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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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Schuylkill County Civil War Volunteer

An entry was found in Biographical and portrait cyclopedia of Schuylkill County….. for a Patrick Buggy who served in the Civil War. The entry is under the heading, “Schuylkill Men In Other Regiments” with the subheading, “the following were volunteers … Continue reading

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Irish Newspaper Articles II

Dublin, 1862                                                                                                                                        A meeting was held in Dublin on 21 July 1862 to discuss establishing a Catholic University. Many people were in attendance and a list was read out of those who apologized for not being there. Included on the … Continue reading

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Kings County Surrogates Court 1684 – 1923

These are the entries for Buggy, and variant spellings, found in the index cards at the Kings County (Brooklyn) Surrogates Court.[1] All information has been transcribed as found in the index cards. Digitized documents for some of these index entries … Continue reading

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K.T. Buggy – Archive Listing

This entry is about an archival listing that gives the location of a letter written by H.T. Buggy (almost certainly K.T Buggy) to Thomas Perronet Thompson on 13 March 1838.[1] This listing outlines that the letter is currently held at … Continue reading

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Married in Washington DC 1844

An entry in the publication Historic Court Records of Washington DC outlines that Catherine Fenton married Patrick Buggy on 23 October 1844.[1] This is the only information that is given. [1] Walker, Homer, A. Unknown Publication Year. Historic Court Records … Continue reading

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Manchester, England Catholic Parishes

The Manchester and Lancashire Family History Society have a number of resources available on their website that are free to search. One of these is the Catholic Register Index and is described as “An index to persons named in a … Continue reading

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