Monthly Archives: May 2010

US Census 1790-1840 (I)

This is the first entry in a series of blog posts which will chart the spread of the Buggy name across America. I will use census data to map the spread of the name across the states. The US census … Continue reading

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Names from England Map 1086-1280

I have created a map of England which shows some of the earliest documented examples of Buggy and similar names. The line drawn across the country shows the extent of Viking settlements. These settlements were located in the counties north … Continue reading

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Census of Ireland 1911

The 1911 census is one of the most important genealogical resources for tracing Irish family members. This is so as almost all census returns from the 1800s were destroyed in a fire at The Public Records Office during the Civil … Continue reading

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Welcome All

Welcome all, My name is Joe Buggy (Seosamh Ó Bogaigh as gaeilge) and I’m a professional genealogist from Ireland who lives and works in New York City. This blog is concerned with the origins, history, spread and contemporary developments in … Continue reading

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