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Hello , my name is Pat.  Although I have had a tree on Ancestory for years, I am new to WikiTree.  I have hit a brick wall with my  Donovan family in Ireland.  I have had much better luck with my Rhoads line.  The Rhoads/Rhodes family immigrated from England to Mass Bay Colony to Rhode Island---and my line to Ulster Co NY.  We all know how hard it is to keep families, and members who have the same name, straight.  

I know we can all help each there.
WikiTree profile: Pat Donovan
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Frank Donovan

 in the New York, State Census, 1905

Name: Frank Donovan
Birth Year: abt 1891
Birth Place: United States
Age: 14
Gender: Male
Race: White
Residence Year: 1905
Residence: Manhattan, New York, New York, USA
Relationship to Head: Son
Assembly District: 19
Election District: 21
Household Members:
Name Age
M H Donovan 45
Mary Donovan 43
Henry Donovan 16
Frank Donovan 14
May Donovan 18
Nellie Sullivan 25
Francis Maloney 35
Theresa Downey 60
Name: Frank Donovan
Age: 12
Birth Date: May 1888
Birthplace: New York, USA
Home in 1900: Manhattan, New York, New York
Street: 6 Avenue
House Number: 858
Sheet Number: 31
Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 6
Family Number: 243
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital status: Single
Father's Name: H Michael Donovan
Father's Birthplace: New York, USA
Mother's Name: Mary Donovan
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania, USA
Months Not Employed: 0
Can Write: Yes
Household Members:
Name Age
H Michael Donovan 41
Mary Donovan 42
Agnes Mary Donovan 14
Harry Donovan 12
Frank Donovan 12
Thoesea Downey 56
Clara Downey 16
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Nellie Leary 26
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Michael Donovan

 in the Ireland, Catholic Parish Registers, 1655-1915

Name: Michael Donovan
Baptism Age: 0
Event Type: Baptism
Birth Date: 1858
Baptism Date: 10 Nov 1858
Baptism Place: Enniskeane, Cork, Ireland
Parish Variants: Enniskeane and Desertserges
Diocese: Cork and Ross
Father: James Donovan
Mother: Julia Kenedy

This record also includes a James Casey aged 25.

Michael Donovan

 in the New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957

Name: Michael Donovan
Arrival Date: 6 May 1868
Birth Date: abt 1859
Age: 9
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: Irish
Place of Origin: Ireland
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Destination: USA
Port of Arrival: New York, New York, USA
Ship Name: City of Boston
Search Ship Database: Search for the City of Boston in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database

Michael Donovan

 in the Massachusetts, State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1798-1950

Name: Michael Donovan
Petition Age: 30
Record Type: Petition
Birth Date: Nov 1859
Birth Place: County Cork, Ireland
Arrival Date: 1 May 1881
Arrival Place: New York
Petition Date: 21 Jan 1890

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