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Date sent: Sat, 10 Oct 1998 16:36:11
From: Tom Duggan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Send reply to: email@example.com
Subject: Duggans online...
My name is Tom Duggan. I live in Holden, Massachusetts.
don't remember, but about four years ago, my wife Jen and I chatted a
little bit with you on AOL. I think at that time you were living in
Canada (not sure, I could be making that up...) Anyway, the other day I
did a search for "Duggan" on the internet, and eventually stumbled across
your page. I think it's a great thing you're doing, putting together all
of the family information, available online.
I had two questions. First, do you mail out your newsletter, or
publish it online for people to view? If you do mail it out, would you
include us in your mailing list? I think it would be interesting to read
now and then. I am becoming very interested in my own family history,
too. A second question. I enjoyed looking through all of the Duggan
links you have compiled. Would you add my link to your list? My homepage
can be found at: http://www.gis.net/~tpduggan/index.html Also, I don't
know how often you update the list, but I noticed that there were several
pages that were "no longer found".
Just wanted to drop a line...
Tom & Jen Duggan
Home -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Actually I am having a problem with the mailout now. My ISP decided to limit outgoing emails to 100 addresses each and we now have more than 600 of us on the mailing list. I may have to stop the mailout but hopefully everyone will bookmark the site and check it once in a while.........Lyman
Anthony John Duggan
Christened Feb 13, 1853, St. Dunstans, Charlottetown, PEI, No. 54 in
book. Parents: William Duggan, Catherine Kenedy Sponsors: George
Howlan, Ann Nash Thomas Phelan, officiator
My name if J. Conaway Craft. I, too have some information on my
ancestors, the Duggans. Of course, not near as much as you. I follow the
line down to Elizabeth Betsy Duggan who married Samuel Geesling. Our
spellings differ. I realize that this often happens. I have some
information on Cones and Mayos. You two seem to be very outstanding
people. It's really a very small world. I enjoyed your family history.
Keep up the great work I really hope to hear from you soon. I live in
Vidalia, Georgia. J. Craft.
THERE IS A REUNION IN YELLOW SPRINGS,OHIO EVERY YEAR IN AUGUST. MY
GRANDFATHER WAS GEORGE WASHINGTON DUGAN.HE WAS MARRIED TO FLORENCE
BOWLES. MY FATHER WAS WELDA DUGAN FROM ADAMS CO.OHIO.
abigail wondrasek <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Dug(g)an ancestry
Date sent: Wed, 2 Dec 1998 12:34:52 -0500
I am doing research on my Dugan ancestry and was thrilled to find your
website. I looked through the past newsletters on your site, but
unfortunately could not find anything on our family's Dugan line. I was
wondering if you might know of anyone with any information.
My great-great grandfather was Patrick Duggan (listed in the 1880
census as Duggan, then changed to Dugan by the 1900 census; we're not
sure whether the first spelling might have been an accident by the
person taking the census). He was born in 1851 in Ireland (we don't
know where), immigrated to the U.S. in 1868 and settled in western
Pennsylvania. The family says that the Dugans settled in the Cresson,
PA (Cambria County) area, but apparently he and his wife have 2 children
buried in Latrobe, PA (Westmoreland Co.).
Patrick married Mary Brady around the year 1870, and by 1880 they
living in Houtzdale, PA, where they settled (Patrick worked as a coal
miner). They had 11 children: Mary (b.1874), Catherine (b.1878), John
(b.1880), Patrick (my great-grandfather, b.1882), Anna Satatia (b.1884),
Edward (b.1886), Bertha (b.1888), Joseph (b.1892), William (b. 1895),
Relia (b.1896), and Gerald (b. 1898).
My great-grandfather, Patrick Dugan (jr.), then married Mary Haney,
they had 15 children: Kathryn (b.1903), Patrick (b.1904), Sophia
(b.1906), Mary (my grandmother, b. 1907), Juliatte (b.1910), John
(b.1911), Jerome 9b.1913), William (b.1914), Rose (b.1916), Ruth
(b.1917), Allice (b. 1918), Peter Haney (b. 1919), Rita, Margaret, and
Helen (all born after 1920).
