Tag Archives: 20th Century

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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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 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 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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Index to Manhattan Letters of Administration 1743-1949

Along with wills, letters of administration are some of the oldest genealogical documents available for residence of Manhattan. The New York County Surrogates Court has letters of administration beginning in the mid 1740s. However, the first letter of administration granted … Continue reading

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Index of Manhattan Wills 1662-1949

Wills are some of the oldest genealogical documents available for residents of Manhattan. The New York County Surrogates Court has records of wills beginning in the mid 1600s. However, the first will for a Buggy was not filed and proved … Continue reading

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Poetry of Arthur Upson 1907

In researching the name I have been continuously surprised when and where the Buggy name crops up. Another example of this is the appearance of the name Bogaig in the poetry of Arthur Upson. Upson was born in Camden, NY … Continue reading

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