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Sixmilebridge / Clonlea

Sixmilebridge / Clonlea

Luke Manning


Luke Manning was born in April, 1840 in Sixmilebridge. County Clare.  He emigrated in 1849, leaving from Liverpool on the ship Washington. He lived at 1 Broadway.   In 1856 (when he opened a bank account), it listed his father, Patrick, as living in Brooklyn and his mother, Kate, as deceased. He had two brothers, James and Patrick, living in NYC--meaning Manhattan. (Brooklyn at that time was a separate city.

Michael Maloney

Michael Maloney was born approx 1876 in Sixmilebridge, County Clare.  He lived in Brooklyn, New York and was married to Annie Burke.  Her mother was Sabina Fallon Burke and it is believed that she was also from County Clare.  There are several Michaels and Annies in New York around this time and family are really interested to see if they can figure out exactly which one this is - let us know if you can help.