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!
Curious Charles and the Swearing Parrot
Did Grandpa really lie his way into the military at age 16? I was curious about that legend, but never in a million years did I expect to learn the truth behind it.
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...
Deleting John Brown
I expected 25%, but my DNA test revealed that I was actually 49% Irish. Had I made a research mistake, or had an ancestor been less than truthful somewhere along the way?