Tag Archives: 19th Century

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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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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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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Report of the O’Connell Monument Committee 1888

The following names are listed as subscribers to the O’Connell Monument Committee. They are arranged chronologically and then by subscription area or parish (possibly civil, but this is not stated). [1] £ s d = pounds, shillings, pence No Date … Continue reading

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Evicted Tenants Fund, Laois, Ireland 1882 & 1883

An article in the 30 September 1882 edition of The Freeman’s Journal lists a number of families who received grants following eviction. One family listed is that of G.Buggy, who had four in family, and was from the Ballyroan area … Continue reading

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Irish Newspaper Articles I

Ballinakill, Laois 1895.                                                                                                               Death. BUGGY – May 8, 1895, at Ballinakill, Queens Co, to the inexpressible sorrow of his mother, sister, brother, and a large circle of friends, James Buggy aged 23(? text is worn) years. Office and high mass … Continue reading

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New York City Directories 1849 &1850

Entries for 1850[1] r = rear Buggy, James     laborer                 430 Cherry Buggy, William   tailor                      r. Trinity Pl. Buggy, William   harnessmaker      r. 48 Roosevelt Entries for 1849[2] Buggy, James     laborer                 430 Cherry [1] Ensign &Thayer, compilers. Ensign and Thayer’s Street and … Continue reading

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