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Jo Fitz-Henry
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Online launch: Irish birth, marriage & death registers: 8th September
Oh my!  This is going to be epic. My thanks to Clare Santry of the Irish Genealogy News blog for bringing us this news (and to Debbie Cruwys Kennett of the Guild of One Name Studies for passing the news on on the Guild facebook page) Clare writes: "Next Thu...

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Charles Fitzhenry of the 9th Battalion AIF - a search for living decendants
I was very touched to receive this essay as a comment to our post about Charles Fitzhenry of the 9th Battalion AIF and the graffiti he left in the caves in Naours. It was written by Lucie Greff , aged 13, who wrote it as part of her school project, and I th...

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Ballycanew, County Wexford: A potential hometown for Enoch Fitzhenry?
The title is just a teaser for many of you Fitzhenrys who can trace your line down from Enoch. But there may well be some mileage in this supposition. Excitingly, this is where DNA testing and good old fashioned paper research come up trumps together. To re...

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Johanna: An unexpected third wife of William Fitz-Henry of Arklow
I was being creative with my search terms in the Find My Past newspaper collection last night, and turned up this entry:   Deaths April 1, at Arklow, Johanna , the beloved wife of Mr William FitzHenry , after a long and protracted illness, which she bore wi...

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Online genealogy resources for Cincinnati, Ohio
I'm working my way round the Fitzharris family of Cincinnati at present. I've found two online resources which are outside my usual range of "go to" collections to search. The University of Cincinnati has a Digital Resource Commons website, including (yay!)...

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The FamilySearch blog: keeping up to date with new collection releases
FamilySearch.org is a fantastic resource for genealogists everywhere. Not only is it free to search (and often links to the actual document images) but it covers countries worldwide. There are the big sexy record collections such as the US censuses, and sma...

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