Welcome to the genealogy of the Driscoll family of Oswego, NY and
This website celebrates the history of the descendants of Captain
Timothy Driscoll who
emigrated from County Cork, Ireland at the time of the Irish famine
migration in the mid-1800s.
He arrived in Canada and traveled down the St. Lawrence River
to settle in Oswego, NY.
Although we are still searching for clues to his Irish ancestry,
what we know of his story--and the story of his descendants--is found
you will find some of the documents in my collection; I will
continually be adding more.
Source citations have been provided in the
If you think (or know!) that you are part of this story and would like
to share information,
narratives or photos, or if you find any errors in the historical
information, please email
There are many other surnames which enter our Driscoll story through
and on which you may find information in these pages.
I have italicized those for which I have more substantial information:
names of relatives who are still living have been omitted from
everything that I publish online
protect their privacy.
I have only included names of the living if I have received
the express permission of that individual.
This site and all of my genealogical travels
are dedicated to my grandfather
Leo Xavier Driscoll December
3, 1910-January 10, 2004