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Dragonfly ([personal profile] dragonfly) wrote in [community profile] genealogy2015-03-26 01:10 pm

52 Ancestors challenge Week 12 "Same"

Back before the internet was useful for genealogy research, I was in college with friends who were largely uninterested in genealogy, though I was, and had been since I was a small child. Knowing my interest, one friend, N, mentioned that her grandfather had done a careful recreation of all his lines back to when they weren't in the U.S. anymore. He had printed it up in manuscript form and given a copy to all his grandchildren. She had hers in the back of a closet, and would I like to see it? Yes, of course I would! Read more... )
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Dragonfly ([personal profile] dragonfly) wrote in [community profile] genealogy2015-03-19 02:32 pm

52 Ancestors challenge Week 11 "Luck o' the Irish"

Last week I blogged about my Irish ancestor who survived the wreck of The Faithful Steward. That was lucky for him, but the 190 or so people who died in that wreck were all Irish -- not the lucky ones, apparently. In fact, when I look at history, "luck" of the Irish seems almost ironic.
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