TIMELINE OF CROSSINGS:
If the name Boylan ist 5.417th most popular name in the USA, how and when did they come to leave Ireland?
1730? James and Aaron To New Jersey (later PA and Iowa)
1799 William Boylan Image courtesy the North Carolina Division of Archives and History
1810 William Boylan To New Jersey, Image © Peter Boylan 2010
1845 - 1905 Unknown crossings * * * The great potato famine * * *
1851 Frank Boylan To Pennsylvania & Virginia
Ship: City of Glasgow, Clan Photo, Military service in the civil war. Submitted by Doug Boylan.
1852 Christopher Boylan was born circa 1806 in Ireland and immigrated to the US and settled in Westmoreland, Oneida Co. N.Y. From there this group ultimately migrated to Marshall Co., Iowa.
1865? Bridgit Boylan To Millvale, Pennsylvania
Bridget Boylan and her brothers, Dennis and Owen, came to the U.S. between 1860-1870 from Carrickmacross, Monaghan, Ireland. They settled in Millvale, PA a small town outside Pittsburgh. Bridget Boylan married John Morgan.
1865? Dennis Boylan To Millvale, Pennsylvania
1900? James Boylan came to Ayr, Scotland from Carrickmackross, Ireland around 1900 where he married and had three sons he moved to Galston in Ayrshire, UK in 1913 where he practiced his trade as a farrier. His son also worked the family business as a farrier until the outbreak of the Second World War. He died in 2000 aged 89. Submitted by Jamess grandson Phil Boylan.
1915 Anthony Boylans saga. To Pennsylvania
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