From Ireland to Oklahoma
The site is hosted by Tom Vallely in Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A. The
mission of the site is to provide research information, links and a forum
for those interested in the Vallely name. There is information on
other Vallelys on the web, the origin of the name and even
Any outside research or information on individual Vallely trees is always
A page from Gerard Vallely about the Spanish story
in his family history.
The new Vallely Music
I noticed that at times people put info in the
Guestbook wanting information on family links. You
are, of course, welcome to post whatever you want but entries soliciting a
response or information get better results in the
The Guestbook is more of a "Hello,
I was here" type thing. The
makes it easier to have a back and forth dialogue. Even in the
don't expect thousands of responses and immediate satisfaction. There are
more of us than any of us ever dreamed but we are still outnumbered by the
Smiths and Jones.
The forum and guestbook have recent entries about the ever popular myth that
Vallely is of Spanish origin. My DNA testing shows an old, old
Celtic background and this entry about the
Black Irish pretty well refutes the Spanish origin of the
name--at least in my mind. If you have family legends to share I'll be
glad to add them to the Mythology Page.
If you have research that refutes the
Irish paper I'd be glad to link to it or share it on these pages.