I am trying to find information on my great great grandfather and his family from Carlow, Ireland. John was born in 1852 in County Carlow, Ireland. John listed his parents as “unknown” on all of his documentation here in New Zealand and I have not been able to find any information on him prior to him arriving in New Zealand. John Timmins was an assisted immigrant to New Zealand in 1875, when he was 23 years old. He was listed as a single male, from Carlow, Ireland, and his occupation was farm laborer. John has listed his religion on his New Zealand documentation as Roman Catholic.
John married Kate O’Grady on the 17th of March 1879 at St Mary's Church, Hamilton East, New Zealand. Kate was born on the 25th of December 1858, in Kerry, Ireland to John and Mary O’Grady. Kate would have been about 8 years old, in around 1866, when she came to New Zealand from Ireland with her parents. Other than Kate's parent's names nothing is known about them. ???
John and Kate had 10 children named, Patrick Francis Timmins, Alicia Timmins, John Timmins, Michael James Timmins, Edward Joseph Timmins, Eugene Timmins, William Timmins, Thomas Percy Timmins, Charles Patrick Timmins and Ernest Leslie Timmins.
John died on the 21st of November 1918 in Somerstown, Te Aroha, New Zealand and his wife, Kate died on the on the 12th of August 1954 in Auckland, New Zealand.
interesting in contacting any one who hads connections with Timmins Family Aughnagleer St Mullins Co Carlow
I visited you and your family in 2000. I was with Elisa, my girlfriend at the time. I am a grandson of Bridget Timmins. I have asked Jackie Kelley to get me your contact info but in the meantime I found you here. Like my cousin Michael Manzi I am going to apply for Irish citizenship. I might be contacting you for some more info. My em add is: email@example.com and my mobile # is 310-753-6566. I'll await to hear from you although it does not seem you visit this site often. Take care, Shane