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Driscoll of Cork
Journal of the American Irish Historical Society, Vol. XXVI, 1927
Submitted by Jean Prendergast

'Some First Families of Virginia' - Michael J. O Brien

Wills Recorded in Westmoreland County, Virginia

Name of Testator

Date of Will

Legatees, etc.

Vol. no. where recorded

Darby Driskall

May 11, 1720

Daniel McCarty, Mrs. Katherine McCarty and godson, Daniel McCarty


'Pioneer Irish of Essex Co., Mass' - Michael J. O Brien

April 1674 Teague Drisco [of Exiter] conveyed to 'Philip Cartey of Exiter' by deed dated December 23, 1674 'ten acres of upland granted by Exiter, bounded by land formerly Jeremiah Conaw's ye most way and land ye town gave to Cornelius Lare,' and is so recorded in Norfolk County records. [Essex Antiquarian; Vol. XII, p.182]

'Morgan's Riflemen at Saratoga' - Michael J. O Brien

Morgan's Rifle Regiment
Jeremiah Driskill, Private, Maryland company

Members of Other Regiments which fought at Saratoga
Cornelius Driskell, Private, 3rd Regt. New York Cont. Line
Daniel Driskell, Private, Brook's Massachusetts Regiment
John Drisco(l), Private, Poor's New Hampshire Regiment

'The Irish in New London, Conn., in the 17th and 18th Centuries - Michael J. O Brien

Marriages New London
Mary Driskel, Sept. 16, 1725

'Irish Sea-Captains of New London who commanded Privateers in the Revolution - The Career of Captain Michael Melally' - Michael J. O Brien

Pay Roll of Officers and Men belonging to the Ship Oliver Cromwell*



Date of Entry

John Driscoll


January 26, 1778

Philip Driscoll


April 14, 1777

* During the Revolution the Oliver Cromwell was captured by an English warship and her crew taken to England…

'Irish Footsteps in New Jersey Sands' - W.H. Mahony

Newspapers advertisements and other announcements in the years 1768 - 1771, incorporated in the Archives, refer to many Irish residents of New Jersey towns. Among them are mentioned:

Jeremiah Driscoll [of] Burlington, Farmer

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