Vere Foster:

Emigrants from County Louth

1856

 

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1856 Emigrants

 

During the summer of 1856 there was great controversy surrounding the emigration of these young Louth women, mainly to Canada West, via Drogheda, Liverpool and New York. The full story can be found in:

 

Brendan Hall, 'Vere Foster's County Louth Emigrants, 1856' in the Journal of the Genealogical Society of Ireland, Vol. 2, No. 2, Summer 2001. (Also published in 'Families', the journal of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Vol. 40 No. 4, 2001. See http://www.ogs.on.ca/). Or click Here for an account of the 1856 emigrants' story.

 

See also:

Brendan Hall, 'Vere Foster and the City of Mobile' in the Journal of the Genealogical Society of Ireland, Vol. 3, No. 1, Spring 2002, or click Here for an account of the 1857 emigrants' story.

and

http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/children/Organizations/foster.html

 

Click here for the GSI web site

Vere Foster

 

 

VERE FOSTER LOUTH EMIGRATION LISTS, 1856

From The Newry Examiner and Louth Advertiser (ex The Irish American), July 23 1856

 

Name, Age, From, Ship, Destination, State, Notes

 

The Simcoe

Brady Elizabeth, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool  05/06/1856

Byrne Margaret, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, New York, NY, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Campbell Mary, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Cassidy Mary, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Conelly Ann, 24, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Conelly Catherine, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Crany Mary, 22, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Craven Catherine, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Chillcothe, Ohio, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Cummerford Catherine, 18, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Devlin Jane, 18, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Devlin Maria, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Downes Catherine, 19, from County Louth, Calhoun, New York, NY, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Durnin Biddy, 16, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Fanning Bridget, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, Boston, Mass, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Flanagan Bridget, 18, from County Louth, Calhoun, Boston, Mass, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Gallagher Peter, 23, from County Louth, Calhoun, New York, NY, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Halligan Ann, 24, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Harmon Ann, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, New York, NY, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Hickey Judith, 23, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Kavanagh Margaret, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Kelly Mary, 22, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

King Betty, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Lamb Margaret, 25, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Lannon Mary, 19, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Levins Patrick, 22, from County Louth, Calhoun, Boston, Mass, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Magee Rose, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Magennis Bridget, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Matthews Bridget, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Providence, RI, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Matthews Mary, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

McAvoy Ann, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

McCabe Bridget, 16, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

McDonald Bridget, 18, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

McGuire Ann, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

McGuire Catherine, 24, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

McKeown Bridget, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, Brooklyn, NY, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

McKeown Mary, 23, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Murray Mary, 18, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

O'Brien Ann, 19, from County Louth, Calhoun, New York, NY, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

O'Neill Margaret, 20, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Poor Catherine, 28, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Quigly Margaret, 17, from County Louth, Calhoun, Bradford, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

Smyth Bridget, 16, from County Louth, Calhoun, Simcoe, CW, Dept. Liverpool 05/06/1856

 

 

 

The Lady Franklin

 

Barton Alice, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Bellew Maria, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Brady Anna, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Brady Catherine, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Brady Mary, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Brady Rose, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Paterson, NJ, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Byrnes Catherine, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Amiensville, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Byrnes Ellen, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Amiensville, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Campbell Anne, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Campbell Mary, 19, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Campbell Mary, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Carney Bridget, 22, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Carroll Mary, 19, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Carrollan Catherine, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Carry Biddy, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Clarke Mary, 25, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Coleman Margaret, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Condra Anna, 22, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Conlon Anne, 17, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Newburg, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Connor Mary, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Creaton Catherine, -, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Cummerford Mary, 21, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Cunningham Andrew, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Cunningham Bridget, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Drumgoole Margaret, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Duffy Anne, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Duffy Anne, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Duffy Elizabeth, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Durnin Mary, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Flanagan Ellen, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Gaherty Mary, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Gartland John, 25, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Boston, Mass, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Gartland Mary, 22, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Boston, Mass, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Green Mary, 17, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Grimes Bessy, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Grimes Catherine, 17, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Hand Jane, 14, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Sisters of Mercy for Seneca Falls, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Kernan Ellen, 17, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Lamb Mary, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Mackle Margaret, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Malone Margaret, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Malone Mary, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Marron Rose, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Mathews Margaret, 37, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Mathews Margaret, 14, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Troy, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Mathews Mary, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

