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Before Irish names were translated into English, Malony had a Gaelic form of O Maoldhomhnaigh, which means descendant of a servant of the Church. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
MacLysaght, Edward, Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7)


Malony Early Origins



The surname Malony was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clįr) 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." [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
O'Hart, John, Irish Pedigrees 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4)

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Malony Spelling Variations


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Malony Spelling Variations



Lacking standardized spellings, scribes and church officials recorded people's name according to how they sounded. This practice often led to the misleading result of one person's name being recorded under several different spellings. Numerous spelling variations of the surname Malony are preserved in the archival documents of the period. The various spellings of the name that were found include Molony, Maloney, O'Maloney, O'Molony, MacLoughney and many more.

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Malony Early History


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Malony Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Malony research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1925, 1865, 1949, 1900, 1976, 1937, 1601, 1690, 1726 and 1709 are included under the topic Early Malony History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Malony Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Malony Early Notables (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...

Another 64 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Malony 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



Many Irish families boarded ships bound for North America in the middle of 19th century to escape the conditions of poverty and racial discrimination at that time. Although these immigrants often arrived in a destitute state, they went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. An inquiry into many immigration and passenger lists has revealed many early immigrants to North America bearing the Malony family name:

Malony Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Richard Malony, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1767

Malony Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Malony, who arrived in America in 1811
  • Thomas Malony, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • William Malony, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Mary Malony, aged 18, arrived in New York in 1854
  • Peter Malony, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Malony Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Michael Malony, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1843

Malony Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Edward Malony arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Constance" in 1849
  • John Malony arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Constance" in 1849
  • Margaret Malony arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Constance" in 1849
  • Harriet Malony, aged 18, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1850 aboard the ship "Stag"
  • Edmund Malony, aged 17, arrived in South Australia in 1851 aboard the ship "Wanderer"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Malony (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Malony (post 1700)



  • R. S. Malony, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1868
  • Major-General Harry James Malony (1889-1971), American Director of the Historical Division, Department of the Army (1947-1949)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ MacLysaght, Edward, Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7)
  2. ^ O'Hart, John, Irish Pedigrees 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4)

Other References

  1. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  2. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
  3. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
  5. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  8. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  11. ...

The Malony Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Malony 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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