Category Archives: Newspaper

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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Sentenced to death 1798

The United Irishman Rebellion lasted from May to September in 1798. Fighting was particularly acute in many Leinster counties, most notably Wicklow and Wexford.  An article in The Observer newspaper outlines that at the Maryborough (modern day name is Port … 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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Whiteboys attack on Ballyragget, Kilkenny 1775

Examples of the Buggy name from the 1700s in Ireland are generally rare to find. One example comes from Transactions of the Ossory Archaeological Society which contains a reproduced article from the 25 February 1775 edition of Finn’s Leinster Journal .[1] … Continue reading

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Information Wanted Ads in The Truth Teller 1850-1871

When people emigrated to the US one of the main ways that family and friends tried to find them was through ‘Information Wanted’ adverts in different newspapers. Word of mouth was the key with some reunited and others never to … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles VII

Waukon, Iowa – 1941                                                                                                                     An obituary for Elizabeth Keenan, formerly Buggy, outlines that she was born in Waukon on 19 September 1865. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Buggy and was married on 14 October 1903 to … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles VI

Williamstown, PA – 1936                                                                                                              The sparks of a bonfire ignited the warehouse of a local merchant, John P. Buggy.  The west side of the building and the roof were badly damaged. Local firemen removed the merchandise … Continue reading

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A Tithe War Attack 1832

Those who do Irish genealogy will be very familiar with the Tithe Applotment Books and Tithe Defaulters Lists. This was a tumultuous time in Irish history with county Kilkenny the epicenter of the campaign. Secret societies such as The Whitefeet, … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles V

Manhattan, New York – 1929                                                                                                     John Buggy, who resided at 311 West 118th St was brought before Yorkville Court on a charge of disorderly conduct against his wife. His wife claimed the he only gave her five cents a day … Continue reading

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New Zeland Newspaper Articles II

This is the second post on articles from New Zealand newspapers. Grey Mouth – 1866                                                                                                                    Court Case: Seoglund and Purcell v John Buggy. A claim of 1L (pounds) 10s against Buggy, the balance of an account. Judgment by default with … Continue reading

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