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Wordless Wednesday!

“In the end, we’ll all become stories” Margaret Attwood. “If Stones Could Speak”! Copyright (c) (2014) (https://colleenjmurdoch.wordpress.com). All Rights Reserved.   

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“A Sea Faring Man”

The One Who Doesn’t Want To Be Found” … My Brick Wall! Once again I am returning to Robert Berry who is my 2nd great grandfather… he’s the one who doesn’t want to be found; or maybe he does and … Continue reading

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Theresa Scott

A Sad Life… Theresa is my 2nd great aunt; she is one of eleven children born to Richard Scott and Ann Jane Tinsley.  The Scott families were well respected farmers in Stoneyford, Co. Antrim, where I’ve traced them back to … Continue reading

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The “Inner Circle” – Can the Barrier be Broken?

Definition of the “The Inner Circle”:  http://dictionary.reference.com defines the Inner Circle as “an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose”; http://www.collinsdictionary.com says, “a clique or a group of people or who share a common interest, aim or purpose”; whereas … Continue reading

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Burial Records – A Great Resource

When researching ancestors a great resource are burial records.  The records tend to show date of death, burial date, residence at time of death, grave number and often the proprietor of the grave.  They also show all occupants of the … Continue reading

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