where did the irish winters originate?

+1 vote
340 views
Winter families lived in Co. Limerick Ireland in the 18th century. Frequent christian names were William, Samuel and Edward. William married Lydia Hovenden at Milford, Co. Cork in the 1790's.
in Genealogy Help by
There were also Winter families in east Co Limerick and in north Co Cork. I'm unable to establish any link between the east Limerick families and the others and would appreciate any assistance in this. Thank you.

1 Answer

0 votes
Winter...may be of Irish origin deriving from the pre 10th century Gaelic Mac Giolla Gheimhridh, meaning the "son of the servant of Geimhreadh", itself a byname also meaning "Winter."  This is a partial quote taken from surnamedb.com

You can see the complete discription at the site.

Do you know whether William Winter stayed in Ireland or if he relocated to another country? If he relocated, where did he travel to?

There are a number of William Winters.
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.1m points)
Hi Frank....yes, the William I refer to did stay in Ireland. And yes, there are a number of Williams. They're numerous actually. A lot of the family members emigrated to Australia in the early 19th century. There are records (very early) of Winters in Ballyhay, Co Cork, and also in east and west Co Limerick but I'm unable to link these.  They're not on the list of incoming Palatines, although the indications are that they arrived with them. Is it possible that they were'nt recorded? Any advice on this would be very welcome.  EdW.

Related questions

+5 votes
0 answers
156 views asked Dec 25, 2012 in Genealogy Help by Matthaeus Felder G2G4 (4.6k points)
+4 votes
0 answers
217 views asked Dec 22, 2012 in Genealogy Help by Matthaeus Felder G2G4 (4.6k points)
+2 votes
1 answer
53 views asked Mar 25 in Genealogy Help by Beryl Meehan G2G6 Mach 2 (22.1k points)
+4 votes
1 answer
34 views asked Dec 15, 2019 in Appreciation by David Hughey G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
+7 votes
1 answer
+9 votes
1 answer
64 views asked Apr 7, 2019 in Appreciation by David Hughey G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
+17 votes
4 answers
+15 votes
1 answer
+9 votes
2 answers
96 views asked Jan 12, 2017 in The Tree House by Bart Triesch G2G6 Pilot (251k points)

WikiTree  ~  About  ~  Help Help  ~  Search Person Search  ~  Surname:

disclaimer - terms - copyright

...