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Cullen Thomas Conly

Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: County Antrim, Ireland
Death: May 31, 1872 (52)
Ringgold, Bienville, Louisiana, United States
Place of Burial: Springhill Cemetary, Bienville, Louisiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Dicy Conly
Father of Cullen Jefferson Conly; Margaret Lucy Allums; Mary Jane Leshe (Conly); Laura Ann Nettles; Martin William Conly and 5 others

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Private User
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About Cullen Thomas Conly

"Cullen Thomas Conly, born in County Antrim, Ireland in 1820, stowed away on a ship and came to America in 1836. As a young lad of sixteen he (upon being discovered aboard the ship) jumped overboard and swam ashore off the coast of Georgia to begin a new life in the "land of the free." He and Dicy eventually made their way to the northwest corner of Louisiana where they parented ten children who went on to produce over 1,500 descendants as of the 1977 count. That number has continued to multiply in the intervening years, but no current count has been made."

Excerpt from Publisher of "An Irish Stowaway" (webpage no longer active)

(UPDATED 2010/03/23)

Link leads to website where you can purchase a copy of the book.

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Cullen Thomas Conly's Timeline

County Antrim, Ireland
September 23, 1845
Age 25
August 27, 1847
Age 27
October 22, 1849
Age 29
May 7, 1852
Age 32
Bienville, LA, USA
January 2, 1854
Age 34
Bienville, Louisiana, United States
June 13, 1856
Age 36
October 2, 1858
Age 38