Anonymous writes "Member Lynne Curran has spotted a photograph of a "Mr MacCorhan" of Australia, probably from the late nineteenth century, which is quite possibly a picture of an Australian McCrohan."
Although we can't vouch for its veracity, the following extract from "Memory Cups of Panhandle Pioneers" (Clarendon Press, 1945) has a page on the McCrohans of New Mexico and Texas.. Thanks to Trevor Trimmer for spotting this and sharing.
Eileen writes "I recently received an email from a Jane, stating that her father was Thomas F Crohan
(O’Crohan) and his father was Thomas T. Crohan (O’Crohan) the son that went to
America and his father was Tomas
O’Crohan (The Islandman). "
Working through my backlog of documents to post, and came across the following documents contributed by John McCrohan of Renard (again). John mentions in his email that he received them from Inés in Buenos Aires, a descendent of Don José.
Unfortunately for some of us, the documents are in Spanish only, so it would be great if there's anyone out there with the appropriate language skills who could translate these to English one day.
Shirley McCrohan (Victoria, Australia) has contributed some fabulous research into the Eugene McCrohan/Margaret Carroll branch of McCrohans who left Valentia Island, Co Kerry, Ireland and settled in Australia in 1857. The first piece of this that I have added to the website are some wonderful photos in the photo gallery..
jerry writes "I've placed a family tree template (Microsoft Word document) on the website which you can download by clicking here.
For those that are interested, I can include your family tree in the McCrohan genealogical database (private information hidden without password) so that we can record this information before it disappears, and potentially help others to locate relatives and family. Just fill out the form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish records at turn of 19th century - Cahirciveen
jerry writes "With many thanks to Bridie McCrohan of Cahirciveen, who took the trouble to record the McCrohans in the Cahirciveen parish register at the turn of the 19th century. For those of you not familiar with it, Cahirciveen (and the smaller Renard close by) are towns in the County of Kerry, Ireland, and is the cradle of many if not most of the branches of McCrohans around the world today. See document below.."
Tomasgolfer writes "I placed a copy of my greatgrand parents marriage certificate in the gallery but failed to name it, it's therefore listed as MISCELLANEOUS.
From the marriage of Patrick McCrohan and Jane Connor there were 11 children, they are Ellie, James, Patrick, John, Hanna, Michael, Margaret, Maurice, Thomas, Timothy and Gerald. My Grandmother, Ellie was born in Ballymaquin in ..."