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Category Archives: Co. Donegal
A Hero of The First of July Attack!
Diver, Thomas Wilson, M.M., L.-Corpl., 2nd Battn. (108th Foot) The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers… Born on 7 Feb 1898 in 21 Lewis Street in the City of Londonderry, Thomas Wilson Diver was the second child and eldest son of eight born … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Donegal, Co. Donegal, Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Hubei Tagged Diver Family, Family History, Genealogy, Ireland, Londonderry, Wilson Family, WW1 11 Comments
Sudden Death In The City!
Mr. John Chambers, William Street, Derry… An article published in the Derry Journal – Monday 19 November 1906 stated: “On Friday Mr. John Chambers, William Street, Derry, died under painfully sudden circumstances. He and some other men were standing at … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Donegal, Co. Donegal, Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Glasgow, Ireland, Scotland Tagged Bustard Family, Chambers Family, Co. Donegal, Co. Londonderry, Derry City Cemetery, Family History, GeneaBlogger, Genealogy; Ireland; Records, Ireland, Kelly Family, Londonderry, Love Family, Walker Family 7 Comments
Derry Man Missing!
Mr. Alfred Beattie of Lewis Street, Derry… “Mr. Alfred Beattie (59) of Lewis Street, Derry has been missing from his home since Wednesday last and considerable anxiety prevails as to his whereabouts. Mr. Beattie, who is unmarried, lived with his … Continue reading
My Lynch/Wilson Family of Burt, Co. Donegal…
A Preponderance of the Evidence! Several months ago, upon obtaining burial records for my 2nd great grandfather, Thomas Wilson; I discovered he was born in Burt, Co. Donegal. The record also revealed that his parents, and my 3rd great grandparents; … Continue reading
I Am Bound To Them!
I am bound to them… …though I cannot look into their eyes or hear their voices. I honor their history I cherish their lives I will tell their story I will remember them! Author – Unknown
The Hunters of Donegal & Londonderry!
From Bohillion, Newtoncunningham to Lewis Street, Londonderry… Ferris Row was located just off Bishop Street in Londonderry and was the birthplace of my great grand aunt, Mary Wilson. Known as Minnie, she was born on 7 Jan 1865 to Thomas … Continue reading
Too Many Deaths Too Soon!
The Beattie/Flanagan Connection…. Born on 9 Jul 1866 in Fountain Place, Londonderry she was a daughter, sister, wife and mother. Her name was Rebecca and she was named after her mother and her great grandmother. Rebecca Beattie is my great grand … Continue reading