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Forward and "Faug a Balac": An Irish Immigrant Family Dugout in Wisconsin (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jennifer Picard. Alexander Anthony. John Richards.

Much of the historical research on Irish immigrants, particularly women and children, focuses on those who moved to urban areas during the time of the Famine. Less has been written about Irish immigration prior to the famine, particularly to rural areas. The McHugh family immigrated to the United States in 1825, settling in Waupaca County, Wisconsin circa 1849. The McHugh site (47WP0294) was occupied by this family for over a century. Following her husband’s death in 1856, Mary McHugh was left...