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Researches are grouped by branch where known.
akaighin38 at hotmail.com
Good Morning Greg,
I just visited the
Kaighin site (by Googling my name) and found that both myself and my
step-mother have been labeled as "strays" from
kittencutie at cox.net
I don't know when my dad was born.
I don't know when my aunt was born.
They were never married.
Keighin was born PRIVATE in PRIVATE.
Me, I was born PRIVATE in PRIVATE. I'm in Vegas now.
bkaighin at net2000.com.au
Thank you for your progress with our family story.
I Am Roland Bruce Kaighin, married Valerie Jean PRIVATE in 1959.
Our children are : Peter Bruce Married Kari PRIVATE, their children: Asha & Liam.
Jennifer Louise her child: Ella Louise Kaighin
Andrew Michael, no children
Meredith Anne, married Giovanni [John] Cerra, their children: Lauren, & Adam
My father, Evelyn Orry Kaighin married Dorothy PRIVATE, I am the only surviving child.
My grandfather, David Orry Kaighin married Evelyn Lund, their children: Charles Bright [unmarried]
David Orry's father was Thomas Kaighin married Jane Cain.
I hope this may be some help, as I extend this I shall contact you again
Warm Regards, Bruce
Charles William “Bill” Keighin
cwkeighin at comcast.net
Kevin Keighin gave me your address, and I've looked at your most impressive web site. I'm a cousin
of Kevin's; his g father and my father were bothers. You may already have most/all of the information I
may contribute, but am interested in hearing from you.
[Charles William] Bill Keighin
johnson.craig.a at edumail.vic.gov.au
I am Olive Johnson's eldest son. Rodd Johnson is my youngest brother.
Her father was Thomas Robert Livesay Kaighin.
His father was Thomas Caesar Kaighin.
I am interested in accessing
the data base as am travelling to the
diane.kaighin at hp.com
Hi could you please provide me with a password to view the Kaighin database. My name is Diane Patricia Kaighin and I reside in Victoria Australia. Thank you.
e18daddyof02 at aim.com
I am the son of Greg Keighin
his father was from
furthest relatives live in
and found it strange my last
name is spelled KEIGHIN and you were looking for
I can inquire further if you feel this is something.
aussie_blow_fly at hotmail.com
Hi, My name is Jessica Jeanette Dent.
I currently live in
Kevin and Andrew Keighin
kkeighin at yahoo.com
keighin2 at uiuc.edu
The reason our branch was told that the name was changed to Keighin was due to a land clerk's error
when land was put in the Keighin name(instead of Kaighin). It was told to my dad that David Byron?..
when the land clerk misspelled the name on the land deed....told the family that it would cost more to
correct the spelling than what it was worth.... So that was why the
spelling got changed here in
Kind of sorry excuse for our line of thinking.....
Thanks Greg for the work you are doing. It is really interesting. Hopefully my cousin Paula (Keighin)
Meiner will be able to update you on some of the family tree.. Here is part of my immediate branch..
Clarence and Isabel(Latham) Keighin...sons Bob,Paul, and Ken Keighin
Kenneth Allen Keighin and wife Grace Keighin.....son Kevin and daughter Valerie
Kevin Byron Keighin and wife Janet Keighin
son Andrew Ross Keighin
daughter Melissa Lynn Keighin
Valerie (Keighin) Tamblyn and husband Scott Tamblyn
Lynette Piggott (nee Moon)
lynpiggott at datafast.net.au
I have just been in contact with my brother Milton Moon, who has sent me all the info regarding your
Kaighin research. It all sounds great. I am the youngest child of Victoria Jane Moon (nee Kaighin) and have been keen to find more about our origins. I am Lynette Piggott (nee Moon)
Cheers and regards from a distant relative
elthamlax at techinfo.com.au
The WOOLLEY family I am
researching for a friend, come from LOTHA in
to go on at this stage but there may be a connection somewhere once you start researching that line. I
have found that there
are three separate WOOLLEY families in
I do also have a distant connection to the CAIN name. David Orry KAIGHIN married Evalina LUND - his parents were Thomas KAIGHIN and Jane CAIN – her father was Caesar CAIN.
melissakeighin at huntinton.edu
Hey no problem! I went to kaighin.com. Very interesting!
And yes... I would LOVE to go back to
miltonmoon at smartchat.net.au
My mother was a Kaighin;
her family migrated to
Country of the Victorian
Best wishes, Milton Moon.
ftyrrell at hyperlink.net.au
Also descended from Thomas Kaighin and Jane Cain.
pmeiner at prairieinet.net
Here is some information that might be helpful to you:
My dad is Paul Byron Keighin
parents: Clarence Byron and Isabel Latham Keighin
marriage: Mary Jean Keighin
April 19, 1942 in
Paula Jean Keighin - married to
Lonnie Aaron Meiner on Aug. 15, 1970 in
Amy Jean Meiner married Matthew John Cheever - April 6,
Tricia Dawn Meiner
Kristi Suzanne Meiner
2. John Gray Keighin
If there is anything else that you need, Greg, please let me know.
I am the son of William
Henry Robert Kaighin and Margaret (PRIVATE), both born in
roddajohnson at optusnet.com.au
Bride and Jurby Branch
annakaighin at yahoo.co.uk
I came across your site today
purely by accident and noted that you were interested inquiring information
relating to the Kaighans in Barrow in Furness -
My name is Anna and I am married to Michael Kaighan - son of Alan Frederick Kaighan. Michael has 2 sisters, Denise and Pauline.
Alan Kaighan has 2 brothers, Brian and Derek and 2 sisters, Marion and Audrey.
Denise has 2 children, Wayne and Christine.
Pauline has 2 children, Martin and Sharon.
Alan's father's name was William John Kaighan.
All of the above were born in Barrow in Furness.
Very little appears to be known
about the family history although we believe that there are connections to
the Isle of Man and
If you would like any specific information I will gladly pass it on to you.
brian.kaighan at btinternet.com
just noticed your web page saying you would welcome contact from the Kaighan
family from Barrow in
My name is Brian Kaighan eldest son of Brian and Shirley Kaighan. I am Married to Jan and we have 2 children Nicola and Darryl. I have a brother Tony, who is married to Lynne and they have 2 children, Glenn and Scott.
I also have a sister Jayne who is married to Andrew Shannon. and they too have 2 children, Emma & Jack.
I have 2 uncles called Kaighan – Alan & Derek - both married with adult children
We all still live in Barrow!!!!!!
hope this is useful to you,
Darryl “Daz” Kaighan
brian.kaighan at btinternet.com
Darryl Kaighan, the youngest one of Brian and Jan's family. I saw your
website at school some time ago, and I was wanting
to e-mail you but it turns my Dad already did! A bit about myself: I play
guitar and sing in a band called Steamed Clams. We've been wanting
to play in
Thanks for reading,
david-hughes at fish.co.uk
enquiring on behalf of my wife's distant cousin, who had an aunt Catherine
Ann Kaighin (died 12 July1938 at Verriaght,
Would it be possible to have a password to access your database?
