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Mill Renter, Delaware County, PA

A history of Delaware county, PA, published in the early 20th century, mentions a Michael Buggy is a section about mill owners in the area. [1] [1] Jordan, John, W. (1914) A History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and its people, … Continue reading

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A load of old manure

Genealogists are never surprised at where they can find relevant information about an ancestor or for a one name study such as this. This weeks post comes from an entry in the 1901 annual report for the New York City … Continue reading

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Ellis Island Wall of Honor

The American Immigrant Wall of Honor at Ellis Island commemorates the names of immigrants who came to America. Not every immigrant is listed, but they, or their descendants, can have the relevant names added. These are the Buggy names that … Continue reading

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Accusation of illegal voting 1888

On 12 February 1889 votes were recounted in an election for state representatives from Clark, Co. Missouri. He recount was ordered by the state house of representatives and carried out by the clerk of the county court of Clark County. … Continue reading

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Guinness Employment Records c.1880-2000

The Guinness brewery in Dublin is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ireland. On their website they have a section of interest to genealogists, employment records. A search of the indexes shows that at least two Buggy’s worked … Continue reading

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Arson in Cavan 1886

Cavan is not a county associated with the Buggy name and a 19th century inquiry into jury assizes outlines how a George Buggy was charged with arson. The Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland was questions as to … Continue reading

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Assisted Emigration Castlecomer Estate, Kilkenny 1847-1853

During The Famine many Irish people had their passage paid by landlords to travel to America, Canada and further afield. Lists of these emigrants can be very useful as they often give a townland of origin. Many Buggy’s can trace … Continue reading

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Holahan & Buggy, Waukon, Iowa

I have previous come across references to Buggy’s from Waukon, Iowa in a US newspaper obituary. History of Winneshiek and Allamakee Counties, Iowa contains a few paragraphs about a metal work firm that was owned and operated by James Holohan … Continue reading

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3rd Battalion Kilkenny 1922

The War of Independence and the Civil War were fought in Ireland from 1919-1923. Many men from all over the country fought the British forces and then fought each other after the signing of the Treaty. James Buggy from Ballyouskill … Continue reading

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Irish Teachers Union 1874

The Irish Teachers Journal and Magazine of January-June 1874 mentions teachers with the surname Buggy in relation to various activities of the Irish Teachers Union.[1] A John Buggy is first listed in the notes of the South Kilkenny Association where … Continue reading

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