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Born in Scotland and Died in Londonderry!

Lived in Coleraine and Buried in Ballymoney…

He was the eldest son of William Murdock and Jane McDougall, one of ten; and the only one born in Scotland.  479 more words

Family History


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My niece, Tanisha, posted a picture of herself and her Granny on a social website the other day and when I saw it, it struck a chord in my soul.  329 more words

African Americans

Dowsett's War - Part 4

While researching the Dowsett family military history I began to notice that sometimes, simple bits of information can suddenly increase in significance once they are put in context.  534 more words


My Lynch/Wilson Family of Burt, Co. Donegal…

A Preponderance of the Evidence!

Several months ago, upon obtaining burial records for my 2nd great grandfather, Thomas Wilson; I discovered he was born in Burt, Co. 645 more words

Family History

Day 81: Family Stories

My paternal grandma grew up around Ozark, AR which is down in Franklin County on the Arkansas River at the feet of the Ozark Mountains. She came from a family of sharecroppers that worked themselves to death over the the course of four generations. 807 more words


Quilts and Ancestry

The flea market is a wonderful place. Look what my mother found for me at the flea market:

A vintage case full of knitting needles and other little knitting goodies. 789 more words

Bringing "The Story of Life" to Life

Everyone likes a good origin story, how did it all get started? The company TSOLife was incorporated in Sept 2014, but the concept was inspired decades before. 327 more words