Derald Rust and Arula Kaighin Rust
dhrust at msn.com
I am searching for information about the family of John Kaighin, born at Ramsey IOM, Oct. 21. Father
Thomas, Mother Jennie Kissack, Grandmother Kate Kelly, Brothers William, Thomas, and Robert and one
sister. Brothers Thomas and Robert and sister died in flu epidemic prior to 1898 John Kaighin sailed for
three years on an English vessel between ool and
This is Arula Kaighin Rust finally getting back to you. Thanks for the message and the information
The information you have on the Nebraska Kaighins is all correct as far as it goes. My parents were William
Milton and Mildred Catherine (PRIVATE) Kaighin. I was born PRIVATE and was adopted on PRIVATE. I
will round up all the information you requested and get it to you. I need to check on some dates with a
cousin, Dorothy Kaighin McConnell who is the youngest daughter of Joy Kaighin and Lockard Stanley.
You asked who John James married -- her name was Marie Trivier and her parents immigrated from
The Kaighins that we visited with are Edna Holder and Helen Kaighin. Helen has since passed away, but
Edna's son, Roger, is continuing the search. I believe he has traveled to IOM several times.
If you will send me your address, I will be happy to send you copies of all the letters and other information
we have. It is too much to email. In the meantime I will try to organize all pertinent data to forward to
you. I am so thrilled that someone is tracing the Kaighin line. My father always wanted to make a trip to
IOM but never made it. I wish he could see what you have -- he would be so tickled.
Again, thank you for getting in touch with us. I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.
Sincerely, Arula (pronounced Ar-la)
Derald Rust (Arula’s husband)
dhrust at peoplepc.com
Greg my name is Derald Rust and I happen to be
married to a Kaighin from
from the Isle of Mann and for some reason never knew much about his family or at least never passed it on
to my wife's father. We do have some letters from the Isle but not much more. My wife's father's name was
William Kaighin. We do know of a family in
their family has traveled to the Isle, but never or at least seems never, made a connection. Don't know
where to go from here but any help would be appreciated.
belltek at telus.net
Thank you for all your help so far. I am slowly sorting out my family (Teare and Mylrea). It would have been helpful if they would have thought of different first names for their children. In the William Mylrea (ggrandfather) family there were 3 sons named William-just reused after the death of each son!.
Thank you for forwarding your contact info re John Willy Kaighin.
Do you live on the IOM?
White Rock, B.C.
shpmrussell at zen.co.uk
come from a family that went out to
james.cormode at gmail.com
I’m a relative of Tom Wager with whom I believe you have corresponded about his Kaighin family. I also knew Tom’s grandfather and spent hours listening to him tell stories.
beankeough at msn.com
I was wondering if you have anything on Doris Kaighin and her second marriage. She married my Great-
Grandfather, Stanley Douglas in Dec.18th 1919 in
frankleslie at telus.net
Charles Kaighin / Margaret Cannell
Interested in connecting with anyone researching these two individuals in the late 1790's early 1800's
How come in the 1851 census there is s Phil listed as a son? this Phil was born in Malew.
This Philip is who I suspect to be my g-g grandfather, as I can find no other Philip born in Malew, and the
time frame fits my Philip. Could he not be the son of
1851 German, IOM census states:
Do you know did your John Kaighin have a brother named Phillip Kaighin who married Ann Comish? All
my Kaighins came from IOM then to Yorkshire then on
I am trying to find information or descendents of
Phillip Kaighin and his wife Ann Comish. Their
children are Lenora baptized Mar 3, 1867 in Bride, Isle of Man; Catherine
Jane baptized Bride; Phillip John (my g-grandfather); Janetta
baptized Sept 20,1874 in St. Matthews, Douglas, Isle
of Man and Robina J. Kaighin b abt 1878 in Mirfield,
jlk at kaighinfamily.iom.net
Lives in Kirk Michael, IOM.
To work backwards: You have my family
correct. We were married on
Haverfordwest in what was then Dyfed but is now Pembrokeshire,
(PRIVATE) were both born at the Jane Crookal Maternity Unit,
since moved to a new site in Braddan. My wife (PRIVATE) was born (PRIVATE) at (PRIVATE).
I have one sibling: (PRIVATE) (Kaighin) Williams. She is married to (PRIVATE) Williams. Married at
one daughter and live in Ramsey
My Parents were married in 1964 at
until about 1972. My father has no siblings. My parents are both still alive.
My Grandfather's (Edward known as Ned) Siblings: John William Kaighin - never married - no children –
lived at Ballamoar, Jurby. James Kaighin - never married - no children - lived at Ballamoar, Jurby. Dora
Kaighin - married ? Forsyth - lived at Jurby - 2 children – boy and girl (Hazel - living 2004 married Cyril
when young. I shall have to ask my father what he knows of this.
it up! There are three (3) houses next to each (ie separated by one or two small fields) other which were
Only one of these houses is in the local government parish of Jurby the other two being in Ballaugh. The
house my parents live in is as I have said just on the Ballaugh side - however a previous vicar of Jurby
parish church called to see my parents and told them that for Church of England purposes their house is
listed as being in Jurby - the boundaries are not the same.
Regarding other place names I wonder if Ballamoar ; Sandygate and Curragh could actually refer to the
same place? All three terms are not necessarily very specific. Sandygate being a hamlet, Curragh a general
term referring to the wet land extending north from Ballaugh Curragh and Ballamoar being part of the
name of a number of properties. My great uncles lived on a small farm called Ballamoar Beg (about 20 acres
I think). I can remember going there when young. I don't think it had changed much all the years they had
lived there. My great uncle John and grandfather farmed in partnership. I well remember my great uncles
cutting the last field of cereal in the parish with an old binder (pulled by a tractor) because a small bridge
connected some fields and it would not have taken a combine harvester. That would have been in 1973 I
think. I believe there is a picture of this somewhere - my great uncle can be seen using the leavers on the
My Great Grandmother died in approx the late 1930's, I think before my father was born. I have seen the
grave but can not recall the actual date. She was buried in Jurby Churchyard as were my great uncles and
great aunt. My grandparents were buried in Ballaugh churchyard.
William Kaighan father to William John Kaighan, Gini and Martha Was my Great-Grandfather I have very
little info But would appreciate more
William Kaighan was my great-grandfather. I have asked my father if he can remember anything and the
only information he could remember was that he was originally married to a lady called Smythe? and later
married someone called Mary. (my great-grandmother) it seems that not very much is known about my
family ancestry other than that we originated in the Isle of Man.
nik.kaighan at gmail.com
Nicola Kaighan from
k4gsn at hotmail.com
pjallen at btinternet.com
Concerned with Ramsey, Bride and Ballaugh Kaighins.
Robin Douglas Kaighin
robkaighin at msn.com
Rkaighin at sympatico.ca
Date: Saturday, 31 July 2004, at 1:53 a.m.
