One in ten Americans can claim membership in the Irish heritage demographic, and our immigrant ancestors all have amazing stories to tell. But certain ancestors sure do make it difficult to find those stories!
This Grand Old Man
With some ancestors, it's easy to find just about anything you'd want to know. But sometimes, it's time to branch out to discover more.
Coming To America: John Reedy Edition
John Reedy paid a fortune to come to America on a ship that was eerily similar to the RMS Titanic. It was so similar, in fact, that I wondered if John Jacob Astor himself would make an appearance! So, funny story about that...
June Brides and Lockdowns
When I wanted to learn more about my great-grandparents' wedding, I thought it would probably take a week or so to find that one record I needed. Oh, pre-lockdown me, you were so optimistic...and so very, very wrong.
25 Days Before the Hurricane
Just 25 days before Hurricane Katrina devastated the city, I would learn a thing or two about the magic of New Orleans cemeteries. #MSConnections