jane Harrington, b. 6/26/1847, didn't marry.
2. Rosa "Rosie" Ann Harrington, b. 6/3/1849, didn't marry.
3. Catherine Harrington, b. 11/13/1851, m. James Kirby.
4. Bridgett Agnes Harrington, b. 10/8/1854, m. Wm. O'Flynn.
5. Rebecca "Becky" Harrington, b. 9/12/1858, didn't marry.
6. Edward Gamaliel Harrington, b. 2/10/1860, m. Margaret "Maggie" Jane O'Flynn.
7. Timothy "Tim" Harrington, b. 5/29/1862, m. Catherine "Katie" Skehan /skee' han/.
8. Melvina/Melviney? Harrington, b. 4/21/1865, m. John O'Flynn/Connoly?
9. Michael James? Harrington, b. 9/30/1867, m. Sarah A. Dolan.
10. Margaret Ellen Harrington, b. 6/26/1870, m. John Wm. O'Connell.

Huge family. Not room to list all details. Have alot more.



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