Catherine Gibney 1818 - 1873
Catherine Gibney, my third great grandmother, has been the only Gibney in my records. She lived her life in Ireland; the later part in County Cavan. I have researched her children and other descendants for a long time but have not been able to take a step backwards.
My third cousin, Patricia Brady, may have made a new discovery, the parents of Catherine Gibney. She looked at the 1821 Irish Census for Killykeen, County Cavan. We know our family was in that small townland. John & Elen Gibney had a two year old daughter, Catherine. Because it is such a small townland the likelihood is very high that this is our family.
It is wonderful to have a genealogy loving Irish cousin who loves to spend hours searching researching!