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ROURKE, Tole 1
- Born: About 1803
- Marriage (1): McGARY, Margaret
Other names for Tole were RORKE, Toal 2 and ROURKE, Tullie.2
TITHE APPLOTMENT BOOK: TULLYNISKAN PARISH 1826
In the list held for the parish of Tullyniskan in County Tyrone, the townland of Crenagh features fifty seven times. Among those surnamed Rourke in Crenagh are:
"ROURKE Tole Crenagh" 1
The meaning of the name Tully, Tullie or Toal, is said to be "from the little hill". Its origin is Celtic or Gaelic. It is an anglicised version of the Irish word Tuathal meaning "prince of the people". Others translate as "Mighty".
Tole married Margaret McGARY. (Margaret McGARY was born about 1806.)
Internet Site, http://www.cotyroneireland.com/tithe/tullyniskan.html PRONI: FIN 5A/268/1&2 Transcribed by Len Swindley.
(http://ifhf.rootsireland.ie), Dungannon RC Parish County Tyrone Church Baptism Record.