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This name, with variant spellings (o) Fogerty, Foggarty, Fogaty, Gogarty and Go(g)erty, is an Anglicized form of the old Gaelic "O Fogartaigh". The Gaelic prefix "o" indicates "male descendant of", plus the personal byname "Fogartach" meaning "banished" or "exiled". The Fogartys are of the ancient population group, Dal gCais, otherwise known as the Dalcassians, who inhabited county Clare with adjacent parts of counties Limerick and Tipperary. Eliogarty, the name of a barony in Co. Tipperary, locates the sept, and indicates their importance. The majority of present day namebearers are found in county Tipperary and Malachy O' Fogarty, of the University of Paris, who flourished in 1700, was born at Castle Fogarty in that county...

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Mary Guynell (Jackson) G

Hi, It sounds like we may have people in common. My G grandmother was Sarah Mae Fogarty; her parents were John Gavin & Aine Fogarty(GG grands); his parents were John Fogarty & Anne Harty(GGG grands); (was your Catherine Fogarty born 1820- 1884?). Our trees match from there back.

Mary Celeste Ritzert

Are there Fogarty reunions? I’ve just discovered my Fogarty line. I live in the states—Ohio. My line: Me- Mary Slonaker Ritzert My mother- Teresa Screeney Slonaker Grandfather- Edward Screeney G Grandmother- Mary Little GG Grandma-Catherine Fogarty Little GGG Grandfather- Patrick Fogarty 4G Grandfather- Michael Fogarty 5 G Grandfather- James Fogarty 6 G Grandfather- Thomas Fogarty 7 G Grandfather- Cornelius O’ Fogarty 8 G Grandfather- Tiege Fogarthy


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