If you know of anyone who knows anything about this Dugan line
be thrilled. In the meantime, I'm continuing my research and will
update you as I find more information.
Abigail Sutton Wondrasek
I'm trying to find more on the Dogan/Doogan family that was in Wilkes
NC (Surry and Rowan before that) in the 1760-1790 time frame. My ancestor
John Robins Sr. had a wife, Elizabeth in Wilkes Co. She is said by others
to have been Elizabeth DOGAN, and I'm trying to confirm that. This couple
moved with their adult children first to Franklin Co., GA in the 1790's,
and later to Franklin Co. TN (not adjacent to FCGA), where they both died
in their later years. Can you direct me to information on this clan?
Thanks, Reiley Kidd
Hi, my name is Beverly Herndon, and I'm trying to find out more about
Dugans who lived in the Louisville area.Martin Dugan came from Ireland and
married Ann from Canada no maiden name for Ann. They had 5children oldest
John, then Martin, Frank, sisters Agnes and Ann. Their father worked for
the police department and was keeper at the ClayStreet Station. Looking
for relatives of these people. As John is my greatgrandfather, who
supposedly was married to Rose Caroline Fry(s) they had a son and guess
they were divorced and later the son was put up for adapotion in
Nebrasksa, by a family with the last name of Matthews. Frank and John were
involved in politics in Louisville. John Dugan died at the age of 38. He
worked for the L&N as a machinest and was a foreman there.Served on the
the Board of Councilmen of the 10th ward. Also ran a saloon at 12th and
Market. Was amember of the Jefferson Democracy and of the Mose Green Club.
He attened St. Patrick's parochial school. His sevice's were at the St.
Louis Bertrand Church, burial in St. Louis cemetery. His brother Frank
also ran a saloon for many years and was a prominent Democrat . Also was a
silent partner in the firm printing firm of Smith& Dugan , his brother
Martin was one of the active people in the firm. Martin was aprinter. He
had one son, by the name of John Dugan who worked for Inter-Southern Lfe
Insurance Company. Martin J. Dugan was 65 when he died,was a member of the
Ancient Order of Hibernians, Mackin Council, Y.M.I. and St.Brigid's
Catholic Church. Had four daughters,Lucy, Helen, and Mildred, a son Mark
J. and a Sister Patrice of the Uusuline Sisterhood. Burial in the Calvary
Cemetry. Some of theis information came from my research at the library in
Louisville. If anybody can help me, it will be graetly appreciated.
Hi,my name is Brenda Dugan Pavlisin,I didn't go through all your
newsletters to see if my branch is in there or not,but I thought I'd touch
base with you,and tell you a little bit about the Ohio Dugan's ,the story
goes that a Dugan family was in southern Ohio in the 1700's,they left
their son with a family called the Norman's,while they proceeded out
west,never to be heard from again,no one knows what happened to them,the
boy grew up and married one of the Norman's daughters,I think they had
There is a Dugan reunion held in southern Ohio
Sunday in August,it's been held for well over 100 years,there is also a
geneology book that was put out by one of my cousins years ago,I don't
have a copy,sure wish I did,oh well,I think that cousin's name is Pat
Donaldson.There is an old cemetary down there with the Dugan's and
Norman's graves going back to the 1700's,it's a neat place to go see,and
also some of the original homesites are known to her. If anyone is
interested,my email is firstname.lastname@example.org,I will answer all inquiries
the best I can.Brenda
Hi I am intrested in decendants of Hugh Duggan of Ulster as I am also a decendand of a Hugh Duggan from county Tyrone In Ulster any information you have would be appreciated
Cathal Duggan <email@example.com>
To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
Subject: Michael Duggan/Dugan
Date sent: Tue, 8 Jun 1999 22:29:33 -0400
I was surprised to find the Duggan/Dugan, etc. newsletter while
researching my maternal grandfather, Michael Duggan/Dugan. I don't
know what county he came from, but I had seen his citizenship papers
and the spelling was with 2 g's. However, the story is that he
changed it to only 1 'g'. What is the likelihood of these changes
Michael married Bridget O'Donnell and they lived in the Bronx, NY,
had 6 children:
Edward, Joseph, John, Mary, Ellen and Anne (my mother). I don't know
whether they married here or in Ireland, but I think in NY. I have a bit
of info on Bridget, but I need to find out something about Michael. What
do you suggest?