In Response To: Re: KaighinCannell connection (shirley)
Leslie Erdman, who began this thread, and I are cousins. The email address that I have for her is no longer
valid as we have not corresponded for over 2 years. Can anyone send mine to her or pass hers to me?
Thanks, Ron Kaighin
shell_taylor at hotmail.co.uk
Interested in the family of John Corkish and Bahee Kaighin (born 1703) from Kirk Bride.
coco1 at rock.com
I have only just started researching but my basic line is as follows backwards from me
Susan Rosina Rankin Born Barrow in Furness
Margaret PRIVATE born Barrow in Furness 1949 m Henry Rankin
Rosina Mickle born Barrow in Furness 1912 m John PRIVATE (poss William john)
Annie Maria Kaighen born Barrow in Furness 1885 m Herbert Mickle born IOM 1876
Charles Kaighen c IOM 1857 ? b IOM 1856
Married in Barrow in Furness 1880 to Eliza Gibbons (died in childbirth 1887
age 27, Annie’s mam)
Married Barrow in Furness 1888 to Mary Dick
I am not sure who Charles’ parents were, possibly Charles and Margaret Lace so I have also contacted Sue Sides
joesue at jsides.freeserve.co.uk
M021du00 at cwcom.net
Charles Kaighin married Margaret Lace 12th April 1856, Ballaugh, father Thomas Kaighin, James Lace.
Their son William Kaighin has a twin brother
Phillip born 1862 in Rheu-callin. William served in
my GGrandfather another William john Kaigh(a)n 1892, married in 1911 to Mary Ellen Smyth nee Walling,
child also William john Kaighan born 1911 married 1934 to Evelyn Powis, numerous children, my mother
I have a WILLIAM KAIGHIN born 1862 in Kirk Michael, father CHARLES, mother MARGARET, I have
found him married in NOVA SCOTIA, serving in the army as a private, are they the CHARLES AND
MARGARET that you are researching.
Sorry it took a while to get back to you, i finally ordered WILLIAM KAIGHIN birth certificate. The General
Registry for the
Philip, parents, Charles and Margaret, the lived in Kirk Michael, Rheucallin. Are they the Charles and
Margaret that you are searching.
William John Kaighan (my GGrandfather) married MARY ELLEN SMYTH (nee Walling) in 1911 in Barrow in
joesue at jsides.freeserve.co.uk. I look forward to hearing from you.
I am looking for information on a William Kaighan, who married Mary Slangwhite, I have them living in
Barrow in Furness in 1892 when their son William John Kaighan was born
tdavis64 at austin.rr.com
I have eldest daughter's birth the same but have
no information re marriage. For eldest daughter I also have:
From an email:
t.kaighin at rogers.com
I am Todd Randall Kaighin, son
of Ronald Fredrick Kaighin and Sheila Marguerite (nee PRIVATE) Kaighin.
My parents were raised in
I would like to request a password so that I may look at the genealogy database.
Thanks in advance,
thoswagner at yahoo.com
Descended from James Joseph Kaighin who emigrated to
First Kerrowglass Branch
married Thomas P. Kaighin Jr. last year.
I believe Thomas Sr.'s family came out of
bickford1 at amertech.net
Hi - I found your very
extensive information, Thank you. I have just started serious input
into my family tree. My great grandmother was Catherine Kaighin,
married John W. Fix, my grandmother was Ida Margaret Fix married to Charles
C. Klingman, my mother was Kathryn Laverne Klingman married to Paul Theodore
Eisele, and I am Barbara Eisele Sofer. I don't know if I have any
information to contribute, but as a child, my mother and grandmother would
take me to
Sincerely, Barbara Sofer,
amazon1021 at yahoo.com
Do you post any pictures on your site? I have some pictures of Josephine (my great-grandmother) and
her twin sister Hazel.
I am really enjoying your site, thanks so much for all your hard work.
ccbreland at comcast.net
I just found your website (while searching for The Kaighins of Kirk Michael), and I’m very interested in
seeing your database of names. I’m descended from John Kaighin and Eleanor Cannell, who came to
NYC until she died in
that Margaret’s older
brothers Philip, William and Thomas settled in
Thanks, and I look forward to hearing from you.
danp1112 at alltel.net
Brother of Jim Pintner below.
d.bagley at simpatico.ca
Looked the Kaighin family you have on my line and found that generation 1 is different. I have no
Thomas being the head of the family. John was born 1768 marries at 1797 his brothers and sisters were
Margaret 1770, Ann 1775, Charles,1778, William 1783, Catherine 1786. Their father was John born 1715,
he marries Elizabeth Knickel in 1766. They farmed at Kerroo Glass. His brothers and sisters were Joney
1717, Leonara 1718, Catherine1721 who marries Thomas Cannell, Alice1724, Henry 1726, and Margaret
1730. Their father was also a John b1685 who marries Alice Boddaugh of Kirk German. It seems funny
but was John married twice? Who is Thomas and how did he get in the picture?
mitziodell at sbcglobal.net
Great Granddaughter of Margaret Christian Kaighin and Robert Cubbon
This one made it! Not sure where the other messages ended up... Nice to hear from you. I have some photos my mother gave me which I will gladly send you. Do you prefer the originals? I have a scanner which is not connected but can get that running (I think). Love to help you either way.
Jenifer Payne Williams
jeniferwilliams at cheqnet.net
I'm working on a family history
and came across your website. My GG Grandfather is Thomas Gale
Kaighin. My GG Grandmother is "Minnie" Wilhelmina
Hazelman...your records show it as Hasselman. My Great Grandmother is
Effie Laura Kaighin Smith. I was born in
My dad, who passed away this year, left me with a large amount of fairly well chronicled family genealogy. Anything I might be able to fill in for you I'd be happy to research! I may have some questions for you as I put together my history. Wow!
I just found your site this evening and will take a good look at it as time permits. I just wanted to introduce myself and say "hello" to a family member that I didn't know I had.
Best to you,
Jenifer Payne Williams
jkpdaisy at yahoo.com
I wanted to provide more information for the
Kaighin family. My maiden name is Kaighin, I live in
jimcasadevl at msn.com
Looking for info on Thomas and Wilomena Kaighin and their daughter Pearl b. 1891
Jim and Liann Key Kaighin
jimkaighin at batelnet.bs
liann at batelnet.bs
to what you have found - looking for Kaighin’s from
jadpi at aol.com
jim.pintner at sandbridge.com
Thank you Greg. My aunt Kathlyn (Kay), dad (Roland)'s sister, first mentioned you and your family research. I can't imagine the work necessary, but I can imagine the feeling when you get names of your ancestors, and theirs, and theirs, and theirs along with locations from around the world. In fact, I'm looking through old envelopes of stuff right now, and getting a glimpse into the past. House deeds, burial receipts, letters, and tons of pictures. Thoughts, memories and revelations. It's thought provoking and enlightening. I was just wondering if you're still compiling information. If so, I may have some missing names and dates for you. Let me know and I'll send them to you. And, thank you again for your thoughtful reply. It was timely and appreciated, especially from a family member. Little bits of him live on through us.