McArdle Margaret, 17, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

McCanna Margaret, 21, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

McCormack Catherine, 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

McDonald Mary, 21, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

McIntegart Eliza, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

McLean Catherine, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

McNeill Anne, 14, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Rochester, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Meade Anna, 17, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Murphy Bridget, 23, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Troy, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Murphy Jane, 21, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Murphy John, 21, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Troy, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Murphy Mary, 22, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Troy, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

O'Brien Catherine, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Reilly Margaret, 17, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Richmond, S.I., arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Reynolds Essy, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Rogers Anne, 26, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Sanders Isaac, 22, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Boston, Mass, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Shallcross Henrietta, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Sheridan Patrick, 26, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Boston, Mass, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Skelly Catherine, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Smith Catherine, 16, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Smith Kate (Bridget), 20, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Taffe Anna, 15, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Tiernan Jane, 18, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, Port Dover, CW, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

Victory Anne, -, from area of Ardee, Lady Franklin, New York City, NY, arrived NY ex Liverpool 24/05/1856

 

[NOTE: The Lady Franklin departed Liverpool on 15/05/1856]

 

 

The Orient

 

Anglin Bridget, 18, from Clare or Louth, Orient, Brooklyn, NY, dep. Liverpool 09/06/1856

Burke Honora, 14, from Clare or Louth, Orient, Brooklyn, NY, dep. Liverpool 09/06/1856

Butler Mary, 17, from Clare or Louth, Orient, New York, dep. Liverpool 09/06/1856

Duffy Winifred, 22, from Clare or Louth, Orient, Springfield, MS, dep. Liverpool 09/06/1856

Fitzpatrick, Margaret, 20, from Clare or Louth, Orient, Amsterdam, NY, dep. Liverpool 09/06/1856

 

 

 

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1857 Emigrants

 

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VERE FOSTER ‘CITY OF MOBILE’ EMIGRANTS 1857

 

The following are the names and mailing addresses provided by Vere Foster for those young people in his care who travelled from Ireland on the ‘City of Mobile’, arriving in New York on 01 July 1857.

 

In care of the Rev. Edmund O'Connor, Canandaigua, New York:

 

Casey Margaret

Clinton Mary

Clinton Mary

Dullihan Bridget

Hawkey Alice

Keelan Bessy

Lannon Mary

Mathews Margaret

Mathews Thomas

M'Dermott Margaret

Oaks Ann

Oaks Rose

Quigley Rose

Rooney Mary

Smith Mary

Smith Mary

Sweeney Mary

Tierney Bridget

 

 

In care of the Rev. James Hennessey, P.P. Detroit, Michigan:

 

Bennett Eleanor

Byrne Catherine

Carroll Alice

Conlan Rose

Haitsin Mary

Hanratty Ann

Jordan Ann

Keelan Ann

Kiernan Bridget

Quinn Alice

Sheeran Mary

Smith Catharine

Woods Mary (Feeragh)

 

 

In care of the Very Rev. D. Dunne, P.P. St. Patrick's Church Chicago, Illinois:

 

Agnew Bess

Begneil Ann

Brennan Mary

Caffry Thomas

Cassidy Bridget

Coleman Bridget

Duffy Rose

Ebbitt Bess

Farquhar Mary

Fay Mary

Fitzpatrick Ann

Flynn Ann

Gaffney Ellen

Henry Alice

Kale Catherine

Keane Catherine

Kielan Catherine

Matthews Julia

Morris Eliza

Porter Eliza

Thompson Margaret

Ward Catherine

Woods Ann

Woods Mary (Greenmount)

 

 

In the care of the Rev. Michael McFaul, Janesville, Wisconsin:

 

Boylan Mary

Breen Ann

Butler Darkey

Carolan Margaret

Carroll Mary

Clarke John

Cummerford Eliz'h

Doyle Thomas

Duff Mary

Dunnigan James

Durnin Bridget

Ginnity Margaret

Grimes Mary

Heeney Michael

Hoey Mary

Hoey Rose

Kinahan Lawrence

Leach Ann

Leach Ann

Loughran Ellen

Lyons Margaret

Magaulay Bridget

Mallon Bessy

McConnin John

McCormack Rose

McGeogh John

McGeogh Mary

McGuire Ann

McKeown Mary

McKeown Mary

Mukettrick Bridget

Murphy John

Murphy Margaret

Murphy Sarah

Rodgers Patrick

Rourke Jane

Tallin John

Ward Patrick

White Catherine

 

For a full account of the controversy surrounding the ‘City of Mobile’ emigrants, see Hall, Brendan, ‘Vere Foster and the 'City of Mobile'’ in Journal of the Genealogical Society of Ireland, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2002 or click Here.

 

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