If I'd any lingering doubts that Michael Byrne was a nephew of Mary Power, here it is confirmed it in writing.
Mary Power, 1919, Death certificate, General Register Office
Michael Byrne – nephew - registered Mary Power’s death in 1919.
You may be wondering why this is significant. Well, until recently, my great-grandfather Michael Byrne was my longest standing genealogy brick wall. The search for him has been an ongoing saga here at Black Raven. And, discovering his relationship with Mary (Leahy) Power was crucial to uncovering his past. You can catch up on how this brick wall finally collapsed, by reading:
- Another attempt to outfox an elusive great-grandfather
- A glimpse over the brick wall
- Chasing the elusive Michael Byrne, again
- The brick wall crumbles
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