All the best,
PS. Are we cousins?
I am trying to trace the ancestors of my Father's mother (Ruth Summers)--whose mother's (Josephine
Kaighin) family came from the Isle of Man. The following is a record of all the information I have so far on
the Kaighins (and related families) from the Isle of Man. I am interested in information and/or stories
about any of the people in this family, and in tracing all of the branch trees back, and also in tracing them
forward. I would love to correspond with other descendants of this family who are still on the Isle of Man.
Ancestors of Josephine Kaighin
of 2. Phillip Kaighin and 3. Jane Maria Gale. She married
(1) David Otis Summers
Summers and Mary Jane Wherry.
Additional information is from personal acquaintance with family members ro from relatives. Information
in the corners is from the Parish records, which are on microfilm in the Genealogical Library of the Isle of
John Kaighin and 5. Eleanor Cannell. He married
3. Jane Maria Gale
3. Jane Maria Gale (Source: Florence Lyon Genealogy Chart, Corner section--genealogical Library of the
the daughter of 6. John Gale and 7. Eleanor Brew.
Child of Phillip Kaighin and Jane Gale is:
Quayle. He married 5. Eleanor Cannell.
Knight b. 9-02-1798.).
Kelley b. 10-28-1801.).
ix. Elizabeth Margaret Kaighin, born
Margaret Varren b. 5-08-1813.).
2 x. Phillip Kaighin, born June 17, 1815 in Isle of Man; died January 18, 1884; married Jane Maria Gale
xii. Thomas Kaighin, born
married Phillip Kaighin
barry.karen at verizon.net
like the idea of Kaighins living in
Kathlyn A. “Kay” Stafford
kapes26 at earthlink.net
Granddaughter of Charles Wesley Kaighin and Anna L. Winkler
kmk24 at drexel.edu
My name's Kenneth Merle Kaighin III, or just Ken. I came across your site googling for some relatives and
noticed you were looking for information regarding the Kaighins of the
database file to see if everyone below was already included (password protected), but here's a run down of
the Kaighins in my immediate family:
Bonnie Kaighin married Terry Kaper; son John and daughter Laura
Keith Kaighin married Margaret (?); son Keith and daughter Kelly
Kirk Kaighin married Paula (?); sons Scott, Nicholas, Thomas and daughter Hayden
Ken Merle Kaighin Jr. (deceased) married Paula Sue PRIVATE; sons Kenneth Merle Kaighin, Kevin
Matthew Kaighin, Patrick Harmon Kaighin, and Sean Thomas Kaighin.
Kirk Matthew Kaighin
peedydinks6 at aol.com
Hi, my name is Kirk Matthew Kaighin. My father was
Kenneth M. Kaighin Sr. of
lbernal at vollrathco.com
reason I write is that my husband and I are leaving for
I will send you the information which my grandmother had in her files, her name was Lillian Hanora Gertrude Corrigan Gillespie.
Here's the listing of family names and dates from her files.
John Kaighin and Eleanor Cannel Kaighin
Married about 1796
John Kaighin (Jr.)
Jane Kaighin Corlett born Jan. 1, 1801
Elizabeth Kaighin Knight
Ellen Kaighin Crane
Ann Kaighin Williams born Aug. 16,1809
Thomas Kaighin born 1818
Margaret Kaighin born May 18, 1825.
Kaighin died about 1830,buriedat
Eleanor Cannel Kaighin died about 1860,
John Kaighin (Jr.) died
Jane Kaighin Corlett died, age 99 yrs.3
mos, buried Sleepy Hollow Cemetery,
Elizabeth Kaighin Knight buried
William Kaighin died, buried
Ann Kaighin Williams died, buried
Charles Kaighin died, buried
Philip Kaighin died, buried
James Kaighin died, buried
Thomas Kaighin died, buried
Margaret Kaighin Varran died Aug.
Thank you for all the information you've researched and for making it available.
radieroo at gmail.com
I happened upon your Kaighin genealogy website, and I was amazed at all the work you've done. Very interesting stuff. I found my family there - my mom is Karen Kaighin - but I just want to let you know that my first name was spelled wrong - it's Rachael.
Thanks and good luck with your project.
doughtyrob at aol.com
Date: Monday, 21 August 2000, at
In Response To: Re: Charles Kaighin/Margaret Cannell (Susan Sides)
I am looking for information on my great great grandmother, Margaret Kaighan who was born on the
sandie at home.com
As you can see I am a Kaighin too and would love to know the history of the Kaighin family
fishrover at aol.com
Another descendant of the other Cleveland Kaighins. Adopted sister of above Jim Kaighin
I am part of a large Kaighin family that
originated out of
family grew out of
ssortor at regencyhospital.com
My name is Stephanie Sortor, maiden name Kaighin. My dad is Steven Kaighin and my grandfather is Clifford Kaighin. I think this is a very interesting site and would like to look into it more. Please email me the password for this site. Thank you.
Stephanie (Kaighin) Sortor
skaighin at harbor.org
My name is Steven L. Kaighin. My parents are Clifford L Kaighin & Rose Marie Kaighin. We are from
Charles Thomas “Tom” Kaighin
tomkaighin at yahoo.com
I'm just starting this mess, and am somewhat bereft of living known relatives to get info from so I am
assuming a slow and torturous process. Feel free to assist if you can, all assistance welcome and appreciated
TKaighin at Limitedbrands.com
the clan from
my grandfather Clifford Kaighin would be very interested in your website. I plan on mentioning it to him
and hopefully he will contact you. I know a while back some members of our family researched the family
tree. So hopefully he has that info and it can be of some assistance to you. I believe my grandpa also has
info on Kenneth and Yvonne
Kaighin of the
William G. Kaighin
wk1 at msn.com
I am very interested in the family tree.
Have you ever thought of having a Kaighin family reunion?
My Grand father was James Alfred Kaighin,
3 sons Alfred, Ralph and Eugene, and my dad Arthur.
There was a daughter I think died at 19 years, not positive.
John Beddow Kaighin Branch
ajmanning at bigpond.com
in 1839 and had 7 children. Does anyone know who her parents were, or other siblings? Any help would be
greatly appreciated ! Thanks
bodily at pmt.org
My name is Barb Bodily. I am related to the Kaighins through John Kaighin (1855) from Isle of Man. His daughter Annie Madaline Kaighin married Robert Lewis Wheeler ...that's our link.
I would love to see the data base you have on the Kaighin family if you would like to share it.
Bk3345 at aol.com
Will check on the dates you have listed. I know there was a John Kaighin as a grandfather or great grandfather
Elaine Hollenbeck Russell
rhrehrsrgr at sbcglobal.net
I am thrilled to hear from you and very interested in your ancestry records regarding my great grandmother, Anne Kaighin Wheeler. You can e-mail you file to this e-mail address. Thanks very much for willing to share.
