Genealogical and Historical Research Service in County Louth, Ireland - Joe Biden ancestors


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 US  President  and  former  Vice  President,
 Joe  Biden,
and  his  Irish  Finnegan  Ancestors.

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Further Emigrants from County Louth that settled in Seneca County, New York.

It was not only persons from the Cooley area of County Louth that settled in Seneca County, NY, but also emigrants from other parts of the county. See attached selection in:- Emigrants_Further-County-Louth-Emigrants.xlsx. Some more information maybe on the original document.

This short list, to be added to as records found, only includes some sources where actual County or place in County Louth was mentioned.


      In addition descendants of persons from other parts of Ireland, and not of the Roman Catholic faith, also settled in Seneca County.  A death in the Ovid-Bee, dated 2 April 1851, stated:-

‘Died in this town [Ovid?] on the 26th ult. Andrew Dunlap Sr. in his 92nd year. The deceased was a pioneer of this western country. He was a native of Bucks County, Pa.a and a descendant of Irish Protestants; some of whose ancestors were slain in the memorable siege of Derry.  …. In the year 1789 he started with two brothers and a brother-in-law (Joseph Wilson, deceased) to seek a home in the “far west”. Following the track of Sullivan, they found this now rich and beautiful county in its native wildness – here lived and died and is buried - - - - lamented by - - friends and family,  - - was a kind husband and - - affectionate but firm father.’



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