Tag Archives: Elvin Family

“Something About Mary”!

Born in Londonderry to parents from Stranorlar and Lough Eske, Donegal… A  Birth Notice published in the Derry Journal on 15 Mar 1876 stated; “Elvin – March 12, at the Middle-road, Derry, the wife of Mr. William Elvin of a … Continue reading

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The Johnston’s of Ardnableask & the Elvin’s of Cashelnavean, Co. Donegal!

Jane Johnston – My 2nd Great Aunt or… Is She? A daughter, sister, wife and mother – Jane Johnston was born about 1854 in Lough Eske, Co. Donegal.  Jane is one of six children born to John Johnston and Isabella … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday!

Reminiscing… Time was I used to walk away When wearied by the old folks’ chatter About some joy of yesterday To me, such memories didn’t matter I’d often heard the tales they told And I was living in the present … Continue reading

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Strangers in the Box!

“Strangers in the Box”… Come, look with me inside this drawer,  In this box I’ve often seen,  At the pictures, black and white,  Faces proud, still, serene.  I wish I knew the people,  These strangers in the box,  Their names … Continue reading

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St. Columb’s Court Swifts Football Team

Family photos can be found from the strangest resources. Several months ago, on the 400th Anniversary of Derry’s FB page (which unfortunately has been taken down by the owner); a photo appeared of the St. Columb’s Court Swifts Football Team.  … Continue reading

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