How can I get the newsletter regularly?
Thanks. Agnes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Note: Our ISP does not allow an email to be addressed to more than 100 people now. It's an anti spam thing. So, I will not be mailing out announcements of new Newsletters again. You can bookmark the homepage and check it every few months.
i am looking for any information on eliza
jane dugan who married samuel rupe.
they lived in ohio kansas, colorado, utah, and idaho.
thanks mary lou faulkner-steadman
Mary Lou you will find the information you
need in the email below :-) Sure makes me feel good when I
see that contact is made :-)
Hello again Lyman,
I'm sending an abbreviated, e mail version of my Dugan lineage chart.
great deal of the information included here was compiled by my great aunt,
Bertha Pearl (Dugan) Hofman. It begins with my ggggrandfather, Sutton
Fowler Dugan, and his siblings. I and several other Dugan "cousins"
believe that Sutton Fowler's parents were probably James Dugan and Hannah
Fowler, who were married May 5, 1808, in Campbell Co, KY. All of Sutton
Fowler Dugan's siblings (Isaac Franklin, James, Sarah, Anna, and Altha or
Althea) were born at least 10 years after Sutton Fowler, and may have been
from a second wife of James Dugan. I'm also investigating the possibility
that James Dugan who married Hannah Fowler, may be the same man as James
Duggan (with 2 g's), born in Tyrell Co, NC in 1790.
1 Isaac Franklin Dugan
+ Emily Berry
2 Richard Dugan
+ Mary Indamay Berry
3 Mamie Edna Dugan
+ Carl Swenson
1 James Dugan
1 Sarah Dugan
+ ? Gardners
1 Anna Dugan
1 Altha (?Althea?) Dugan
1 Sutton Fowler (I) Dugan b Oct 30, 1813 Hardin Co, KY d Feb 17, 1895 May
+ Mary Ann Walker b Aug 12, 1815 OH d July 4, 1904 May Day, KS,
Ebenezer Walker and Sarah ? of Maine
2 Sarah Ann Dugan b 1837 IN d March 4, 1899
+ Watson C. Brees (or Breese)
2 Ebenezer Dugan b March 5, 1839 d Sept 1839
2 Susana Dugan b April 3, 1840 d April 6, 1840
2 Joseph W Dugan b April 3, 1841 Huntersville, IN d Jul 27, 1930
+ Alice Carley m Oct 8, 1865 Audubon Co, IA
2 Lucy Dugan b 1843 IN d Oct 2, 1892 May Day, KS
+ Thomas W Osbourn
2 Eliza Dugan b 1846 OH
+ Samuel Rupe
2 Robert G Dugan b Feb 28, 1849 OH d April 9, 1907 May Day, KS
+ (1st) Clara E Hulin
+ (2nd) Anna Bell Ingram
2 Isaac Dugan b 1851 IN d ? Kansas City
+ Mary Elizabeth Carpenter
2 John F Dugan b Nov 2, 1853 Randolph Co, IN d Aug 25, 1943
+ Nancy Flora Putnam m April 9, 1877
2 William Harper Dugan b Apr 2, 1855 Dewitt Co, IL d Oct 9, 1941 St
+ Mary Jane Putnam m Aug 12, 1877
3 Joseph Edwan Dugan
+ Julia Elizabeth Picolet
4 Gene LaVerne Dugan
+ Eunice Carr
2 James Dugan b Jan 14, 1834 Randolph Co, IN d Apr 26, 1914 near
+ Martha Guilliams b 1834 IN d ? IL daughter of William
3 Sutton Fowler (II) Dugan b 1864 IA
