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Irish Roots Cafe: Genealogy and History. week 114
From the Irish Roots Cafe Broadcast Network.

Free Research Help at the National Archives
Expert Genealogists will help you one to one
U.S. National Archives, Central Plains Region

All Nationalities Wanted
Today we talk with the genealogy volunteers
at the National Archives regional branch in
Kansas City.  These are the originals, folks –
three of them have been helping visitors find
success for 26 years, each.

State of the Art Facilities
The dedication of the new location for the
archives was completed this morning, and
I was generously given access to these experts
who have helped thousands find family roots
over the last 3 decades.  The are here all year
long to help you – For Free.
The brand new facilities are located at:
400 w. Pershing Road
Kansas City, Missouri  64108
www.archives.gov/central-plains

Listen to the Podcast
This episode and the one following it, are
best understood by listening to the podcast.
Here are some of the subjects we cover today:
The Soundex; The U.S. Census; Indians & Schools;
Black Irish; Sicilian Irish mitochondrial DNA;
Preservation of important papers; Indian Census;
Indian adoptions; MINK; State Census Records;
Iowa online census; Border wars and family
research; Kansas Nebraska Act; Trail of Tears;
46.000 Federal Prison Records indexed to date;
Cherokee, Seminole, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw
Indian tribes; early Scottish ….

A special thank you to Kimberlee Reid and
Jennifer Audsley for allowing this podcast
to be made and for a great dedication event.
Our great appreciation to the expert genealogy
researchers who have shared so much with
so many over the years.  They come highly
recommended.  Go see them today !

Some Surnames mentioned in this episode:
Park, Patterson, Jenkins, Kirk, Klinkenberg, Avery,
Hill, McElligott, Harper……

Listen to todays podcast by clicking below:
http://www.irishroots.com/podcast/podcast114.mp3

National Archives web page for genealogists
http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/

Timeline for this weeks audio broadcast:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/97/152/

Subject                           Time
The Census                      1:35
Indian Study Group,         2:25
Trail of Tears:                 ——
Naturalizations:                6:15
Black Irish:                       6:50,   13:40
Indian Census:                13:53
State Census, KS, IA. :     14:35
Paper Preservation:         17:25
Federal Prison Rec’s.:      19:45
NARA web page, email:   20:30
Getting Help:                   25:00
Black Welshman:              13:40
Sicilian-Irish DNA:           28:55
You are welcome here:    32:10
Beginner Tips:                ——-
MINK branch:                  38:45

Total Elapsed Time:         41:43
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Coming Up:
Interviews at the genealogy / family history fair at the National Archives

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his field including numerous hard bound books; guides;
newsletters; podcasts; videos and hundreds of articles.
Today, he hosts the first weekly broadcast on Irish Family
History at www.Irishroots.com

The founder of the Irish Roots Cafe, he also publishes
great works of history, including ‘The Annals of Ireland by
the Four Masters'; and Keatings ‘History of Ireland’.

He recently completed the Irish Families Project,
a 34 book set on Irish Family History, published by the Irish
Genealogical Foundation.
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Irish Roots Cafe Broadcast Network: Genealogy and History. week 111

Among Todays Topics:

1)  The Irish Family Name of the Week is:  McCullough
2)   National Archives Genealogy Fair
3)  The Book of the Month is:  County Antrim and Belfast Genealogy
4)   Oscar Winner: Daniel Day Lewis in County ——-
5)   Irish Singalong from the 1800’s
6)   DNA convicts the Irish of invasion
7)   Irish Video of the Day:  Irish Bull

Timeline for this weeks audio broadcast:
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/97/152/

This Weeks Topics:            1:15
Notes from Mike:               2:15
Book of the Month:            5:44
Irish Name of the Day:       9:14
Websites of the Week:      14:20
Curious News and Notes:  16:45

Time: 24:09
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Notes This Week:

Planned Live Events:
1)  The National Archives Genealogy Fair and Dedication. The Grandson of
Harry S. Truman will be the Guest Speaker.
We will be there on Saturday the 23rd.  Check out our events page at:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=67116438598
And the page at the National Archives web page:
http://www.archives.gov/central-plains/kansas-city/dedication/

2)  This month we are planning an Irish singalong of Irish Songs from the
1800’s and, we are also collecting some history on the same. Here is our event page:
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=77049667851

3) Last weeks Song podcast featured a recitation from West Clare.
This week we continue the discussion, but on some History of Irish
dance, including Ireland, Berkeley, KC, and Boston.
Irish Song and Recitation Festival is on Irishroots.com or iTunes:
http://www.irishroots.com/podcast3/rss.xml or
iTunes tag:    http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=269126035
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Book of the Month:
County Antrim and Belfast Genealogy and Family History Notes
http://www.irishroots.com/id4527.htm
This book is from the Irish Families project and covers County Antrim.
The first book in the series is the Book of Irish Families, great and small,
which also includes history of families in County Antrim.
Here is the contents page from Co. Antrim and Belfast genealogy book

C o n t e n t s

List of Books, ISBN data………………………….
Illustration from an earlier work………………..

P a r t   O n e
Introduction to Sources; Birth Index……………..
National Resource List …………………………..
Local Resource List………………………………
Names in County Antrim ………………………..

P a r t    T w o
The complete existing returns from the ‘census’ of 1659, showing
the methods of spelling  family names and place names at that
time in history…..

P a r t    T  h r e e
Coats of Arms and Genealogical Notes.
Arms connected in some way to the county, as taken from the
Irish Book of Arms.  The original listings provide specific locations
for families, and clues for future research……………………..

