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Thread #27215   Message #333405
Posted By: Mikey joe
03-Nov-00 - 06:54 AM
Thread Name: Irish surname pronunciation
Subject: RE: Irish surname pronounciation
During the famine and subsequently until the mid 20C. Everyone travelling from Ireland to the US sailed from Cobh (known as Queenstown until the singing of the Treaty (I think or was in '45???)). This does not mean obviously that your ancestors were from Cork. There should be a register in Cobh or Cork city with emmigration records and they may be more detailed