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Tag Archives: Geneaology
2nd Bn Highland Light Infantry!
9140 – Sergeant Alexander Murdock… “Intimation has been received by Mr. Alexander Murdock, Union Street, Ballymoney, that his son, Private Alexander Murdock, Highland Light Infantry, was wounded in action in France, and is now in hospital in England, suffering from … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Glasgow, Ireland, Scotland, World War 1 Tagged Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland, Murdoch/Murdock Family, Scotland, WW1 7 Comments
Twisted Limbs & Crooked Branches!
“When Great Trees Fall” … The north of Ireland was battered by heavy rains as violent storms caused flooding. The downpours swept in from the Atlantic, hitting Co Donegal before moving across Northern Ireland during Tuesday evening. Bridges collapsed, roads were washed out and … Continue reading
Posted in Burial Records, Co. Londonderry, Derry City Cemetery, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland, Misc. Tagged Family History, Geneaology, Ireland, Love Family, Misc., Wilson Family 12 Comments
The Great Escape!!!
From Stoneyford to Belfast and Back… Mary Agnes Scott was born on 21 Jan 1867 in Knocknadona, Magheragall Parish, Co. Antrim. She was the third child of ten born to Mary Agnes Hendren and Richard James Scott. She is my paternal … Continue reading
Posted in Belfast, Co. Antrim, Family History, Ireland Tagged Berry Family, Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland, Scott Family 17 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
“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old…”
From Duke Street to Kammel, Belgium and Back… Born on 18 Mar 1895 he was the fourth son and seventh child of nine born to Samuel Starrett and Ellen Neely Beattie. William, most commonly known as Willie; is my 1st cousin … 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
Cranky Old Man! What do you see nurses? What do you see? What are you thinking when you’re looking at me? A cranky old man… not very wise Uncertain of habit… with faraway eyes Who dribbles his food and makes … Continue reading
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
A Life Cut Short!
A Diver of Londonderry & Donegal… 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 to George William Diver and, my great … Continue reading
“Days Gone By”… “The special book upon the shelf, Was made with many hands. Our ancestors who posed back then, All came from different lands. Their pictures were all tucked away, And rarely did we see, The importance of these treasures, … Continue reading