The Quilietti Family

Your Quilietti family heritage

CONNOLLY connections

There are a few branches of the family who find themselves stretching back to this very common Irish surname.

BRANCH 1

Connected through the Stanton line we find the family emigrating to Scotland from Oranmore in County Galway, most probably fleeing from the famine. Anthony Connolly 1804-1859 and Bridget Kilday 1814-1884 found themselves in Edinburgh. In 1851 they were in Irish Lodgings in Allison’s Close in Little Ireland, the Cowgate, Edinburgh with their family of 5 who had all been born in Ireland.

Their daughter Margaret Connolly 1837-1920 married John Gordon 1839-1899 who was from Connemarra in County Galway. They married in St. Patrick’s RC Church in the Cowgate on 4th June 1853. Their son Patrick Gordon

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