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Multiple Origins for the Surname Finerty


Irish


Finerty Early Origins



The surname Finerty was first found in Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht, where the chief was anciently seated as one of the twelve Lords of Cruaghan in that county. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Clannconon.where Teige Oge was the last Lord of Clannconon and Charles O'Finnaghty, his son, was the first to assume the surname. The line was descended from Muredach Maollethan, King of Connacht.

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Finerty Spelling Variations


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Finerty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Finaghty, Finnarty, Finnerty, O'Finnerty, O'Finnaghty, O'Finnarty, Finnerly, O'Finnerly and many more.

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Finerty Early History


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Finerty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Finerty research. Another 200 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Finerty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Finerty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Finerty Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Finerty Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Finerty Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John J. Finerty, who settled in New York in 1904

Finerty Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Donald Finerty, who settled in Quebec in 1847
  • Mr. Donald Finerty, aged 30 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship " Yorkshire Lass" departing from the port of Killala, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle in August 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 28)
  • Edward Finerty, who setted in Quebec in 1856

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Contemporary Notables of the name Finerty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Finerty (post 1700)



  • Joseph E. Finerty, American politician, Democratic Mayor of Gary, Indiana from 1943 to 1948, the first Irish Catholic mayor
  • John Frederick Finerty (1846-1908), American politician, U.S. Representative from Illinois (1883-1885)
  • Joseph E. Finerty (b. 1905), American Democrat politician, Lake County Auditor, 1934-41; Mayor of Gary, Indiana, 1943-44; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1944 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John Frederick Finerty (1846-1908), American politician, Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1883-85 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Finerty Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 28)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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The Finerty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Finerty Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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