Elaine Hollenbeck Russell
Berry2 at aol.com
I can tell you that I come from John Beddow
Kaighin. My Grandfather is Luther Thomas Kaighin, and my mother is Carol Marlene
Kaighin (Tinker). She was born Oct. XXXXX. She had a brother, Luther Le Otis
Kaighin (deceased) and a sister, Marsha Elizabeth Kaighin (deceased). I can
get you more information after I talk to my Mom. My Grandfather just lost his
sister, Dorothy, this year. I have a sister, Marla Jerene Tinker (Melius), born June XXXXX, and a brother, Brian Wesley
Tinker, born April XXXXX. My aunt
and uncle had no children so there are no more Kaighin's from this branch,
and no other children, except my sister and mine. That's all for now. I live in
jk5013 at aol.com
Hope this helps a Little.
This is mostly based on my Mother and her children, but also gives a brief detail of her sister and brothers.
All born of Donald C Kaighin and Myrtle "Nadine" (Evans) Kaighin. From the First Marriage of Donald
Charles Kaighin and Nadine Evans there were 4 children.
Here they are.
Tony Kaighin is Married and has 3 kids. Veronica, Xavier, and Monica ( not sure on the spelling)
Tammy Kaighin has 3 kids. Shawna, Krista, Alyissa (not sure on the spelling.)
Trena Kaighin has 3 kids. Jacob, Nicole, and Justin. She married Robin Charles (deceased) Jacob, Nicole,
and Trena still have the Charles name. Justin is a Kaighin.
Tracy Kaighin has 1 kid.
Justin Kaighin son of Trena Kaighin ( daughter of Donald Charles
Kaighin and Nadine Evans ) Has 1 Son. Brennon Kaighin
Trena Kaighin (mother) Scott Williams (father)
Justin Kaighin (son)
Trena Kaighin (Mother) married Robin Charles (Father)(deceased)
Jacob Charles (son) Nicole Charles (daughter)
Justin Kaighin (father) married (now Divorced) Courtney Kaighin (Mother)
Brennon Kaighin (son)
Kenneth R. Kaighin
kaighin37 at comcast.net
I'm Ken Kaighin son of John F Kaighin in
Kirk Malew Branch
kaigs at telkimsa.net
Hi Greg and many thanks for the contact.
researched my ancestors many years ago and discovered that we originated from
the Isle of Mann as I believe all Kaighins do. My direct line goes to about
1700. As I come across new Kaighins I
log them onto my Excel list with so far over 768 names there. Quite by accident I discovered that only
one Kaighin came to
John Clague Kaighin
j.kaighin at merseymail.com
Thanks for your email, (09/01/09). I would be delighted to assist in any way I can and will willingly give my DNA to the project, but need to know how to proceed. Please advise. Please keep me informed on your work to date, and of any progress as I am intrigued by genealogical tracing. (Being of Manx descent, we probably have some Viking DNA). I look forward to hearing from you soon.
All the best Greg, (What's Aloha in Manx?)
jw at i.im
My cousin Sally Sprung has previously given you some details regarding her side of the Kaighin family and, for
my sins, I am also from that side. I am the John she refers to in her outline of the family. My mother was
Mona Esther Kaighin sister of Sally’s grandfather William Clague Kaighin (born 21st February 1903). I attach a
file showing “my side” of the family. I trust the above is self explanatory but should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.
Sally Sprung (Kaighin)
Sallysprung at aol.com
William Kaighin was my GGGF. His son John Kaighin b1879/80, married Edith Mona Clague b1877/8, at the
and Mona Esther Kaighin b 03/02/16 in
m.kaighin at ntworld.com
Sister of Sally Sprung
frangillam at in-hausassociates.co.uk
My maiden name was Kaighin. I was born in the
Margaret McQuillan, my grandfather Ernest – he was a tailor in Kirk Michael and his wife was Margaret
Fran Gillam nee Kaighin
My maiden name was Kaighin. My Father used to talk of the name Kaighin being originally a Viking name such
as MacEachan meaning son of the horse lord. I am not sure of this having any substance but certainly the Isle of
Man was invaded by Norse people who settled on the island. My father's mother's name was Kerruish. The
family lived in Kirk Michael and my grandfather was a tailor.
timmyc at manx.net
My name is Tim Callister and I just found your link. My mother is Pat Kaighin from Kirk Michael and my aunt is
Viorrey. Both are alive and well. My mum is still in Kirk Michael and my Aunt is now in Ballaugh. I would like
to know more about the Kaighins so would very much like to get in touch with you.
alisoun at fastmail.fm
published two books but one must have been racist or anti-Semitic and had disappeared. The other of which
people were more proud appears on his tombstone. In the book he talks of Mr. Philip Kaighin who had 2
unmarried children who ran a hardware and toy shop. He was a cooper by trade but believed in temperance and
was also a Wesleyan preacher. Do you know anything about this side of the Kaighin Family?
Andrew William Kaighin
uptherobins2 at hotmail.co.uk
Yes, William John Kaighin and Ursala Ann Kaighin are my grandparents to confirm. They had two sons and two
daughters, William David Kaighin, my father who lives in
shortly moving to
on island. William David Kaighin has one child, myself! John has no children neither has Gillian. Judith has two
children with one partner Sophie, Kirstie Anderson and a son with another Edward Davis.
Hope this helps!
akaighin at douglas.gov.im
Gemma and Karl Kaighin parents David Christopher Kaighin and Annette Helen Kaighin. My husbands
father is David Kaighin his brother Jack Kaighin (Laxey). Also Gamma has a son Ethan James Kaighin and
Karl’s son is Joshua David Kaighin Gleave. Hope this is a help.
Loaghtyn at aol.com
Hello. My name is Hilary Morgan and I am the daughter of William Sidney Kinley. My Dad (born 1893) was the
8th child of Edward Kinley and Ann Jane Kaighin. They lived at Knochsharry Farm, Peel on the road to Kirk
Michael, past Llergydhoo Methodist Chapel, was where they worshipped, and just opposite the turning for
the Switchback road.
Ann and Jack Kaighin
kaighin at manx.net
Both members of the Isle of Man Family History Society
karl.kaighin at mea.gov.im
Sandra Kaighin sent me an email with the link to your site today; my sister Gemma and I are on your list of
strays. Just let me know whatever you need from me and I’ll sort it. Your site seems very interesting; I’ve also
looked into family coats of arms before in the museum etc., definitely not done as much research as you though.
I was hoping you’d have some information on Onchan Kaighin’s as I was told there was a Kaighin’s Farm up in
Birch Hill many years ago, explaining why the lane from the Onchan Scout hut running up to Birch Hill is called
Kaighin’s Lane, being an Onchan Kaighin myself. Well keep up the good work let me know if you need anything.
robandliz at xtra.co.nz.
