Category: New Haven

Update on Wrynn/Rynn/Rinn Family of Leitrim, Ireland and New Haven, CT

marriage record

I hadn’t worked on this family for quite awhile, but I recently realized that there were parish registers from the parish they were from in Leitrim on a film that I have on permanent loan at the LDS FHC here. So today I decided to look at the records and see what I could find. …

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The “Washington-Erin Guards” in New Haven

Recently I discovered info about a militia , The Washington-Erina Guards, that was founded in New Haven over ten years before the Civil War broke out. As it turns out, one of my ancestors, James Bannon (Banning) was a founding member. Other names listed as founding members, Thomas Preston (married to Margaret Bannon) was James’ …

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Bannon Family Info Added

I added a page for information on the descendents of James and Margaret Bannon of Ireland and New Haven, CT. You can find the page here:Bannons of Ireland and New Haven