Saturday, 2 July 2016

Q.E.D.

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.

Q.E.D.!


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:  


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8 comments:

  1. How satisfying to be proven right all along.

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    1. I was chuffed when I saw it, Wendy

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  2. Nice!!! Don't you love seeing that direct evidence to back up your suspicions!

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    1. Yep, and especially if you've been searching for it for a long time.

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  3. Dara, congratulations on breaking through a wall! Great research!

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