Tag: ireland

When Persistence Seems Futile

I have one of those ancestors.  And it’s a big one.  He’s my Great Great Great Grandfather, on my father’s side.  And to be honest, it feels as if he is standing in my way – physically preventing me from progressing further back in the Morgan history….

The Committee is Placed in A Most Painful Situation

I have been a member of http://www.Ancestry.Com for just over a decade.  I have availed myself of the several resources there quite happily, but from time to time, have scratched my head wondering how things were indexed.  Now this project has been going on for ages,…

Racial Memory

Ok, so tonight, in London, I was introduced to someone from Ireland purely becuase we were both female with red curly hair and both had ancestral claims from Ireland. Now, I am 5th generation Irish-American born and raised with a high percentage of Irish…

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