Those  Far Away Places  of Our Ancestors
Tracing Our ......Donohue, Hackett, Mahan, Brett, Ryan    Roots
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Atlantic Ocean,    County Kerry,
Listowel Township, North E of Tralee
County Kerry, Listowel Township,
Knockanure, Kilmeany
Road Map of Listowel to Kilmeany
Atlantic to Tralee  to  Listowel Area
A Ship at Queenstown Port in Co. Cork,
Where Timothy Sailed from around 1855.
The Port is now named
Typical Cross-Atlantic Passenger Sailing Ships - Heading for 'Americay'
Ships at Bottom
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Our Big Hope is to someday identify some of
the Ships that Timothy or Bridget or James &
Margaret Mahan Sailed to America Upon, and
then locate and post the pictures on our web
site.  .....   Keep Looking..!
Ross Castle, Killarney, County Kerry
Ancient seat of the O'Donoghue Kings
of Ireland situated in Lough Leane.
Map to Ross, Tralee, Listowel Click Here
See Ross Castle, Killarney Area
County Kerry, Listowel Township, Knockanure, Kilmeany
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From the Info we gained at St.Agnes in Menands,NY and the Albany Records,  Timothy Donohue and Bridget  Hackett , arrived in
Albany, NY from County Kerry, Ireland around 1850 - 60'ish.  We assume they came separately and met each other in Albany, where
they Wed, December 8, 1861.

Bridget had brothers Michael & Daniel. At this time we are unaware of any siblings etc of Timothy.
Timothy sailed from Queenstown(now Cobh), County Cork,  and the Hackett's sailed from Liverpool, coming from Kilmeany,
(Listowel Parish), County Kerry, Ireland.

In 1850-51, James Mahan and his wife, Margaret Brett and their three children Bartholomew, John and Peter (our GrandFather)
sailed to America and settled in Watertown, NY.   Around 1880, Peter married Mary Ryan in Rensselaer, NY.