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Martha (Swyny) O'Connell (1773 - aft. 1808)

Martha O'Connell formerly Swyny aka Sweeney, Swiny
Born in Clare, Irelandmap [uncertain]
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married 13 Aug 1791 in Moyriesk, Clare, Irelandmap
Descendants descendants
Died after after age 35 [location unknown]
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Ireland Native
Martha (Swyny) O'Connell was born in Ireland.

A daughter and possible heiress of Roe Swyny of Moyreisk, married Maurice O'Connell also of Moyriesk. Died with issue. [1]

Martha married Maurice O'Connell in Killaloe Parish in Ireland, 1790.[2]


  1. Burke's Peerage, Irish Family Records. P896. Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh. Burke's Irish Family Records. London, U.K.: Burkes Peerage Ltd, 1976.
  2. Ireland, Indexes to Wills, Probate Administration, Marriage Bonds and Licences, 1591-1866 (Lehi, UT, USA, Operations, Inc., 2021),,, Microfilm of Original Records at the National Archives; Dublin, Ireland; Ireland Indexes to Wills, Admin and Marriage Licence Bonds. Record for Martha Sweeny.

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