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Tag Archives: Love Family
Johnston Alexander Love, My Maternal Great Grandfather…
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
Friday’s Faces From the Past!
They Are Family… but from which Twisted Limb? “…to gaze into the face of another is to gaze into the depth and entirety of his life.” ― John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom Copyright (c) (2014) (https://colleenjmurdoch.wordpress.com). All Rights … Continue reading
“Faces Without A Name” … Yet again, I’m immersed in looking at old family photos! I have so many beautiful photos from family albums which, unfortunately still remain “Faces Without A Name”! My never ending quest to find my “dead … Continue reading
Posted in Belfast, Co. Antrim, Co. Donegal, Co. Down, Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Beattie Family - Maternal Line, Berry Family, Co. Antrim, Co. Donegal, Co. Londonderry, Family History, GeneaBlogger Daily Blogging Prompt, Love Family, Murdoch Family, Norry Family, Scott Family, Usher Family Leave a comment
They Hailed from Where Exactly?
To Londonderry via Letterykenny & Glasgow My maternal 2nd great grandparents were John Chambers and Catherine Johnston. Their marriage was “Solemnized at Londonderry in the Parish of Templemore in Co. Derry” on 13 September 1870 in St. Columb’s Cathedral, indicating … Continue reading
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
My Granny’s House
The Home of Three Generations! The year was 1904, and the house was one of twenty situated off Fountain Street. 12 Victoria Street was a two up two down terraced house on, what I thought of as, a very steep … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Ireland Tagged Burial Records, Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Love Family, Wilson Family 7 Comments
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
A Strange Coincidence, or Was It?
I’ve been working on my family tree “Twisted Limbs & Crooked Branches” for about 3 years now. Like many, I started collecting information and photos several years prior. I had spent time in the Knock Road Cemetery in Ballymoney, Co. … 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