Irene Dillon

Irene Dillon

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Irene Dillon
Born 1960s.
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Daughter of [private father (1940s - unknown)] and [private mother (1940s - unknown)]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Mother of [private son (1990s - unknown)], [private son (1990s - unknown)], [private son (1990s - unknown)] and [private daughter (1990s - unknown)]
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Hi all, I'm back and catching up nicely on everything now. If I haven't replied to you, please send another message. 24th Feb 2018

Irene Dillon has Irish ancestors.
52 Ancestors - 2018


Mother of four.

Descended from Irish and English settlers to Australia, some of them convicts, some free settlers. One line believed to be Australian aboriginal but details are lacking.

I have lived in most states of Australia but am now settled in South Australia where the summers are wonderful and the winters just about bearable.

I began researching my family tree when I was ten, visiting my great grandparents in (to me) exotic New South Wales. I was fascinated by pictures on their walls of people in old style clothes and they brought out a family bible to show me.

I felt a connection between the past and my present which I have never lost.


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Irene is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
At my blog HistorybyLarzus
Starting with Stockport, South Australia, then moving on to Whyalla General Cemetery (which is much bigger)
Limerick and Kerry, Ireland
Co-Leader of Worldwide Disasters Project
From Sussex, England, emigrated to South Australia then to Western Australia.
To follow activity regarding profiles of Indigenous persons on Wikitree
British India - Benger, Bowles, Doo, Cummings, Forester
To follow activity of the Indigenous Australians sub-project
Surnames Peard, Hodder, Boles, Bowles, Fitzgerald, Lacy, Appleyard, Dillane, Woulfe, Sullivan, Cummings, Clarke, Reddan, Dunworth, Behan, Gumbleton, Harrison, Benger, Conner, Leahy, Riardon, Vowell, Maunsell, Eaton, Baker, Woodley, McKinley, Clarke etc etc.
From Castlelyons near Fermoy, Cork, Ireland
I'm a descendant of people from Limerick on several sides and that county is a particular interest of mine, - Protestant, Catholic, Freemasons, Rockites - all in my tree.
London, 18th Century bankers
Ireland (Cork) and Australia, most likely Devonshire pre 1640.
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  • Irene Dillon: Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup H2a2a1c, FTDNA kit #336407
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On 7 Jan 2019 at 23:03 GMT Leisa (Kelly) Buckmaster wrote:

Hi Irene - have you any connection to the Dillons of Hawkesbury river? Perhaps you would know who "the parstoralist" is -

On 15 Oct 2018 at 04:06 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:

Hi Irene,

Will you post a World wide Disasters badge for Paula Hawkins

She is interested in working on the Worldwide disasters project. thank you Mary Richardson, project coordinator.

On 3 Oct 2018 at 00:43 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Hi Irene, It looks like you may have some outstanding merges that need attention. You can find them by following the link at the top of this page under >My Wikitree>Watchlist, then hit the button that says Pending Merges

Thanks for helping with Wikitree

On 7 Sep 2018 at 19:25 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:

Hi Irene,

Will you post a Worldwide Disasters badge for Jon Czarowitz-1

who is interested in the Texas Hurricane, 1919?

Thanks Mary Richardson (Project Coordinator)

On 29 Aug 2018 at 02:07 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:

HI Irene,

Will you post a Disasters badge for this lady

She is interested in the 1918 flu epidemic. and Pennsylvania floods.

thanks in advance.

Mary Richardson (Project Coordinator)

On 16 Aug 2018 at 15:24 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:

Hi Irene

This lady wants to create a free-space page on Ohio Tornados as part of the World Wide Disasters Project

Will you post a badge for her?

Thanks Mary Richardson, Project coordinator

On 31 Jul 2018 at 13:14 GMT Steven Harris wrote:

Hi Irene,

I’m Steven, coordinator of the Categorization Project. Please have a look at the revamped Categorization Project page, specifically about the new team approach. Members will be now be part of the Maintenance Team. Project Liaisons and leaders will be involved in the Vision and Collaboration team.

Please contact me within the next week to let me know if you would like to remain an active member of the project. If I don’t hear back from you I will assume you no longer want to be a part of the Categorization Project.

Thanks, Steven

On 3 Apr 2018 at 06:14 GMT Al Orton wrote:

Hello Irene, I am not sure where or how to raise this question. It may already have been answered. (re Australia place names).

After noticing some people are clearing up America/USA names, I have realised that in Australia we maybe need to think about accuracy. I have my G-g-father Jabez R Orton born in in 1841 in Melbourne Victoria, but probably that should read: Melbourne, Port Phillip District, New South Wales, Australia. I also show his brother Thomas born in 1837 in Hobart, Tas., but should that be changed to Hobart, van Diemans Land, New South Wales, Australia. How best do we show the historically correct names without making life more difficult for future generations of amateur genealogists? What does the Australia Project group recommend? Alistair Orton.

On 28 Feb 2018 at 15:18 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:

Hi Irene

I am leaving this message both on your page and Gillian's page.. Please award a Worldwide Disasters Badge to She signed up on g2g post.

~Mary Richardson

On 26 Feb 2018 at 09:29 GMT Gillian Thomas wrote:

Congratulations and welcome on joining the Worldwide Disasters Project!

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