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Rev. Richard Buggy c.1802-1864

The Rev Richard Buggy died on 7 November 1864[1] and at the time was the parish priest of Clonaslee  Catholic parish, Laois. According to his death certificate, he was about 62 years old when he died giving an approx year … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles VIII

Brooklyn, NY – 1939                                                                                                                         In a newspaper obituary for Michael J. Fogarty of 719 57th St who died 20 June, a Patrick Buggy is listed as a brother-in-law. No details are given about Patrick’s wife, Michael’s sister. Michael’s wife was … Continue reading

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Insolvencies in Kilkenny 1830

In a list of insolvencies presented as Summer Assizes 1830 there is one entry which reads: Michael Buggy, Walkin St, Kilkenny £0 1s. 0d.[1] [1] Author Unknown. 1830. The Presentments of the Grand Jury of the City of KIlkenny at … Continue reading

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Sergent’s Tragic Homecoming 1952

A very sad story about the family of U.S. army sergeant, Charles Buggy, from 1952.[1] [1] Author Unknown, Sgt’s Tragic Homecoming in Sunday Times, 31 March 1952, p.3; National Library of Australia, http://trove.nla.gov.au :  accessed 5 June 2012

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Assistant Mine Foreman 1918

A report on mining in the state of Pennsylvania lists a Thomas Buggy of Barnesboro as an assistant mine foreman.[1] To obtain the position he had to pass an examination which was held at the Miner’s Hall in Patten, PA … Continue reading

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Dorchester, MA Tax Records 1869

Taxation records can often be a valuable genealogical resource and census substitute. This entry comes from taxation records for the town of Dorchester, Massachusetts.[1] Richard Buggy / Location: Neponset Av. / Polls: 1 / Real (Probably Real Estate Tax): $2,200 … Continue reading

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The Land Purchase Act Advances 1916

The Irish Land Commission oversaw the wholesale transfer of land from estate owners to tenant farmers during the 19th and 20th centuries.  One publication from their records outlines the advances of money for the purchase of land from the former … Continue reading

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