Tag Archives: Irish

I’ve got Irish bragging rights!

Today is the day to brag about your Irish ancestry and I’ve got that covered! 🙂 Teresa’s Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Michael Dougherty, was born at Lifford, Inishowen, County Donegal, Ireland in 1714 and died in Montgomery County, Virginia in 1787. … Continue reading

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Grandpa Roork would have been 102 today!

If my grandfather Claud Franklin Roork was still alive today, he would have been 102 years old! Grandpa was born in Grandfield, Tillman, Oklahoma on May 15, 1911. He married my Grandmother Rachel Fay Sammon in Marlow, Stephens County, Oklahoma … Continue reading

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So Many Ancestors…So Little Time!

I have tweaked the title above of one of my favorite quotes related to reading, which is, “so many books…so little time,” which is SUPER true, too! I have a file cabinet full of genealogical information to get typed in … Continue reading

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Trace Your Irish Ancestors for FREE for Four Days at Ancestry.com

Trace Your Irish Ancestors for FREE for Four Days at Ancestry.com Ancestry is offering FREE searches for Irish immigrant passenger lists, border crossings and passports through March 17th which, of course, is St. Patrick’s Day! So take advantage of these … Continue reading

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My Grandparents’ Ancestral Surnames…

In the menu bar across the top of my blog you will find the genealogy of each my four main immigrant ancestors starting with the first in America down to my grandparents. In alphabetical order they are: BISHOP – my … Continue reading

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