Posted by Merv Howes on September 02, 2012 at 09:57:03:
I am seeking information about the Howes (Howse or House) family from the Bandon area in Cork. My great, great, great grandfather was George Howes (born 1781 in Cork, married Sarah Hearn (may be Aghern) and had the following known children: George Howes (1806 - later married Eliza Bennett), Thomas Howes (1814-16 - later married Sarah Whitaker), Margaret Howes (1820 - later married John Good),Francis Howes (1827), Sarah Howes (1830), John Howes (1831) and Mary Howes (birth date uncertain). There may be others. It is believed that my great, great, great grandfather immigrated to Canada in about 1836 with several of his children. It seems his spouse did not immigrate with him. I had found information in old parish records showing the family or family members at Brinny and Knockavilly. Crossbarry was also mentioned. I would like to hear from other descendents of the Howes/Howse/House family from the Bandon area in an attempt to trace back additional generations. I have encountered a William Howse (1753 - later married Mary Curtis)in the Cork area, but cannot seem to confirm a connection. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks.