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Resarching Mary Kane Doran of Belfast, Northern Ireland

I’m hoping to find out more about the second wife, Mary Kane, of my Irish great-grandfather, Bernard Doran. His first wife, Mary Hall, was my direct ancestor, but it always helps in family research to look at all sides. 703 more words

Family Names

Who Am I?

We normally identify ourselves with our names, don’t we? Well I have accumulated several of those.

Supposedly my mother gave me my first two names from those of bible characters, David, and Joseph. 359 more words

Lockwood, Edmonds, Beede and Lamb

In An Adirondack Portfolio, my dad mentions several family names. Does anyone recognize them? I’m particularly interested in Lockwood, Edmonds and Beede from around the Keene Valley area and Lamb who lived about two miles out of Lake Placid towards Saranac Lake. 14 more words

The Adirondacks

Chinese Family Member Names - Part 3

Chinese families have a name for everyone. Families are strongly paternal and hierarchical. This blog is part 3 covering extended family members.

English: Paternal Grandfather (Father’s father) 157 more words

Chinese Family Member Names - Part 2

Chinese families have a name for everyone. Families are strongly paternal and hierarchical. This blog is part 2 covering extended family members.

English: Brother-in-law – Older sister’s husband… 180 more words

Chinese Family Member Names - Part 1

Chinese families have a name for everyone. Families are strongly paternal and hierarchical. This blog is part 1 covering immediate family members.

English: family / household… 154 more words

Researching your Lebanese ancestry

By Sandra Hasser Bennett

It is estimated that there were between one and two million Americans of Arab descent living in the United States in 1980. 3,029 more words

Lebanese Immigrants