My Family History: a never ending story
.....stories learned.....discoveries made.....mysteries uncovered and solved
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Cousins can be found in the most unexpected places
A couple of weeks ago, I attended the annual Ontario Genealogical Society conference in Ottawa for four jam-packed brain expanding days. I j...
Sunday, 11 June 2017
The family of John Doherty & Margaret Esmonde of Old Town Toronto
I posted one of the invaluable pieces of research I've found in the past month about my 1st cousin 3x removed, John Doherty (1807-18...
Saturday, 10 June 2017
Dohertys, McFeelys and McCorkells everywhere
It seems like weeks that I've been adding my many new cousins to my database. Oh wait, it has been weeks. Remarkably though, none of the...
Thursday, 1 June 2017
Dungiven connections in 19th century Toronto
Have I mentioned how very pleased I am to have found ancestors who lived in Toronto? Honestly, I feel more legitimate now, participating in ...
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
My Ontario Dohertys' descendants (there were many)
Where to begin? Gentle reader, since my last post, I've worked almost exclusively on tracing the trail of many new found ancestors, desc...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
John Doherty: A new 1st cousin 3x removed
Since discovering Sarah Doherty McCorkell a couple of weeks ago, I've been immersed daily, sometimes for hours at a time, in genealogy r...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
The Ancients: Katherine Swynford 1350-1403
When I wrote about my Plantagenet 19th great grandfather John of Gaunt here , I mentioned that I am fascinated by the story of his three wiv...
Sunday, 7 May 2017
Discovering Sarah Doherty and her descendants
A tantalizing bright shiny object (BSO) presented itself to me early yesterday morning when a genealogy cousin reminded me that she had sent...
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