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The Long Family Tree


  Long Family. Dublin. Year 2012

Family History

The history of this family Tree, Began in 1989. I spoke to my Father Joe Long, who told me a few stories about his life in Cork as a young man. And my Mother Anne Tomsett of her time in "Hiltonville" in Rathmines,Dublin. That started a chain of events that has seen me Study Geneology and trace my Family Tree back to 1608.

Ireland

Who built the world, the Irish of course. I have looked at a lot of Geneology Websites and most if not all their earliest decendents came from Ireland. And mine were no different. The Irish paved the way for future Generations to follow, they dug the road's they built the bridges, they built the Sky Scrapers, they all payed there way, some even payed with there Live's.

Delve

I would like to take this opportunity to invite you to probe through my Family tree, their are many Skeletons there, but Alas no Money.

   
FEATURE ARTICLES
 

John Joseph Long This is the story of my Dad. A Cork Man Born in Dublin. After a brief conversation about times gone past, it got me thinking.

Sergeant Thomas Griffin. This is the story of the shooting dead, of one of Ireland's earliest Garda. Thomas was a first cousin of my dad. And I received a Medal of Honour from the Garda Commissioner.

My Aunt Virginia Haines-O'Driscoll.This is the True Story of the Hard times in Ireland in the 1900. I only found out Virginia's story after we had buried her.

Michael H Dowling This is the Sensational story of Michael Dowling and Kathleen O'Sullivan. They left Ireland to start a new life in America. What transpired is just breathtaking.

Mary May Frances Dowling This is the Sensational story of Mary Dowling. Sr Mary Dowling's story, is a Book come Film just waiting to happen. One Day.

Catherine Kate Long This is an amazing story of a young Irish girl, married in Cork Ireland. Moves away to America to begin a whole new life, and she will go down in History in Boston Massachusetts.

 
PLEASE CONTACT ME
 

If you have any questions or comments about the information on this site, please contact me at familyinfo@alanlong.net. I look forward to hearing from you.


  

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