Sunday, March 6, 2011

A Potential Clue to My Irish Families

My Irish lines have given me troubles ever since I began researching. I recently located an obituary which may give me a few more leads from which to work. 

A search of online newspapers at the Quincy, Illinois, library website located this reference which mentions a first cousin (Janie Neill) of my great-grandfather as a surviving niece. The Bryces are not related to me directly--however, it might be worth my time to research a little into this woman as her family and my Neill family apparently were neighbors in Ireland before their immigration. 

One problem is that the sisters in Pennsylvania are un-named. I have few ideas for working around that problem. 

This clipping is from 
The Quincy Daily Journal
Wednesday, September 17, 1913
Page: 3
We'll have a complete citation when the clipping appears in Casefile Clues.

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