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This interesting surname, having long associations with the Irish county of Louth, is of Norman French origin, and is a locational name from any of the various places in northern France named with the Old French elements, "beu, bel", lovely, and "eau, ewe", water (Latin "aqua"). The name was initially brought to England by followers of William the Conqueror during the Conquest of 1066, and subsequently introduced into Ireland by Norman settlers in County Louth and the adjoining part of County Meath. The name of this great Hiberno-Norman family is perpetuated in Bellewstown (Counties Louth and Meath), and in Mountbellew (County Galway)...

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Still searching for Julia Bellew born about 1700's could be Galway or Mayo.


Julia Bellew could be from Galway


I am interested in Julia Bellew she was married to Edmond Taaffe, he died 1792 and she about 1818 she live in Dublin, they had a large family, I cannot find any record of their marriage or her birth, it was said she was from Galway, her cousins were Michael and Christopher Bellew, Thank you for your time Betty


I am searching for Julia Bellew Married to Edmond Taaffe Woodfield Co Mayo, I cannot find her Parents, I was informed that her Father Was Michael Bellew married to Julia Dillon, but his children were Christopher and Mary Catherine. Thank you for your time.


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