to the Newfoundland/Ireland genealogy portion of Gathering.
The ancestors listed within the Gathering's NFLD section are my
currently have little in the way of accurate data for early ancestors
of the 4 main branches of the family and have had to rely mainly
on the memory of the older generations and sketchy records. This
site will not deal with Ireland directly as I have been unable
to pinpoint where most of the original Newfoundland settlers came
from in Ireland.
will soon be updating some of the data for this section as a correspondant
has supplied me with some vital information that fills in a number
of gaps and corrects some errors that I had in the data for one
of the Byrne families.
link section will also soon be constructed. In the meantime, if
you have a favorite Newfoundland related web site that you find
useful please email to me and I'll check it out.
four main family branches dealt with here are:
on any of the above surnames to view the genealogical data of
Doody branch hails from Mosquito, Colinet Island, St. Mary's
Byrne (2) family hails from the Harricot/Holyrood area of
Brennan folks hail from Little Paradise, Placentia Bay,
Byrne (1) branch hails from the Great (Big) Paradise/South
East Bight areas of Placentia Bay, NFLD.
to the Women
created them beautiful and foolish.
so that the men would love them,
foolish so that they would love the men."
the book, Fat-Back & Molasses