FAMILY HISTORY HOME PAGE
by Sharon Troy Centanne, his great-great granddaughter
EARLY HISTORY OF THE O'DRISCOLLS:
The O'Driscolls have inhabited the southern coast of County Cork, Ireland for centuries.
For a detailed history of the early O'Driscoll clan, visit the O'Driscoll Clan Home Page. There is also an interesting chapter on O'Driscoll history in the book The History of
West Cork and the Diocese of Ross published in 1949 in Skibbereen,
and available on microfilm
from the LDS church.
JOHN AND JULIA O' DRISCOLL
of Upper Lisheen, Aughadown, on Roaring Water Bay in West Cork,
Julia HARRINGTON some time in the 1850s after
the Great Famine.
They had at least two children:
- Mary DRISCOLL - born in about 1855,
went to Boston to work, and returned to Ireland after her
sister's death to marry Randal BURKE, raised six children
in Ballyoughtera, Creagh, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, and and died of pneumonia in
- Ellen DRISCOLL - who was born in Lisheen, Aughadown and died in Boston in the 1880s.
This website written and designed by:
Sharon Marie Centanne, Genealogy Research Instructor and Internet Trainer
Please direct any questions to: Sharon.
This page updated May 24, 2001