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More on Francis Sheehan of Dungarvan

The Waterford County Museum web site has a harrowing account of the famine in the Dungarvan area. The name Francis Sheehan pops up, surprisingly enough, as the local bank manager: On 10 June, Francis Sheehan, the manager of the National … Continue reading

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Francis Sheehan, landowner?

Finding the Sheehan family history has been frustrating. The latest Dunn ancestor to have emigrated to this country was Daniel Farrar in 1860, while the earliest were the Cogswells and Seavers back in the 1630’s, so there’s plenty of local … Continue reading

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