Published by Bone discovery suggests a mysterious ancient species of human lived alongside our ancestors

Bone discovery suggests a mysterious ancient species of human lived alongside our ancestors

Published by Dick Eastman: Troy Irish Genealogy Website adds Death Notices Appearing in Troy, NY Newspapers 1797 – 1860

The following is an extract of a message received from Bill McGrath of the Troy Irish Genealogy Society: An index to 6,198 death notices that were published in five different Troy, New York newspapers from 1797 to 1860 was created by staff at the Troy Public Library in 1938. The Troy Irish Genealogy Society was…

Published by FletcherFamilyTree: The True Sons of Ireland

Irish fraternal organizations were influential in their communities during the 19th and 20th centuries. Their mainstay in American society is due to the fact that they assisted new immigrants in transitioning to living in their adopted country. Several fraternal organizations rose to prominence such as Ancient Order of Hibernians, Knights of Columbus, and Catholic Daughters […]

Published by Dick Eastman: Limerick DNA Project to Help Decode Irish Family History

A genealogical project pioneered by Limerick’s Mary Immaculate College that uses DNA to trace the genetic history of Limerick families may serve as an inspiration to other Irish communities on how to engage with their heritage, according to Minister Jimmy Deenihan. The aim of the project is to bring together the historical and genealogical research…

Published by Dick Eastman: Book Review: Finding Your Irish Ancestors in New York City

The following book review was written by Bobbi King: Finding Your Irish Ancestors in New York City By Joseph Buggy Genealogical Publishing Co. 2014. 165 pages. This manual describes the resources available to the researcher looking for Irish ancestors in the five boroughs of New York City: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island. The…