Looking for information on Isabella Kaighin born approx 1795 and died 6.3.1837
Roy William Kaighin
maestro_canada at yahoo.com
Hi. My name is Roy Kaighin.
another. I was adopted by a William Kaighin
who was born in Ballaugh on
able tie in this person with your
Roy W. Kaighin
Diane Alton-Kaighin (
dianeak_deepcove at yahoo.com
I would love to help you with what little information I have. I am a Kaighin by marriage and spend most of my
time working on my family...endless work; however, I have worked a bit on my husbands.
anne.parks at adelphia.net
I do not have much of my Grandmother’s information, but here is what I have: She spelled the name Kaighn (it was always pronounced like Kaine in the household)
.. +William Perry Kaighn
........ 2 Mildred English Kaighn 1911 - 1994
............ +Archie Ambrose Dilley 1902 - 1970
................... 3 Margaret Linda Dilley PRIVATE
Bchrighn at aol.com
I would be interested in information about Kaighns from the Camden County Area. My mother was Eddenna William Kaighn, daughter of Edward James Kaighn, son of William Henry Kaighn, son of James Kaighn who was one the children of Elias Kaighn, Sr. I have a lot of material including data from Camden City directories, Census reports, data from Camden cemetery microfilms, etc. I am very much interested in what you have.
bkaighn23 at aim.com
Hi, my name is Brad
Kaighn. I was searching for my family history and stumbled across your
website. I live in
Brian [Kaighn] Remmey
bokr00 at yahoo.com
I offer two references,
the first, my heritage, traced to the IOM as follows: John Kaighn came to
My ancestor is George B.'s older brother, William Simpson Kaighn who married Nancy S. McElroy. I'd be interested in sharing information as well.
I had not seen the
chriskaig at gmail.com
On your website you specified that the Kaighn family tree is branched from NJ. If you don't mind, I would love some follow up information about my family tree.
liv4travl at aol.com
this gets to you. I tried emailing you but it was returned.
ckaighn at aol.com
I am looking for
information re: Charles Kaighn who was married to Beulah in
quoddy at gmail.com
Created web page www.kaighn.org
I have located your website and was impressed with what I found. I have no problem with you including info about me or using info that you found on my site.
I married into the Kaighn family 20 years ago and divorced out of the family 12 years ago. Despite this my ex and I are good friends and I have enjoyed working on the family tree. I'm finishing up college now and never bothered to renew my site dues but will in the future (1 - 2 years).
dmdemore at medfordnj.com
Can't say I am related
here, but, my husband Has KAIGHN, HINCHMAN, COLLINS,
MATLACK AND Halvsies on the MICKLE. He actually
descends from a William KAIGH(I)N and Charity
COLLINS. I have been unable to find anything on this William as far as a date
of birth or parentage. I am sure he comes from the
Gregory.Kaighn at mildenhall.af.mil
Well I am in this tree or should
be. My parents are Robert Kaighn Sr and Alverna Kaighn
(PRIVATE). My brother is Robert Kaighn
Jr. I am married to Patti Kaighn( PRIVATE) and have two sons Alan (step-son) and
James Kaighn who is my son. Just
interested in what you have, I just happened to be bored at work and googled my name, your site came and I would like a
password to your master list. I am from
jdole56233 at aol.com
From www.kaighn.org descended from John Kaighin and Sarah Dole
James Kaighn Robinson
jrobinson at lexpharma.com
name is James Kaighn Robinson and I am interested in exploring the database
from your website. Can you please send
me the password, and let me know how I can contact the individuals managing
jmhughes63 at hotmail.com
Anyone have information
on a Cynthia Kaighn, who married Felix Hughes? They were married in Loudoun
Co., VA in 1748. Felix was born in
njgranny at msn.com
This branch of the Kaighn family in
Sincerely, Joan A. Kaighn
John Kaighin emigrated to
kreb42 at mediaone.net
From www.kaighn.org descended from John Kaighin and Sarah Dole
p2miles at starpower.net
very much for your message. Rebecca
has been one of the more difficult of my father's all-New
zimfarm at incleodusa.com
information re: Cynthia Kaighin who married Felix Hughes in
melanie at iea.com
From www.kaighn.org descended from Maurice Edward Kaighn
Ray A. Kaighn
rkaighn at uswest.net
ray.kaighn at hill.af.mil
This is the first I have
been on the board. Ron, I spent time at Hamline University in St. Paul
Mn. Raymond P. Kaighn was the Athletic Director and other stuff at Hamline. I have documents and
pictures of Raymond which were collected by the University when they celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Game!!!! I think you above all would be interested in this information.
Rkaighn at yahoo.com
Hello Cousin! I just came across your website and figured I'd drop you a line. I am Robert Joseph Kaighn, Jr. of the New Jersey Branch (Robert Sr., Russell, John Lord, William, George B., Elias, etc). I have met Bob Christine and corresponded with Joan Kaighn. I'd be happy to pass along any info I can, although most of what I have is in the document on the website. One interesting cousin of ours was Raymond P. Kaighn. Attached is something I've written about him. Enjoy
Ronald W. Sauerbrey
sauerbrey at juno.com
Hi Rob, I have some info
on the Kaighn family from the
catgrace at aol.com
timnirella at nirella.com
My Grandmother was Vera
Swyler Kaighn Nirella her Father was Wilford
M. Kaighn, married to Mamie (Swyler) Kaighn.
From Bob Christine:
alan at alangorry.wanadoo.co.uk
I don't know why I've not found your
site before today but I'm impressed and (almost) tempted to do a similar
thing for the Gorry family. Would you please give me access to your
database in which I have high hopes of finding the family of my paternal
great grandmother Mary Kaighin, bc1814 [LDS], m Thomas Gorr(e)y
20 June 1835 [KG parish register No 189 page 6], d 17 Nov 1866 [lawsons.ca
burials list]. In the 1851 Census she is said to have been born in
andrew.nicholson at baesystems.com
researching my family tree and your website name keeps appearing as a site I
need to look at, but it does not seem to be working at the moment. Is it currently offline? My great grandfather John James Duff (born
in Douglas 1879) Married Mary Agnes Killen (born in Douglas 1885)in
herbk12 at hotmail.com
Mike Kaighin (Herbert’s son)
kaighan at sbcglobal.net
My dad John was adopted by Herbert John Kaighan and Ethyl
Till. Mary and I met with friends of
my fathers in
Jane Avril Kaighin
Wife of Ian Kaighin
Hi Greg. Yes we visited the Kaighin website some time ago. I will ask Ian's Uncle, John Kaighin (his father James Alexander is dead) if he can answer any of your questions. James and John had a sister Gertrude (I think) who died young without offspring. James had 2 children Ian (my husband) and Jane (now Corkish). John had 2 children Clive (died early 20s of hypoglycaemic coma) without offspring and Barry (paralyzed from waist down following motorbike accident in his 20s. He has one son Sam.
