Alphonsus Boyle

about 1904–31 August 1987 (Age 83)
Malin More, County Donegal, Ireland

The Life of Alphonsus

When Alphonsus Boyle was born about 1904, in Malin More, County Donegal, Ireland, his father, James M. Boyle, was 39 and his mother, Mary Anne Cunningham, was 40. He lived in Malin Beg, County Donegal, Ireland in 1911. He died on 31 August 1987, in Malin More, County Donegal, Ireland, at the age of 83, and was buried in Gleann Cholm Cille, County Donegal, Ireland.

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Alphonsus Boyle
Dora Doyle

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    Dora Doyle


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    Mary Anne Cunningham




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World Events (7)


Age 15

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Age 16

In the Government of Ireland Act 1920, Ireland was partitioned, with the unionist-dominated north east becoming Northern Ireland.

Age 22

De Valera founds the new Fianna Fail party.

Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Baoithghill ‘descendant of Baoithgheall’, a personal name of uncertain meaning, perhaps from baoth ‘rash’ + geall ‘pledge’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Cony Alphonsus Leo Boyle in household of James Boyle, "Ireland Census, 1911"
  • Alphonsus O'Boyle, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Alphonsus O'Boyle, "Find A Grave Index"

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