P a r t    F o u r
Finding Locations……………………………….
County Map………………………………………
Index of Place Names, ancient & modern. A sampling of place
names to assist in finding locations in the county, as taken from
the Master Book of Irish Placenames………………………..

Index

The introduction also gives the following families as among
those in Antrim and Belfast:
The birth index of Ireland finds the following families
most numerous in County Antrim:  (Possible variant spellings after
each name have been added) :

Smith…………..Smyth………Smythe
Johnston…….Johnson…….Johnstone
Stewart………Steward……Stewert
Wilson………..Willson……..Wilsone
Thompson…Thomsone……Tompson
O’Neill………..O’Neil…….O’Nealle
Campbell……Cambell……Cample
Moore…………More……..Moor
Bell……………….Beel…….Ball
Robinson……Robenson……Robinsen
Millar………..Miller……….Miler
Brown………..Browne……Broun
Boyd……………Boid……Boyde
Scott…………….Scote…..Scot
Graham…….Grahm…..Grayham
Reid…………….Reed…..Read
Martin……….Martyn…….Martyne
Kerr……………Carr…………..Karr
Hamilton…..Hamiltone……Hamelton

( end of book extract )
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Coming Up:  Video of the Irish Bull on Rampage in Mayo Supermarket
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Thanks to all of our members – without you these
podcasts would not be possible –  !
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Irish Family Name of the Day:
McCullough

Todays family history in honor of member:  Marcia Sue Patrick of Houston, TX
Searching For: Willam Jackson McCullough-born in Armagh 1828 and
Mary Jane Duncan-born in Armagh 1828. Married in New York in 1848
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Related Spellings of the Name
Cullough, M’Cullough. MacCullough, McCullow, M’Culla, M’Cullah,
McCulloch……

Varient Spelling Groups: #1289…
(Taken from the Master Guide to the Various Spellings
of Irish Family Names) http://www.irishroots.com/id4918.htm

History of the Name
Most of the name of McCullough etc.., are of Scots origin, being
found mainly in the province of Ulster in Ireland.  Some Irish families
of the name of Mac Cu Uladh, are also said to have adopted the name.
Families of the name of Cullow and MacCullow are traditionally
linked to Co. Tyrone, centered near Gortin in that county.

copyright 2007, IGF, based in part upon
The Book of Irish Families, great and small
http://www.irishroots.com/id4098.htm
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Irish Family Coats of Arms
Here is some of the information given in the Irish Book of Arms
http://www.irishroots.com/id4861.htm

1)  Not Found in the Irish Book of Arms
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Coming Up Later in this episode:
Irish proven invaders in Scotland
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The Free Master Index Search of Irish Names
at Irishroots.com finds the family name 26 times
including the following examples :
http://www.irishroots.com/content/view/21/45/

1)  Co. Tyrone Genealogy and Family History Notes
2)  1659 Census of Ireland
3)  The Families of County Clare, Ireland
4)  several listings in Co. Antrim Genealogy and Family History Notes.
5)  Surnames of Ireland by Neafsey
6)  Cullough  and McCullough- Missouri Irish
7)  Mac, Mc, and O, names in 17th-20th century records.
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Websites of the Week:

1)  http://mcculloughgenealogy.net/?page_id=6
Links to McCullough Resources
According to McCullough web page Did You Know:
There are 88,799 MCCULLOUGH’s in the US and
McCullough is the 739th most common name… US Census Bureau

Video:
2)  http://my.liveireland.com/video/irish-bull-goes-awol-in-shop
Irish Bull in Ballinrobe, Mayo, Ireland Supermarket

Video:
3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-uk8fZi82g
Feis Ceoil RVIA – Sean Nos Dance Class strutt their stuff at the Rhine Valley Festival…..but I thought Sean Nos was solo !!

4) National Archives page for genealogy:
http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/
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Curious News and Notes
1)  Finally DNA shows Ireland invades Scotland around 500 AD
Scots living on Islay, Harris, Skye, and Lewis have strong ties to Irish Roots.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/highlands_and_islands/7976510.stm

2)  Think tank says recession is worlds worst since the 1930’s in Ireland
http://www.independent.ie/national-news/weve-never-had-it-so-bad-esri-warns-1722550.html

3)  Oscar winner, Daniel Day Lewis, Irish actor, is the first to get the Freedom of
Wicklow Award, for the honor brought to the county and his acting contributions
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/8021835.stm

4)   They are considering a ban on horses on beaches in Northern Ireland, after getting
a complaint every month. Lounging on beach not compatable with horse racing on beach.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/8027495.stm

5)  Journal of (Irish) Music, includes traditional music of course. 6 issues yearly.
http://journalofmusic.com/

6)   Irish Fireside Shows us Ireland is attracting Chinese tourists:
http://irishfireside.wordpress.com/2009/04/20/ireland-attracting-chinese-tourists/
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The Irish Roots Cafe
Box 7575
Kansas City, Missouri 64116

Leave your message or report on things in your part
of the world, when you call my phone recorder at:
816 256-3360
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Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/groups.php?ref=sb

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About Your Host
A one of a kind resource, Mike is the most published author
his field including numerous hard bound books; guides;
newsletters; podcasts; videos and hundreds of articles.
Today, he hosts the first weekly broadcast on Irish Family
History at www.Irishroots.com

The founder of the Irish Roots Cafe, he also publishes
great works of history, including ‘The Annals of Ireland by
the Four Masters'; and Keatings ‘History of Ireland’.

He recently completed the Irish Families Project,
a 34 book set on Irish Family History, published by the Irish
Genealogical Foundation.
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