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The O'Donoghue Society

For all those interested in history and genealogy and whose names are derived from the Gaelic

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Census records
When looking at the census sheets of household...view the households of neighbors to find clues about the times.

February Snippet subject: 'How the Irish famine affected my family' further response posted

Carol Hurley Law, responding to ‘How the Famine affected my family’ tells us the story of her Kerry/Cork families settled on Irish Mountain in West Virginia.
This was so good I felt it should be given the length of a journal article and with full picture content.  It appears in the October journal