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Robyn and John Brown's Blog – June 2013 Archive (1)

Our Gelvin heritage

Hello from New Zealand

We are trying to trace my husband's Irish ancestry and the oldest record we have is for his great-grandfather, Absolom Browne, who appears on the 1901 Irish census as residing at 7 Drumaduff, Gelvin, Londonderry. On the 1911 census his address is 1 Ballyness, Galvin, Londonderry. Absolom married Annie Mullan and they had 13 children, one of these being my husband's grandfather Joseph Patrick, born 27/1/1884 in Drumaduff, who was a postman before emigrating to…

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Added by Robyn and John Brown on June 13, 2013 at 6:39am — 2 Comments

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