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!
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...
The First Melcena
Why were my ancestors named after the first Melcena? Was she famous, or infamous? Did she live a life of adventure and intrigue? ell...not quite.
Portraits and Presumptions
Every brick wall has a name, and the most beautiful one in my family is named Anne Kennedy.