[PW] how to find other descendants of an ancestor

Barbara Schmidt schmidtbrb at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 11:49:43 PDT 2018


There is a public access Donoghue-Sullivan family tree at ancestry.com that
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.

https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/112421192/person/320101015362/facts?ssrc=

Barb

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 name
> 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
>
> --
> _______________________________________________
> Project Wombat - Project-wombat
> list at project-wombat.org
> http://www.project-wombat.org/
>


More information about the Project-wombat mailing list