LET'S GET CONFUSED...HERE GOES...
I recently spoke to a lady by the name of Rita Byrne married to a Jack Harrolson.She live's in Winnipeg and is 74 yr's young.She is the daughter to Jim Byrne & Annie Francis (Byrne is also Annie's maiden name)Annie was from Conch and was the daughter to John Byrne & Johanna MacKey.Jim Byrne was the brother to my Grandfather John Joseph Byrne Sr.Which makes him my Greatuncle,and Rita my Great 2nd cousin.(I never new a Greatcousin before it was really cool chatting with her).My Grandfather (married to Mary Ann McCarthy) was the son to William Byrne & Mary Ann Kennedy,they also had children William (married to Bridget also known as Bride who later remarried Anthony McNeil),Jim (married to Annie Francis Byrne),Elizabeth (never married but had a daughter Donna),Margaret (I have no history on) & Alice
(married to JIM CAHILL) form what Rita told me I believe they had children Jim (who still goes by the Cahill name,is 92 yr's young,and he lives in Sydney,NS(he apparently has alot of info on the Byrne & Cahill family.Also there was a set of twin's ...Alfred who goes by the name Alfred Muhr and lives
somewhere in NS.Rita did not remember the other twin's name)...
Here are some name's in my Family Tree...
Here are some locations where they settled...
SPANIARD'S BAY.SUMMERSIDE,CONCH,GLACE BAY,
HARBOUR GRACE,HOLYROOD,HARDWOOD HILL CAPE
BRETON,NORTH SYDNEY,SYDNEY,SYDNEY MINES,NORTHERN PENNISULA,IORA NFLD (not sure where this place is)...The BYRNE family originally came from
Here are some common family name's...
DOROTHY,WINNIFRED,THERESA(Patrice or Patricia)Patrice
is my confirmation name whom I took from my Aunt (Theresa)Patrice who is a Sister for more than 55 yr's in Antigonish,NS.
If any of this info jar's with your's Please let me know.I'm thinking we could be related somewhere down the line.Hope this doesn't confuse you any further.GOOD LUCK!!!