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People Connected to County Tyrone

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  • Steven Matthew Mackey (c.1762 - d.)
    In FamilySearch Family Tree* Steven Matthew Mackey* Gender: Male* Birth: Circa 1762* Prob Cookstown, Derryloran, Tyrone, N Ireland* Christening: Tax List 1768, Freeman, Peters, Cumberland Pa* Marriage...
  • George N Hawks (c.1836 - d.)
    Name George Hawks Gender Male Arrival Age 10 Birth Date 1837 Departure Place Londonderry, Ireland Arrival Date 28 Apr 1847 Arrival Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Ship Superior
  • Mary Ann McParlan (c.1810 - d.)
    Her mtDNA haplogroup was H1am according to the test results of two of her descendants (results not yet uploaded to Geni). For more information about this haplogroup, please see .
  • John Burns (b. - 1832)
    1832, Burns, a widow at the age of 29, immigrated to America with her father-in-law, laborer John Burns, on board the ship John Stamp. After two trying months at sea, they arrived in Philadelphia on Ju...
  • Unknown Burns (deceased)
    Burns was 29 years old and already a widow when she left home and sailed from Derry, County Derry, as one of 160 Catholic Irish immigrants bound for the US on a ship called the John Stamp.


People Connected to County Tyrone

Northern Ireland

See also

County Tyrone - Main Page
County Tyrone - Northern Ireland, Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards
Historic Buildings of County Tyrone - Northern Ireland
People Connected to "Ireland" - unknown Specific Place or County
They came from Ireland - Origin Unknown
Irish Families Researched by Geni Users

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to County Tyrone to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of County Tyrone Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to County Tyrone can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to County Tyrone can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people - accommodated by the project Historical County of County Tyrone (to follow) which covers the History of County Tyrone and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Famous People of County Tyrone (to follow) and add them to the listing there.

Emigrants People from County Tyrone who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "County Tyrone families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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Heads of County Tyrone Families on Geni

Names with Bold links are to Geni profiles. Other links take you to external biographical web pages.

























Emigrants from County Tyrone

Please add the names of people from County Tyrone who settled in the "New World"



South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

South America


United States

Other Pages for People Connected to Northern Ireland Counties

// Connected to County Antrim

// Connected to Co. Armagh

// Connected to County Derry

// Connected to County Down

// Connected to County Fermanagh

// this project is in HistoryLink