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- I live in the townland of Leitrim. My father and mother are both alive. There were eleven children in our house, and two of them are dead. The rest of us are at home except Peggy she is in a convent in Navan in the County Meath. My mother has two sisters living along with herself, and she has four brothers, they are all alive.
My father has five brothers along with himself, and six sisters and three of his brothers are dead. My mother's maiden name was Brigid Mc Gowan. She is a native of County Leitrim.Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.