John Joseph Kaighin
john.kaighin at manx.net
I am John Joseph Kaighin, Born
PRIVATE at Isle of
mnx.iom at xtra.co.nz
I have just discovered your gen site. My connection to the Kaighins is as follows=
My grandfather John James Duff
Hope to hear from you soon, Michael Duff.
mona at christian.enterprise-plc.com
KAIGHIN - John, Sailor
of Peel m Mary Nicholl in 1839. John Alexander m Catherine Cannell in 1863 (and
his brother Henry m Margaret Christian in 1878). Catherine Margaret m William
Edward KEWLEY in 1889 - their son John William b 1890 disappeared from the
IOM & is thought to have emigrated to
John Kaighin m Mary
Nicholl, Braddan, IOM
s_and_n at hotmail.com
Hi, I found your email on genealogy.com, I hope you don't mind me contacting you. My name is Stephen Clough and I am researching the Kaighin side of my family tree. I noticed in the forum that you were talking about my ancestors so thought I would get in touch! I have attached a word document which illustrates the extent of my Kaighin research so far, I was hoping you could fill in any blanks or maybe just offer a little more info on top of what I already have! I look forward to hearing from you!
Many thanks in advance!
bekaighen at yahoo.com
I googled my name and I found information on my sister and me. I would like to view the Kaighin Database please. Also, if there is any information that you need I'd be happy to help provide that for you. I am very interested to do some researching!
carolyn.taylor at dblm.co.uk
I have just come across your site, my grandmother
was Eva Catherine Kaighin, born 1919 and she passed away in 2006. She had a
brother Frederick John (1911-1969) and sister Elsie (1911 – 2004/5). My nan was born in
I look forward to hearing from you, I hope you can clear things up for me
kaighens at aol.com
my name is Carrel Kaighen. I am married to
Douglas Kaighen son of Maureen and John we are visiting
Chelsea Gail Kaighen
chels_san at hotmail.com
I've been checking out your history of Kaighen history. My name is Chelsea Gail Kaighen, my father was John Rodney Kaighen & mother Gail Waters/Francis I’m interested in anyway I could trace my father's history. I have very little contact with him since I was a child.
chris.kaighin at environment-agency.gov.uk
Grandpa (George Henry Kaighin) married in 1929 in
My great grandfather was William Kaighin from Peel, a guard on the IoM railway. Apparently died after falling off the train drunk. We have a photo of him in IoM railway uniform.
George Henry Kaighin, born Peel (I think 1892)
George married Mary Barclay PRIVATE, of Ayrshire, in
John Kaighin was their only son, born PRIVATE, married Meg (Margaret) PRIVATE in 1960.
Nicholas Robert Fife Kaighin (PRIVATE)
Christopher john Fife Kaighin (PRIVATE) That's me
Sally Elizabeth Kaighin (PRIVATE)
From this generation one child carries the Kaighin surname:
Ronan Adams Kaighin (PRIVATE)
But we also have Ciara Kaighin Adams (PRIVATE)
Would be interesting to hear if you have us in your scheme already.
Looking for any information on my grandfather, Joseph Kaighen, whose mother's surname was possibly Crellin. My father, Stevan Kaighen and I have been looking for any information on our ancestors from the Isle-of-Man
don.k at manx.net
Hello fellow Kaighen,
Just quick e-mail to request password for ancestry pages you are compiling, and to say I had a Kaighen family tree done that may be of some help to you.
Hope to talk to you soon,
manx_vonda at hotmail.com
jem59 at tiscali.co.uk
I am researching Gawnes and I have found a few Kaighen connections. The one I was looking at in particular was Thomas Kaighin 'of Ballaugh' (I have 'abt 1788') who married Catherine Gawne 13 Jul 1819, Maughold. If you have any more direct way I might research this I would be grateful for any advice.
I have the ref from:
"The Descendants of Thomas Kaighin and Catherine Gawne.htm From "Shining by the Sea" - A history of Ramsey 1800-1914 by Constance Radcliffe: "…Thomas became the first coxswain of the Lifeboat "Two Sisters", a position later held (1883-90) by his eldest son, also Thomas." of 11 Quayles Court, Maughold" but I was wondering if there was any more info available.
Thank you very much
jonathanleece at thepremiergriop.biz
I am the Grandson of John James Kaighen who passed away about three years ago. He was buried at Lezayre Churchyard in the same ploy as his wife, my grandmother. He was Chairman of the Ramsey Town Commissioners and served as a member for many years. Both he and his father Garnet were founding members of the Ramsey Association of Buffs Club (RAOB). They had two Daughters Paulette Colquitt and Jacqueline Leece (both married names and remain married). They married Brian Colquitt and John Leece; they had three children and two children respectively. I assume you are not interested once they have lost the Kaighen name.
My great grandfather Garnett was also part of RNLI and I have possession of one of his original RNLI hats and also some of his mouth organs he used to play.
My grandfather John spent most of his early years in the army in the post WWII period. He was also a keen singer with his bother Neville. He played football for Ramsey AFC for many years. He was also an ambulance man until he was medically retired.
My mum Jackie lives in
Jonathan Leece ASI, ACoI, MICA
juheysham at hotmail.co.uk
Hello, I am researching my step mums family and discovered your excellent site full of information on the Kaighins from whom she descends. The page with the Ramsey Kaighins is her family, She descends from Catherine Robina (Catherine Lavinia on IGI) that being her great grandmother.
Thanks, Julie Richmond.
mmkaighen at sbcglobal.net
Rodney’s first wife was Florence Alice Alexander Kerruish; three children Gwen
married Frank Cooper in Bebington,
pam_k at cox.net
Christina Kaighen is my daughter and we are putting together a family tree regarding the Kaighen
surname. We would appreciate any information that you can provide. Joseph Rodney Kaighen was born
roach at manx.net
Brother of Donald above
Soccerjox at aol.com
I immigrated to Texas USA when I was 13 and am
now trying to see if there are any Kaighens still alive on the
sjkaighen at hotmail.com
sjcresswell at sympatico.ca
stevan0859 at hotmail.com
Looking for any info on Kaighen's of the
Voirrey Andrea Kaighen
kaighen47 at aol.com
Searching for relatives of Joseph Rodney Kaighen
born July 14th 1903, Married in
Second Kerrowglass Branch
damien.kaighin at hotmail.co.uk
My name is Damien Kaighin, son
of Edward Kaighin. We currently reside in
Deborah Kaighen (wife of Keith)
debbikay7 at hotmail.com
Yes, you have hit it right on the nose. My husband,
Keith, is the son of Joseph C. Kaighen Jr. He was born in
Irvin K. “Ike” Kaighin
hawkike at aol.com
I am Irvin K. Kaighin. Having been guided to your web site yesterday by an Internet intelligent young woman relative, I am delighted to have located Kaighin family information through data you have provided. I salute you for the good stuff you have done for me.
Irvin Kaighin AKA Ike
James Richard Wicksey Kaighin
boodler at manx.net
Don't know yet if I'm on your list yet, I'll find out if and when you send password! My name is James Richard Kaighin. Hopefully we'll be in touch with each other later.
