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Crushed By Auto!

Young Man Said to Have Been Victim of a Joy Ride… The Alexandria Gazette was a succession of newspapers based in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. The newspaper was established on February 5, 1784 by George Richard & Company as the Virginia Journal.  … Continue reading

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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

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Stepping Back In Time!

The Usher Ancestral home, Co. Antrim… On my most recent trip back home in the summer of 2014 I had no idea of the unexpected treasures, revelations and surprises I would come across on this particular trip.  I had an invitation to … Continue reading

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Sentimental Sunday!

A Short Life… Born on 23 Jun 1906 in 41 Cherryville Street, Belfast I had always thought that my paternal grandmother, Lizzie Berry; was the youngest of seven children born to James Berry and Mary Agnes Scott.  It would seem I … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday!

The Templecormac Graveyard, Upper Ballinderry…  “We do not need to grieve for the dead. Why should we grieve for them? They are now in a place where there is no more shadow, darkness, loneliness, isolation, or pain. They are home.” … Continue reading

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The Ballinderry Middle Church

Forgotten Graves… During my very recent trip “back home” I spent much of my time documenting cemeteries, grave yards and family burial grounds in Northern Ireland.  One of the many that I visited was the Middle Church in Ballinderry where … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday!

“It is lovely to meet an old person whose face is deeply lined…” “…a face that has been deeply inhabited, to look in the eyes and find light there.” ― John O’Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom Copyright (c) (2014) (https://colleenjmurdoch.wordpress.com). … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday!

“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

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Mystery Monday!

Faces Without a Name… These are some of my family, unfortunately other family photos remain  beautiful “Faces Without A Name”! I believe that the “Face Without A Name” is Richard Scott the father of Mary Agnes.  If that is the case, … 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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