Focusing on Early Family Stories

Already as a young child I was fascinated by the stories passed down by my Nolan ancestors and wondered about my relatives left behind in Ireland those many years ago. Over the years I have made much progress in researching my own family's roots and, as early as 1997, started putting together resources which would help other Nolans discover their own family roots and possible linkages to other known families.

There are many websites dealing with Nolan family research but, none to my knowledge, which attempt to clarify early Nolan family history and any links which might exist between the various branches of Nolans. This website is my humble attempt at filling this void, providing to the Nolan family researcher:

The website's main resources may also be accessed
by clicking on the thumbnail images located along the bottom of the page.

With best regards,

Roger Nowlan

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