University of Central Florida
If you arrived at this page from an outside link, and do not have a surname list to the left, CLICK HERE Meanings of the Sullivan name
Sullivan/Sullivant: Anglicized form of the Gaelic O'Suileabhain
, descendant of Suileabhan , a given name composed of the elements suil
= eye + dubh = black, dark + the diminutive suffix -an.
Then there is the story of an Irish chieftan that lost an eye in
battle and became known as One-Eye.
Sullivan - O Suileabhain, descendant of Suileabhain (suil means
Levan is a Celtic deity. Therefore, this is the "eye of the god")
Another meaning is Hawk-eyed.
My Mom, Annie Eliza Beckner Sullivan, age 90, of Winter Park FL, passed away Friday, November 26, 2010.
This family shares the same obituary:
John Thomas BECKNER
Annie (TURNER) BECKNER
George Milton ALDRIDGE
Nannie (Sis) BECKNER
Eliza Jane HANCOCK
Ora Curtis POFF
Links Related Directly to my Family Line and Surnames
William Johnston page with Sowder info
Descendants of Johan Nicholas BECKNER
The BECKNER family from Germany to America
"THE SOWDER GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY"
Prillaman Family Genealogy
Information for Annie Turner can be found at the
Mormen Family Search page.
Families of Floyd Co., Virginia
Irish Surname Links
Irish & Celtic Resources on the Internet
Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter
Irish genealogy search: research family history at The Irish Times
Walshes on the World Wide Wide
German Surname Links
Baden-Württemberg Mail List
Federation of East European Family History Societies
Palatines to America
Beckner Surname forum
Thrash Surname forum
Genealogy on the Web
Family Tree Maker FamilyHistory.com
another collection of message boards
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Genealogical Education - Part I
Genealogical Education - Part II
Genealogical Education - Part III
The Morman FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service
Genealogy Online (Rootsweb)
Minnesota Genealogical Society
Ottawa Branch -
Ontario Genealogical Society
Brother's Keeper genealogy software
PBS Ancestors Web Site
Civil War Genealogy FAQ - http://members.aol.com/jweaver303/tn/cwgenfaq.htm
THE 1860 FLOYD COUNTY, VIRGINIA CENSUS - http://www.ls.net/~newriver/nrv.htm
Roster of the Original 28th Massachusetts
GEDCOM to HTML converters - a google search
Kenny's Bookshop and Art Galleries, High Street, Galway, Ireland.
Heritage Books Inc
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