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Driscoll of Cork
Charleston, South Carolina
"Henceforth the O Driscoll were but tenants on their ancestral lands, however noble their lineage. Rickard O Donovan, writing at the time of the Famine, refered to many members of the clan then striving to keep alive in the workhouses of Skibbereen and Schull. He mentioned one William O Driscoll then 84 and living in England who claimed the title of 'O Dricoll' as a descendant of Col. Cornelius. Since his only son was unmarried, however, this branch appeared likely to become extinct, and the title would then devolve on cousins in Charleston, U.S.A...."
[D. Ó Murchada, Family Names of County Cork, Collins Press: Cork, 1996, p. 185]

Dr. Mathew O'Driscoll

Records from the Blake and White Bibles (Continued) by ML Webber - 1936 Dr. Matthew O'Driscoll was descended from one of the most honorable and ancient Catholic families of the kingdom of Ireland ... The boldness of his disposition & the readiness of his perception, as well as his masterly mode of arranging ...
At Charleston, Matthew O'Driscoll Esq. M.D. aged 64, oldest son of the late O'Driscoll of Creegh, Co. Cork and (brother of) Michael O'Driscoll, Esq. of Baltimore. Freemans Journal, Fri. 24 Nov 1820.
Some Connecting Links Between Ireland and The New World From Old Newspapers, by Rosemary ffolliott, The Irish Ancestor, Vol II, No.1, 1970, p.62-67

Daniel M O'Driscoll and Mary Elizabeth Cantwell

William C O'Driscoll

1840 Census

1850 Census

1860 Census

1870 Census

Savannah, Georgia, City Directory

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar

1880 Census



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Research by Millard (Bill) J. Driscoll

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Muster Roll of Captain Jacob JAMES’s Troop of Hussars of the British Legion Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel TARLETON from 25th October to 24th December 1781-
Fosters Meadow

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The Journal of the American-Irish Historical Society - Page 22 by American-Irish Historical Society

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