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Tag Archives: Ireland
Templecormac, Upper Ballinderry – A Family Cemetery? Photographed on a trip “back home” during the summer of 2012, it would seem this tiny little cemetery is a private family burial ground. I’ve since discovered that some of my family may be interred … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Co. Antrim, Family History, GeneaBlogger Daily Blogging Prompt, Genealogy, Ireland 6 Comments
Faces Without A Name… One of my “Faces Without A Name”! The photo on the left was among the possessions of my maternal grandmother; unfortunately no names are written on the back! The photo was taken by William Anderson of 364 … Continue reading
A Love Connection
From Drumachose, Co. Londonderry to Northbridge, Massachusetts Born in Drumachose, Daniel Love is my 2nd great grand uncle. He was the eldest son and one of nine children born to John Love & Nancy Anne McAlister. One of his brothers … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland, Kyle Family, Love Family Leave a comment
9140 – Sergeant Alexander Murdock
2nd Bn Highland Light Infantry Alexander, known as Alex; is my 1st cousin 3x removed. His father, Alexander; and my 2nd great grandfather, William; were siblings. Alexander was born on 2 Jul 1879 in Ballymoney, Co. Antrim. As I mentioned … Continue reading
Posted in Burial Records, Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Ballymoney, Burial Records, Co. Antrim, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland, Murdoch Family, WWI 9 Comments
“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
Faces Without A Name
A multitude of photos with no names attached! I have an abundance of old family photos, which I assembled while on my last trip to Ireland in the summer of 2012. With over 3,000 images: family photos, documents and the … Continue reading
Posted in Belfast, Co. Antrim, Co. Down, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Chambers Family, Co. Antrim, Co. Down, Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland, Love Family, Scott Family, Wilson Family 2 Comments
It’s A Small World!
Many people use the term “It’s A Small World”; have you ever stopped to think about HOW small our world really is? You may run into someone at a ball game that you hadn’t expected to see and say, “Oh, … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Beattie Family - Maternal Line, Co. Londonderry, Ireland, Rankin Family 4 Comments
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
Posted in Belfast, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland, Misc. Tagged Belfast, Berry Family, Black Irish, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland, Murdoch Family 14 Comments
Christ Church Derriaghy (Church of Ireland)
Another beautiful Church my family is affiliated with. This stunning church is located on the outskirts of the City of Lisburn in County Antrim. My Scott, Berry, Waring & Hendren families are connected with this beautiful Church. The name of … Continue reading
St. Columb’s Cathedral – “My Granny’s Church”!
St Columb’s Cathedral is near and dear to my heart; I often refer to it as “My Granny’s Church”! My family has been affiliated with the church for decades. Many were married, baptized and confirmed at the church. Some were in … Continue reading
Posted in Family History Tagged Family History, Ireland, Londonderry, Love Family, Wilson Family 1 Comment