Wordless Wednesday!

“Days Gone By”…

Wilson - Love Connection

“The special book upon the shelf, 
Was made with many hands. 
Our ancestors who posed back then, 
All came from different lands. 

Wilson - Love Connection

Their pictures were all tucked away, 
And rarely did we see, 
The importance of these treasures, 
The start of you and me. 

Wilson - Love Connection

The history of our families, 
Now here in black and white. 
Preserved with special care and time, 
Each page is done just right. 

Wilson - Love Connection

When time permits, we take it down, 
And think of days long past, 
Our hopes, our dreams, our heritage, 
All safe and made to last. 

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About CJ Murdoch

Genealogy: Looking For "Dead People"! My Journey Back In Time - Tracing my ancestors and researching the counties, cities and towns where they resided. Taking a “Glimpse” into their lives and stories and the times in which they lived; all in an effort to learn about their “Dash”! “I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of his friend. He referred to the dates on her tombstone from the beginning – to the end. He noted that first came the date of her birth and spoke of the second with tears, but he said that what mattered most of all was the dash between those years.” I have always been interested in researching my family tree and “hanging out” in cemeteries. Like most of us... I didn't ask enough questions when elderly family were still living. Oh, what I would give for 24 hours and a camera with my ancestors… just to sit and listen! I'm researching many family lines, including: Murdoch, Wilson, Berry, Love, Scott, Beattie/Beatty, Hendren, Sweeney, Robinson and Elvin; just to name a few. My families are predominantly from counties Antrim, Donegal and Londonderry. However, it seems that many of my family, both maternal and paternal lines "hailed" from Co. Donegal. I was born and raised in Northern Ireland and now live in Ottawa, Canada, making frequent trips back home to visit with my family. Of course those visits also include treks to the many burial grounds of my ancestors. My most recent trip back home was the summer of 2014! If you are interested in help tracing your ancestors I’d love to hear from you!
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