Welcome to Ottawa Valley Irish: A Family History Weblog and Genealogy Database.
This website covers the family histories of a number of Irish and French Canadian families in the Ottawa Valley area, including:
- the Morans of Huntley township, Carleton Co. (James Moran and Margaret Jamieson)
- the Killeens of March township, Carleton Co. (Denis Killeen and Mary Ahearn)
- the Laheys of March township, Carleton Co. (James Lahey and Ann Armstrong)
- the McGlades of Perth, Lanark Co. (John McGlade and Bridget Dunne)
- the McCarthys of Kitley township, Leeds Co. (Eugene McCarthy and Honora McDonald)
- the Derouins of Leslie township, Pontiac Co. (Jean Baptiste Derouin and Esther Robillard)
It also offers tips and tricks for the pursuit of Irish and Canadian genealogy: how to trace your Irish ancestry through Canadian sources; how to search the census records and census substitutes; how to decipher, translate, and interpret the Catholic parish records; and more.
For names; dates; places; and sources, please visit the related family history database at Ottawa Valley Irish: A Genealogy Database.
All genealogical information at this site is supplied to the best of my current knowledge, but is subject to ongoing revision. If you would like to suggest an addition, a revision, or a correction, please email me at mcmoran at gmail dot com.