3 William Guilliams Dugan b Feb 28, 1867 IA d Nov 21, 1949
+ Mary Ann ?Dugan? b Feb 14, 1871 May Day, KS
4 Chester Lawrence Dugan b Feb 28, 1914 KS d ? WA
3 David Dugan b Mar 10, 1871 May Day, KS d March 17, 1948
3 Mary Ann Dugan b 1874 KS
+ ? Lewis
3 Melissa Dugan b ? MO
+ ? Bangs
3 Edith Dugan b 1877 IN
+ ? Bayers
3 Aaron Dugan b Apr 17, 1869 May Day, KS d Feb 10, 1892
+ Nellie Alberta Carrington b Apr 21, 1873 Putnam Co, IN d
May 30, 1924
4 Bertha Pearl Dugan b Feb 10, 1893 Clay Co, KS d 1978
+ Carl Edwin Hofman
5 Lucille Hofman
5 Raymond Hofman
4 Bessie Alberta Dugan b Nov 22, 1894 Clay Co, KS d
+ Robert Brodie
5 Arlene Brodie b ca 1925 d 1976?
5 Arden Brodie b ca 1925 (twins)
4 Edna E Dugan b Apr 7, 1897 Clay Co, KS d Nov 6, 1964
+ Ira Edward Farley
5 Leroy Farley b ca 1925
+ Imogene ?Bucholsky?
4 Oscar Claude Dugan b Feb 23, 1901 Zeandale, Riley
+ Elsie Mae Effan m Jul 14, 1928 Peoria, IL
4 Jesse C Dugan b Apr 9, 1903 St George, KS d Jan 6,
4 Jimmie Dugan b April 22, 1905 St George KS d 1976
+ Ilma Glass m July 12, 1925
4 Marjorie Helen Dugan b Jan 29, 1908 St George, KS d
+ Paul McClure m Nov 12, 1929 Manhattan, KS
5 Betty Lou McClure (and others?)
4 Dorothy Winifred Dugan b Oct 25, 1910 St George, KS
+ Joseph Tully
4 Frances Marie Dugan b Aug 18, 1914 St George, KS
+ (1st) Dale Helmlinger
+ (2nd) Ralph Wellman
4 Mabel Genevieve Dugan b Nov 19, 1898 Clay Co, KS d
Clay Co, KS
+ Leland Tell Paro (Perrault) m June 24, 1918
Saline Co, KS
5 Robert Leland Paro b Feb 17, 1919 Clay Co, KS
5 Audrey Lois Paro b 1920 Clay Co, KS
+ Herbert (Bert) Thompson
6 Leslie Thompson b 1942
+ Thaddeus (Ted) Wiggins
7 Sean Wiggins
6 John Leland Thompson b 1953
5 Donis Cleo Paro b Mar 22, 1922 Clay Co, KS
+ Elmer Eugene (Gene) Vaughn b Sept 28, 1921
Adams Co, IA
6 Robert Bruce Vaughn b Dec 19, 1944
6 Steven Craig Vaughn b April 27, 1954
+ Melinda K Kohnen b Feb 11, 1955
Mercer Co, OH
7 Eric Edward Vaughn b Sept 24, 1978
OH 7 Laura Michele Vaughn b Mar 14,
1980 OH 7 Kyle Holden Vaughn b Jan
10, 1988 OH
6 Susan Lee Vaughn (me) b Sept 19, 1961
+ Stephen Boyd Turner b April 22, 1955
7 Leland Christopher Turner b Jan 15,
1981 Manhattan, KS
I'm currently in contact with four other descendants of Sutton Fowler
Dugan, and one descendant of Sutton Fowler's brother, Isaac Franklin
Dugan. All these families were around May Day, Riley Co, KS by the
1860's. Although the town of May Day, KS, no longer exists, the cemetery
is still there, and is the final resting place of many Dugans. About 1/2
mile to the west of the cemetery is a ridge line which is still known as
the "Dugan Hills." I'll be recording information from the cemetery for
inclusion in the USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project, sometime this
summer. It's located at http://www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/index.html .
