Gilmartin


Gilmartin households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Gilmartin numerous: Sligo-Leitrim and adjoining areas. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhartain, (devotee of St Martin). Once chiefs of Clogher, Tyrone, they were forced into Connacht and also occur as Kilmartin. As Martin, the name is widespread in Ulster. IF & SGG.
Kilmartin fairly numerous: Roscommon-Galway-Clare, Midlands. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhartain (devotee of St Martin). Originally related to the O'Neills of Ulster, they were forced into Connacht in 17 cent. Also as Gilmartin and Martin. IF.
Mac Giolla Mhártain (1) Gilmartin: líonmhar: Sligeach-Liatroim & rl. (2) Kilmartin: cuíosach líonmhar: Ros Comáin-Gaillimh-an Clár. Bhí an chlann bhunaidh suite i gClochar, Tír Eoghain, agus gaolmhar leis na Niallaigh. Brúadh go Connacht sa Phlandáil iad. D'fhéadfadh Martin & Martyn a bheith ar chuid aca, leis. An t-ainm Mártan, an-choitinn sa mheán-aois, de bharr an mheasa a bhí ag Gaeil ar Mhartan as Tours na Fraince.

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  • Gilmartin in 1659.
  • Gilmartin births mapped 1864-1913
  • Gilmartin 1901 census map
  • Gilmartin 1911 census map
  • Gilmartin Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Gilmartin Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

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