The Farrells of Donegal

And Associated Families

by Sam Hanna



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/6/2018

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 566
ISBN : 9781973639183
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 566
ISBN : 9781973639176
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 566
ISBN : 9781973639169

About the Book

(O) Farrells/Ferrells and others worldwide often ponder their Irish roots.

This is currently the most comprehensive attempt to explore the origins of one of the largest branches of the Farrells/Ferrells. It includes: 1,400 years of Celtic roots in northwest Ireland, Gaelic ancestry linked to St Colum Cille (St Columba) from c.AD 655, 400-year-old associations with the Ulster Plantation, and worldwide migration.

Those wishing to explore their own Irish family history and genealogy may use the methodology adopted by the author as a template for their own research.

Almost 1,000 references are detailed, representing an invaluable resource to all those researching their Irish and Ulster roots.

The benefits of DNA testing in family history and genealogy are outlined, and the results of the Donegal Farrell/Ferrell DNA research are analysed.

Extensive genealogies of Ulster Farrells/Ferrells and associated families from the sixteenth to twenty-first centuries have been compiled, and this database will assist others research their roots in Donegal, Ulster, and Ireland.

About the Author

Sam Hanna, Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal, Ireland, has a keen interest in the historical geography of Ireland. He has focused his recent research on Donegal, and in particular to the origins and genealogy of his mother's Farrell family.