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Tag Archives: Wilson Family
A Hero of The First of July Attack!
Diver, Thomas Wilson, M.M., L.-Corpl., 2nd Battn. (108th Foot) The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers… 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 … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Donegal, Co. Donegal, Co. Londonderry, Family History, Geneaology, Hubei Tagged Diver Family, Family History, Genealogy, Ireland, Londonderry, Wilson Family, WW1 11 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
Roll of Honour!
Derry Pilot Officer’s Death – Tribute by Rev. J.A. Donaldson, B.A. … “At the morning service of Great James Street Presbyterian Church, Londonderry, on Sunday, Rev. J.A. Donaldson, B.A., recalled that on Remembrance Sunday Mr. S. Morrison, accompanied by Captain … Continue reading
Posted in Co. Londonderry, Family History, Ireland Tagged Family History, Genealogy, Ireland, Londonderry, Morrison Family, Wilson Family, World War II 3 Comments
“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
My Lynch/Wilson Family of Burt, Co. Donegal…
A Preponderance of the Evidence! Several months ago, upon obtaining burial records for my 2nd great grandfather, Thomas Wilson; I discovered he was born in Burt, Co. Donegal. The record also revealed that his parents, and my 3rd great grandparents; … 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
The Hunters of Donegal & Londonderry!
From Bohillion, Newtoncunningham to Lewis Street, Londonderry… Ferris Row was located just off Bishop Street in Londonderry and was the birthplace of my great grand aunt, Mary Wilson. Known as Minnie, she was born on 7 Jan 1865 to Thomas … Continue reading
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
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
Friday’s Faces From The Past!
Do Not Weep… Do not stand by my grave and weep I am not dead, I do not sleep I am a thousand winds that blow I am a diamond glint on snow I am the sunset on ripened grain … Continue reading