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Greggs of Sligo, Sligo Co., Ireland
Laurel Edwards Laurin
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I have found a record for the birth of John Gregg July 1811, to Hugh Gregg and Mary Walker. From there on I get stuck. The parish records and civil records are hard to find before 1800. Does anyone have any connection to either Hugh or Mary?

Thanks,

Laurel

Laurel Edwards Laurin
Canada
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RE: Greggs of Sligo, Sligo Co., Ireland
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I'm not sure if I can help - but I have Greggs in my family tree - all born in Ireland.  The Rev. Tresham Dames Gregg was born about 1800 in Mt. Jerome, Ireland, and I don't know if this is anywhere near your John Gregg.  But His father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were all named "Hugh Gregg."  I don't have any Mary Walker, however.  But I have a Hugh married to a Martha Dames, a Hugh married to a Mary O'Kelley, and a Hugh married to Rose Tresham.  This last Hugh was born about 1720 in Ireland.
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RE: Greggs of Sligo, Sligo Co., Ireland [2]
Laurel Edwards Laurin
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Hi

I don't think we have a match. My John Gregg was born 1811 in the city of Sligo to Hugh Gregg and Mary Walker. Before them is a mystery. They still might have been related somehow. All the Greggs had some connection, no doubt.

Thank you for your message, though.

Laurel

Laurel Edwards Laurin
Canada
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RE: Greggs of Sligo, Sligo Co., Ireland [3]
John Gregg
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Laurel, I believe we are chasing the same information here. My John Gregg (my great x3 grandfather) was married to Ellen Hudson and was born in Sligo, Ireland about 1811. I believe his father was Hugh Gregg.

My lineage - John Stuart Gregg Jr. (me) - John Stuart Gregg - Horace Lorne Crawford Gregg - John James Gregg - George Gregg - John Gregg - Hugh Gregg. I have multiple references for all links but to Hugh and earlier.

Cheers, John

John Gregg
Summerland, Canada
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