Meighan Family Crest

The surname Meighan was first found in County Leitrim (Irish: Liatroim) anciently the western half of the kingdom of Breifne, located in Northeastern Ireland, in Leinster province, Originally, “Ó Miadhacháin, this is the name of at least two distinct septs; it is now equally distributed throughout the four provinces.” Among the many spelling variations of… Continue reading Meighan Family Crest

Phillips Family, c.1899

Thank you to my 2nd cousin, Ann Scully, for restoring this photo and sharing with the family via Facebook.  The old photograph was faded and blurry. Ann preformed a miracle!! ♥

Mary Meighan Meehan

Ellis Island 1897 — Mary Meighan came to the United States of America from Ireland. Main deck servant. . . Passenger ID: 102902013028Line Number: 398Ship Name: TeutonicArrival Date: June 9, 1897Port of Departure: Queenstown Featured Image – Ship of Travel: TeutonicPhoto courtesy of: Peabody Essex Museum(The Statue of Liberty – Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.) About the ShipBuild… Continue reading Mary Meighan Meehan

Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland

Irish Catholic Parish Registers, 1740s-1880s Are Now Free Online!!→ Navan, the county town, is in pleasant undulating country at the meeting of the Boyne and Black-water Rivers, with a recently developed industry deriving from mineral deposits. Navan is now one of the major centres for furniture manufacture in the country. Boyne Valley in County… Continue reading Navan, Co. Meath, Ireland