Well, let me know if you can use this information as is, Lyman.
Thanks a lot, Sue :)
Sue (Vaughn) Turner
I have a list of Dugans also. Let me know if their names can help.I
trying to find the ancestors of Dennis Dugan, my ggrandfather. He arrived
from Ireland (probably Kerry because he stayed with a Kerry group and
married a girl whose father was from Kenmare, Kerry) about 1860. There
are a lot of us in Wisconsin. He lived in Columbia co., WI. His son was
Johnny, my grandfather.
I'm not sure why, maybe
you just want to check out all of the
different versions of the same song, and if there are enough, WHO KNOWS, &
I don't mean to be sarcastic in any way, whatsoever, maybe you COULD make
a songbook with different tunes in it. I'm not sure.
And about THE
WILD COLONIAL BOY, The Ballad of
there's only 1 version (at least that I know of). It goes something like
a Wild Colonial Boy Jack DUGGAN was his name.
He was born & raised in Ireland in a place called Castlemaine. He was his
father's only SON, His mother's PRIDE AND JOY, And dearly did his parents
love The Wild Colonial Boy. At the early age of 16 years He left his
Native Home. And to Australia's sunny shores He was inclined to roam, He
robbed the rich to help the poor, He stabbed James McEvoy, A terror to
Australia was, The Wild Colonial Boy.
One day out on the prairie,
As Jack he rode along,
Listening to the mockingbird,
singing a cheerful song,
Out jumped 3 troopers Brave and Grim,
Kelly, Davis, & Fitzroy,
They thought that they would capture him,
the wild colonial boy
"Surrender now, Jack Duggan,
you see there's 3 to one,
Surrender in the Queen's name,
you are a plundering son!"
Jack drew 2 pistols from his belt
& spun around like a toy,
"I'll fight but not surrender" cried
the wild colonial boy.
He fired a shot at Kelly which brought him to the ground,
point blank at Davis too who fell dead at the sound. But a bullet pierced
his proud young heart, from the pistol of Fitzroy, And that was how they
captured him, the wild colonial boy.
Well, that's the version that I KNOW.
A Friend, lairddavid
HI, My name is Dawn Pattison, I'm 25 years old. I was born July 16,
1973 Norton on Tees England.
I would like your help in finding out some infromation about my family.
My mothers name is Rosemary Weliever her madian name is Duggan. Her fathers
name is John Duggan, he married my grandmother Dorris Duggan Madian name
unknown they had 3 children Rosemary, Pat, and Maureen. My mother married
an American and we currently live in the United States. My parents live in
Riverton, Wyoming. I live in Bemidji, Minnesota. That is all I know about
my family I would like to know more about ancestory but with little
information on them I'm not getting to far. If you have any information
about this I would really appreacate it. Mye-mail address is
Sir, I found your site today and, given that my maternal grandmother'smaiden name was Duggan, I thought I'd have a look. It may interest you to know that my Great-Grandfather, one John Duggan, of Carrick-on-Suir, near Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland, has a chapter devoted to him in the 1901 Methuen book "The Green Sphinx", an Irish travel book by one Bart Kennedy. I don't know if this might help anyone but I offer it just in case!
