Tag Archives: 20th Century

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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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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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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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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Outburst Against English Catholics 1929

A fascinating and slightly humorous story is reported in a 1929 edition of The Manchester Guardian, as The Guardian newspapers was known then.[1] Father John Buggy, in his Sunday sermon at St. Walburgha’s Church in Shipley, West Yorkshire, described those … Continue reading

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Australian Newspaper Articles

More newspaper articles featuring the Buggy name, this time from Australia. Melbourne – 1911                                                                                                                           Death Notice: On 15 March, Melbourne, Victoria, James Buggy, dearly beloved second son of Mr. and Mrs. James Buggy of Kellerberrin and brother of Martin and … Continue reading

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