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Irish wit and tragedy

My great, great grandmother Ann M. Sullivan, born November 1861 in a mining town in Wayne County, Pennsylvania to Irish parents, was still a teenager when her family moved to Jersey City. There she married an Irish-born fireman, Daniel McMahon. … Weiterlesen

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“One Million Years B.C.”

Before the heathens were Christianized they hunted dinosaurs, which were then renamed dragons by the missionaries. In my family we must have had a color television set, because I remember watching “One Million Years B.C”, a British made film which … Weiterlesen

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Leading citizen

  Ephraim Lewis Wires (1834-1905), my great grandfather. Boston newspapers – mid-May 1905

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