Trying to find the parents of ancestor John Donovan. Have hit a brick wall.

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WikiTree profile: John Donovan
in Genealogy Help by Anna Usher G2G Crew (310 points)
What do you know about this John Donovan? I'd be glad to help if I could get just a little more information.

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Queensland BMD, death 30 Mar 1917, 1917/C/1791 John Donovan.  Parents John Donovan and Margaret Hogan.

Edit to add:  This is apparently incorrect, since Victoria BDM has a birth record for John's wife Mary Crowe.  Her mother was Margaret Hogan.

by Herbert Tardy G2G6 Pilot (620k points)
edited by Herbert Tardy
If it is the correct John Donovan, it is possible the informant was someone who didn't know the correct data.

I would want to be sure that this John Donovan actually was in Queensland.
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Anna, are you using Y-DNA to try and do this?  Please be more specific as to what you are trying to do to locate John's parents.  If this isn't related to DNA, then you don't want to use those tags.
by Darlene Athey-Hill G2G6 Pilot (433k points)

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