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  • Week 6: Same Name

    This prompt at first I thought was going to be hard to do mainly because I am the only Daniel in my family on both sides however there is one that came before me – my 2x great grandfather Daniel Fraher. Daniel “Dan” Fraher was born on November 16th 1852 in Seskinane, Tooraneena, Co. Waterford… Read more

  • Genealogy Lists

    Well over on Twitter, I started a thread of genealogy related lists whether its for looking up your Emerald Isle Ancestors or searching for those on centre stage these lists will hopefully help and please check back often for updates! (Click on the link to be taken to the list) If you want to be… Read more

  • Relationship Pictures for Family Tree Builders

    Okay, so I did a poll on my social media telling you all about pictures I did that have the relation from the root person to another person’s profile in the tree. They are all 1000 x 1000 pixels so crop them if you need to! Hope these help you and enjoy… NOTE: I have… Read more

  • Week 3: Long Line

    I’m getting back into the swing of writing more #52Ancestors posts. This post I’m going to talk about the names that have popped up in my tree or “A Long Line of Johns” There are three generations of Johns The first John I don’t know much about other than the fact that he lived in… Read more

  • Important things found on a birth certificate (originally posted on January 30th 2020)

    Below is an explanation of what info is in a birth cert: The registration district that the birth was registered in What union the district is in What county the district & union is in The entry number Date & location of the birth Christian/Birth name Gender Father’s name and residence (where the father lived)… Read more

  • Remembering Pax Whelan (1890-1986) (originally posted on Jul 8th 2019)

    Patrick “Pax” Whelan was born on July 8th 1890 in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford to Patrick Whelan and Bridget Carey. Pax would be the oldest of 5 siblings (in order as follows: Pax, Michael, Jack, Edmond & Mary (known as Maisie by family). Life for Pax & his family was difficult as his mother Bridget had… Read more

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