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From: Slarty <>
Subject: Re: O'Donnell
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 17:43:59 +0000
On Mon, 26 Feb 2007 18:19:11 -0500, katy wrote:
>> I'm still vainly trying to track down just when my Maginess people left
>> somewhere in Ireland and landed up (eventually) in 18th century Clerkenwell
>> (London). Could well have come there via Scotland, judging by what my
>> grandma believed.
>> A hopeless task!
> I'm finding out that what family members believe and what was the truth
> are often far apart and far away from the reality of things..
Although that is all too true, I've since found found proof of the truth of
so many things she told me as a child when I doubted her, since I thought I
knew better at the time.I was wrong, and I learned my lesson.I've also
gleaned a great deal of information from cousins, all older than me, and my
oldest living relatives. A great resource, if you trat the information as