Kilmartin


Kilmartin households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Gilmartin numerous: Sligo-Leitrim and adjoining areas. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhartain, (devotee of St Martin). Once chiefs of Clogher, Tyrone, they were forced into Connacht and also occur as Kilmartin. As Martin, the name is widespread in Ulster. IF & SGG.
Kilmartin fairly numerous: Roscommon-Galway-Clare, Midlands. Ir. Mac Giolla Mhartain (devotee of St Martin). Originally related to the O'Neills of Ulster, they were forced into Connacht in 17 cent. Also as Gilmartin and Martin. IF.
Mac Giolla Mhártain (1) Gilmartin: líonmhar: Sligeach-Liatroim & rl. (2) Kilmartin: cuíosach líonmhar: Ros Comáin-Gaillimh-an Clár. Bhí an chlann bhunaidh suite i gClochar, Tír Eoghain, agus gaolmhar leis na Niallaigh. Brúadh go Connacht sa Phlandáil iad. D'fhéadfadh Martin & Martyn a bheith ar chuid aca, leis. An t-ainm Mártan, an-choitinn sa mheán-aois, de bharr an mheasa a bhí ag Gaeil ar Mhartan as Tours na Fraince.
Máirtín Martin, Martyn: an-líonmhar gach aird. Bhí siad chun tosaigh i nGaillimh go luath tar éis an Ionraidh - ba cheann de "Threabhanna na Gaillimhe" níos déanaí iad agus thuill cuid acu clú agus cáil, mar shampla, "Humanity Dick" Martyn (1754-1834) a shaothraigh chun danaracht d'ainmhithe a chosc. IF.

    Maps

  • Kilmartin in 1659.
  • Kilmartin births mapped 1864-1913
  • Kilmartin 1901 census map
  • Kilmartin 1911 census map
  • Kilmartin Roman Catholic baptisms

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