Welcome to this family history site

The purpose of this site is to educate and provide family history information to the descendants of William Mannion-Manion, Catherine Hanley, John Coffay, & Michael Coyle, all from County Roscommon, Ireland.

If you are interested in this web site, you are probably a descendant of one or more of the ancestors listed below:

& Manning Family


What's on this site?

The site has links to files that contain information about the ancestors listed above.The information came from public records and documents obtained from online databases, public libraries, historical societies, national, state and city government records, family documents & photographs, along with personal reminiscences of descendants.

What will you learn from this site?

You will learn about the locations that our Irish ancestors came from and the locations in Maryland where they settled. You will learn about some of the events that shaped the lives of our ancestors in America in the 19th and early 20th centuries. You will also learn about the people they married, how their families grew, and what happened to them.

How do you use the site?

Use the navigation bar near the top or bottom of each page to get around the site. Each labeled yellow button is a link to a new page. Point your mouse and click on the page you want to open. Most pages have PDF files that will open when you click on their links. When you are finished with reading a PDF file, use your browswer's BACK button to return to the web page.
This link will always bring you back to this HOME PAGE.
A good place to start! This page contains links to three printable family trees that can help you understand where your family fits in with others
This page has links to chapters of the family history, beginning in Ireland before the potato famine, to 20th century, America.
Here you will find links to individual genealogy reports, family group reports, burial sites and photo galleries.
Here you will find links to individual genealogy reports, family group reports, burial sites and photo galleries.
Here you will find links to individual genealogy reports, family group reports, burial sites and photo galleries.
At this link there are charts that show all of the known descendants of Catherine Hanley, William Mannion, John Coffay & Michael Coyle, for five generations.
Here you can find out about additions and updates to this site.

Each document and report is a PDF file and must be viewed in ADOBE Reader. Most computers have this program installed already. If you don't have it, here is a link to a free download: http://get.adobe.com/reader

Privacy Policy - To ensure the security of our families:
this site does not include specific information about any "living" descendant. An exception to this policy may occur where a descendant was included in the 1920 or 1930 Federal Census. These documents are public records.
If you find any information that should not be included here, please contact me and I will remove it.

Email: jjmanion3@aol.com

The site is a work in progress and will be updated and revised as new information is obtained and discovered. Please contact me if you have any questions, suggestions or comments about the content on the site, or if you have any information or pictures you would like to share on the site. Email: jjmanion3@aol.com


This web site is dedicated to the memory of John J. Manion, Jr. who began this research in 1977 and continued until his death in 2006, with many unanswered questions.
It is also dedicated to all of our ancestors who paved the way for the rest of us. Let's not forget them.

email: jjmanion3@aol.com