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!
Silver Linings Deed Book
I've had a bit of extra time on my hands, thanks to my immunocompromised status and an unending pandemic. It has been frustrating, sad, and boring, but the silver lining is always there. This time, it appeared as a rabbit hole that led straight to where the Lillys landed in Pennsylvania.
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.
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.