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by Rob
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: History, Genealogy and General Discussion
Topic: Welcome to the McFadden Project message board!
Replies: 19
Views: 5590

Re: Welcome to the McFadden Project message board!

Rob: We may be related as my family is also from Creeslough, but much more recently. My parents came to the US in 1956. I am from the "Dinny-Paddy-Owen" branch of the family. My Dad was Denis (b1926-d2009), his father was also Denis (a/k/a "wee Dinny"), my great grandpa was Deni...
by Rob
Sat May 20, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Y-DNA Testing
Topic: McFaddens - the Canadian Connection
Replies: 6
Views: 663

Re: McFaddens - the Canadian Connection

No problem. When you join a project, the results are automatically visible to everyone in the project (unless you choose to make them private). This allows us to pool information and provide some analysis. The group of McFaddens you are in already has multiple branches going back a few hundred years...
by Rob
Fri May 19, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Y-DNA Testing
Topic: McFaddens - the Canadian Connection
Replies: 6
Views: 663

Re: McFaddens - the Canadian Connection

I noticed that your results have just come in. A couple things: - To start, you do match one of our groups of McFaddens. I have placed you in "R-M269 > P312 > L21 > DF13 > DF49 > M222 Group 3 ," which can be seen here: https://www.familytreedna.com/public/mcfadden/default.aspx?section=ycol...
by Rob
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: History, Genealogy and General Discussion
Topic: Bernard McFaden (McFadden) from County Tyrone
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Re: Bernard McFaden (McFadden) from County Tyrone

Hi Glenn. I've been tinkering with group labels and the lineage page is not yet updated. The important thing is that I have you grouped with one other person in the project. This person has unfortunately not been able to trace their line back to Ireland yet, and so they wouldn't yet be of much assis...
by Rob
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Y-DNA Testing
Topic: McFaddens - the Canadian Connection
Replies: 6
Views: 663

Re: McFaddens - the Canadian Connection

Hi, welcome to the project. It will be interesting to see how your results fit in. Let me know if you have any questions.
by Rob
Fri Dec 23, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: History, Genealogy and General Discussion
Topic: Meaning of McFadden misinterpreted?
Replies: 1
Views: 330

Re: Meaning of McFadden misinterpreted?

It's an interesting point and I think input from Irish or Scottish Gaelic speakers would be necessary. I couldn't claim to be an expert in this area, but I do know that the translation of Páidín to "little Patrick" has been around for some time. You can find it in the notes of John O'Donov...
by Rob
Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: History, Genealogy and General Discussion
Topic: Co Antrim McFadden
Replies: 4
Views: 763

Re: Co Antrim McFadden

Hi Iris. If your grandmother was born in 1896, it's almost certain that a civil marriage record would exist for her parents. Have you looked for William and Annie's marriage record?
by Rob
Fri Jul 22, 2016 4:23 pm
Forum: Y-DNA Testing
Topic: Project Results and Wish List (updated Oct. 30)
Replies: 6
Views: 1708

Re: Project Results and Wish List (updated June 22)

Good Morning to all in this Great Project! This weekend I will be attending my American families 2016 reunion in Michigan. Their paternal Great Grandfather & mine were brothers. It's an amazing thing this genealogy research, I found them by chance/fate on the campus of the University of Notre D...
by Rob
Thu Jul 07, 2016 10:47 am
Forum: History, Genealogy and General Discussion
Topic: McFaddens in the 1790 US Census
Replies: 0
Views: 457

McFaddens in the 1790 US Census

http://themcfaddenproject.com/history/mcfaddens-in-the-1790-united-states-census/ Please Note: – 1790 head of household census data no longer exists for Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, or Tennessee. – No McFadden heads of household were listed in Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, V...
by Rob
Sun Jul 03, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: History, Genealogy and General Discussion
Topic: McFaddens in the American Revolutionary War
Replies: 0
Views: 594

McFaddens in the American Revolutionary War

http://themcfaddenproject.com/history/mcfaddens-in-the-american-revolutionary-war/ The following McFaddens are listed in the Daughters of the American Revolution Ancestor Database, which is an indication that they likely have living descendants: MCFADDEN, ALEXANDER Ancestor #: A076726 Service: NORT...

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