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This is an Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic name "O' Scolaidhe" or "O' Scolaire". The Gaelic prefix "O" indicated "male descendant of", plus "Scolaide", a Crier, i.e. one whose duty it was to announce important forthcoming events, or "Scolaire", a student. Originally a Co. Westmeath Clan, the Scullys were driven by Anglo-Norman pressure to Munster, circa 1170. One branch of the family settled in Lorrha (North Tipperary), and another established itself in South Tipperary, near Cashel. Clan members were interred by the famous Rock of Cashel and have a memorial there called Scully's Cross. Today, the name is widespread in Counties Cork and Tipperary...

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Robert Walter Scully Sr. Born Aug 22, 1929 Died Jan 4, 2009 National Guard US Army (Ranger) Awards: Combat Infantry Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Glider Badge, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal with two stars and arrowhead, World War II Victory, Army of Occupation Japan Clasp, National Defense and Honorable Service Lapel button, World War II. Buried with full military honors in the Arlington National Cemetery.


My William Scully arrived in Tasmania (VDL) in 1849,William was tried in Co Galway 21 /3/ 1848 for Larceny, given 7 years sentence and transported. transported on the Hyderabad 2, for stealing wheat to feed his family. Transportation records stated he was from Co. Tipperary. Born around 1808. His wife Anne joined him in Tasmania around 1855/6 he and his sons, John and William farmed in Northern Tasmania at Blessington. His records also state that his mother was Peggy, his brothers John, Patrick and Michael - sisters, Mary, Nancy and Sally. He and Ann died at Blessington Tasmania and his descendants including me still live on the island.


Paul Scully born August 24th 1964. Paul Scully is a Vice President with Intel Corporation and a notable speaker on the future of Leadership at global business forums


Nellie (Ellen) Scully was born on May 24, 1873, in Ireland, the daughter of Mary (Treacy) and Michael Scully. She emigrated to Boston, MA in 1888. She married Frank R Smith on October 16, 1901, in Boston, Massachusetts. They had two children during their marriage. She died on March 5, 1960, at the age of 86.


My Scully's arrived in New York & landed in Brooklyn's 10 ward & 3rd District in 1852. The Father was James (B1813-1817) and Mother was Catherine (B b1817-1818) In the 1860 UScensus they listed 6 Children. My Great Grandfather Patrick (B 1839) Thomas (B 1842) James (B 1844) all in Ireland. Then Richard (B 1856) Dennis (B 1857) and Mary (B 1859) in Brooklyn, NY After the 1860 Census available information on them has been extremely sparse at best. So if your Scully is from Brooklyn we just might be connected if any of the above matches your information, Good Luck Jim


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