Lissaroon, the home of William Fannin 1731-1802 and Sarah Ryan

Descendants of William Fannin (1731-1802) and Sarah Ryan (1742-1817) Lissaroon Co Tipperary Ireland

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English: Coat of arms of County Tipperary, Ireland
Coat of arms of County Tipperary, Ireland

The following report details the descendants to five generations of William Fannin (1731-1802) & Sarah Ryan (1742-1817) of Lissaroon Co Tipperary Ireland. Both are buried in Ballycahill Cemetery Co Tipperary. William and Sarah Fannin are the earliest Fanning ancestors I have been able to trace so far.

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I have done an Ancestry DNA test and also have uploaded my test results to GedMatch. My GedMatch kit numbers are A029138 and T470174. Please contact me if we are a match. kathleenmfanningAThotmailDOTcom

5 thoughts on “Descendants of William Fannin (1731-1802) and Sarah Ryan (1742-1817) Lissaroon Co Tipperary Ireland”

  1. I bought an old house and found original documents and bond paperwork that belong to William Fanning. Paperwork is signed the 13th of December 1899. A.S.&W Hutchins Attorneys and Counsellors,69 Wall Street was the lawyer that signed the paperwork.It is registered as No. 744 to The Metropolitan Savings Bank. One of the documents is a bond worth many thousands of dollars. Who owns this? I want to give it back to family.

    1. How intriguing! Do you have any other information on this William Fanning? An address? With an address it might be possible to find him in a census. I would love to see the document if you could send me a scanned copy. Without more details hard to know who he was and which Fanning family he came from. Where did you buy this old house? New York? The Metropolitan Savings Bank if it still exists would have some records about him possibly.

    2. Carol,
      Has a Fanning descendant contacted you? I see you posted this many years ago. I am a Fanning descendant. Dawn Fanning my father was William Fanning.

  2. Hello Carol. My great grandfather was William Fannin who immigrated from Dublin to Hawke’s Bay New Zealand and bought a piece of land in OngaOnga and turned it into a sheep station. One of his sons was Seymour Fannin my Grandfather.

    1. Hi Carolyn,I don’t know of any connection between our two Fanning families as yet.
      I am amazed at the courage of Irish families coming out to Australia and NZ,knowing they would not ever return to see friends and family. But it was also a very intelligent decision as the opportunities for them to prosper seem to have been far greater than if they had emigrated to closer countries especially the States. Cheers Kathleen

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