Tag Archives: 20th Century

Bureau of Military History 1913-1921 II

Please see the first post on this subject for context and an explanation of the Bureau of Military History. Valentine Jackson was a member of the IRB in the years before the 1916 Rising.[1] He outlines how he had vague … Continue reading

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Bureau of Military History 1913-1921 I

On 7 August 2012 the Defense Forces Ireland and the National Archives of Ireland released digitized witness statements from over one thousand people who participated in the revolutionary period from 1913-1921. They were recorded by the Bureau of Military History … Continue reading

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Canadian Newspaper Articles

Montreal – 1943                                                                                                                              Mary Angela (Molly) Buggy, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Buggy, married Leo James Cogan on 5 June 1943. Patrick Buggy is from Kilkenny, Ireland. The marriage took place in the Lady Chapel of St. Patrick’s … 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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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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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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