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From: "Brian Kennedy" <>
Subject: Re: [KENNEDY] kennedies Inverness Scotland
Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 06:56:05 +1000
References: <4086FE7F.6020704@bigpond.net.au> <002801c43990$c5909fc0$0202a8c0@SKC> <007d01c439d1$5e85ed80$6400a8c0@JEBoffice>


John,

If the family crest has a dolphin it is an indication of Scottish origin. If
it has three helmets it indicates Irish origin. Irish kennedys are descended
from Donn Cuan, older brother of Brian Boru. The father of Donn Cuan and
Brian Boru was Ceinneidi (the first Irish Kennedy).

Brian Kennedy

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Bartos" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, May 15, 2004 2:34 AM
Subject: Re: [KENNEDY] kennedies Inverness Scotland


> Hi there:
>
> I, too, am searching for our Kennedy family which came from Scotland to
> Ireland, then returned to Scotland , moved back to Ireland and finally
> emigrated to the United States in 1857 (father) and 1858 (mother and five
> children). Recently, I found the mother's sailing ship information which
> revealed they sailed from Liverpool, England to New York City. Their first
> stop in the USA was in Belmont County, Ohio before moving on to Clay and
> Wayne Counties in Illinois in October 1860. Research has indicated this
> family lived in County Down (Kilclief/Killyleagh) on the second stay in
> Ireland, although the family lived in County Cavan for a time immediately
> prior to coming to the US. It is unknown in which part of Ireland they
> lived during the first time in Ireland. From family history information
we
> have, both paternal and maternal family lines were of Scottish ancestry
but
> no location in Scotland is given. Both lines seem to be Protestant
> (Presbyterian), at least from the late 1700s, from what we have been able
to
> discern. According to an old Kennedy family crest (drawn in india ink)
that
> has been passed down through the family, it is stated this line of
Kennedys
> is descended from Irish King Brian Boru. Whether this is true or not, I
> have been unable to confirm it.
>
> Does this information seem to fit a pattern seen by any other Kennedy
> researchers?
>
> John E. Bartos
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "S. K. Cannady" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, May 14, 2004 2:52 AM
> Subject: Re: [KENNEDY] kennedies Inverness Scotland
>
>
> > Hello Ray,
> > What Kennedys are you researching and did any of them emmigrate to
> America?
> > Kim Cannady
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Ray & Jamie GAVAN" <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 4:06 PM
> > Subject: [KENNEDY] kennedies Inverness Scotland
> >
> >
> > > My family of Kennedys came from the Inverness area of the Scottish
> > highlands
> > > ,centuries before they came from Ireland.
> > > Is there anyone else who is researching the Scottish Kennedys?
> > > Love to hear from you,
> > > Ray Gavan
> > > Sydney
> > > Australia
> > >
> > >
> > >
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