Old Guest book entries.

Name/Ainm: Teresa SMIDDY Barcus
Nationality: American
Comment:
Hi Ann, I tried to post you a message yesterday, but received an error message. I am not sure if it went through or not. I am descended from William SMIDDY who I believe was born 1780 and immigrated from Ireland and married Sarah Good. Do you have any information on him? Also, I read various posts that mentioned a "Smiddy Family Tree Book" published in Ireland. Do you have additional information on that? Thanks so much!
Teresa Smiddy Barcus, Mesquite Texas

Name/Ainm: Teresa SMIDDY Barcus
Nationality: American
Comments:
Thrilled to find your site. I am descended through William SMIDDY (b. 1780 in Ireland) and Sarah GOOD. I live in Texas where a number of SMIDDY's relocated and am looking forward to seeing more when you have time to type it all up. Particularly interested if you have any information on when/where they immigrated from and their parent's info.
Thank you for all your hard work. Not everybody can be a Smiddy! :)


Name/Ainm: Kathleen Soar
Nationality: British
Comments:
Nee Smiddy.

Name/Ainm: Bonnie Peters
Nationality: American (Irish)
Comments:
Hi Ann - I saw my mothers birth (Whitley County) on your website. I am related to Betty Ann Smiddy, she sent out ancestry book to me when I began to research. Is there a Smiddy family reunion in Ireland? , I heard that there was one every year and the American Smiddy's come over. I am sure we are all related somehow.
This is a great site and I am proud to be a Smiddy! Thanks, Bon.

Name/Ainm: Carmel O'Halloran
Nationality: Western Australia
Comments:
Great grandmother Ellen SMIDDY married Patrick Higgins and emigrated to Australia - Victoria. Came from the Ballycotton area. 1860's. Does this sound this familiar to anyone? Saw them on a tree on this site. Carmel


Name/Ainm: Carmel O'Halloran
Nationality: Australian
Comments:
Am delighted and excited to find this site. Had just been through the family tree by ? and found my maternal great grandparents Ellen Smiddy 1836 and Patrick Higgins who emigrated to Victoria Australia after their marriage in 1857 and her parents Mary Boozanne and Timothy Smiddy I visited Ireland in 2002 and caught up with a John Smiddy and Phil Lynch Smiddy. Hope to be back next year Carmel eland in 2002 and caught up with a John Smiddy and Phil Lynch Smiddy. Hope to be back next year Carmel



Name/Ainm: Kevin Smiddy
Nationality:
USA/Irish
Comments:
Dallas, TX USA

Name/Ainm: Peter SMIDDY
Nationality:
Irish

Comments:

Thanks Ann! I'm from Boston, MA originally, my father is Richard, his Father is John Joseph Smiddy who came over to America from Youghal Ireland around 1915. Great site!



Name/Ainm: Ian Terry.
Nationality:  Leeds, UK.
Remote User:

Comments

Hi Ann
I came across your site researching my Terry tree - we have reason to believe that my Terry's,
more recently from Bolton, Lancashire originated from Ireland (possibly around the time of the Rebellion c1800).
I went to Ireland for the very first time last year, stayed in Bandon 20 miles South of Cork - wonderful people and can't wait to go back.
Really nice site with wonderful 'Gaelic Graphics' and you are blessed with good Celtic looks too!
Best regards

Name/Ainm: Thomas NICHOLLS (TROY Family)
Nationality:
USA

Comments

Ann,
I saw some Troy information you placed on a Troy website in the USA. My grandfather was born in Whitechurch District near Aglish, County Waterford. I was trying to understand how we may be related.
July 2007


Name/Ainm:
Allan SMIDDY
Nationality:
Australian
 

 Comments:
An interesting site. There are relatively few Smiddy families in Australia. My family, I believe, arrived here in Queensland via Melbourne in the late 1800's from England. My great grandfather worked on sugar farms / mills in north Queensland in the early part of last century. A short family history indicative of a nation with a short history.



June 2007






Name: Christopher R. SMIDDY 
Nationality: American
Remote User:
Comments: Hello Ann, My great grandparents were Reuben Smiddy and Ester Hicks Smiddy of Campbell County Tennessee. My great grandfather was their son Caswell. You have created a terrific site, and it is beautiful!
October 2006

Name: Michael Joseph KELLY
Nationality:American
Remote User:
Comments: Great research!
September  2006



Name:
Christine SMIDDY 
Nationality:
American
Remote User:
Comments: You have created a truly fabulous site.
June 2006


Name:
William Tom SMIDDY III
 
Nationality:

Comments: This is a great site!

May 2006

Name/Ainm: Dustin Peter Brian SMIDDIE 

Comments:

Oct. 2005



Name/Ainm:
Adam KELLY
Nationality:
British

Comments

Hi Anne Finally got around to looking at your website, when I say look around I could spend days reading it all, it's amazing, a little bit more than a family tree! I wonder If I am related to Michael Kelly from Sudbury, my folks live in Essex. I will enquire. Hope your well and putting your seating expertise into good practice. Have a good summer. Look me up if you are in the area, Cheers Adam.
May 2005


Name/Ainm:
Betty Ann SMIDDY 
Nationality:
American
 Comments:
Hi Ann - My name is Betty Ann Smiddy and your site is the greatest! I have extensive records on the Smiddys of Tennessee and Kentucky which fought in the American Revolutionary War. I will freely share my information with you. Exactly who was the original immigrant to US would be before 1772? I have been to the National Library in Dublin and their records do not go back that far. Do you know if anyone has looked at records in Youghal for early Smiddys? Thank you for this site!! Betty Ann
April 2005

Name/Ainm: Gerald W. COLBERT 
Nationality:
American
Dear ANN, What an amazing and informative Website you have created! I just came across your website and I compliment you for doing a great job. I have already seen a Mary Coffee on your site and I think I am related? Can you tell me more about her and her Husband? Gerry
April 2005 


Name/Ainm:
Charles SMIDDY 
Nationality:
American
A surprisingly unique site, I enjoyed looking around. Has the potential to become a great source of information. Thanks for sharing.
2004


Name/Ainm:
Julie TUNNICLIFF 
Nationality:
British

Comments:

Hi Ann, great site - will have proper look when I stop drowning in paperwork!!! 
e2004


Name/Ainm:
Kevin KELLY
Nationality:
Canadian

Comments:

Hi Ann 
Kevin, brother of Michael Kelly here. I really love the painting of your welcome page. Who is the painter? Do you mind me using it as wallpaper on my computer? Being a great reader of nineteenth century writers the painting really appeals to me. My brother always accuses me of being stuck in that century. Michael is more of the genealogy master than I could ever hope to be but I do listen when he speaks about our family history and I appreciate the work that goes into it. Mike works pretty hard at it. I may be going offline in about two weeks but I'm glad to have met beforehand. 
cheers Kevin Kelly.
2004


Name/Ainm:
Tina KELLY
Nationality:
Canadian

Comments:

Hello Ann. 
I'm Michael's mom and he passed the address of your website onto me. I am very impressed by it and the work you have taken on. My husband Patrick who died on Apr 4th this year was the son of Hannah Mary Gould. He is also working on my ancestry as well but it is a little more complicated. It was my good fortune to go to Ireland in 1988 and got to visit a lot of cemeteries, especially in Youghal. 
2004


Name/Ainm:
Michael KELLY
Nationality:
Canadian

Comments:

Hi Ann, I love your web page. It's well laid out and fun to browse. Your genealogical research is also very impressive. Ann, there is much to celebrate in the work you've done here. 
Cheers, Michael Kelly Sudbury, Ontario, Canada 
2004