Category: Ireland

52 Ancestors : Week # 33 – Troublemaker

The writing prompt for Week # 33 in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge is TROUBLEMAKER. I will resist the urge to name my brother, kidding đŸ˜‰ There have been a couple of ancestors that have caused me grief as far as my research goes, so to me they are the troublemakers. John Wright The…

52 Ancestors : Week # 30 – The Old Country

This week for Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge the writing prompt is The Old Country. When I looked up the definition it states the native country of a person who has gone to live abroad. My Family Now for myself, I have lived in Canada my entire life, but I suppose the Old Country…

David Wright 1831-1902

The David Wright I am researching lately was born in Troy, New York, USA in 1831 on April 30th. He is my husband’s 3x Great-Grandfather. There are several David Wrights in his family! At some point we know that this particular David Wright immigrated to Canada, more specifically into the Egremont, Ontario area. When I…

Irish Roots

Here’s my story about how I found “our” Irish Roots. I had been researching my husband’s family tree for some time when I finally made an exciting break through. As far as I know, my Father-in-law did not know his grandparents. So, he didn’t have much of an idea of where they came from originally.…