Best wishes, Paul Bines
Further to my previous message; it occurs to me that I have been somewhat
vague about my family! a brief explanation; unfortunately my grandmother,
Bella Johnson nee Duggan, died a few years ago, before I could get the
family history from her. She was the eldest of, I think, five children,
the others being John, William, Margaret and Sarah. Her father was John
(I don't have to hand the name of my Great Grandmother), and they lived,
if memory serves correctly in Carrick. When John and his wife died,
Bella took care of the family; upon marriage she moved to Clonmel, where
she lived until she died. William lives in Dublin, where
one of his sons works for Aer Lingus in a senior capacity. John still lives in Clonmel. Margaret married and moved to London (my mother, Margaret's niece, married Margaret's husband's brother!) Sarah became a nun and is now based in Bendigo, Australia. Some distant cousins of the family own a jewellers shop in Clonmel, called "Duggan". I don't have dates, but my grandmother was born in the early part of this century (no later than about 1915) All I know of John, my great grandfather is that he was a waiter in a Carrick hotel, where he was interviewed by Bart Kennedy for the aforementioned book (It has been some time since I have seen a copy of this book, I don't currently own a copy, so some of the above details may be slightly inaccurate) I have not made a serious effort to follow the family history, hence the large gaps!
My apologies for the vagueness of this, but I hope it may be of some
Best Wishes, Paul Bines
I am currently trying to trace my Duggan family line. What I know
my great- grandmother Marie Therese Dugan b. July 2 1879or80 d. 1946or7
married Cecil Jay Francisco, and her father was Michael Cornelius Duggan,
or Dugan, b. 1826 d. 1904 who married Bridget Crimins b. 1840 d. 1938 in
1854, his father came from Ireland and that is all I could find out, any
help would be appreaciated, thanks Thomas
Date sent: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 20:45:53
From: "Lore Wizard" <email@example.com>
Hello out there I am a west coast B.C. Duggan. I am the great grandson
of CORNELIUS Duggan
from the irish block near Owen Sound Ontario. I am verry
interested in talking with you about Your family history.
Abel Vincent Duggan
Just to let you know that my mother was a Duggan born in Athlone, Eire, and I would be interested to know more about her.
Here is all I know:
Bettine Elizabeth Duggan
Born: Athlone, Eire,in l910.
Daughter of James Duggan, horse trainer
and Charmaine De Silva, homekeeper
Married Royston Martin HUMPHRY, about 1927. Divorced.
John Eden in Sydney, Australia, in l941.
Two sons by first marriage: Garth Humphry (deceased l986)
One son by 2nd marriage, Shane Eden.
Mrs. Eden (nee Duggan) died in Bull Creek, Western
Australia, aged 81, on 7th October l991.
I would be interested in hearing anything about the Irish side of the
Duggan family, whom I believe lived mainly in the CORK area.
Thank you. Derek J Humphry
Junction City, Oregon
Phone: +541-998-3285. 19 June l999.
Corrections and Additions:
If you would like to make corrections to an earlier post, send me the revised post and I will use it to replace the earlier one
Artist Credits: Celtic Designs by Cari Buziak
Work Credits: Many thanks to Bob Duggan for his assistance in moving over to the new domain and for the detail work on the links page and back issues. Bob has an extensive Genealogy page of his own which can be seen at: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~duggan
Duggan Dugan Dougan Homepage
Please document your Duggan Genealogy and send it to me for publishing and for the Archive. When you have new data, dates etc let me know and they will be published and archived too. Please let meknow the Issue Number so I can go back and make the changes/additions.
Because the Duggan Genealogy Records are Archived and will hopefully be available forever, it is a good idea to include your mailing address with any submission to the newsletter. Think about it, someone may read your posting years from now and have no way to contact you as emailaddress are easily subject to change.
When you make a submission, please include all of your known family data. Dates of birth, death, marriage, and locations for the same, wedding witnesses and the church, ministers name etc,, baptism dates and church, names of cemetarys. Remarks about each person are welcome too. If it ends up being a very large file then I may put the data on a page of its own and refer to it in the Newsletter and put a link on the Duggan Homepage too.
For a very good example, see "Descendants of
William DUGGAN-51 First Generation" at:
ed note: To print this Newsletter, copy it
into a "write" or "worpad" document and print it! Once in "wordpad" it
will be black on white!
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