[PW] how to find other descendants of an ancestor
rkokelly at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 07:34:16 PDT 2018
Thank you. Oddly my search results for Jeremiah Donoghue brought up a lot
of unhelpful results when I listed his specific place of birth. But when I
changed his birthplace to just "Cork, Ireland" the family tree came up at
the top of the screen.
I will take your advice.
On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 2:49 PM, Barbara Schmidt <schmidtbrb at gmail.com>
> There is a public access Donoghue-Sullivan family tree at ancestry.com
> looks to be the correct one. I would suggest Your correspondent register
> with ancestry if they haven’t already and then they will be able to make
> contact with the tree owner.
> On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, Kevin O'Kelly <rkokelly at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have received an email from someone overseas trying to locate family
> > members of his great-grandfather, who immigrated to the US early in the
> > last century.
> > The last information he has on this person is from the 1940 Census. My
> > best idea at present is to suggest the searcher create an account with
> > Familysearch.org, see if he can locate his great-grandfather in a family
> > tree, from there find his living descendants and then hire a private
> > investigator.
> > However, the name of the great-grandfather complicates searching. His
> > was Jeremiah Donoghue and he was married to an Eileen/Nelly Sullivan. My
> > own searches in familysearch.org for a Jeremiah Donogue married to an
> > Eileen/Nelly Sullivan called up screen after screen of searches.
> > Not as bad as being named Kevin O'Kelly, but bad enough.
> > I've also thought about suggesting the searcher go to the lost relatives
> > section of Myheritage.com
> > Any other ideas?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Kevin
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