Monthly Archives: October 2010

A Day In Quebec 2007

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In the Fall of 2007 we cruised on The Norwegian Dawn to New England and eastern Canada, stopping for the day on September 28th in Quebec City. In the morning we toured the basilica of St. Anne de Beaupre nineteen … Continue reading

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A Day In Dublin 2009

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We flew from San Francisco to Dublin in March of 2009 and spent a couple of nights in Sutton in northwest County Dublin. After breakfast on our second day in Ireland we went on a pleasant walk to the coastal … Continue reading

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The Muckles of Bodie

My great grandparents Tom Muckle and Bessie Gallagher lived most of their lives in Virginia City, Nevada where they were married in 1871. Tom died there in 1922. Bessie moved to San Francisco with her daughter Maggie and family in … Continue reading

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Milan’s Most Famous Intersection

I was watching a spy thriller the other night where one secret agent passes a parcel to another in the middle of a crowded intersection in Milan. Hey, I said to myself, I’ve been there! and I remembered our four-day … Continue reading

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Searching for the birthplace of our Gallaghers in Ireland

My wife and I spent five weeks in Ireland in 2002 looking for the birthplaces of my six great grandparents who were born in Ireland. We spent a week in County Down with some Muckle relatives who showed us around … Continue reading

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The Gallagher Girls of Virginia City

Times were tough in rural Ireland in the years following the Great Famine. One son would inherit the small family farm and his siblings would have to find some other place to live. Peter Gallagher inherited his father’s farm and … Continue reading

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Churches we saw last year in Milan

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We stayed four days in Milan in March, 2009.  Here are some photos of some of the churches we visited. The first few churches are those we encountered during a walk around the neighborhood of our hotel. Then we took … Continue reading

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Breakthrough on Belduke Brick Wall

I hit a brick wall several years ago on my Belduke / Bolduc line but just recently that wall began to crumble! A couple of weeks ago I read in one of my Rootsweb mailing lists that the LDS folks … Continue reading

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Churches in Ireland

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Here are some photos of the churches we visited during our  trips to Ireland in 2002 and 2009.

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Traveling to Texas with our Grandson

Our Carson City roadtrip with our seven-year-old grandson Harry last Summer was such a success that we ventured out again two weeks later. This time we flew to Texas for a long weekend visiting relatives. We left early Friday morning … Continue reading

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