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Friday’s Faces From The Past!

My Berry Connection… “I would I were alive again to kiss the fingers of the rain.” Edna St. Vincent Millay     Copyright (c) (2014) (https://colleenjmurdoch.wordpress.com). All Rights Reserved. 

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Twenty Two Years Ago Today…

Robert Sweeney, named after his grandmother Lizzie Sweeney of Donegal! Referred to as “young Bobby”; he was born in November 1934 at 41 Cherryville Street, Belfast; the home of his maternal grandparents.  23 Vandyk Gardens becoming his family home shortly after.   … 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 “Black Irish” – Who Are We?

Growing up and even into my adult hood I have often been referred to as one of the “Black Irish”; my father calling me his “Black Irish Rose”!  Where did the term come from; or more importantly who am I … Continue reading

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My Great Grandfather – Worked on the Titanic!

James Berry (my great grandfather) was born on 18 Jun 1864 in Lagan Village, Ballymacarret; which is in the Belfast area.  He married Mary Agnes Scott (known as Mary) on 25 Feb 1893 in the Willowfield Church of Ireland, Belfast. … Continue reading

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