Mallony History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Before Irish names were translated into English, Mallony had a Gaelic form of O Maoldhomhnaigh, which means descendant of a servant of the Church. 
Early Origins of the Mallony family
The surname Mallony was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clár) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where O'Moloney, "were chiefs of Cuiltenan, now the parish of Kiltonanlea, in the barony of Tulla." 
Early History of the Mallony family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mallony research. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1925, 1865, 1949, 1900, 1976, 1937, 1601, 1690, 1726 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Mallony History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Mallony Spelling Variations
The spelling of one's surname was not as important as it is today. Names were recorded as they sounded and in many cases, one's surname changed with each listing. As a result, surnames often had many spelling variations. For Mallony some of these variations included: Molony, Maloney, O'Maloney, O'Molony, MacLoughney and many more.
Early Notables of the Mallony family (pre 1700)
Prominent amongst the family at this time was Father Donough O'Molony who was tortured to death in 1601. John Mullowney (c. 1690-1726) was born in Derrew, near Ballyheane, County Mayo who began his career as a horse thief and was sentenced to death in Castlebar in his youth. The Grand Jury made a deal with him in which...
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Mallony migration to Canada +
Irish families fled the English-colonized Ireland in record numbers during the 19th century for North America. Many of those destitute families died from disease during, and even shortly after, the long journey. Although those that immigrated before the Great Potato Famine of the 1840s often were granted a tract of land, those that arrived later were generally accommodated in urban centers or in work camps. Those in the urban centers would labor in the manufacturing sector, whereas those in work camps would to build critical infrastructures such as bridges, canals, roads, and railways. Regardless of when these Irish immigrants came to North America, they were critical for the rapid development of the young nations of the United States and Canada. Early immigration and passenger lists have recorded many early immigrants bearing the name of Mallony:
Mallony Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- William Mallony, aged 23, a farmer, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1834 aboard the brig "Matilda" from Cork, Ireland
Mallony migration to Australia +
Emigration to Australia
followed the First Fleets
of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Mallony Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- J.J. Mallony, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Cheapside" in 1849 
Mallony migration to New Zealand +
Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:
Mallony Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Daniel Mallony, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "African" in 1860
- Eliza Mallony, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "African" in 1860
Related Stories +
- ^ MacLysaght, Edward, Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7)
- ^ O'Hart, John, Irish Pedigrees 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4)
- ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CHEAPSIDE 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Cheapside.htm