how do you find someone that gives a birthdate but no records exist anywhere

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my ancestor stated he was born 1843 kilbrittain cork ireland to catherine mehegan and david crowley, no records exist, where do i go next?
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What is the name of the person who is the son of David Crowley and Catherine Mehegan?

There was a David and Catherine Crowley that had a son, Dennis F. Crowley, but that was in PA.

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maybe something here could prove to be a resource for your interest:

Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881 5,340,494 26 Mar 2012
Ireland Marriages, 1619-1898 430,834 10 Mar 2012
Ireland, Calendar of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1920 518,567 07 Jun 2013
Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958 23,023,320 07 Mar 2013
Ireland, Deaths, 1864-1870 51,248 07 Mar 2013
Ireland, Landed Estate Court Files, 1850-1885 682,055 17 Dec 2012
Ireland, Prison Registers, 1790-1924 3,127,594 26 Jun 2012
Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1814-1855 753,924  *01 Aug 2013

 

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.2m points)
selected by Terry Wright
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Did you write to the parish preist in Kilbrittain , Cork , Ireand ?  I have had great luck writing to preists with a few dollars tucked in request.

http://www.corkandross.org/parishes.jsp?parishID=37

by Maggie N. G2G6 Pilot (841k points)

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