Abbylaw at eaglecom.net
My name is Janice (Jan) Lawler. I was
referred to your web site by Steve Bailey. Some months ago Steve wrote
me and said that he thought we were related. Since then we have been sharing
our family information with each other.
When he referred me to your web site today, I found the
following. “Descendants of the
Carns (AKA Kaighins) of LeRoy Twp,
I would also be pleased if you would let me know if any of what I've sent is of any importance to your research.
janth76724 at aol.com
I have her name as Elizabeth Adeline (Addie) (Gilmore) Kaighin and she was my first cousin 3 times removed. I haven’t looked at your info yet, but how are you related to her?
Jane Kaighen Werle
jheelys at swbell.net
Kaighin / Connell
I too would like to find out about the Kaighins who left the IOM. It seems the family was large and my
ancestors were not prominent to be tracked. Just farmers, I guess. Do want to know who and where they
settled. I am planning a trip to the IOM and would appreciate information.
Charles married Anne Sayle had 3 children Charles, Matilda, Wm Alexander. Charles (my great
grandfather married Mary Louisa Grady
Charles Kaighin married Margaret Cannell. 6 children Hugh, Charles, John, Kitty, Ann, Betsy. Son John
married Sophia McCLure had 11 children
tiesackett at aol.com
I have a John Kaighin, b. Douglas, Isle of Man; he married Sophia McClure, b. Peel,
kaighin at hotmail.co.uk
rkaighen at gmail.com
My name is W. Richard Kaighen and I understand
you would like some "family tree" info from us. If you are still interested please respond
to this email and I may be able to clear up some "holes" in your
genealogy as far as our side of the ancestry goes which I have back to
Charles and Margaret (Connell) Kaighin from the I.O.M. who gave birth to
Hugh, Charles, John, Kattie, Ann or Jane?, and Elizabeth (Betsy) Kaighin.
Charles (born 1825 IOM) and John were the only two who immigrated to
If interested I would be happy to give you what I have.
rosemac at manx.net
I did reply to your email earlier on but I cannot find it in 'sent items' so you either have nothing or three or four. If you haven't received one this is just to say thank you for your very interesting letter.
The problem with the farm of Kerrowglass is that there are three small farms each called by the same name. I knew that a Margaret Kaighin had married a John Cannell and had seven daughters and one son who died in infancy and I have followed up all seven daughters to a certain extent. The story goes that John Cannell disowned his eldest daughter, Jane which is why Margaret, the second daughter, came to inherit Kerrowglass.
My Charles Kaighin who married Margaret Cannell lived in a nearby farm at the time called Skerrisdale.
When I was young I used to stay at Kerrowglass at weekends when my great aunt Christian Kaighin lived there and I used to sleep in a bed called a half tester, which was a bit like a four poster and had lots of curtains around it.
At the moment I am busy packing everything away into the loft as I am getting the decorators in and having a new floor covering which means everything has to be cleared out of my living room but I will be in touch again sometime.
stevebailey at hypernet.com
Hi, Nice to hear from you especially since I
hadn't a clue about any of this a few hours ago. I started this genealogical
stuff about Christmastime and it's still fairly new to me. The Kaighins are
the only ancestors I've found who arrived in this country after 1800. By the
way, how do they get Carne from Kaighin? Do they drop Rs
on the Isle of Man as they do here in mid-coast
Other Kaighin Researchers
I have no proof as yet
but this is what I have from the IGI
he married Christian KERMOD(E) 13th Aug 1780 at Malew.
Christian KERMOD(E) was christened on
spelt COSTAIN ).
Darrell R. Easton
I too have Kaighen's in my family tree, John Kaighen (M) Ann Quirk, daughter Mary (m) 16 Sep. 1828 Kirk Michael, Thomas Carran Jr. Mary had a son Thomas Kaighen (b) 24 Nov. 1820 Kirk German, before her marriage to Thomas. I may have a little more Kaighen information, but my family history on the IOM is the Carran/Karran family
Eleanor W. Sandford
tandas at adelphia.net
t.and.a.sandford at home.com
Margaret Kaighan – Bedford Co., TN
Looking for information on the family of Margaret Kaighan, who m. John Ferguson, 13 Nov. 1800, Bedford Co., TN. If this is my John Ferguson family, then they raised their children in Blount Co., TN. I have info. On all of their children. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks. EWS
gnshorck at flinthills.com
I am looking for info on a James Kaighin, who
married Elinor QUAYLE (she was baptized 31 Jul.
1842 in Kirk Michael); Their children: Margaret, John & Thomas (twins),
gregkaighin at gmail.com
darrenb at cobweb.com.au
jan_carter at carlbro.co.uk
I found your details on the Genealogy web site and am interested in anything you might be able to tell me
about the Kaighins from the
This is as much as I know at the moment:
Elizabeth Kaighin was my great grandmother, born 1864 Kirk Michael,
Isle of Man. We are not sure about her
Mother. Ellen Kaighin was
born IOM 1803 but we don't know her maiden name.
Any leads would be gratefully received.
Jenstep at charter.net
cainejm at tiscali.co.uk
Dear Mr. Kaighin
Jh14mb at earthlink.net
Mother of Elizabeth Kaighin born in 1815, Kirk
Wtrshn at utw.com
Shirjohn at blueyonder.co.uk
I said I
would let you know what I found and I have more or less got to the end of his
story. My gt. gt. Grandmother Jane Black
had 5 children. Eleanor Cannell, I have yet to find her marriage or death.
William Cannell my gt. grandfather, both children of William Cannell,
from Kirk Michael. Margaret Eda Cannell daughter of
John Cannell, from Kirk Michael, Christian Ann Kaighin(who died age 19 years
in K.M.) and John James Kaighin children of John Kaighin who married Jane on
7th. October 1883 in K.M. Eleanor and
William had already moved away and the 3 younger ones continued to live with
John and Jane until, Christian died in 1894, Margaret Eda
married William Hampton of I.O.M. and moved to
sylvia_perkins at hotmail.com
My grandmother’s uncle, Robert John Clague, married first Eleanor Lizzie Kaighin, then her sister Gertrude Kaighin.
elliottsgarden at on.aibn.com
My paternal grandmother was Susie May Emberson
(b. 31 Aug 1890
Peter2km at aol.com
Jane Black married John
James Kaighin on 07.10.1883 at Kirk Michael. Jane had an illegitimate son by her
future husband in 1878 and was also called john james
kaighin he married Ada
Torrance Humphrey and he died in1951 and
Ballacregga is about 0.5
miles from K Michael village on the
Other Manx Researchers
djdorca at comcast.net
Has done some research on Kaighins, primary interest is Caine in IOM
editor at manxnotebook.com
Not a Kaighin researcher, but an invaluable source of anything Manx
ngcrowe at hotmail.com
Noted Manx Genealogist, has done some research on Kaighins and Ballacregga
wralph at nmu.edu
Very good source for
Maple Ridge, B.C.
Not a Kaighin researcher, but his site contains transcribed wills from IOM and a burial index.
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