The Boylan & Phillips Family in Skerries & America

Paper 306

Lecture – 2015

Author – Wheatley, John

Report by: Oona Roycroft

Author John Wheatley traces two family trees; that of his mother, Ellen Boylan and his grandmother, Alice Phillips. The paper comprises two family tree graphs from the early 1700s to the mid-20th century. Information included was sourced from Holmpatrick Roman Catholic parish records, parish records for Lusk, Balbriggan, Swords; US Census and Ellis Island New York Immigration records; the National Library of Ireland and Irish Census records 1901 and 1911. When available, the author has included the names of witnesses at marriages and sponsors at baptisms.