West Limerick roots the Laurence Curtin family of Knockbrack, County Limerick, Ireland by Curtin, Paul J.

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Published by P.J. Curtin in Austin, Tex. (11007 Legends Lane, Austin 78747) .

Written in English

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  • Ireland,
  • Christian County (Ill.)


  • Curtin family.,
  • Curtin, Laurence, ca. 1801-1894 -- Family.,
  • Ireland -- Genealogy.,
  • Christian County (Ill.) -- Genealogy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 394-397) and index.

Book details

StatementPaul J. Curtin.
LC ClassificationsCS71.C9795 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 424 p. :
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL847771M
LC Control Number95126967

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