My Family History: a never ending story
.....stories learned.....discoveries made.....mysteries uncovered and solved
Wednesday, 2 August 2017
The treasure troves that are death notices
My summer has been filled with much genealogy research on multiple fronts with some discoveries. The Derry Journal 's 13 Feb 1914 deta...
Monday, 31 July 2017
Next generation family DNA ethnicity discoveries
I was able to persuade my four adult nieces and nephews (there are no more, so I'm not sure why I stress that they're adults...) t...
Thursday, 13 July 2017
Brick wall: Longford and Cavan roots
In addition to my Donegal origins, I also have undiscovered roots in County Longford and County Cavan. At some point before 2 Jun 1834, ...
Friday, 7 July 2017
About those English nobility linkages of mine
It was a few years ago over a heritage society lunch that I learned from someone who became a great genealogy friend that I descend from Eng...
Monday, 3 July 2017
Happy first blogiversary to me!
Has it been a year already? Oh my. But the calendar doesn't lie. My blogiversary was even recognized here . This is my 122nd blog po...
Wednesday, 28 June 2017
I'm Taking the Canada150 Genealogy Challenge
The land we call Canada is of course much older than 150 years, but on July 1, 1867, the Dominion of Canada came into being with Confedera...
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...
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